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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 30 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 27 46 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.51% 8.21% 7.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.85% 16.67% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25 42 35
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
195 276 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 46.99% 49.29% 49.67%
Number of salaries quoted 164 240 189
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £46,150
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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Blackburn +11 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Lytham St Annes +1 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Skelmersdale - 3 £32,500 -
Preston -1 2 - -
Blackpool -4 2 £40,000 +23.07% 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 52 (100.00%) C#
2 48 (92.31%) .NET
2 48 (92.31%) MVC
3 43 (82.69%) CSS
4 42 (80.77%) JavaScript
4 42 (80.77%) ASP.NET
5 40 (76.92%) Microsoft
6 38 (73.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (73.08%) SQL Server
6 38 (73.08%) .NET Framework
7 37 (71.15%) ASP.NET Web API
8 33 (63.46%) Web Development
9 31 (59.62%) SDLC
10 28 (53.85%) Web Services
11 27 (51.92%) Finance
12 26 (50.00%) jQuery
13 25 (48.08%) Unit Testing
13 25 (48.08%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (38.46%) Mentoring
15 18 (34.62%) Coaching
16 17 (32.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 16 (30.77%) HTML
18 15 (28.85%) SQL
18 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (26.92%) Visual Studio
19 14 (26.92%) OO
20 13 (25.00%) Windows
21 12 (23.08%) SOAP
22 11 (21.15%) 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 (3.85%) CMS
1 2 (3.85%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (73.08%) SQL Server
2 25 (48.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (19.23%) NoSQL
4 7 (13.46%) MongoDB
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.85%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (51.92%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Advertising
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (100.00%) Developer
2 45 (86.54%) .NET Developer
2 45 (86.54%) C# Developer
3 39 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET Developer
4 31 (59.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 25 (48.08%) .NET Web Developer
5 25 (48.08%) Web Developer
6 22 (42.31%) C# Web Developer
7 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Software Developer
8 5 (9.62%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (9.62%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
9 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Programmer
9 4 (7.69%) C# Programmer
9 4 (7.69%) C# WCF Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Programmer
9 4 (7.69%) WCF Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (92.31%) .NET
2 43 (82.69%) CSS
3 42 (80.77%) ASP.NET
4 38 (73.08%) .NET Framework
4 38 (73.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (71.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 28 (53.85%) Web Services
7 26 (50.00%) jQuery
8 17 (32.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 16 (30.77%) HTML
10 12 (23.08%) SOAP
11 11 (21.15%) Entity Framework
12 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 7 (13.46%) REST
14 5 (9.62%) XML
15 4 (7.69%) LINQ
15 4 (7.69%) Silverlight
15 4 (7.69%) WinForms
15 4 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) iPad
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) Social Network
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (92.31%) MVC
2 33 (63.46%) Web Development
3 31 (59.62%) SDLC
4 25 (48.08%) Unit Testing
5 20 (38.46%) Mentoring
6 18 (34.62%) Coaching
7 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (26.92%) OO
9 10 (19.23%) OOP
10 7 (13.46%) OOD
10 7 (13.46%) Web Application Development
11 6 (11.54%) BDD
11 6 (11.54%) TDD
12 4 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (7.69%) Refactoring
12 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
13 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (5.77%) Scrum
13 3 (5.77%) Time Management
14 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) C#
2 42 (80.77%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.85%) SQL
4 7 (13.46%) VB
4 7 (13.46%) VB6
5 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.77%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 40 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Twitter
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