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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 28 43 31
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 31 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.16% 4.57% 6.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.98% 10.27% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 25
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £45,000 £36,500
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
207 224 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 47.81% 44.53% 43.03%
Number of salaries quoted 169 187 155
Median salary £35,000 £35,350 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +8.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram 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 27 May 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
Skelmersdale - 6 £32,500 -
Preston -1 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Lancaster - 4 - -
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 38 (100.00%) C#
2 35 (92.11%) MVC
3 34 (89.47%) .NET
3 34 (89.47%) CSS
4 31 (81.58%) JavaScript
5 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
6 28 (73.68%) ASP.NET
7 25 (65.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (63.16%) .NET Framework
8 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
9 23 (60.53%) Web Development
10 19 (50.00%) jQuery
11 18 (47.37%) Web Services
12 17 (44.74%) Finance
12 17 (44.74%) Unit Testing
12 17 (44.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (44.74%) SDLC
13 13 (34.21%) HTML
13 13 (34.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (31.58%) Mentoring
14 12 (31.58%) Coaching
15 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
16 10 (26.32%) SOAP
16 10 (26.32%) Windows
16 10 (26.32%) OOP
16 10 (26.32%) SQL
17 9 (23.68%) OO
17 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development

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 (5.26%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 17 (44.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) Moq
2 3 (7.89%) MSTest
2 3 (7.89%) NUnit
2 3 (7.89%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (5.26%) PowerBuilder
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
2 34 (89.47%) .NET Developer
3 32 (84.21%) C# Developer
4 28 (73.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (52.63%) ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (52.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (44.74%) .NET Web Developer
6 17 (44.74%) Web Developer
7 14 (36.84%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (10.53%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Programmer
8 4 (10.53%) C# Programmer
8 4 (10.53%) C# WCF Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Programmer
8 4 (10.53%) WCF Developer
9 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (7.89%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (89.47%) .NET
1 34 (89.47%) CSS
2 28 (73.68%) ASP.NET
3 25 (65.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (63.16%) .NET Framework
4 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 19 (50.00%) jQuery
6 18 (47.37%) Web Services
7 13 (34.21%) HTML
7 13 (34.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (26.32%) SOAP
9 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 7 (18.42%) Entity Framework
10 7 (18.42%) Unity DI Container
11 4 (10.53%) REST
11 4 (10.53%) Silverlight
11 4 (10.53%) WinForms
11 4 (10.53%) WPF
12 3 (7.89%) LINQ
12 3 (7.89%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) iPad
2 3 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) MVC
2 23 (60.53%) Web Development
3 17 (44.74%) SDLC
3 17 (44.74%) Unit Testing
4 12 (31.58%) Coaching
4 12 (31.58%) Mentoring
5 10 (26.32%) OOP
6 9 (23.68%) OO
7 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (18.42%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (18.42%) Web Application Development
9 5 (13.16%) OOD
10 4 (10.53%) Refactoring
11 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (7.89%) Kanban
11 3 (7.89%) Scrum
11 3 (7.89%) TDD
12 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
13 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (81.58%) JavaScript
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
4 5 (13.16%) VB
4 5 (13.16%) VB6
5 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Twitter
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