The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 30 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 35 38 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.80% 6.44% 5.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.20% 13.62% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 29 36 21
Median salary £40,000 £33,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
WCF
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
216 279 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 48.11% 47.29% 42.48%
Number of salaries quoted 172 237 160
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

WCF
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Lancashire region.

WCF Salary Trend in Lancashire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Lancashire

WCF
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancaster - 4 - -
Skelmersdale - 4 £32,500 -
Blackburn +14 3 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Lytham St Annes +1 3 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Blackpool -2 2 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Preston -5 2 - -
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 50 (100.00%) C#
2 46 (92.00%) .NET
2 46 (92.00%) MVC
3 40 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 40 (80.00%) CSS
4 39 (78.00%) JavaScript
5 38 (76.00%) Microsoft
6 36 (72.00%) SQL Server
6 36 (72.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (70.00%) .NET Framework
8 34 (68.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 30 (60.00%) Web Development
10 28 (56.00%) SDLC
11 25 (50.00%) jQuery
11 25 (50.00%) Web Services
12 24 (48.00%) Finance
13 22 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 22 (44.00%) Unit Testing
14 18 (36.00%) Mentoring
15 16 (32.00%) Coaching
15 16 (32.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (32.00%) HTML
16 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 14 (28.00%) SQL
17 14 (28.00%) Visual Studio
18 13 (26.00%) Windows
18 13 (26.00%) OO
19 12 (24.00%) SOAP
20 11 (22.00%) Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (4.00%) CMS
1 2 (4.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (18.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (12.00%) MongoDB
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) Moq
4 1 (2.00%) MSTest
4 1 (2.00%) NUnit
4 1 (2.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 24 (48.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Advertising
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (100.00%) Developer
2 43 (86.00%) .NET Developer
3 42 (84.00%) C# Developer
4 36 (72.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (56.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 28 (56.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (44.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 22 (44.00%) Web Developer
7 19 (38.00%) C# Web Developer
8 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
9 5 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (8.00%) .NET Programmer
10 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
10 4 (8.00%) C# Programmer
10 4 (8.00%) C# WCF Developer
10 4 (8.00%) Programmer
10 4 (8.00%) WCF Developer
11 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (92.00%) .NET
2 40 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 40 (80.00%) CSS
3 36 (72.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (70.00%) .NET Framework
5 34 (68.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (50.00%) jQuery
6 25 (50.00%) Web Services
7 16 (32.00%) HTML
7 16 (32.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 12 (24.00%) SOAP
10 11 (22.00%) Entity Framework
11 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 7 (14.00%) REST
13 5 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
13 5 (10.00%) XML
14 4 (8.00%) Silverlight
14 4 (8.00%) WinForms
14 4 (8.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) iPad
2 3 (6.00%) Social Network
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (92.00%) MVC
2 30 (60.00%) Web Development
3 28 (56.00%) SDLC
4 22 (44.00%) Unit Testing
5 18 (36.00%) Mentoring
6 16 (32.00%) Coaching
7 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (26.00%) OO
9 10 (20.00%) OOP
10 8 (16.00%) Web Application Development
11 7 (14.00%) TDD
12 6 (12.00%) BDD
12 6 (12.00%) OOD
13 5 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
14 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (8.00%) Refactoring
14 4 (8.00%) Scrum
15 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
16 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
16 2 (4.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) C#
2 39 (78.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.00%) SQL
4 6 (12.00%) VB
4 6 (12.00%) VB6
5 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 38 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Twitter
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
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Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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