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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 21 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 16 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 10.67% 5.71% 11.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.25% 9.26% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 15
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
79 108 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 52.67% 61.71% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 68 104 43
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 29 August 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bolton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 48 (100.00%) C#
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (93.75%) MVC
2 45 (93.75%) ASP.NET
3 44 (91.67%) SQL Server
4 40 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (79.17%) TDD
6 28 (58.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 28 (58.33%) Web Application Development
7 26 (54.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 26 (54.17%) BDD
8 24 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (41.67%) Razor View Engine
9 20 (41.67%) CQRS
9 20 (41.67%) MCTS
9 20 (41.67%) MCP
9 20 (41.67%) MCAD
9 20 (41.67%) MCSD
9 20 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (27.08%) SQL
10 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (20.83%) TeamCity
11 10 (20.83%) jQuery
11 10 (20.83%) ReSharper
11 10 (20.83%) NUnit
11 10 (20.83%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (20.83%) SpecFlow
11 10 (20.83%) Moq
11 10 (20.83%) Mercurial
12 9 (18.75%) JavaScript

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (16.67%) Node.js
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 24 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) NUnit
1 10 (20.83%) ReSharper
1 10 (20.83%) TeamCity
1 10 (20.83%) Mercurial
1 10 (20.83%) Moq
1 10 (20.83%) SpecFlow
1 10 (20.83%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (97.92%) Developer
2 31 (64.58%) .NET Developer
3 10 (20.83%) C# Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Junior
7 1 (2.08%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Junior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.08%) C Developer
7 1 (2.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (93.75%) ASP.NET
3 40 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (54.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 20 (41.67%) Razor View Engine
6 10 (20.83%) jQuery
7 8 (16.67%) Dojo
7 8 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (16.67%) Ninject
8 7 (14.58%) Castle Windsor
8 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (14.58%) NHibernate
8 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
8 7 (14.58%) COM+
9 6 (12.50%) WinForms
10 5 (10.42%) Web Services
11 4 (8.33%) XML
11 4 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (6.25%) RESTful
12 3 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Streaming Music
2 1 (2.08%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows CE
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (93.75%) MVC
2 38 (79.17%) TDD
3 28 (58.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 28 (58.33%) Web Application Development
4 26 (54.17%) BDD
5 20 (41.67%) CQRS
6 9 (18.75%) OOD
7 8 (16.67%) Pair Programming
7 8 (16.67%) OO
7 8 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.25%) Logistics
11 1 (2.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (27.08%) SQL
3 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) MCP
1 20 (41.67%) MCAD
1 20 (41.67%) MCSD
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (41.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Google
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