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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 8 24 42
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 22 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 19.64% 5.17% 2.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 53.66% 19.57% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 8
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £18,600 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £46,500
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
41 46 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 36.61% 26.44% 34.19%
Number of salaries quoted 40 41 93
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £19,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 May 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Halifax

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 43 (64.18%) C#
1 43 (64.18%) .NET
2 41 (61.19%) SQL Server
3 40 (59.70%) Web Services
4 39 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (56.72%) SOAP
6 34 (50.75%) WinForms
6 34 (50.75%) Finance
7 31 (46.27%) SQL
7 31 (46.27%) SDLC
8 29 (43.28%) IIS
9 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
10 25 (37.31%) Windows
11 24 (35.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (34.33%) SolarWinds
12 23 (34.33%) SoapUI
12 23 (34.33%) AppDynamics
12 23 (34.33%) ITIL
12 23 (34.33%) XML
13 22 (32.84%) ASP.NET
14 21 (31.34%) MVC
15 19 (28.36%) HTML
16 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
17 17 (25.37%) T-SQL
17 17 (25.37%) jQuery
18 16 (23.88%) Capacity Planning
18 16 (23.88%) Business Development
19 15 (22.39%) PowerShell
20 14 (20.90%) Waterfall
20 14 (20.90%) CCNA

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 29 (43.28%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (61.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (35.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (34.33%) SoapUI
3 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.97%) NuGet
5 1 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 34 (50.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Developer
2 23 (34.33%) .NET Developer
3 20 (29.85%) C# .NET Developer
3 20 (29.85%) C# Developer
3 20 (29.85%) Senior Developer
4 19 (28.36%) Senior .NET Developer
5 16 (23.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 16 (23.88%) Senior C# Developer
6 15 (22.39%) .NET Software Developer
6 15 (22.39%) C# Software Developer
6 15 (22.39%) Software Developer
7 14 (20.90%) Analyst
7 14 (20.90%) Automation Analyst
7 14 (20.90%) Monitoring Analyst
8 12 (17.91%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 12 (17.91%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 12 (17.91%) Senior Software Developer
9 11 (16.42%) C# WCF Developer
9 11 (16.42%) SQL Developer
9 11 (16.42%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (64.18%) .NET
2 40 (59.70%) Web Services
3 38 (56.72%) SOAP
4 34 (50.75%) WinForms
5 23 (34.33%) XML
6 22 (32.84%) ASP.NET
7 19 (28.36%) HTML
8 17 (25.37%) jQuery
9 12 (17.91%) WPF
10 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (5.97%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.97%) CSS
12 3 (4.48%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
13 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (2.99%) CSS3
13 2 (2.99%) HTML5
13 2 (2.99%) RESTful
14 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 1 (1.49%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) Windows
2 9 (13.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (46.27%) SDLC
3 23 (34.33%) ITIL
4 21 (31.34%) MVC
5 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
6 16 (23.88%) Business Development
6 16 (23.88%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (20.90%) Waterfall
8 9 (13.43%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (10.45%) TDD
10 4 (5.97%) SOLID
11 3 (4.48%) Web Development
12 2 (2.99%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.99%) Multithreading
12 2 (2.99%) RUP
12 2 (2.99%) SOA
12 2 (2.99%) UML
13 1 (1.49%) High Availability
13 1 (1.49%) Software Delivery
13 1 (1.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (64.18%) C#
2 31 (46.27%) SQL
3 17 (25.37%) T-SQL
4 15 (22.39%) PowerShell
5 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) CCNA
1 14 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (20.90%) MCP
2 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (20.90%) Nagios
1 14 (20.90%) OpenView
2 9 (13.43%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.33%) AppDynamics
2 23 (34.33%) SolarWinds
3 9 (13.43%) VMware
4 1 (1.49%) Facebook
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