The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 28 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 44 30 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.79% 5.01% 9.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.12% 10.75% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 41 29 63
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
291 279 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 44.91% 46.58% 48.96%
Number of salaries quoted 248 249 323
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
North West

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 July 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Merseyside

WCF
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Liverpool +9 24 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Wirral - 11 £40,000 - 2
Birkenhead - 8 £30,000 - 3
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 87 (98.86%) C#
2 86 (97.73%) .NET
3 72 (81.82%) SQL Server
4 68 (77.27%) ASP.NET
5 55 (62.50%) MVC
6 44 (50.00%) OO
6 44 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (47.73%) TDD
8 33 (37.50%) WPF
9 31 (35.23%) Web Application Development
10 28 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 28 (31.82%) SQL
11 26 (29.55%) Scrum
11 26 (29.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 26 (29.55%) .NET Framework
12 18 (20.45%) NUnit
13 17 (19.32%) HTML
13 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
13 17 (19.32%) BDD
14 16 (18.18%) Node.js
14 16 (18.18%) Ajax
15 15 (17.05%) Razor View Engine
15 15 (17.05%) Web Services
16 14 (15.91%) CSS
16 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
16 14 (15.91%) LINQ
16 14 (15.91%) jQuery
16 14 (15.91%) Git (software)
17 13 (14.77%) Rhino Mocks
17 13 (14.77%) Subversion

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 16 (18.18%) Node.js
2 6 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.27%) CMS
4 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 26 (29.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (13.64%) NoSQL
4 9 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.41%) MS Access
7 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (20.45%) NUnit
2 14 (15.91%) Git (software)
3 13 (14.77%) Subversion
3 13 (14.77%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.41%) MSTest
6 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.14%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.14%) YouTrack
General
1 10 (11.36%) Retail
2 9 (10.23%) Games
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (80.68%) Developer
2 49 (55.68%) .NET Developer
3 17 (19.32%) Architect
4 14 (15.91%) C# Developer
5 13 (14.77%) Senior Developer
6 12 (13.64%) Technical Architect
7 11 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (11.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (7.95%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
11 6 (6.82%) Web Developer
12 5 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
13 2 (2.27%) Applications Architect
13 2 (2.27%) C# Software Developer
14 1 (1.14%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
14 1 (1.14%) .NET Architect
14 1 (1.14%) SQL Developer
14 1 (1.14%) Junior Developer
14 1 (1.14%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (97.73%) .NET
2 68 (77.27%) ASP.NET
3 44 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (37.50%) WPF
5 28 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 26 (29.55%) .NET Framework
7 17 (19.32%) HTML
8 16 (18.18%) Ajax
9 15 (17.05%) Web Services
9 15 (17.05%) Razor View Engine
10 14 (15.91%) LINQ
10 14 (15.91%) jQuery
10 14 (15.91%) CSS
11 12 (13.64%) RESTful
11 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (12.50%) NHibernate
13 10 (11.36%) MonoRail
13 10 (11.36%) Castle Windsor
14 9 (10.23%) XML
15 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Tandem
2 9 (10.23%) BBC
2 9 (10.23%) Social Media
3 4 (4.55%) Streaming Music
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.14%) iPad
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.68%) Windows
2 4 (4.55%) Android
2 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (62.50%) MVC
2 44 (50.00%) OO
3 42 (47.73%) TDD
4 31 (35.23%) Web Application Development
5 26 (29.55%) Scrum
6 17 (19.32%) BDD
7 10 (11.36%) Software Architecture
7 10 (11.36%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (11.36%) Project Management
8 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (10.23%) Domain-Driven Design
9 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.95%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.82%) CRM
12 5 (5.68%) CQRS
12 5 (5.68%) OOD
12 5 (5.68%) RUP
12 5 (5.68%) DSDM
12 5 (5.68%) OOP
12 5 (5.68%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 87 (98.86%) C#
2 28 (31.82%) SQL
3 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.64%) Ruby
5 11 (12.50%) Java
6 9 (10.23%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.41%) VBA
8 2 (2.27%) XAML
9 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) Apple
2 9 (10.23%) Sony
2 9 (10.23%) Yahoo!
2 9 (10.23%) Google
2 9 (10.23%) Facebook
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle
4 2 (2.27%) Sybase
5 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
Birkenhead, Merseyside
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Wirral
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 22 days ago