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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 25 38 20
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 12 11 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.17% 4.80% 14.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.75% 9.65% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 39
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
64 114 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 27.59% 49.78% 57.99%
Number of salaries quoted 50 100 131
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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 30 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Chester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) HTML
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
2 17 (89.47%) MVC
3 16 (84.21%) CSS
3 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
3 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (78.95%) jQuery
4 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
5 14 (73.68%) Web Services
5 14 (73.68%) ADO.NET
5 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (73.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 14 (73.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (68.42%) .NET Framework
7 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (63.16%) SQL
7 12 (63.16%) T-SQL
7 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (63.16%) Relational Database
7 12 (63.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (26.32%) HTML5
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.53%) UML
9 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
9 2 (10.53%) Java
9 2 (10.53%) J2EE

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (63.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Electronics
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) HTML
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 16 (84.21%) CSS
3 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (78.95%) jQuery
5 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 14 (73.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (73.68%) Web Services
5 14 (73.68%) ADO.NET
6 13 (68.42%) .NET Framework
7 5 (26.32%) HTML5
8 2 (10.53%) WPF
8 2 (10.53%) J2EE
9 1 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (5.26%) AppFabric
9 1 (5.26%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) MVC
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) UML
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Content Management
4 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
3 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 12 (63.16%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Lagan
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago