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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 49 73 34
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -39
Permanent jobs citing WCF 39 30 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.89% 2.36% 5.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.61% 6.88% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 97
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £44,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

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
406 436 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.52% 34.28% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 352 380 549
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +18 23 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Wilmslow -1 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Crewe -6 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Chester -1 1 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Runcorn -2 1 - - 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) C#
2 107 (98.17%) .NET
3 94 (86.24%) MVC
4 90 (82.57%) ASP.NET
5 86 (78.90%) TDD
6 82 (75.23%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (65.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 65 (59.63%) SQL Server
9 52 (47.71%) Scrum
9 52 (47.71%) .NET Framework
10 49 (44.95%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (40.37%) Dependency Injection
11 44 (40.37%) Castle Windsor
11 44 (40.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 43 (39.45%) Microsoft
13 42 (38.53%) Web Application Development
14 38 (34.86%) Entity Framework
15 35 (32.11%) Moq
15 35 (32.11%) Kanban
15 35 (32.11%) NUnit
16 34 (31.19%) jQuery
17 33 (30.28%) Rhino Mocks
17 33 (30.28%) AngularJS
17 33 (30.28%) CSS
17 33 (30.28%) Windows
18 30 (27.52%) Unity DI Container
18 30 (27.52%) Ninject
18 30 (27.52%) Inversion of Control
18 30 (27.52%) MSTest
18 30 (27.52%) Spring.NET

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 14 (12.84%) NServiceBus
2 10 (9.17%) IIS
3 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.83%) CMS
3 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.83%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.92%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 20 (18.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.93%) Internet
2 2 (1.83%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.83%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (59.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (10.09%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.26%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.83%) Big Data
7 2 (1.83%) MySQL
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 35 (32.11%) Moq
1 35 (32.11%) NUnit
2 33 (30.28%) Rhino Mocks
3 30 (27.52%) MSTest
4 25 (22.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (18.35%) Visual Studio
6 18 (16.51%) Git (software)
7 16 (14.68%) Selenium
8 14 (12.84%) FxCop
8 14 (12.84%) SpecFlow
8 14 (12.84%) StyleCop
9 5 (4.59%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.83%) Subversion
11 1 (0.92%) PowerBuilder
General
1 20 (18.35%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) Advertising
3 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.92%) Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 97 (88.99%) Developer
2 74 (67.89%) .NET Developer
3 31 (28.44%) C# Developer
4 30 (27.52%) .NET Software Developer
5 21 (19.27%) Senior Developer
6 15 (13.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (12.84%) Graduate
7 14 (12.84%) Graduate Developer
7 14 (12.84%) Junior
7 14 (12.84%) Junior .NET Developer
7 14 (12.84%) Junior Developer
7 14 (12.84%) Software Developer
8 13 (11.93%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 13 (11.93%) Internet Developer
8 13 (11.93%) Senior .NET Developer
8 13 (11.93%) Senior C# Developer
9 10 (9.17%) Senior Software Developer
10 9 (8.26%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 9 (8.26%) .NET Programmer
10 9 (8.26%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (98.17%) .NET
2 90 (82.57%) ASP.NET
3 71 (65.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 52 (47.71%) .NET Framework
5 44 (40.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 44 (40.37%) Castle Windsor
6 38 (34.86%) Entity Framework
7 34 (31.19%) jQuery
8 33 (30.28%) AngularJS
8 33 (30.28%) CSS
9 30 (27.52%) Ninject
9 30 (27.52%) Spring.NET
9 30 (27.52%) Unity DI Container
10 29 (26.61%) JSON
11 27 (24.77%) ASP.NET Web API
12 26 (23.85%) HTML
13 25 (22.94%) WPF
14 23 (21.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 23 (21.10%) XML
15 21 (19.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) User Experience
2 13 (11.93%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.93%) Mobile App
2 13 (11.93%) PMI
3 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.75%) Streaming Music
6 2 (1.83%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.83%) iPad
6 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.28%) Windows
2 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (86.24%) MVC
2 86 (78.90%) TDD
3 82 (75.23%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (47.71%) Scrum
5 49 (44.95%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (40.37%) Dependency Injection
7 42 (38.53%) Web Application Development
8 35 (32.11%) Kanban
9 30 (27.52%) Inversion of Control
10 19 (17.43%) BDD
11 18 (16.51%) Unit Testing
12 17 (15.60%) MVVM
13 16 (14.68%) OO
14 14 (12.84%) Integration Testing
15 8 (7.34%) OOP
15 8 (7.34%) Software Engineering
15 8 (7.34%) SOLID
15 8 (7.34%) Web Development
16 7 (6.42%) SOA
17 4 (3.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 109 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (15.60%) JavaScript
2 17 (15.60%) SQL
2 17 (15.60%) VB.NET
3 15 (13.76%) VB
4 9 (8.26%) Ruby
5 5 (4.59%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.75%) Java
7 2 (1.83%) C++
7 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (11.93%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.92%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (39.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.67%) RedGate
3 2 (1.83%) Google
3 2 (1.83%) IBM
3 2 (1.83%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum 30K?40K+ bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago