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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 33 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.69% 3.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.49% 8.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
86 47 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 48.31% 37.01% 48.21%
Number of salaries quoted 84 42 70
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 21 August 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (50.00%) VB
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (50.00%) VB6
3 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) Legal
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (16.67%) IIS
5 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) RUP
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (16.67%) ReSharper
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) UML
2 2 (16.67%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (50.00%) VB
3 6 (50.00%) VB6
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle