The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 70 114 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.36% 6.57% 5.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.92% 17.84% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65 100 81
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £49,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
370 639 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.91% 36.81% 44.48%
Number of salaries quoted 336 536 654
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 June 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cheshire

WCF
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +9 36 £35,000 - 3
Chester +11 18 £37,500 -16.66%
Runcorn +4 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Crewe +7 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Wilmslow +6 1 £45,000 +16.04% 3
Macclesfield - 1 £37,000 - 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 89 (76.72%) .NET
2 88 (75.86%) C#
3 85 (73.28%) MVC
4 81 (69.83%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (64.66%) ASP.NET
6 70 (60.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 66 (56.90%) TDD
8 64 (55.17%) Scrum
9 55 (47.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 54 (46.55%) Web Application Development
10 54 (46.55%) SQL Server
11 45 (38.79%) JavaScript
11 45 (38.79%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (38.79%) Dependency Injection
12 44 (37.93%) Inversion of Control
12 44 (37.93%) Rhino Mocks
12 44 (37.93%) Castle Windsor
12 44 (37.93%) Unity DI Container
13 43 (37.07%) Ninject
13 43 (37.07%) Moq
13 43 (37.07%) MSTest
13 43 (37.07%) Kanban
13 43 (37.07%) Spring.NET
13 43 (37.07%) .NET Framework
13 43 (37.07%) NUnit
13 43 (37.07%) SQL
14 41 (35.34%) JSON
15 40 (34.48%) CSS
16 38 (32.76%) HTML
17 32 (27.59%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (18.10%) CMS
2 19 (16.38%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.31%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.72%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.86%) IIS
6 1 (0.86%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (16.38%) Magento
2 2 (1.72%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.24%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.86%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.55%) Internet
2 20 (17.24%) FTP
3 3 (2.59%) HTTP
4 1 (0.86%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.86%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (46.55%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.66%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (10.34%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (37.93%) Rhino Mocks
2 43 (37.07%) Moq
2 43 (37.07%) MSTest
2 43 (37.07%) NUnit
3 31 (26.72%) Git (software)
3 31 (26.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (17.24%) Subversion
5 19 (16.38%) JIRA
6 13 (11.21%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (3.45%) Selenium
9 2 (1.72%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.86%) FxCop
10 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.86%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.86%) StyleCop
10 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (15.52%) Retail
2 10 (8.62%) Finance
3 6 (5.17%) Games
4 5 (4.31%) Marketing
5 2 (1.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.86%) Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Law
6 1 (0.86%) Legal
6 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (74.14%) Developer
2 76 (65.52%) .NET Developer
3 35 (30.17%) .NET Software Developer
4 24 (20.69%) Internet Developer
5 23 (19.83%) Junior
6 22 (18.97%) Graduate
6 22 (18.97%) Junior .NET Developer
6 22 (18.97%) Junior Developer
7 21 (18.10%) Analyst
7 21 (18.10%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 21 (18.10%) Graduate Developer
8 13 (11.21%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (8.62%) C# Developer
10 9 (7.76%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (6.90%) E-Commerce Analyst
11 8 (6.90%) Senior Developer
11 8 (6.90%) Software Developer
12 7 (6.03%) Senior Software Developer
13 6 (5.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (76.72%) .NET
2 75 (64.66%) ASP.NET
3 70 (60.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 55 (47.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 44 (37.93%) Castle Windsor
5 44 (37.93%) Unity DI Container
6 43 (37.07%) .NET Framework
6 43 (37.07%) Ninject
6 43 (37.07%) Spring.NET
7 41 (35.34%) JSON
8 40 (34.48%) CSS
9 38 (32.76%) HTML
10 32 (27.59%) XML
11 31 (26.72%) WPF
12 26 (22.41%) WinForms
13 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (14.66%) jQuery
15 16 (13.79%) Entity Framework
16 14 (12.07%) RESTful
17 13 (11.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 44 (37.93%) Inversion of Control
2 18 (15.52%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.86%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.28%) Windows
2 2 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (73.28%) MVC
2 81 (69.83%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (56.90%) TDD
4 64 (55.17%) Scrum
5 54 (46.55%) Web Application Development
6 45 (38.79%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (38.79%) Dependency Injection
7 43 (37.07%) Kanban
8 21 (18.10%) BDD
8 21 (18.10%) MVVM
9 20 (17.24%) Analytics
9 20 (17.24%) E-Commerce
10 19 (16.38%) Data Management
10 19 (16.38%) ITIL
10 19 (16.38%) PRINCE2
11 18 (15.52%) Error Analysis
11 18 (15.52%) Front End Development
12 15 (12.93%) OO
13 14 (12.07%) OOP
14 7 (6.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 88 (75.86%) C#
2 45 (38.79%) JavaScript
3 43 (37.07%) SQL
4 26 (22.41%) T-SQL
5 21 (18.10%) VB.NET
6 20 (17.24%) PL/SQL
7 18 (15.52%) VB
8 12 (10.34%) PowerShell
9 11 (9.48%) Ruby
10 2 (1.72%) Delphi
11 1 (0.86%) C++
11 1 (0.86%) Java
11 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) Degree
Systems Management
1 19 (16.38%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 20 (17.24%) Adobe
1 20 (17.24%) Google
2 19 (16.38%) ATG
2 19 (16.38%) HP
2 19 (16.38%) hybris
2 19 (16.38%) IBM
3 13 (11.21%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.86%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.86%) RedGate
4 1 (0.86%) SAP
4 1 (0.86%) Twitter
Runcorn, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £490000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £34000 - £510000 per annum + 9% Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Alderley Edge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Depending on experience +Bens
Posted: 27 days ago