The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 18 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 15 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 10.49% 15.00% 19.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.78% 42.86% 33.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 20
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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 Bolton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
54 21 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 37.76% 35.00% 58.78%
Number of salaries quoted 54 19 70
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

WCF
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

WCF Salary Trend in Bolton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for WCF.

1 29 (100.00%) .NET
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 29 (100.00%) C#
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (96.55%) ASP.NET MVC
2 28 (96.55%) ASP.NET
2 28 (96.55%) MVC
3 26 (89.66%) Games
3 26 (89.66%) Internet
3 26 (89.66%) OO
3 26 (89.66%) TDD
3 26 (89.66%) CQRS
3 26 (89.66%) Web Application Development
3 26 (89.66%) BDD
3 26 (89.66%) SQL Server 2014
3 26 (89.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 26 (89.66%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (10.34%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) WinForms
5 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (3.45%) SDLC
6 1 (3.45%) Finance
6 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (3.45%) SOA
6 1 (3.45%) XML
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 26 (89.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (89.66%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 26 (89.66%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 26 (89.66%) .NET Developer
3 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Development Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Development Manager
4 1 (3.45%) SDLC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (96.55%) ASP.NET
2 28 (96.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (89.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (10.34%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.90%) WinForms
6 1 (3.45%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (96.55%) MVC
3 26 (89.66%) BDD
3 26 (89.66%) CQRS
3 26 (89.66%) Domain-Driven Design
3 26 (89.66%) OO
3 26 (89.66%) TDD
3 26 (89.66%) Web Application Development
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) SDLC
4 1 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Bolton, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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