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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 45 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 201 192 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.97% 5.09% 4.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.43% 10.29% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 183 172 174
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 £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1759 1865 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.48% 49.42% 51.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1502 1666 1770
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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
(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
Stockport +9 18 £42,500 +39.34% 3
Bolton +8 14 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Rochdale - 10 £42,500 -
Wigan +4 9 £32,500 -10.34% 1
Cheadle - 8 - -
Altrincham - 1 £30,000 -
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 457 (96.21%) C#
2 423 (89.05%) .NET
3 358 (75.37%) SQL Server
4 332 (69.89%) ASP.NET
5 291 (61.26%) Agile Software Development
6 262 (55.16%) MVC
7 218 (45.89%) .NET Framework
8 206 (43.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 195 (41.05%) TDD
10 180 (37.89%) HTML
10 180 (37.89%) JavaScript
11 170 (35.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 168 (35.37%) OO
13 166 (34.95%) CSS
14 141 (29.68%) Web Services
14 141 (29.68%) SQL
15 135 (28.42%) WPF
15 135 (28.42%) jQuery
16 132 (27.79%) LINQ
17 117 (24.63%) SQL Server 2008
18 102 (21.47%) Team Foundation Server
19 101 (21.26%) SQL Server 2012
20 86 (18.11%) VB.NET
21 85 (17.89%) Microsoft
22 83 (17.47%) Unit Testing
23 76 (16.00%) XML
24 75 (15.79%) Windows
24 75 (15.79%) OOD
24 75 (15.79%) Finance
25 73 (15.37%) Degree

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 46 (9.68%) Node.js
2 25 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.95%) IIS
4 13 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (2.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (1.89%) Drupal
8 6 (1.26%) Lync
9 5 (1.05%) Confluence
10 3 (0.63%) CMS
10 3 (0.63%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.42%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.21%) Apache
12 1 (0.21%) SAS
12 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.21%) Alfresco
Applications
1 32 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.26%) Fireworks
2 6 (1.26%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.05%) PaaS
4 4 (0.84%) SaaS
4 4 (0.84%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.89%) Internet
2 9 (1.89%) Intranet
3 4 (0.84%) Firewall
3 4 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.42%) HTTP
5 1 (0.21%) DNS
5 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (75.37%) SQL Server
2 117 (24.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 101 (21.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 73 (15.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (5.05%) Relational Database
5 24 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.95%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.11%) MySQL
8 10 (2.11%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.63%) Big Data
11 3 (0.63%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.21%) OLTP
13 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.21%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 102 (21.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 65 (13.68%) NUnit
3 37 (7.79%) Moq
4 33 (6.95%) Visual Studio
5 21 (4.42%) SpecFlow
6 20 (4.21%) Git (software)
7 13 (2.74%) JIRA
8 11 (2.32%) Selenium
9 10 (2.11%) MSTest
10 8 (1.68%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.05%) ReSharper
11 5 (1.05%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.63%) PowerBuilder
12 3 (0.63%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.42%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.42%) LLBLGen Pro
13 2 (0.42%) StyleCop
13 2 (0.42%) FxCop
13 2 (0.42%) NCrunch
General
1 75 (15.79%) Finance
2 27 (5.68%) Games
3 13 (2.74%) Marketing
4 11 (2.32%) Billing
5 10 (2.11%) Retail
6 8 (1.68%) Advertising
7 7 (1.47%) Legal
8 5 (1.05%) Automotive
9 4 (0.84%) Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Military
10 2 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 429 (90.32%) Developer
2 251 (52.84%) .NET Developer
3 211 (44.42%) C# Developer
4 162 (34.11%) Senior Developer
5 147 (30.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 111 (23.37%) Senior C# Developer
7 102 (21.47%) Software Developer
8 79 (16.63%) ASP.NET Developer
9 76 (16.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 69 (14.53%) Senior .NET Developer
11 49 (10.32%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 45 (9.47%) C# Software Developer
13 44 (9.26%) Lead Developer
14 38 (8.00%) Web Developer
14 38 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
15 26 (5.47%) Senior Software Developer
16 24 (5.05%) Software Engineer
17 23 (4.84%) .NET Web Developer
18 21 (4.42%) Agile C# Developer
19 20 (4.21%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 423 (89.05%) .NET
2 332 (69.89%) ASP.NET
3 218 (45.89%) .NET Framework
4 206 (43.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 180 (37.89%) HTML
6 170 (35.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 166 (34.95%) CSS
8 141 (29.68%) Web Services
9 135 (28.42%) WPF
9 135 (28.42%) jQuery
10 132 (27.79%) LINQ
11 76 (16.00%) XML
12 69 (14.53%) KnockoutJS
13 65 (13.68%) WinForms
14 62 (13.05%) Ninject
15 59 (12.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 49 (10.32%) REST
17 46 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 45 (9.47%) ADO.NET
19 43 (9.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.11%) Computer Science
2 36 (7.58%) N-Tier
3 32 (6.74%) Mathematics
3 32 (6.74%) Physics
4 28 (5.89%) Mobile App
5 26 (5.47%) iPhone
6 20 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (3.16%) Streaming Music
8 14 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.89%) W3C
10 8 (1.68%) Tandem
11 6 (1.26%) User Experience
11 6 (1.26%) Statistics
12 5 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (0.63%) NHS
13 3 (0.63%) Informatics
14 2 (0.42%) RIA
14 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
15 1 (0.21%) Management Information System
15 1 (0.21%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 75 (15.79%) Windows
2 26 (5.47%) Android
3 11 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.42%) Linux
7 1 (0.21%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (61.26%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (55.16%) MVC
3 195 (41.05%) TDD
4 168 (35.37%) OO
5 83 (17.47%) Unit Testing
6 75 (15.79%) OOD
7 72 (15.16%) E-Commerce
8 61 (12.84%) Web Application Development
9 60 (12.63%) SOA
9 60 (12.63%) Web Development
10 58 (12.21%) Domain-Driven Design
11 57 (12.00%) Scrum
12 55 (11.58%) Dependency Injection
13 50 (10.53%) Software Engineering
14 48 (10.11%) Mentoring
15 42 (8.84%) UML
16 36 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (7.37%) BDD
18 30 (6.32%) Enterprise Architecture
19 23 (4.84%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 457 (96.21%) C#
2 180 (37.89%) JavaScript
3 141 (29.68%) SQL
4 86 (18.11%) VB.NET
5 64 (13.47%) T-SQL
6 16 (3.37%) Java
7 12 (2.53%) Delphi
8 11 (2.32%) TypeScript
8 11 (2.32%) Ruby
9 10 (2.11%) C++
9 10 (2.11%) PHP
10 5 (1.05%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.84%) Python
11 4 (0.84%) C
12 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.63%) XPath
13 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.21%) XAML
14 1 (0.21%) XQuery
14 1 (0.21%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 73 (15.37%) Degree
2 24 (5.05%) MCP
3 19 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.00%) MCSD
4 17 (3.58%) MCAD
4 17 (3.58%) MCTS
5 5 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.05%) CCNP
6 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.05%) SLA
2 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.42%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.68%) OpenView
Vendors
1 85 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.95%) Oracle
3 26 (5.47%) Google
4 10 (2.11%) Wonderware
5 9 (1.89%) Zend
6 8 (1.68%) Remedy
6 8 (1.68%) Embarcadero
6 8 (1.68%) HP
6 8 (1.68%) IBM
7 6 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.63%) VMware
9 2 (0.42%) Open Text
10 1 (0.21%) Open-E
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Negotiable dependant on Experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wigan
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Annual Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Growth opportunities towards tech le
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago