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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 43 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 55 102 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.75% 6.04% 5.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.33% 16.09% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 53 97 71
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
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
446 634 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.55% 37.51% 47.41%
Number of salaries quoted 384 512 691
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +3 25 £35,000 - 3
Chester +2 13 £42,500 +6.25%
Runcorn +8 11 £26,250 -34.37% 1
Knutsford +3 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Macclesfield +7 2 £37,000 +23.33%
Crewe -1 1 £35,000 -16.16%
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 78 (82.98%) .NET
2 77 (81.91%) C#
3 71 (75.53%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (70.21%) MVC
5 65 (69.15%) ASP.NET
6 56 (59.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 53 (56.38%) TDD
8 52 (55.32%) Scrum
8 52 (55.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 51 (54.26%) Web Application Development
10 49 (52.13%) SQL Server
11 43 (45.74%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (44.68%) Unity DI Container
12 42 (44.68%) Dependency Injection
12 42 (44.68%) Inversion of Control
12 42 (44.68%) Rhino Mocks
13 41 (43.62%) Moq
13 41 (43.62%) Castle Windsor
13 41 (43.62%) Ninject
13 41 (43.62%) MSTest
13 41 (43.62%) Spring.NET
13 41 (43.62%) Kanban
13 41 (43.62%) NUnit
14 32 (34.04%) SQL
15 31 (32.98%) .NET Framework
16 28 (29.79%) JavaScript
17 25 (26.60%) WPF
18 24 (25.53%) HTML
19 23 (24.47%) VB.NET
19 23 (24.47%) Internet

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 11 (11.70%) CMS
2 10 (10.64%) Node.js
2 10 (10.64%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.70%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.47%) Internet
2 11 (11.70%) FTP
3 3 (3.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (52.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (10.64%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (44.68%) Rhino Mocks
2 41 (43.62%) Moq
2 41 (43.62%) MSTest
2 41 (43.62%) NUnit
3 22 (23.40%) Git (software)
4 15 (15.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (11.70%) Subversion
6 10 (10.64%) JIRA
6 10 (10.64%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (2.13%) Selenium
9 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.06%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (11.70%) Retail
2 6 (6.38%) Games
2 6 (6.38%) Marketing
3 5 (5.32%) Finance
4 2 (2.13%) Law
4 2 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (75.53%) Developer
2 68 (72.34%) .NET Developer
3 29 (30.85%) .NET Software Developer
4 22 (23.40%) Internet Developer
5 20 (21.28%) Junior
6 19 (20.21%) Graduate
6 19 (20.21%) Junior .NET Developer
6 19 (20.21%) Junior Developer
7 18 (19.15%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 18 (19.15%) Graduate Developer
8 12 (12.77%) Analyst
9 10 (10.64%) C# Developer
10 9 (9.57%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (9.57%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (3.19%) Programmer
12 3 (3.19%) Software Engineer
12 3 (3.19%) SQL Developer
12 3 (3.19%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (82.98%) .NET
2 65 (69.15%) ASP.NET
3 56 (59.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 52 (55.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 42 (44.68%) Unity DI Container
6 41 (43.62%) Castle Windsor
6 41 (43.62%) Ninject
6 41 (43.62%) Spring.NET
7 31 (32.98%) .NET Framework
8 25 (26.60%) WPF
9 24 (25.53%) HTML
10 23 (24.47%) WinForms
11 18 (19.15%) CSS
11 18 (19.15%) JSON
12 17 (18.09%) XML
13 15 (15.96%) RESTful
14 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (10.64%) HTML5
15 10 (10.64%) Web Services
16 8 (8.51%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (44.68%) Inversion of Control
2 19 (20.21%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.26%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.19%) PMI
5 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.34%) Windows
2 1 (1.06%) Android
2 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (75.53%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (70.21%) MVC
3 53 (56.38%) TDD
4 52 (55.32%) Scrum
5 51 (54.26%) Web Application Development
6 43 (45.74%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (44.68%) Dependency Injection
8 41 (43.62%) Kanban
9 18 (19.15%) MVVM
10 13 (13.83%) PRINCE2
11 12 (12.77%) OO
12 11 (11.70%) Analytics
12 11 (11.70%) E-Commerce
13 10 (10.64%) BDD
13 10 (10.64%) Data Management
13 10 (10.64%) Error Analysis
13 10 (10.64%) Front End Development
13 10 (10.64%) ITIL
14 8 (8.51%) Web Development
15 6 (6.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 77 (81.91%) C#
2 32 (34.04%) SQL
3 28 (29.79%) JavaScript
4 23 (24.47%) VB.NET
5 18 (19.15%) T-SQL
6 17 (18.09%) VB
7 11 (11.70%) PL/SQL
8 10 (10.64%) Ruby
9 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.19%) Delphi
11 1 (1.06%) Java
11 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.19%) Degree
1 3 (3.19%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 10 (10.64%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 11 (11.70%) Adobe
1 11 (11.70%) Google
2 10 (10.64%) ATG
2 10 (10.64%) HP
2 10 (10.64%) hybris
2 10 (10.64%) IBM
3 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.06%) Apple
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle
4 1 (1.06%) SAP
4 1 (1.06%) Twitter
4 1 (1.06%) Xamarin
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