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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 40 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +32
Permanent jobs citing WCF 228 202 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.10% 5.62% 3.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.84% 14.47% 8.83%
Number of salaries quoted 222 192 147
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
1647 1396 1767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.08% 38.82% 41.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 1227 1513
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 £28,000 £29,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £54,400
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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Bolton -9 13 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Stockport -15 13 £42,500 +13.33%
Bury -4 12 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Oldham +7 8 £32,500 - 1
Wigan - 8 £38,750 - 4
Cheadle +23 7 £34,000 -9.33%
Rochdale -20 4 £36,250 -27.50% 2
Sale - 3 £47,500 -
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 410 (99.51%) C#
1 410 (99.51%) .NET
2 331 (80.34%) ASP.NET
3 294 (71.36%) MVC
4 278 (67.48%) SQL Server
5 267 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
6 220 (53.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 197 (47.82%) TDD
8 184 (44.66%) WPF
9 170 (41.26%) SQL
10 162 (39.32%) .NET Framework
11 141 (34.22%) Entity Framework
12 131 (31.80%) OO
13 129 (31.31%) JavaScript
14 128 (31.07%) jQuery
15 123 (29.85%) Web Application Development
16 122 (29.61%) HTML
17 119 (28.88%) ASP.NET Web API
18 117 (28.40%) SQL Server 2014
19 113 (27.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 112 (27.18%) RESTful
21 108 (26.21%) CSS
22 106 (25.73%) BDD
23 102 (24.76%) Finance
24 93 (22.57%) AngularJS
25 91 (22.09%) Web Services
26 90 (21.84%) Scrum
27 87 (21.12%) T-SQL
28 85 (20.63%) XML
29 81 (19.66%) 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 25 (6.07%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.91%) NServiceBus
4 7 (1.70%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.73%) CMS
6 3 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 22 (5.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (13.59%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (6.31%) Google Play
4 23 (5.58%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.49%) PaaS
5 2 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.47%) Internet
2 6 (1.46%) Intranet
3 2 (0.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (67.48%) SQL Server
2 117 (28.40%) SQL Server 2014
3 43 (10.44%) NoSQL
4 34 (8.25%) Big Data
5 25 (6.07%) MongoDB
6 24 (5.83%) MySQL
7 21 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.21%) RavenDB
12 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.73%) Redis
14 3 (0.73%) Relational Database
15 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
16 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 77 (18.69%) NUnit
2 71 (17.23%) Git (software)
3 55 (13.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (9.95%) MSTest
5 40 (9.71%) Visual Studio
6 25 (6.07%) TeamCity
7 21 (5.10%) Selenium
8 20 (4.85%) SpecFlow
9 12 (2.91%) JIRA
10 9 (2.18%) FxCop
10 9 (2.18%) StyleCop
11 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (1.46%) Subversion
12 5 (1.21%) gulp
12 5 (1.21%) Jasmine
13 3 (0.73%) Grunt
13 3 (0.73%) NuGet
13 3 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.49%) Bower
14 2 (0.49%) Moq
General
1 102 (24.76%) Finance
2 81 (19.66%) Games
3 14 (3.40%) Marketing
4 8 (1.94%) Music Industry
5 6 (1.46%) Retail
6 5 (1.21%) Legal
7 4 (0.97%) Automotive
8 3 (0.73%) Electronics
8 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.73%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.49%) Advertising
9 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 350 (84.95%) Developer
2 285 (69.17%) .NET Developer
3 156 (37.86%) C# Developer
4 111 (26.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 75 (18.20%) Senior Developer
6 74 (17.96%) Lead Developer
7 62 (15.05%) ASP.NET Developer
8 59 (14.32%) Lead C# Developer
9 58 (14.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 56 (13.59%) Senior .NET Developer
11 55 (13.35%) Senior C# Developer
12 53 (12.86%) Lead .NET Developer
13 51 (12.38%) Software Engineer
14 43 (10.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 41 (9.95%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 40 (9.71%) .NET Software Engineer
16 40 (9.71%) C# Software Engineer
17 38 (9.22%) Software Developer
18 36 (8.74%) SQL Developer
19 31 (7.52%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 410 (99.51%) .NET
2 331 (80.34%) ASP.NET
3 220 (53.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 184 (44.66%) WPF
5 162 (39.32%) .NET Framework
6 141 (34.22%) Entity Framework
7 128 (31.07%) jQuery
8 122 (29.61%) HTML
9 119 (28.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 113 (27.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 112 (27.18%) RESTful
12 108 (26.21%) CSS
13 93 (22.57%) AngularJS
14 91 (22.09%) Web Services
15 85 (20.63%) XML
16 68 (16.50%) KnockoutJS
16 68 (16.50%) LINQ
17 66 (16.02%) Node.js
18 57 (13.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 43 (10.44%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.19%) Xbox
2 40 (9.71%) Mobile App
3 38 (9.22%) Computer Science
4 26 (6.31%) iPhone
5 17 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.88%) iPad
7 14 (3.40%) Social Network
8 10 (2.43%) User Experience
9 9 (2.18%) PMI
10 6 (1.46%) Kindle
11 5 (1.21%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.49%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.49%) Telematics
13 1 (0.24%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.71%) Windows
2 26 (6.31%) Android
3 2 (0.49%) Linux
3 2 (0.49%) Unix
4 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (71.36%) MVC
2 267 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (47.82%) TDD
4 131 (31.80%) OO
5 123 (29.85%) Web Application Development
6 106 (25.73%) BDD
7 90 (21.84%) Scrum
8 71 (17.23%) Software Engineering
9 60 (14.56%) Dependency Injection
10 51 (12.38%) Domain-Driven Design
11 49 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (11.89%) Web Development
12 44 (10.68%) Kanban
13 40 (9.71%) MVVM
14 35 (8.50%) Machine Learning
14 35 (8.50%) UML
15 31 (7.52%) E-Commerce
15 31 (7.52%) Multithreading
16 27 (6.55%) Use Case
17 26 (6.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 410 (99.51%) C#
2 170 (41.26%) SQL
3 129 (31.31%) JavaScript
4 87 (21.12%) T-SQL
5 65 (15.78%) Ruby
6 32 (7.77%) C++
6 32 (7.77%) Java
7 31 (7.52%) VB.NET
8 30 (7.28%) PL/SQL
9 25 (6.07%) F#
10 8 (1.94%) VBA
11 6 (1.46%) C
12 2 (0.49%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.24%) VB
13 1 (0.24%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (3.88%) Degree
2 10 (2.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 9 (2.18%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.21%) QA
2 3 (0.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (6.07%) Kibana
Vendors
1 77 (18.69%) Google
2 57 (13.83%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.40%) 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%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.24%) DevExpress
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