The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 39 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 9 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 2.37% 3.43% 6.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 9.38% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 19
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,950 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £68,850 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

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
99 160 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 26.12% 36.61% 24.17%
Number of salaries quoted 85 147 70
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bradford 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 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 22 February 2017, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for WCF.

1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) MVC
2 14 (87.50%) OOP
2 14 (87.50%) OO
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) WPF
2 14 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 14 (87.50%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) Entity Framework
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (12.50%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (12.50%) WF
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 2 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) OLAP
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 2 (12.50%) EDI
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Extranet
1 2 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) OLAP
1 2 (12.50%) OLTP
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (25.00%) C# WCF Developer
5 4 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 4 (25.00%) WCF Developer
5 4 (25.00%) WPF Developer
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Architect
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Lead Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 14 (87.50%) Entity Framework
2 14 (87.50%) WPF
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (12.50%) EDI
5 2 (12.50%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 2 (12.50%) WF
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (87.50%) MVC
1 14 (87.50%) OO
1 14 (87.50%) OOP
2 2 (12.50%) B2B
2 2 (12.50%) B2C
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 2 (12.50%) Coaching
2 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 2 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft