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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 23 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 7 8 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.05% 3.85% 9.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.96% 8.51% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 34
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
54 94 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 31.21% 45.19% 57.86%
Number of salaries quoted 45 85 187
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) MVC
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (53.33%) Web Application Development
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
4 7 (46.67%) Web Services
4 7 (46.67%) ADO.NET
4 7 (46.67%) Games
4 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) NUnit
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (46.67%) NHibernate
4 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
4 7 (46.67%) LINQ
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
4 7 (46.67%) Kanban
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) NUnit
1 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (46.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (46.67%) Moq
General
1 7 (46.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
1 14 (93.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 7 (46.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (46.67%) Web Services
4 7 (46.67%) NHibernate
4 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
4 7 (46.67%) LINQ
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
4 7 (46.67%) ADO.NET
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) MVC
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Web Application Development
4 7 (46.67%) Kanban
4 7 (46.67%) BDD
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) VCP4
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Lagan
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Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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