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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 33 34 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Permanent jobs citing WCF 108 99 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.20% 5.77% 4.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.98% 12.87% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 98 84 66
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +19.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
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
636 769 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.51% 44.84% 44.49%
Number of salaries quoted 532 644 697
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +12 44 £35,000 - 3
Crewe -13 14 £45,000 -1.09% 1
Knutsford -9 9 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Chester +2 8 £45,000 +16.88% 3
Runcorn - 7 £40,000 -
Wilmslow +4 2 £38,777 -5.42%
Nantwich +4 1 £45,000 +50.00%
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 206 (98.56%) C#
1 206 (98.56%) .NET
2 171 (81.82%) MVC
3 161 (77.03%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (69.38%) ASP.NET
5 134 (64.11%) SQL Server
6 111 (53.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 107 (51.20%) .NET Framework
8 92 (44.02%) Dependency Injection
9 89 (42.58%) TDD
9 89 (42.58%) Microsoft
10 81 (38.76%) Scrum
11 79 (37.80%) Web Application Development
12 68 (32.54%) WPF
13 67 (32.06%) Continuous Integration
14 65 (31.10%) JavaScript
15 60 (28.71%) Kanban
16 59 (28.23%) Inversion of Control
17 58 (27.75%) SOA
17 58 (27.75%) NUnit
18 57 (27.27%) MS Excel
18 57 (27.27%) Moq
19 56 (26.79%) Rhino Mocks
19 56 (26.79%) Castle Windsor
20 55 (26.32%) Web Services
21 54 (25.84%) Windows
21 54 (25.84%) WinForms
21 54 (25.84%) MVVM
22 52 (24.88%) Entity Framework
22 52 (24.88%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 16 (7.66%) Node.js
2 10 (4.78%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.87%) IIS
3 6 (2.87%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.96%) CMS
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 57 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 11 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 11 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.83%) SaaS
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.35%) Internet
2 4 (1.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (64.11%) SQL Server
2 37 (17.70%) NoSQL
3 19 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (7.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (6.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.91%) OLTP
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 58 (27.75%) NUnit
2 57 (27.27%) Moq
3 56 (26.79%) Rhino Mocks
4 50 (23.92%) MSTest
5 33 (15.79%) Visual Studio
6 17 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (7.66%) Git (software)
8 6 (2.87%) Selenium
8 6 (2.87%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.91%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.91%) JIRA
10 3 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.96%) FxCop
11 2 (0.96%) StyleCop
General
1 32 (15.31%) Finance
2 13 (6.22%) Retail
3 10 (4.78%) Marketing
4 9 (4.31%) Games
5 4 (1.91%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 192 (91.87%) Developer
2 152 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 32 (15.31%) C# Developer
4 30 (14.35%) Software Developer
5 26 (12.44%) Junior
5 26 (12.44%) Junior Developer
5 26 (12.44%) Junior .NET Developer
6 25 (11.96%) Graduate Developer
6 25 (11.96%) Graduate
6 25 (11.96%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 21 (10.05%) Lead Developer
8 17 (8.13%) Lead .NET Developer
8 17 (8.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (6.22%) C# Software Developer
10 11 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (5.26%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (3.83%) Software Engineer
13 6 (2.87%) Analyst
13 6 (2.87%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (98.56%) .NET
2 145 (69.38%) ASP.NET
3 111 (53.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 107 (51.20%) .NET Framework
5 68 (32.54%) WPF
6 56 (26.79%) Castle Windsor
7 55 (26.32%) Web Services
8 54 (25.84%) WinForms
9 52 (24.88%) Entity Framework
9 52 (24.88%) jQuery
10 51 (24.40%) XML
11 50 (23.92%) Spring.NET
11 50 (23.92%) Ninject
11 50 (23.92%) Unity DI Container
12 45 (21.53%) HTML
13 35 (16.75%) SOAP
14 34 (16.27%) CSS
15 30 (14.35%) REST
16 27 (12.92%) AngularJS
17 20 (9.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 59 (28.23%) Inversion of Control
2 31 (14.83%) N-Tier
3 25 (11.96%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.83%) User Experience
5 8 (3.83%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.87%) Tandem
7 5 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.96%) PMI
8 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 54 (25.84%) Windows
2 16 (7.66%) Android
2 16 (7.66%) Apple iOS
3 14 (6.70%) Windows Phone
3 14 (6.70%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (81.82%) MVC
2 161 (77.03%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (44.02%) Dependency Injection
4 89 (42.58%) TDD
5 81 (38.76%) Scrum
6 79 (37.80%) Web Application Development
7 67 (32.06%) Continuous Integration
8 60 (28.71%) Kanban
9 58 (27.75%) SOA
10 54 (25.84%) MVVM
11 35 (16.75%) Domain-Driven Design
12 26 (12.44%) BDD
13 17 (8.13%) Unit Testing
13 17 (8.13%) OO
14 16 (7.66%) Software Engineering
15 12 (5.74%) Automated Testing
16 11 (5.26%) Software Testing
16 11 (5.26%) CRM
16 11 (5.26%) SDLC
17 9 (4.31%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 206 (98.56%) C#
2 65 (31.10%) JavaScript
3 43 (20.57%) VB.NET
4 30 (14.35%) SQL
5 26 (12.44%) VB
6 10 (4.78%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.78%) Ruby
7 8 (3.83%) Java
8 3 (1.44%) C++
9 2 (0.96%) VBA
10 1 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 89 (42.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.70%) Apple
3 2 (0.96%) Ektron
3 2 (0.96%) Adobe
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Crewe
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life
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Chester
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