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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 12 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 18 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 16.36% 11.33% 5.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.58% 21.52% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 8
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
57 79 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 51.82% 52.67% 61.49%
Number of salaries quoted 55 68 103
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 £30,500 £25,000
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 August 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bolton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 40 (100.00%) C#
2 38 (95.00%) MVC
2 38 (95.00%) .NET
2 38 (95.00%) ASP.NET
3 36 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (85.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (85.00%) SQL Server
5 32 (80.00%) TDD
6 29 (72.50%) Domain-Driven Design
6 29 (72.50%) Node.js
6 29 (72.50%) KnockoutJS
6 29 (72.50%) Web Application Development
7 26 (65.00%) Ninject
7 26 (65.00%) Dependency Injection
7 26 (65.00%) Streaming Music
8 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
9 8 (20.00%) SQL
10 6 (15.00%) jQuery
11 5 (12.50%) Windows
11 5 (12.50%) HTML
11 5 (12.50%) WinForms
11 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
12 4 (10.00%) Web Services
12 4 (10.00%) XML
12 4 (10.00%) HTML5
12 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
13 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (7.50%) WPF
13 3 (7.50%) CSS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 29 (72.50%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.50%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.00%) Moq
2 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) NUnit
2 2 (5.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 40 (100.00%) Developer
2 36 (90.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (17.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Graduate
8 2 (5.00%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (5.00%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (5.00%) C++ Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (2.50%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.50%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (95.00%) .NET
1 38 (95.00%) ASP.NET
2 34 (85.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 29 (72.50%) KnockoutJS
4 26 (65.00%) Ninject
5 6 (15.00%) jQuery
6 5 (12.50%) HTML
6 5 (12.50%) WinForms
6 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.00%) HTML5
7 4 (10.00%) Web Services
7 4 (10.00%) XML
8 3 (7.50%) CSS
8 3 (7.50%) WPF
8 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (5.00%) Ajax
9 2 (5.00%) MFC
10 1 (2.50%) XSD
10 1 (2.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (65.00%) Streaming Music
2 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Blog
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) MVC
2 36 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (80.00%) TDD
4 29 (72.50%) Domain-Driven Design
4 29 (72.50%) Web Application Development
5 26 (65.00%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (7.50%) BDD
6 3 (7.50%) CQRS
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) OOP
7 2 (5.00%) OO
7 2 (5.00%) SDLC
8 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.50%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.50%) Pair Programming
8 1 (2.50%) Logistics
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.50%) WFM
8 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Avaya
2 1 (2.50%) Google
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