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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 33 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 22 37 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.67% 7.30% 9.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.66% 15.48% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 47
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £37,500 £44,000
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
161 239 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.49% 47.14% 57.67%
Number of salaries quoted 148 204 244
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Blackpool 0 4 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Blackburn +7 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Lytham St Annes +1 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Preston +4 2 - - 3
Chorley - 1 £37,500 -
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 52 (100.00%) C#
2 49 (94.23%) .NET
3 48 (92.31%) MVC
4 44 (84.62%) ASP.NET
5 42 (80.77%) CSS
6 41 (78.85%) JavaScript
7 40 (76.92%) SQL Server
7 40 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 38 (73.08%) Microsoft
8 38 (73.08%) .NET Framework
9 37 (71.15%) ASP.NET Web API
10 33 (63.46%) Web Development
11 31 (59.62%) SDLC
12 27 (51.92%) Finance
12 27 (51.92%) Web Services
13 25 (48.08%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (48.08%) Unit Testing
14 24 (46.15%) jQuery
15 20 (38.46%) Mentoring
16 18 (34.62%) Coaching
17 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 16 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 15 (28.85%) SQL
19 15 (28.85%) HTML
20 13 (25.00%) Visual Studio
20 13 (25.00%) OO
21 12 (23.08%) NoSQL
22 11 (21.15%) Entity Framework
22 11 (21.15%) Windows

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 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 25 (48.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 7 (13.46%) MongoDB
4 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.92%) PowerBuilder
General
1 27 (51.92%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Advertising
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (100.00%) Developer
2 45 (86.54%) .NET Developer
3 43 (82.69%) C# Developer
4 37 (71.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET Developer
5 31 (59.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 25 (48.08%) .NET Web Developer
6 25 (48.08%) Web Developer
7 22 (42.31%) C# Web Developer
8 7 (13.46%) Software Developer
9 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (11.54%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (9.62%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
11 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Programmer
11 4 (7.69%) C# Programmer
11 4 (7.69%) C# WCF Developer
11 4 (7.69%) Programmer
11 4 (7.69%) WCF Developer
12 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (94.23%) .NET
2 44 (84.62%) ASP.NET
3 42 (80.77%) CSS
4 40 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (73.08%) .NET Framework
6 37 (71.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (51.92%) Web Services
8 24 (46.15%) jQuery
9 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 16 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (28.85%) HTML
11 11 (21.15%) Entity Framework
12 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 10 (19.23%) SOAP
13 6 (11.54%) REST
13 6 (11.54%) XML
14 5 (9.62%) Node.js
14 5 (9.62%) RESTful
15 4 (7.69%) LINQ
15 4 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) iPad
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) Social Network
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (92.31%) MVC
2 33 (63.46%) Web Development
3 31 (59.62%) SDLC
4 25 (48.08%) Unit Testing
5 20 (38.46%) Mentoring
6 18 (34.62%) Coaching
7 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (25.00%) OO
9 8 (15.38%) BDD
9 8 (15.38%) OOP
9 8 (15.38%) TDD
9 8 (15.38%) Web Application Development
10 7 (13.46%) OOD
11 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.77%) Refactoring
12 3 (5.77%) Scrum
12 3 (5.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) C#
2 41 (78.85%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.85%) SQL
4 7 (13.46%) VB
4 7 (13.46%) VB6
5 5 (9.62%) Ruby
6 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 38 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle
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