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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 46 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 202 209 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.22% 5.12% 5.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.41% 11.46% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 191 187 181
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1506 1824 1893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.91% 44.66% 49.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1343 1548 1691
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
Bolton +12 20 £42,500 +3.03% 6
Stockport 0 15 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Rochdale -5 10 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Wigan -3 5 £37,500 +13.63% 1
Bury - 5 £47,500 - 2
Cheadle +1 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Oldham - 2 £39,250 -
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 397 (97.54%) C#
2 392 (96.31%) .NET
3 317 (77.89%) ASP.NET
4 296 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
5 288 (70.76%) SQL Server
6 260 (63.88%) MVC
7 221 (54.30%) TDD
8 213 (52.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 168 (41.28%) JavaScript
10 158 (38.82%) WPF
11 155 (38.08%) HTML
12 152 (37.35%) SQL
13 133 (32.68%) CSS
14 119 (29.24%) OO
15 117 (28.75%) Web Application Development
16 114 (28.01%) LINQ
17 113 (27.76%) Web Services
18 112 (27.52%) NUnit
19 111 (27.27%) XML
20 110 (27.03%) jQuery
21 107 (26.29%) Scrum
22 97 (23.83%) Microsoft
23 95 (23.34%) .NET Framework
24 84 (20.64%) Continuous Integration
25 75 (18.43%) Entity Framework
26 74 (18.18%) Node.js
27 73 (17.94%) Windows
28 69 (16.95%) Finance
29 67 (16.46%) BDD
30 65 (15.97%) Dependency Injection

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 74 (18.18%) Node.js
2 17 (4.18%) CMS
3 14 (3.44%) IIS
4 8 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.23%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.23%) Alfresco
5 5 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (0.98%) WordPress
6 4 (0.98%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (6.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.23%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 52 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.74%) GitHub
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.63%) Internet
2 9 (2.21%) Intranet
3 1 (0.25%) HTTP
3 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (70.76%) SQL Server
2 55 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (7.37%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.46%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.97%) MySQL
5 8 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.74%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.49%) SQLite
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 112 (27.52%) NUnit
2 61 (14.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (14.00%) Git (software)
4 36 (8.85%) Selenium
5 32 (7.86%) Rhino Mocks
6 28 (6.88%) Visual Studio
7 25 (6.14%) MSTest
8 21 (5.16%) Moq
8 21 (5.16%) Cucumber
9 16 (3.93%) Subversion
10 12 (2.95%) ReSharper
11 10 (2.46%) Jasmine
12 9 (2.21%) SpecFlow
13 7 (1.72%) Jenkins
14 5 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (1.23%) SoapUI
15 4 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
16 2 (0.49%) CruiseControl
16 2 (0.49%) WiX
16 2 (0.49%) FxCop
General
1 69 (16.95%) Finance
2 40 (9.83%) Games
3 25 (6.14%) Advertising
4 8 (1.97%) Retail
5 5 (1.23%) Automotive
6 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.25%) Legal
7 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 338 (83.05%) Developer
2 212 (52.09%) .NET Developer
3 130 (31.94%) C# Developer
4 76 (18.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 67 (16.46%) Senior Developer
6 52 (12.78%) Software Developer
6 52 (12.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 47 (11.55%) Senior C# Developer
8 45 (11.06%) ASP.NET Developer
9 36 (8.85%) Senior .NET Developer
9 36 (8.85%) Agile C# Developer
10 31 (7.62%) Lead Developer
11 28 (6.88%) C# Software Developer
12 25 (6.14%) Web Developer
12 25 (6.14%) Software Engineer
13 20 (4.91%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (4.42%) Analyst
15 14 (3.44%) Consultant
15 14 (3.44%) Applications Support
15 14 (3.44%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (96.31%) .NET
2 317 (77.89%) ASP.NET
3 213 (52.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 158 (38.82%) WPF
5 155 (38.08%) HTML
6 133 (32.68%) CSS
7 114 (28.01%) LINQ
8 113 (27.76%) Web Services
9 111 (27.27%) XML
10 110 (27.03%) jQuery
11 95 (23.34%) .NET Framework
12 75 (18.43%) Entity Framework
13 64 (15.72%) Ninject
14 62 (15.23%) KnockoutJS
15 60 (14.74%) REST
16 55 (13.51%) RESTful
16 55 (13.51%) SOAP
17 54 (13.27%) AngularJS
18 51 (12.53%) ASP.NET Web API
19 42 (10.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (9.34%) Mobile App
3 27 (6.63%) iPhone
3 27 (6.63%) Streaming Music
4 20 (4.91%) Computer Science
5 17 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.19%) User Experience
7 12 (2.95%) N-Tier
8 10 (2.46%) Xbox
9 9 (2.21%) Inversion of Control
10 7 (1.72%) W3C
11 6 (1.47%) NHS
12 4 (0.98%) Tandem
13 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.49%) Blog
13 2 (0.49%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.25%) Informatics
14 1 (0.25%) Mainframe
14 1 (0.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 73 (17.94%) Windows
2 27 (6.63%) Android
3 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (63.88%) MVC
3 221 (54.30%) TDD
4 119 (29.24%) OO
5 117 (28.75%) Web Application Development
6 107 (26.29%) Scrum
7 84 (20.64%) Continuous Integration
8 67 (16.46%) BDD
9 65 (15.97%) Dependency Injection
10 59 (14.50%) Domain-Driven Design
10 59 (14.50%) Software Engineering
11 55 (13.51%) UML
12 48 (11.79%) MVVM
13 38 (9.34%) Kanban
14 37 (9.09%) Unit Testing
15 35 (8.60%) SDLC
16 34 (8.35%) E-Commerce
17 21 (5.16%) SOA
17 21 (5.16%) OOP
17 21 (5.16%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 397 (97.54%) C#
2 168 (41.28%) JavaScript
3 152 (37.35%) SQL
4 57 (14.00%) T-SQL
5 35 (8.60%) VBA
6 34 (8.35%) Java
7 22 (5.41%) VB.NET
8 20 (4.91%) C++
8 20 (4.91%) Ruby
9 17 (4.18%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.95%) PHP
11 5 (1.23%) XQuery
12 4 (0.98%) VB
12 4 (0.98%) C
12 4 (0.98%) Scala
13 3 (0.74%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.49%) Python
15 1 (0.25%) VBScript
15 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (6.14%) Degree
2 7 (1.72%) MCSD
2 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (1.72%) MCPD
3 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.97%) HL7
2 5 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.23%) vSphere
2 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 97 (23.83%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.37%) Google
3 10 (2.46%) Oracle
4 7 (1.72%) Zend
5 6 (1.47%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.23%) IBM
6 5 (1.23%) SAP
6 5 (1.23%) Adobe
7 4 (0.98%) Facebook
8 3 (0.74%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.74%) Wonderware
9 2 (0.49%) VMware
9 2 (0.49%) Telerik
9 2 (0.49%) Apigee
10 1 (0.25%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.25%) Avaya
10 1 (0.25%) Unisys
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