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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 31 51 32
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Permanent jobs citing WCF 19 8 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.68% 1.67% 7.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.70% 4.37% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 46
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
121 183 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 29.80% 38.13% 46.70%
Number of salaries quoted 105 128 279
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 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 +23 19 £40,000 -23.80% 4
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 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 39 (100.00%) C#
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (82.05%) RESTful
3 32 (82.05%) MVC
3 32 (82.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 31 (79.49%) ASP.NET
4 31 (79.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (74.36%) TDD
5 29 (74.36%) .NET Framework
5 29 (74.36%) SQL Server
5 29 (74.36%) BDD
6 27 (69.23%) Entity Framework
7 26 (66.67%) Node.js
7 26 (66.67%) Git (software)
7 26 (66.67%) Ruby
7 26 (66.67%) NoSQL
7 26 (66.67%) Web Application Development
7 26 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 26 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 26 (66.67%) Code First Entity Framework
8 9 (23.08%) SQL
9 8 (20.51%) Web Services
9 8 (20.51%) OO
10 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
10 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
11 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
11 6 (15.38%) Games
11 6 (15.38%) OOP
11 6 (15.38%) ServiceStack

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 (66.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (74.36%) SQL Server
2 26 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 26 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) LoadUI
2 2 (5.13%) Moq
2 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Law
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 31 (79.49%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.38%) .NET Software Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) C# Software Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Application Development Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Applications Development Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Applications Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (82.05%) ASP.NET Web API
2 32 (82.05%) RESTful
3 31 (79.49%) ASP.NET
3 31 (79.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (74.36%) .NET Framework
5 27 (69.23%) Entity Framework
6 26 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 26 (66.67%) Code First Entity Framework
7 8 (20.51%) Web Services
8 6 (15.38%) ServiceStack
9 4 (10.26%) CSS
9 4 (10.26%) HTML
10 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
10 3 (7.69%) jQuery
10 3 (7.69%) LINQ
11 2 (5.13%) SOAP
11 2 (5.13%) Unity DI Container
11 2 (5.13%) WPF
12 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (82.05%) MVC
3 29 (74.36%) BDD
3 29 (74.36%) TDD
4 26 (66.67%) Web Application Development
5 8 (20.51%) OO
6 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
7 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
7 6 (15.38%) OOP
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
9 2 (5.13%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (5.13%) High Availability
9 2 (5.13%) MVVM
9 2 (5.13%) Project Management
10 1 (2.56%) Kanban
10 1 (2.56%) Line Management
10 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.56%) SDLC
10 1 (2.56%) Strategic Planning
10 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (66.67%) Ruby
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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