The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 31 44 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 32 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.39% 3.71% 5.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.85% 7.69% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 19
Average salary £32,500 £35,385 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.15% +36.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,100 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
270 234 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 53.89% 48.25% 52.37%
Number of salaries quoted 262 216 208
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +12 14 £33,250 -5.00% 2
Preston -4 12 £33,500 -2.89% 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

1 101 (100.00%) .NET
2 99 (98.02%) C#
3 77 (76.24%) ASP.NET
4 69 (68.32%) CSS
5 68 (67.33%) HTML
6 61 (60.40%) SQL Server
6 61 (60.40%) jQuery
7 54 (53.47%) SQL
8 44 (43.56%) MVC
8 44 (43.56%) .NET Framework
9 43 (42.57%) XML
10 40 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (38.61%) JavaScript
12 37 (36.63%) SOAP
13 33 (32.67%) Web Services
13 33 (32.67%) Microsoft
13 33 (32.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 32 (31.68%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (28.71%) WPF
16 27 (26.73%) Web Development
16 27 (26.73%) VB.NET
17 23 (22.77%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (20.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 20 (19.80%) XSLT
20 19 (18.81%) ADO.NET
20 19 (18.81%) T-SQL
20 19 (18.81%) Web Application Development
20 19 (18.81%) LINQ
21 18 (17.82%) Multithreading
21 18 (17.82%) Parallel Computing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 17 (16.83%) CMS
1 17 (16.83%) Umbraco
2 7 (6.93%) ColdFusion
3 4 (3.96%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (60.40%) SQL Server
2 33 (32.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (22.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (12.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (12.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (11.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.93%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (2.97%) NUnit
3 3 (2.97%) MSTest
3 3 (2.97%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (2.97%) Moq
4 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (16.83%) Retail
2 6 (5.94%) Finance
3 4 (3.96%) Games
4 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 99 (98.02%) Developer
2 50 (49.50%) .NET Developer
3 30 (29.70%) C# Developer
4 24 (23.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (22.77%) Software Developer
6 22 (21.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (19.80%) ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (17.82%) Web Developer
9 13 (12.87%) VB.NET Developer
10 12 (11.88%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (10.89%) Senior Developer
11 11 (10.89%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (9.90%) Senior C# Developer
13 7 (6.93%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (5.94%) SQL Developer
15 3 (2.97%) Senior Software Developer
15 3 (2.97%) WPF Developer
15 3 (2.97%) .NET Software Developer
15 3 (2.97%) C# Software Developer
16 2 (1.98%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (100.00%) .NET
2 77 (76.24%) ASP.NET
3 69 (68.32%) CSS
4 68 (67.33%) HTML
5 61 (60.40%) jQuery
6 44 (43.56%) .NET Framework
7 43 (42.57%) XML
8 37 (36.63%) SOAP
9 33 (32.67%) Web Services
10 32 (31.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (28.71%) WPF
12 21 (20.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 20 (19.80%) XSLT
14 19 (18.81%) ADO.NET
14 19 (18.81%) LINQ
15 18 (17.82%) XSL
16 17 (16.83%) XHTML
16 17 (16.83%) CSS3
17 12 (11.88%) REST
18 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.82%) Mobile App
1 18 (17.82%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.97%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.56%) MVC
2 40 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (26.73%) Web Development
4 19 (18.81%) Web Application Development
5 18 (17.82%) Parallel Computing
5 18 (17.82%) Multithreading
6 17 (16.83%) Load Testing
6 17 (16.83%) Mentoring
7 12 (11.88%) Scrum
8 10 (9.90%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.92%) TDD
9 8 (7.92%) Software Engineering
10 7 (6.93%) MVVM
11 5 (4.95%) OO
12 4 (3.96%) UML
12 4 (3.96%) Asset Management
12 4 (3.96%) BDD
12 4 (3.96%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (3.96%) CQRS
13 3 (2.97%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 99 (98.02%) C#
2 54 (53.47%) SQL
3 39 (38.61%) JavaScript
4 27 (26.73%) VB.NET
5 19 (18.81%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.93%) XAML
7 2 (1.98%) VB6
7 2 (1.98%) VB
8 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 33 (32.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.93%) Oracle
3 1 (0.99%) Adobe
3 1 (0.99%) Open Text
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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