The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 36 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 206 280 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.20% 7.03% 6.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.09% 15.76% 13.32%
Number of salaries quoted 188 260 277
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £50,050 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1462 1777 2170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.04% 44.63% 52.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1256 1507 1994
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WCF
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

WCF Salary Trend in Manchester

WCF
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Manchester

WCF
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
Bolton 0 21 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Rochdale +12 12 £45,000 +15.38% 3
Cheadle +3 9 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Stockport -17 9 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - 8 £32,500 - 2
Altrincham +1 7 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Sale - 6 £37,500 - 1
Wigan +8 5 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Oldham +4 1 £32,500 - 1
Salford - 1 £37,500 -
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 378 (97.42%) C#
2 374 (96.39%) .NET
3 315 (81.19%) ASP.NET
4 285 (73.45%) SQL Server
5 268 (69.07%) Agile Software Development
6 257 (66.24%) MVC
7 220 (56.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 174 (44.85%) TDD
9 163 (42.01%) JavaScript
10 157 (40.46%) HTML
11 152 (39.18%) CSS
12 143 (36.86%) SQL
13 126 (32.47%) Web Services
14 117 (30.15%) .NET Framework
15 111 (28.61%) XML
16 110 (28.35%) WPF
17 108 (27.84%) Web Application Development
18 107 (27.58%) jQuery
19 96 (24.74%) LINQ
20 93 (23.97%) OO
21 86 (22.16%) Entity Framework
22 79 (20.36%) Microsoft
22 79 (20.36%) Team Foundation Server
22 79 (20.36%) NUnit
23 78 (20.10%) Windows
24 74 (19.07%) Scrum
25 73 (18.81%) Node.js
26 70 (18.04%) KnockoutJS
27 67 (17.27%) SQL Server 2008
27 67 (17.27%) T-SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 73 (18.81%) Node.js
2 18 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.64%) CMS
3 10 (2.58%) IIS
4 7 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (1.55%) Confluence
5 6 (1.55%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.52%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 31 (7.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.55%) Yammer
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.54%) Internet
2 14 (3.61%) Intranet
3 1 (0.26%) HTTP
3 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (73.45%) SQL Server
2 67 (17.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (5.67%) Relational Database
4 19 (4.90%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.55%) MySQL
8 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.77%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.26%) SQLite
12 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.26%) OLTP
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 79 (20.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 79 (20.36%) NUnit
2 43 (11.08%) Git (software)
3 25 (6.44%) Selenium
4 23 (5.93%) Subversion
5 22 (5.67%) Rhino Mocks
6 20 (5.15%) Visual Studio
7 16 (4.12%) Cucumber
8 13 (3.35%) MSTest
8 13 (3.35%) SpecFlow
9 12 (3.09%) Moq
10 10 (2.58%) ReSharper
11 7 (1.80%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.55%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.55%) JIRA
13 5 (1.29%) Dreamweaver
14 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 2 (0.52%) SoapUI
16 1 (0.26%) StyleCop
16 1 (0.26%) FxCop
General
1 46 (11.86%) Finance
2 38 (9.79%) Games
3 16 (4.12%) Advertising
4 13 (3.35%) Retail
5 10 (2.58%) Automotive
6 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.26%) Marketing
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 349 (89.95%) Developer
2 210 (54.12%) .NET Developer
3 147 (37.89%) C# Developer
4 93 (23.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 82 (21.13%) Senior Developer
6 74 (19.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 59 (15.21%) ASP.NET Developer
8 54 (13.92%) Senior C# Developer
9 52 (13.40%) Software Developer
10 44 (11.34%) Senior .NET Developer
11 29 (7.47%) C# Software Developer
11 29 (7.47%) Lead Developer
12 28 (7.22%) Agile C# Developer
13 21 (5.41%) Web Developer
14 19 (4.90%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 18 (4.64%) Software Engineer
16 14 (3.61%) .NET Web Developer
17 13 (3.35%) Applications Support
17 13 (3.35%) Applications Developer
18 10 (2.58%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (96.39%) .NET
2 315 (81.19%) ASP.NET
3 220 (56.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 157 (40.46%) HTML
5 152 (39.18%) CSS
6 126 (32.47%) Web Services
7 117 (30.15%) .NET Framework
8 111 (28.61%) XML
9 110 (28.35%) WPF
10 107 (27.58%) jQuery
11 96 (24.74%) LINQ
12 86 (22.16%) Entity Framework
13 70 (18.04%) KnockoutJS
14 59 (15.21%) Ajax
15 55 (14.18%) Ninject
16 50 (12.89%) ASP.NET Web API
17 44 (11.34%) REST
18 43 (11.08%) SOAP
19 42 (10.82%) HTML5
20 33 (8.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.76%) Mobile App
2 30 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.22%) Computer Science
4 26 (6.70%) Streaming Music
5 25 (6.44%) iPhone
5 25 (6.44%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.32%) NHS
7 7 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.55%) User Experience
9 5 (1.29%) Informatics
9 5 (1.29%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.03%) W3C
11 3 (0.77%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.52%) Social Media
12 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.52%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.52%) LIMS
12 2 (0.52%) Interactive TV
12 2 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 78 (20.10%) Windows
2 28 (7.22%) Android
3 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (69.07%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (66.24%) MVC
3 174 (44.85%) TDD
4 108 (27.84%) Web Application Development
5 93 (23.97%) OO
6 74 (19.07%) Scrum
7 65 (16.75%) Domain-Driven Design
8 60 (15.46%) Dependency Injection
9 59 (15.21%) Software Engineering
10 58 (14.95%) BDD
11 46 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (10.31%) Unit Testing
13 30 (7.73%) UML
14 28 (7.22%) SDLC
15 27 (6.96%) Web Development
16 25 (6.44%) Kanban
17 24 (6.19%) Mentoring
18 23 (5.93%) MVVM
19 21 (5.41%) SOA
20 19 (4.90%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 378 (97.42%) C#
2 163 (42.01%) JavaScript
3 143 (36.86%) SQL
4 67 (17.27%) T-SQL
5 30 (7.73%) Java
6 27 (6.96%) VB.NET
7 22 (5.67%) VBA
8 16 (4.12%) Ruby
9 13 (3.35%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.55%) C++
10 6 (1.55%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.29%) PHP
12 3 (0.77%) Scala
12 3 (0.77%) C
12 3 (0.77%) Delphi
13 2 (0.52%) VB
13 2 (0.52%) XQuery
14 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (11.86%) Degree
2 4 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (0.52%) MCSD
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.52%) MCPD
4 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.06%) QA
2 7 (1.80%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.52%) vSphere
2 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 79 (20.36%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.47%) Google
3 9 (2.32%) Oracle
4 7 (1.80%) Sitecore
4 7 (1.80%) Adobe
5 6 (1.55%) Apigee
5 6 (1.55%) Telerik
6 5 (1.29%) DevExpress
7 4 (1.03%) Wonderware
7 4 (1.03%) Zend
8 3 (0.77%) Embarcadero
8 3 (0.77%) IBM
9 2 (0.52%) Symbian
9 2 (0.52%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.26%) Ektron
10 1 (0.26%) VMware
10 1 (0.26%) Unisys
10 1 (0.26%) Avaya
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Industry leading benefits package
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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