Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for WF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WF over the 6 months to 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1025 1078 1080
Rank change year-on-year +53 +2 -141
Permanent jobs citing WF 159 169 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.089% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 148 158 172
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £39,275 £32,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £73,750 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% +5.88%

WF 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 70006 73765 82849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.17% 38.89% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 57934 63958 70877
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

WF
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WF in the UK

WF
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WF.

Salary trend for WF in the UK

WF
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WF over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for WF in the UK

WF
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WF within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
England +36 153 £55,000 - 9
UK excluding London +72 142 £55,000 - 8
North of England +19 81 £55,000 - 5
North West +2 51 £50,000 -9.09% 3
South East +82 33 £53,000 -3.64% 1
Yorkshire +14 30 £55,000 - 2
Midlands +27 15 £52,500 +5.00%
London -28 11 £75,000 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -1 9 £42,500 -15.00%
East of England +10 8 £50,000 -23.08%
East Midlands +50 6 £56,250 +2.27%
South West - 5 £60,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT jobs citing WF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WF.

1 153 (96.23%) C#
1 153 (96.23%) .NET
2 149 (93.71%) WCF
3 127 (79.87%) SQL
4 116 (72.96%) XML
5 112 (70.44%) Agile Software Development
6 107 (67.30%) WPF
7 102 (64.15%) ASP.NET
7 102 (64.15%) T-SQL
8 93 (58.49%) JavaScript
8 93 (58.49%) HTML
9 91 (57.23%) Finance
10 87 (54.72%) XSLT
11 84 (52.83%) Web Services
11 84 (52.83%) Continuous Integration
12 80 (50.31%) SOAP
13 79 (49.69%) CSS
13 79 (49.69%) jQuery
14 77 (48.43%) OO
15 74 (46.54%) NUnit
16 72 (45.28%) PL/SQL
16 72 (45.28%) LINQ
17 69 (43.40%) MVC
17 69 (43.40%) Software Engineering
18 67 (42.14%) MSTest
19 66 (41.51%) Scrum
20 64 (40.25%) MVVM
21 62 (38.99%) Silverlight
22 61 (38.36%) C++
23 57 (35.85%) RESTful

WF
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (5.03%) Skype for Business
3 6 (3.77%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (13.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 22 (13.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.77%) npm
4 2 (1.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.14%) Internet
2 4 (2.52%) Broadband
3 1 (0.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (32.08%) SQL Server
2 27 (16.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (13.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (8.81%) Big Data
5 8 (5.03%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.03%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.63%) Event Store
9 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 74 (46.54%) NUnit
2 67 (42.14%) MSTest
3 38 (23.90%) Visual Studio
4 22 (13.84%) T4 Templates
4 22 (13.84%) WiX
5 8 (5.03%) Fiddler
6 6 (3.77%) gulp
6 6 (3.77%) Selenium
7 5 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.52%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.89%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.26%) NuGet
10 2 (1.26%) Subversion
10 2 (1.26%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (0.63%) Axure RP
General
1 91 (57.23%) Finance
2 22 (13.84%) Financial Institution
3 8 (5.03%) Law
3 8 (5.03%) Marketing
4 5 (3.14%) Retail
5 4 (2.52%) Games
5 4 (2.52%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.89%) Banking
6 3 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (58.49%) Developer
2 81 (50.94%) C# Developer
3 71 (44.65%) .NET Developer
4 65 (40.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (31.45%) Software Engineer
6 46 (28.93%) .NET Software Engineer
6 46 (28.93%) C# Software Engineer
7 29 (18.24%) Senior Developer
8 26 (16.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 26 (16.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 25 (15.72%) Senior C# Developer
10 23 (14.47%) Senior .NET Developer
11 22 (13.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 22 (13.84%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 22 (13.84%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 22 (13.84%) VB.NET Developer
12 18 (11.32%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (11.32%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
13 17 (10.69%) SQL Developer
14 15 (9.43%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (96.23%) .NET
2 149 (93.71%) WCF
3 116 (72.96%) XML
4 107 (67.30%) WPF
5 102 (64.15%) ASP.NET
6 93 (58.49%) HTML
7 87 (54.72%) XSLT
8 84 (52.83%) Web Services
9 80 (50.31%) SOAP
10 79 (49.69%) CSS
10 79 (49.69%) jQuery
11 72 (45.28%) LINQ
12 62 (38.99%) Silverlight
13 57 (35.85%) RESTful
14 53 (33.33%) .NET Framework
15 43 (27.04%) ASP.NET MVC
16 39 (24.53%) Entity Framework
17 18 (11.32%) ADO.NET
17 18 (11.32%) HTML5
18 17 (10.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
1 10 (6.29%) W3C
2 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.03%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.03%) N-Tier
3 7 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.40%) NHS
4 5 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.89%) PMI
6 2 (1.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.42%) Windows
2 8 (5.03%) Android
2 8 (5.03%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (70.44%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (52.83%) Continuous Integration
3 77 (48.43%) OO
4 69 (43.40%) MVC
4 69 (43.40%) Software Engineering
5 66 (41.51%) Scrum
6 64 (40.25%) MVVM
7 56 (35.22%) DSDM
7 56 (35.22%) RUP
7 56 (35.22%) UML
7 56 (35.22%) Use Case
8 47 (29.56%) TDD
9 46 (28.93%) Service Delivery
10 41 (25.79%) Workflow
11 29 (18.24%) SOLID
12 19 (11.95%) SOA
13 15 (9.43%) DevOps
14 14 (8.81%) High Availability
15 11 (6.92%) BDD
15 11 (6.92%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 153 (96.23%) C#
2 127 (79.87%) SQL
3 102 (64.15%) T-SQL
4 93 (58.49%) JavaScript
5 72 (45.28%) PL/SQL
6 61 (38.36%) C++
7 54 (33.96%) Java
8 22 (13.84%) VB.NET
9 8 (5.03%) ES6
10 6 (3.77%) XPath
11 5 (3.14%) VB
12 3 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (5.03%) MBA
2 3 (1.89%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.89%) PMP
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.32%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (23.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.92%) Oracle