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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 72 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 141 223 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.38% 6.01% 7.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.97% 11.95% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 128 209 308
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1769 1866 2306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 42.44% 50.27% 53.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1526 1670 2111
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,353 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 +6 19 £45,500 +13.75% 1
Bolton +1 18 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Wigan -7 7 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Altrincham -5 4 £46,250 +23.33% 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 332 (95.95%) C#
2 317 (91.62%) .NET
3 275 (79.48%) ASP.NET
4 247 (71.39%) Agile Software Development
5 236 (68.21%) SQL Server
6 230 (66.47%) MVC
7 177 (51.16%) JavaScript
8 174 (50.29%) CSS
8 174 (50.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 170 (49.13%) HTML
10 146 (42.20%) TDD
11 140 (40.46%) .NET Framework
12 111 (32.08%) jQuery
13 96 (27.75%) SQL
13 96 (27.75%) OO
14 94 (27.17%) LINQ
15 93 (26.88%) Web Services
16 91 (26.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 87 (25.14%) WPF
18 76 (21.97%) KnockoutJS
18 76 (21.97%) Dependency Injection
19 71 (20.52%) SQL Server 2008
20 66 (19.08%) Team Foundation Server
21 63 (18.21%) Ninject
22 60 (17.34%) Node.js
23 59 (17.05%) VB.NET
24 58 (16.76%) Microsoft
25 57 (16.47%) Web Application Development
26 55 (15.90%) Domain-Driven Design
27 54 (15.61%) Finance

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 60 (17.34%) Node.js
2 18 (5.20%) IIS
3 15 (4.34%) Confluence
4 14 (4.05%) Umbraco
5 13 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (3.47%) CMS
7 9 (2.60%) Drupal
8 4 (1.16%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.87%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.87%) WordPress
10 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.29%) Lync
11 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.73%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.73%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) PaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.29%) IaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.78%) Internet
2 10 (2.89%) Intranet
3 5 (1.45%) HTTP
4 4 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.16%) Firewall
5 1 (0.29%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (68.21%) SQL Server
2 71 (20.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (12.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 36 (10.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (7.23%) MongoDB
6 20 (5.78%) MySQL
7 19 (5.49%) Relational Database
8 15 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.87%) OLTP
11 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.29%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 66 (19.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 49 (14.16%) NUnit
3 22 (6.36%) Visual Studio
4 18 (5.20%) Git (software)
5 15 (4.34%) Moq
5 15 (4.34%) Mercurial
5 15 (4.34%) JIRA
5 15 (4.34%) Bitbucket
6 8 (2.31%) MSTest
7 6 (1.73%) Selenium
7 6 (1.73%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.45%) NCrunch
8 5 (1.45%) ReSharper
8 5 (1.45%) Subversion
9 3 (0.87%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.87%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (0.87%) Grunt
10 2 (0.58%) Rational Rose
11 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.29%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 54 (15.61%) Finance
2 31 (8.96%) Games
3 15 (4.34%) Automotive
4 8 (2.31%) Retail
4 8 (2.31%) Marketing
5 6 (1.73%) Billing
6 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.29%) Back Office
7 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 307 (88.73%) Developer
2 201 (58.09%) .NET Developer
3 147 (42.49%) C# Developer
4 101 (29.19%) Senior Developer
5 100 (28.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 74 (21.39%) Senior C# Developer
7 61 (17.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 57 (16.47%) ASP.NET Developer
9 49 (14.16%) Senior .NET Developer
10 47 (13.58%) Software Developer
11 32 (9.25%) C# Software Developer
12 28 (8.09%) Web Developer
13 27 (7.80%) Lead Developer
14 26 (7.51%) .NET Web Developer
15 25 (7.23%) Architect
16 22 (6.36%) Senior Software Developer
17 21 (6.07%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
18 19 (5.49%) .NET Software Developer
19 16 (4.62%) .NET Architect
19 16 (4.62%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (91.62%) .NET
2 275 (79.48%) ASP.NET
3 174 (50.29%) CSS
3 174 (50.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 170 (49.13%) HTML
5 140 (40.46%) .NET Framework
6 111 (32.08%) jQuery
7 94 (27.17%) LINQ
8 93 (26.88%) Web Services
9 91 (26.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 87 (25.14%) WPF
11 76 (21.97%) KnockoutJS
12 63 (18.21%) Ninject
13 53 (15.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 49 (14.16%) XML
15 42 (12.14%) WinForms
15 42 (12.14%) ASP.NET Web API
16 37 (10.69%) Ajax
17 35 (10.12%) SOAP
18 25 (7.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.38%) iPhone
1 29 (8.38%) Mobile App
2 22 (6.36%) Streaming Music
3 19 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.62%) Inversion of Control
5 15 (4.34%) Mathematics
5 15 (4.34%) Physics
6 13 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.89%) User Experience
8 9 (2.60%) W3C
9 7 (2.02%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.16%) Tandem
11 2 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.58%) LIMS
11 2 (0.58%) Informatics
12 1 (0.29%) Handset
12 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.72%) Windows
2 29 (8.38%) Android
3 6 (1.73%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (71.39%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (66.47%) MVC
3 146 (42.20%) TDD
4 96 (27.75%) OO
5 76 (21.97%) Dependency Injection
6 57 (16.47%) Web Application Development
7 55 (15.90%) Domain-Driven Design
8 54 (15.61%) E-Commerce
9 50 (14.45%) Web Development
10 42 (12.14%) OOD
11 33 (9.54%) Unit Testing
11 33 (9.54%) Mentoring
12 32 (9.25%) UML
13 30 (8.67%) Software Engineering
14 29 (8.38%) Scrum
15 24 (6.94%) Enterprise Architecture
16 23 (6.65%) Web Design
17 19 (5.49%) BDD
18 18 (5.20%) SOA
19 17 (4.91%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 332 (95.95%) C#
2 177 (51.16%) JavaScript
3 96 (27.75%) SQL
4 59 (17.05%) VB.NET
5 53 (15.32%) T-SQL
6 12 (3.47%) Delphi
7 11 (3.18%) Ruby
8 9 (2.60%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.02%) PHP
9 7 (2.02%) Java
10 4 (1.16%) C++
11 3 (0.87%) C
12 2 (0.58%) XPath
12 2 (0.58%) Python
13 1 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (11.56%) Degree
2 4 (1.16%) MCP
2 4 (1.16%) MCAD
2 4 (1.16%) MCSD
2 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.16%) MCTS
3 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 58 (16.76%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.96%) Google
3 20 (5.78%) Oracle
4 12 (3.47%) Wonderware
4 12 (3.47%) Embarcadero
5 9 (2.60%) Zend
6 6 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.16%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.16%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.87%) Telerik
8 3 (0.87%) Open-E
9 2 (0.58%) Open Text
10 1 (0.29%) Twitter
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