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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 15 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 17 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 14.29% 10.26% 4.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.69% 17.78% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 7
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
52 90 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 43.70% 57.69% 64.07%
Number of salaries quoted 48 76 102
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 £28,500 £27,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
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 31 July 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bolton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 51 (100.00%) C#
2 49 (96.08%) MVC
2 49 (96.08%) .NET
3 48 (94.12%) ASP.NET
4 43 (84.31%) SQL Server
5 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (80.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (72.55%) TDD
8 34 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
8 34 (66.67%) Node.js
8 34 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
8 34 (66.67%) Web Application Development
9 26 (50.98%) Ninject
9 26 (50.98%) Dependency Injection
9 26 (50.98%) Streaming Music
10 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
11 13 (25.49%) SQL
12 11 (21.57%) jQuery
13 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
13 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
14 8 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (15.69%) BDD
14 8 (15.69%) CQRS
14 8 (15.69%) WinForms
14 8 (15.69%) Windows
14 8 (15.69%) Internet
15 7 (13.73%) Web Services
16 6 (11.76%) XML
16 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
16 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (66.67%) Node.js
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (84.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.88%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.92%) Moq
3 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.92%) NUnit
3 2 (3.92%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 51 (100.00%) Developer
2 47 (92.16%) .NET Developer
3 13 (25.49%) C# Developer
3 13 (25.49%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (21.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Graduate
8 2 (3.92%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (3.92%) C++ Software Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Lead .NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.96%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (96.08%) .NET
2 48 (94.12%) ASP.NET
3 41 (80.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
5 26 (50.98%) Ninject
6 11 (21.57%) jQuery
7 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
8 8 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (15.69%) WinForms
9 7 (13.73%) Web Services
10 6 (11.76%) XML
11 5 (9.80%) Ajax
12 4 (7.84%) HTML
12 4 (7.84%) HTML5
13 3 (5.88%) Entity Framework
13 3 (5.88%) WPF
13 3 (5.88%) LINQ
13 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (50.98%) Streaming Music
2 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (96.08%) MVC
2 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (72.55%) TDD
4 34 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 34 (66.67%) Web Application Development
5 26 (50.98%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (15.69%) BDD
6 8 (15.69%) CQRS
7 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.84%) Scrum
7 4 (7.84%) OO
7 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.92%) SDLC
10 1 (1.96%) OOP
10 1 (1.96%) Kanban
10 1 (1.96%) WFM
10 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.96%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
3 13 (25.49%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.92%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Avaya
2 1 (1.96%) Google
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