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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 26 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 8 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 4.49% 2.14% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.55% 6.96% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 1
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
55 115 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 30.90% 30.75% 35.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 83 45
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 10 (76.92%) VB
4 9 (69.23%) MVC
4 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (69.23%) TDD
4 9 (69.23%) Mobile App
5 8 (61.54%) VB.NET
6 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
6 7 (53.85%) Games
6 7 (53.85%) Node.js
6 7 (53.85%) Ninject
6 7 (53.85%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (53.85%) Web Application Development
6 7 (53.85%) Google
6 7 (53.85%) Android
6 7 (53.85%) iPhone
6 7 (53.85%) Domain-Driven Design
6 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (53.85%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (30.77%) XML
7 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
8 3 (23.08%) Web Services
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle
8 3 (23.08%) VB6
9 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (53.85%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (53.85%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Ninject
2 7 (53.85%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (30.77%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Mobile App
2 7 (53.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) TDD
1 9 (69.23%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Domain-Driven Design
2 7 (53.85%) Dependency Injection
2 7 (53.85%) Web Application Development
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) SEO
4 2 (15.38%) Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) VB
3 8 (61.54%) VB.NET
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) VB6
6 2 (15.38%) X++
6 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Google
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
Halifax, Yorkshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Anticusit
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Anticusit
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago