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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 102 118 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.66% 7.54% 9.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.96% 15.53% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 93 101 190
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 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
682 760 1190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.85% 48.59% 56.72%
Number of salaries quoted 588 659 1078
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -17 30 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Wilmslow +12 23 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Macclesfield -7 13 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Knutsford +10 9 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Crewe +10 8 £38,750 -3.12%
Sandbach - 5 - -
Chester +6 4 £40,000 -5.88% 4
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 232 (100.00%) .NET
2 231 (99.57%) C#
3 191 (82.33%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 174 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 172 (74.14%) MVC
6 142 (61.21%) TDD
6 142 (61.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 90 (38.79%) .NET Framework
8 87 (37.50%) Scrum
9 85 (36.64%) Web Application Development
10 84 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
11 82 (35.34%) Windows
12 81 (34.91%) Castle Windsor
13 77 (33.19%) Microsoft
14 72 (31.03%) LINQ
15 70 (30.17%) HTML
15 70 (30.17%) NUnit
16 68 (29.31%) WPF
17 66 (28.45%) SQL
18 65 (28.02%) Dependency Injection
19 61 (26.29%) Rhino Mocks
19 61 (26.29%) Finance
20 60 (25.86%) SQL Server 2008
21 59 (25.43%) Kanban
21 59 (25.43%) Team Foundation Server
22 57 (24.57%) CSS
23 55 (23.71%) JavaScript
23 55 (23.71%) Moq
24 53 (22.84%) Ninject

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (12.93%) NServiceBus
2 13 (5.60%) Node.js
3 12 (5.17%) IIS
4 9 (3.88%) JBoss
5 2 (0.86%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.43%) CMS
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 40 (17.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.09%) Internet
2 17 (7.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (25.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (14.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (9.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (8.19%) NoSQL
7 11 (4.74%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.88%) MySQL
9 8 (3.45%) DTS
9 8 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 70 (30.17%) NUnit
2 61 (26.29%) Rhino Mocks
3 59 (25.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 55 (23.71%) Moq
5 50 (21.55%) MSTest
6 39 (16.81%) Visual Studio
7 30 (12.93%) Selenium
8 25 (10.78%) SpecFlow
9 22 (9.48%) Git (software)
10 11 (4.74%) JIRA
11 5 (2.16%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.29%) Subversion
13 1 (0.43%) CruiseControl
General
1 61 (26.29%) Finance
2 19 (8.19%) Retail
3 17 (7.33%) Financial Institution
4 14 (6.03%) Games
5 5 (2.16%) Advertising
6 2 (0.86%) Marketing
6 2 (0.86%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 193 (83.19%) Developer
2 150 (64.66%) .NET Developer
3 27 (11.64%) Junior Developer
3 27 (11.64%) Junior
4 25 (10.78%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 25 (10.78%) Graduate
4 25 (10.78%) C# Developer
4 25 (10.78%) Junior .NET Developer
4 25 (10.78%) Graduate Developer
5 24 (10.34%) Analyst
6 23 (9.91%) Analyst Programmer
6 23 (9.91%) Programmer
7 21 (9.05%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 21 (9.05%) .NET Programmer
8 18 (7.76%) Senior Developer
9 16 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (6.03%) Architect
11 12 (5.17%) Technical Architect
11 12 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (4.74%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (100.00%) .NET
2 174 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 142 (61.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 90 (38.79%) .NET Framework
5 81 (34.91%) Castle Windsor
6 72 (31.03%) LINQ
7 70 (30.17%) HTML
8 68 (29.31%) WPF
9 57 (24.57%) CSS
10 53 (22.84%) Ninject
11 52 (22.41%) jQuery
12 50 (21.55%) Spring.NET
12 50 (21.55%) Unity DI Container
13 49 (21.12%) Web Services
14 39 (16.81%) HTML5
15 38 (16.38%) JSON
16 37 (15.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 37 (15.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 36 (15.52%) NHibernate
18 35 (15.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (22.84%) Inversion of Control
2 30 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 24 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.31%) Social Media
5 10 (4.31%) BBC
6 6 (2.59%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.29%) Streaming Music
8 2 (0.86%) Social Network
9 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 82 (35.34%) Windows
2 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (82.33%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (74.14%) MVC
3 142 (61.21%) TDD
4 87 (37.50%) Scrum
5 85 (36.64%) Web Application Development
6 84 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (28.02%) Dependency Injection
8 59 (25.43%) Kanban
9 53 (22.84%) OO
10 46 (19.83%) MVVM
11 43 (18.53%) SOA
12 30 (12.93%) BDD
13 22 (9.48%) Domain-Driven Design
14 17 (7.33%) Risk Management
14 17 (7.33%) Customer Engagement
15 11 (4.74%) CRM
16 10 (4.31%) CQRS
17 9 (3.88%) Validation
17 9 (3.88%) Automated Testing
17 9 (3.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 231 (99.57%) C#
2 66 (28.45%) SQL
3 55 (23.71%) JavaScript
4 53 (22.84%) VB.NET
5 48 (20.69%) T-SQL
6 47 (20.26%) VB
7 10 (4.31%) Java
7 10 (4.31%) Ruby
8 9 (3.88%) XPath
8 9 (3.88%) PHP
9 8 (3.45%) VBA
10 4 (1.72%) VBScript
11 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.59%) MCP
3 5 (2.16%) Degree
4 3 (1.29%) MCAD
4 3 (1.29%) MCSD
4 3 (1.29%) MCTS
5 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.33%) SLA
2 3 (1.29%) QA
Vendors
1 77 (33.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.31%) Facebook
2 10 (4.31%) Apple
2 10 (4.31%) Sony
2 10 (4.31%) Yahoo!
2 10 (4.31%) Google
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle
3 1 (0.43%) Lagan
3 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
Chester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 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
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Knutsford
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Wilmslow
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Creative Resource
Posted: 16 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire, Manchester (SK9)
Guru Careers
Salary: £26 - 35k (DOE)
Posted: 17 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago