Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 80 89
Rank change year-on-year -26 +9 +13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 824 1,149 1,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.86% 3.76% 3.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.75% 8.91% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 760 1,038 1,122
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £28,300
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £60,225
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.11%

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 12,200 12,894 13,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.32% 42.16% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10,535 11,203 11,984
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 +22 198 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Thames Valley -65 189 £50,000 +17.65% 41
Surrey -10 177 £47,500 +1.06% 13
East Sussex -4 122 £42,500 -12.37% 5
Berkshire -38 104 £50,000 +25.00% 16
West Sussex -31 79 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Kent -17 54 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Buckinghamshire -38 54 £45,500 +1.11% 15
Oxfordshire -31 31 £50,000 +21.21% 10
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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.

1 795 (96.48%) C#
2 793 (96.24%) .NET
3 542 (65.78%) ASP.NET
4 530 (64.32%) Agile Software Development
5 484 (58.74%) SQL Server
6 462 (56.07%) MVC
7 400 (48.54%) SQL
8 331 (40.17%) TDD
9 320 (38.83%) .NET Framework
10 314 (38.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 301 (36.53%) JavaScript
12 268 (32.52%) ASP.NET Web API
13 243 (29.49%) Microsoft
14 235 (28.52%) Git (software)
15 232 (28.16%) Entity Framework
16 231 (28.03%) OO
17 226 (27.43%) WPF
18 225 (27.31%) HTML
19 219 (26.58%) Web Services
20 216 (26.21%) Visual Studio
21 205 (24.88%) CSS
22 203 (24.64%) Scrum
23 199 (24.15%) jQuery
24 189 (22.94%) AngularJS
25 185 (22.45%) SOLID
26 178 (21.60%) Microsoft Azure
27 151 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
28 146 (17.72%) OOD
29 144 (17.48%) Problem-Solving
30 143 (17.35%) 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 74 (8.98%) IIS
2 56 (6.80%) BizTalk Server
3 19 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (1.70%) Confluence
4 14 (1.70%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.85%) Documentum
7 4 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.36%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.24%) Apache
9 2 (0.24%) CMS
9 2 (0.24%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.24%) nginx
9 2 (0.24%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.49%) Doxygen
2 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.49%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 178 (21.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (3.16%) Azure Functions
3 26 (3.16%) Serverless
4 25 (3.03%) PaaS
5 13 (1.58%) SaaS
6 12 (1.46%) Office 365
7 10 (1.21%) GitHub
8 6 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.73%) IaaS
9 5 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.49%) Scribe Online
11 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.24%) Google Play
11 2 (0.24%) npm
12 1 (0.12%) Firebase
12 1 (0.12%) Mailgun
12 1 (0.12%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.91%) Internet
2 7 (0.85%) DNS
2 7 (0.85%) IMAP
2 7 (0.85%) SMTP
3 4 (0.49%) Hyperconnected
3 4 (0.49%) Intranet
3 4 (0.49%) NAS
3 4 (0.49%) Network Security
3 4 (0.49%) SAN
4 3 (0.36%) HTTP
4 3 (0.36%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.24%) SSL
6 1 (0.12%) SMS
6 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 484 (58.74%) SQL Server
2 107 (12.99%) SQL Server 2016
3 70 (8.50%) NoSQL
4 50 (6.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 42 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 36 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 29 (3.52%) Relational Database
9 27 (3.28%) MongoDB
10 26 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
11 24 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (2.79%) Oracle Database
13 17 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
15 13 (1.58%) MySQL
16 10 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
17 9 (1.09%) RDBMS
18 6 (0.73%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 6 (0.73%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 235 (28.52%) Git (software)
2 216 (26.21%) Visual Studio
3 151 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 71 (8.62%) NUnit
5 55 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 45 (5.46%) JIRA
7 43 (5.22%) Jenkins
8 40 (4.85%) Octopus Deploy
9 32 (3.88%) Selenium
10 30 (3.64%) StyleCop
11 20 (2.43%) Subversion
12 19 (2.31%) SpecFlow
13 17 (2.06%) MSTest
14 15 (1.82%) ReSharper
15 14 (1.70%) Ranorex
16 11 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
17 10 (1.21%) Jasmine
17 10 (1.21%) TortoiseSVN
18 8 (0.97%) Visual Studio Coded UI
19 7 (0.85%) MSBuild
General
1 94 (11.41%) Finance
2 44 (5.34%) Marketing
3 42 (5.10%) Games
4 34 (4.13%) Retail
5 11 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.21%) Advertising
6 10 (1.21%) Back Office
6 10 (1.21%) Banking
7 6 (0.73%) Legal
8 5 (0.61%) Automotive
9 4 (0.49%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.36%) Electronics
10 3 (0.36%) German Language
11 2 (0.24%) Billing
11 2 (0.24%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.24%) French Language
11 2 (0.24%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 675 (81.92%) Developer
2 469 (56.92%) .NET Developer
3 284 (34.47%) C# Developer
4 203 (24.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 108 (13.11%) Senior Developer
6 92 (11.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 91 (11.04%) Software Developer
8 90 (10.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 86 (10.44%) .NET Software Developer
10 80 (9.71%) Senior .NET Developer
11 71 (8.62%) Software Engineer
12 56 (6.80%) C# Software Developer
13 54 (6.55%) SQL Developer
14 46 (5.58%) Senior C# Developer
15 44 (5.34%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 40 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
17 39 (4.73%) Lead Developer
18 37 (4.49%) Agile .NET Developer
18 37 (4.49%) Agile C# Developer
18 37 (4.49%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 793 (96.24%) .NET
2 542 (65.78%) ASP.NET
3 320 (38.83%) .NET Framework
4 314 (38.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 268 (32.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 232 (28.16%) Entity Framework
7 226 (27.43%) WPF
8 225 (27.31%) HTML
9 219 (26.58%) Web Services
10 205 (24.88%) CSS
11 199 (24.15%) jQuery
12 189 (22.94%) AngularJS
13 136 (16.50%) RESTful
13 136 (16.50%) WinForms
14 134 (16.26%) XML
15 109 (13.23%) LINQ
16 96 (11.65%) SOAP
16 96 (11.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 93 (11.29%) Node.js
18 85 (10.32%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 90 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (10.44%) Computer Science
3 47 (5.70%) Greenfield Project
4 41 (4.98%) Algorithms
5 34 (4.13%) Mobile App
6 29 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (2.91%) User Experience
8 22 (2.67%) Fintech
9 21 (2.55%) W3C
10 17 (2.06%) N-Tier
10 17 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (1.09%) iPad
12 7 (0.85%) Life Science
12 7 (0.85%) Reinsurance
13 6 (0.73%) Clustering
13 6 (0.73%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.49%) 3D Graphics
14 4 (0.49%) Management Information System
15 2 (0.24%) iPhone
15 2 (0.24%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 136 (16.50%) Windows
2 23 (2.79%) Windows Server
3 17 (2.06%) Linux
3 17 (2.06%) Unix
4 14 (1.70%) Android
5 12 (1.46%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.09%) Windows 10
7 7 (0.85%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.85%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.36%) VMS
9 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (64.32%) Agile Software Development
2 462 (56.07%) MVC
3 331 (40.17%) TDD
4 231 (28.03%) OO
5 203 (24.64%) Scrum
6 185 (22.45%) SOLID
7 146 (17.72%) OOD
8 144 (17.48%) Problem-Solving
9 143 (17.35%) Continuous Integration
10 140 (16.99%) Test Automation
11 110 (13.35%) BDD
12 105 (12.74%) Web Application Development
13 98 (11.89%) Unit Testing
14 90 (10.92%) Web Development
15 89 (10.80%) SOA
15 89 (10.80%) Software Engineering
16 77 (9.34%) Pair Programming
17 75 (9.10%) Integration Testing
18 72 (8.74%) SDLC
19 62 (7.52%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 795 (96.48%) C#
2 400 (48.54%) SQL
3 301 (36.53%) JavaScript
4 81 (9.83%) Ruby
5 75 (9.10%) T-SQL
6 56 (6.80%) VB.NET
7 49 (5.95%) VB
8 35 (4.25%) Java
9 30 (3.64%) F#
10 23 (2.79%) PL/SQL
11 21 (2.55%) C++
12 17 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 17 (2.06%) TypeScript
13 14 (1.70%) Python
14 9 (1.09%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.61%) R
16 4 (0.49%) XAML
17 3 (0.36%) VBA
17 3 (0.36%) XPath
18 2 (0.24%) Natural
Qualifications
1 94 (11.41%) Degree
2 17 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.36%) MCTS
6 3 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.24%) MCITP
7 2 (0.24%) MCPD
7 2 (0.24%) MCSD
7 2 (0.24%) MCSE
7 2 (0.24%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (9.22%) QA
2 9 (1.09%) DICOM
3 4 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.36%) ISO 13485
4 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.24%) GDPR
6 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.73%) Firmware
4 4 (0.49%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (1.94%) Kibana
2 11 (1.33%) Ansible
3 10 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 243 (29.49%) Microsoft
2 58 (7.04%) Oracle
3 21 (2.55%) Google
4 14 (1.70%) Telerik
4 14 (1.70%) VMware
5 10 (1.21%) Citrix
6 7 (0.85%) EMC
6 7 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (0.73%) DevExpress
8 5 (0.61%) Tableau
9 4 (0.49%) Facebook
9 4 (0.49%) SAP
9 4 (0.49%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.36%) Adobe
10 3 (0.36%) Thunderhead
11 2 (0.24%) Compaq
11 2 (0.24%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.24%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.24%) Unisys
11 2 (0.24%) webMethods