The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 20 28 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 4 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 3.51% 1.54% 16.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.90% 3.45% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 7
Average salary - £28,250 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.23%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
WCF
North East

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 Durham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 58 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 27.19% 44.62% 68.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20 54 30
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

WCF
Salary Trend in Durham

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

WCF Salary Trend in Durham

WCF
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Durham region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Billingham - 4 - -
WCF
North East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
3 8 (66.67%) MVC
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) HTML
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (58.33%) HTML5
4 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (58.33%) Open Source
4 7 (58.33%) CSS3
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 7 (58.33%) Web Application Development
4 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 7 (58.33%) Blog
4 7 (58.33%) jQuery
4 7 (58.33%) Progressive Enhancement
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (58.33%) Graceful Degradation
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (58.33%) MCP
4 7 (58.33%) MCSD
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) MCSE
4 7 (58.33%) Scrum

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (33.33%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Head of Technology
3 3 (25.00%) Head of Development
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (58.33%) HTML5
3 7 (58.33%) CSS3
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 7 (58.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) WPF
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Blog
1 7 (58.33%) Open Source
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Data Management
2 7 (58.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (58.33%) Progressive Enhancement
2 7 (58.33%) Web Application Development
2 7 (58.33%) Graceful Degradation
3 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Business Development
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) MCP
1 7 (58.33%) MCSD
1 7 (58.33%) MCSE
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (58.33%) MCTS
1 7 (58.33%) MCITP
1 7 (58.33%) MCPD
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft