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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 20 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 16 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 10.32% 4.85% 9.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.78% 7.48% 22.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 15
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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
90 107 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 58.06% 64.85% 43.04%
Number of salaries quoted 76 102 62
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £36,000 £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 24 July 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bolton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 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 53 (100.00%) C#
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (94.34%) ASP.NET
2 50 (94.34%) MVC
3 46 (86.79%) SQL Server
4 42 (79.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (71.70%) TDD
6 32 (60.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 31 (58.49%) BDD
7 31 (58.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (52.83%) Web Application Development
8 28 (52.83%) Domain-Driven Design
9 25 (47.17%) CQRS
9 25 (47.17%) Razor View Engine
9 25 (47.17%) MCTS
9 25 (47.17%) MCP
9 25 (47.17%) MCAD
9 25 (47.17%) MCSD
9 25 (47.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (32.08%) SQL
11 14 (26.42%) jQuery
11 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (18.87%) NUnit
12 10 (18.87%) .NET Framework
12 10 (18.87%) TeamCity
12 10 (18.87%) ReSharper
12 10 (18.87%) Mercurial
12 10 (18.87%) SpecFlow
12 10 (18.87%) Moq
12 10 (18.87%) Octopus Deploy

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.55%) IIS
2 3 (5.66%) Node.js
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (86.79%) SQL Server
2 31 (58.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) NUnit
1 10 (18.87%) TeamCity
1 10 (18.87%) ReSharper
1 10 (18.87%) Mercurial
1 10 (18.87%) SpecFlow
1 10 (18.87%) Moq
1 10 (18.87%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.55%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (98.11%) Developer
2 34 (64.15%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.75%) C# Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Junior
8 1 (1.89%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Lead C# Developer
8 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (1.89%) C Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.89%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (94.34%) ASP.NET
3 42 (79.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (60.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 25 (47.17%) Razor View Engine
6 14 (26.42%) jQuery
7 10 (18.87%) .NET Framework
8 9 (16.98%) WinForms
9 8 (15.09%) Web Services
9 8 (15.09%) Dojo
9 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (13.21%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (13.21%) NHibernate
10 7 (13.21%) XML
10 7 (13.21%) COM+
11 5 (9.43%) WPF
11 5 (9.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (7.55%) LINQ
13 3 (5.66%) HTML
13 3 (5.66%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Streaming Music
2 1 (1.89%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows CE
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (94.34%) MVC
2 38 (71.70%) TDD
3 31 (58.49%) BDD
4 28 (52.83%) Web Application Development
4 28 (52.83%) Domain-Driven Design
5 25 (47.17%) CQRS
6 9 (16.98%) OOD
7 8 (15.09%) OO
7 8 (15.09%) Pair Programming
8 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
10 4 (7.55%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.66%) Scrum
11 3 (5.66%) Logistics
12 1 (1.89%) Web Development
12 1 (1.89%) Unit Testing
12 1 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (1.89%) Kanban
12 1 (1.89%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (32.08%) SQL
3 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.66%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) MCTS
1 25 (47.17%) MCP
1 25 (47.17%) MCAD
1 25 (47.17%) MCSD
1 25 (47.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Google
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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