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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 41 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 31 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.12% 4.16% 5.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.84% 12.02% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 26
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
224 183 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.96% 34.59% 43.23%
Number of salaries quoted 201 150 178
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 January 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 20 January 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 -3 23 £40,000 - 4
St Helens -6 3 £55,000 -8.33%
Birkenhead -2 2 £35,000 -41.66% 1
Wirral - 2 £40,000 - 1
Southport +3 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (94.23%) C#
3 46 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (80.77%) MVC
4 42 (80.77%) ASP.NET
5 39 (75.00%) SQL Server
6 38 (73.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 35 (67.31%) .NET Framework
8 34 (65.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (65.38%) Entity Framework
9 32 (61.54%) TDD
10 30 (57.69%) SQL Server 2014
11 29 (55.77%) Git (software)
12 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 27 (51.92%) Code First Entity Framework
13 27 (51.92%) RESTful
13 27 (51.92%) BDD
13 27 (51.92%) NoSQL
13 27 (51.92%) Node.js
13 27 (51.92%) Web Application Development
13 27 (51.92%) Ruby
14 17 (32.69%) CSS
15 16 (30.77%) HTML
16 15 (28.85%) jQuery
17 13 (25.00%) Web Development
18 12 (23.08%) WinForms
18 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
18 12 (23.08%) HTML5
19 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
20 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing

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 (13.46%) Confluence
2 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) GitHub
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (57.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 27 (51.92%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (55.77%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.38%) JIRA
3 7 (13.46%) JIRA Agile
4 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
1 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (98.08%) Developer
2 44 (84.62%) .NET Developer
3 13 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 10 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Lead Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Machine Learning Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Agile Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
8 1 (1.92%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (80.77%) ASP.NET
3 38 (73.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 35 (67.31%) .NET Framework
5 34 (65.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 34 (65.38%) Entity Framework
6 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 27 (51.92%) Code First Entity Framework
7 27 (51.92%) Node.js
7 27 (51.92%) RESTful
8 17 (32.69%) CSS
9 16 (30.77%) HTML
10 15 (28.85%) jQuery
11 12 (23.08%) HTML5
11 12 (23.08%) WinForms
12 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
13 10 (19.23%) Ajax
14 9 (17.31%) Web Services
15 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (13.46%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) N-Tier
2 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Android
1 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (80.77%) MVC
3 32 (61.54%) TDD
4 27 (51.92%) BDD
4 27 (51.92%) Web Application Development
5 13 (25.00%) Web Development
6 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
7 7 (13.46%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (13.46%) Web Design
8 6 (11.54%) Kanban
8 6 (11.54%) OO
8 6 (11.54%) Scrum
9 4 (7.69%) OOP
10 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.77%) Machine Learning
10 3 (5.77%) UML
11 2 (3.85%) DevOps
11 2 (3.85%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 49 (94.23%) C#
2 27 (51.92%) Ruby
3 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.23%) SQL
5 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Atlassian
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Google
3 2 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Southport
ECOM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago