Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > South East
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 169 129 80
Rank change year-on-year -40 -49 +21
Permanent jobs citing WCF 282 657 1,209
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.71% 2.52% 3.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.19% 6.30% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 276 593 1,238
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 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 6,723 10,425 13,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.75% 39.96% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5,730 8,855 11,860
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% +5.26%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WCF as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WCF in the South East.

Salary trend for WCF in the South East

WCF
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing WCF in the South East over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

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 26 May 2020. 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
Hampshire -24 76 £45,000 -10.00% 2
West Sussex +10 58 £50,000 - 3
Surrey +1 51 £42,500 -22.73% 2
Thames Valley -15 41 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East Sussex -15 40 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Berkshire +26 19 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Kent +16 16 £51,500 +8.42% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 14 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Oxfordshire +3 8 £46,250 +2.78% 1
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for WCF.

1 274 (97.16%) C#
1 274 (97.16%) .NET
2 176 (62.41%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (60.99%) JavaScript
4 162 (57.45%) ASP.NET
5 143 (50.71%) SQL
6 125 (44.33%) MVC
7 124 (43.97%) SQL Server
8 119 (42.20%) CSS
9 114 (40.43%) HTML
10 105 (37.23%) .NET Framework
11 102 (36.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 100 (35.46%) Visual Studio
13 97 (34.40%) TDD
14 94 (33.33%) Scrum
15 91 (32.27%) AngularJS
16 89 (31.56%) Azure
17 82 (29.08%) Web Services
18 77 (27.30%) jQuery
19 76 (26.95%) LINQ
20 74 (26.24%) WPF
21 72 (25.53%) Software Engineering
21 72 (25.53%) Entity Framework
22 70 (24.82%) XML
23 63 (22.34%) REST
23 63 (22.34%) Greenfield Project
24 60 (21.28%) Microsoft
25 59 (20.92%) SOAP
26 56 (19.86%) Unit Testing
27 51 (18.09%) NUnit

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 39 (13.83%) IIS
2 14 (4.96%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.42%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (4.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 89 (31.56%) Azure
2 21 (7.45%) PaaS
3 19 (6.74%) Logic Apps
4 15 (5.32%) AWS
4 15 (5.32%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (4.26%) SaaS
6 10 (3.55%) Azure Functions
6 10 (3.55%) Serverless
7 4 (1.42%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.06%) IaaS
9 1 (0.35%) NuGet
9 1 (0.35%) Office 365
9 1 (0.35%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.48%) LAN
1 7 (2.48%) WAN
2 2 (0.71%) HTTP
2 2 (0.71%) Modbus
2 2 (0.71%) MQTT
2 2 (0.71%) Profibus
2 2 (0.71%) RS-232
2 2 (0.71%) RS-485
2 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) Broadband
3 1 (0.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (43.97%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.87%) Relational Database
3 19 (6.74%) Azure SQL Database
4 16 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.13%) MySQL
7 5 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.42%) Power BI
9 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.71%) InfluxDB
10 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.71%) SQLite
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 100 (35.46%) Visual Studio
2 51 (18.09%) NUnit
3 43 (15.25%) StyleCop
4 31 (10.99%) Git (software)
5 29 (10.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (5.67%) SoapUI
7 9 (3.19%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (3.19%) WiX
8 7 (2.48%) MSTest
8 7 (2.48%) Subversion
9 6 (2.13%) JIRA
10 5 (1.77%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.42%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.42%) JMeter
11 4 (1.42%) Postman
11 4 (1.42%) Selenium
12 3 (1.06%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.71%) Ranorex
14 1 (0.35%) Trac
General
1 12 (4.26%) Manufacturing
1 12 (4.26%) Telecoms
2 11 (3.90%) Aerospace
3 10 (3.55%) Finance
4 7 (2.48%) Electronics
5 5 (1.77%) Billing
5 5 (1.77%) Marketing
5 5 (1.77%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.71%) Retail
7 1 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 233 (82.62%) Developer
2 115 (40.78%) C# Developer
3 102 (36.17%) .NET Developer
4 99 (35.11%) Software Developer
5 62 (21.99%) Senior Developer
6 47 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 45 (15.96%) ASP.NET Developer
7 45 (15.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 44 (15.60%) .NET Software Developer
9 34 (12.06%) Senior Software Developer
9 34 (12.06%) Software Engineer
10 30 (10.64%) C# Software Developer
11 23 (8.16%) Senior .NET Developer
12 21 (7.45%) Applications Developer
13 18 (6.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 18 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
14 16 (5.67%) Lead Developer
15 15 (5.32%) C# Software Engineer
15 15 (5.32%) Team Leader
16 14 (4.96%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (97.16%) .NET
2 162 (57.45%) ASP.NET
3 119 (42.20%) CSS
4 114 (40.43%) HTML
5 105 (37.23%) .NET Framework
6 102 (36.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 91 (32.27%) AngularJS
8 82 (29.08%) Web Services
9 77 (27.30%) jQuery
10 76 (26.95%) LINQ
11 74 (26.24%) WPF
12 72 (25.53%) Entity Framework
13 70 (24.82%) XML
14 63 (22.34%) REST
15 59 (20.92%) SOAP
16 31 (10.99%) ASP.NET Web API
17 29 (10.28%) React
18 28 (9.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 26 (9.22%) .NET Core
20 24 (8.51%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 63 (22.34%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (2.48%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.42%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.06%) BBC
7 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.35%) Contactless
9 1 (0.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 48 (17.02%) Windows
2 5 (1.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (62.41%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (44.33%) MVC
3 97 (34.40%) TDD
4 94 (33.33%) Scrum
5 72 (25.53%) Software Engineering
6 56 (19.86%) Unit Testing
7 42 (14.89%) Test Automation
8 38 (13.48%) MVVM
9 34 (12.06%) Mentoring
10 31 (10.99%) SOA
11 30 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (10.64%) SOLID
12 29 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
14 24 (8.51%) Web Development
15 23 (8.16%) Line Management
16 19 (6.74%) UML
17 18 (6.38%) Computer Vision
17 18 (6.38%) OO
18 17 (6.03%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 274 (97.16%) C#
2 172 (60.99%) JavaScript
3 143 (50.71%) SQL
4 39 (13.83%) C++
5 37 (13.12%) T-SQL
6 19 (6.74%) TypeScript
7 18 (6.38%) VB.NET
8 13 (4.61%) C
9 11 (3.90%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.84%) R
11 7 (2.48%) Java
11 7 (2.48%) VBA
12 4 (1.42%) VC++
13 3 (1.06%) VB
14 2 (0.71%) PHP
14 2 (0.71%) Python
15 1 (0.35%) VB6
15 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (4.26%) Degree
2 7 (2.48%) MCITP
2 7 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) CIW
5 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.38%) DICOM
2 11 (3.90%) GDPR
3 3 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 22 (7.80%) Docker
2 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (6.03%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 60 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.84%) CheckPoint
2 8 (2.84%) DevExpress
3 7 (2.48%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.77%) SAP
5 4 (1.42%) Oracle
6 3 (1.06%) Tableau
6 3 (1.06%) Telerik
7 2 (0.71%) Capita
7 2 (0.71%) TOWER Software
7 2 (0.71%) VMware
8 1 (0.35%) Nintex