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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
North West / Manchester
Rank 47 42 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +31
Permanent jobs citing WCF 200 178 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.45% 5.57% 3.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.22% 14.60% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 196 168 118
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
1636 1219 1663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.59% 38.14% 42.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1454 1086 1472
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Bolton -9 16 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Bury -11 15 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Wigan - 11 £40,000 -
Stockport -13 5 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Rochdale -14 4 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Oldham -18 3 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Sale - 2 £32,500 - 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 409 (99.27%) C#
1 409 (99.27%) .NET
2 319 (77.43%) ASP.NET
3 292 (70.87%) MVC
4 279 (67.72%) Agile Software Development
5 276 (66.99%) SQL Server
6 220 (53.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 194 (47.09%) TDD
8 177 (42.96%) WPF
9 176 (42.72%) SQL
10 159 (38.59%) .NET Framework
11 145 (35.19%) Web Application Development
12 134 (32.52%) Entity Framework
12 134 (32.52%) JavaScript
13 133 (32.28%) OO
14 130 (31.55%) SQL Server 2014
15 128 (31.07%) ASP.NET Web API
16 123 (29.85%) jQuery
17 122 (29.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 117 (28.40%) BDD
19 114 (27.67%) HTML
20 113 (27.43%) RESTful
21 103 (25.00%) CSS
22 102 (24.76%) Games
23 93 (22.57%) Finance
24 92 (22.33%) AngularJS
25 87 (21.12%) Web Services
26 86 (20.87%) T-SQL
27 83 (20.15%) Google
28 80 (19.42%) Git (software)

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 27 (6.55%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.70%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.73%) CMS
5 3 (0.73%) NServiceBus
5 3 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.24%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (5.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (13.83%) Amazon AWS
1 57 (13.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (6.80%) Google Play
3 23 (5.58%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.73%) SaaS
5 2 (0.49%) GitHub
5 2 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.19%) Internet
2 5 (1.21%) Intranet
3 2 (0.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (66.99%) SQL Server
2 130 (31.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 51 (12.38%) NoSQL
4 41 (9.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (8.25%) Big Data
6 27 (6.55%) MongoDB
7 26 (6.31%) MySQL
8 18 (4.37%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.21%) RavenDB
12 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.73%) Redis
13 3 (0.73%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 80 (19.42%) Git (software)
2 75 (18.20%) NUnit
3 41 (9.95%) MSTest
3 41 (9.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (9.22%) Visual Studio
5 27 (6.55%) TeamCity
6 17 (4.13%) JIRA
7 7 (1.70%) Selenium
7 7 (1.70%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.46%) Subversion
9 5 (1.21%) gulp
9 5 (1.21%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.97%) Moq
11 3 (0.73%) AccuRev
11 3 (0.73%) Grunt
11 3 (0.73%) NuGet
11 3 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.49%) Bower
12 2 (0.49%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 102 (24.76%) Games
2 93 (22.57%) Finance
3 13 (3.16%) Marketing
4 6 (1.46%) Music Industry
5 5 (1.21%) Legal
6 4 (0.97%) Automotive
7 3 (0.73%) Electronics
7 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.73%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 357 (86.65%) Developer
2 291 (70.63%) .NET Developer
3 152 (36.89%) C# Developer
4 102 (24.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 69 (16.75%) Lead Developer
5 69 (16.75%) Senior Developer
6 57 (13.83%) Lead C# Developer
7 56 (13.59%) ASP.NET Developer
8 53 (12.86%) Lead .NET Developer
8 53 (12.86%) Senior C# Developer
9 52 (12.62%) Senior .NET Developer
10 47 (11.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 47 (11.41%) Software Engineer
11 41 (9.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 40 (9.71%) C# Software Engineer
12 40 (9.71%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 36 (8.74%) .NET Software Engineer
14 34 (8.25%) SQL Developer
15 33 (8.01%) Junior
16 32 (7.77%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (99.27%) .NET
2 319 (77.43%) ASP.NET
3 220 (53.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 177 (42.96%) WPF
5 159 (38.59%) .NET Framework
6 134 (32.52%) Entity Framework
7 128 (31.07%) ASP.NET Web API
8 123 (29.85%) jQuery
9 122 (29.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 114 (27.67%) HTML
11 113 (27.43%) RESTful
12 103 (25.00%) CSS
13 92 (22.33%) AngularJS
14 87 (21.12%) Web Services
15 76 (18.45%) KnockoutJS
16 75 (18.20%) Node.js
17 74 (17.96%) XML
18 57 (13.83%) LINQ
19 54 (13.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 47 (11.41%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.22%) Xbox
2 34 (8.25%) Computer Science
2 34 (8.25%) Mobile App
3 28 (6.80%) iPhone
4 23 (5.58%) iPad
4 23 (5.58%) Social Network
5 13 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.70%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.21%) Kindle
9 2 (0.49%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.49%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.49%) Streaming Music
9 2 (0.49%) Telematics
10 1 (0.24%) Fintech
10 1 (0.24%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.24%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.80%) Android
2 20 (4.85%) Windows
3 2 (0.49%) Linux
3 2 (0.49%) Unix
4 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (70.87%) MVC
2 279 (67.72%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (47.09%) TDD
4 145 (35.19%) Web Application Development
5 133 (32.28%) OO
6 117 (28.40%) BDD
7 80 (19.42%) Software Engineering
8 68 (16.50%) Scrum
9 64 (15.53%) Web Development
10 55 (13.35%) Dependency Injection
11 54 (13.11%) Domain-Driven Design
12 42 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (10.19%) Kanban
13 39 (9.47%) MVVM
14 35 (8.50%) Machine Learning
15 32 (7.77%) Multithreading
15 32 (7.77%) SDLC
16 31 (7.52%) UML
17 27 (6.55%) Use Case
18 26 (6.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 409 (99.27%) C#
2 176 (42.72%) SQL
3 134 (32.52%) JavaScript
4 86 (20.87%) T-SQL
5 74 (17.96%) Ruby
6 36 (8.74%) C++
6 36 (8.74%) Java
7 33 (8.01%) PL/SQL
8 27 (6.55%) F#
9 22 (5.34%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.46%) C
11 4 (0.97%) VBA
12 2 (0.49%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.24%) VB
13 1 (0.24%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (2.67%) Degree
2 7 (1.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.18%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (3.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (6.55%) Kibana
Vendors
1 83 (20.15%) Google
2 43 (10.44%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.91%) Oracle
4 6 (1.46%) Tableau
5 3 (0.73%) SAP
5 3 (0.73%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.49%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.49%) IBM
6 2 (0.49%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.24%) DevExpress
Bolton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Very good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Rochdale
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago