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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 59 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 139 219 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.01% 5.98% 6.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.35% 13.65% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 130 196 256
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,250 £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
1343 1604 1825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.77% 43.79% 46.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1152 1390 1564
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,850 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 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 1 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
Rochdale 0 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Stockport +7 3 £42,500 - 3
Oldham +4 3 £32,500 - 1
Bury - 3 £35,000 -
Wigan +9 1 £32,500 -23.52% 3
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 312 (99.05%) .NET
2 310 (98.41%) C#
3 234 (74.29%) ASP.NET
4 214 (67.94%) Agile Software Development
5 206 (65.40%) SQL Server
6 165 (52.38%) MVC
6 165 (52.38%) WPF
7 131 (41.59%) TDD
8 126 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 116 (36.83%) OO
9 116 (36.83%) .NET Framework
10 113 (35.87%) Web Services
10 113 (35.87%) JavaScript
11 111 (35.24%) HTML
11 111 (35.24%) SQL
12 105 (33.33%) CSS
13 97 (30.79%) Entity Framework
14 85 (26.98%) Scrum
15 84 (26.67%) jQuery
16 79 (25.08%) Software Engineering
17 78 (24.76%) NUnit
18 75 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
19 74 (23.49%) LINQ
20 67 (21.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 66 (20.95%) Web Application Development
22 62 (19.68%) T-SQL
23 61 (19.37%) Team Foundation Server
24 57 (18.10%) RESTful
25 54 (17.14%) Finance
25 54 (17.14%) SQL Server 2014

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 51 (16.19%) Node.js
2 17 (5.40%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.90%) CMS
4 6 (1.90%) IIS
5 4 (1.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.95%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.32%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 8 (2.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (13.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.27%) Office 365
4 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.89%) Internet
2 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (65.40%) SQL Server
2 54 (17.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 24 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (5.08%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.22%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.27%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.27%) SQLite
8 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.32%) MySQL
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 78 (24.76%) NUnit
2 61 (19.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (16.51%) Git (software)
4 42 (13.33%) MSTest
5 24 (7.62%) Moq
6 18 (5.71%) Selenium
7 13 (4.13%) Visual Studio
8 12 (3.81%) SpecFlow
9 9 (2.86%) JIRA
10 8 (2.54%) Rhino Mocks
10 8 (2.54%) Subversion
11 7 (2.22%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.90%) ReSharper
13 5 (1.59%) Jenkins
13 5 (1.59%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (1.59%) SonarQube
14 4 (1.27%) FxCop
14 4 (1.27%) Gerrit
14 4 (1.27%) StyleCop
14 4 (1.27%) WiX
General
1 54 (17.14%) Finance
2 44 (13.97%) Games
3 10 (3.17%) Advertising
4 6 (1.90%) Music Industry
5 4 (1.27%) Legal
6 3 (0.95%) Law
7 2 (0.63%) Back Office
7 2 (0.63%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 228 (72.38%) Developer
2 170 (53.97%) .NET Developer
3 117 (37.14%) C# Developer
4 71 (22.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 61 (19.37%) Lead Developer
6 56 (17.78%) Senior Developer
7 51 (16.19%) Senior C# Developer
8 50 (15.87%) Software Developer
9 45 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
10 42 (13.33%) Software Engineer
11 41 (13.02%) ASP.NET Developer
12 40 (12.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 40 (12.70%) Lead C# Developer
13 39 (12.38%) Lead .NET Developer
14 34 (10.79%) C# Software Engineer
15 33 (10.48%) SQL Developer
16 31 (9.84%) .NET Software Engineer
17 29 (9.21%) Senior .NET Developer
18 28 (8.89%) .NET Software Developer
19 27 (8.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (99.05%) .NET
2 234 (74.29%) ASP.NET
3 165 (52.38%) WPF
4 126 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 116 (36.83%) .NET Framework
6 113 (35.87%) Web Services
7 111 (35.24%) HTML
8 105 (33.33%) CSS
9 97 (30.79%) Entity Framework
10 84 (26.67%) jQuery
11 74 (23.49%) LINQ
12 67 (21.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 57 (18.10%) RESTful
14 53 (16.83%) XML
15 49 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web API
16 46 (14.60%) SOAP
17 45 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
18 42 (13.33%) Ninject
19 37 (11.75%) WF
20 34 (10.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.79%) Mobile App
2 28 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 27 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (8.25%) iPhone
5 18 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (5.71%) iPad
6 11 (3.49%) Mathematics
6 11 (3.49%) Physics
7 8 (2.54%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.59%) Health Informatics
8 5 (1.59%) Informatics
9 4 (1.27%) Streaming Music
9 4 (1.27%) User Experience
9 4 (1.27%) Xbox
10 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 49 (15.56%) Windows
2 28 (8.89%) Android
3 4 (1.27%) Linux
3 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.95%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (67.94%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (52.38%) MVC
3 131 (41.59%) TDD
4 116 (36.83%) OO
5 85 (26.98%) Scrum
6 79 (25.08%) Software Engineering
7 75 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (20.95%) Web Application Development
9 50 (15.87%) Dependency Injection
9 50 (15.87%) Machine Learning
10 40 (12.70%) Mentoring
10 40 (12.70%) MVVM
11 34 (10.79%) UML
12 30 (9.52%) BDD
12 30 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
13 29 (9.21%) Kanban
14 25 (7.94%) DSDM
14 25 (7.94%) RUP
14 25 (7.94%) Service Delivery
14 25 (7.94%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 310 (98.41%) C#
2 113 (35.87%) JavaScript
3 111 (35.24%) SQL
4 62 (19.68%) T-SQL
5 32 (10.16%) C++
6 29 (9.21%) Java
7 28 (8.89%) PL/SQL
8 27 (8.57%) Ruby
8 27 (8.57%) VB.NET
9 9 (2.86%) VBA
10 7 (2.22%) F#
11 6 (1.90%) C
12 5 (1.59%) XPath
13 4 (1.27%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.27%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.27%) VB
14 3 (0.95%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.95%) Scala
15 2 (0.63%) PHP
16 1 (0.32%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 23 (7.30%) Degree
2 4 (1.27%) ISEB
2 4 (1.27%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.90%) SLA
2 4 (1.27%) HL7
2 4 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.22%) Kibana
2 4 (1.27%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 37 (11.75%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.48%) Google
3 11 (3.49%) Facebook
4 5 (1.59%) Ektron
4 5 (1.59%) Twitter
5 4 (1.27%) VMware
5 4 (1.27%) Wonderware
6 3 (0.95%) Infragistics
6 3 (0.95%) Oracle
6 3 (0.95%) Telerik
7 1 (0.32%) EPiServer
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ultra Electronics
Salary: £35,000-£45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Guru Careers
Salary: 25000-40000 Per Annum (DOE)
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Greater Manchester
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 per annum + £4200 Car Allowance plus benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago