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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 40 34 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 16 30 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.82% 5.76% 13.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.79% 12.50% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 66
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
182 240 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 43.44% 46.07% 60.08%
Number of salaries quoted 169 185 251
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 28 September 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
Preston +1 6 £37,500 -
Blackpool -3 3 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Chorley - 2 £37,500 - 1
Skelmersdale 0 1 £35,000 +11.11%
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 51 (100.00%) C#
2 49 (96.08%) .NET
3 45 (88.24%) MVC
4 42 (82.35%) ASP.NET
5 40 (78.43%) SQL Server
6 38 (74.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (74.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 37 (72.55%) .NET Framework
8 35 (68.63%) CSS
8 35 (68.63%) JavaScript
9 31 (60.78%) Microsoft
10 26 (50.98%) Web Development
11 24 (47.06%) SDLC
12 22 (43.14%) jQuery
12 22 (43.14%) Web Services
13 20 (39.22%) Finance
14 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
15 18 (35.29%) Unit Testing
16 16 (31.37%) Mentoring
17 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 15 (29.41%) HTML
18 14 (27.45%) SQL
18 14 (27.45%) Windows
18 14 (27.45%) Coaching
18 14 (27.45%) Entity Framework
18 14 (27.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 13 (25.49%) NoSQL
19 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 13 (25.49%) 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 2 (3.92%) CMS
1 2 (3.92%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (78.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (25.49%) NoSQL
4 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Visual Studio
2 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.92%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Advertising
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (100.00%) Developer
2 43 (84.31%) .NET Developer
3 39 (76.47%) C# Developer
4 33 (64.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (52.94%) ASP.NET Developer
5 27 (52.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
6 17 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
6 17 (33.33%) Web Developer
7 7 (13.73%) Software Developer
8 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (9.80%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (7.84%) .NET Programmer
10 4 (7.84%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Programmer
10 4 (7.84%) C# Programmer
10 4 (7.84%) C# WCF Developer
10 4 (7.84%) Programmer
10 4 (7.84%) WCF Developer
11 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (96.08%) .NET
2 42 (82.35%) ASP.NET
3 38 (74.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 38 (74.51%) ASP.NET Web API
4 37 (72.55%) .NET Framework
5 35 (68.63%) CSS
6 22 (43.14%) jQuery
6 22 (43.14%) Web Services
7 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 15 (29.41%) HTML
8 14 (27.45%) Entity Framework
8 14 (27.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 11 (21.57%) SOAP
11 10 (19.61%) Node.js
11 10 (19.61%) RESTful
12 8 (15.69%) WPF
13 7 (13.73%) Code First Entity Framework
13 7 (13.73%) REST
14 6 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) iPad
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.88%) Social Network
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (88.24%) MVC
2 26 (50.98%) Web Development
3 24 (47.06%) SDLC
4 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (35.29%) Unit Testing
6 16 (31.37%) Mentoring
7 14 (27.45%) Coaching
8 13 (25.49%) BDD
8 13 (25.49%) TDD
9 12 (23.53%) Web Application Development
10 11 (21.57%) OO
11 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (17.65%) OOP
12 4 (7.84%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (7.84%) MVVM
12 4 (7.84%) OOD
13 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (5.88%) Scrum
13 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
13 3 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) C#
2 35 (68.63%) JavaScript
3 14 (27.45%) SQL
4 10 (19.61%) Ruby
5 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.84%) VB
6 4 (7.84%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 31 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
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