The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 28 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 36 53 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.74% 10.73% 7.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.93% 22.08% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 35 52 34
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,850 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
226 240 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 48.60% 48.58% 50.70%
Number of salaries quoted 188 232 234
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £38,550 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
North West

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram 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 24 July 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
Preston -3 12 £30,500 -12.85% 1
Skelmersdale - 4 £37,500 - 1
Blackpool - 4 £44,000 - 1
Blackburn +2 2 £52,500 +110.00% 1
Ormskirk -2 2 £31,500 -16.00%
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 66 (100.00%) .NET
2 61 (92.42%) C#
3 52 (78.79%) ASP.NET
4 42 (63.64%) SQL Server
5 39 (59.09%) HTML
6 38 (57.58%) CSS
7 35 (53.03%) SQL
8 34 (51.52%) MVC
8 34 (51.52%) jQuery
9 28 (42.42%) .NET Framework
10 23 (34.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 23 (34.85%) VB.NET
11 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (30.30%) LINQ
13 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
14 18 (27.27%) SOAP
14 18 (27.27%) Web Services
14 18 (27.27%) Web Application Development
15 17 (25.76%) Scrum
16 16 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (24.24%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (24.24%) WPF
17 15 (22.73%) REST
18 14 (21.21%) Oracle
18 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
19 13 (19.70%) WinForms
20 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
20 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 10 (15.15%) Silverlight

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 6 (9.09%) ColdFusion
2 4 (6.06%) CMS
2 4 (6.06%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 16 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (24.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) NUnit
1 8 (12.12%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (12.12%) Moq
2 7 (10.61%) MSTest
3 6 (9.09%) PowerBuilder
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (6.06%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.12%) Retail
2 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (96.97%) Developer
2 35 (53.03%) C# Developer
3 32 (48.48%) .NET Developer
4 21 (31.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 21 (31.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (30.30%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (22.73%) VB.NET Developer
7 14 (21.21%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (16.67%) Software Developer
9 9 (13.64%) Web Developer
10 7 (10.61%) Senior Developer
11 6 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (7.58%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
14 3 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
15 2 (3.03%) Senior Software Developer
15 2 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
15 2 (3.03%) Senior Web Developer
16 1 (1.52%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (78.79%) ASP.NET
3 39 (59.09%) HTML
4 38 (57.58%) CSS
5 34 (51.52%) jQuery
6 28 (42.42%) .NET Framework
7 23 (34.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (30.30%) LINQ
10 18 (27.27%) SOAP
10 18 (27.27%) Web Services
11 16 (24.24%) WPF
12 15 (22.73%) REST
13 13 (19.70%) WinForms
14 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (15.15%) Silverlight
15 10 (15.15%) XML
16 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 7 (10.61%) Castle Windsor
17 7 (10.61%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.55%) Tandem
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Social Media
5 1 (1.52%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (51.52%) MVC
2 18 (27.27%) Web Application Development
3 17 (25.76%) Scrum
4 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.64%) TDD
6 8 (12.12%) Kanban
6 8 (12.12%) Web Development
7 7 (10.61%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (10.61%) MVVM
7 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.06%) Migration
9 4 (6.06%) Multithreading
9 4 (6.06%) Load Testing
9 4 (6.06%) Parallel Computing
10 2 (3.03%) CRM
10 2 (3.03%) BDD
11 1 (1.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 61 (92.42%) C#
2 35 (53.03%) SQL
3 23 (34.85%) VB.NET
4 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.61%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.58%) XAML
7 3 (4.55%) VB
8 2 (3.03%) C
8 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) Open Text
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago