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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 22 30 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 14 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 9.79% 6.25% 12.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.21% 10.28% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 16
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
66 107 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 46.15% 60.80% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 59 103 45
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,000 £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 19 September 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bolton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (100.00%) C#
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (94.74%) SQL Server
3 35 (92.11%) ASP.NET
3 35 (92.11%) MVC
4 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (78.95%) TDD
5 30 (78.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (73.68%) Domain-Driven Design
6 28 (73.68%) Web Application Development
7 22 (57.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 19 (50.00%) BDD
9 18 (47.37%) Razor View Engine
9 18 (47.37%) CQRS
9 18 (47.37%) MCTS
9 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (47.37%) MCP
9 18 (47.37%) MCAD
9 18 (47.37%) MCSD
10 10 (26.32%) Ninject
10 10 (26.32%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (26.32%) Node.js
10 10 (26.32%) Dependency Injection
11 9 (23.68%) Streaming Music
12 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
12 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (10.53%) WinForms
13 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
13 4 (10.53%) Windows

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (26.32%) Node.js
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 22 (57.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) NUnit
2 2 (5.26%) ReSharper
2 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
2 2 (5.26%) Moq
2 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (97.37%) Developer
2 29 (76.32%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Junior
5 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (92.11%) ASP.NET
3 30 (78.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 18 (47.37%) Razor View Engine
6 10 (26.32%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (26.32%) Ninject
7 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.53%) WinForms
9 3 (7.89%) Web Services
9 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (7.89%) WPF
9 3 (7.89%) LINQ
9 3 (7.89%) jQuery
10 2 (5.26%) XML
10 2 (5.26%) COM+
10 2 (5.26%) Dojo
11 1 (2.63%) NHibernate
11 1 (2.63%) RESTful
11 1 (2.63%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Streaming Music
2 1 (2.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows CE
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) MVC
2 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (78.95%) TDD
4 28 (73.68%) Domain-Driven Design
4 28 (73.68%) Web Application Development
5 19 (50.00%) BDD
6 18 (47.37%) CQRS
7 10 (26.32%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.26%) OO
9 2 (5.26%) OOD
9 2 (5.26%) Pair Programming
10 1 (2.63%) Logistics
10 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) MCP
1 18 (47.37%) MCAD
1 18 (47.37%) MCSD
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (47.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
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