The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 44 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 20 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.53% 3.85% 4.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.42% 10.42% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 22
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +8.12%

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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
192 192 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.92% 36.99% 42.51%
Number of salaries quoted 173 168 189
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

WCF
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Merseyside region.

WCF Salary Trend in Merseyside

WCF
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

WCF Salary Histogram in Merseyside

WCF
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 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
Liverpool -1 11 £40,000 - 1
Birkenhead -1 4 £30,000 - 1
St Helens - 3 £55,000 -
Wirral - 2 £40,000 -
Southport +2 1 £40,000 +6.66%
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for WCF.

1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (94.12%) C#
3 44 (86.27%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (80.39%) MVC
4 41 (80.39%) ASP.NET
5 38 (74.51%) SQL Server
6 36 (70.59%) ASP.NET Web API
7 33 (64.71%) .NET Framework
7 33 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (62.75%) Entity Framework
9 30 (58.82%) TDD
10 28 (54.90%) SQL Server 2014
11 27 (52.94%) Git (software)
12 26 (50.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 25 (49.02%) Code First Entity Framework
13 25 (49.02%) RESTful
13 25 (49.02%) Ruby
13 25 (49.02%) Node.js
13 25 (49.02%) BDD
13 25 (49.02%) NoSQL
13 25 (49.02%) Web Application Development
14 19 (37.25%) CSS
15 16 (31.37%) HTML
16 14 (27.45%) jQuery
17 13 (25.49%) Web Development
18 12 (23.53%) Ajax
18 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
19 11 (21.57%) WinForms
19 11 (21.57%) Degree
19 11 (21.57%) AngularJS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 7 (13.73%) Confluence
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) GitHub
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (74.51%) SQL Server
2 28 (54.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 25 (49.02%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.69%) JIRA
3 7 (13.73%) JIRA Agile
4 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (98.04%) Developer
2 42 (82.35%) .NET Developer
3 16 (31.37%) C# Developer
4 12 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Graduate
5 4 (7.84%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Graduate C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Junior
5 4 (7.84%) Junior .NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Junior C# Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Junior Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Lead Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (80.39%) ASP.NET
3 36 (70.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 33 (64.71%) .NET Framework
4 33 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (62.75%) Entity Framework
6 26 (50.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 25 (49.02%) Code First Entity Framework
7 25 (49.02%) Node.js
7 25 (49.02%) RESTful
8 19 (37.25%) CSS
9 16 (31.37%) HTML
10 14 (27.45%) jQuery
11 12 (23.53%) Ajax
12 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
12 11 (21.57%) HTML5
12 11 (21.57%) WinForms
13 10 (19.61%) Web Services
14 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (13.73%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) N-Tier
2 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Android
1 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
1 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (86.27%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (80.39%) MVC
3 30 (58.82%) TDD
4 25 (49.02%) BDD
4 25 (49.02%) Web Application Development
5 13 (25.49%) Web Development
6 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 7 (13.73%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (13.73%) Web Design
8 6 (11.76%) Kanban
8 6 (11.76%) OO
8 6 (11.76%) Scrum
9 4 (7.84%) OOP
10 3 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.88%) Machine Learning
10 3 (5.88%) UML
11 2 (3.92%) Business Development
11 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 48 (94.12%) C#
2 25 (49.02%) Ruby
3 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.65%) SQL
5 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Atlassian
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Google
3 2 (3.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.96%) Xamarin
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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