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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 31 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 106 95 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.21% 5.29% 5.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.93% 11.09% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 100 70 91
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 £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
626 857 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.65% 47.69% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 506 691 749
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +2 38 £35,000 - 7
Crewe +5 26 £41,750 +19.28% 3
Knutsford -2 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Wilmslow +3 8 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Chester +13 6 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Sandbach - 5 £37,500 -
Alderley Edge - 4 £30,000 -
Northwich +5 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Runcorn -1 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Macclesfield -5 1 £30,000 -25.00%
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 207 (100.00%) .NET
2 206 (99.52%) C#
3 178 (85.99%) Agile Software Development
4 173 (83.57%) MVC
5 156 (75.36%) ASP.NET
6 142 (68.60%) SQL Server
7 123 (59.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 117 (56.52%) TDD
9 95 (45.89%) .NET Framework
10 94 (45.41%) Microsoft
11 92 (44.44%) Scrum
12 91 (43.96%) Web Application Development
13 83 (40.10%) Continuous Integration
14 78 (37.68%) Dependency Injection
15 70 (33.82%) Castle Windsor
15 70 (33.82%) NUnit
16 65 (31.40%) Kanban
17 61 (29.47%) Rhino Mocks
17 61 (29.47%) WPF
17 61 (29.47%) SOA
18 58 (28.02%) Windows
18 58 (28.02%) Moq
18 58 (28.02%) Inversion of Control
19 56 (27.05%) MS Excel
19 56 (27.05%) VB.NET
20 51 (24.64%) HTML
21 50 (24.15%) MSTest
21 50 (24.15%) Spring.NET
21 50 (24.15%) Ninject
21 50 (24.15%) Unity DI Container

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (7.73%) NServiceBus
2 15 (7.25%) Node.js
3 9 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (0.97%) CMS
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 56 (27.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.31%) Dynamics NAV
1 11 (5.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.46%) SaaS
2 9 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.36%) Internet
2 4 (1.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (68.60%) SQL Server
2 42 (20.29%) NoSQL
3 30 (14.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (12.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (6.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.93%) OLTP
7 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 70 (33.82%) NUnit
2 61 (29.47%) Rhino Mocks
3 58 (28.02%) Moq
4 50 (24.15%) MSTest
5 31 (14.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (14.01%) Git (software)
7 28 (13.53%) Visual Studio
8 20 (9.66%) Selenium
9 16 (7.73%) SpecFlow
10 11 (5.31%) JIRA
11 4 (1.93%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.93%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.97%) Dreamweaver
General
1 44 (21.26%) Finance
2 18 (8.70%) Games
3 9 (4.35%) Marketing
4 4 (1.93%) Retail
4 4 (1.93%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 192 (92.75%) Developer
2 168 (81.16%) .NET Developer
3 33 (15.94%) C# Developer
4 25 (12.08%) Graduate
4 25 (12.08%) Junior
4 25 (12.08%) Junior Developer
4 25 (12.08%) Junior .NET Developer
4 25 (12.08%) Graduate Developer
4 25 (12.08%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 23 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (7.73%) Lead .NET Developer
6 16 (7.73%) Software Developer
6 16 (7.73%) Lead Developer
7 15 (7.25%) Analyst
8 14 (6.76%) Analyst Programmer
8 14 (6.76%) Programmer
9 12 (5.80%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 12 (5.80%) .NET Programmer
10 11 (5.31%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (100.00%) .NET
2 156 (75.36%) ASP.NET
3 123 (59.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 95 (45.89%) .NET Framework
5 70 (33.82%) Castle Windsor
6 61 (29.47%) WPF
7 51 (24.64%) HTML
8 50 (24.15%) Spring.NET
8 50 (24.15%) Ninject
8 50 (24.15%) Unity DI Container
9 48 (23.19%) jQuery
10 41 (19.81%) LINQ
10 41 (19.81%) CSS
11 38 (18.36%) Entity Framework
12 37 (17.87%) XML
13 35 (16.91%) NHibernate
14 34 (16.43%) WinForms
15 32 (15.46%) Web Services
16 28 (13.53%) AngularJS
17 27 (13.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (28.02%) Inversion of Control
2 29 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 17 (8.21%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (7.25%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.90%) BBC
6 6 (2.90%) Social Media
7 5 (2.42%) User Experience
8 3 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 58 (28.02%) Windows
2 3 (1.45%) Android
2 3 (1.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (85.99%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (83.57%) MVC
3 117 (56.52%) TDD
4 92 (44.44%) Scrum
5 91 (43.96%) Web Application Development
6 83 (40.10%) Continuous Integration
7 78 (37.68%) Dependency Injection
8 65 (31.40%) Kanban
9 61 (29.47%) SOA
10 45 (21.74%) MVVM
11 38 (18.36%) BDD
11 38 (18.36%) Domain-Driven Design
12 34 (16.43%) OO
13 12 (5.80%) Automated Testing
14 11 (5.31%) CRM
14 11 (5.31%) CQRS
15 10 (4.83%) Mentoring
16 9 (4.35%) Document Management
16 9 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
17 8 (3.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 206 (99.52%) C#
2 56 (27.05%) VB.NET
3 46 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 29 (14.01%) VB
5 21 (10.14%) SQL
6 15 (7.25%) Ruby
7 8 (3.86%) Java
7 8 (3.86%) VBA
8 5 (2.42%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.48%) C++
9 1 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.83%) Degree
3 2 (0.97%) MCP
4 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.97%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 94 (45.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.38%) Apple
3 6 (2.90%) Sony
3 6 (2.90%) Yahoo!
3 6 (2.90%) Google
3 6 (2.90%) Facebook
4 2 (0.97%) Adobe
4 2 (0.97%) Ektron
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: 40k + 8% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 8% pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Wilmslow
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life
Posted: 16 days ago
Runcorn
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 24 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 25 days ago