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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 33 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 39 26 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.68% 5.63% 12.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.78% 13.54% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 59
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,550 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
283 192 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 48.46% 41.56% 51.26%
Number of salaries quoted 239 158 237
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £40,000 £42,500
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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 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 -4 10 £32,500 -26.13% 3
Preston -6 10 £45,000 +47.54% 1
Lytham St Annes - 8 £32,500 - 1
Blackburn -8 6 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £30,000 -
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 54 (98.18%) C#
3 43 (78.18%) ASP.NET
4 41 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (70.91%) MVC
6 35 (63.64%) SQL Server
7 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
8 25 (45.45%) jQuery
9 22 (40.00%) HTML
10 21 (38.18%) CSS
11 20 (36.36%) Web Services
11 20 (36.36%) .NET Framework
12 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
13 18 (32.73%) E-Commerce
14 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (25.45%) VB.NET
15 14 (25.45%) WPF
16 13 (23.64%) Scrum
17 12 (21.82%) SOAP
17 12 (21.82%) XML
18 11 (20.00%) Finance
18 11 (20.00%) Asset Management
19 10 (18.18%) SQL
19 10 (18.18%) Web Development
19 10 (18.18%) Web Application Development
20 9 (16.36%) Castle Windsor
20 9 (16.36%) Kanban
20 9 (16.36%) Rhino Mocks
20 9 (16.36%) TDD
20 9 (16.36%) NUnit

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 5 (9.09%) IIS
1 5 (9.09%) CMS
1 5 (9.09%) Umbraco
2 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) NUnit
1 9 (16.36%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (14.55%) Moq
2 8 (14.55%) MSTest
3 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Automotive
2 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (100.00%) Developer
2 40 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 13 (23.64%) C# Developer
4 11 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 10 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
7 5 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.27%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (5.45%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (5.45%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Agile C# Developer
11 1 (1.82%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (78.18%) ASP.NET
3 25 (45.45%) jQuery
4 22 (40.00%) HTML
5 21 (38.18%) CSS
6 20 (36.36%) Web Services
6 20 (36.36%) .NET Framework
7 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (25.45%) WPF
9 12 (21.82%) XML
9 12 (21.82%) SOAP
10 9 (16.36%) Castle Windsor
11 8 (14.55%) Ninject
11 8 (14.55%) Unity DI Container
11 8 (14.55%) XSLT
11 8 (14.55%) Spring.NET
12 7 (12.73%) Ajax
13 6 (10.91%) LINQ
14 5 (9.09%) JSON
14 5 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Android
2 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (70.91%) MVC
3 18 (32.73%) E-Commerce
4 13 (23.64%) Scrum
5 11 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 10 (18.18%) Web Development
6 10 (18.18%) Web Application Development
7 9 (16.36%) TDD
7 9 (16.36%) Kanban
8 8 (14.55%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
8 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.91%) B2B
9 6 (10.91%) B2C
10 3 (5.45%) OO
10 3 (5.45%) SDLC
11 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.64%) Mobile Development
11 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.64%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 54 (98.18%) C#
2 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
3 14 (25.45%) VB.NET
4 10 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (3.64%) XAML
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
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Computer Futures - North (Permanent)
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago