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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 54 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 164 209 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.55% 5.84% 5.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.92% 14.09% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 162 193 211
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 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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
1502 1483 1781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.68% 41.46% 44.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1276 1497
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Stockport +4 13 £37,500 - 1
Rochdale 0 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Bolton -10 9 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Oldham -2 7 £32,500 -10.34% 1
Sale - 7 £47,500 - 2
Altrincham +5 4 £47,500 -9.52%
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 303 (100.00%) .NET
2 299 (98.68%) C#
3 246 (81.19%) ASP.NET
4 223 (73.60%) SQL Server
5 208 (68.65%) Agile Software Development
6 196 (64.69%) MVC
7 158 (52.15%) TDD
8 150 (49.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 132 (43.56%) WPF
10 129 (42.57%) JavaScript
11 121 (39.93%) .NET Framework
12 117 (38.61%) SQL
12 117 (38.61%) HTML
13 113 (37.29%) jQuery
14 111 (36.63%) Entity Framework
15 107 (35.31%) CSS
16 97 (32.01%) OO
17 95 (31.35%) Web Services
18 91 (30.03%) Scrum
19 84 (27.72%) RESTful
20 82 (27.06%) Web Application Development
21 81 (26.73%) T-SQL
22 79 (26.07%) ASP.NET Web API
22 79 (26.07%) SQL Server 2014
23 70 (23.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 69 (22.77%) Finance
25 67 (22.11%) AngularJS
26 66 (21.78%) LINQ
27 64 (21.12%) XML
28 61 (20.13%) Games

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 (7.26%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.60%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (3.30%) NServiceBus
4 5 (1.65%) CMS
5 4 (1.32%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.99%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (4.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 51 (16.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (8.58%) Google Play
3 22 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (73.60%) SQL Server
2 79 (26.07%) SQL Server 2014
3 21 (6.93%) MongoDB
4 20 (6.60%) NoSQL
5 16 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.99%) MySQL
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 53 (17.49%) NUnit
2 50 (16.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (14.52%) Git (software)
4 39 (12.87%) MSTest
5 30 (9.90%) Selenium
6 24 (7.92%) SpecFlow
7 20 (6.60%) TeamCity
8 16 (5.28%) Visual Studio
9 11 (3.63%) JIRA
10 10 (3.30%) FxCop
10 10 (3.30%) StyleCop
11 9 (2.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (1.98%) ReSharper
13 5 (1.65%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (1.65%) Moq
13 5 (1.65%) SonarQube
13 5 (1.65%) Subversion
14 3 (0.99%) CruiseControl
14 3 (0.99%) Jasmine
15 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
General
1 69 (22.77%) Finance
2 61 (20.13%) Games
3 13 (4.29%) Music Industry
4 10 (3.30%) Retail
5 3 (0.99%) Law
5 3 (0.99%) Legal
6 2 (0.66%) Advertising
6 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.66%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 233 (76.90%) Developer
2 177 (58.42%) .NET Developer
3 100 (33.00%) C# Developer
4 68 (22.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (15.84%) Senior Developer
6 45 (14.85%) Lead Developer
7 39 (12.87%) Senior C# Developer
8 35 (11.55%) .NET Software Engineer
8 35 (11.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 35 (11.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 35 (11.55%) Software Engineer
9 33 (10.89%) Lead C# Developer
10 32 (10.56%) Software Developer
11 30 (9.90%) C# Software Developer
12 28 (9.24%) SQL Developer
13 27 (8.91%) C# Software Engineer
13 27 (8.91%) Senior .NET Developer
14 26 (8.58%) Digital Developer
14 26 (8.58%) Lead .NET Developer
15 24 (7.92%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (100.00%) .NET
2 246 (81.19%) ASP.NET
3 150 (49.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 132 (43.56%) WPF
5 121 (39.93%) .NET Framework
6 117 (38.61%) HTML
7 113 (37.29%) jQuery
8 111 (36.63%) Entity Framework
9 107 (35.31%) CSS
10 95 (31.35%) Web Services
11 84 (27.72%) RESTful
12 79 (26.07%) ASP.NET Web API
13 70 (23.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 67 (22.11%) AngularJS
15 66 (21.78%) LINQ
16 64 (21.12%) XML
17 59 (19.47%) KnockoutJS
18 51 (16.83%) Node.js
19 49 (16.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 41 (13.53%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.53%) Mobile App
2 35 (11.55%) Computer Science
3 27 (8.91%) iPad
4 26 (8.58%) iPhone
5 17 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.30%) PMI
6 10 (3.30%) User Experience
7 9 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.97%) Xbox
8 4 (1.32%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.32%) Physics
9 1 (0.33%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.87%) Windows
2 26 (8.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (68.65%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (64.69%) MVC
3 158 (52.15%) TDD
4 97 (32.01%) OO
5 91 (30.03%) Scrum
6 82 (27.06%) Web Application Development
7 61 (20.13%) BDD
8 59 (19.47%) Software Engineering
9 57 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
10 56 (18.48%) Dependency Injection
11 43 (14.19%) Kanban
12 35 (11.55%) Domain-Driven Design
13 34 (11.22%) MVVM
14 32 (10.56%) Unit Testing
15 30 (9.90%) Machine Learning
15 30 (9.90%) UML
16 29 (9.57%) Web Development
17 27 (8.91%) E-Commerce
18 26 (8.58%) DSDM
18 26 (8.58%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 299 (98.68%) C#
2 129 (42.57%) JavaScript
3 117 (38.61%) SQL
4 81 (26.73%) T-SQL
5 40 (13.20%) Ruby
6 32 (10.56%) VB.NET
7 29 (9.57%) PL/SQL
8 26 (8.58%) C++
8 26 (8.58%) Java
9 20 (6.60%) F#
10 6 (1.98%) XPath
11 4 (1.32%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.32%) VBA
12 3 (0.99%) VB
13 1 (0.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (4.95%) Degree
2 10 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.30%) PMI Certification
3 6 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (1.32%) ISEB
4 4 (1.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.98%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (6.60%) Kibana
Vendors
1 54 (17.82%) Microsoft
2 46 (15.18%) Google
3 6 (1.98%) Oracle
4 5 (1.65%) Ektron
5 3 (0.99%) Infragistics
5 3 (0.99%) Telerik
6 2 (0.66%) Twitter
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Cyrane Systems
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus pension and health cover.
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Bupa + Pension + Excellent Training
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RMI International
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
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TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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