The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 12 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 33 34 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 22.60% 21.38% 12.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.29% 28.33% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 15
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WCF
Manchester

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
84 120 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 57.53% 75.47% 65.12%
Number of salaries quoted 76 118 72
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bolton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 64 (100.00%) C#
2 62 (96.88%) .NET
3 61 (95.31%) ASP.NET
3 61 (95.31%) MVC
4 48 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (75.00%) SQL Server
5 47 (73.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 42 (65.63%) TDD
7 35 (54.69%) Domain-Driven Design
7 35 (54.69%) Node.js
7 35 (54.69%) KnockoutJS
7 35 (54.69%) Web Application Development
8 26 (40.63%) Ninject
8 26 (40.63%) Dependency Injection
8 26 (40.63%) Streaming Music
9 23 (35.94%) JavaScript
10 21 (32.81%) SQL
11 19 (29.69%) jQuery
12 17 (26.56%) .NET Framework
13 14 (21.88%) WinForms
13 14 (21.88%) Windows
14 12 (18.75%) Web Services
15 11 (17.19%) XML
15 11 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
16 10 (15.63%) AngularJS
17 9 (14.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 9 (14.06%) CQRS
17 9 (14.06%) BDD
17 9 (14.06%) Internet

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 35 (54.69%) Node.js
2 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.81%) SpecFlow
3 4 (6.25%) Moq
3 4 (6.25%) NUnit
3 4 (6.25%) ReSharper
4 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (98.44%) Developer
2 54 (84.38%) .NET Developer
3 19 (29.69%) C# Developer
3 19 (29.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (28.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.13%) CSS Developer
9 2 (3.13%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Graduate
9 2 (3.13%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (3.13%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (3.13%) HTML Developer
9 2 (3.13%) C++ Developer
10 1 (1.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (96.88%) .NET
2 61 (95.31%) ASP.NET
3 47 (73.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (54.69%) KnockoutJS
5 26 (40.63%) Ninject
6 19 (29.69%) jQuery
7 17 (26.56%) .NET Framework
8 14 (21.88%) WinForms
9 12 (18.75%) Web Services
10 11 (17.19%) XML
11 10 (15.63%) AngularJS
12 9 (14.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (14.06%) HTML
13 6 (9.38%) Entity Framework
13 6 (9.38%) HTML5
13 6 (9.38%) Ajax
14 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 4 (6.25%) CSS
14 4 (6.25%) WPF
14 4 (6.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.63%) Streaming Music
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (95.31%) MVC
2 48 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (65.63%) TDD
4 35 (54.69%) Domain-Driven Design
4 35 (54.69%) Web Application Development
5 26 (40.63%) Dependency Injection
6 9 (14.06%) CQRS
6 9 (14.06%) BDD
7 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.81%) Scrum
7 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.25%) OO
8 4 (6.25%) Logistics
9 1 (1.56%) WFM
9 1 (1.56%) Pair Programming
9 1 (1.56%) OOD
9 1 (1.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (35.94%) JavaScript
3 21 (32.81%) SQL
4 4 (6.25%) Java
4 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.56%) Google
2 1 (1.56%) Avaya
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