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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 32 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 120 137 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.26% 7.91% 9.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.46% 15.39% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 107 120 189
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 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,864 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +2.21%
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
729 890 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.05% 51.42% 50.93%
Number of salaries quoted 649 773 904
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 £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £48,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Warrington -20 33 £35,000 - 2
Crewe +19 25 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Wilmslow +2 19 £39,500 +19.69% 4
Macclesfield -4 13 £62,500 +78.57% 1
Chester +5 8 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Knutsford -5 4 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Nantwich - 3 £42,500 - 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 262 (100.00%) .NET
2 256 (97.71%) C#
3 213 (81.30%) ASP.NET
4 191 (72.90%) Agile Software Development
5 190 (72.52%) SQL Server
6 184 (70.23%) MVC
7 163 (62.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 144 (54.96%) TDD
9 105 (40.08%) .NET Framework
10 104 (39.69%) Scrum
11 97 (37.02%) SQL
12 94 (35.88%) Castle Windsor
13 93 (35.50%) Web Application Development
14 91 (34.73%) HTML
15 87 (33.21%) Microsoft
16 83 (31.68%) LINQ
17 81 (30.92%) Continuous Integration
18 77 (29.39%) Windows
19 75 (28.63%) NUnit
19 75 (28.63%) Rhino Mocks
20 72 (27.48%) JavaScript
21 70 (26.72%) CSS
22 69 (26.34%) T-SQL
23 68 (25.95%) Web Services
24 65 (24.81%) Dependency Injection
24 65 (24.81%) WPF
24 65 (24.81%) Kanban
25 64 (24.43%) Team Foundation Server
26 63 (24.05%) SQL Server 2008
26 63 (24.05%) VB.NET

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 30 (11.45%) NServiceBus
2 24 (9.16%) IIS
3 13 (4.96%) Node.js
4 9 (3.44%) JBoss
5 6 (2.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.76%) Confluence
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.38%) CMS
7 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 44 (16.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.45%) Internet
2 17 (6.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (72.52%) SQL Server
2 63 (24.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (13.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (12.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (12.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (7.63%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (3.44%) MySQL
8 8 (3.05%) DTS
8 8 (3.05%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.38%) OLTP
10 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 75 (28.63%) NUnit
1 75 (28.63%) Rhino Mocks
2 64 (24.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (21.37%) MSTest
3 56 (21.37%) Moq
4 45 (17.18%) Visual Studio
5 27 (10.31%) Selenium
6 19 (7.25%) SpecFlow
7 16 (6.11%) Git (software)
8 11 (4.20%) Subversion
9 8 (3.05%) JIRA
9 8 (3.05%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.76%) NDepend
10 2 (0.76%) StyleCop
10 2 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.38%) CruiseControl
General
1 51 (19.47%) Finance
2 20 (7.63%) Retail
3 17 (6.49%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.05%) Advertising
5 7 (2.67%) Marketing
6 4 (1.53%) Games
6 4 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.15%) Electronics
8 2 (0.76%) Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 222 (84.73%) Developer
2 162 (61.83%) .NET Developer
3 30 (11.45%) Senior Developer
4 29 (11.07%) Analyst
5 28 (10.69%) Junior
5 28 (10.69%) C# Developer
5 28 (10.69%) Junior Developer
6 26 (9.92%) Junior .NET Developer
6 26 (9.92%) Graduate Developer
6 26 (9.92%) Graduate
6 26 (9.92%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 24 (9.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (9.16%) Analyst Programmer
7 24 (9.16%) Programmer
8 23 (8.78%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 23 (8.78%) .NET Programmer
9 19 (7.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (6.87%) ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (5.73%) Architect
12 14 (5.34%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (100.00%) .NET
2 213 (81.30%) ASP.NET
3 163 (62.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 105 (40.08%) .NET Framework
5 94 (35.88%) Castle Windsor
6 91 (34.73%) HTML
7 83 (31.68%) LINQ
8 70 (26.72%) CSS
9 68 (25.95%) Web Services
10 65 (24.81%) WPF
11 61 (23.28%) Ninject
12 57 (21.76%) Spring.NET
13 56 (21.37%) Unity DI Container
14 51 (19.47%) jQuery
15 50 (19.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 48 (18.32%) HTML5
16 48 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 39 (14.89%) NHibernate
18 38 (14.50%) Razor View Engine
19 37 (14.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (22.90%) Inversion of Control
2 33 (12.60%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.87%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.96%) Social Media
6 8 (3.05%) Social Network
6 8 (3.05%) BBC
7 5 (1.91%) Streaming Music
7 5 (1.91%) User Experience
8 4 (1.53%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.15%) Tandem
10 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 77 (29.39%) Windows
2 1 (0.38%) Android
2 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (72.90%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (70.23%) MVC
3 144 (54.96%) TDD
4 104 (39.69%) Scrum
5 93 (35.50%) Web Application Development
6 81 (30.92%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (24.81%) Kanban
7 65 (24.81%) Dependency Injection
8 56 (21.37%) OO
9 51 (19.47%) MVVM
10 41 (15.65%) SOA
11 21 (8.02%) BDD
12 17 (6.49%) Customer Engagement
12 17 (6.49%) Risk Management
13 15 (5.73%) Software Engineering
14 11 (4.20%) Mentoring
15 10 (3.82%) CRM
16 9 (3.44%) OOP
16 9 (3.44%) Validation
16 9 (3.44%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 256 (97.71%) C#
2 97 (37.02%) SQL
3 72 (27.48%) JavaScript
4 69 (26.34%) T-SQL
5 63 (24.05%) VB.NET
6 54 (20.61%) VB
7 12 (4.58%) Java
8 9 (3.44%) PHP
8 9 (3.44%) XPath
9 8 (3.05%) Ruby
10 4 (1.53%) VBScript
11 2 (0.76%) VBA
12 1 (0.38%) R
12 1 (0.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (5.34%) MCP
3 13 (4.96%) MCAD
3 13 (4.96%) MCSD
3 13 (4.96%) MCTS
4 9 (3.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.49%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) QA
Vendors
1 87 (33.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.05%) Apple
2 8 (3.05%) Sony
2 8 (3.05%) Yahoo!
2 8 (3.05%) Google
2 8 (3.05%) Facebook
3 2 (0.76%) DevExpress
3 2 (0.76%) Atlassian
3 2 (0.76%) Telerik
4 1 (0.38%) Lagan
4 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle
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Resource Management
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Crewe, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
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Cheshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Knutsford
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Wilmslow
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Northwich
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