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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 78 97
Rank change year-on-year -38 +19  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 396 631 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.71% 3.43% 3.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.72% 8.56% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 349 592 613
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 5894 7371 7856
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 40.39% 40.07% 36.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5130 6607 6775
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +23 122 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Surrey -12 82 £50,000 +1.52% 10
Kent -5 44 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Berkshire +4 40 £40,000 -20.00% 3
West Sussex -9 39 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Oxfordshire +5 30 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Buckinghamshire -56 28 £45,000 +3.44% 6
East Sussex -5 15 £37,000 -20.00% 1
Middlesex 0 2 £77,500 -
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 861 (97.73%) .NET
2 852 (96.71%) C#
3 641 (72.76%) ASP.NET
4 603 (68.44%) SQL Server
5 589 (66.86%) Agile Software Development
6 587 (66.63%) MVC
7 439 (49.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 400 (45.40%) TDD
9 357 (40.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 351 (39.84%) JavaScript
11 349 (39.61%) .NET Framework
12 342 (38.82%) SQL
13 292 (33.14%) Microsoft
14 286 (32.46%) Web Services
15 276 (31.33%) HTML
16 266 (30.19%) CSS
17 255 (28.94%) Entity Framework
18 248 (28.15%) BDD
19 243 (27.58%) WPF
20 232 (26.33%) OO
20 232 (26.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 230 (26.11%) Web Application Development
22 208 (23.61%) Windows
23 196 (22.25%) jQuery
24 194 (22.02%) RESTful
25 193 (21.91%) AngularJS
26 190 (21.57%) XML
27 182 (20.66%) Git (software)
28 164 (18.62%) Software Engineering
29 144 (16.35%) Node.js

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 49 (5.56%) IIS
2 37 (4.20%) BizTalk Server
3 28 (3.18%) SharePoint
4 25 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (0.91%) Apache Solr
5 8 (0.91%) CMS
6 7 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.68%) Confluence
8 4 (0.45%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.23%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.23%) SAS
10 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.23%) WordPress
11 1 (0.11%) Mule
11 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 133 (15.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.95%) PaaS
3 21 (2.38%) Office 365
4 7 (0.79%) Asana
5 6 (0.68%) Google Play
6 5 (0.57%) SaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.47%) Internet
2 42 (4.77%) TCP/IP
3 24 (2.72%) HTTP
4 17 (1.93%) Network Security
4 17 (1.93%) SMTP
5 5 (0.57%) DNS
5 5 (0.57%) Intranet
6 4 (0.45%) SSL
7 3 (0.34%) Firewall
7 3 (0.34%) Multicast
8 2 (0.23%) IMAP
8 2 (0.23%) LDAP
9 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 603 (68.44%) SQL Server
2 144 (16.35%) NoSQL
3 137 (15.55%) SQL Server 2016
4 114 (12.94%) SQL Server 2014
5 90 (10.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 54 (6.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 52 (5.90%) Relational Database
8 46 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 37 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (1.93%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (1.36%) MySQL
13 12 (1.36%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.14%) Big Data
15 9 (1.02%) MongoDB
16 6 (0.68%) Redis
17 4 (0.45%) Couchbase
17 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 182 (20.66%) Git (software)
2 130 (14.76%) Visual Studio
3 120 (13.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 95 (10.78%) NUnit
5 45 (5.11%) Subversion
6 40 (4.54%) Moq
7 29 (3.29%) Bugzilla
7 29 (3.29%) Trac
8 21 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
9 20 (2.27%) T4 Templates
9 20 (2.27%) WiX
10 14 (1.59%) JIRA
11 12 (1.36%) TeamCity
12 9 (1.02%) SpecFlow
13 8 (0.91%) StyleCop
14 7 (0.79%) MSTest
15 5 (0.57%) gulp
15 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 4 (0.45%) Jenkins
17 3 (0.34%) Bower
General
1 68 (7.72%) Games
2 65 (7.38%) Finance
3 45 (5.11%) Marketing
4 20 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 19 (2.16%) Music Industry
6 15 (1.70%) Electronics
7 13 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.25%) Advertising
8 11 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.14%) Back Office
9 10 (1.14%) Retail
10 7 (0.79%) Legal
11 5 (0.57%) Automotive
12 3 (0.34%) Banking
12 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.11%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 789 (89.56%) Developer
2 584 (66.29%) .NET Developer
3 353 (40.07%) C# Developer
4 248 (28.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 153 (17.37%) ASP.NET Developer
6 142 (16.12%) Senior Developer
7 137 (15.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 130 (14.76%) Software Developer
9 113 (12.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 102 (11.58%) .NET Software Developer
11 92 (10.44%) C# Software Developer
12 79 (8.97%) Senior .NET Developer
13 77 (8.74%) SQL Developer
14 71 (8.06%) Senior C# Developer
15 58 (6.58%) Software Engineer
16 47 (5.33%) Agile Developer
17 46 (5.22%) Agile .NET Developer
18 43 (4.88%) Agile C# Developer
18 43 (4.88%) C# Software Engineer
19 40 (4.54%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 861 (97.73%) .NET
2 641 (72.76%) ASP.NET
3 439 (49.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 357 (40.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 349 (39.61%) .NET Framework
6 286 (32.46%) Web Services
7 276 (31.33%) HTML
8 266 (30.19%) CSS
9 255 (28.94%) Entity Framework
10 243 (27.58%) WPF
11 232 (26.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 196 (22.25%) jQuery
13 194 (22.02%) RESTful
14 193 (21.91%) AngularJS
15 190 (21.57%) XML
16 144 (16.35%) Node.js
17 122 (13.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 122 (13.85%) WinForms
18 114 (12.94%) LINQ
19 97 (11.01%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 116 (13.17%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (5.79%) Computer Science
3 29 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (2.61%) Social Network
5 20 (2.27%) Social Media
5 20 (2.27%) User Experience
6 19 (2.16%) BBC
7 16 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.70%) Streaming Music
9 14 (1.59%) Clustering
10 12 (1.36%) W3C
11 11 (1.25%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.91%) N-Tier
13 7 (0.79%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.79%) Blog
13 7 (0.79%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.68%) iPhone
15 5 (0.57%) Fintech
16 4 (0.45%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 208 (23.61%) Windows
2 15 (1.70%) Android
2 15 (1.70%) Windows Server
3 9 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 7 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (0.57%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.57%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.45%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.34%) Unix
8 2 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (66.86%) Agile Software Development
2 587 (66.63%) MVC
3 400 (45.40%) TDD
4 248 (28.15%) BDD
5 232 (26.33%) OO
6 230 (26.11%) Web Application Development
7 164 (18.62%) Software Engineering
8 134 (15.21%) Scrum
9 97 (11.01%) Web Development
10 81 (9.19%) SOLID
10 81 (9.19%) Unit Testing
11 75 (8.51%) SDLC
12 74 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
13 73 (8.29%) MVVM
14 68 (7.72%) SOA
15 64 (7.26%) Domain-Driven Design
16 60 (6.81%) OOP
17 58 (6.58%) OOD
17 58 (6.58%) Test Automation
18 46 (5.22%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 852 (96.71%) C#
2 351 (39.84%) JavaScript
3 342 (38.82%) SQL
4 138 (15.66%) Ruby
5 98 (11.12%) VB.NET
6 88 (9.99%) T-SQL
7 83 (9.42%) C++
8 39 (4.43%) TypeScript
9 20 (2.27%) VB
10 17 (1.93%) C
11 15 (1.70%) XPath
12 14 (1.59%) ActionScript
12 14 (1.59%) ActionScript 2.0
12 14 (1.59%) Java
13 13 (1.48%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.57%) VC++
15 4 (0.45%) ANSI C
15 4 (0.45%) ANSI SQL
15 4 (0.45%) F#
15 4 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (14.30%) Degree
2 40 (4.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.57%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.23%) HND
6 2 (0.23%) MCP
6 2 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.23%) PhD
7 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.11%) MCSD
7 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.82%) QA
2 5 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (2.16%) Docker
2 9 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.45%) Kibana
2 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.34%) Puppet
3 2 (0.23%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 292 (33.14%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.41%) Google
3 24 (2.72%) Oracle
4 22 (2.50%) SAP
5 20 (2.27%) Facebook
6 19 (2.16%) Apple
6 19 (2.16%) Sony
6 19 (2.16%) Yahoo!
7 9 (1.02%) Telerik
7 9 (1.02%) Xamarin
8 8 (0.91%) Apigee
9 4 (0.45%) VMware
10 3 (0.34%) Borland
10 3 (0.34%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.34%) Thunderhead
11 2 (0.23%) Infragistics
11 2 (0.23%) Nintex
12 1 (0.11%) Sun
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Chichester, West Sussex
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Salary: Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Canterbury, Kent
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Amersham, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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