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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 37 36 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Permanent jobs citing WCF 98 96 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.09% 5.60% 3.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.90% 12.12% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 86 70 63
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
580 792 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.05% 46.23% 44.14%
Number of salaries quoted 482 649 672
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 +5 36 £35,000 - 5
Crewe +2 25 £45,000 -2.17% 1
Knutsford -5 11 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Runcorn +1 4 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Wilmslow +7 3 £32,500 -20.73% 2
Chester +16 2 £41,250 -4.06% 5
Macclesfield 0 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Northwich - 1 £32,500 -
Sandbach - 1 £37,500 -
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 199 (100.00%) C#
2 196 (98.49%) .NET
3 167 (83.92%) MVC
4 163 (81.91%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (68.84%) ASP.NET
6 128 (64.32%) SQL Server
7 104 (52.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 102 (51.26%) .NET Framework
9 100 (50.25%) TDD
10 92 (46.23%) Microsoft
11 90 (45.23%) Dependency Injection
12 85 (42.71%) Scrum
13 80 (40.20%) Web Application Development
14 78 (39.20%) Continuous Integration
15 67 (33.67%) NUnit
16 63 (31.66%) WPF
17 62 (31.16%) Kanban
17 62 (31.16%) Castle Windsor
18 60 (30.15%) Windows
19 59 (29.65%) Inversion of Control
20 58 (29.15%) Rhino Mocks
20 58 (29.15%) Moq
20 58 (29.15%) SOA
21 57 (28.64%) MS Excel
22 50 (25.13%) Ninject
22 50 (25.13%) MSTest
22 50 (25.13%) Spring.NET
22 50 (25.13%) Unity DI Container
23 49 (24.62%) JavaScript
24 48 (24.12%) MVVM

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 12 (6.03%) Node.js
2 11 (5.53%) NServiceBus
3 7 (3.52%) IIS
4 3 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.01%) CMS
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 57 (28.64%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.02%) MS Project
2 8 (4.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.53%) Dynamics NAV
1 11 (5.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.59%) SaaS
2 9 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.58%) Internet
2 4 (2.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (64.32%) SQL Server
2 41 (20.60%) NoSQL
3 22 (11.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (10.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (6.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.01%) OLTP
7 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 67 (33.67%) NUnit
2 58 (29.15%) Rhino Mocks
2 58 (29.15%) Moq
3 50 (25.13%) MSTest
4 29 (14.57%) Visual Studio
5 24 (12.06%) Git (software)
5 24 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (6.03%) Selenium
7 11 (5.53%) SpecFlow
8 7 (3.52%) JIRA
9 4 (2.01%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
12 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.50%) FxCop
12 1 (0.50%) StyleCop
General
1 37 (18.59%) Finance
2 13 (6.53%) Games
3 10 (5.03%) Marketing
4 5 (2.51%) Retail
5 4 (2.01%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.50%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 184 (92.46%) Developer
2 147 (73.87%) .NET Developer
3 36 (18.09%) C# Developer
4 26 (13.07%) Junior Developer
4 26 (13.07%) Junior .NET Developer
4 26 (13.07%) Junior
5 25 (12.56%) Software Developer
5 25 (12.56%) Graduate
5 25 (12.56%) Graduate Developer
5 25 (12.56%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 19 (9.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (8.04%) Lead Developer
7 16 (8.04%) Lead .NET Developer
8 12 (6.03%) Analyst
8 12 (6.03%) C# Software Developer
9 11 (5.53%) Analyst Programmer
9 11 (5.53%) Programmer
9 11 (5.53%) .NET Programmer
9 11 (5.53%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 9 (4.52%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (98.49%) .NET
2 137 (68.84%) ASP.NET
3 104 (52.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 102 (51.26%) .NET Framework
5 63 (31.66%) WPF
6 62 (31.16%) Castle Windsor
7 50 (25.13%) Ninject
7 50 (25.13%) Spring.NET
7 50 (25.13%) Unity DI Container
8 47 (23.62%) Entity Framework
9 46 (23.12%) XML
9 46 (23.12%) jQuery
10 44 (22.11%) HTML
11 43 (21.61%) WinForms
12 41 (20.60%) Web Services
13 37 (18.59%) SOAP
14 35 (17.59%) CSS
15 31 (15.58%) REST
16 30 (15.08%) LINQ
17 27 (13.57%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 59 (29.65%) Inversion of Control
2 26 (13.07%) Computer Science
3 24 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (11.06%) N-Tier
5 11 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.52%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.02%) User Experience
8 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.50%) Social Media
9 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.50%) PMI
9 1 (0.50%) BBC
9 1 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 60 (30.15%) Windows
2 11 (5.53%) Apple iOS
2 11 (5.53%) Android
3 9 (4.52%) Windows Phone 7
3 9 (4.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (83.92%) MVC
2 163 (81.91%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (50.25%) TDD
4 90 (45.23%) Dependency Injection
5 85 (42.71%) Scrum
6 80 (40.20%) Web Application Development
7 78 (39.20%) Continuous Integration
8 62 (31.16%) Kanban
9 58 (29.15%) SOA
10 48 (24.12%) MVVM
11 37 (18.59%) Domain-Driven Design
12 27 (13.57%) BDD
13 20 (10.05%) OO
14 12 (6.03%) Automated Testing
15 11 (5.53%) CRM
16 10 (5.03%) Unit Testing
17 9 (4.52%) UML
17 9 (4.52%) Technical Architecture
17 9 (4.52%) Software Engineering
17 9 (4.52%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 199 (100.00%) C#
2 49 (24.62%) JavaScript
3 47 (23.62%) VB.NET
4 27 (13.57%) VB
5 19 (9.55%) SQL
6 11 (5.53%) Ruby
7 8 (4.02%) VBA
7 8 (4.02%) Java
8 6 (3.02%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.50%) C++
9 1 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.53%) Degree
3 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) MCP
3 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.50%) QA
Vendors
1 92 (46.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.03%) Apple
3 2 (1.01%) Adobe
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle
3 2 (1.01%) Ektron
4 1 (0.50%) Facebook
4 1 (0.50%) Sony
4 1 (0.50%) Yahoo!
4 1 (0.50%) Google
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Posted: 2 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Runcorn
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago