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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 68 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 142 252 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.60% 6.78% 7.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.60% 13.68% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 124 246 312
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1651 1842 2310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.84% 49.56% 53.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1469 1655 2108
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +4 29 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Stockport +7 16 £38,500 -12.00% 4
Altrincham -4 4 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Wigan -13 4 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Rochdale -10 1 £52,000 +60.00% 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 313 (96.60%) C#
2 297 (91.67%) .NET
3 259 (79.94%) ASP.NET
4 236 (72.84%) Agile Software Development
5 222 (68.52%) SQL Server
6 220 (67.90%) MVC
7 169 (52.16%) JavaScript
8 167 (51.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 163 (50.31%) CSS
10 160 (49.38%) HTML
11 132 (40.74%) TDD
12 119 (36.73%) .NET Framework
13 100 (30.86%) jQuery
14 90 (27.78%) SQL
14 90 (27.78%) Web Services
15 79 (24.38%) OO
15 79 (24.38%) KnockoutJS
16 75 (23.15%) Dependency Injection
16 75 (23.15%) LINQ
17 71 (21.91%) WPF
17 71 (21.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 70 (21.60%) SQL Server 2008
19 64 (19.75%) Team Foundation Server
20 62 (19.14%) Microsoft
20 62 (19.14%) Node.js
21 61 (18.83%) Ninject
22 58 (17.90%) Web Application Development
23 54 (16.67%) T-SQL
24 53 (16.36%) XML
24 53 (16.36%) Domain-Driven Design

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 62 (19.14%) Node.js
2 16 (4.94%) Confluence
3 15 (4.63%) Umbraco
4 14 (4.32%) IIS
5 11 (3.40%) CMS
6 10 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (2.47%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.54%) Drupal
9 4 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.93%) WordPress
10 3 (0.93%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.31%) Lync
12 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.62%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 17 (5.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) PaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.31%) IaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.01%) Internet
2 9 (2.78%) Intranet
3 5 (1.54%) HTTP
4 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.62%) Firewall
5 1 (0.31%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (68.52%) SQL Server
2 70 (21.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (12.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (8.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (7.10%) Relational Database
6 21 (6.48%) MySQL
6 21 (6.48%) MongoDB
7 17 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.93%) OLTP
10 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.31%) SQLite
11 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 64 (19.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (13.89%) NUnit
3 22 (6.79%) Visual Studio
4 21 (6.48%) Git (software)
5 17 (5.25%) Moq
6 16 (4.94%) Bitbucket
6 16 (4.94%) Mercurial
6 16 (4.94%) JIRA
7 9 (2.78%) ReSharper
8 8 (2.47%) Subversion
9 6 (1.85%) NCrunch
10 5 (1.54%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.54%) MSTest
11 4 (1.23%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (0.93%) PowerBuilder
12 3 (0.93%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.93%) Grunt
13 2 (0.62%) Rational Rose
13 2 (0.62%) Selenium
14 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (13.58%) Finance
2 31 (9.57%) Games
3 16 (4.94%) Automotive
4 8 (2.47%) Retail
5 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.62%) Marketing
6 1 (0.31%) Back Office
6 1 (0.31%) Billing
6 1 (0.31%) Banking
Job Titles
1 283 (87.35%) Developer
2 186 (57.41%) .NET Developer
3 132 (40.74%) C# Developer
4 89 (27.47%) Senior Developer
5 88 (27.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 61 (18.83%) Senior C# Developer
7 55 (16.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 48 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
9 47 (14.51%) Senior .NET Developer
10 45 (13.89%) Software Developer
11 30 (9.26%) C# Software Developer
12 22 (6.79%) Architect
13 20 (6.17%) Lead Developer
14 19 (5.86%) Senior Software Developer
15 18 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
15 18 (5.56%) Web Developer
16 17 (5.25%) Junior
16 17 (5.25%) .NET Software Developer
17 16 (4.94%) .NET Architect
18 15 (4.63%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (91.67%) .NET
2 259 (79.94%) ASP.NET
3 167 (51.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 163 (50.31%) CSS
5 160 (49.38%) HTML
6 119 (36.73%) .NET Framework
7 100 (30.86%) jQuery
8 90 (27.78%) Web Services
9 79 (24.38%) KnockoutJS
10 75 (23.15%) LINQ
11 71 (21.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 71 (21.91%) WPF
12 61 (18.83%) Ninject
13 53 (16.36%) XML
14 47 (14.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 40 (12.35%) Ajax
16 37 (11.42%) ASP.NET Web API
17 35 (10.80%) WinForms
18 32 (9.88%) SOAP
19 29 (8.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.64%) iPhone
1 28 (8.64%) Mobile App
2 24 (7.41%) Streaming Music
3 20 (6.17%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.86%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (5.25%) Inversion of Control
6 14 (4.32%) Mathematics
7 13 (4.01%) Physics
8 8 (2.47%) User Experience
9 6 (1.85%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.54%) W3C
11 3 (0.93%) Informatics
11 3 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.62%) LIMS
12 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.31%) Handset
13 1 (0.31%) Tandem
13 1 (0.31%) Interactive TV
13 1 (0.31%) NHS
13 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 47 (14.51%) Windows
2 28 (8.64%) Android
3 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (72.84%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (67.90%) MVC
3 132 (40.74%) TDD
4 79 (24.38%) OO
5 75 (23.15%) Dependency Injection
6 58 (17.90%) Web Application Development
7 53 (16.36%) Domain-Driven Design
8 46 (14.20%) E-Commerce
9 43 (13.27%) Web Development
10 38 (11.73%) Scrum
11 35 (10.80%) Software Engineering
12 34 (10.49%) OOD
13 30 (9.26%) Unit Testing
14 28 (8.64%) Mentoring
15 25 (7.72%) SOA
16 24 (7.41%) Web Design
17 22 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (6.48%) UML
19 19 (5.86%) MVVM
20 17 (5.25%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 313 (96.60%) C#
2 169 (52.16%) JavaScript
3 90 (27.78%) SQL
4 54 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 50 (15.43%) VB.NET
6 13 (4.01%) Delphi
7 11 (3.40%) Java
7 11 (3.40%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.47%) Ruby
9 6 (1.85%) C++
10 5 (1.54%) PHP
11 3 (0.93%) C
11 3 (0.93%) Scala
12 2 (0.62%) VB
13 1 (0.31%) XPath
13 1 (0.31%) VBA
13 1 (0.31%) Python
13 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 62 (19.14%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.26%) Google
3 19 (5.86%) Oracle
4 13 (4.01%) Embarcadero
5 9 (2.78%) Wonderware
6 5 (1.54%) Zend
6 5 (1.54%) Telerik
7 4 (1.23%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.23%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.93%) Open-E
9 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.31%) VMware
10 1 (0.31%) Twitter
Wigan, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + flexitime, holidays...
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent pension + holidays
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bolton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Industry leading benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £18 - £30000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, 25 days' holiday
Posted: 7 days ago