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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 11 0 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.07% - 9.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% - 19.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 19
Average salary £35,000 - £37,500
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
77 82 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 28.52% 32.67% 51.28%
Number of salaries quoted 69 71 87
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £32,200
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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Chester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
2 11 (84.62%) MVC
3 10 (76.92%) jQuery
3 10 (76.92%) CSS
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
5 8 (61.54%) ADO.NET
5 8 (61.54%) Web Services
5 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (61.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
7 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (46.15%) SQL
7 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
7 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
7 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (30.77%) HTML5
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 3 (23.08%) WPF
10 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 2 (15.38%) Retail
10 2 (15.38%) Electronics

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
3 10 (76.92%) CSS
3 10 (76.92%) jQuery
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 8 (61.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (61.54%) Web Services
4 8 (61.54%) ADO.NET
5 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
6 4 (30.77%) HTML5
7 3 (23.08%) WPF
8 2 (15.38%) J2EE
9 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (7.69%) AppFabric
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
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