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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 20 47 30
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -17
Permanent jobs citing WCF 54 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.13% 3.15% 6.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.22% 6.07% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 52 17 27
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
267 280 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 55.05% 51.85% 49.21%
Number of salaries quoted 237 266 191
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 October 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 30 October 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 +4 16 £31,750 -15.33% 4
Blackpool +10 8 £42,000 +20.00% 1
Ormskirk - 2 £31,500 -
Blackburn - 1 £45,000 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £30,000 -
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 93 (100.00%) .NET
2 90 (96.77%) C#
3 82 (88.17%) ASP.NET
4 75 (80.65%) CSS
5 74 (79.57%) HTML
6 64 (68.82%) jQuery
7 55 (59.14%) SQL Server
8 50 (53.76%) SQL
9 47 (50.54%) MVC
10 44 (47.31%) .NET Framework
11 43 (46.24%) XML
12 40 (43.01%) JavaScript
13 39 (41.94%) SOAP
14 37 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (34.41%) ASP.NET MVC
16 28 (30.11%) Web Development
16 28 (30.11%) Microsoft
17 25 (26.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 25 (26.88%) SQL Server 2008
18 24 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
19 23 (24.73%) Web Services
20 22 (23.66%) LINQ
21 20 (21.51%) XSLT
22 19 (20.43%) ADO.NET
22 19 (20.43%) T-SQL
22 19 (20.43%) WPF
22 19 (20.43%) Mobile App
23 18 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
23 18 (19.35%) Web Application Development
23 18 (19.35%) Parallel Computing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (18.28%) CMS
1 17 (18.28%) Umbraco
2 9 (9.68%) ColdFusion
3 4 (4.30%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (59.14%) SQL Server
2 25 (26.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) PowerBuilder
2 8 (8.60%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (18.28%) Retail
2 6 (6.45%) Finance
3 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.30%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (95.70%) Developer
2 36 (38.71%) .NET Developer
3 35 (37.63%) C# Developer
4 26 (27.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (26.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (25.81%) Software Developer
7 23 (24.73%) ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (19.35%) Web Developer
9 14 (15.05%) VB.NET Developer
9 14 (15.05%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (11.83%) Senior C# Developer
10 11 (11.83%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (11.83%) Senior Developer
11 8 (8.60%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
12 3 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
13 2 (2.15%) Analyst Programmer
13 2 (2.15%) Programmer
13 2 (2.15%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (100.00%) .NET
2 82 (88.17%) ASP.NET
3 75 (80.65%) CSS
4 74 (79.57%) HTML
5 64 (68.82%) jQuery
6 44 (47.31%) .NET Framework
7 43 (46.24%) XML
8 39 (41.94%) SOAP
9 32 (34.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (26.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 23 (24.73%) Web Services
12 22 (23.66%) LINQ
13 20 (21.51%) XSLT
14 19 (20.43%) WPF
14 19 (20.43%) ADO.NET
15 18 (19.35%) XSL
16 17 (18.28%) XHTML
16 17 (18.28%) CSS3
17 15 (16.13%) REST
18 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Mobile App
2 18 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.54%) MVC
2 37 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (30.11%) Web Development
4 18 (19.35%) Multithreading
4 18 (19.35%) Parallel Computing
4 18 (19.35%) Web Application Development
5 17 (18.28%) Mentoring
5 17 (18.28%) Load Testing
6 12 (12.90%) Scrum
7 11 (11.83%) E-Commerce
8 9 (9.68%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.60%) MVVM
10 5 (5.38%) TDD
11 4 (4.30%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (4.30%) UML
11 4 (4.30%) OO
11 4 (4.30%) Migration
11 4 (4.30%) BDD
11 4 (4.30%) CQRS
12 1 (1.08%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 90 (96.77%) C#
2 50 (53.76%) SQL
3 40 (43.01%) JavaScript
4 19 (20.43%) T-SQL
5 15 (16.13%) VB.NET
6 8 (8.60%) XAML
7 2 (2.15%) VB6
7 2 (2.15%) VB
8 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 28 (30.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.08%) Open Text
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