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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 45 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 96 141 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.52% 7.27% 6.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.66% 16.77% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 87 121 91
Average salary £40,000 £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 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,300
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
703 841 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.43% 43.37% 47.90%
Number of salaries quoted 599 723 672
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £52,500
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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +13 47 £35,000 - 4
Chester +3 17 £43,500 +24.28% 6
Wilmslow +3 9 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Knutsford 0 6 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Runcorn - 5 £40,000 -
Crewe -27 1 - - 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 191 (96.95%) .NET
2 189 (95.94%) C#
3 152 (77.16%) MVC
4 143 (72.59%) Agile Software Development
5 132 (67.01%) SQL Server
6 130 (65.99%) ASP.NET
7 103 (52.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 89 (45.18%) Dependency Injection
9 85 (43.15%) .NET Framework
10 83 (42.13%) TDD
11 82 (41.62%) Web Application Development
12 70 (35.53%) Microsoft
13 67 (34.01%) Scrum
14 64 (32.49%) Web Services
14 64 (32.49%) WPF
15 62 (31.47%) Continuous Integration
16 59 (29.95%) Windows
16 59 (29.95%) WinForms
17 56 (28.43%) Inversion of Control
18 55 (27.92%) Kanban
18 55 (27.92%) Castle Windsor
18 55 (27.92%) JavaScript
19 53 (26.90%) NUnit
19 53 (26.90%) Ninject
19 53 (26.90%) MSTest
19 53 (26.90%) Rhino Mocks
19 53 (26.90%) Moq
19 53 (26.90%) Spring.NET
19 53 (26.90%) Unity DI Container
20 51 (25.89%) MS Excel

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 18 (9.14%) Node.js
2 15 (7.61%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.52%) IIS
4 2 (1.02%) CMS
4 2 (1.02%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 51 (25.89%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.60%) MS Visio
2 13 (6.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.58%) Dynamics NAV
1 11 (5.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.14%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.26%) Internet
2 4 (2.03%) Wireless
3 1 (0.51%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (67.01%) SQL Server
2 29 (14.72%) NoSQL
3 22 (11.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (10.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (8.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 53 (26.90%) NUnit
1 53 (26.90%) MSTest
1 53 (26.90%) Rhino Mocks
1 53 (26.90%) Moq
2 32 (16.24%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.08%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.02%) FxCop
5 2 (1.02%) StyleCop
5 2 (1.02%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.02%) Selenium
6 1 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 31 (15.74%) Finance
2 15 (7.61%) Retail
3 10 (5.08%) Marketing
4 7 (3.55%) Games
5 4 (2.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 173 (87.82%) Developer
2 131 (66.50%) .NET Developer
3 27 (13.71%) Software Developer
4 26 (13.20%) Junior
4 26 (13.20%) Junior Developer
4 26 (13.20%) Junior .NET Developer
5 25 (12.69%) Graduate Developer
5 25 (12.69%) C# Developer
5 25 (12.69%) Graduate
5 25 (12.69%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 18 (9.14%) Lead Developer
7 13 (6.60%) C# Software Developer
8 12 (6.09%) Development Manager
9 11 (5.58%) Lead .NET Developer
10 10 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (5.08%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.57%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (4.06%) Senior Developer
12 8 (4.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (2.54%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (96.95%) .NET
2 130 (65.99%) ASP.NET
3 103 (52.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 85 (43.15%) .NET Framework
5 64 (32.49%) Web Services
5 64 (32.49%) WPF
6 59 (29.95%) WinForms
7 55 (27.92%) Castle Windsor
8 53 (26.90%) Ninject
8 53 (26.90%) Spring.NET
8 53 (26.90%) Unity DI Container
9 50 (25.38%) XML
10 46 (23.35%) Entity Framework
11 39 (19.80%) jQuery
12 34 (17.26%) HTML
13 33 (16.75%) SOAP
14 30 (15.23%) CSS
15 27 (13.71%) REST
16 22 (11.17%) AngularJS
17 18 (9.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 56 (28.43%) Inversion of Control
2 28 (14.21%) N-Tier
3 25 (12.69%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.06%) Tandem
5 7 (3.55%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.55%) User Experience
6 2 (1.02%) PMI
6 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 59 (29.95%) Windows
2 18 (9.14%) Android
2 18 (9.14%) Apple iOS
3 16 (8.12%) Windows Phone
3 16 (8.12%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (77.16%) MVC
2 143 (72.59%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (45.18%) Dependency Injection
4 83 (42.13%) TDD
5 82 (41.62%) Web Application Development
6 67 (34.01%) Scrum
7 62 (31.47%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (27.92%) Kanban
9 49 (24.87%) MVVM
10 46 (23.35%) SOA
11 33 (16.75%) Domain-Driven Design
12 28 (14.21%) Software Engineering
13 25 (12.69%) BDD
14 22 (11.17%) OO
15 18 (9.14%) Unit Testing
16 15 (7.61%) CQRS
17 13 (6.60%) SDLC
17 13 (6.60%) Software Testing
18 11 (5.58%) CRM
19 10 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 189 (95.94%) C#
2 55 (27.92%) JavaScript
3 42 (21.32%) VB.NET
4 35 (17.77%) SQL
5 26 (13.20%) VB
6 12 (6.09%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.08%) Ruby
8 9 (4.57%) C++
9 4 (2.03%) Java
9 4 (2.03%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.58%) Degree
3 2 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 70 (35.53%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.12%) Apple
3 2 (1.02%) Ektron
3 2 (1.02%) Adobe
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago