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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 19 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 13 1 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 9.42% 1.35% 22.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.97% 3.03% 35.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 29
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%

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
62 33 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 44.93% 44.59% 62.64%
Number of salaries quoted 58 30 96
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bolton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 27 (100.00%) C#
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (96.30%) MVC
2 26 (96.30%) ASP.NET
2 26 (96.30%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (81.48%) TDD
3 22 (81.48%) Domain-Driven Design
3 22 (81.48%) BDD
4 21 (77.78%) CQRS
4 21 (77.78%) Web Application Development
4 21 (77.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 21 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 21 (77.78%) Games
4 21 (77.78%) OO
4 21 (77.78%) Internet
5 5 (18.52%) Web Services
6 2 (7.41%) WinForms
6 2 (7.41%) XML
6 2 (7.41%) CSS
6 2 (7.41%) HTML
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (7.41%) SDLC
6 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (77.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Moq
1 1 (3.70%) NUnit
1 1 (3.70%) ReSharper
1 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (77.78%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 23 (85.19%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Development Manager
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Development Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Development Manager
5 1 (3.70%) SDLC Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (96.30%) ASP.NET
2 26 (96.30%) ASP.NET MVC
3 21 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (18.52%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (7.41%) CSS
5 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
5 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) WinForms
5 2 (7.41%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.70%) jQuery
6 1 (3.70%) React
6 1 (3.70%) XSD
6 1 (3.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (96.30%) MVC
3 22 (81.48%) BDD
3 22 (81.48%) Domain-Driven Design
3 22 (81.48%) TDD
4 21 (77.78%) CQRS
4 21 (77.78%) OO
4 21 (77.78%) Web Application Development
5 2 (7.41%) SDLC
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.70%) SOA
6 1 (3.70%) SOLID
6 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley