The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crewe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 14 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 10.64% 6.21% 3.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.78% 13.10% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 5
Average salary £41,750 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £32,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
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 Crewe region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Crewe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
36 84 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 38.30% 47.46% 43.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22 71 58
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Crewe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

WCF
Salary Trend in Crewe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Crewe region.

WCF Salary Trend in Crewe

WCF
Salary Histogram in Crewe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Crewe region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Crewe

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Crewe 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 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (59.38%) LINQ
4 17 (53.13%) .NET Framework
4 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
5 16 (50.00%) MVC
6 15 (46.88%) SOA
7 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
7 13 (40.63%) SQL
8 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
8 10 (31.25%) Web Services
8 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
8 10 (31.25%) OO
8 10 (31.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (28.13%) SOAP
9 9 (28.13%) Windows
9 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
9 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (28.13%) WPF
10 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 8 (25.00%) VB.NET
10 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (25.00%) SaaS
10 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
11 7 (21.88%) Customer Engagement
11 7 (21.88%) MVVM

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Crewe 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 3 (9.38%) IIS
1 3 (9.38%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (12.50%) DTS
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (21.88%) Financial Institution
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
1 7 (21.88%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 20 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (59.38%) LINQ
3 17 (53.13%) .NET Framework
4 10 (31.25%) Web Services
4 10 (31.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 9 (28.13%) SOAP
5 9 (28.13%) WPF
6 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (21.88%) .NET Remoting
8 6 (18.75%) REST
8 6 (18.75%) jQuery
9 5 (15.63%) HTML
9 5 (15.63%) XML
9 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
10 4 (12.50%) CSS
10 4 (12.50%) WinForms
11 3 (9.38%) RESTful
11 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (9.38%) XSD
11 3 (9.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) MVC
3 15 (46.88%) SOA
4 10 (31.25%) OO
5 8 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 8 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (21.88%) MVVM
6 7 (21.88%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.50%) TDD
7 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Validation
9 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.13%) Scrum
10 1 (3.13%) Web Design
10 1 (3.13%) Logistics
10 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 7 (21.88%) VB
7 3 (9.38%) Java
7 3 (9.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft