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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 37 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 219 275 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.06% 6.91% 7.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.85% 15.00% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 196 261 276
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
1581 1833 2130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.75% 46.06% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1576 1943
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 £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +6 34 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Rochdale - 15 £45,000 - 2
Stockport -10 11 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Cheadle +11 6 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Wigan +2 6 £42,500 +47.82%
Sale - 6 £37,500 - 1
Altrincham -2 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 3 - - 2
Oldham -1 2 - - 2
Salford - 2 £50,000 -
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 354 (98.06%) C#
2 343 (95.01%) .NET
3 297 (82.27%) ASP.NET
4 259 (71.75%) SQL Server
5 247 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
6 242 (67.04%) MVC
7 209 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 166 (45.98%) JavaScript
9 160 (44.32%) TDD
10 154 (42.66%) HTML
10 154 (42.66%) CSS
11 128 (35.46%) SQL
12 115 (31.86%) .NET Framework
13 110 (30.47%) Web Services
14 108 (29.92%) jQuery
15 101 (27.98%) Web Application Development
16 89 (24.65%) XML
17 78 (21.61%) OO
17 78 (21.61%) WPF
18 77 (21.33%) KnockoutJS
19 75 (20.78%) Entity Framework
20 74 (20.50%) LINQ
21 73 (20.22%) Team Foundation Server
21 73 (20.22%) Node.js
22 72 (19.94%) Windows
23 71 (19.67%) Microsoft
24 67 (18.56%) SQL Server 2008
25 65 (18.01%) Domain-Driven Design
25 65 (18.01%) Dependency Injection
26 64 (17.73%) T-SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (20.22%) Node.js
2 20 (5.54%) CMS
3 18 (4.99%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.05%) IIS
4 11 (3.05%) Confluence
5 10 (2.77%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (5.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.66%) Yammer
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.31%) Internet
2 7 (1.94%) Intranet
3 3 (0.83%) HTTP
4 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (71.75%) SQL Server
2 67 (18.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (6.37%) Relational Database
4 20 (5.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (3.88%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.32%) MySQL
6 12 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.94%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.28%) OLTP
9 1 (0.28%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 73 (20.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (17.17%) NUnit
3 37 (10.25%) Git (software)
4 24 (6.65%) Visual Studio
5 20 (5.54%) Subversion
6 18 (4.99%) Rhino Mocks
7 17 (4.71%) Selenium
8 13 (3.60%) SpecFlow
9 12 (3.32%) Cucumber
9 12 (3.32%) Mercurial
10 11 (3.05%) MSTest
10 11 (3.05%) JIRA
10 11 (3.05%) Bitbucket
11 10 (2.77%) ReSharper
11 10 (2.77%) Moq
12 5 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
13 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.83%) NCrunch
14 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
14 1 (0.28%) Gerrit
General
1 34 (9.42%) Games
2 33 (9.14%) Finance
3 13 (3.60%) Automotive
3 13 (3.60%) Retail
4 12 (3.32%) Advertising
5 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 333 (92.24%) Developer
2 212 (58.73%) .NET Developer
3 139 (38.50%) C# Developer
4 95 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 76 (21.05%) Senior Developer
6 75 (20.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 55 (15.24%) Senior C# Developer
7 55 (15.24%) ASP.NET Developer
8 44 (12.19%) Software Developer
9 43 (11.91%) Senior .NET Developer
10 27 (7.48%) Lead Developer
11 19 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
12 18 (4.99%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 17 (4.71%) C# Software Developer
14 16 (4.43%) Web Developer
15 14 (3.88%) Software Engineer
16 13 (3.60%) Applications Developer
17 12 (3.32%) Junior
17 12 (3.32%) Applications Support
18 11 (3.05%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (95.01%) .NET
2 297 (82.27%) ASP.NET
3 209 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 154 (42.66%) CSS
4 154 (42.66%) HTML
5 115 (31.86%) .NET Framework
6 110 (30.47%) Web Services
7 108 (29.92%) jQuery
8 89 (24.65%) XML
9 78 (21.61%) WPF
10 77 (21.33%) KnockoutJS
11 75 (20.78%) Entity Framework
12 74 (20.50%) LINQ
13 61 (16.90%) Ajax
14 56 (15.51%) Ninject
15 49 (13.57%) ASP.NET Web API
16 35 (9.70%) HTML5
17 32 (8.86%) SOAP
17 32 (8.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 28 (7.76%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.86%) Mobile App
2 26 (7.20%) Streaming Music
3 25 (6.93%) iPhone
3 25 (6.93%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (6.37%) Computer Science
5 21 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.05%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.66%) NHS
8 6 (1.66%) Informatics
8 6 (1.66%) User Experience
9 4 (1.11%) W3C
10 3 (0.83%) LIMS
10 3 (0.83%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.55%) Physics
11 2 (0.55%) Interactive TV
11 2 (0.55%) Statistics
11 2 (0.55%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.55%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 72 (19.94%) Windows
2 28 (7.76%) Android
3 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (67.04%) MVC
3 160 (44.32%) TDD
4 101 (27.98%) Web Application Development
5 78 (21.61%) OO
6 65 (18.01%) Domain-Driven Design
6 65 (18.01%) Dependency Injection
7 59 (16.34%) Scrum
8 58 (16.07%) Software Engineering
9 50 (13.85%) BDD
10 32 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (8.03%) Web Development
12 27 (7.48%) Unit Testing
13 25 (6.93%) Mentoring
14 21 (5.82%) Kanban
15 20 (5.54%) SOA
16 17 (4.71%) E-Commerce
16 17 (4.71%) Web Design
16 17 (4.71%) MVVM
17 16 (4.43%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 354 (98.06%) C#
2 166 (45.98%) JavaScript
3 128 (35.46%) SQL
4 64 (17.73%) T-SQL
5 32 (8.86%) VB.NET
6 23 (6.37%) Java
7 15 (4.16%) Ruby
8 12 (3.32%) VBA
9 11 (3.05%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.66%) Objective-C
10 6 (1.66%) PHP
11 5 (1.39%) C++
11 5 (1.39%) Delphi
12 3 (0.83%) C
12 3 (0.83%) Scala
13 2 (0.55%) VB
14 1 (0.28%) Python
14 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (12.47%) Degree
2 4 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.66%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 71 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.03%) Google
3 10 (2.77%) Oracle
4 7 (1.94%) Adobe
4 7 (1.94%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.66%) Apigee
6 5 (1.39%) Telerik
6 5 (1.39%) DevExpress
6 5 (1.39%) Wonderware
6 5 (1.39%) Embarcadero
7 4 (1.11%) Zend
7 4 (1.11%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.55%) Symbian
9 1 (0.28%) Unisys
9 1 (0.28%) IBM
9 1 (0.28%) VMware
9 1 (0.28%) Ektron
9 1 (0.28%) Twitter
9 1 (0.28%) Open-E
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