The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 33 32 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 13 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 3.71% 3.66% 3.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.62% 19.12% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 12
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £31,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £56,000 £39,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
West Yorkshire

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 Bradford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
103 68 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 29.43% 19.15% 52.65%
Number of salaries quoted 89 47 157
Average salary £35,000 £30,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.82% -15.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

WCF
Salary Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Bradford region.

WCF Salary Trend in Bradford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (95.65%) C#
3 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
3 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
4 18 (78.26%) MVC
5 15 (65.22%) HTML
6 13 (56.52%) CSS
7 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
8 8 (34.78%) MySQL
8 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
8 8 (34.78%) jQuery
9 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
9 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (30.43%) OOP
10 6 (26.09%) XHTML
10 6 (26.09%) SOA
10 6 (26.09%) Web Services
10 6 (26.09%) XML
10 6 (26.09%) Intranet
10 6 (26.09%) Internet
11 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
11 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (21.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (21.74%) CMS
12 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
12 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
13 2 (8.70%) W3C
13 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
13 2 (8.70%) Oracle

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 5 (21.74%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Intranet
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) .NET Developer
3 10 (43.48%) Web Developer
4 8 (34.78%) Software Developer
5 7 (30.43%) Senior Developer
6 6 (26.09%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (17.39%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (17.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (13.04%) Lead Web Developer
9 3 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
10 2 (8.70%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (8.70%) C# Web Developer
10 2 (8.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (4.35%) Lead C# Developer
11 1 (4.35%) Lead .NET Developer
11 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
3 15 (65.22%) HTML
4 13 (56.52%) CSS
5 8 (34.78%) jQuery
6 6 (26.09%) XHTML
6 6 (26.09%) Web Services
6 6 (26.09%) XML
7 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
7 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (21.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (4.35%) WPF
8 1 (4.35%) HTML5
8 1 (4.35%) CSS3
8 1 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) W3C
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) MVC
2 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) OOP
3 6 (26.09%) SOA
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (8.70%) Logistics
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Content Management
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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