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 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 6 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 39 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 26.00% 3.93% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 59.09% 11.25% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 38 9 3
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 £36,750 £18,600 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £47,000
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
66 80 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 44.00% 34.93% 41.36%
Number of salaries quoted 64 67 76
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Halifax

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 58 (79.45%) C#
1 58 (79.45%) .NET
2 52 (71.23%) SQL Server
3 46 (63.01%) Web Services
4 45 (61.64%) ASP.NET
4 45 (61.64%) SOAP
5 43 (58.90%) Finance
6 40 (54.79%) MVC
6 40 (54.79%) WinForms
7 39 (53.42%) HTML
8 37 (50.68%) jQuery
9 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (45.21%) Windows
11 32 (43.84%) SQL
11 32 (43.84%) T-SQL
12 29 (39.73%) Visual Studio
12 29 (39.73%) Software Engineering
13 28 (38.36%) SDLC
14 20 (27.40%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (27.40%) IIS
15 19 (26.03%) WPF
15 19 (26.03%) Waterfall
16 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
17 15 (20.55%) TDD
18 14 (19.18%) XML
18 14 (19.18%) SolarWinds
19 13 (17.81%) AppDynamics
20 12 (16.44%) ITIL
21 11 (15.07%) SoapUI

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 20 (27.40%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) LDAP
2 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (71.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (39.73%) Visual Studio
2 20 (27.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (15.07%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.48%) NuGet
General
1 43 (58.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (69.86%) Developer
2 47 (64.38%) .NET Developer
3 41 (56.16%) C# .NET Developer
3 41 (56.16%) C# Developer
4 40 (54.79%) Senior .NET Developer
4 40 (54.79%) Senior Developer
5 34 (46.58%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 34 (46.58%) Senior C# Developer
6 25 (34.25%) Software Developer
7 22 (30.14%) .NET Software Developer
7 22 (30.14%) C# Software Developer
8 19 (26.03%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 19 (26.03%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 19 (26.03%) Senior Software Developer
9 13 (17.81%) C# WCF Developer
9 13 (17.81%) WCF Developer
10 10 (13.70%) Analyst
10 10 (13.70%) Monitoring Analyst
11 8 (10.96%) Senior SQL Developer
11 8 (10.96%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (79.45%) .NET
2 46 (63.01%) Web Services
3 45 (61.64%) ASP.NET
3 45 (61.64%) SOAP
4 40 (54.79%) WinForms
5 39 (53.42%) HTML
6 37 (50.68%) jQuery
7 19 (26.03%) WPF
8 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (19.18%) XML
10 11 (15.07%) .NET Framework
11 6 (8.22%) CSS
12 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
13 3 (4.11%) Ajax
13 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 3 (4.11%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (4.11%) Node.js
14 2 (2.74%) HTML5
14 2 (2.74%) JSON
14 2 (2.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (45.21%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.79%) MVC
2 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (39.73%) Software Engineering
4 28 (38.36%) SDLC
5 19 (26.03%) Waterfall
6 15 (20.55%) TDD
7 12 (16.44%) ITIL
8 9 (12.33%) SOLID
9 6 (8.22%) Business Development
9 6 (8.22%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.85%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (5.48%) Scrum
12 3 (4.11%) OO
12 3 (4.11%) Secure Coding
12 3 (4.11%) Software Delivery
13 2 (2.74%) Multithreading
13 2 (2.74%) Network Monitoring
13 2 (2.74%) SOA
13 2 (2.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (79.45%) C#
2 32 (43.84%) SQL
2 32 (43.84%) T-SQL
3 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.37%) Java
4 1 (1.37%) Perl
4 1 (1.37%) Python
4 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) CCNA
1 7 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (9.59%) MCP
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) OpenView
2 9 (12.33%) Nagios
3 5 (6.85%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (4.11%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.18%) SolarWinds
3 13 (17.81%) AppDynamics
4 5 (6.85%) VMware
5 3 (4.11%) CA
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco
6 1 (1.37%) F5
6 1 (1.37%) Facebook
6 1 (1.37%) HP
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago