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

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 29 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 80 99 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.14% 5.71% 7.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.77% 15.07% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 72 89 122
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 £50,000
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
477 657 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.59% 37.87% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 426 558 735
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 August 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 August 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 +4 38 £35,000 - 3
Chester +16 15 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Runcorn +4 11 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Crewe +13 6 £40,500 -
Wilmslow -10 6 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Macclesfield - 4 £37,500 - 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 117 (78.52%) .NET
2 113 (75.84%) C#
3 112 (75.17%) MVC
4 99 (66.44%) ASP.NET
5 97 (65.10%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (61.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 85 (57.05%) TDD
8 81 (54.36%) Scrum
9 64 (42.95%) .NET Framework
9 64 (42.95%) SQL Server
10 63 (42.28%) JSON
11 60 (40.27%) JavaScript
12 57 (38.26%) CSS
12 57 (38.26%) Dependency Injection
12 57 (38.26%) Continuous Integration
12 57 (38.26%) Castle Windsor
13 56 (37.58%) Web Application Development
13 56 (37.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 54 (36.24%) HTML
15 51 (34.23%) NUnit
15 51 (34.23%) Unity DI Container
15 51 (34.23%) Ninject
15 51 (34.23%) Kanban
15 51 (34.23%) Spring.NET
15 51 (34.23%) Inversion of Control
15 51 (34.23%) MSTest
15 51 (34.23%) Rhino Mocks
15 51 (34.23%) Moq
16 48 (32.21%) SQL
17 44 (29.53%) 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 26 (17.45%) CMS
2 24 (16.11%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.37%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.03%) NServiceBus
4 6 (4.03%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.68%) IIS
5 4 (2.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (10.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (16.11%) Magento
2 4 (2.68%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.78%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.13%) Internet
2 25 (16.78%) FTP
3 3 (2.01%) Bluetooth
3 3 (2.01%) RFID
4 2 (1.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (42.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.72%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (8.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (5.37%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (34.23%) Moq
1 51 (34.23%) MSTest
1 51 (34.23%) NUnit
1 51 (34.23%) Rhino Mocks
2 41 (27.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (19.46%) Git (software)
4 21 (14.09%) Subversion
5 20 (13.42%) JIRA
5 20 (13.42%) Visual Studio
6 8 (5.37%) Selenium
7 7 (4.70%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (4.03%) FxCop
8 6 (4.03%) SpecFlow
8 6 (4.03%) StyleCop
9 2 (1.34%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (14.09%) Finance
1 21 (14.09%) Retail
2 5 (3.36%) Games
3 2 (1.34%) Back Office
4 1 (0.67%) Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 116 (77.85%) Developer
2 100 (67.11%) .NET Developer
3 35 (23.49%) .NET Software Developer
4 33 (22.15%) Junior
5 32 (21.48%) Junior .NET Developer
5 32 (21.48%) Junior Developer
6 30 (20.13%) Internet Developer
7 29 (19.46%) Graduate
8 28 (18.79%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 28 (18.79%) Graduate Developer
9 26 (17.45%) Analyst
10 13 (8.72%) C# Developer
10 13 (8.72%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (8.05%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (8.05%) Senior Developer
11 12 (8.05%) Software Developer
12 11 (7.38%) E-Commerce Analyst
13 10 (6.71%) Systems Analyst
14 9 (6.04%) Senior Software Developer
15 8 (5.37%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (78.52%) .NET
2 99 (66.44%) ASP.NET
3 92 (61.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 64 (42.95%) .NET Framework
5 63 (42.28%) JSON
6 57 (38.26%) Castle Windsor
6 57 (38.26%) CSS
7 56 (37.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 54 (36.24%) HTML
9 51 (34.23%) Ninject
9 51 (34.23%) Spring.NET
9 51 (34.23%) Unity DI Container
10 44 (29.53%) XML
11 40 (26.85%) WPF
12 34 (22.82%) jQuery
13 33 (22.15%) WinForms
14 27 (18.12%) Entity Framework
15 22 (14.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 21 (14.09%) ASP.NET Web API
17 19 (12.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 51 (34.23%) Inversion of Control
2 25 (16.78%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.03%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.03%) User Experience
5 5 (3.36%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.36%) PMI
6 4 (2.68%) iPad
7 3 (2.01%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.50%) Windows
2 4 (2.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (75.17%) MVC
2 97 (65.10%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (57.05%) TDD
4 81 (54.36%) Scrum
5 57 (38.26%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (38.26%) Dependency Injection
6 56 (37.58%) Web Application Development
7 51 (34.23%) Kanban
8 30 (20.13%) E-Commerce
9 28 (18.79%) MVVM
10 25 (16.78%) Analytics
11 23 (15.44%) Front End Development
12 22 (14.77%) Data Management
12 22 (14.77%) OO
12 22 (14.77%) OOP
13 21 (14.09%) Error Analysis
14 20 (13.42%) BDD
14 20 (13.42%) ITIL
14 20 (13.42%) PRINCE2
15 10 (6.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 113 (75.84%) C#
2 60 (40.27%) JavaScript
3 48 (32.21%) SQL
4 27 (18.12%) T-SQL
4 27 (18.12%) VB.NET
5 25 (16.78%) VB
6 21 (14.09%) PL/SQL
7 15 (10.07%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.36%) Ruby
9 3 (2.01%) C++
9 3 (2.01%) Java
10 2 (1.34%) Delphi
11 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (3.36%) PMI Certification
2 4 (2.68%) Degree
Systems Management
1 20 (13.42%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 25 (16.78%) Adobe
1 25 (16.78%) Google
2 24 (16.11%) ATG
2 24 (16.11%) hybris
2 24 (16.11%) IBM
3 23 (15.44%) Microsoft
4 20 (13.42%) HP
5 2 (1.34%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.67%) RedGate
6 1 (0.67%) SAP
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn
Noir Consulting
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
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £490000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Brookson
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago