The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 35 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 281 290 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.94% 7.07% 4.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.14% 13.72% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 271 272 173
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 £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1856 2114 1812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 45.86% 51.52% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1601 1932 1664
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +1 36 £40,000 - 1
Stockport +13 28 £32,500 - 1
Oldham -4 9 £32,500 +30.00%
Wigan +11 7 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Cheadle - 4 £40,000 -
Altrincham +5 3 £50,000 +37.93% 3
Rochdale 0 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Bury - 1 £32,500 - 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 512 (97.52%) C#
2 509 (96.95%) .NET
3 441 (84.00%) ASP.NET
4 395 (75.24%) SQL Server
5 299 (56.95%) MVC
6 250 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 204 (38.86%) .NET Framework
8 199 (37.90%) TDD
9 163 (31.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 157 (29.90%) JavaScript
11 156 (29.71%) SQL
12 144 (27.43%) HTML
13 140 (26.67%) OO
14 133 (25.33%) jQuery
15 127 (24.19%) CSS
16 122 (23.24%) Team Foundation Server
17 120 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
18 115 (21.90%) WPF
19 114 (21.71%) Web Services
19 114 (21.71%) VB.NET
20 113 (21.52%) Windows
21 105 (20.00%) Finance
22 103 (19.62%) XML
22 103 (19.62%) SQL Server 2012
23 97 (18.48%) LINQ
24 94 (17.90%) Scrum
25 90 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
26 84 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
27 81 (15.43%) Microsoft
28 80 (15.24%) Unit Testing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 44 (8.38%) SharePoint
2 30 (5.71%) Node.js
3 29 (5.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 25 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 21 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
6 18 (3.43%) IIS
7 3 (0.57%) CMS
7 3 (0.57%) Lync
8 2 (0.38%) CICS
8 2 (0.38%) FileNet
Applications
1 31 (5.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.19%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.48%) Internet
2 12 (2.29%) X.509
2 12 (2.29%) SSL
3 8 (1.52%) Extranet
4 7 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.95%) Intranet
6 3 (0.57%) DNS
6 3 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (75.24%) SQL Server
2 103 (19.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 90 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 53 (10.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 35 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (3.24%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.71%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.52%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.33%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.57%) MySQL
14 2 (0.38%) DB2
15 1 (0.19%) OLTP
15 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
15 1 (0.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 122 (23.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (11.81%) NUnit
3 51 (9.71%) Visual Studio
4 32 (6.10%) Moq
5 15 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 13 (2.48%) SpecFlow
7 12 (2.29%) Mercurial
7 12 (2.29%) ReSharper
7 12 (2.29%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
9 7 (1.33%) Subversion
9 7 (1.33%) MSTest
10 6 (1.14%) JIRA
11 2 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.38%) Selenium
12 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.19%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.19%) PhoneGap
General
1 105 (20.00%) Finance
2 31 (5.90%) Games
3 14 (2.67%) Legal
4 10 (1.90%) Retail
5 4 (0.76%) Advertising
5 4 (0.76%) Music Industry
6 3 (0.57%) Billing
6 3 (0.57%) Banking
6 3 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.19%) Military
7 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 496 (94.48%) Developer
2 312 (59.43%) .NET Developer
3 199 (37.90%) C# Developer
4 139 (26.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 128 (24.38%) Senior Developer
6 88 (16.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 88 (16.76%) Software Developer
7 83 (15.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 83 (15.81%) Senior .NET Developer
8 65 (12.38%) Lead Developer
9 61 (11.62%) Senior C# Developer
9 61 (11.62%) Web Developer
10 48 (9.14%) .NET Software Developer
11 44 (8.38%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 42 (8.00%) C# Web Developer
13 36 (6.86%) Analyst
13 36 (6.86%) .NET Web Developer
14 28 (5.33%) Lead C# Developer
15 26 (4.95%) Analyst Developer
16 24 (4.57%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 509 (96.95%) .NET
2 441 (84.00%) ASP.NET
3 250 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 204 (38.86%) .NET Framework
5 163 (31.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 144 (27.43%) HTML
7 133 (25.33%) jQuery
8 127 (24.19%) CSS
9 115 (21.90%) WPF
10 114 (21.71%) Web Services
11 103 (19.62%) XML
12 97 (18.48%) LINQ
13 84 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 74 (14.10%) WinForms
15 65 (12.38%) Razor View Engine
16 61 (11.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 45 (8.57%) NHibernate
18 38 (7.24%) REST
19 34 (6.48%) XSLT
20 31 (5.90%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.10%) N-Tier
2 27 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.38%) Mobile App
5 22 (4.19%) iPhone
6 12 (2.29%) PKI
7 10 (1.90%) Mathematics
7 10 (1.90%) Physics
8 9 (1.71%) Statistics
9 8 (1.52%) Social Network
9 8 (1.52%) RIA
10 6 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.38%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.38%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.38%) Online Games
12 2 (0.38%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 113 (21.52%) Windows
2 25 (4.76%) Android
3 7 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (0.57%) Windows CE
4 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.38%) UNIX
6 1 (0.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (56.95%) MVC
2 199 (37.90%) TDD
3 140 (26.67%) OO
4 120 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (17.90%) Scrum
6 80 (15.24%) Unit Testing
7 78 (14.86%) Web Application Development
8 73 (13.90%) BDD
9 71 (13.52%) Web Development
10 69 (13.14%) E-Commerce
11 53 (10.10%) Domain-Driven Design
12 52 (9.90%) OOD
13 50 (9.52%) Software Engineering
14 33 (6.29%) UML
15 31 (5.90%) CQRS
16 30 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
17 29 (5.52%) Dependency Injection
18 18 (3.43%) MVVM
19 17 (3.24%) Kanban
20 15 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 512 (97.52%) C#
2 157 (29.90%) JavaScript
3 156 (29.71%) SQL
4 114 (21.71%) VB.NET
5 70 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 10 (1.90%) PL/SQL
7 9 (1.71%) Ruby
7 9 (1.71%) C++
8 7 (1.33%) ActionScript
9 6 (1.14%) PHP
10 4 (0.76%) XAML
10 4 (0.76%) Java
11 3 (0.57%) Delphi
11 3 (0.57%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.19%) XPath
12 1 (0.19%) C
12 1 (0.19%) Python
12 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (8.00%) MCTS
3 41 (7.81%) MCP
4 39 (7.43%) MCAD
4 39 (7.43%) MCSD
5 26 (4.95%) Degree
6 3 (0.57%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.67%) QA
2 8 (1.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (0.95%) OpenView
Vendors
1 81 (15.43%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.38%) Google
3 20 (3.81%) Oracle
4 9 (1.71%) TIBCO
4 9 (1.71%) Facebook
4 9 (1.71%) Twitter
5 7 (1.33%) IBM
6 5 (0.95%) Remedy
6 5 (0.95%) HP
7 4 (0.76%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.57%) Dell
8 3 (0.57%) Cisco
8 3 (0.57%) NetApp
8 3 (0.57%) Juniper
8 3 (0.57%) F5
8 3 (0.57%) 3PAR
9 2 (0.38%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.38%) Symantec
9 2 (0.38%) VMware
10 1 (0.19%) Wonderware
Manchester, Lancashire
Central Manchester University Hospital
Salary: Band 6 £25,783 - £34,530 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Central Manchester University Hospital
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Central Manchester University Hospital
Salary: Band 7 £30,764 - £40,558 pa
Posted: Yesterday
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Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Experis IT
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum Depending of level of experience
Posted: 2 days ago
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Randstad Digital
Posted: 2 days ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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IT Ventures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 43,000 + bens & 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago