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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
North West / Manchester
Rank 61 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 171 161 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.51% 4.84% 4.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.09% 12.40% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 163 155 143
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

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
1694 1298 1637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.71% 39.05% 42.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1463 1138 1450
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -1 14 £45,000 +5.88%
Bury -8 12 £30,000 -36.84%
Wigan - 9 £40,000 -
Sale - 4 £32,500 - 1
Rochdale -11 3 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Stockport -4 2 £40,500 +8.00% 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 397 (99.25%) C#
2 395 (98.75%) .NET
3 296 (74.00%) ASP.NET
4 281 (70.25%) MVC
5 270 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
6 260 (65.00%) SQL Server
7 207 (51.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 185 (46.25%) TDD
9 178 (44.50%) SQL
10 174 (43.50%) WPF
11 151 (37.75%) .NET Framework
12 135 (33.75%) Web Application Development
13 133 (33.25%) JavaScript
14 128 (32.00%) OO
15 125 (31.25%) Entity Framework
16 123 (30.75%) jQuery
17 121 (30.25%) ASP.NET Web API
17 121 (30.25%) SQL Server 2014
18 116 (29.00%) HTML
19 111 (27.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 109 (27.25%) CSS
21 107 (26.75%) BDD
22 104 (26.00%) RESTful
23 97 (24.25%) Web Services
23 97 (24.25%) Games
24 91 (22.75%) Finance
24 91 (22.75%) AngularJS
25 81 (20.25%) Software Engineering
25 81 (20.25%) Google
26 79 (19.75%) T-SQL

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 26 (6.50%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.75%) Umbraco
4 5 (1.25%) NServiceBus
5 3 (0.75%) CMS
5 3 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.50%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.50%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.25%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (6.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (14.25%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (6.75%) Google Play
4 23 (5.75%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.75%) SaaS
6 2 (0.50%) GitHub
6 2 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.50%) Internet
2 4 (1.00%) Intranet
3 2 (0.50%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.50%) RS-232
3 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 121 (30.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 45 (11.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (11.00%) NoSQL
5 34 (8.50%) Big Data
6 26 (6.50%) MongoDB
7 21 (5.25%) MySQL
8 19 (4.75%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.25%) RavenDB
12 5 (1.25%) Redis
13 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.75%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
16 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 76 (19.00%) NUnit
2 71 (17.75%) Git (software)
3 41 (10.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (10.25%) Visual Studio
4 39 (9.75%) MSTest
5 26 (6.50%) TeamCity
6 17 (4.25%) JIRA
7 10 (2.50%) Subversion
8 8 (2.00%) Moq
9 7 (1.75%) gulp
9 7 (1.75%) NuGet
10 6 (1.50%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.25%) Grunt
11 5 (1.25%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (1.00%) Selenium
13 3 (0.75%) AccuRev
13 3 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Blend
14 2 (0.50%) MSI
General
1 97 (24.25%) Games
2 91 (22.75%) Finance
3 13 (3.25%) Marketing
4 6 (1.50%) Music Industry
5 5 (1.25%) Legal
6 4 (1.00%) Automotive
6 4 (1.00%) Electronics
6 4 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.25%) Advertising
7 1 (0.25%) Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 347 (86.75%) Developer
2 282 (70.50%) .NET Developer
3 147 (36.75%) C# Developer
4 99 (24.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 69 (17.25%) Lead Developer
6 65 (16.25%) Senior Developer
7 57 (14.25%) Lead C# Developer
8 53 (13.25%) Lead .NET Developer
9 51 (12.75%) Senior C# Developer
10 48 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 47 (11.75%) Senior .NET Developer
12 46 (11.50%) Software Engineer
13 41 (10.25%) C# Software Engineer
14 38 (9.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 38 (9.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 37 (9.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 34 (8.50%) .NET Software Engineer
17 33 (8.25%) Junior
17 33 (8.25%) SQL Developer
18 32 (8.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 395 (98.75%) .NET
2 296 (74.00%) ASP.NET
3 207 (51.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 174 (43.50%) WPF
5 151 (37.75%) .NET Framework
6 125 (31.25%) Entity Framework
7 123 (30.75%) jQuery
8 121 (30.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 116 (29.00%) HTML
10 111 (27.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 109 (27.25%) CSS
12 104 (26.00%) RESTful
13 97 (24.25%) Web Services
14 91 (22.75%) AngularJS
15 78 (19.50%) XML
16 74 (18.50%) KnockoutJS
17 68 (17.00%) Node.js
18 54 (13.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 52 (13.00%) LINQ
20 41 (10.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.25%) Computer Science
2 36 (9.00%) Xbox
3 32 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 27 (6.75%) iPhone
5 22 (5.50%) iPad
5 22 (5.50%) Social Network
6 11 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.50%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.00%) Kindle
9 4 (1.00%) Streaming Music
10 2 (0.50%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.50%) Industrial Internet of Things
10 2 (0.50%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.50%) User Experience
11 1 (0.25%) Fintech
11 1 (0.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.75%) Android
2 20 (5.00%) Windows
3 4 (1.00%) Linux
4 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.50%) Unix
4 2 (0.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (70.25%) MVC
2 270 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (46.25%) TDD
4 135 (33.75%) Web Application Development
5 128 (32.00%) OO
6 107 (26.75%) BDD
7 81 (20.25%) Software Engineering
8 69 (17.25%) Web Development
9 67 (16.75%) Scrum
10 55 (13.75%) Dependency Injection
11 50 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
12 42 (10.50%) MVVM
13 41 (10.25%) Kanban
14 40 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (8.75%) Machine Learning
16 34 (8.50%) Multithreading
17 30 (7.50%) SDLC
18 29 (7.25%) UML
19 27 (6.75%) RUP
20 26 (6.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 397 (99.25%) C#
2 178 (44.50%) SQL
3 133 (33.25%) JavaScript
4 79 (19.75%) T-SQL
5 67 (16.75%) Ruby
6 39 (9.75%) C++
7 35 (8.75%) Java
8 32 (8.00%) PL/SQL
9 26 (6.50%) F#
10 19 (4.75%) VB.NET
11 10 (2.50%) C
12 2 (0.50%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.50%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.50%) XAML
13 1 (0.25%) VB
13 1 (0.25%) VB6
13 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (5.25%) Degree
2 4 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (3.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (6.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 81 (20.25%) Google
2 47 (11.75%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.00%) Oracle
4 6 (1.50%) Tableau
5 4 (1.00%) SAP
6 3 (0.75%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.50%) IBM
7 2 (0.50%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.25%) DevExpress
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