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

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 27 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.27% 3.17% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.69% 5.63% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
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 £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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
64 71 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 48.48% 56.35% 37.13%
Number of salaries quoted 54 63 62
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 19 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 Chester region with a requirement for WCF.

1 13 (76.47%) C#
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
2 12 (70.59%) SOAP
3 11 (64.71%) MVC
4 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (52.94%) TDD
5 9 (52.94%) MongoDB
5 9 (52.94%) AngularJS
6 8 (47.06%) SAML
7 7 (41.18%) SOA
8 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
8 6 (35.29%) XML
8 6 (35.29%) CSS
8 6 (35.29%) HTML
8 6 (35.29%) JSON
9 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
10 4 (23.53%) FTP
10 4 (23.53%) IBM
10 4 (23.53%) ATG
10 4 (23.53%) Adobe
10 4 (23.53%) Google
10 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
10 4 (23.53%) Magento
10 4 (23.53%) hybris
10 4 (23.53%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (23.53%) Analytics
10 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
11 3 (17.65%) REST
11 3 (17.65%) jQuery

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 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Magento
2 2 (11.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) MongoDB
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) Big Data
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) C# Developer
3 9 (52.94%) Software Developer
4 8 (47.06%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (35.29%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (35.29%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
5 6 (35.29%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) .NET Team Leader
8 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (5.88%) Graduate
8 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Systems Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
2 12 (70.59%) SOAP
3 9 (52.94%) AngularJS
4 8 (47.06%) SAML
5 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) HTML
5 6 (35.29%) JSON
5 6 (35.29%) XML
6 3 (17.65%) jQuery
6 3 (17.65%) REST
7 2 (11.76%) Ajax
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (11.76%) Middleware
8 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.88%) ADO
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (5.88%) Web Services
8 1 (5.88%) WPF
8 1 (5.88%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) MVC
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) TDD
4 7 (41.18%) SOA
5 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
6 4 (23.53%) Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
7 2 (11.76%) Data Management
7 2 (11.76%) Error Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Adobe
1 4 (23.53%) ATG
1 4 (23.53%) Google
1 4 (23.53%) hybris
1 4 (23.53%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
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