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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 43 63 34
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -29
Permanent jobs citing WCF 170 160 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.21% 3.98% 7.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.34% 9.47% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 161 139 272
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1274 1689 1873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.02% 41.98% 49.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1116 1501 1674
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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 +1 18 £37,500 -7.40% 1
Bury - 9 £47,500 - 3
Rochdale +2 5 £45,000 -13.46% 2
Bolton -3 4 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Oldham - 2 £35,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £32,000 -
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 377 (98.95%) C#
2 374 (98.16%) .NET
3 296 (77.69%) ASP.NET
4 264 (69.29%) Agile Software Development
5 232 (60.89%) SQL Server
6 223 (58.53%) MVC
7 188 (49.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 183 (48.03%) WPF
9 177 (46.46%) TDD
10 133 (34.91%) .NET Framework
11 129 (33.86%) HTML
11 129 (33.86%) JavaScript
11 129 (33.86%) OO
12 120 (31.50%) CSS
13 112 (29.40%) Web Services
13 112 (29.40%) Scrum
13 112 (29.40%) Entity Framework
13 112 (29.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 111 (29.13%) NUnit
15 110 (28.87%) SQL
16 99 (25.98%) Web Application Development
17 93 (24.41%) jQuery
18 88 (23.10%) Continuous Integration
18 88 (23.10%) LINQ
19 79 (20.73%) SQL Server 2014
20 76 (19.95%) Team Foundation Server
21 73 (19.16%) Dependency Injection
22 71 (18.64%) Node.js
23 70 (18.37%) Software Engineering
23 70 (18.37%) Windows

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 71 (18.64%) Node.js
2 8 (2.10%) IIS
3 7 (1.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.79%) CMS
4 3 (0.79%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.52%) Alfresco
5 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.26%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.46%) Internet
2 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (60.89%) SQL Server
2 79 (20.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 31 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (7.61%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.31%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.31%) SQLite
7 3 (0.79%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.52%) MySQL
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 111 (29.13%) NUnit
2 76 (19.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (14.70%) Git (software)
4 54 (14.17%) MSTest
5 41 (10.76%) Moq
6 26 (6.82%) Rhino Mocks
7 22 (5.77%) Selenium
8 20 (5.25%) Visual Studio
9 15 (3.94%) SpecFlow
10 9 (2.36%) Jenkins
11 8 (2.10%) ReSharper
12 6 (1.57%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.57%) Subversion
13 5 (1.31%) FxCop
13 5 (1.31%) Gerrit
13 5 (1.31%) StyleCop
13 5 (1.31%) WiX
14 2 (0.52%) CruiseControl
14 2 (0.52%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 61 (16.01%) Finance
2 38 (9.97%) Games
3 29 (7.61%) Advertising
4 7 (1.84%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.79%) Back Office
5 3 (0.79%) Marketing
6 2 (0.52%) Legal
6 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.52%) Retail
7 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 302 (79.27%) Developer
2 244 (64.04%) .NET Developer
3 152 (39.90%) C# Developer
4 108 (28.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 76 (19.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 72 (18.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 70 (18.37%) Senior Developer
8 66 (17.32%) Lead Developer
9 57 (14.96%) Senior C# Developer
10 55 (14.44%) Software Developer
11 49 (12.86%) Lead .NET Developer
11 49 (12.86%) Lead C# Developer
11 49 (12.86%) Senior .NET Developer
12 45 (11.81%) Software Engineer
13 42 (11.02%) C# Software Developer
14 41 (10.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 39 (10.24%) C# Software Engineer
16 34 (8.92%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 34 (8.92%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
17 33 (8.66%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (98.16%) .NET
2 296 (77.69%) ASP.NET
3 188 (49.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 183 (48.03%) WPF
5 133 (34.91%) .NET Framework
6 129 (33.86%) HTML
7 120 (31.50%) CSS
8 112 (29.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 112 (29.40%) Entity Framework
8 112 (29.40%) Web Services
9 93 (24.41%) jQuery
10 88 (23.10%) LINQ
11 70 (18.37%) Ninject
12 66 (17.32%) XML
13 61 (16.01%) RESTful
14 50 (13.12%) SOAP
15 49 (12.86%) KnockoutJS
16 42 (11.02%) ASP.NET Web API
17 36 (9.45%) WF
18 31 (8.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.71%) Enterprise Software
2 36 (9.45%) Mobile App
3 28 (7.35%) iPhone
4 25 (6.56%) Computer Science
5 24 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (5.25%) Inversion of Control
7 17 (4.46%) Streaming Music
8 12 (3.15%) User Experience
9 8 (2.10%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.10%) Physics
10 5 (1.31%) Health Informatics
10 5 (1.31%) Informatics
11 3 (0.79%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.52%) iPad
12 2 (0.52%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 70 (18.37%) Windows
2 31 (8.14%) Android
3 5 (1.31%) Linux
3 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (0.79%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.52%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (69.29%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (58.53%) MVC
3 177 (46.46%) TDD
4 129 (33.86%) OO
5 112 (29.40%) Scrum
6 99 (25.98%) Web Application Development
7 88 (23.10%) Continuous Integration
8 73 (19.16%) Dependency Injection
9 70 (18.37%) Software Engineering
10 58 (15.22%) MVVM
11 46 (12.07%) Domain-Driven Design
12 44 (11.55%) BDD
13 42 (11.02%) Kanban
14 39 (10.24%) UML
15 33 (8.66%) Machine Learning
15 33 (8.66%) Mentoring
16 26 (6.82%) DSDM
16 26 (6.82%) RUP
16 26 (6.82%) Service Delivery
16 26 (6.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 377 (98.95%) C#
2 129 (33.86%) JavaScript
3 110 (28.87%) SQL
4 47 (12.34%) T-SQL
5 36 (9.45%) C++
6 34 (8.92%) Java
7 33 (8.66%) VB.NET
8 31 (8.14%) Ruby
9 26 (6.82%) PL/SQL
10 13 (3.41%) VBA
11 9 (2.36%) C
12 6 (1.57%) Scala
12 6 (1.57%) VB
13 5 (1.31%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.05%) PHP
15 3 (0.79%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.52%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 28 (7.35%) Degree
2 9 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.31%) HL7
1 5 (1.31%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.31%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 62 (16.27%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.87%) Google
3 24 (6.30%) Facebook
4 7 (1.84%) Wonderware
5 5 (1.31%) VMware
6 4 (1.05%) Twitter
7 3 (0.79%) Oracle
8 2 (0.52%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.52%) SAP
9 1 (0.26%) PayPal
9 1 (0.26%) Sage
9 1 (0.26%) Sitecore
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on experience +Bens
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