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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 35 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 19 14 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.59% 2.83% 7.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.77% 7.53% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 45
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
138 186 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.33% 37.58% 51.98%
Number of salaries quoted 121 136 306
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 4 May 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 +22 19 £40,000 -23.80% 2
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 41 (100.00%) C#
1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (78.05%) RESTful
3 32 (78.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 31 (75.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (75.61%) MVC
4 31 (75.61%) ASP.NET
5 30 (73.17%) .NET Framework
6 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
7 28 (68.29%) TDD
7 28 (68.29%) BDD
7 28 (68.29%) Entity Framework
8 26 (63.41%) Node.js
8 26 (63.41%) Web Application Development
8 26 (63.41%) NoSQL
8 26 (63.41%) Git (software)
8 26 (63.41%) Ruby
8 26 (63.41%) SQL Server 2014
8 26 (63.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 26 (63.41%) Code First Entity Framework
9 11 (26.83%) Web Services
10 10 (24.39%) VB.NET
11 7 (17.07%) OO
11 7 (17.07%) SQL
11 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
12 6 (14.63%) Multithreading
12 6 (14.63%) ServiceStack
12 6 (14.63%) HTML
12 6 (14.63%) CSS

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 26 (63.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
2 26 (63.41%) NoSQL
2 26 (63.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (63.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) LoadUI
3 1 (2.44%) Moq
3 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (14.63%) Games
2 4 (9.76%) Legal
3 3 (7.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 29 (70.73%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.63%) .NET Software Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) C# Software Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Application Development Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Applications Development Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Applications Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Development Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.44%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (78.05%) ASP.NET Web API
2 32 (78.05%) RESTful
3 31 (75.61%) ASP.NET
3 31 (75.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (73.17%) .NET Framework
5 28 (68.29%) Entity Framework
6 26 (63.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 26 (63.41%) Code First Entity Framework
7 11 (26.83%) Web Services
8 6 (14.63%) CSS
8 6 (14.63%) HTML
8 6 (14.63%) ServiceStack
9 4 (9.76%) XML
10 2 (4.88%) Ajax
10 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (4.88%) CSS3
10 2 (4.88%) JSON
10 2 (4.88%) LINQ
10 2 (4.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (75.61%) MVC
3 28 (68.29%) BDD
3 28 (68.29%) TDD
4 26 (63.41%) Web Application Development
5 7 (17.07%) OO
5 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
6 6 (14.63%) Multithreading
6 6 (14.63%) OOP
6 6 (14.63%) Scrum
7 5 (12.20%) Project Management
8 4 (9.76%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (7.32%) SDLC
10 2 (4.88%) Kanban
10 2 (4.88%) Line Management
10 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.88%) UML
10 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
11 1 (2.44%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (63.41%) Ruby
3 10 (24.39%) VB.NET
4 7 (17.07%) SQL
5 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Progress
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