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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 32 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 132 119 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.64% 7.15% 7.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.28% 14.27% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 112 111 149
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 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
764 834 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.45% 50.09% 46.28%
Number of salaries quoted 668 734 825
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
Crewe +17 39 £37,500 - 2
Warrington -15 30 £35,000 - 5
Wilmslow +3 17 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Chester +11 14 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Macclesfield -2 12 £62,500 +78.57% 1
Nantwich - 6 £42,500 -
Knutsford -13 2 £40,000 +6.66%
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 252 (100.00%) .NET
2 246 (97.62%) C#
3 196 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 180 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 176 (69.84%) SQL Server
6 167 (66.27%) MVC
7 148 (58.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 131 (51.98%) TDD
9 107 (42.46%) SQL
10 104 (41.27%) .NET Framework
11 100 (39.68%) Scrum
12 89 (35.32%) Castle Windsor
13 87 (34.52%) HTML
14 86 (34.13%) LINQ
15 84 (33.33%) Web Application Development
16 83 (32.94%) Microsoft
17 76 (30.16%) T-SQL
17 76 (30.16%) Web Services
17 76 (30.16%) Windows
18 75 (29.76%) Continuous Integration
19 74 (29.37%) Rhino Mocks
19 74 (29.37%) NUnit
20 67 (26.59%) JavaScript
21 66 (26.19%) CSS
22 65 (25.79%) WPF
23 63 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
24 61 (24.21%) SQL Server 2008
24 61 (24.21%) Kanban
25 59 (23.41%) Team Foundation Server
25 59 (23.41%) Ninject

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 27 (10.71%) IIS
2 26 (10.32%) NServiceBus
3 9 (3.57%) JBoss
3 9 (3.57%) Node.js
4 6 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.79%) Confluence
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.40%) CMS
6 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 40 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.92%) Internet
2 17 (6.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (69.84%) SQL Server
2 61 (24.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (13.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 32 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (9.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (7.94%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (3.57%) MySQL
9 8 (3.17%) DTS
10 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.59%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.40%) OLTP
12 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 74 (29.37%) NUnit
1 74 (29.37%) Rhino Mocks
2 59 (23.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 54 (21.43%) MSTest
3 54 (21.43%) Moq
4 49 (19.44%) Visual Studio
5 21 (8.33%) Selenium
6 15 (5.95%) SpecFlow
7 14 (5.56%) Subversion
8 11 (4.37%) Git (software)
9 6 (2.38%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.59%) JIRA
11 2 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.79%) NDepend
11 2 (0.79%) StyleCop
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.40%) CruiseControl
General
1 43 (17.06%) Finance
2 23 (9.13%) Retail
3 17 (6.75%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.78%) Marketing
5 6 (2.38%) Advertising
6 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.19%) Electronics
8 2 (0.79%) Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 213 (84.52%) Developer
2 151 (59.92%) .NET Developer
3 39 (15.48%) C# Developer
4 35 (13.89%) Analyst
5 33 (13.10%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (11.90%) Senior Developer
7 27 (10.71%) Junior
7 27 (10.71%) Junior Developer
8 25 (9.92%) Junior .NET Developer
8 25 (9.92%) Graduate Developer
8 25 (9.92%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 25 (9.92%) Graduate
8 25 (9.92%) Analyst Programmer
8 25 (9.92%) Programmer
8 25 (9.92%) .NET Programmer
8 25 (9.92%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 20 (7.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (7.14%) Software Developer
11 15 (5.95%) Architect
11 15 (5.95%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (100.00%) .NET
2 196 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 148 (58.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 104 (41.27%) .NET Framework
5 89 (35.32%) Castle Windsor
6 87 (34.52%) HTML
7 86 (34.13%) LINQ
8 76 (30.16%) Web Services
9 66 (26.19%) CSS
10 65 (25.79%) WPF
11 59 (23.41%) Ninject
12 58 (23.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 55 (21.83%) Spring.NET
14 54 (21.43%) Unity DI Container
15 50 (19.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 47 (18.65%) Razor View Engine
16 47 (18.65%) jQuery
17 45 (17.86%) HTML5
18 40 (15.87%) XML
19 39 (15.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (23.02%) Inversion of Control
2 32 (12.70%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.37%) Social Network
6 9 (3.57%) Social Media
7 5 (1.98%) User Experience
7 5 (1.98%) Streaming Music
8 4 (1.59%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.59%) BBC
9 3 (1.19%) Tandem
10 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.40%) NHS
11 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 76 (30.16%) Windows
2 1 (0.40%) Android
2 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (66.27%) MVC
3 131 (51.98%) TDD
4 100 (39.68%) Scrum
5 84 (33.33%) Web Application Development
6 75 (29.76%) Continuous Integration
7 63 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
8 61 (24.21%) Kanban
9 51 (20.24%) OO
10 45 (17.86%) MVVM
11 31 (12.30%) SOA
12 19 (7.54%) Software Engineering
13 17 (6.75%) Customer Engagement
13 17 (6.75%) Risk Management
14 11 (4.37%) BDD
15 10 (3.97%) UML
15 10 (3.97%) Mentoring
16 9 (3.57%) OOP
16 9 (3.57%) Validation
16 9 (3.57%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 246 (97.62%) C#
2 107 (42.46%) SQL
3 76 (30.16%) T-SQL
4 67 (26.59%) JavaScript
5 56 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 51 (20.24%) VB
7 12 (4.76%) Java
8 9 (3.57%) PHP
8 9 (3.57%) XPath
9 7 (2.78%) VBA
10 4 (1.59%) Ruby
10 4 (1.59%) VBScript
11 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.40%) C++
11 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (6.75%) MCP
2 16 (6.35%) MCAD
2 16 (6.35%) MCSD
2 16 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.35%) MCTS
3 6 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) HL7
Vendors
1 83 (32.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.59%) Apple
2 4 (1.59%) Sony
2 4 (1.59%) Yahoo!
2 4 (1.59%) Google
2 4 (1.59%) Facebook
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle
3 2 (0.79%) DevExpress
3 2 (0.79%) Atlassian
3 2 (0.79%) Telerik
4 1 (0.40%) Lagan
4 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Macclesfield
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Daresbury
AppSense
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 28 days ago