The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 42 50 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.12% 1.70% 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 3.47% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +12.90%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
136 202 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 50.56% 49.03% 59.89%
Number of salaries quoted 122 126 92
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
Cheshire

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 18 April 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Chester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) C++
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
5 5 (38.46%) WPF
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
6 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Software Architecture
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (23.08%) SaaS
7 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 3 (23.08%) Java
8 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 2 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (15.38%) AppFabric
8 2 (15.38%) HTML5
9 1 (7.69%) LINQ
9 1 (7.69%) OWASP
9 1 (7.69%) Ajax

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) WPF
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (15.38%) AppFabric
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) LINQ
7 1 (7.69%) Ajax
7 1 (7.69%) JSON
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Software Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) OWASP
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
6 3 (23.08%) Java
7 1 (7.69%) C
7 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
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