The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheadle region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 14 27 10
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 4.17% 1.75% 8.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.45% 2.08% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 Cheadle region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheadle
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 48 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 64.58% 84.21% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16 40 16
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

WCF
Salary Trend in Cheadle

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

WCF Salary Trend in Cheadle

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheadle

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheadle 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 13 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (53.85%) Ruby
5 7 (53.85%) Wonderware
5 7 (53.85%) LINQ
5 7 (53.85%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
5 7 (53.85%) Web Services
5 7 (53.85%) Ninject
5 7 (53.85%) Change Control
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
6 6 (46.15%) Communications Security
7 5 (38.46%) .NET
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
8 4 (30.77%) Validation
8 4 (30.77%) Scrum
8 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
8 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (23.08%) Web Development
9 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
9 3 (23.08%) OO
10 2 (15.38%) SOA

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheadle by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheadle 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) NUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) FxCop
2 2 (15.38%) StyleCop
2 2 (15.38%) Moq
2 2 (15.38%) Gerrit
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
1 2 (15.38%) Military
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Web Services
1 7 (53.85%) LINQ
1 7 (53.85%) Ninject
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
3 7 (53.85%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (53.85%) Change Control
4 6 (46.15%) Communications Security
5 4 (30.77%) Validation
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) OO
6 3 (23.08%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (15.38%) CMMI
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 2 (15.38%) Information Management
7 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
8 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Wonderware
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) VMware