The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 28 20 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 1.00% 7.94% 6.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% 12.20% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 13
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WCF
Cheshire

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 Macclesfield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
58 82 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 58.00% 65.08% 59.20%
Number of salaries quoted 43 61 117
Average salary £34,000 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.29% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

WCF
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

WCF Salary Trend in Macclesfield

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 13 (92.86%) NUnit
2 13 (92.86%) LINQ
3 10 (71.43%) Finance
4 9 (64.29%) SOAP
4 9 (64.29%) Web Services
4 9 (64.29%) XML
4 9 (64.29%) WPF
4 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (64.29%) REST
5 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (57.14%) Windows
5 8 (57.14%) UML
5 8 (57.14%) MSMQ
5 8 (57.14%) VBA
6 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 4 (28.57%) VB
7 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
7 4 (28.57%) OO
7 4 (28.57%) MVC
7 4 (28.57%) Advertising
7 4 (28.57%) NHibernate

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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.

Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) NUnit
2 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
3 4 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 4 (28.57%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) LINQ
3 9 (64.29%) SOAP
3 9 (64.29%) Web Services
3 9 (64.29%) XML
3 9 (64.29%) WPF
3 9 (64.29%) REST
4 8 (57.14%) MSMQ
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) NHibernate
6 4 (28.57%) Lucene
6 4 (28.57%) Lucene.Net
6 4 (28.57%) Castle Windsor
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.14%) Ajax
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 1 (7.14%) HTML
7 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (57.14%) UML
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) OO
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
5 4 (28.57%) Kanban
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum-ban
5 4 (28.57%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) VBA
3 4 (28.57%) VB
3 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft