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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 38 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 91 93 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.25% 5.49% 5.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.48% 11.57% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 88 73 108
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,950 £55,000 £42,500
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
588 804 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.93% 47.43% 48.08%
Number of salaries quoted 475 675 794
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -8 28 £35,000 - 7
Crewe +8 15 £43,500 +24.28% 1
Wilmslow +8 13 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Knutsford - 9 £42,500 - 1
Chester +15 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Sandbach - 5 £37,500 -
Macclesfield -6 4 £37,500 -1.31%
Alderley Edge - 4 £30,000 -
Northwich +4 1 £32,500 -7.14%
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 208 (100.00%) .NET
2 207 (99.52%) C#
3 181 (87.02%) Agile Software Development
4 162 (77.88%) MVC
5 160 (76.92%) ASP.NET
6 147 (70.67%) SQL Server
7 125 (60.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 123 (59.13%) TDD
9 92 (44.23%) Scrum
10 89 (42.79%) Web Application Development
11 85 (40.87%) Microsoft
12 82 (39.42%) .NET Framework
12 82 (39.42%) Continuous Integration
13 73 (35.10%) Castle Windsor
14 70 (33.65%) NUnit
15 69 (33.17%) Dependency Injection
16 65 (31.25%) Kanban
17 61 (29.33%) WPF
17 61 (29.33%) Rhino Mocks
18 58 (27.88%) Moq
18 58 (27.88%) Inversion of Control
19 56 (26.92%) VB.NET
19 56 (26.92%) Windows
20 55 (26.44%) HTML
21 52 (25.00%) SOA
22 50 (24.04%) Spring.NET
22 50 (24.04%) MSTest
22 50 (24.04%) Ninject
22 50 (24.04%) Unity DI Container
23 47 (22.60%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (9.13%) NServiceBus
2 16 (7.69%) Node.js
3 8 (3.85%) IIS
4 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (21.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.54%) SaaS
2 11 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.31%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (70.67%) SQL Server
2 41 (19.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (16.83%) NoSQL
4 23 (11.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.92%) MySQL
8 4 (1.92%) OLTP
9 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.48%) DTS
Development Applications
1 70 (33.65%) NUnit
2 61 (29.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 58 (27.88%) Moq
4 50 (24.04%) MSTest
5 37 (17.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (14.90%) Visual Studio
7 30 (14.42%) Git (software)
8 23 (11.06%) Selenium
9 19 (9.13%) SpecFlow
10 12 (5.77%) JIRA
11 4 (1.92%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.92%) Cucumber
General
1 38 (18.27%) Finance
2 18 (8.65%) Games
3 7 (3.37%) Marketing
4 4 (1.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.48%) Automotive
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 185 (88.94%) Developer
2 166 (79.81%) .NET Developer
3 30 (14.42%) C# Developer
4 25 (12.02%) Graduate
4 25 (12.02%) Junior
4 25 (12.02%) Junior Developer
4 25 (12.02%) Junior .NET Developer
4 25 (12.02%) Graduate Developer
4 25 (12.02%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 21 (10.10%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (8.65%) Analyst
7 17 (8.17%) Analyst Programmer
7 17 (8.17%) Programmer
8 15 (7.21%) .NET Programmer
8 15 (7.21%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 13 (6.25%) Lead .NET Developer
9 13 (6.25%) Lead Developer
10 11 (5.29%) Software Developer
11 9 (4.33%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (100.00%) .NET
2 160 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 125 (60.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 82 (39.42%) .NET Framework
5 73 (35.10%) Castle Windsor
6 61 (29.33%) WPF
7 55 (26.44%) HTML
8 50 (24.04%) Spring.NET
8 50 (24.04%) Ninject
8 50 (24.04%) Unity DI Container
9 47 (22.60%) jQuery
10 46 (22.12%) LINQ
11 41 (19.71%) CSS
12 39 (18.75%) NHibernate
13 32 (15.38%) XML
14 29 (13.94%) JSON
14 29 (13.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 27 (12.98%) WinForms
15 27 (12.98%) AngularJS
16 26 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 58 (27.88%) Inversion of Control
2 30 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (13.46%) Computer Science
4 21 (10.10%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.81%) Social Media
5 10 (4.81%) BBC
6 9 (4.33%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (26.92%) Windows
2 1 (0.48%) Android
2 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (87.02%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (77.88%) MVC
3 123 (59.13%) TDD
4 92 (44.23%) Scrum
5 89 (42.79%) Web Application Development
6 82 (39.42%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (33.17%) Dependency Injection
8 65 (31.25%) Kanban
9 52 (25.00%) SOA
10 46 (22.12%) MVVM
11 39 (18.75%) BDD
12 35 (16.83%) OO
13 30 (14.42%) Domain-Driven Design
14 11 (5.29%) CQRS
15 9 (4.33%) CRM
15 9 (4.33%) Web Design
15 9 (4.33%) Mentoring
16 8 (3.85%) Automated Testing
16 8 (3.85%) UML
17 5 (2.40%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 207 (99.52%) C#
2 56 (26.92%) VB.NET
3 47 (22.60%) JavaScript
4 32 (15.38%) SQL
5 30 (14.42%) VB
6 16 (7.69%) Ruby
7 10 (4.81%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.85%) VBA
9 4 (1.92%) VBScript
9 4 (1.92%) PHP
9 4 (1.92%) Java
10 1 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.92%) Degree
3 3 (1.44%) MCP
4 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.44%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
Vendors
1 85 (40.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.81%) Apple
2 10 (4.81%) Sony
2 10 (4.81%) Yahoo!
2 10 (4.81%) Google
2 10 (4.81%) Facebook
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle
3 1 (0.48%) Lagan
Warrington
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warrington
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 8% pension
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career development!
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 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
Chester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 18 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago