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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 31 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 9 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.96% 1.91% 3.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.39% 4.60% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 4
Average salary £35,000 £46,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% +18.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
79 87 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 34.80% 41.63% 32.82%
Number of salaries quoted 67 82 40
Average salary £31,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £31,350 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 28 July 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Halifax

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) VB
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
3 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
4 9 (52.94%) Google
4 9 (52.94%) WPF
4 9 (52.94%) Android
4 9 (52.94%) iPhone
4 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (52.94%) Oracle
4 9 (52.94%) MVC
4 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
5 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
5 8 (47.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (47.06%) Web Services
5 8 (47.06%) XML
5 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (41.18%) Domain-Driven Design
6 7 (41.18%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (41.18%) Web Application Development
6 7 (41.18%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (41.18%) TDD
6 7 (41.18%) SQL
6 7 (41.18%) VB.NET
6 7 (41.18%) Games
6 7 (41.18%) Project Management
6 7 (41.18%) Node.js
6 7 (41.18%) Ninject

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 7 (41.18%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
1 8 (47.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Software Developer
3 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Graduate
4 2 (11.76%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) WPF
2 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 8 (47.06%) Web Services
3 8 (47.06%) XML
4 7 (41.18%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (41.18%) Ninject
5 2 (11.76%) Cocoa
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.76%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.88%) LINQ
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) iPhone
2 7 (41.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) Domain-Driven Design
3 7 (41.18%) Web Application Development
3 7 (41.18%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (88.24%) VB
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Google
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Apple
Halifax
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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