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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 9 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 27 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 19.71% 18.18% 6.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 32.10% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 9
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
81 81 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 59.12% 56.64% 53.49%
Number of salaries quoted 71 73 69
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 23 January 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bolton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 39 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (94.87%) .NET
2 37 (94.87%) ASP.NET
3 36 (92.31%) MVC
4 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (74.36%) TDD
6 29 (74.36%) SQL Server
7 25 (64.10%) Streaming Music
7 25 (64.10%) Dependency Injection
7 25 (64.10%) Domain-Driven Design
7 25 (64.10%) Node.js
7 25 (64.10%) Ninject
7 25 (64.10%) KnockoutJS
7 25 (64.10%) Web Application Development
8 8 (20.51%) jQuery
8 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
8 8 (20.51%) Windows
8 8 (20.51%) SQL
8 8 (20.51%) WinForms
9 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 5 (12.82%) HTML
10 5 (12.82%) Web Services
10 5 (12.82%) XML
10 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
11 4 (10.26%) Degree
12 3 (7.69%) WPF
12 3 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 25 (64.10%) Node.js
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (74.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.13%) ReSharper
2 2 (5.13%) NUnit
2 2 (5.13%) Moq
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (97.44%) Developer
2 32 (82.05%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.95%) C# Developer
3 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (17.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (17.95%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.13%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (5.13%) CSS Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.13%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (5.13%) HTML Developer
5 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Graduate
6 1 (2.56%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Junior
6 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) .NET
1 37 (94.87%) ASP.NET
2 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (64.10%) Ninject
3 25 (64.10%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (20.51%) jQuery
4 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
4 8 (20.51%) WinForms
5 5 (12.82%) HTML
5 5 (12.82%) Web Services
5 5 (12.82%) XML
6 3 (7.69%) WPF
6 3 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (5.13%) JSON
7 2 (5.13%) HTML5
7 2 (5.13%) RESTful
7 2 (5.13%) CSS
7 2 (5.13%) MFC
8 1 (2.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (64.10%) Streaming Music
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) MVC
2 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (74.36%) TDD
4 25 (64.10%) Dependency Injection
4 25 (64.10%) Domain-Driven Design
4 25 (64.10%) Web Application Development
5 2 (5.13%) Logistics
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.56%) Scrum
6 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (20.51%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
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