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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 29 36 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 12 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.71% 1.72% 11.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.90% 4.65% 21.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 24
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
71 86 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 27.84% 37.07% 53.88%
Number of salaries quoted 63 79 98
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £48,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
2 13 (86.67%) MVC
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (80.00%) jQuery
3 12 (80.00%) CSS
4 11 (73.33%) Web Services
4 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (73.33%) ADO.NET
4 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 11 (73.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
6 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (60.00%) SQL
6 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
6 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
6 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) HTML5
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) UML
8 2 (13.33%) Java
8 2 (13.33%) J2EE
8 2 (13.33%) Retail

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
1 2 (13.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (80.00%) jQuery
3 12 (80.00%) CSS
4 11 (73.33%) Web Services
4 11 (73.33%) ADO.NET
4 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 11 (73.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
7 2 (13.33%) J2EE
7 2 (13.33%) WPF
8 1 (6.67%) AppFabric
8 1 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) MVC
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago