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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 35 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 25 46 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.48% 7.93% 7.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.69% 12.96% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25 46 43
Average salary £38,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.93% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £38,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
197 355 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 43.20% 61.21% 51.39%
Number of salaries quoted 178 329 272
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -7 12 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Wirral +3 8 £38,000 +4.10% 1
Birkenhead +3 5 £35,000 -12.50%
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (98.33%) C#
3 54 (90.00%) SQL Server
4 53 (88.33%) ASP.NET
5 48 (80.00%) MVC
6 44 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (61.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 35 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (55.00%) Git (software)
10 31 (51.67%) .NET Framework
10 31 (51.67%) HTML
11 29 (48.33%) JavaScript
11 29 (48.33%) SQL
11 29 (48.33%) TDD
11 29 (48.33%) Web Application Development
12 27 (45.00%) CSS
13 24 (40.00%) IIS
14 23 (38.33%) RESTful
14 23 (38.33%) BDD
15 22 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (35.00%) NoSQL
16 21 (35.00%) Node.js
16 21 (35.00%) Ruby
17 18 (30.00%) Games
17 18 (30.00%) Internet
18 16 (26.67%) Windows
18 16 (26.67%) T-SQL
19 14 (23.33%) Retail
20 13 (21.67%) Visual Studio
21 12 (20.00%) Mobile App

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 24 (40.00%) IIS
2 21 (35.00%) Node.js
3 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (6.67%) Umbraco
6 2 (3.33%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (35.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.67%) Visual Studio
3 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (20.00%) Firebug
4 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (10.00%) NUnit
5 6 (10.00%) MSTest
5 6 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (10.00%) Moq
General
1 18 (30.00%) Games
2 14 (23.33%) Retail
3 11 (18.33%) Law
4 8 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (3.33%) Advertising
5 2 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (95.00%) Developer
2 34 (56.67%) .NET Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Junior
4 6 (10.00%) Graduate
4 6 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 6 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 4 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) .NET Development Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.67%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (1.67%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Programmer
8 1 (1.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (88.33%) ASP.NET
3 44 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 37 (61.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 31 (51.67%) .NET Framework
5 31 (51.67%) HTML
6 27 (45.00%) CSS
7 23 (38.33%) RESTful
8 9 (15.00%) Web Services
9 8 (13.33%) Ajax
10 7 (11.67%) WPF
10 7 (11.67%) WinForms
11 6 (10.00%) Spring.NET
11 6 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
11 6 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
11 6 (10.00%) Ninject
12 4 (6.67%) HTML5
12 4 (6.67%) XML
13 3 (5.00%) jQuery
13 3 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (80.00%) MVC
2 35 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (48.33%) TDD
3 29 (48.33%) Web Application Development
4 23 (38.33%) BDD
5 11 (18.33%) CRUD
5 11 (18.33%) Line Management
5 11 (18.33%) B2B
5 11 (18.33%) OO
6 8 (13.33%) CRM
6 8 (13.33%) Scrum
7 6 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.00%) Kanban
7 6 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (10.00%) MVVM
8 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.33%) iOS Development
8 2 (3.33%) SOA
8 2 (3.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 59 (98.33%) C#
2 29 (48.33%) JavaScript
2 29 (48.33%) SQL
3 21 (35.00%) Ruby
4 16 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (10.00%) MCP
1 6 (10.00%) MCAD
1 6 (10.00%) MCSD
1 6 (10.00%) MCTS
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) Facebook
Wirral
Noir Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago