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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 28 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.67% 4.37% 4.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.61% 8.97% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 12
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
264 223 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 53.44% 48.69% 49.57%
Number of salaries quoted 246 209 209
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
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 29 January 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 - 15 £32,500 - 4
Preston -5 4 £31,250 -9.42%
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 83 (100.00%) .NET
2 81 (97.59%) C#
3 62 (74.70%) ASP.NET
4 50 (60.24%) CSS
5 49 (59.04%) HTML
6 48 (57.83%) SQL Server
7 45 (54.22%) jQuery
8 43 (51.81%) SQL
9 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (42.17%) .NET Framework
10 34 (40.96%) MVC
11 32 (38.55%) XML
11 32 (38.55%) Microsoft
12 30 (36.14%) Web Services
13 29 (34.94%) JavaScript
13 29 (34.94%) SQL Server 2008
14 28 (33.73%) VB.NET
15 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (31.33%) SOAP
17 24 (28.92%) WPF
18 19 (22.89%) Web Development
19 18 (21.69%) Web Application Development
20 16 (19.28%) LINQ
21 15 (18.07%) SQL Server 2012
21 15 (18.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 15 (18.07%) XSLT
22 14 (16.87%) ADO.NET
22 14 (16.87%) Mentoring
23 13 (15.66%) Mobile App
23 13 (15.66%) Enterprise Software

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (14.46%) CMS
1 12 (14.46%) Umbraco
2 4 (4.82%) IIS
3 3 (3.61%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (57.83%) SQL Server
2 29 (34.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (18.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (12.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.02%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (6.02%) Moq
2 5 (6.02%) MSTest
2 5 (6.02%) NUnit
3 3 (3.61%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (14.46%) Retail
2 6 (7.23%) Finance
3 3 (3.61%) Games
4 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 81 (97.59%) Developer
2 48 (57.83%) .NET Developer
3 19 (22.89%) C# .NET Developer
3 19 (22.89%) C# Developer
4 18 (21.69%) Software Developer
5 17 (20.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (14.46%) Web Developer
8 11 (13.25%) VB.NET Developer
9 10 (12.05%) Senior Developer
9 10 (12.05%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (9.64%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (8.43%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (7.23%) SQL Developer
13 4 (4.82%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (4.82%) WPF Developer
14 3 (3.61%) .NET Software Developer
14 3 (3.61%) C# Software Developer
14 3 (3.61%) Senior Software Developer
15 2 (2.41%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (74.70%) ASP.NET
3 50 (60.24%) CSS
4 49 (59.04%) HTML
5 45 (54.22%) jQuery
6 35 (42.17%) .NET Framework
7 32 (38.55%) XML
8 30 (36.14%) Web Services
9 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (31.33%) SOAP
11 24 (28.92%) WPF
12 16 (19.28%) LINQ
13 15 (18.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 15 (18.07%) XSLT
14 14 (16.87%) ADO.NET
15 13 (15.66%) XSL
16 12 (14.46%) XHTML
16 12 (14.46%) CSS3
17 6 (7.23%) Ajax
17 6 (7.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Mobile App
1 13 (15.66%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.96%) MVC
3 19 (22.89%) Web Development
4 18 (21.69%) Web Application Development
5 14 (16.87%) Mentoring
6 13 (15.66%) Multithreading
6 13 (15.66%) Parallel Computing
7 12 (14.46%) Load Testing
8 11 (13.25%) Scrum
9 9 (10.84%) TDD
10 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.23%) Asset Management
12 5 (6.02%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (6.02%) Kanban
12 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.02%) Software Engineering
13 4 (4.82%) UML
13 4 (4.82%) OO
13 4 (4.82%) MVVM
13 4 (4.82%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 81 (97.59%) C#
2 43 (51.81%) SQL
3 29 (34.94%) JavaScript
4 28 (33.73%) VB.NET
5 13 (15.66%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.82%) XAML
7 2 (2.41%) VB6
7 2 (2.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 32 (38.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe
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Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £18000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Reduced Parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Accrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago