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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 28 47 29
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 82 90 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.15% 5.33% 7.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.70% 13.18% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 76 83 120
Median salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
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
491 683 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.81% 40.41% 41.53%
Number of salaries quoted 443 590 700
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £52,500 £55,000
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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +8 40 £35,000 - 2
Chester +20 16 £42,500 +1.19% 4
Crewe +8 7 £40,500 -19.00% 2
Runcorn +4 6 £25,000 -37.50%
Wilmslow -16 6 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Macclesfield - 6 £44,500 -
Nantwich - 1 £30,000 - 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 126 (82.89%) .NET
2 124 (81.58%) C#
3 122 (80.26%) MVC
4 109 (71.71%) ASP.NET
5 101 (66.45%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (64.47%) TDD
7 97 (63.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 79 (51.97%) Scrum
9 71 (46.71%) .NET Framework
10 67 (44.08%) SQL Server
11 61 (40.13%) JSON
11 61 (40.13%) Continuous Integration
12 59 (38.82%) Dependency Injection
12 59 (38.82%) Castle Windsor
13 58 (38.16%) CSS
14 55 (36.18%) JavaScript
15 54 (35.53%) Web Application Development
15 54 (35.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 53 (34.87%) Moq
16 53 (34.87%) NUnit
17 52 (34.21%) MSTest
17 52 (34.21%) Inversion of Control
17 52 (34.21%) Kanban
17 52 (34.21%) Spring.NET
17 52 (34.21%) Unity DI Container
17 52 (34.21%) Ninject
17 52 (34.21%) Rhino Mocks
18 47 (30.92%) HTML
19 42 (27.63%) Team Foundation Server
20 41 (26.97%) XML

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 21 (13.82%) CMS
2 19 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.92%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (4.61%) IIS
4 7 (4.61%) NServiceBus
4 7 (4.61%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (12.50%) Magento
2 4 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (2.63%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.16%) Adobe Analytics
2 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.42%) Internet
2 20 (13.16%) FTP
3 3 (1.97%) Bluetooth
3 3 (1.97%) RFID
4 1 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (44.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (7.24%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.95%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.29%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.66%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 53 (34.87%) Moq
1 53 (34.87%) NUnit
2 52 (34.21%) MSTest
2 52 (34.21%) Rhino Mocks
3 42 (27.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (15.13%) Git (software)
5 18 (11.84%) Visual Studio
6 17 (11.18%) Subversion
7 15 (9.87%) JIRA
8 10 (6.58%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (5.92%) Selenium
10 7 (4.61%) FxCop
10 7 (4.61%) SpecFlow
10 7 (4.61%) StyleCop
11 2 (1.32%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (16.45%) Finance
2 16 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (1.32%) Back Office
3 2 (1.32%) Games
4 1 (0.66%) Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 126 (82.89%) Developer
2 103 (67.76%) .NET Developer
3 37 (24.34%) .NET Software Developer
4 33 (21.71%) Junior
5 32 (21.05%) Junior .NET Developer
5 32 (21.05%) Junior Developer
6 29 (19.08%) Graduate
7 28 (18.42%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 28 (18.42%) Graduate Developer
7 28 (18.42%) Internet Developer
8 22 (14.47%) Senior Developer
9 21 (13.82%) C# Developer
10 20 (13.16%) Analyst
11 19 (12.50%) Software Developer
12 16 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
13 14 (9.21%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
15 11 (7.24%) E-Commerce Analyst
16 10 (6.58%) Senior C# Developer
16 10 (6.58%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (82.89%) .NET
2 109 (71.71%) ASP.NET
3 97 (63.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 71 (46.71%) .NET Framework
5 61 (40.13%) JSON
6 59 (38.82%) Castle Windsor
7 58 (38.16%) CSS
8 54 (35.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 52 (34.21%) Ninject
9 52 (34.21%) Spring.NET
9 52 (34.21%) Unity DI Container
10 47 (30.92%) HTML
11 41 (26.97%) WPF
11 41 (26.97%) XML
12 40 (26.32%) jQuery
13 38 (25.00%) Entity Framework
14 33 (21.71%) WinForms
15 24 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (13.82%) AngularJS
16 21 (13.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (34.21%) Inversion of Control
2 26 (17.11%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.61%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.61%) User Experience
5 6 (3.95%) iPad
5 6 (3.95%) PMI
6 4 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.63%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.97%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.97%) Windows
2 4 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (80.26%) MVC
2 101 (66.45%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (64.47%) TDD
4 79 (51.97%) Scrum
5 61 (40.13%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (38.82%) Dependency Injection
7 54 (35.53%) Web Application Development
8 52 (34.21%) Kanban
9 29 (19.08%) MVVM
10 27 (17.76%) E-Commerce
11 21 (13.82%) BDD
12 20 (13.16%) Analytics
12 20 (13.16%) OOP
13 19 (12.50%) OO
14 18 (11.84%) Front End Development
15 17 (11.18%) Data Management
16 16 (10.53%) Error Analysis
17 15 (9.87%) ITIL
17 15 (9.87%) PRINCE2
18 11 (7.24%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 124 (81.58%) C#
2 55 (36.18%) JavaScript
3 40 (26.32%) SQL
4 28 (18.42%) VB.NET
5 26 (17.11%) VB
6 21 (13.82%) T-SQL
7 17 (11.18%) PowerShell
8 16 (10.53%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.97%) C++
9 3 (1.97%) Java
10 2 (1.32%) Delphi
10 2 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (3.95%) PMI Certification
2 4 (2.63%) Degree
Systems Management
1 15 (9.87%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 30 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.16%) Adobe
2 20 (13.16%) Google
3 19 (12.50%) ATG
3 19 (12.50%) hybris
3 19 (12.50%) IBM
4 15 (9.87%) HP
5 3 (1.97%) RedGate
6 2 (1.32%) DevExpress
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