Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 74 92
Rank change year-on-year -39 +18 +17
Permanent jobs citing WCF 727 1,308 1,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.73% 4.22% 3.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.62% 9.83% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 689 1,187 984
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,250 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,344
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.75% +0.76%

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 10,980 13,310 12,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.24% 42.90% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9,435 11,569 10,562
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +18 187 £47,500 +18.75% 18
Thames Valley -105 148 £47,500 +11.76% 25
Surrey -26 146 £55,000 +15.79% 31
East Sussex -11 122 £42,500 -12.37% 7
West Sussex -21 89 £45,000 - 8
Berkshire -95 68 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Buckinghamshire -33 57 £45,000 - 10
Kent -25 35 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Oxfordshire -37 21 £47,500 +18.75% 6
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 708 (97.39%) .NET
2 707 (97.25%) C#
3 462 (63.55%) ASP.NET
4 433 (59.56%) Agile Software Development
5 417 (57.36%) SQL Server
6 406 (55.85%) MVC
7 375 (51.58%) SQL
8 313 (43.05%) .NET Framework
9 294 (40.44%) JavaScript
10 263 (36.18%) TDD
11 255 (35.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 227 (31.22%) jQuery
13 226 (31.09%) Entity Framework
14 218 (29.99%) HTML
15 203 (27.92%) Microsoft
16 202 (27.79%) Visual Studio
16 202 (27.79%) ASP.NET Web API
17 191 (26.27%) CSS
18 189 (26.00%) OO
18 189 (26.00%) SOLID
19 184 (25.31%) Web Services
20 177 (24.35%) Scrum
21 175 (24.07%) Git (software)
22 174 (23.93%) XML
23 171 (23.52%) WPF
24 153 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
24 153 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
25 138 (18.98%) WinForms
26 131 (18.02%) AngularJS
27 128 (17.61%) Continuous Integration

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 (9.63%) IIS
2 52 (7.15%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (1.51%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.38%) Documentum
6 9 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.83%) Confluence
8 4 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.55%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.41%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.28%) Apache
10 2 (0.28%) CMS
10 2 (0.28%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.28%) nginx
10 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.55%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 153 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (4.26%) Azure Functions
2 31 (4.26%) Serverless
3 29 (3.99%) PaaS
4 24 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.51%) Office 365
5 11 (1.51%) SaaS
6 10 (1.38%) GitHub
7 6 (0.83%) IaaS
8 5 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.55%) Scribe Online
10 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.28%) npm
11 1 (0.14%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.34%) Internet
2 8 (1.10%) DNS
2 8 (1.10%) IMAP
2 8 (1.10%) SMTP
3 4 (0.55%) Network Security
4 3 (0.41%) HTTP
4 3 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.28%) BGP
5 2 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.28%) EIGRP
5 2 (0.28%) Firewall
5 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.28%) Hyperconnected
5 2 (0.28%) MPLS
5 2 (0.28%) OSPF
5 2 (0.28%) SSL
5 2 (0.28%) VLAN
5 2 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (57.36%) SQL Server
2 56 (7.70%) SQL Server 2016
3 39 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (5.23%) NoSQL
5 36 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 31 (4.26%) Azure SQL Database
8 29 (3.99%) Relational Database
9 27 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (3.03%) MongoDB
11 19 (2.61%) Oracle Database
12 17 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (0.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.83%) Cosmos DB
16 5 (0.69%) MySQL
16 5 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (0.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 202 (27.79%) Visual Studio
2 175 (24.07%) Git (software)
3 153 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 76 (10.45%) NUnit
5 55 (7.57%) Jenkins
6 52 (7.15%) Octopus Deploy
6 52 (7.15%) TeamCity
7 30 (4.13%) StyleCop
8 29 (3.99%) JIRA
9 19 (2.61%) MSTest
10 18 (2.48%) Selenium
11 14 (1.93%) ReSharper
12 13 (1.79%) Subversion
13 12 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
14 11 (1.51%) Ranorex
15 10 (1.38%) Jasmine
16 9 (1.24%) SpecFlow
16 9 (1.24%) TortoiseSVN
17 8 (1.10%) InstallShield
17 8 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 77 (10.59%) Finance
2 26 (3.58%) Retail
3 22 (3.03%) Marketing
4 19 (2.61%) Games
5 8 (1.10%) Back Office
5 8 (1.10%) Banking
6 6 (0.83%) Legal
7 4 (0.55%) Law
7 4 (0.55%) Music Industry
8 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.28%) Advertising
9 2 (0.28%) Automotive
9 2 (0.28%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.28%) French Language
9 2 (0.28%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.14%) Billing
10 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 599 (82.39%) Developer
2 421 (57.91%) .NET Developer
3 276 (37.96%) C# Developer
4 195 (26.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 115 (15.82%) Senior Developer
6 109 (14.99%) Software Developer
7 98 (13.48%) ASP.NET Developer
8 96 (13.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 89 (12.24%) Senior .NET Developer
10 61 (8.39%) C# Software Developer
11 54 (7.43%) Software Engineer
12 53 (7.29%) .NET Software Developer
13 51 (7.02%) SQL Developer
14 41 (5.64%) Senior C# Developer
15 37 (5.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 32 (4.40%) Full Stack Developer
17 30 (4.13%) Junior
18 28 (3.85%) Agile C# Developer
18 28 (3.85%) Agile Developer
19 27 (3.71%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 708 (97.39%) .NET
2 462 (63.55%) ASP.NET
3 313 (43.05%) .NET Framework
4 255 (35.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 227 (31.22%) jQuery
6 226 (31.09%) Entity Framework
7 218 (29.99%) HTML
8 202 (27.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 191 (26.27%) CSS
10 184 (25.31%) Web Services
11 174 (23.93%) XML
12 171 (23.52%) WPF
13 138 (18.98%) WinForms
14 131 (18.02%) AngularJS
15 119 (16.37%) LINQ
16 108 (14.86%) RESTful
17 74 (10.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 70 (9.63%) SOAP
19 63 (8.67%) Ajax
19 63 (8.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.05%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (5.23%) Algorithms
4 33 (4.54%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.34%) N-Tier
5 17 (2.34%) W3C
6 16 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.20%) Fintech
7 14 (1.93%) User Experience
8 10 (1.38%) Life Science
8 10 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.24%) iPad
10 7 (0.96%) Reinsurance
11 6 (0.83%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.69%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.55%) Internet of Things
14 3 (0.41%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.41%) Cloud Native
15 2 (0.28%) Clustering
16 1 (0.14%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 109 (14.99%) Windows
2 23 (3.16%) Windows Server
3 19 (2.61%) Android
3 19 (2.61%) Apple iOS
4 16 (2.20%) Linux
5 8 (1.10%) Windows Phone
5 8 (1.10%) Windows Phone 8
6 6 (0.83%) Unix
7 4 (0.55%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.41%) VMS
8 3 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.41%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (59.56%) Agile Software Development
2 406 (55.85%) MVC
3 263 (36.18%) TDD
4 189 (26.00%) OO
4 189 (26.00%) SOLID
5 177 (24.35%) Scrum
6 128 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
7 120 (16.51%) Problem-Solving
8 118 (16.23%) OOD
9 116 (15.96%) Unit Testing
10 113 (15.54%) Test Automation
11 111 (15.27%) SOA
12 79 (10.87%) Software Engineering
13 68 (9.35%) Computer Science
13 68 (9.35%) SDLC
14 65 (8.94%) BDD
14 65 (8.94%) Web Development
15 58 (7.98%) DevOps
16 56 (7.70%) Pair Programming
17 54 (7.43%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 707 (97.25%) C#
2 375 (51.58%) SQL
3 294 (40.44%) JavaScript
4 55 (7.57%) VB.NET
5 48 (6.60%) T-SQL
5 48 (6.60%) VB
6 39 (5.36%) Ruby
7 31 (4.26%) Java
8 27 (3.71%) PowerShell
9 26 (3.58%) PL/SQL
10 22 (3.03%) F#
11 21 (2.89%) C++
12 17 (2.34%) Objective-C
13 10 (1.38%) VB6
14 8 (1.10%) VC++
15 6 (0.83%) Python
16 3 (0.41%) R
16 3 (0.41%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.28%) RPG IV
17 2 (0.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 84 (11.55%) Degree
2 12 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.28%) CCNA
5 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.28%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (0.28%) GIAC
5 2 (0.28%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.28%) MCITP
5 2 (0.28%) MCPD
5 2 (0.28%) MCSD
5 2 (0.28%) MCSE
5 2 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.28%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.43%) QA
2 13 (1.79%) DICOM
3 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.28%) GDPR
4 2 (0.28%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (1.51%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (1.51%) Ansible
2 6 (0.83%) Kibana
3 5 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.28%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.28%) SCOM
5 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 203 (27.92%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.05%) Oracle
3 15 (2.06%) Telerik
4 10 (1.38%) EMC
4 10 (1.38%) VMware
5 8 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (0.96%) Google
7 6 (0.83%) Citrix
7 6 (0.83%) DevExpress
8 5 (0.69%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.55%) Cisco
9 4 (0.55%) Tableau
10 3 (0.41%) Adobe
10 3 (0.41%) Thunderhead
11 2 (0.28%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.28%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.28%) IBM
11 2 (0.28%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.28%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.28%) webMethods