The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 44 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 22 23 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.14% 4.77% 7.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.06% 11.22% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 45
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
199 205 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.41% 42.53% 63.50%
Number of salaries quoted 169 183 345
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
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 14 February 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
(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 +4 20 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Southport - 2 £37,500 -
Birkenhead -5 1 - -
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (97.96%) C#
3 45 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (85.71%) ASP.NET
4 42 (85.71%) MVC
4 42 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (77.55%) SQL Server
6 32 (65.31%) TDD
6 32 (65.31%) .NET Framework
6 32 (65.31%) BDD
6 32 (65.31%) Entity Framework
7 31 (63.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 31 (63.27%) RESTful
8 29 (59.18%) Git (software)
8 29 (59.18%) NoSQL
8 29 (59.18%) Node.js
8 29 (59.18%) Web Application Development
8 29 (59.18%) SQL Server 2014
8 29 (59.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 29 (59.18%) Ruby
9 15 (30.61%) HTML
10 14 (28.57%) CSS
11 12 (24.49%) Web Services
12 10 (20.41%) Scrum
12 10 (20.41%) jQuery
13 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
14 6 (12.24%) VB.NET
14 6 (12.24%) LINQ
15 5 (10.20%) WPF
15 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 29 (59.18%) Node.js
2 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (77.55%) SQL Server
2 29 (59.18%) NoSQL
2 29 (59.18%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (59.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.16%) Legal
2 3 (6.12%) Law
3 2 (4.08%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Developer
2 39 (79.59%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (16.33%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (8.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Application Development Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Applications Development Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Applications Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Development Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.08%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 42 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 32 (65.31%) .NET Framework
3 32 (65.31%) Entity Framework
4 31 (63.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 31 (63.27%) RESTful
5 29 (59.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 15 (30.61%) HTML
7 14 (28.57%) CSS
8 12 (24.49%) Web Services
9 10 (20.41%) jQuery
10 6 (12.24%) LINQ
11 5 (10.20%) WPF
11 5 (10.20%) XML
12 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 2 (4.08%) Ajax
13 2 (4.08%) CSS3
13 2 (4.08%) JSON
13 2 (4.08%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (85.71%) MVC
3 32 (65.31%) BDD
3 32 (65.31%) TDD
4 29 (59.18%) Web Application Development
5 10 (20.41%) Scrum
6 5 (10.20%) Project Management
6 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.16%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (6.12%) OOP
8 3 (6.12%) SDLC
9 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.08%) Kanban
9 2 (4.08%) Line Management
9 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.08%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.08%) OO
9 2 (4.08%) UML
9 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.04%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 48 (97.96%) C#
2 29 (59.18%) Ruby
3 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.24%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.16%) SQL
6 2 (4.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) MCSD
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Progress
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