The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 9 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 37 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 20.79% 1.56% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 56.06% 5.08% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 37 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
WCF
West Yorkshire

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 Halifax region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
66 59 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 37.08% 30.73% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 61 41 44
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £54,800 £40,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

WCF
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

WCF Salary Trend in Halifax

WCF
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Halifax

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 28 (63.64%) Web Services
2 27 (61.36%) C#
2 27 (61.36%) .NET
2 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (59.09%) SOAP
4 23 (52.27%) WinForms
4 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
4 23 (52.27%) SQL
5 21 (47.73%) Finance
6 18 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (36.36%) SolarWinds
7 16 (36.36%) SoapUI
7 16 (36.36%) AppDynamics
7 16 (36.36%) IIS
7 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 16 (36.36%) ITIL
8 15 (34.09%) Windows
8 15 (34.09%) SDLC
9 12 (27.27%) XML
10 11 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 11 (25.00%) MVC
10 11 (25.00%) Business Development
10 11 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (22.73%) Waterfall
11 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
11 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
12 9 (20.45%) MCP
12 9 (20.45%) Nagios
12 9 (20.45%) CCNA
12 9 (20.45%) OpenView

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 16 (36.36%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (36.36%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 21 (47.73%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Back Office
3 3 (6.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Automation Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Monitoring Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 8 (18.18%) .NET Development Manager
3 8 (18.18%) Development Manager
3 8 (18.18%) Software Development Manager
3 8 (18.18%) Software Manager
3 8 (18.18%) Web Manager
4 7 (15.91%) Monitoring Specialist
4 7 (15.91%) Network Monitoring Specialist
4 7 (15.91%) Network Specialist
4 7 (15.91%) Performance Specialist
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) C# Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (11.36%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (63.64%) Web Services
2 27 (61.36%) .NET
3 26 (59.09%) SOAP
4 23 (52.27%) WinForms
5 12 (27.27%) XML
6 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
7 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (15.91%) HTML
7 7 (15.91%) jQuery
8 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
8 5 (11.36%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (6.82%) Ninject
9 3 (6.82%) WPF
10 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.27%) CSS
10 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
10 1 (2.27%) XSD
10 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (6.82%) iPhone
1 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) ITIL
3 15 (34.09%) SDLC
4 11 (25.00%) Business Development
4 11 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (25.00%) MVC
5 10 (22.73%) Waterfall
6 7 (15.91%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (15.91%) RUP
6 7 (15.91%) UML
7 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
8 5 (11.36%) High Availability
9 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.09%) TDD
10 3 (6.82%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (6.82%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (6.82%) SOA
10 3 (6.82%) Web Application Development
11 1 (2.27%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) C#
2 23 (52.27%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.82%) VB
5 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) CCNA
1 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (20.45%) MCP
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Nagios
1 9 (20.45%) OpenView
2 7 (15.91%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) AppDynamics
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 16 (36.36%) SolarWinds
2 7 (15.91%) VMware
3 3 (6.82%) Google
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