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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 38 56 34
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Permanent jobs citing WCF 67 58 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.88% 4.13% 6.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.73% 10.14% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 65 58 105
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
455 572 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.91% 40.77% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 410 512 652
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +11 36 £35,000 - 2
Wilmslow -13 11 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Chester +10 8 £41,250 -31.25% 1
Crewe 0 5 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Runcorn +8 4 £27,500 -40.54%
Nantwich - 2 £37,500 - 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 139 (93.92%) .NET
2 138 (93.24%) C#
3 125 (84.46%) MVC
4 118 (79.73%) ASP.NET
5 107 (72.30%) TDD
6 102 (68.92%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (66.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 75 (50.68%) Scrum
9 73 (49.32%) .NET Framework
10 72 (48.65%) SQL Server
11 67 (45.27%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (41.89%) Dependency Injection
12 62 (41.89%) Castle Windsor
13 54 (36.49%) Moq
13 54 (36.49%) NUnit
14 53 (35.81%) Kanban
14 53 (35.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 52 (35.14%) Web Application Development
15 52 (35.14%) Rhino Mocks
16 50 (33.78%) JSON
17 49 (33.11%) MSTest
17 49 (33.11%) Inversion of Control
17 49 (33.11%) Spring.NET
17 49 (33.11%) Ninject
17 49 (33.11%) Unity DI Container
17 49 (33.11%) CSS
18 48 (32.43%) Microsoft
18 48 (32.43%) Entity Framework
19 47 (31.76%) jQuery
20 43 (29.05%) Windows

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 13 (8.78%) IIS
1 13 (8.78%) NServiceBus
2 8 (5.41%) CMS
3 6 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.05%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (14.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Magento
2 4 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.03%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.05%) Adobe Analytics
1 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.54%) Internet
2 6 (4.05%) FTP
3 4 (2.70%) Bluetooth
3 4 (2.70%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (48.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (6.08%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.35%) Big Data
8 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 54 (36.49%) Moq
1 54 (36.49%) NUnit
2 52 (35.14%) Rhino Mocks
3 49 (33.11%) MSTest
4 34 (22.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (15.54%) Visual Studio
6 13 (8.78%) FxCop
6 13 (8.78%) Selenium
6 13 (8.78%) SpecFlow
6 13 (8.78%) StyleCop
7 12 (8.11%) Git (software)
8 8 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.70%) Subversion
10 2 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 26 (17.57%) Finance
2 4 (2.70%) Retail
3 3 (2.03%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 133 (89.86%) Developer
2 102 (68.92%) .NET Developer
3 36 (24.32%) .NET Software Developer
4 32 (21.62%) C# Developer
5 28 (18.92%) Junior
5 28 (18.92%) Junior .NET Developer
5 28 (18.92%) Junior Developer
6 25 (16.89%) Graduate
6 25 (16.89%) Graduate Developer
7 24 (16.22%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 23 (15.54%) Internet Developer
8 23 (15.54%) Senior Developer
9 21 (14.19%) Software Developer
10 17 (11.49%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (9.46%) Senior .NET Developer
11 14 (9.46%) Senior Software Developer
12 13 (8.78%) Senior C# Developer
13 11 (7.43%) Analyst
14 10 (6.76%) C# Software Developer
15 9 (6.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (93.92%) .NET
2 118 (79.73%) ASP.NET
3 98 (66.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 73 (49.32%) .NET Framework
5 62 (41.89%) Castle Windsor
6 53 (35.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 50 (33.78%) JSON
8 49 (33.11%) CSS
8 49 (33.11%) Ninject
8 49 (33.11%) Spring.NET
8 49 (33.11%) Unity DI Container
9 48 (32.43%) Entity Framework
10 47 (31.76%) jQuery
11 39 (26.35%) HTML
11 39 (26.35%) WPF
12 35 (23.65%) XML
13 34 (22.97%) AngularJS
14 29 (19.59%) WinForms
15 25 (16.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 23 (15.54%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 49 (33.11%) Inversion of Control
2 23 (15.54%) Computer Science
3 13 (8.78%) Mobile App
3 13 (8.78%) User Experience
4 12 (8.11%) PMI
5 10 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.05%) iPad
8 4 (2.70%) Device Driver
9 3 (2.03%) Streaming Music
10 2 (1.35%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.68%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.05%) Windows
2 4 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (84.46%) MVC
2 107 (72.30%) TDD
3 102 (68.92%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (50.68%) Scrum
5 67 (45.27%) Continuous Integration
6 62 (41.89%) Dependency Injection
7 53 (35.81%) Kanban
8 52 (35.14%) Web Application Development
9 28 (18.92%) MVVM
10 17 (11.49%) BDD
11 16 (10.81%) OOP
12 15 (10.14%) OO
12 15 (10.14%) Unit Testing
13 14 (9.46%) E-Commerce
14 13 (8.78%) Integration Testing
14 13 (8.78%) SDLC
15 12 (8.11%) Web Development
16 9 (6.08%) Software Engineering
17 8 (5.41%) SOA
17 8 (5.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 138 (93.24%) C#
2 37 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (17.57%) VB.NET
4 25 (16.89%) SQL
5 23 (15.54%) VB
6 11 (7.43%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.05%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.38%) Java
9 4 (2.70%) C++
10 2 (1.35%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.35%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.73%) Google
2 7 (4.73%) IBM
3 6 (4.05%) Adobe
3 6 (4.05%) ATG
3 6 (4.05%) hybris
4 4 (2.70%) RedGate
5 2 (1.35%) HP
6 1 (0.68%) DevExpress
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