Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
UK
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1052 1070 1032
Rank change year-on-year +18 -38 +24
Permanent jobs citing WF 70 116 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.066% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 68 108 144
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £58,225 £56,250 £59,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%

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 58,658 71,735 68,613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.48% 40.75% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 48,145 60,731 58,922
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +4.94%

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 20 March 2019.

Salary histogram for WF in the UK

WF
Top 10 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 20 March 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
England +53 70 £50,000 - 12
UK excluding London +30 64 £50,000 - 9
North of England +3 44 £50,000 -4.76% 5
North West +26 28 £50,000 -1.96% 3
Yorkshire +12 16 £45,000 -14.29% 1
South East +42 14 £56,000 +24.44% 2
London +48 6 £45,500 -13.33% 4
Midlands +37 6 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Midlands +25 4 £41,250 -17.50% 1
West Midlands +31 2 £45,000 +5.88%

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT jobs citing WF 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 with a requirement for WF.

1 66 (94.29%) C#
1 66 (94.29%) .NET
2 64 (91.43%) WCF
3 62 (88.57%) JavaScript
3 62 (88.57%) SQL
4 61 (87.14%) HTML
4 61 (87.14%) ASP.NET
4 61 (87.14%) CSS
5 60 (85.71%) XML
6 57 (81.43%) Web Services
7 55 (78.57%) OO
7 55 (78.57%) SOAP
7 55 (78.57%) T-SQL
7 55 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (77.14%) Scrum
8 54 (77.14%) PL/SQL
9 52 (74.29%) NUnit
10 50 (71.43%) jQuery
10 50 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (70.00%) WPF
11 49 (70.00%) LINQ
12 46 (65.71%) Use Case
12 46 (65.71%) Silverlight
12 46 (65.71%) RESTful
12 46 (65.71%) MSTest
12 46 (65.71%) MVVM
12 46 (65.71%) Software Engineering
12 46 (65.71%) UML
12 46 (65.71%) XSLT
13 44 (62.86%) RUP

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 7 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (8.57%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 52 (74.29%) NUnit
2 46 (65.71%) MSTest
3 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.57%) Subversion
4 6 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.71%) Selenium
5 4 (5.71%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (52.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Back Office
3 2 (2.86%) Advertising
3 2 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Front Office
4 1 (1.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (45.71%) Developer
2 31 (44.29%) .NET Software Engineer
2 31 (44.29%) C# Software Engineer
2 31 (44.29%) Software Engineer
3 21 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 20 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 19 (27.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (27.14%) Senior Developer
6 16 (22.86%) SQL Developer
7 15 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
7 15 (21.43%) Agile .NET Developer
7 15 (21.43%) Agile C# Developer
7 15 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
7 15 (21.43%) Senior .NET Developer
7 15 (21.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 15 (21.43%) Senior C# Developer
7 15 (21.43%) Senior Software Developer
7 15 (21.43%) Senior SQL Developer
7 15 (21.43%) Senior WPF Developer
7 15 (21.43%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (94.29%) .NET
2 64 (91.43%) WCF
3 61 (87.14%) ASP.NET
3 61 (87.14%) CSS
3 61 (87.14%) HTML
4 60 (85.71%) XML
5 57 (81.43%) Web Services
6 55 (78.57%) SOAP
7 50 (71.43%) jQuery
8 49 (70.00%) LINQ
8 49 (70.00%) WPF
9 46 (65.71%) RESTful
9 46 (65.71%) Silverlight
9 46 (65.71%) XSLT
10 30 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 15 (21.43%) WinForms
12 14 (20.00%) .NET Framework
13 11 (15.71%) ADO.NET
14 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (12.86%) W3C
2 6 (8.57%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.43%) Fintech
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
1 55 (78.57%) OO
2 54 (77.14%) Scrum
3 50 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (65.71%) MVVM
4 46 (65.71%) Software Engineering
4 46 (65.71%) UML
4 46 (65.71%) Use Case
5 44 (62.86%) DSDM
5 44 (62.86%) RUP
6 32 (45.71%) Service Delivery
7 30 (42.86%) MVC
8 16 (22.86%) DevOps
9 10 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 9 (12.86%) Data Modelling
10 9 (12.86%) E-business
10 9 (12.86%) SOA
11 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
12 7 (10.00%) OOD
13 6 (8.57%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 66 (94.29%) C#
2 62 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 62 (88.57%) SQL
3 55 (78.57%) T-SQL
4 54 (77.14%) PL/SQL
5 44 (62.86%) C++
6 29 (41.43%) Java
7 2 (2.86%) XAML
8 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (4.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.43%) APMG
3 1 (1.43%) CEH
3 1 (1.43%) CISM
3 1 (1.43%) CISSP
3 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.43%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle