Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1036 1046 1053
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7 +18
Permanent jobs citing WF 97 158 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.088% 0.095%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 84 146 161
UK median annual salary £46,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.45% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £56,425 £62,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -17.27% - +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 63,063 72,051 72,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.49% 40.10% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 51,838 60,028 62,707
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 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for WF in the UK

WF
Top 11 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 11 December 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
England -5 97 £46,500 -15.45% 6
UK excluding London -2 85 £45,500 -17.27% 4
North of England -6 42 £50,000 -9.09% 1
South East +28 36 £45,500 -14.15% 2
North West -16 25 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +24 17 £45,000 -18.18%
London +63 12 £50,000 -33.33% 2
Midlands +27 4 £45,000 -5.26%
South West +14 3 £47,500 -20.83% 1
East Midlands +18 2 £45,000 -18.18%
West Midlands +12 2 £45,000 +5.88%

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 78 (80.41%) C#
1 78 (80.41%) .NET
2 77 (79.38%) WCF
3 73 (75.26%) ASP.NET
4 70 (72.16%) CSS
4 70 (72.16%) HTML
5 68 (70.10%) SQL
6 64 (65.98%) JavaScript
7 61 (62.89%) XML
8 60 (61.86%) SOAP
8 60 (61.86%) Web Services
8 60 (61.86%) OO
8 60 (61.86%) T-SQL
8 60 (61.86%) jQuery
9 58 (59.79%) PL/SQL
10 56 (57.73%) Scrum
11 55 (56.70%) Agile Software Development
12 54 (55.67%) NUnit
13 53 (54.64%) WPF
13 53 (54.64%) LINQ
14 49 (50.52%) Continuous Integration
15 48 (49.48%) Software Engineering
16 47 (48.45%) Silverlight
16 47 (48.45%) Use Case
16 47 (48.45%) RESTful
16 47 (48.45%) MSTest
16 47 (48.45%) UML
16 47 (48.45%) XSLT
16 47 (48.45%) MVVM
17 42 (43.30%) 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 11 (11.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (7.22%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.12%) CMS
3 4 (4.12%) IIS
4 1 (1.03%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.15%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.09%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.03%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.99%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (15.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2016
5 11 (11.34%) Oracle Database
5 11 (11.34%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.15%) MariaDB
7 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
7 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.09%) MS Access
8 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.06%) Redis
9 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (55.67%) NUnit
2 47 (48.45%) MSTest
3 17 (17.53%) Visual Studio
4 13 (13.40%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.15%) Selenium
5 5 (5.15%) Subversion
5 5 (5.15%) TortoiseSVN
6 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (39.18%) Finance
2 11 (11.34%) Marketing
3 8 (8.25%) Back Office
4 3 (3.09%) Front Office
5 2 (2.06%) German Language
5 2 (2.06%) Law
6 1 (1.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (43.30%) Developer
2 34 (35.05%) C# Software Engineer
2 34 (35.05%) Software Engineer
3 33 (34.02%) .NET Software Engineer
4 26 (26.80%) .NET Developer
5 21 (21.65%) C# Developer
5 21 (21.65%) Software Developer
6 20 (20.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (19.59%) .NET Software Developer
7 19 (19.59%) C# Software Developer
7 19 (19.59%) Senior Developer
8 16 (16.49%) SQL Developer
9 14 (14.43%) Agile .NET Developer
9 14 (14.43%) Agile C# Developer
9 14 (14.43%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (14.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 14 (14.43%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (14.43%) Senior Software Developer
9 14 (14.43%) Senior SQL Developer
9 14 (14.43%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (80.41%) .NET
2 77 (79.38%) WCF
3 73 (75.26%) ASP.NET
4 70 (72.16%) CSS
4 70 (72.16%) HTML
5 61 (62.89%) XML
6 60 (61.86%) jQuery
6 60 (61.86%) SOAP
6 60 (61.86%) Web Services
7 53 (54.64%) LINQ
7 53 (54.64%) WPF
8 47 (48.45%) RESTful
8 47 (48.45%) Silverlight
8 47 (48.45%) XSLT
9 41 (42.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (26.80%) .NET Framework
11 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (14.43%) WinForms
12 13 (13.40%) ADO.NET
12 13 (13.40%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Enterprise Software
1 13 (13.40%) W3C
2 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.22%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (7.22%) N-Tier
4 5 (5.15%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.15%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.12%) Social Media
6 3 (3.09%) PMI
7 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.43%) Windows
2 3 (3.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (61.86%) OO
2 56 (57.73%) Scrum
3 55 (56.70%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (50.52%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (49.48%) Software Engineering
6 47 (48.45%) MVVM
6 47 (48.45%) UML
6 47 (48.45%) Use Case
7 42 (43.30%) DSDM
7 42 (43.30%) RUP
8 41 (42.27%) MVC
9 34 (35.05%) Service Delivery
10 20 (20.62%) DevOps
11 14 (14.43%) CRM
11 14 (14.43%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (13.40%) Data Modelling
12 13 (13.40%) E-business
12 13 (13.40%) SOA
13 10 (10.31%) OOD
14 9 (9.28%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 78 (80.41%) C#
2 68 (70.10%) SQL
3 64 (65.98%) JavaScript
4 60 (61.86%) T-SQL
5 58 (59.79%) PL/SQL
6 42 (43.30%) C++
7 28 (28.87%) Java
8 7 (7.22%) F#
9 5 (5.15%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.15%) Python
10 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Degree
2 6 (6.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (3.09%) APMG
3 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.03%) CEH
4 1 (1.03%) CISM
4 1 (1.03%) CISSP
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Ansible
1 5 (5.15%) Graylog
1 5 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.15%) PingFederate
1 5 (5.15%) Puppet
1 5 (5.15%) Terraform
2 2 (2.06%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 39 (40.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.34%) Oracle
3 5 (5.15%) Splunk
4 3 (3.09%) Google