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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 31 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Permanent jobs citing WCF 26 26 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.00% 5.95% 15.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.21% 14.21% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 76
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,500 £48,750
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
232 183 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.62% 41.88% 56.28%
Number of salaries quoted 193 158 260
Average salary £35,700 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 - 9 £32,500 -
Preston -8 8 £45,000 +47.54% 2
Lytham St Annes - 4 £33,750 - 1
Blackburn -10 1 £35,000 +11.11% 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (97.96%) C#
3 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (65.31%) ASP.NET
4 29 (59.18%) SQL Server
5 27 (55.10%) MVC
6 23 (46.94%) Web Services
7 19 (38.78%) VB.NET
7 19 (38.78%) .NET Framework
8 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
8 18 (36.73%) WPF
8 18 (36.73%) jQuery
9 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
10 16 (32.65%) HTML
11 15 (30.61%) CSS
12 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (26.53%) SQL
14 12 (24.49%) Asset Management
15 11 (22.45%) Scrum
15 11 (22.45%) E-Commerce
16 9 (18.37%) Web Application Development
16 9 (18.37%) SOAP
17 8 (16.33%) XML
17 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2008
18 7 (14.29%) LINQ
18 7 (14.29%) Web Development
18 7 (14.29%) Kanban
18 7 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
18 7 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
18 7 (14.29%) TDD

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (8.16%) IIS
2 3 (6.12%) Umbraco
2 3 (6.12%) CMS
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (59.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (14.29%) NUnit
2 6 (12.24%) Moq
2 6 (12.24%) MSTest
3 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Automotive
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (100.00%) Developer
2 37 (75.51%) .NET Developer
3 12 (24.49%) C# Developer
4 10 (20.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 6 (12.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (6.12%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (6.12%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (6.12%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (4.08%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (4.08%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (65.31%) ASP.NET
3 23 (46.94%) Web Services
4 19 (38.78%) .NET Framework
5 18 (36.73%) WPF
5 18 (36.73%) jQuery
6 16 (32.65%) HTML
7 15 (30.61%) CSS
8 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (18.37%) SOAP
10 8 (16.33%) XML
11 7 (14.29%) LINQ
11 7 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
12 6 (12.24%) Unity DI Container
12 6 (12.24%) Ninject
12 6 (12.24%) Spring.NET
13 5 (10.20%) Ajax
13 5 (10.20%) XSLT
14 4 (8.16%) JSON
14 4 (8.16%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Android
2 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (55.10%) MVC
3 12 (24.49%) Asset Management
4 11 (22.45%) Scrum
4 11 (22.45%) E-Commerce
5 9 (18.37%) Web Application Development
6 7 (14.29%) Web Development
6 7 (14.29%) Kanban
6 7 (14.29%) TDD
7 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.24%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (8.16%) B2B
8 4 (8.16%) B2C
8 4 (8.16%) OO
9 2 (4.08%) OOD
9 2 (4.08%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.08%) MVVM
9 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 48 (97.96%) C#
2 19 (38.78%) VB.NET
3 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
4 13 (26.53%) SQL
5 2 (4.08%) XAML
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe
Blackburn
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Stem Graduates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago