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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 37 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 20 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.42% 2.54% 4.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.99% 7.26% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 21
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £32,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

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
182 124 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.27% 34.93% 49.90%
Number of salaries quoted 167 94 226
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Preston -3 9 £38,750 +17.42%
Burnley -6 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Blackpool - 2 £37,000 - 1
Lancaster - 2 £32,000 -
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (97.67%) C#
3 32 (74.42%) ASP.NET
4 31 (72.09%) SQL Server
5 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (60.47%) MVC
7 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
8 23 (53.49%) HTML
8 23 (53.49%) CSS
8 23 (53.49%) .NET Framework
8 23 (53.49%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (51.16%) Web Services
10 19 (44.19%) SOAP
11 18 (41.86%) SQL
11 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
11 18 (41.86%) RESTful
12 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (37.21%) Windows
13 14 (32.56%) jQuery
13 14 (32.56%) Web Application Development
14 13 (30.23%) Entity Framework
15 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
16 11 (25.58%) Web Development
16 11 (25.58%) NoSQL
16 11 (25.58%) Advertising
17 10 (23.26%) Finance
17 10 (23.26%) TDD
17 10 (23.26%) Ruby
17 10 (23.26%) Ajax
17 10 (23.26%) BDD

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 4 (9.30%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (72.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.58%) NoSQL
3 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (18.60%) RDBMS
4 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
5 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.33%) Redis
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.98%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (4.65%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (25.58%) Advertising
2 10 (23.26%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Developer
2 28 (65.12%) .NET Developer
3 16 (37.21%) C# Developer
4 14 (32.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (18.60%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 8 (18.60%) .NET Programmer
5 8 (18.60%) Analyst
5 8 (18.60%) Analyst Programmer
5 8 (18.60%) C# Programmer
5 8 (18.60%) Programmer
5 8 (18.60%) VB Analyst Programmer
5 8 (18.60%) VB Programmer
5 8 (18.60%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
5 8 (18.60%) VB6 Programmer
6 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (74.42%) ASP.NET
3 23 (53.49%) .NET Framework
3 23 (53.49%) ASP.NET Web API
3 23 (53.49%) CSS
3 23 (53.49%) HTML
4 22 (51.16%) Web Services
5 19 (44.19%) SOAP
6 18 (41.86%) RESTful
7 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (32.56%) jQuery
9 13 (30.23%) Entity Framework
10 10 (23.26%) Ajax
10 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 10 (23.26%) Node.js
11 8 (18.60%) XML
12 7 (16.28%) Code First Entity Framework
13 6 (13.95%) WPF
14 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (11.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) AS400
1 8 (18.60%) iSeries
1 8 (18.60%) Mainframe
2 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (11.63%) iPad
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) MVC
3 14 (32.56%) Web Application Development
4 11 (25.58%) Web Development
5 10 (23.26%) BDD
5 10 (23.26%) TDD
6 9 (20.93%) SDLC
6 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (16.28%) OOP
8 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
9 5 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (9.30%) MVVM
10 4 (9.30%) OO
11 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (6.98%) Multithreading
11 3 (6.98%) Parallel Computing
11 3 (6.98%) Scrum
11 3 (6.98%) Software Architecture
12 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) C#
2 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
3 18 (41.86%) SQL
4 10 (23.26%) Ruby
5 9 (20.93%) VB
5 9 (20.93%) VB6
6 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.65%) ActionScript
7 2 (4.65%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Facebook
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.33%) TOWER Software
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