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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 41 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 208 237 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.82% 5.91% 5.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.16% 13.33% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 192 210 222
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 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £44,000
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
1469 1778 2060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.09% 44.36% 50.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1267 1501 1845
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +8 17 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Rochdale -2 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Stockport -9 8 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Wigan -2 6 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Cheadle -4 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 4 £32,500 - 1
Altrincham +3 3 £52,500 +20.00% 1
Oldham - 2 £36,250 -
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 416 (97.42%) C#
2 409 (95.78%) .NET
3 330 (77.28%) ASP.NET
4 313 (73.30%) SQL Server
5 296 (69.32%) Agile Software Development
6 268 (62.76%) MVC
7 214 (50.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 213 (49.88%) TDD
9 180 (42.15%) JavaScript
10 174 (40.75%) HTML
11 169 (39.58%) SQL
12 151 (35.36%) WPF
13 149 (34.89%) CSS
14 129 (30.21%) Web Services
15 126 (29.51%) XML
16 125 (29.27%) jQuery
17 123 (28.81%) OO
18 115 (26.93%) LINQ
19 114 (26.70%) Web Application Development
20 110 (25.76%) .NET Framework
21 103 (24.12%) NUnit
22 94 (22.01%) Scrum
23 93 (21.78%) Microsoft
24 87 (20.37%) Entity Framework
25 81 (18.97%) Windows
26 77 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
27 74 (17.33%) Node.js
28 70 (16.39%) T-SQL
29 69 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
30 67 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (17.33%) Node.js
2 22 (5.15%) CMS
3 17 (3.98%) IIS
4 13 (3.04%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.17%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.17%) Alfresco
7 4 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.94%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.70%) WordPress
8 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 32 (7.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.47%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (13.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.70%) GitHub
4 2 (0.47%) Yammer
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.67%) Internet
2 11 (2.58%) Intranet
3 1 (0.23%) HTTP
3 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (73.30%) SQL Server
2 67 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (5.62%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.41%) MySQL
8 5 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.94%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.23%) SQLite
12 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 103 (24.12%) NUnit
2 77 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (13.35%) Git (software)
4 35 (8.20%) Selenium
5 26 (6.09%) Rhino Mocks
6 22 (5.15%) Visual Studio
7 20 (4.68%) Cucumber
8 19 (4.45%) Subversion
8 19 (4.45%) MSTest
9 14 (3.28%) SpecFlow
10 10 (2.34%) Moq
11 9 (2.11%) ReSharper
11 9 (2.11%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.17%) SoapUI
12 5 (1.17%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.17%) Dreamweaver
13 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.47%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 1 (0.23%) WiX
General
1 67 (15.69%) Finance
2 38 (8.90%) Games
3 20 (4.68%) Advertising
4 11 (2.58%) Retail
5 5 (1.17%) Automotive
6 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 370 (86.65%) Developer
2 218 (51.05%) .NET Developer
3 151 (35.36%) C# Developer
4 88 (20.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 85 (19.91%) Senior Developer
6 61 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 60 (14.05%) Senior C# Developer
8 59 (13.82%) Software Developer
9 55 (12.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 44 (10.30%) Senior .NET Developer
10 44 (10.30%) Agile C# Developer
11 38 (8.90%) Lead Developer
12 33 (7.73%) C# Software Developer
13 24 (5.62%) Web Developer
13 24 (5.62%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 20 (4.68%) Software Engineer
15 19 (4.45%) Analyst
16 17 (3.98%) Applications Support
17 13 (3.04%) Applications Developer
18 11 (2.58%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (95.78%) .NET
2 330 (77.28%) ASP.NET
3 214 (50.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 174 (40.75%) HTML
5 151 (35.36%) WPF
6 149 (34.89%) CSS
7 129 (30.21%) Web Services
8 126 (29.51%) XML
9 125 (29.27%) jQuery
10 115 (26.93%) LINQ
11 110 (25.76%) .NET Framework
12 87 (20.37%) Entity Framework
13 65 (15.22%) KnockoutJS
14 58 (13.58%) Ajax
14 58 (13.58%) SOAP
15 57 (13.35%) REST
15 57 (13.35%) ASP.NET Web API
16 54 (12.65%) Ninject
16 54 (12.65%) AngularJS
17 47 (11.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (9.13%) Mobile App
3 26 (6.09%) Streaming Music
3 26 (6.09%) iPhone
4 24 (5.62%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.81%) N-Tier
7 9 (2.11%) Xbox
7 9 (2.11%) User Experience
8 8 (1.87%) NHS
8 8 (1.87%) W3C
9 5 (1.17%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.94%) Tandem
10 4 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (0.94%) Social Media
11 3 (0.70%) Informatics
11 3 (0.70%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.47%) Statistics
12 2 (0.47%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.97%) Windows
2 29 (6.79%) Android
3 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.23%) Linux
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (69.32%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (62.76%) MVC
3 213 (49.88%) TDD
4 123 (28.81%) OO
5 114 (26.70%) Web Application Development
6 94 (22.01%) Scrum
7 69 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (15.46%) BDD
9 65 (15.22%) Domain-Driven Design
10 64 (14.99%) Software Engineering
11 58 (13.58%) Dependency Injection
12 54 (12.65%) UML
13 42 (9.84%) SDLC
14 39 (9.13%) Unit Testing
15 36 (8.43%) MVVM
16 35 (8.20%) E-Commerce
17 30 (7.03%) Kanban
18 22 (5.15%) Web Development
18 22 (5.15%) Mentoring
19 20 (4.68%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 416 (97.42%) C#
2 180 (42.15%) JavaScript
3 169 (39.58%) SQL
4 70 (16.39%) T-SQL
5 37 (8.67%) VBA
6 33 (7.73%) Java
7 27 (6.32%) VB.NET
8 16 (3.75%) Ruby
9 15 (3.51%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.81%) C++
11 11 (2.58%) PHP
12 6 (1.41%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.17%) XQuery
14 3 (0.70%) VB
15 2 (0.47%) Python
16 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.23%) VBScript
16 1 (0.23%) C
16 1 (0.23%) X++
16 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (7.96%) Degree
2 7 (1.64%) MCSD
2 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (1.64%) MCPD
3 4 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.87%) HL7
2 7 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.17%) vSphere
2 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 93 (21.78%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.03%) Google
3 9 (2.11%) Sitecore
3 9 (2.11%) Oracle
4 8 (1.87%) Zend
5 7 (1.64%) Adobe
6 6 (1.41%) Apigee
7 5 (1.17%) DevExpress
7 5 (1.17%) IBM
8 2 (0.47%) Telerik
8 2 (0.47%) Wonderware
8 2 (0.47%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.47%) SAP
8 2 (0.47%) Symbian
9 1 (0.23%) Unisys
9 1 (0.23%) Avaya
9 1 (0.23%) VMware
9 1 (0.23%) Ektron
Stockport, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago