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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 15 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 68 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.93% 6.73% 7.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.67% 12.88% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 65 37 35
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
300 295 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 61.48% 52.21% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 254 286 220
Average salary £38,230 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.44% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
Preston -1 13 £30,500 -17.56% 3
Blackpool - 8 £42,000 - 1
Ormskirk -1 5 £31,500 -16.00%
Skelmersdale - 3 £37,500 -
Blackburn - 1 £45,000 - 1
Lytham St Annes - 1 £30,000 - 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 90 (100.00%) .NET
2 88 (97.78%) C#
3 74 (82.22%) ASP.NET
4 68 (75.56%) CSS
4 68 (75.56%) HTML
5 61 (67.78%) jQuery
6 52 (57.78%) SQL Server
7 46 (51.11%) MVC
8 45 (50.00%) SQL
9 42 (46.67%) .NET Framework
10 37 (41.11%) XML
11 36 (40.00%) JavaScript
12 34 (37.78%) SOAP
12 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (28.89%) SQL Server 2012
15 25 (27.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 23 (25.56%) Microsoft
16 23 (25.56%) Web Development
17 20 (22.22%) Web Services
18 19 (21.11%) XSLT
18 19 (21.11%) SQL Server 2008
19 18 (20.00%) LINQ
19 18 (20.00%) Web Application Development
19 18 (20.00%) Mobile App
19 18 (20.00%) T-SQL
20 17 (18.89%) Retail
20 17 (18.89%) Mentoring
21 16 (17.78%) Enterprise Software
21 16 (17.78%) REST

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 16 (17.78%) Umbraco
1 16 (17.78%) CMS
2 9 (10.00%) ColdFusion
3 3 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (57.78%) SQL Server
2 26 (28.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (21.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) PowerBuilder
2 5 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.22%) MSTest
3 2 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (2.22%) Moq
3 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.22%) NUnit
General
1 17 (18.89%) Retail
2 5 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.44%) Games
4 2 (2.22%) Finance
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (97.78%) Developer
2 33 (36.67%) C# Developer
3 28 (31.11%) .NET Developer
4 24 (26.67%) Software Developer
5 20 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (21.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (20.00%) Web Developer
8 14 (15.56%) VB.NET Developer
8 14 (15.56%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (7.78%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (3.33%) C# Software Developer
13 2 (2.22%) .NET Software Developer
13 2 (2.22%) Senior Software Developer
14 1 (1.11%) Lead Developer
14 1 (1.11%) IT Manager
14 1 (1.11%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (100.00%) .NET
2 74 (82.22%) ASP.NET
3 68 (75.56%) CSS
3 68 (75.56%) HTML
4 61 (67.78%) jQuery
5 42 (46.67%) .NET Framework
6 37 (41.11%) XML
7 34 (37.78%) SOAP
8 30 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (27.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 20 (22.22%) Web Services
11 19 (21.11%) XSLT
12 18 (20.00%) LINQ
13 16 (17.78%) REST
13 16 (17.78%) CSS3
13 16 (17.78%) XSL
13 16 (17.78%) XHTML
13 16 (17.78%) ADO.NET
14 14 (15.56%) WPF
15 12 (13.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 16 (17.78%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.11%) MVC
2 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.56%) Web Development
4 18 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 17 (18.89%) Mentoring
6 16 (17.78%) Parallel Computing
6 16 (17.78%) Load Testing
6 16 (17.78%) Multithreading
7 10 (11.11%) Scrum
8 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.78%) TDD
10 5 (5.56%) BDD
11 4 (4.44%) MVVM
11 4 (4.44%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (4.44%) CQRS
11 4 (4.44%) OO
11 4 (4.44%) Migration
11 4 (4.44%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.22%) Dependency Injection
12 2 (2.22%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 88 (97.78%) C#
2 45 (50.00%) SQL
3 36 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 16 (17.78%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.44%) XAML
7 2 (2.22%) C
8 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (25.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.44%) Oracle
3 2 (2.22%) Open Text
Lytham St. Annes
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
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Salary: 25,000 - 36,000 + Excellent Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lytham, Lancashire
AXA
Posted: 12 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Preston
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago