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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 122 129 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.36% 7.61% 10.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.01% 14.61% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 109 111 227
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 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,250 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
762 883 1240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.75% 52.06% 55.98%
Number of salaries quoted 673 753 1129
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 £26,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,000 £50,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -14 35 £35,000 - 2
Wilmslow +6 23 £40,000 +13.47% 2
Crewe +18 18 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Macclesfield +3 15 £38,750 +10.71% 4
Knutsford +9 8 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Sandbach - 5 - -
Chester +7 4 £35,000 -22.22% 2
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 261 (100.00%) .NET
2 260 (99.62%) C#
3 203 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 190 (72.80%) SQL Server
5 188 (72.03%) MVC
6 162 (62.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 152 (58.24%) TDD
8 105 (40.23%) .NET Framework
9 102 (39.08%) Scrum
10 95 (36.40%) Web Application Development
10 95 (36.40%) Castle Windsor
11 93 (35.63%) Microsoft
12 88 (33.72%) Continuous Integration
13 87 (33.33%) SQL
14 86 (32.95%) LINQ
15 85 (32.57%) HTML
16 83 (31.80%) Windows
17 76 (29.12%) NUnit
18 71 (27.20%) Rhino Mocks
19 70 (26.82%) Team Foundation Server
20 68 (26.05%) CSS
21 67 (25.67%) WPF
21 67 (25.67%) Dependency Injection
21 67 (25.67%) SQL Server 2008
22 65 (24.90%) Kanban
23 64 (24.52%) JavaScript
24 63 (24.14%) T-SQL
25 61 (23.37%) Web Services
25 61 (23.37%) Finance

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 35 (13.41%) NServiceBus
2 22 (8.43%) IIS
3 15 (5.75%) Node.js
4 9 (3.45%) JBoss
5 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.38%) CMS
6 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.38%) Confluence
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (18.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.64%) Internet
2 17 (6.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (72.80%) SQL Server
2 67 (25.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (13.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (13.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (11.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (6.13%) Relational Database
6 15 (5.75%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (3.45%) MySQL
9 8 (3.07%) DTS
10 4 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.38%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 76 (29.12%) NUnit
2 71 (27.20%) Rhino Mocks
3 70 (26.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 54 (20.69%) MSTest
4 54 (20.69%) Moq
5 48 (18.39%) Visual Studio
6 35 (13.41%) Selenium
7 25 (9.58%) SpecFlow
8 21 (8.05%) Git (software)
9 10 (3.83%) JIRA
9 10 (3.83%) Cucumber
10 9 (3.45%) Subversion
11 1 (0.38%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.38%) NDepend
11 1 (0.38%) StyleCop
General
1 61 (23.37%) Finance
2 19 (7.28%) Retail
3 17 (6.51%) Financial Institution
4 10 (3.83%) Advertising
5 8 (3.07%) Games
6 5 (1.92%) Marketing
7 3 (1.15%) Electronics
8 2 (0.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 216 (82.76%) Developer
2 165 (63.22%) .NET Developer
3 32 (12.26%) C# Developer
4 31 (11.88%) Analyst
5 27 (10.34%) Junior
5 27 (10.34%) Analyst Programmer
5 27 (10.34%) Programmer
5 27 (10.34%) Junior Developer
6 26 (9.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (9.58%) .NET Programmer
7 25 (9.58%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 25 (9.58%) Junior .NET Developer
7 25 (9.58%) Graduate Developer
7 25 (9.58%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 25 (9.58%) Graduate
8 20 (7.66%) Senior Developer
9 18 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (6.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (5.36%) Architect
12 12 (4.60%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (100.00%) .NET
2 203 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 162 (62.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 105 (40.23%) .NET Framework
5 95 (36.40%) Castle Windsor
6 86 (32.95%) LINQ
7 85 (32.57%) HTML
8 68 (26.05%) CSS
9 67 (25.67%) WPF
10 61 (23.37%) Web Services
11 59 (22.61%) Ninject
12 55 (21.07%) jQuery
13 54 (20.69%) Spring.NET
13 54 (20.69%) Unity DI Container
14 48 (18.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 47 (18.01%) HTML5
16 42 (16.09%) NHibernate
17 39 (14.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 38 (14.56%) XML
18 38 (14.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 58 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
2 32 (12.26%) Computer Science
3 28 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (9.20%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (4.98%) Social Media
6 10 (3.83%) BBC
7 7 (2.68%) Social Network
8 5 (1.92%) Streaming Music
9 4 (1.53%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.15%) User Experience
11 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 83 (31.80%) Windows
2 1 (0.38%) Android
2 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (72.03%) MVC
3 152 (58.24%) TDD
4 102 (39.08%) Scrum
5 95 (36.40%) Web Application Development
6 88 (33.72%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (25.67%) Dependency Injection
8 65 (24.90%) Kanban
9 60 (22.99%) OO
10 47 (18.01%) MVVM
11 44 (16.86%) SOA
12 29 (11.11%) BDD
13 18 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
14 17 (6.51%) Customer Engagement
14 17 (6.51%) Risk Management
15 12 (4.60%) Software Engineering
15 12 (4.60%) Mentoring
16 11 (4.21%) CRM
17 10 (3.83%) Scrum-ban
18 9 (3.45%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 260 (99.62%) C#
2 87 (33.33%) SQL
3 64 (24.52%) JavaScript
4 63 (24.14%) T-SQL
5 59 (22.61%) VB.NET
6 52 (19.92%) VB
7 12 (4.60%) Java
8 10 (3.83%) Ruby
9 9 (3.45%) XPath
9 9 (3.45%) PHP
10 5 (1.92%) VBA
11 4 (1.53%) VBScript
12 1 (0.38%) C++
12 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (4.21%) MCP
3 8 (3.07%) MCAD
3 8 (3.07%) MCSD
3 8 (3.07%) MCTS
3 8 (3.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.51%) SLA
2 3 (1.15%) QA
Vendors
1 93 (35.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.83%) Apple
2 10 (3.83%) Sony
2 10 (3.83%) Yahoo!
2 10 (3.83%) Google
2 10 (3.83%) Facebook
3 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.38%) DevExpress
3 1 (0.38%) Telerik
3 1 (0.38%) Lagan
Crewe, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wilmslow
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Macclesfield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Macclesfield
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £competitive salaries + full benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Knutsford
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Wilmslow
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago