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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 3 -
Permanent jobs citing WCF 0 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool - 32.61% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 75.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
4 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 21.05% 43.48% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 9
Average salary £33,750 £34,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.73% +28.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £30,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) COM+
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) MVC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) COM+
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft