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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 19 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 4.39% 7.26% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 12.86% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
60 70 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 52.63% 56.45% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 58 61 30
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Durham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Durham region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram 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 1 May 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
Stockton-on-Tees - 2 £50,000 -
WCF
North East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
3 4 (44.44%) WPF
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) Modbus
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) WatiN
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) WinForms
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) WatiN
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) WPF
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
1 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com