The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 30 39 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs citing WCF 43 29 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.73% 4.65% 9.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.14% 9.97% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 39 28 63
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £37,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
284 291 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 44.44% 46.63% 49.48%
Number of salaries quoted 241 261 321
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
North West

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram 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 30 July 2014. 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 +12 26 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Wirral 0 9 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Birkenhead - 8 £35,000 - 5
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 89 (98.89%) C#
2 88 (97.78%) .NET
3 74 (82.22%) SQL Server
4 69 (76.67%) ASP.NET
5 55 (61.11%) MVC
6 45 (50.00%) OO
7 44 (48.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (47.78%) TDD
9 34 (37.78%) WPF
10 32 (35.56%) Web Application Development
11 27 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 27 (30.00%) .NET Framework
11 27 (30.00%) SQL
12 25 (27.78%) Scrum
12 25 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (21.11%) BDD
13 19 (21.11%) NUnit
14 18 (20.00%) Microsoft
15 17 (18.89%) HTML
15 17 (18.89%) Node.js
16 16 (17.78%) Git (software)
16 16 (17.78%) Ajax
17 15 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
17 15 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (16.67%) Web Services
18 14 (15.56%) CSS
18 14 (15.56%) JavaScript
18 14 (15.56%) RESTful
18 14 (15.56%) NoSQL
18 14 (15.56%) Ruby

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 17 (18.89%) Node.js
2 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.11%) IIS
4 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (82.22%) SQL Server
2 25 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (15.56%) NoSQL
4 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.33%) MS Access
7 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) NUnit
2 16 (17.78%) Git (software)
3 13 (14.44%) Subversion
3 13 (14.44%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.44%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.33%) MSTest
7 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.11%) YouTrack
General
1 11 (12.22%) Retail
2 10 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (1.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (80.00%) Developer
2 49 (54.44%) .NET Developer
3 17 (18.89%) Architect
4 14 (15.56%) Senior Developer
5 13 (14.44%) Technical Architect
5 13 (14.44%) C# Developer
6 10 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.67%) Web Developer
9 6 (6.67%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.22%) C# Software Developer
11 2 (2.22%) Applications Architect
12 1 (1.11%) .NET Architect
12 1 (1.11%) Senior Web Developer
12 1 (1.11%) Team Leader
12 1 (1.11%) SQL Developer
12 1 (1.11%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (97.78%) .NET
2 69 (76.67%) ASP.NET
3 44 (48.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (37.78%) WPF
5 27 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 27 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 17 (18.89%) HTML
7 16 (17.78%) Ajax
8 15 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
8 15 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (16.67%) Web Services
9 14 (15.56%) CSS
9 14 (15.56%) RESTful
9 14 (15.56%) LINQ
10 13 (14.44%) jQuery
11 11 (12.22%) NHibernate
12 10 (11.11%) MonoRail
12 10 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
12 10 (11.11%) XML
13 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Tandem
2 9 (10.00%) BBC
2 9 (10.00%) Social Media
3 3 (3.33%) Streaming Music
4 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.56%) Windows
2 3 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (3.33%) Android
2 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (61.11%) MVC
2 45 (50.00%) OO
3 43 (47.78%) TDD
4 32 (35.56%) Web Application Development
5 25 (27.78%) Scrum
6 19 (21.11%) BDD
7 11 (12.22%) Project Management
7 11 (12.22%) Software Architecture
7 11 (12.22%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (8.89%) Unit Testing
9 8 (8.89%) Domain-Driven Design
9 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.67%) CRM
11 5 (5.56%) OOP
11 5 (5.56%) RUP
11 5 (5.56%) DSDM
11 5 (5.56%) OOD
11 5 (5.56%) CQRS
11 5 (5.56%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 89 (98.89%) C#
2 27 (30.00%) SQL
3 14 (15.56%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.56%) Ruby
4 12 (13.33%) Java
5 9 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.33%) VBA
7 2 (2.22%) XAML
8 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) Apple
2 9 (10.00%) Sony
2 9 (10.00%) Facebook
2 9 (10.00%) Yahoo!
2 9 (10.00%) Google
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (2.22%) Sybase
5 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Merseyside
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago