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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 43 52 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Permanent jobs citing WCF 21 6 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.72% 1.21% 6.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.29% 2.93% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 41
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
186 205 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.92% 41.25% 44.84%
Number of salaries quoted 152 150 248
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 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 +1 20 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Southport - 1 £45,000 -
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 40 (100.00%) C#
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
1 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (85.00%) MVC
3 33 (82.50%) ASP.NET
4 32 (80.00%) RESTful
4 32 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 31 (77.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (77.50%) .NET Framework
6 29 (72.50%) Entity Framework
6 29 (72.50%) SQL Server
6 29 (72.50%) TDD
6 29 (72.50%) BDD
7 26 (65.00%) NoSQL
7 26 (65.00%) Web Application Development
7 26 (65.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 26 (65.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 26 (65.00%) Code First Entity Framework
7 26 (65.00%) Node.js
7 26 (65.00%) Git (software)
7 26 (65.00%) Ruby
8 11 (27.50%) SQL
9 8 (20.00%) OO
10 7 (17.50%) Web Services
10 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
11 6 (15.00%) Multithreading
11 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
11 6 (15.00%) OOP
11 6 (15.00%) HTML
11 6 (15.00%) Games

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 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (72.50%) SQL Server
2 26 (65.00%) NoSQL
2 26 (65.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (65.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.00%) LoadUI
3 2 (5.00%) Moq
3 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.00%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) .NET Developer
1 34 (85.00%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 5 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Development Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Software Manager
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (82.50%) ASP.NET
3 32 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 32 (80.00%) RESTful
4 31 (77.50%) .NET Framework
4 31 (77.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (72.50%) Entity Framework
6 26 (65.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 26 (65.00%) Code First Entity Framework
6 26 (65.00%) Node.js
7 7 (17.50%) Web Services
8 6 (15.00%) HTML
8 6 (15.00%) ServiceStack
9 5 (12.50%) jQuery
10 4 (10.00%) CSS
10 4 (10.00%) SOAP
11 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
11 3 (7.50%) JSON
11 3 (7.50%) LINQ
11 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (85.00%) MVC
3 29 (72.50%) BDD
3 29 (72.50%) TDD
4 26 (65.00%) Web Application Development
5 8 (20.00%) OO
6 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
7 6 (15.00%) Multithreading
7 6 (15.00%) OOP
8 4 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
10 2 (5.00%) High Availability
10 2 (5.00%) MVVM
10 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Web Development
11 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.50%) Line Management
11 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
11 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
11 1 (2.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (65.00%) Ruby
3 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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