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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 28 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.26% 0.77% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 1.65% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £38,750 £43,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.88% +32.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £39,400 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £46,600 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
60 121 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 33.90% 46.54% 47.63%
Number of salaries quoted 43 110 92
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 May 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Chester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (80.00%) LINQ
3 8 (80.00%) Web Application Development
3 8 (80.00%) BDD
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) TDD
4 7 (70.00%) NUnit
4 7 (70.00%) Games
4 7 (70.00%) Scrum
4 7 (70.00%) NHibernate
4 7 (70.00%) Kanban
4 7 (70.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (70.00%) Moq
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) OOD
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) XAML
6 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) Tandem

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (10.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) NUnit
1 7 (70.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (70.00%) Moq
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (70.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (80.00%) LINQ
4 7 (70.00%) NHibernate
5 2 (20.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (10.00%) PhoneGap
6 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Tandem
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) BDD
2 8 (80.00%) Web Application Development
3 7 (70.00%) Kanban
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (10.00%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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