The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 22 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 17 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 11.11% 6.75% 8.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.71% 10.28% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 14
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
96 107 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 62.75% 65.64% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 84 102 60
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
Manchester

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 10 July 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bolton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 54 (100.00%) C#
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (94.44%) ASP.NET
2 51 (94.44%) MVC
3 47 (87.04%) SQL Server
4 42 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (68.52%) TDD
6 33 (61.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 32 (59.26%) BDD
8 27 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 27 (50.00%) Web Application Development
9 26 (48.15%) Razor View Engine
9 26 (48.15%) CQRS
9 26 (48.15%) MCTS
9 26 (48.15%) MCP
9 26 (48.15%) MCAD
9 26 (48.15%) MCSD
9 26 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (31.48%) SQL
11 16 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (27.78%) jQuery
13 11 (20.37%) .NET Framework
13 11 (20.37%) NUnit
13 11 (20.37%) Moq
14 10 (18.52%) TeamCity
14 10 (18.52%) Mercurial
14 10 (18.52%) SpecFlow
14 10 (18.52%) Octopus Deploy
14 10 (18.52%) ReSharper

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 5 (9.26%) IIS
1 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.85%) Node.js
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (87.04%) SQL Server
2 33 (61.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) NUnit
1 11 (20.37%) Moq
2 10 (18.52%) SpecFlow
2 10 (18.52%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (18.52%) Mercurial
2 10 (18.52%) ReSharper
2 10 (18.52%) TeamCity
3 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.26%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (98.15%) Developer
2 34 (62.96%) .NET Developer
3 12 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) C# Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Lead C# Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Architect
9 1 (1.85%) Junior
9 1 (1.85%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (1.85%) C Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Junior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (94.44%) ASP.NET
3 42 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 26 (48.15%) Razor View Engine
6 15 (27.78%) jQuery
7 11 (20.37%) .NET Framework
8 9 (16.67%) WinForms
8 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (14.81%) Web Services
9 8 (14.81%) Dojo
10 7 (12.96%) XML
10 7 (12.96%) NHibernate
10 7 (12.96%) COM+
10 7 (12.96%) Castle Windsor
11 5 (9.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (9.26%) WPF
12 4 (7.41%) HTML
12 4 (7.41%) LINQ
13 3 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.85%) Tandem
1 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Windows CE
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (94.44%) MVC
2 37 (68.52%) TDD
3 32 (59.26%) BDD
4 27 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 27 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 26 (48.15%) CQRS
6 9 (16.67%) OOD
7 8 (14.81%) Pair Programming
7 8 (14.81%) OO
8 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
9 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.41%) Scrum
11 3 (5.56%) Logistics
12 2 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
13 1 (1.85%) MVVM
13 1 (1.85%) Web Development
13 1 (1.85%) Unit Testing
13 1 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (1.85%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (31.48%) SQL
3 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) MCP
1 26 (48.15%) MCAD
1 26 (48.15%) MCSD
1 26 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 26 (48.15%) MCTS
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Google
2 1 (1.85%) Xamarin
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago