The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 27 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.71% 3.48% 3.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 6.56% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 6
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +8.12%

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
57 61 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 40.43% 53.04% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 48 52 47
Median salary £36,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.51% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester 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 Chester

WCF
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Chester region.

WCF Salary Trend in Chester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Chester region with a requirement for WCF.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (91.67%) SOAP
3 10 (83.33%) MVC
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (75.00%) TDD
4 9 (75.00%) MongoDB
5 8 (66.67%) SAML
5 8 (66.67%) AngularJS
6 7 (58.33%) SOA
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) HTML
8 2 (16.67%) XML
8 2 (16.67%) CSS
8 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) Middleware
8 2 (16.67%) Big Data
8 2 (16.67%) Ajax
8 2 (16.67%) REST
8 2 (16.67%) JSON
9 1 (8.33%) jQuery
9 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
9 1 (8.33%) CSS3
9 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) C# Developer
3 9 (75.00%) Software Developer
4 8 (66.67%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (50.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 6 (50.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Graduate
6 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (91.67%) SOAP
3 8 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 8 (66.67%) SAML
4 2 (16.67%) Ajax
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) Middleware
4 2 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) ADO
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 9 (75.00%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft