The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 56 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 154 184 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.47% 5.51% 6.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.78% 12.66% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 147 172 249
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1429 1453 1795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.43% 43.48% 44.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1256 1527
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Manchester

WCF
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham +5 9 £32,500 - 1
Stockport +13 7 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Rochdale -4 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Altrincham +3 4 £47,500 +2.70%
Bolton -12 4 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Sale +3 2 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Wigan +1 1 £32,500 -23.52%
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for WCF.

1 308 (99.04%) .NET
2 306 (98.39%) C#
3 231 (74.28%) ASP.NET
4 218 (70.10%) SQL Server
5 214 (68.81%) Agile Software Development
6 176 (56.59%) MVC
7 154 (49.52%) TDD
8 151 (48.55%) WPF
9 130 (41.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 125 (40.19%) JavaScript
11 119 (38.26%) .NET Framework
12 117 (37.62%) SQL
13 113 (36.33%) HTML
13 113 (36.33%) Web Services
14 109 (35.05%) Entity Framework
15 106 (34.08%) OO
16 105 (33.76%) CSS
17 101 (32.48%) jQuery
18 89 (28.62%) Scrum
19 75 (24.12%) T-SQL
19 75 (24.12%) LINQ
20 74 (23.79%) Software Engineering
21 73 (23.47%) RESTful
22 69 (22.19%) Web Application Development
23 67 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
24 66 (21.22%) Finance
24 66 (21.22%) SQL Server 2014
24 66 (21.22%) ASP.NET Web API
25 63 (20.26%) NUnit
26 62 (19.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (7.07%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.93%) NServiceBus
4 5 (1.61%) CMS
5 4 (1.29%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.96%) IIS
6 3 (0.96%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (3.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (16.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (8.36%) Google Play
3 16 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.29%) Office 365
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (70.10%) SQL Server
2 66 (21.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 19 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (5.47%) NoSQL
5 16 (5.14%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.64%) SQLite
12 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 63 (20.26%) NUnit
2 56 (18.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (15.43%) Git (software)
4 36 (11.58%) MSTest
5 25 (8.04%) Selenium
6 18 (5.79%) SpecFlow
7 15 (4.82%) TeamCity
7 15 (4.82%) Visual Studio
8 12 (3.86%) Moq
9 11 (3.54%) JIRA
10 8 (2.57%) FxCop
10 8 (2.57%) StyleCop
10 8 (2.57%) Subversion
11 7 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (1.93%) ReSharper
13 5 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (1.61%) SonarQube
14 3 (0.96%) CruiseControl
14 3 (0.96%) Jasmine
14 3 (0.96%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 66 (21.22%) Finance
2 56 (18.01%) Games
3 12 (3.86%) Music Industry
4 9 (2.89%) Retail
5 5 (1.61%) Advertising
6 3 (0.96%) Law
6 3 (0.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 230 (73.95%) Developer
2 166 (53.38%) .NET Developer
3 112 (36.01%) C# Developer
4 69 (22.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 58 (18.65%) Lead Developer
6 53 (17.04%) Senior Developer
7 46 (14.79%) Senior C# Developer
8 39 (12.54%) Lead C# Developer
9 37 (11.90%) Software Developer
9 37 (11.90%) Software Engineer
10 36 (11.58%) C# Software Developer
11 34 (10.93%) ASP.NET Developer
11 34 (10.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 32 (10.29%) .NET Software Engineer
12 32 (10.29%) Lead .NET Developer
12 32 (10.29%) SQL Developer
13 28 (9.00%) C# Software Engineer
14 26 (8.36%) Digital Developer
15 25 (8.04%) Applications Support
16 24 (7.72%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (99.04%) .NET
2 231 (74.28%) ASP.NET
3 151 (48.55%) WPF
4 130 (41.80%) ASP.NET MVC
5 119 (38.26%) .NET Framework
6 113 (36.33%) HTML
6 113 (36.33%) Web Services
7 109 (35.05%) Entity Framework
8 105 (33.76%) CSS
9 101 (32.48%) jQuery
10 75 (24.12%) LINQ
11 73 (23.47%) RESTful
12 66 (21.22%) ASP.NET Web API
13 62 (19.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 58 (18.65%) XML
15 55 (17.68%) KnockoutJS
16 54 (17.36%) AngularJS
17 48 (15.43%) Node.js
18 42 (13.50%) SOAP
19 41 (13.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.54%) Computer Science
2 38 (12.22%) Mobile App
3 26 (8.36%) iPad
3 26 (8.36%) iPhone
4 23 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.89%) Mathematics
5 9 (2.89%) Physics
6 7 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.25%) User Experience
6 7 (2.25%) Xbox
7 6 (1.93%) PMI
8 3 (0.96%) Health Informatics
8 3 (0.96%) Informatics
9 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.32%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.54%) Windows
2 26 (8.36%) Android
3 3 (0.96%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.64%) Linux
4 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (68.81%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (56.59%) MVC
3 154 (49.52%) TDD
4 106 (34.08%) OO
5 89 (28.62%) Scrum
6 74 (23.79%) Software Engineering
7 69 (22.19%) Web Application Development
8 67 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (16.08%) BDD
9 50 (16.08%) Dependency Injection
10 48 (15.43%) Machine Learning
11 38 (12.22%) Kanban
12 34 (10.93%) Mentoring
12 34 (10.93%) MVVM
13 30 (9.65%) Domain-Driven Design
13 30 (9.65%) UML
13 30 (9.65%) Unit Testing
14 25 (8.04%) DSDM
14 25 (8.04%) E-Commerce
14 25 (8.04%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 306 (98.39%) C#
2 125 (40.19%) JavaScript
3 117 (37.62%) SQL
4 75 (24.12%) T-SQL
5 34 (10.93%) Ruby
6 32 (10.29%) C++
7 28 (9.00%) Java
7 28 (9.00%) PL/SQL
8 27 (8.68%) VB.NET
9 15 (4.82%) F#
10 6 (1.93%) C
10 6 (1.93%) XPath
11 5 (1.61%) VBA
12 4 (1.29%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.96%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.96%) Scala
13 3 (0.96%) VB
14 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 24 (7.72%) Degree
2 8 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.93%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (1.29%) ISEB
5 4 (1.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.93%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (4.82%) Kibana
2 2 (0.64%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 46 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 41 (13.18%) Google
3 5 (1.61%) Ektron
3 5 (1.61%) Twitter
4 4 (1.29%) Facebook
4 4 (1.29%) Oracle
5 3 (0.96%) Infragistics
5 3 (0.96%) Telerik
6 2 (0.64%) VMware
6 2 (0.64%) Wonderware
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reward Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 9% Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 9% Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago