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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 40 62 36
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Permanent jobs citing WCF 52 41 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.00% 3.13% 5.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.56% 8.33% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 50 40 94
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 £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,400 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
414 492 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.85% 37.53% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 359 435 607
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +14 29 £35,000 - 3
Wilmslow - 11 £45,000 - 2
Runcorn +3 4 £27,500 -40.54%
Chester +3 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Crewe - 3 £35,000 - 1
Nantwich - 1 £45,000 - 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 121 (95.28%) C#
1 121 (95.28%) .NET
2 107 (84.25%) MVC
3 105 (82.68%) ASP.NET
4 98 (77.17%) TDD
5 90 (70.87%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (67.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 67 (52.76%) SQL Server
8 64 (50.39%) Scrum
9 63 (49.61%) .NET Framework
10 60 (47.24%) Continuous Integration
11 55 (43.31%) Dependency Injection
11 55 (43.31%) Castle Windsor
12 49 (38.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 48 (37.80%) Web Application Development
14 47 (37.01%) Microsoft
15 45 (35.43%) NUnit
15 45 (35.43%) Entity Framework
15 45 (35.43%) Moq
15 45 (35.43%) Kanban
16 43 (33.86%) Rhino Mocks
17 40 (31.50%) Inversion of Control
17 40 (31.50%) MSTest
17 40 (31.50%) Ninject
17 40 (31.50%) Spring.NET
17 40 (31.50%) Unity DI Container
17 40 (31.50%) JSON
18 39 (30.71%) CSS
18 39 (30.71%) Windows
18 39 (30.71%) jQuery

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 15 (11.81%) NServiceBus
2 12 (9.45%) IIS
3 4 (3.15%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.15%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.57%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (17.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.15%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (3.15%) Magento
2 2 (1.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Adobe Analytics
1 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.17%) Internet
2 4 (3.15%) FTP
3 3 (2.36%) Bluetooth
3 3 (2.36%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (52.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.66%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (7.09%) MongoDB
4 8 (6.30%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.57%) Big Data
8 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 45 (35.43%) Moq
1 45 (35.43%) NUnit
2 43 (33.86%) Rhino Mocks
3 40 (31.50%) MSTest
4 29 (22.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (17.32%) Visual Studio
6 16 (12.60%) Git (software)
7 15 (11.81%) FxCop
7 15 (11.81%) Selenium
7 15 (11.81%) SpecFlow
7 15 (11.81%) StyleCop
8 6 (4.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.57%) Subversion
General
1 24 (18.90%) Finance
2 3 (2.36%) Advertising
2 3 (2.36%) Retail
3 1 (0.79%) Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 115 (90.55%) Developer
2 88 (69.29%) .NET Developer
3 34 (26.77%) .NET Software Developer
4 30 (23.62%) C# Developer
5 21 (16.54%) Junior
5 21 (16.54%) Junior .NET Developer
5 21 (16.54%) Junior Developer
6 19 (14.96%) Graduate
6 19 (14.96%) Graduate Developer
6 19 (14.96%) Senior Developer
7 18 (14.17%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 18 (14.17%) Internet Developer
8 17 (13.39%) Software Developer
9 15 (11.81%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (9.45%) Senior C# Developer
11 11 (8.66%) Analyst
11 11 (8.66%) Senior .NET Developer
11 11 (8.66%) Senior Software Developer
12 10 (7.87%) C# Software Developer
13 9 (7.09%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (95.28%) .NET
2 105 (82.68%) ASP.NET
3 86 (67.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 63 (49.61%) .NET Framework
5 55 (43.31%) Castle Windsor
6 49 (38.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 45 (35.43%) Entity Framework
8 40 (31.50%) JSON
8 40 (31.50%) Ninject
8 40 (31.50%) Spring.NET
8 40 (31.50%) Unity DI Container
9 39 (30.71%) CSS
9 39 (30.71%) jQuery
10 35 (27.56%) AngularJS
11 32 (25.20%) HTML
12 31 (24.41%) WPF
13 30 (23.62%) XML
14 25 (19.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 24 (18.90%) WinForms
16 23 (18.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 40 (31.50%) Inversion of Control
2 18 (14.17%) Computer Science
3 15 (11.81%) User Experience
4 14 (11.02%) Mobile App
4 14 (11.02%) PMI
5 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.15%) iPad
8 3 (2.36%) Device Driver
8 3 (2.36%) Streaming Music
9 2 (1.57%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (1.57%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.71%) Windows
2 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (84.25%) MVC
2 98 (77.17%) TDD
3 90 (70.87%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (50.39%) Scrum
5 60 (47.24%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (43.31%) Dependency Injection
7 48 (37.80%) Web Application Development
8 45 (35.43%) Kanban
9 22 (17.32%) MVVM
10 18 (14.17%) BDD
11 17 (13.39%) Unit Testing
12 16 (12.60%) OO
13 15 (11.81%) Integration Testing
14 11 (8.66%) OOP
15 10 (7.87%) E-Commerce
16 9 (7.09%) Web Development
17 8 (6.30%) Software Engineering
17 8 (6.30%) SOLID
18 7 (5.51%) SOA
19 6 (4.72%) UML
Programming Languages
1 121 (95.28%) C#
2 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
3 22 (17.32%) VB.NET
4 18 (14.17%) VB
5 17 (13.39%) SQL
6 7 (5.51%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.94%) Ruby
8 4 (3.15%) Java
9 3 (2.36%) C++
9 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (11.02%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.79%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (37.01%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.72%) Google
2 6 (4.72%) IBM
3 4 (3.15%) Adobe
3 4 (3.15%) ATG
3 4 (3.15%) hybris
3 4 (3.15%) RedGate
4 1 (0.79%) DevExpress
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience +Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago