The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 15.38% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
WCF
Lancashire

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 Blackpool region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
25 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 48.08% 10.53% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 15
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

WCF
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

WCF Salary Trend in Blackpool

WCF
Salary Histogram in Blackpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Blackpool region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Blackpool

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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
2 17 (73.91%) Web Services
2 17 (73.91%) WPF
3 16 (69.57%) VB.NET
3 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
5 11 (47.83%) Asset Management
5 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
6 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
7 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
7 7 (30.43%) MVC
7 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (26.09%) Scrum
9 5 (21.74%) TDD
9 5 (21.74%) NUnit
9 5 (21.74%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (21.74%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (21.74%) MSTest
9 5 (21.74%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (21.74%) Moq
9 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (21.74%) Kanban
9 5 (21.74%) Spring.NET
9 5 (21.74%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (21.74%) Ninject
9 5 (21.74%) Web Application Development
9 5 (21.74%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) NUnit
1 5 (21.74%) MSTest
1 5 (21.74%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (21.74%) Moq
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (95.65%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) WPF Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (73.91%) Web Services
2 17 (73.91%) WPF
3 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
4 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
4 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (21.74%) Castle Windsor
5 5 (21.74%) Ninject
5 5 (21.74%) Unity DI Container
5 5 (21.74%) Spring.NET
6 1 (4.35%) LINQ
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Asset Management
3 7 (30.43%) MVC
4 6 (26.09%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) TDD
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (21.74%) Kanban
5 5 (21.74%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (21.74%) Web Application Development
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (17.39%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) MVVM
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) OO
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (69.57%) VB.NET
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft