The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birkenhead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 5 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing WCF 13 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birkenhead 61.90% 40.00% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 72.22% 53.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
WCF
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birkenhead region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birkenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
18 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birkenhead 85.71% 75.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 2
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Birkenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Birkenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Birkenhead

WCF
Salary Trend in Birkenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Birkenhead region.

WCF Salary Trend in Birkenhead

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birkenhead

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birkenhead region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 22 (95.65%) MVC
3 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (86.96%) TDD
4 20 (86.96%) Internet
4 20 (86.96%) Games
4 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
4 20 (86.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (86.96%) BDD
4 20 (86.96%) Web Application Development
5 15 (65.22%) Git (software)
5 15 (65.22%) RESTful
5 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (65.22%) NoSQL
5 15 (65.22%) Node.js
5 15 (65.22%) Ruby
6 6 (26.09%) OO
7 5 (21.74%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (21.74%) CQRS
7 5 (21.74%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
8 2 (8.70%) Refactoring
8 2 (8.70%) WPF
8 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.70%) NUnit
9 1 (4.35%) Scrum

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Birkenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birkenhead region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (65.22%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
2 15 (65.22%) NoSQL
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) NUnit
General
1 20 (86.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (86.96%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 20 (86.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (65.22%) RESTful
3 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (21.74%) Razor View Engine
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) MVC
2 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (86.96%) TDD
3 20 (86.96%) BDD
3 20 (86.96%) Web Application Development
4 6 (26.09%) OO
5 5 (21.74%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (21.74%) CQRS
6 2 (8.70%) Refactoring
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) OOD
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (65.22%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
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Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
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