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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 22 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 87 98 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.62% 5.67% 6.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.43% 15.17% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 80 86 102
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 £51,500
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
406 646 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.24% 37.41% 44.51%
Number of salaries quoted 368 535 680
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 37 £35,000 - 2
Chester +23 20 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Runcorn +4 14 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Crewe +14 6 £40,500 -10.00%
Wilmslow +6 5 £38,500 +4.36% 2
Macclesfield - 4 £37,500 -
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 110 (79.71%) .NET
2 106 (76.81%) C#
3 105 (76.09%) MVC
4 97 (70.29%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (68.84%) ASP.NET
6 88 (63.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 82 (59.42%) TDD
8 76 (55.07%) Scrum
9 64 (46.38%) SQL Server
10 57 (41.30%) .NET Framework
10 57 (41.30%) Web Application Development
10 57 (41.30%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 53 (38.41%) JSON
12 52 (37.68%) Continuous Integration
12 52 (37.68%) JavaScript
12 52 (37.68%) Castle Windsor
12 52 (37.68%) Dependency Injection
13 48 (34.78%) CSS
14 47 (34.06%) SQL
14 47 (34.06%) HTML
14 47 (34.06%) NUnit
14 47 (34.06%) Inversion of Control
14 47 (34.06%) MSTest
14 47 (34.06%) Rhino Mocks
14 47 (34.06%) Moq
14 47 (34.06%) Kanban
14 47 (34.06%) Spring.NET
14 47 (34.06%) Ninject
14 47 (34.06%) Unity DI Container
15 38 (27.54%) Team Foundation Server

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 24 (17.39%) CMS
2 20 (14.49%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.62%) NServiceBus
4 5 (3.62%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.90%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (9.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (14.49%) Magento
2 2 (1.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.22%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.29%) Internet
2 21 (15.22%) FTP
3 3 (2.17%) Bluetooth
3 3 (2.17%) RFID
4 2 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (46.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (9.42%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 47 (34.06%) Moq
1 47 (34.06%) MSTest
1 47 (34.06%) NUnit
1 47 (34.06%) Rhino Mocks
2 38 (27.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (22.46%) Git (software)
4 21 (15.22%) Subversion
5 20 (14.49%) JIRA
5 20 (14.49%) Visual Studio
6 7 (5.07%) Selenium
7 6 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (3.62%) FxCop
8 5 (3.62%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.62%) StyleCop
9 2 (1.45%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (13.77%) Retail
2 15 (10.87%) Finance
3 6 (4.35%) Games
4 4 (2.90%) Marketing
5 2 (1.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 105 (76.09%) Developer
2 93 (67.39%) .NET Developer
3 38 (27.54%) .NET Software Developer
4 29 (21.01%) Junior
5 28 (20.29%) Junior .NET Developer
5 28 (20.29%) Junior Developer
6 27 (19.57%) Internet Developer
7 25 (18.12%) Graduate
8 24 (17.39%) Analyst
8 24 (17.39%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 24 (17.39%) Graduate Developer
9 14 (10.14%) C# Developer
10 13 (9.42%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (7.97%) Senior Developer
12 11 (7.97%) Software Developer
13 10 (7.25%) Systems Analyst
14 9 (6.52%) E-Commerce Analyst
15 8 (5.80%) Senior Software Developer
16 7 (5.07%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (79.71%) .NET
2 95 (68.84%) ASP.NET
3 88 (63.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 57 (41.30%) .NET Framework
4 57 (41.30%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 53 (38.41%) JSON
6 52 (37.68%) Castle Windsor
7 48 (34.78%) CSS
8 47 (34.06%) HTML
8 47 (34.06%) Ninject
8 47 (34.06%) Spring.NET
8 47 (34.06%) Unity DI Container
9 36 (26.09%) WPF
9 36 (26.09%) XML
10 29 (21.01%) WinForms
11 27 (19.57%) jQuery
12 24 (17.39%) Entity Framework
13 23 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (13.77%) HTML5
14 19 (13.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (34.06%) Inversion of Control
2 21 (15.22%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.35%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.62%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.62%) User Experience
6 4 (2.90%) iPad
6 4 (2.90%) PMI
7 3 (2.17%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.91%) Windows
2 4 (2.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (76.09%) MVC
2 97 (70.29%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (59.42%) TDD
4 76 (55.07%) Scrum
5 57 (41.30%) Web Application Development
6 52 (37.68%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (37.68%) Dependency Injection
7 47 (34.06%) Kanban
8 26 (18.84%) E-Commerce
9 24 (17.39%) MVVM
10 23 (16.67%) OO
11 22 (15.94%) BDD
12 21 (15.22%) Analytics
12 21 (15.22%) OOP
13 20 (14.49%) Data Management
13 20 (14.49%) ITIL
13 20 (14.49%) PRINCE2
14 19 (13.77%) Error Analysis
14 19 (13.77%) Front End Development
15 10 (7.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 106 (76.81%) C#
2 52 (37.68%) JavaScript
3 47 (34.06%) SQL
4 26 (18.84%) T-SQL
5 23 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 21 (15.22%) PL/SQL
6 21 (15.22%) VB
7 13 (9.42%) PowerShell
8 10 (7.25%) Ruby
9 3 (2.17%) C++
9 3 (2.17%) Java
10 2 (1.45%) Delphi
11 1 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (2.90%) Degree
1 4 (2.90%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 20 (14.49%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 21 (15.22%) Adobe
1 21 (15.22%) Google
2 20 (14.49%) ATG
2 20 (14.49%) HP
2 20 (14.49%) hybris
2 20 (14.49%) IBM
3 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.72%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.72%) RedGate
4 1 (0.72%) SAP
Runcorn, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + 9% Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago