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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 12 19
Permanent jobs citing WCF 0 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 22.60% 21.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 39.29% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 25 33
Median salary - £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
45 84 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 63.38% 57.53% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 27 76 118
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Streaming Music
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Node.js
4 3 (50.00%) Ninject
4 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (33.33%) Coaching
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) XSLT
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Head of Development
3 1 (16.67%) Head of Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Head of Web Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (50.00%) Ninject
3 3 (50.00%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) WPF
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Streaming Music
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (33.33%) Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) HL7
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft