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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 66 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 37 107 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.80% 5.73% 7.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.82% 15.69% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 35 97 98
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
473 682 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.81% 36.51% 47.77%
Number of salaries quoted 414 583 654
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Warrington -3 22 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Chester +1 5 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Knutsford -3 3 £40,000 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 2 £60,000 -
Runcorn - 2 £46,250 -
Macclesfield +12 1 - -
Crewe -2 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Wilmslow -8 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Winsford - 1 £32,500 - 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 106 (93.81%) C#
1 106 (93.81%) .NET
2 88 (77.88%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (75.22%) MVC
3 85 (75.22%) ASP.NET
4 77 (68.14%) SQL Server
5 71 (62.83%) TDD
5 71 (62.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 66 (58.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 65 (57.52%) Web Application Development
8 54 (47.79%) Scrum
9 52 (46.02%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (44.25%) Kanban
10 50 (44.25%) Dependency Injection
10 50 (44.25%) Inversion of Control
10 50 (44.25%) Rhino Mocks
10 50 (44.25%) Unity DI Container
11 49 (43.36%) Moq
11 49 (43.36%) Castle Windsor
11 49 (43.36%) Ninject
11 49 (43.36%) MSTest
11 49 (43.36%) Spring.NET
11 49 (43.36%) NUnit
12 35 (30.97%) WPF
12 35 (30.97%) VB.NET
13 34 (30.09%) .NET Framework
14 30 (26.55%) WinForms
15 29 (25.66%) Internet
16 27 (23.89%) Windows
17 26 (23.01%) SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (11.50%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (8.85%) Node.js
3 2 (1.77%) IIS
4 1 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (7.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.66%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (68.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (14.16%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (10.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (7.96%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (44.25%) Rhino Mocks
2 49 (43.36%) Moq
2 49 (43.36%) MSTest
2 49 (43.36%) NUnit
3 11 (9.73%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (7.08%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.77%) Subversion
8 1 (0.88%) Selenium
8 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (14.16%) Finance
2 10 (8.85%) Marketing
3 8 (7.08%) Games
4 3 (2.65%) Law
5 2 (1.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 91 (80.53%) Developer
2 84 (74.34%) .NET Developer
3 37 (32.74%) .NET Software Developer
4 22 (19.47%) Junior
4 22 (19.47%) Junior .NET Developer
4 22 (19.47%) Junior Developer
5 21 (18.58%) Graduate
5 21 (18.58%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 21 (18.58%) Graduate Developer
6 20 (17.70%) Internet Developer
7 12 (10.62%) C# Developer
8 11 (9.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (8.85%) Development Manager
10 7 (6.19%) Software Engineer
11 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 6 (5.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.42%) C# WCF Developer
12 5 (4.42%) WCF Developer
13 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (93.81%) .NET
2 85 (75.22%) ASP.NET
3 71 (62.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 66 (58.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 50 (44.25%) Unity DI Container
6 49 (43.36%) Castle Windsor
6 49 (43.36%) Ninject
6 49 (43.36%) Spring.NET
7 35 (30.97%) WPF
8 34 (30.09%) .NET Framework
9 30 (26.55%) WinForms
10 20 (17.70%) Web Services
11 14 (12.39%) jQuery
12 13 (11.50%) Entity Framework
13 12 (10.62%) RESTful
14 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (9.73%) CSS
14 11 (9.73%) HTML
15 9 (7.96%) XML
16 5 (4.42%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 50 (44.25%) Inversion of Control
2 23 (20.35%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.31%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.42%) PMI
5 4 (3.54%) NHS
6 2 (1.77%) EPoS
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.89%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) Android
2 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (77.88%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (75.22%) MVC
3 71 (62.83%) TDD
4 65 (57.52%) Web Application Development
5 54 (47.79%) Scrum
6 52 (46.02%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (44.25%) Dependency Injection
7 50 (44.25%) Kanban
8 26 (23.01%) MVVM
9 16 (14.16%) BDD
9 16 (14.16%) OO
10 13 (11.50%) Software Engineering
11 10 (8.85%) SOA
12 8 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (7.08%) Project Management
13 7 (6.19%) CQRS
13 7 (6.19%) Domain-Driven Design
13 7 (6.19%) SDLC
14 6 (5.31%) Waterfall
15 5 (4.42%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (93.81%) C#
2 35 (30.97%) VB.NET
3 26 (23.01%) SQL
4 22 (19.47%) VB
5 19 (16.81%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.85%) PowerShell
7 9 (7.96%) Ruby
8 7 (6.19%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.42%) C++
10 2 (1.77%) C
11 1 (0.88%) Delphi
11 1 (0.88%) Java
11 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (4.42%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.88%) Apple
2 1 (0.88%) Infragistics
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle
2 1 (0.88%) Twitter
2 1 (0.88%) Xamarin
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus
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