Period
to 23 October 2017

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 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 87 93
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 -10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1049 1191 1373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.61% 3.39% 3.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.65% 8.75% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1137 1335
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 12124 13611 16054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.76% 38.71% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10507 12004 13953
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 23 October 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 6 months to 23 October 2017. 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
Thames Valley +3 325 £42,500 - 16
Surrey -23 225 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Hampshire -21 159 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Berkshire +57 142 £40,000 -9.09% 7
West Sussex +27 120 £42,500 -5.56% 9
Kent +29 111 £42,500 -10.53% 7
Buckinghamshire -23 109 £45,000 +5.88% 4
East Sussex +45 96 £48,500 +10.86% 5
Oxfordshire +2 78 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Home Counties - 8 £43,500 -
Middlesex +4 2 £77,500 +58.97%
Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1031 (98.28%) C#
2 1003 (95.61%) .NET
3 780 (74.36%) ASP.NET
4 742 (70.73%) MVC
5 714 (68.06%) SQL Server
6 706 (67.30%) Agile Software Development
7 553 (52.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 510 (48.62%) TDD
9 470 (44.80%) ASP.NET Web API
10 427 (40.71%) SQL
11 418 (39.85%) JavaScript
12 398 (37.94%) .NET Framework
13 332 (31.65%) BDD
14 323 (30.79%) Entity Framework
15 322 (30.70%) Web Application Development
16 303 (28.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 287 (27.36%) HTML
18 284 (27.07%) Microsoft
19 283 (26.98%) OO
20 282 (26.88%) CSS
21 274 (26.12%) WPF
22 269 (25.64%) AngularJS
23 260 (24.79%) Git (software)
24 256 (24.40%) RESTful
25 248 (23.64%) SQL Server 2016
26 247 (23.55%) Web Services
27 233 (22.21%) Node.js
28 223 (21.26%) Visual Studio
29 215 (20.50%) Ruby
29 215 (20.50%) NoSQL

WCF
Co-occurring 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 70 (6.67%) IIS
2 29 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 21 (2.00%) DNN
4 21 (2.00%) Documentum
5 18 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (1.53%) CMS
7 10 (0.95%) Umbraco
8 8 (0.76%) Apache Solr
8 8 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.48%) WordPress
10 4 (0.38%) Commerce Server
10 4 (0.38%) Commerce Server 2007
11 3 (0.29%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.19%) GeoServer
13 1 (0.095%) Confluence
13 1 (0.095%) Kentico
13 1 (0.095%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 34 (3.24%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (0.38%) nopCommerce
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 137 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.62%) PaaS
4 9 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (0.57%) Office 365
5 6 (0.57%) SaaS
6 3 (0.29%) Serverless
7 2 (0.19%) Google Play
8 1 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.095%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.095%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 88 (8.39%) Internet
2 25 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.53%) HTTP
4 14 (1.33%) SMTP
5 11 (1.05%) Intranet
6 3 (0.29%) DNS
6 3 (0.29%) IMAP
6 3 (0.29%) SMS
7 1 (0.095%) Broadband
7 1 (0.095%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.095%) SNMP
7 1 (0.095%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 714 (68.06%) SQL Server
2 248 (23.64%) SQL Server 2016
3 215 (20.50%) NoSQL
4 91 (8.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 78 (7.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 65 (6.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 64 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 46 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 37 (3.53%) Relational Database
10 23 (2.19%) RDBMS
11 21 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
11 21 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (1.72%) MongoDB
12 18 (1.72%) Oracle Database
13 13 (1.24%) MySQL
14 9 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
17 5 (0.48%) Big Data
17 5 (0.48%) DTS
Development Applications
1 260 (24.79%) Git (software)
2 223 (21.26%) Visual Studio
3 166 (15.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 93 (8.87%) NUnit
5 35 (3.34%) Moq
6 22 (2.10%) T4 Templates
6 22 (2.10%) WiX
7 21 (2.00%) StyleCop
8 18 (1.72%) Subversion
9 16 (1.53%) Selenium
10 15 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
10 15 (1.43%) SpecFlow
11 13 (1.24%) MSTest
11 13 (1.24%) TeamCity
12 12 (1.14%) Jasmine
13 11 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (0.76%) JIRA
14 8 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
15 5 (0.48%) CruiseControl
16 4 (0.38%) Bugzilla
General
1 123 (11.73%) Finance
2 99 (9.44%) Games
3 56 (5.34%) Music Industry
4 44 (4.19%) Marketing
5 39 (3.72%) Advertising
6 22 (2.10%) Financial Institution
7 21 (2.00%) Retail
8 19 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.14%) Legal
10 11 (1.05%) Publishing
11 10 (0.95%) Electronics
11 10 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.76%) Back Office
13 7 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.48%) Law
15 3 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 933 (88.94%) Developer
2 795 (75.79%) .NET Developer
3 369 (35.18%) C# Developer
4 304 (28.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 167 (15.92%) ASP.NET Developer
6 156 (14.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 143 (13.63%) Senior Developer
8 125 (11.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 116 (11.06%) Software Developer
10 108 (10.30%) .NET Software Developer
11 105 (10.01%) C# Software Developer
12 103 (9.82%) Senior .NET Developer
13 67 (6.39%) Software Engineer
14 65 (6.20%) Senior C# Developer
15 62 (5.91%) Agile Developer
16 61 (5.82%) Agile .NET Developer
17 60 (5.72%) SQL Developer
18 55 (5.24%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 51 (4.86%) C# Software Engineer
20 46 (4.39%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1003 (95.61%) .NET
2 780 (74.36%) ASP.NET
3 553 (52.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 470 (44.80%) ASP.NET Web API
5 398 (37.94%) .NET Framework
6 323 (30.79%) Entity Framework
7 303 (28.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 287 (27.36%) HTML
9 282 (26.88%) CSS
10 274 (26.12%) WPF
11 269 (25.64%) AngularJS
12 256 (24.40%) RESTful
13 247 (23.55%) Web Services
14 233 (22.21%) Node.js
15 210 (20.02%) jQuery
16 180 (17.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 171 (16.30%) XML
18 166 (15.82%) KnockoutJS
19 134 (12.77%) Code First Entity Framework
20 126 (12.01%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 149 (14.20%) Greenfield Project
2 55 (5.24%) Computer Science
3 45 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (2.48%) W3C
6 24 (2.29%) BBC
6 24 (2.29%) Social Media
7 19 (1.81%) N-Tier
8 14 (1.33%) User Experience
9 13 (1.24%) Streaming Music
10 12 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.05%) Clustering
11 11 (1.05%) Fintech
11 11 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.86%) iPad
13 5 (0.48%) PMI
14 4 (0.38%) e-Learning
15 2 (0.19%) Animation
15 2 (0.19%) iPhone
15 2 (0.19%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 143 (13.63%) Windows
2 33 (3.15%) Windows Server
3 18 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (1.24%) Android
5 10 (0.95%) Windows 10
5 10 (0.95%) Windows 7
5 10 (0.95%) Windows 8
6 6 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 742 (70.73%) MVC
2 706 (67.30%) Agile Software Development
3 510 (48.62%) TDD
4 332 (31.65%) BDD
5 322 (30.70%) Web Application Development
6 283 (26.98%) OO
7 214 (20.40%) Scrum
8 122 (11.63%) Unit Testing
9 119 (11.34%) OOD
10 114 (10.87%) Software Engineering
10 114 (10.87%) SOLID
11 97 (9.25%) Domain-Driven Design
12 96 (9.15%) Web Development
13 81 (7.72%) Test Automation
14 78 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
15 76 (7.24%) CQRS
16 66 (6.29%) High Availability
17 65 (6.20%) SDLC
18 59 (5.62%) MVVM
19 48 (4.58%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1031 (98.28%) C#
2 427 (40.71%) SQL
3 418 (39.85%) JavaScript
4 215 (20.50%) Ruby
5 143 (13.63%) T-SQL
6 113 (10.77%) VB.NET
7 39 (3.72%) VB
8 35 (3.34%) C++
9 23 (2.19%) PowerShell
10 19 (1.81%) TypeScript
11 17 (1.62%) PL/SQL
12 16 (1.53%) Java
13 14 (1.33%) C
13 14 (1.33%) MATLAB
14 13 (1.24%) F#
15 11 (1.05%) ActionScript
15 11 (1.05%) ActionScript 2.0
16 7 (0.67%) Python
16 7 (0.67%) VB6
17 6 (0.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 93 (8.87%) Degree
2 32 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (0.76%) MCTS
5 6 (0.57%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.19%) MCP
7 2 (0.19%) MCPD
7 2 (0.19%) PhD
7 2 (0.19%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.19%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.095%) ISEB
8 1 (0.095%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.095%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.095%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.095%) MCSD
8 1 (0.095%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.43%) QA
2 8 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.67%) SLA
4 2 (0.19%) TickIT
5 1 (0.095%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.095%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (1.14%) Kibana
2 1 (0.095%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.095%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 284 (27.07%) Microsoft
2 40 (3.81%) Facebook
3 39 (3.72%) Google
4 35 (3.34%) Oracle
5 25 (2.38%) Telerik
6 24 (2.29%) Apple
6 24 (2.29%) Sony
6 24 (2.29%) Yahoo!
7 21 (2.00%) EMC
8 19 (1.81%) SAP
9 11 (1.05%) Xamarin
10 10 (0.95%) VMware
11 9 (0.86%) Apigee
12 4 (0.38%) Adobe
13 2 (0.19%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.19%) TOWER Software
14 1 (0.095%) DevExpress
14 1 (0.095%) HP
14 1 (0.095%) Thunderhead
14 1 (0.095%) Twitter