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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 44 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 12 32 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.72% 7.02% 13.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.56% 15.02% 23.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 63
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -21.25%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
183 213 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.50% 46.71% 59.17%
Number of salaries quoted 152 190 254
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 21 April 2015. 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 - 7 £32,500 - 2
Preston -1 3 £35,000 +14.75% 2
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (95.35%) C#
3 32 (74.42%) Web Services
4 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
5 25 (58.14%) VB.NET
6 22 (51.16%) WPF
7 20 (46.51%) SQL
7 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET
8 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
8 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (39.53%) .NET Framework
10 16 (37.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (25.58%) Asset Management
11 11 (25.58%) MVC
11 11 (25.58%) CSS
12 10 (23.26%) HTML
12 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
12 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (20.93%) jQuery
13 9 (20.93%) SOAP
14 7 (16.28%) XML
14 7 (16.28%) Scrum
14 7 (16.28%) Web Application Development
15 6 (13.95%) TDD
15 6 (13.95%) Ajax
16 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (11.63%) NUnit
16 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
16 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 16 (37.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
1 5 (11.63%) NUnit
1 5 (11.63%) MSTest
1 5 (11.63%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (11.63%) Moq
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (95.35%) Developer
2 36 (83.72%) .NET Developer
3 8 (18.60%) C# Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Developer
5 6 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) WPF Developer
6 4 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.65%) Programmer
8 2 (4.65%) Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (74.42%) Web Services
3 22 (51.16%) WPF
4 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET
5 17 (39.53%) .NET Framework
6 11 (25.58%) CSS
7 10 (23.26%) HTML
7 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (20.93%) jQuery
8 9 (20.93%) SOAP
9 7 (16.28%) XML
10 6 (13.95%) Ajax
11 5 (11.63%) Spring.NET
11 5 (11.63%) Castle Windsor
11 5 (11.63%) Ninject
11 5 (11.63%) Unity DI Container
12 4 (9.30%) Entity Framework
12 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (9.30%) LINQ
13 2 (4.65%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Android
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) MVC
2 11 (25.58%) Asset Management
3 7 (16.28%) Scrum
3 7 (16.28%) Web Application Development
4 6 (13.95%) TDD
5 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.63%) Kanban
5 5 (11.63%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) UML
7 3 (6.98%) OO
8 2 (4.65%) OOD
8 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) Parallel Computing
9 1 (2.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 41 (95.35%) C#
2 25 (58.14%) VB.NET
3 20 (46.51%) SQL
4 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) VB6
5 2 (4.65%) VB
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe
Preston, Lancashire
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Salary: £38K-£47K
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
C&M Travel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago