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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 32 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 100 123 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.82% 6.86% 4.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.58% 15.26% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 87 109 65
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
642 806 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.37% 44.95% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 529 694 674
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,721 £48,500 £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 30 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 30 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 +9 41 £35,000 - 4
Chester +5 11 £45,000 +22.44% 4
Runcorn - 8 £40,000 - 1
Crewe -18 7 £45,000 - 1
Knutsford -6 6 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Wilmslow 0 4 £36,888 -8.91% 1
Nantwich +3 1 £45,000 +50.00%
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 201 (98.53%) C#
2 198 (97.06%) .NET
3 165 (80.88%) MVC
4 154 (75.49%) Agile Software Development
5 139 (68.14%) ASP.NET
6 130 (63.73%) SQL Server
7 109 (53.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 104 (50.98%) .NET Framework
9 90 (44.12%) Dependency Injection
10 85 (41.67%) TDD
11 82 (40.20%) Microsoft
12 80 (39.22%) Web Application Development
13 78 (38.24%) Scrum
14 66 (32.35%) WPF
15 64 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
16 63 (30.88%) JavaScript
17 60 (29.41%) Inversion of Control
18 59 (28.92%) Kanban
19 58 (28.43%) WinForms
20 57 (27.94%) Web Services
21 55 (26.96%) Windows
21 55 (26.96%) Rhino Mocks
21 55 (26.96%) Moq
21 55 (26.96%) Castle Windsor
21 55 (26.96%) NUnit
22 53 (25.98%) MS Excel
22 53 (25.98%) SOA
23 51 (25.00%) XML
23 51 (25.00%) Ninject
23 51 (25.00%) MSTest

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 18 (8.82%) Node.js
2 12 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.96%) IIS
3 4 (1.96%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.98%) CMS
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 53 (25.98%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 12 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.39%) Dynamics NAV
1 11 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.71%) Internet
2 4 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (63.73%) SQL Server
2 33 (16.18%) NoSQL
3 16 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.96%) OLTP
6 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 55 (26.96%) NUnit
1 55 (26.96%) Rhino Mocks
1 55 (26.96%) Moq
2 51 (25.00%) MSTest
3 33 (16.18%) Visual Studio
4 14 (6.86%) Git (software)
5 12 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.96%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.96%) Selenium
6 4 (1.96%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.98%) FxCop
8 2 (0.98%) StyleCop
9 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 30 (14.71%) Finance
2 15 (7.35%) Retail
3 10 (4.90%) Marketing
4 7 (3.43%) Games
5 4 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 186 (91.18%) Developer
2 146 (71.57%) .NET Developer
3 31 (15.20%) C# Developer
4 28 (13.73%) Software Developer
5 26 (12.75%) Junior
5 26 (12.75%) Junior Developer
5 26 (12.75%) Junior .NET Developer
6 25 (12.25%) Graduate Developer
6 25 (12.25%) Graduate
6 25 (12.25%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 19 (9.31%) Lead Developer
8 17 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (7.35%) Lead .NET Developer
10 12 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
11 11 (5.39%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (4.90%) Senior Developer
12 10 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (3.92%) Software Engineer
14 7 (3.43%) Development Manager
15 5 (2.45%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (97.06%) .NET
2 139 (68.14%) ASP.NET
3 109 (53.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 104 (50.98%) .NET Framework
5 66 (32.35%) WPF
6 58 (28.43%) WinForms
7 57 (27.94%) Web Services
8 55 (26.96%) Castle Windsor
9 51 (25.00%) Ninject
9 51 (25.00%) Spring.NET
9 51 (25.00%) XML
9 51 (25.00%) Entity Framework
9 51 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
10 47 (23.04%) jQuery
11 41 (20.10%) HTML
12 33 (16.18%) SOAP
13 31 (15.20%) CSS
14 27 (13.24%) REST
15 25 (12.25%) AngularJS
16 20 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 60 (29.41%) Inversion of Control
2 29 (14.22%) N-Tier
3 25 (12.25%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.92%) Tandem
4 8 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.43%) User Experience
6 6 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.98%) PMI
8 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 55 (26.96%) Windows
2 17 (8.33%) Android
2 17 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 15 (7.35%) Windows Phone
3 15 (7.35%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (80.88%) MVC
2 154 (75.49%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (44.12%) Dependency Injection
4 85 (41.67%) TDD
5 80 (39.22%) Web Application Development
6 78 (38.24%) Scrum
7 64 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
8 59 (28.92%) Kanban
9 53 (25.98%) SOA
10 51 (25.00%) MVVM
11 33 (16.18%) Domain-Driven Design
12 25 (12.25%) BDD
13 20 (9.80%) Software Engineering
13 20 (9.80%) Unit Testing
14 14 (6.86%) OO
15 12 (5.88%) Software Testing
15 12 (5.88%) Automated Testing
16 11 (5.39%) CRM
16 11 (5.39%) CQRS
16 11 (5.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 201 (98.53%) C#
2 63 (30.88%) JavaScript
3 39 (19.12%) VB.NET
4 34 (16.67%) SQL
5 26 (12.75%) VB
6 13 (6.37%) T-SQL
7 10 (4.90%) Ruby
8 8 (3.92%) Java
9 4 (1.96%) C++
10 1 (0.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.39%) Degree
3 2 (0.98%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.47%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 82 (40.20%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.35%) Apple
3 2 (0.98%) Ektron
3 2 (0.98%) Adobe
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + blue chip benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + up to 20% Bonus, 10% Pension etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life
Posted: 9 days ago
Frodsham
Computer Futures
Posted: 20 days ago
Neston
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago