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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 29 34 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 141 96 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.28% 6.03% 4.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.69% 12.87% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 121 88 99
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,450 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
845 746 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.60% 46.89% 43.99%
Number of salaries quoted 725 665 855
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WCF
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

WCF Salary Trend in Cheshire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cheshire

WCF
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe +21 34 £36,250 -3.33% 2
Warrington -17 32 £35,000 - 3
Nantwich -2 13 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Chester - 11 £35,000 - 4
Wilmslow - 10 £40,000 - 3
Macclesfield -4 9 £40,000 +34.45% 1
Knutsford -4 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Alderley Edge - 3 £30,000 -
Sandbach +2 1 £33,500 -27.17%
Northwich - 1 £60,000 -
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 226 (97.41%) C#
2 224 (96.55%) .NET
3 175 (75.43%) ASP.NET
4 160 (68.97%) SQL Server
5 147 (63.36%) MVC
6 135 (58.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 126 (54.31%) TDD
8 101 (43.53%) Scrum
9 93 (40.09%) SQL
10 90 (38.79%) Castle Windsor
11 89 (38.36%) .NET Framework
12 86 (37.07%) Web Application Development
13 83 (35.78%) LINQ
14 82 (35.34%) NUnit
15 81 (34.91%) Rhino Mocks
16 78 (33.62%) Microsoft
17 74 (31.90%) Windows
18 73 (31.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 72 (31.03%) WPF
19 72 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
20 71 (30.60%) Continuous Integration
21 70 (30.17%) T-SQL
22 69 (29.74%) Web Services
23 68 (29.31%) Razor View Engine
24 63 (27.16%) Kanban
24 63 (27.16%) Dependency Injection
25 62 (26.72%) HTML
26 61 (26.29%) Ninject
27 58 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
28 57 (24.57%) Spring.NET

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 25 (10.78%) IIS
2 18 (7.76%) NServiceBus
3 5 (2.16%) Node.js
3 5 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.86%) CMS
4 2 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.86%) Confluence
5 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 37 (15.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.21%) Internet
2 10 (4.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (68.97%) SQL Server
2 56 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (6.03%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.16%) DTS
9 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.43%) OLTP
10 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 82 (35.34%) NUnit
2 81 (34.91%) Rhino Mocks
3 56 (24.14%) Moq
3 56 (24.14%) MSTest
4 43 (18.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 42 (18.10%) Visual Studio
6 18 (7.76%) Subversion
7 15 (6.47%) Selenium
8 9 (3.88%) SpecFlow
9 7 (3.02%) Git (software)
10 6 (2.59%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.29%) JIRA
12 2 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.86%) StyleCop
12 2 (0.86%) NDepend
12 2 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 32 (13.79%) Finance
2 19 (8.19%) Retail
3 11 (4.74%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.59%) Advertising
5 5 (2.16%) Marketing
6 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.29%) Electronics
8 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.86%) Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 209 (90.09%) Developer
2 145 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 46 (19.83%) C# Developer
4 41 (17.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 37 (15.95%) Analyst
6 28 (12.07%) Software Developer
6 28 (12.07%) Junior
6 28 (12.07%) Junior Developer
7 26 (11.21%) Graduate
7 26 (11.21%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 26 (11.21%) Junior .NET Developer
7 26 (11.21%) Graduate Developer
8 23 (9.91%) Senior Developer
9 19 (8.19%) Analyst Programmer
9 19 (8.19%) Programmer
9 19 (8.19%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 19 (8.19%) .NET Programmer
10 18 (7.76%) Analyst Developer
11 17 (7.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (5.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (96.55%) .NET
2 175 (75.43%) ASP.NET
3 135 (58.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 90 (38.79%) Castle Windsor
5 89 (38.36%) .NET Framework
6 83 (35.78%) LINQ
7 73 (31.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 72 (31.03%) WPF
9 69 (29.74%) Web Services
10 68 (29.31%) Razor View Engine
11 62 (26.72%) HTML
12 61 (26.29%) Ninject
13 57 (24.57%) Spring.NET
14 56 (24.14%) Unity DI Container
15 47 (20.26%) CSS
16 44 (18.97%) WinForms
17 40 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 39 (16.81%) XML
19 34 (14.66%) SOAP
19 34 (14.66%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 58 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
2 32 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.90%) Social Network
4 10 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.88%) N-Tier
6 7 (3.02%) NHS
7 6 (2.59%) SystemC
8 5 (2.16%) Streaming Music
8 5 (2.16%) Social Media
9 3 (1.29%) Tandem
10 2 (0.86%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 74 (31.90%) Windows
2 1 (0.43%) Android
2 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (63.36%) MVC
2 126 (54.31%) TDD
3 101 (43.53%) Scrum
4 86 (37.07%) Web Application Development
5 72 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (30.60%) Continuous Integration
7 63 (27.16%) Kanban
7 63 (27.16%) Dependency Injection
8 49 (21.12%) MVVM
9 43 (18.53%) OO
10 21 (9.05%) Software Engineering
11 20 (8.62%) SOA
12 18 (7.76%) UML
13 10 (4.31%) Risk Management
13 10 (4.31%) Customer Engagement
13 10 (4.31%) Mentoring
14 9 (3.88%) Unit Testing
14 9 (3.88%) OOP
15 7 (3.02%) BDD
16 6 (2.59%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 226 (97.41%) C#
2 93 (40.09%) SQL
3 70 (30.17%) T-SQL
4 53 (22.84%) VB.NET
5 48 (20.69%) VB
6 43 (18.53%) JavaScript
7 15 (6.47%) VBA
8 9 (3.88%) Java
9 7 (3.02%) C
10 6 (2.59%) XPath
11 1 (0.43%) R
11 1 (0.43%) C++
11 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (10.34%) MCP
1 24 (10.34%) MCAD
1 24 (10.34%) MCSD
1 24 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (10.34%) MCTS
2 6 (2.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.74%) SLA
2 3 (1.29%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) HL7
Vendors
1 78 (33.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.59%) JBoss
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle
3 2 (0.86%) Telerik
3 2 (0.86%) Atlassian
3 2 (0.86%) Sitecore
3 2 (0.86%) DevExpress
Chester, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000 to £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago