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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 36 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 7 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.63% - 8.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% - 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 17
Average salary £35,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 100 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 28.95% 38.76% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 69 78 81
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £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 31 July 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Chester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) MVC
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) CSS
5 5 (50.00%) HTML5
5 5 (50.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (40.00%) Web Services
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) ADO.NET
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (30.00%) WPF
7 3 (30.00%) AppFabric
8 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (20.00%) Electronics
8 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (20.00%) Retail

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) ADO.NET
6 3 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (30.00%) WPF
6 3 (30.00%) AppFabric
7 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (20.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
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