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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 59 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 140 209 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.09% 6.37% 7.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.13% 14.37% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 132 190 256
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,300 £50,000
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
1382 1454 1738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 40.40% 44.32% 44.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1209 1245 1484
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +1 7 £32,500 - 1
Stockport +10 5 £42,500 - 2
Rochdale -4 5 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Altrincham +8 2 £46,750 +3.88% 3
Bury - 2 £35,000 -
Wigan +8 1 £32,500 -23.52%
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 298 (99.00%) .NET
2 296 (98.34%) C#
3 222 (73.75%) ASP.NET
4 208 (69.10%) SQL Server
5 203 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
6 154 (51.16%) MVC
7 149 (49.50%) WPF
8 133 (44.19%) TDD
9 118 (39.20%) JavaScript
10 115 (38.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 114 (37.87%) SQL
12 113 (37.54%) Web Services
13 112 (37.21%) .NET Framework
14 106 (35.22%) HTML
15 103 (34.22%) OO
16 100 (33.22%) CSS
17 96 (31.89%) Entity Framework
18 85 (28.24%) jQuery
19 77 (25.58%) Scrum
20 76 (25.25%) Software Engineering
21 72 (23.92%) T-SQL
22 71 (23.59%) LINQ
23 68 (22.59%) NUnit
24 66 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
25 64 (21.26%) RESTful
26 63 (20.93%) Web Application Development
27 61 (20.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
28 58 (19.27%) SQL Server 2014
28 58 (19.27%) Finance
29 53 (17.61%) ASP.NET Web API

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 49 (16.28%) Node.js
2 23 (7.64%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.66%) CMS
4 5 (1.66%) IIS
5 4 (1.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.00%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (1.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (8.64%) Google Play
3 12 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.33%) Office 365
5 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (69.10%) SQL Server
2 58 (19.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 23 (7.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (5.65%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.65%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.00%) SQLite
8 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 68 (22.59%) NUnit
2 51 (16.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (16.61%) Git (software)
4 37 (12.29%) MSTest
5 18 (5.98%) Moq
6 16 (5.32%) Selenium
7 12 (3.99%) Visual Studio
8 11 (3.65%) JIRA
8 11 (3.65%) SpecFlow
8 11 (3.65%) TeamCity
9 8 (2.66%) Subversion
10 6 (1.99%) ReSharper
11 5 (1.66%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (1.66%) SonarQube
12 4 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
13 3 (1.00%) CruiseControl
13 3 (1.00%) FxCop
13 3 (1.00%) Gerrit
13 3 (1.00%) StyleCop
13 3 (1.00%) WiX
General
1 58 (19.27%) Finance
2 48 (15.95%) Games
3 10 (3.32%) Music Industry
4 7 (2.33%) Advertising
5 4 (1.33%) Retail
6 3 (1.00%) Law
6 3 (1.00%) Legal
7 2 (0.66%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 218 (72.43%) Developer
2 160 (53.16%) .NET Developer
3 110 (36.54%) C# Developer
4 67 (22.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 57 (18.94%) Lead Developer
6 51 (16.94%) Senior Developer
7 46 (15.28%) Senior C# Developer
8 40 (13.29%) Software Developer
9 38 (12.62%) C# Software Developer
10 37 (12.29%) Lead C# Developer
10 37 (12.29%) Software Engineer
11 33 (10.96%) ASP.NET Developer
11 33 (10.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 33 (10.96%) Lead .NET Developer
12 31 (10.30%) .NET Software Engineer
12 31 (10.30%) SQL Developer
13 29 (9.63%) C# Software Engineer
14 26 (8.64%) Digital Developer
14 26 (8.64%) Senior .NET Developer
15 25 (8.31%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (99.00%) .NET
2 222 (73.75%) ASP.NET
3 149 (49.50%) WPF
4 115 (38.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 113 (37.54%) Web Services
6 112 (37.21%) .NET Framework
7 106 (35.22%) HTML
8 100 (33.22%) CSS
9 96 (31.89%) Entity Framework
10 85 (28.24%) jQuery
11 71 (23.59%) LINQ
12 64 (21.26%) RESTful
13 61 (20.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 53 (17.61%) ASP.NET Web API
15 50 (16.61%) KnockoutJS
16 48 (15.95%) XML
17 45 (14.95%) SOAP
18 39 (12.96%) AngularJS
19 36 (11.96%) WF
20 33 (10.96%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.30%) Mobile App
2 33 (10.96%) Computer Science
3 26 (8.64%) iPhone
4 24 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.97%) iPad
5 13 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.65%) Mathematics
6 11 (3.65%) Physics
7 5 (1.66%) Health Informatics
7 5 (1.66%) Informatics
7 5 (1.66%) Xbox
8 4 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.33%) Streaming Music
10 1 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.29%) Windows
2 28 (9.30%) Android
3 3 (1.00%) Linux
3 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (51.16%) MVC
3 133 (44.19%) TDD
4 103 (34.22%) OO
5 77 (25.58%) Scrum
6 76 (25.25%) Software Engineering
7 66 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (20.93%) Web Application Development
9 50 (16.61%) Machine Learning
10 45 (14.95%) Dependency Injection
11 38 (12.62%) BDD
11 38 (12.62%) Mentoring
12 36 (11.96%) MVVM
13 31 (10.30%) Kanban
13 31 (10.30%) UML
14 27 (8.97%) Domain-Driven Design
15 25 (8.31%) DSDM
15 25 (8.31%) RUP
15 25 (8.31%) Service Delivery
15 25 (8.31%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 296 (98.34%) C#
2 118 (39.20%) JavaScript
3 114 (37.87%) SQL
4 72 (23.92%) T-SQL
5 32 (10.63%) C++
6 31 (10.30%) Ruby
7 28 (9.30%) Java
7 28 (9.30%) PL/SQL
7 28 (9.30%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.65%) F#
9 6 (1.99%) C
9 6 (1.99%) VBA
9 6 (1.99%) XPath
10 4 (1.33%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.33%) VB
11 3 (1.00%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.00%) Scala
11 3 (1.00%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.66%) PHP
13 1 (0.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 22 (7.31%) Degree
2 7 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.33%) ISEB
4 4 (1.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.99%) SLA
2 2 (0.66%) HL7
2 2 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (3.65%) Kibana
2 3 (1.00%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 37 (12.29%) Google
2 34 (11.30%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.66%) Facebook
4 5 (1.66%) Ektron
4 5 (1.66%) Twitter
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle
6 3 (1.00%) Infragistics
6 3 (1.00%) Telerik
6 3 (1.00%) VMware
6 3 (1.00%) Wonderware
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