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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 29 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 70 100 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.48% 6.19% 5.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.17% 16.95% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67 88 69
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £48,000
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
433 590 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.09% 36.51% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 380 482 674
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +7 33 £35,000 - 3
Chester +8 20 £37,500 -3.22%
Runcorn +6 12 £26,250 -34.37% 3
Macclesfield +4 2 £37,000 +23.33%
Crewe 0 2 £35,000 -22.22% 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 79 (79.00%) .NET
2 78 (78.00%) C#
3 73 (73.00%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (71.00%) MVC
5 69 (69.00%) ASP.NET
6 62 (62.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 59 (59.00%) TDD
8 58 (58.00%) Scrum
9 53 (53.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 52 (52.00%) Web Application Development
11 48 (48.00%) SQL Server
12 43 (43.00%) Continuous Integration
13 42 (42.00%) Unity DI Container
13 42 (42.00%) Dependency Injection
13 42 (42.00%) Inversion of Control
13 42 (42.00%) Rhino Mocks
14 41 (41.00%) Moq
14 41 (41.00%) MSTest
14 41 (41.00%) Castle Windsor
14 41 (41.00%) Ninject
14 41 (41.00%) Spring.NET
14 41 (41.00%) Kanban
14 41 (41.00%) NUnit
15 39 (39.00%) SQL
16 37 (37.00%) .NET Framework
17 35 (35.00%) JavaScript
18 32 (32.00%) HTML
19 30 (30.00%) CSS
19 30 (30.00%) JSON
20 29 (29.00%) Git (software)

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 16 (16.00%) CMS
1 16 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (11.00%) Node.js
3 4 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (16.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.00%) Internet
2 17 (17.00%) FTP
3 3 (3.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (11.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (42.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 41 (41.00%) Moq
2 41 (41.00%) MSTest
2 41 (41.00%) NUnit
3 29 (29.00%) Git (software)
4 23 (23.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (17.00%) Subversion
6 16 (16.00%) JIRA
7 10 (10.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (3.00%) Selenium
9 2 (2.00%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.00%) TestComplete
10 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (18.00%) Retail
2 7 (7.00%) Finance
3 6 (6.00%) Games
3 6 (6.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Law
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (74.00%) Developer
2 69 (69.00%) .NET Developer
3 31 (31.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 23 (23.00%) Internet Developer
5 20 (20.00%) Junior
6 19 (19.00%) Graduate
6 19 (19.00%) Junior .NET Developer
6 19 (19.00%) Junior Developer
7 18 (18.00%) Analyst
7 18 (18.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 18 (18.00%) Graduate Developer
8 11 (11.00%) C# Developer
8 11 (11.00%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (9.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (6.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
12 4 (4.00%) Software Engineer
13 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (3.00%) Programmer
13 3 (3.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (79.00%) .NET
2 69 (69.00%) ASP.NET
3 62 (62.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (53.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 42 (42.00%) Unity DI Container
6 41 (41.00%) Castle Windsor
6 41 (41.00%) Ninject
6 41 (41.00%) Spring.NET
7 37 (37.00%) .NET Framework
8 32 (32.00%) HTML
9 30 (30.00%) CSS
9 30 (30.00%) JSON
10 25 (25.00%) WPF
11 23 (23.00%) WinForms
11 23 (23.00%) XML
12 18 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (16.00%) RESTful
14 13 (13.00%) Entity Framework
15 11 (11.00%) HTML5
16 10 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (42.00%) Inversion of Control
2 19 (19.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (73.00%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (71.00%) MVC
3 59 (59.00%) TDD
4 58 (58.00%) Scrum
5 52 (52.00%) Web Application Development
6 43 (43.00%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (42.00%) Dependency Injection
8 41 (41.00%) Kanban
9 17 (17.00%) Analytics
9 17 (17.00%) BDD
9 17 (17.00%) E-Commerce
9 17 (17.00%) MVVM
10 16 (16.00%) Data Management
10 16 (16.00%) ITIL
10 16 (16.00%) PRINCE2
11 15 (15.00%) Error Analysis
11 15 (15.00%) Front End Development
12 13 (13.00%) OO
13 9 (9.00%) OOP
14 6 (6.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 78 (78.00%) C#
2 39 (39.00%) SQL
3 35 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (24.00%) T-SQL
5 20 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 17 (17.00%) PL/SQL
6 17 (17.00%) VB
7 11 (11.00%) Ruby
8 8 (8.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.00%) Delphi
10 1 (1.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 16 (16.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 17 (17.00%) Adobe
1 17 (17.00%) Google
2 16 (16.00%) ATG
2 16 (16.00%) HP
2 16 (16.00%) hybris
2 16 (16.00%) IBM
3 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.00%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle
4 1 (1.00%) RedGate
4 1 (1.00%) SAP
4 1 (1.00%) Twitter
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 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
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Depending on experience +Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Runcorn (North West)
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £25,000 per year +
Posted: 10 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience +Bens
Posted: 24 days ago