The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 31 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 12 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.29% 5.19% 19.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.49% 8.28% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 64
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £30,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £47,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
WCF
Cheshire

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
77 145 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 35.32% 62.77% 62.94%
Number of salaries quoted 62 120 200
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Chester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Chester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
2 15 (88.24%) MVC
3 14 (82.35%) HTML
3 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
3 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
3 14 (82.35%) CSS
3 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (76.47%) .NET Framework
4 13 (76.47%) jQuery
5 12 (70.59%) SQL
5 12 (70.59%) T-SQL
5 12 (70.59%) ADO.NET
5 12 (70.59%) Web Services
5 12 (70.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (70.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (70.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 12 (70.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (70.59%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.76%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) J2EE
6 2 (11.76%) UML
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Electronics

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (70.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (5.88%) Moq
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
General
1 2 (11.76%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
1 13 (76.47%) .NET Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
3 14 (82.35%) CSS
3 14 (82.35%) HTML
3 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (76.47%) .NET Framework
4 13 (76.47%) jQuery
5 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 12 (70.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (70.59%) ADO.NET
5 12 (70.59%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) J2EE
6 2 (11.76%) WPF
6 2 (11.76%) HTML5
7 1 (5.88%) CSS3
7 1 (5.88%) LINQ
7 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) MVC
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) UML
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Kanban
4 1 (5.88%) BDD
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Content Management
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
3 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 12 (70.59%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Lagan
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago