The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England / South East
Rank 85 128 87
Rank change year-on-year +43 -41  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 480 492 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.26% 2.57% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.28% 6.73% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 440 466 637
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5797 7313 7627
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 39.41% 38.15% 37.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5003 6522 6625
Median salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in the South East

WCF
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for WCF in the South East

WCF
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in the South East

WCF
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +58 122 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Surrey +18 85 £53,000 +11.57% 6
Kent +33 58 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Berkshire -14 54 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Buckinghamshire +8 49 £45,000 +1.12% 3
West Sussex -1 47 £52,500 +31.25% 7
East Sussex +17 34 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Oxfordshire +15 32 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Middlesex +2 2 £47,500 -13.63%
Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for WCF.

1 1008 (98.15%) .NET
2 989 (96.30%) C#
3 723 (70.40%) ASP.NET
4 690 (67.19%) SQL Server
5 660 (64.26%) Agile Software Development
6 657 (63.97%) MVC
7 511 (49.76%) TDD
8 490 (47.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 450 (43.82%) .NET Framework
10 438 (42.65%) JavaScript
11 412 (40.12%) SQL
12 410 (39.92%) Web Services
13 406 (39.53%) HTML
14 381 (37.10%) CSS
15 376 (36.61%) ASP.NET Web API
16 346 (33.69%) Microsoft
17 338 (32.91%) Entity Framework
18 248 (24.15%) jQuery
19 247 (24.05%) OO
20 241 (23.47%) XML
21 230 (22.40%) Windows
22 229 (22.30%) BDD
23 226 (22.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 219 (21.32%) Git (software)
25 214 (20.84%) Web Application Development
26 210 (20.45%) WPF
27 184 (17.92%) SQL Server 2014
28 183 (17.82%) AngularJS
29 172 (16.75%) RESTful
30 167 (16.26%) NoSQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 89 (8.67%) IIS
2 40 (3.89%) BizTalk Server
3 31 (3.02%) NServiceBus
4 23 (2.24%) SharePoint
5 21 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.36%) CMS
7 10 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (0.88%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.49%) Confluence
11 3 (0.29%) Kentico
11 3 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.29%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.19%) DNN
12 2 (0.19%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.19%) Immediacy CMS
12 2 (0.19%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.19%) Mule
Applications
1 70 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.34%) MS Office
3 3 (0.29%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.19%) MS Project
4 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.097%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 147 (14.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.63%) PaaS
4 17 (1.66%) Office 365
5 12 (1.17%) Google Play
5 12 (1.17%) SaaS
6 7 (0.68%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.60%) Internet
2 35 (3.41%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.56%) Network Security
4 13 (1.27%) HTTP
5 9 (0.88%) SMTP
6 8 (0.78%) DNS
7 4 (0.39%) Firewall
8 3 (0.29%) Intranet
8 3 (0.29%) SSL
9 2 (0.19%) Multicast
10 1 (0.097%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 690 (67.19%) SQL Server
2 184 (17.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 167 (16.26%) NoSQL
4 76 (7.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 61 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 60 (5.84%) SQL Server 2016
7 57 (5.55%) Azure SQL Database
8 53 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 48 (4.67%) Relational Database
10 32 (3.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 29 (2.82%) Couchbase
11 29 (2.82%) CouchDB
12 27 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
13 25 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
14 24 (2.34%) Redis
15 22 (2.14%) Event Store
15 22 (2.14%) RavenDB
16 19 (1.85%) MySQL
16 19 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 219 (21.32%) Git (software)
2 161 (15.68%) Visual Studio
3 124 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 109 (10.61%) NUnit
5 56 (5.45%) Subversion
6 35 (3.41%) TeamCity
7 31 (3.02%) Bugzilla
7 31 (3.02%) Rhino Mocks
7 31 (3.02%) Trac
8 29 (2.82%) Moq
9 22 (2.14%) JSUnit
10 17 (1.66%) JIRA
11 13 (1.27%) MSTest
11 13 (1.27%) T4 Templates
11 13 (1.27%) WiX
12 10 (0.97%) SpecFlow
13 6 (0.58%) FitNesse
13 6 (0.58%) StyleCop
14 5 (0.49%) gulp
14 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 81 (7.89%) Finance
2 54 (5.26%) Games
3 27 (2.63%) Marketing
4 21 (2.04%) Electronics
5 17 (1.66%) Advertising
6 14 (1.36%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.17%) Brand Awareness
7 12 (1.17%) Music Industry
7 12 (1.17%) Retail
8 11 (1.07%) Back Office
9 10 (0.97%) Banking
9 10 (0.97%) Legal
10 8 (0.78%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.58%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.49%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.49%) Publishing
13 4 (0.39%) Automotive
14 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 931 (90.65%) Developer
2 690 (67.19%) .NET Developer
3 411 (40.02%) C# Developer
4 297 (28.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 174 (16.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 167 (16.26%) Senior Developer
7 161 (15.68%) Software Developer
8 149 (14.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 110 (10.71%) .NET Software Developer
10 101 (9.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 100 (9.74%) Senior .NET Developer
12 90 (8.76%) SQL Developer
13 88 (8.57%) Senior C# Developer
14 74 (7.21%) C# Software Developer
15 63 (6.13%) Web Developer
16 61 (5.94%) Agile .NET Developer
16 61 (5.94%) Agile Developer
17 57 (5.55%) Agile C# Developer
18 52 (5.06%) Applications Developer
18 52 (5.06%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1008 (98.15%) .NET
2 723 (70.40%) ASP.NET
3 490 (47.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 450 (43.82%) .NET Framework
5 410 (39.92%) Web Services
6 406 (39.53%) HTML
7 381 (37.10%) CSS
8 376 (36.61%) ASP.NET Web API
9 338 (32.91%) Entity Framework
10 248 (24.15%) jQuery
11 241 (23.47%) XML
12 226 (22.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 210 (20.45%) WPF
14 183 (17.82%) AngularJS
15 172 (16.75%) RESTful
16 156 (15.19%) Node.js
17 139 (13.53%) HTML5
17 139 (13.53%) LINQ
18 137 (13.34%) Ajax
19 120 (11.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.45%) Blog
2 55 (5.36%) User Experience
3 49 (4.77%) Computer Science
4 47 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (4.28%) Social Network
6 43 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (2.73%) Mobile App
8 23 (2.24%) Social Media
9 16 (1.56%) BBC
10 13 (1.27%) iPhone
11 11 (1.07%) Tandem
12 9 (0.88%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.88%) Streaming Music
12 9 (0.88%) W3C
13 8 (0.78%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.68%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.68%) PMI
15 6 (0.58%) Xbox
16 5 (0.49%) Client/Server
17 4 (0.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 230 (22.40%) Windows
2 48 (4.67%) Windows Server
3 30 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (2.24%) Android
5 17 (1.66%) Unix
6 10 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.78%) Windows 10
7 8 (0.78%) Windows 8
8 7 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.097%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 660 (64.26%) Agile Software Development
2 657 (63.97%) MVC
3 511 (49.76%) TDD
4 247 (24.05%) OO
5 229 (22.30%) BDD
6 214 (20.84%) Web Application Development
7 163 (15.87%) Scrum
8 147 (14.31%) Software Engineering
9 137 (13.34%) Unit Testing
10 134 (13.05%) SOA
11 129 (12.56%) SOLID
12 128 (12.46%) Web Development
13 95 (9.25%) SDLC
14 78 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
15 76 (7.40%) Domain-Driven Design
16 70 (6.82%) MVVM
17 61 (5.94%) OOD
18 59 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
19 54 (5.26%) OOP
20 39 (3.80%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 989 (96.30%) C#
2 438 (42.65%) JavaScript
3 412 (40.12%) SQL
4 163 (15.87%) T-SQL
5 135 (13.15%) Ruby
6 107 (10.42%) VB.NET
7 82 (7.98%) C++
8 43 (4.19%) TypeScript
9 41 (3.99%) PowerShell
10 31 (3.02%) PL/SQL
11 22 (2.14%) Java
12 18 (1.75%) VB
13 16 (1.56%) C
14 14 (1.36%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.07%) XPath
16 9 (0.88%) ANSI SQL
17 8 (0.78%) PHP
18 5 (0.49%) VBA
19 4 (0.39%) ActionScript
19 4 (0.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 127 (12.37%) Degree
2 27 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 13 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.68%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.29%) MCSD
6 2 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.73%) QA
2 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (2.73%) Docker
2 5 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.097%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (2.14%) Puppet
2 2 (0.19%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 346 (33.69%) Microsoft
2 48 (4.67%) Oracle
3 35 (3.41%) Google
4 28 (2.73%) Facebook
5 18 (1.75%) Apple
6 16 (1.56%) Sony
6 16 (1.56%) Yahoo!
7 13 (1.27%) Informatica
7 13 (1.27%) Teradata
8 9 (0.88%) SAP
8 9 (0.88%) Telerik
9 8 (0.78%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.39%) Borland
10 4 (0.39%) Rackspace
10 4 (0.39%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.29%) Thunderhead
12 2 (0.19%) Adobe
12 2 (0.19%) Alterian
12 2 (0.19%) Infragistics
12 2 (0.19%) VMware
Maidstone, Kent
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 20 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 18 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare and Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Conducive
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Olney, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 45k + 3% Pension, 24 days and more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crowborough, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + 20% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago