The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 10 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 42 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 24.00% 4.12% 2.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 58.33% 11.67% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 41 7 4
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
72 60 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 41.14% 35.29% 49.71%
Number of salaries quoted 68 45 85
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of job ads across the Halifax region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Halifax

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for WCF.

1 59 (90.77%) C#
1 59 (90.77%) .NET
2 53 (81.54%) SQL Server
3 49 (75.38%) ASP.NET
4 44 (67.69%) Finance
4 44 (67.69%) Web Services
5 43 (66.15%) HTML
5 43 (66.15%) SOAP
5 43 (66.15%) MVC
6 41 (63.08%) WinForms
6 41 (63.08%) jQuery
7 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (56.92%) T-SQL
8 36 (55.38%) Visual Studio
9 33 (50.77%) SQL
10 31 (47.69%) Windows
10 31 (47.69%) Software Engineering
11 26 (40.00%) SDLC
12 21 (32.31%) WPF
12 21 (32.31%) Waterfall
13 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (29.23%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (21.54%) .NET Framework
14 14 (21.54%) TDD
15 13 (20.00%) PCI DSS
16 12 (18.46%) IIS
17 11 (16.92%) XML
18 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
18 9 (13.85%) SOLID
19 8 (12.31%) Scrum

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (18.46%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) LDAP
2 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (81.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (55.38%) Visual Studio
2 19 (29.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.15%) NuGet
4 3 (4.62%) SoapUI
General
1 44 (67.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (84.62%) Developer
2 52 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 46 (70.77%) C# .NET Developer
3 46 (70.77%) C# Developer
4 45 (69.23%) Senior .NET Developer
4 45 (69.23%) Senior Developer
5 39 (60.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 39 (60.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 27 (41.54%) Software Developer
7 24 (36.92%) .NET Software Developer
7 24 (36.92%) C# Software Developer
8 21 (32.31%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 21 (32.31%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 21 (32.31%) Senior Software Developer
9 12 (18.46%) C# WCF Developer
9 12 (18.46%) WCF Developer
10 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (10.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (9.23%) Analyst
11 6 (9.23%) Monitoring Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (90.77%) .NET
2 49 (75.38%) ASP.NET
3 44 (67.69%) Web Services
4 43 (66.15%) HTML
4 43 (66.15%) SOAP
5 41 (63.08%) jQuery
5 41 (63.08%) WinForms
6 21 (32.31%) WPF
7 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (21.54%) .NET Framework
9 11 (16.92%) XML
10 5 (7.69%) CSS
11 3 (4.62%) Ajax
11 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 3 (4.62%) JSON
11 3 (4.62%) Node.js
12 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (3.08%) CSS3
12 2 (3.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (47.69%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (66.15%) MVC
2 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (47.69%) Software Engineering
4 26 (40.00%) SDLC
5 21 (32.31%) Waterfall
6 14 (21.54%) TDD
7 9 (13.85%) SOLID
8 8 (12.31%) Scrum
9 6 (9.23%) Secure Coding
9 6 (9.23%) Software Delivery
10 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.15%) ITIL
12 3 (4.62%) OO
13 2 (3.08%) Business Development
13 2 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
13 2 (3.08%) Multithreading
13 2 (3.08%) Network Monitoring
13 2 (3.08%) UML
14 1 (1.54%) Domain-Driven Design
14 1 (1.54%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (90.77%) C#
2 37 (56.92%) T-SQL
3 33 (50.77%) SQL
4 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.54%) Java
6 1 (1.54%) Perl
6 1 (1.54%) Python
6 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) CCNA
1 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (4.62%) MCP
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (9.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) OpenView
2 5 (7.69%) Nagios
3 3 (4.62%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) SolarWinds
3 5 (7.69%) AppDynamics
4 3 (4.62%) CA
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco
5 1 (1.54%) F5
5 1 (1.54%) Facebook
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) VMware
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