The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 36 43 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Permanent jobs citing WCF 24 16 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.91% 3.39% 11.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.37% 7.73% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 56
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,000 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
Merseyside

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 Liverpool region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
211 207 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 43.15% 43.86% 51.78%
Number of salaries quoted 181 188 256
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,528
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

WCF
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Liverpool region.

WCF Salary Trend in Liverpool

WCF
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Liverpool

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (97.87%) C#
3 36 (76.60%) SQL Server
4 31 (65.96%) ASP.NET
5 27 (57.45%) MVC
6 24 (51.06%) WPF
7 23 (48.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (34.04%) OO
8 16 (34.04%) TDD
9 15 (31.91%) .NET Framework
10 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
11 13 (27.66%) HTML
11 13 (27.66%) Java
11 13 (27.66%) Scrum
11 13 (27.66%) Web Application Development
12 12 (25.53%) SQL
12 12 (25.53%) LINQ
13 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
13 11 (23.40%) CSS
13 11 (23.40%) Project Management
13 11 (23.40%) Tandem
13 11 (23.40%) Requirements Analysis
13 11 (23.40%) Software Architecture
14 10 (21.28%) Retail
15 9 (19.15%) Ajax
15 9 (19.15%) jQuery
16 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
16 8 (17.02%) NUnit
17 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (14.89%) Subversion

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 6 (12.77%) Node.js
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (76.60%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) MS Access
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) NUnit
2 7 (14.89%) Subversion
2 7 (14.89%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (21.28%) Retail
2 3 (6.38%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Developer
2 24 (51.06%) .NET Developer
3 14 (29.79%) Architect
4 10 (21.28%) Technical Architect
5 9 (19.15%) Senior Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (8.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Applications Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Team Leader
10 1 (2.13%) Development Team Leader
10 1 (2.13%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (65.96%) ASP.NET
3 24 (51.06%) WPF
4 23 (48.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (31.91%) .NET Framework
6 13 (27.66%) HTML
7 12 (25.53%) LINQ
8 11 (23.40%) CSS
9 9 (19.15%) Ajax
9 9 (19.15%) jQuery
10 7 (14.89%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (14.89%) Razor View Engine
10 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (14.89%) NHibernate
10 7 (14.89%) MonoRail
11 6 (12.77%) RESTful
12 5 (10.64%) Web Services
13 3 (6.38%) XML
13 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Tandem
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) MVC
2 16 (34.04%) TDD
2 16 (34.04%) OO
3 13 (27.66%) Scrum
3 13 (27.66%) Web Application Development
4 11 (23.40%) Software Architecture
4 11 (23.40%) Project Management
4 11 (23.40%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.77%) BDD
8 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.26%) OOD
8 2 (4.26%) OOP
8 2 (4.26%) RUP
8 2 (4.26%) DSDM
9 1 (2.13%) CRM
9 1 (2.13%) UML
9 1 (2.13%) SOA
9 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) C#
2 13 (27.66%) Java
3 12 (25.53%) SQL
4 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.77%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) VBA
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago