Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > London
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 134 140
Rank change year-on-year -33 +6 -30
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1,516 1,783 1,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.19% 2.59% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.40% 6.35% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,304 1,682 1,841
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 28,084 28,060 32,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.51% 40.76% 39.99%
Number of salaries quoted 22,999 23,905 28,767
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in London

WCF
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in London.

Salary trend for WCF in London

WCF
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in London over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in London

WCF
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the London region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -12 212 £62,500 +4.17% 32
South London -34 43 £57,500 +35.29% 4
West London -46 36 £47,500 -5.00% 23
East London +7 26 £50,000 -9.09% 6
North London -6 2 £61,000 +28.42%
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for WCF.

1 1,477 (97.43%) C#
2 1,316 (86.81%) .NET
3 1,122 (74.01%) SQL Server
4 1,097 (72.36%) Agile Software Development
5 1,025 (67.61%) MVC
6 1,000 (65.96%) ASP.NET
7 885 (58.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 842 (55.54%) TDD
9 647 (42.68%) WPF
10 631 (41.62%) Finance
11 561 (37.01%) Web Application Development
12 549 (36.21%) .NET Framework
13 542 (35.75%) SQL
14 541 (35.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 520 (34.30%) JavaScript
16 484 (31.93%) ASP.NET Web API
17 463 (30.54%) Microsoft
18 449 (29.62%) Scrum
19 438 (28.89%) BDD
20 432 (28.50%) Entity Framework
21 426 (28.10%) HTML
22 397 (26.19%) AngularJS
23 350 (23.09%) CSS
24 341 (22.49%) NUnit
25 336 (22.16%) OO
26 321 (21.17%) Git (software)
27 301 (19.85%) RESTful
28 287 (18.93%) Node.js
29 277 (18.27%) Banking
30 269 (17.74%) NHibernate

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 141 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 90 (5.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 81 (5.34%) CMS
4 68 (4.49%) Umbraco
5 59 (3.89%) BizTalk Server
6 50 (3.30%) EPiServer
7 40 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
8 36 (2.37%) Sitecore CMS
9 28 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 25 (1.65%) WebSphere
11 23 (1.52%) IIS
11 23 (1.52%) Kentico
12 22 (1.45%) DNN
12 22 (1.45%) Immediacy CMS
12 22 (1.45%) Sitefinity
13 8 (0.53%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.40%) NServiceBus
15 2 (0.13%) Apache Solr
16 1 (0.066%) Apache Spark
16 1 (0.066%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 65 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.53%) Markit EDM
2 8 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.13%) RMDS
5 1 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 262 (17.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (3.03%) Office 365
3 38 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (1.78%) IaaS
5 24 (1.58%) Google Play
6 20 (1.32%) PaaS
7 17 (1.12%) Yammer
8 15 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
9 14 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (0.79%) Serverless
11 8 (0.53%) GitHub
12 7 (0.46%) Force.com
13 6 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
14 5 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 4 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
16 3 (0.20%) npm
17 2 (0.13%) SaaS
18 1 (0.066%) NuGet
18 1 (0.066%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.22%) Internet
2 21 (1.39%) Intranet
3 16 (1.06%) DNS
4 12 (0.79%) Firewall
4 12 (0.79%) HTTP
5 9 (0.59%) LTE
6 6 (0.40%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.33%) VPN
8 3 (0.20%) FTP
8 3 (0.20%) SSL
9 2 (0.13%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.066%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,122 (74.01%) SQL Server
2 267 (17.61%) NoSQL
3 250 (16.49%) SQL Server 2016
4 247 (16.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 94 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 84 (5.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 66 (4.35%) MongoDB
7 66 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 62 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 38 (2.51%) Couchbase
10 31 (2.04%) Relational Database
11 20 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
12 19 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
13 17 (1.12%) Redis
14 12 (0.79%) Big Data
15 11 (0.73%) MySQL
15 11 (0.73%) Oracle Database
16 10 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
17 9 (0.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 341 (22.49%) NUnit
2 321 (21.17%) Git (software)
3 254 (16.75%) Rhino Mocks
4 230 (15.17%) Visual Studio
5 176 (11.61%) Subversion
6 163 (10.75%) Moq
7 149 (9.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 71 (4.68%) MSTest
9 54 (3.56%) TeamCity
10 38 (2.51%) Visual Studio Team System
11 34 (2.24%) Jenkins
12 28 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
13 23 (1.52%) JIRA
14 22 (1.45%) Selenium
15 20 (1.32%) MSBuild
16 14 (0.92%) CruiseControl
16 14 (0.92%) FitNesse
17 12 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 9 (0.59%) gulp
18 9 (0.59%) Jasmine
General
1 631 (41.62%) Finance
2 277 (18.27%) Banking
3 155 (10.22%) Games
4 124 (8.18%) Investment Banking
5 116 (7.65%) Front Office
6 48 (3.17%) Retail
7 47 (3.10%) Advertising
8 36 (2.37%) Financial Institution
9 32 (2.11%) Music Industry
10 27 (1.78%) Back Office
11 21 (1.39%) Law
12 18 (1.19%) Legal
13 15 (0.99%) Publishing
14 13 (0.86%) Marketing
15 6 (0.40%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.26%) Automotive
17 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1,304 (86.02%) Developer
2 852 (56.20%) .NET Developer
3 836 (55.15%) C# Developer
4 504 (33.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 363 (23.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 352 (23.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 246 (16.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 149 (9.83%) Senior Developer
9 125 (8.25%) Agile Developer
10 123 (8.11%) Agile .NET Developer
11 110 (7.26%) Agile C# Developer
12 92 (6.07%) Full Stack Developer
12 92 (6.07%) WPF Developer
13 85 (5.61%) C# WPF Developer
14 84 (5.54%) Senior C# Developer
15 83 (5.47%) Junior
16 73 (4.82%) Senior .NET Developer
17 69 (4.55%) Junior Developer
18 68 (4.49%) Lead Developer
18 68 (4.49%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,316 (86.81%) .NET
2 1,000 (65.96%) ASP.NET
3 885 (58.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 647 (42.68%) WPF
5 549 (36.21%) .NET Framework
6 541 (35.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 484 (31.93%) ASP.NET Web API
8 432 (28.50%) Entity Framework
9 426 (28.10%) HTML
10 397 (26.19%) AngularJS
11 350 (23.09%) CSS
12 301 (19.85%) RESTful
13 287 (18.93%) Node.js
14 269 (17.74%) NHibernate
15 250 (16.49%) HTML5
16 230 (15.17%) Ajax
17 224 (14.78%) Web Services
18 201 (13.26%) WinForms
19 193 (12.73%) KnockoutJS
20 191 (12.60%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 202 (13.32%) Greenfield Project
2 148 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 107 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
4 101 (6.66%) Equities
5 79 (5.21%) Client/Server
5 79 (5.21%) User Experience
6 74 (4.88%) Fintech
7 73 (4.82%) Hedge funds
8 64 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
9 55 (3.63%) Tandem
10 51 (3.36%) Fixed Income
11 45 (2.97%) Derivative
12 42 (2.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 41 (2.70%) Mobile App
14 33 (2.18%) BBC
14 33 (2.18%) Social Media
15 26 (1.72%) Digital TV
16 25 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
17 24 (1.58%) iPhone
17 24 (1.58%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 218 (14.38%) Windows
2 36 (2.37%) Android
3 27 (1.78%) Windows Server
4 15 (0.99%) Linux
4 15 (0.99%) VMS
5 11 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,097 (72.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1,025 (67.61%) MVC
3 842 (55.54%) TDD
4 561 (37.01%) Web Application Development
5 449 (29.62%) Scrum
6 438 (28.89%) BDD
7 336 (22.16%) OO
8 198 (13.06%) Kanban
9 173 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
10 168 (11.08%) Continuous Integration
11 164 (10.82%) Unit Testing
12 159 (10.49%) Dependency Injection
13 154 (10.16%) SDLC
14 148 (9.76%) Software Engineering
15 131 (8.64%) Web Development
16 123 (8.11%) MVVM
17 111 (7.32%) Domain-Driven Design
18 107 (7.06%) OOP
19 106 (6.99%) Multithreading
20 101 (6.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,477 (97.43%) C#
2 542 (35.75%) SQL
3 520 (34.30%) JavaScript
4 220 (14.51%) T-SQL
5 210 (13.85%) Ruby
6 83 (5.47%) Java
7 76 (5.01%) PowerShell
8 72 (4.75%) VB.NET
9 53 (3.50%) VBA
10 44 (2.90%) VB
11 43 (2.84%) F#
12 36 (2.37%) C++
13 28 (1.85%) TypeScript
14 27 (1.78%) PL/SQL
15 23 (1.52%) Python
16 20 (1.32%) MATLAB
17 12 (0.79%) PHP
18 7 (0.46%) C
19 6 (0.40%) Bash Shell
20 4 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 234 (15.44%) Degree
2 82 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (0.73%) ISEB
4 11 (0.73%) ISTQB
5 9 (0.59%) MCAD
5 9 (0.59%) MCP
5 9 (0.59%) MCSD
6 7 (0.46%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.066%) CFA
7 1 (0.066%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.066%) MCSA
7 1 (0.066%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.066%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.066%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.51%) QA
2 14 (0.92%) MiFID
3 4 (0.26%) PMO
4 3 (0.20%) SLA
5 2 (0.13%) EMIR
System Software
1 38 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 35 (2.31%) Docker
3 1 (0.066%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (0.66%) Kubernetes
1 10 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.46%) Kibana
3 6 (0.40%) Ansible
4 3 (0.20%) Puppet
5 2 (0.13%) Rancher
6 1 (0.066%) Control-M
6 1 (0.066%) Graphite
6 1 (0.066%) Graylog
Vendors
1 463 (30.54%) Microsoft
2 87 (5.74%) Oracle
3 70 (4.62%) Google
4 65 (4.29%) Facebook
5 37 (2.44%) Tableau
6 36 (2.37%) Sitecore
7 33 (2.18%) Apple
7 33 (2.18%) Sony
7 33 (2.18%) Yahoo!
8 29 (1.91%) Telerik
9 22 (1.45%) Alterian
10 17 (1.12%) Alias
10 17 (1.12%) Cadence
10 17 (1.12%) Charles River
11 14 (0.92%) IBM
12 12 (0.79%) ATG
12 12 (0.79%) hybris
13 11 (0.73%) DevExpress
14 10 (0.66%) Informatica
15 8 (0.53%) DataCash