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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 61 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
-31 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 16 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.33% 5.65% 6.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.90% 14.29% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 34
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
271 168 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 39.39% 39.53% 43.70%
Number of salaries quoted 173 127 217
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -32 16 £40,000 - 3
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (97.30%) C#
2 36 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (86.49%) MVC
3 32 (86.49%) ASP.NET
4 31 (83.78%) .NET Framework
5 30 (81.08%) RESTful
5 30 (81.08%) SQL Server
5 30 (81.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 29 (78.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (78.38%) Entity Framework
7 27 (72.97%) TDD
7 27 (72.97%) SQL Server 2014
7 27 (72.97%) BDD
8 26 (70.27%) NoSQL
8 26 (70.27%) Web Application Development
8 26 (70.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 26 (70.27%) Code First Entity Framework
8 26 (70.27%) Ruby
8 26 (70.27%) Node.js
8 26 (70.27%) Git (software)
9 9 (24.32%) SQL
10 6 (16.22%) Web Services
10 6 (16.22%) OO
11 5 (13.51%) SOAP
11 5 (13.51%) HTML
12 4 (10.81%) ServiceStack
12 4 (10.81%) Games
12 4 (10.81%) OOP
12 4 (10.81%) VB.NET

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (81.08%) SQL Server
2 27 (72.97%) SQL Server 2014
3 26 (70.27%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (70.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.41%) LoadUI
3 2 (5.41%) Moq
3 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.81%) Games
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) .NET Developer
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (13.51%) C# Developer
3 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (8.11%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (86.49%) ASP.NET
3 31 (83.78%) .NET Framework
4 30 (81.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 30 (81.08%) RESTful
5 29 (78.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (78.38%) Entity Framework
6 26 (70.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 26 (70.27%) Code First Entity Framework
6 26 (70.27%) Node.js
7 6 (16.22%) Web Services
8 5 (13.51%) HTML
8 5 (13.51%) SOAP
9 4 (10.81%) jQuery
9 4 (10.81%) ServiceStack
10 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
10 3 (8.11%) CSS
10 3 (8.11%) HTML5
10 3 (8.11%) JSON
10 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (86.49%) MVC
3 27 (72.97%) BDD
3 27 (72.97%) TDD
4 26 (70.27%) Web Application Development
5 6 (16.22%) OO
6 4 (10.81%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
6 4 (10.81%) OOP
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) High Availability
7 2 (5.41%) MVVM
7 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Web Development
8 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.70%) Kanban
8 1 (2.70%) Line Management
8 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) C#
2 26 (70.27%) Ruby
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
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