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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 42 29 41
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 19 51 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.92% 8.16% 4.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.18% 13.21% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 19 51 24
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
207 386 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 42.68% 61.76% 52.50%
Number of salaries quoted 171 342 243
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -11 10 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Wirral +1 9 £40,000 +9.58% 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (97.96%) C#
3 47 (95.92%) ASP.NET
4 43 (87.76%) SQL Server
5 37 (75.51%) MVC
6 36 (73.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (59.18%) .NET Framework
9 25 (51.02%) HTML
9 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
9 25 (51.02%) CSS
10 24 (48.98%) SQL
10 24 (48.98%) TDD
10 24 (48.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (48.98%) Web Application Development
11 23 (46.94%) IIS
12 22 (44.90%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (40.82%) Git (software)
14 17 (34.69%) Windows
15 13 (26.53%) Finance
15 13 (26.53%) T-SQL
15 13 (26.53%) Spring.NET
15 13 (26.53%) Kanban
15 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (26.53%) NUnit
15 13 (26.53%) Scrum
15 13 (26.53%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (26.53%) Unity DI Container
15 13 (26.53%) Dependency Injection
15 13 (26.53%) Inversion of Control

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (46.94%) IIS
2 11 (22.45%) SharePoint
2 11 (22.45%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (22.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 11 (22.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (18.37%) Node.js
4 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (22.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (87.76%) SQL Server
2 24 (48.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) Git (software)
2 13 (26.53%) NUnit
2 13 (26.53%) MSTest
2 13 (26.53%) Rhino Mocks
2 13 (26.53%) Moq
3 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 11 (22.45%) Firebug
3 11 (22.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Law
2 10 (20.41%) Retail
3 9 (18.37%) Games
4 2 (4.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (95.92%) Developer
2 25 (51.02%) .NET Developer
3 11 (22.45%) SharePoint Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Software Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Junior
5 6 (12.24%) Junior Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Junior .NET Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Graduate Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Graduate
6 2 (4.08%) Development Manager
6 2 (4.08%) .NET Development Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (95.92%) ASP.NET
3 36 (73.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (59.18%) .NET Framework
5 25 (51.02%) CSS
5 25 (51.02%) HTML
6 22 (44.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (26.53%) Unity DI Container
7 13 (26.53%) Spring.NET
7 13 (26.53%) Castle Windsor
7 13 (26.53%) Ninject
8 12 (24.49%) Ajax
9 11 (22.45%) RESTful
10 7 (14.29%) WPF
11 6 (12.24%) WinForms
12 3 (6.12%) Web Services
13 1 (2.04%) XML
13 1 (2.04%) SOAP
13 1 (2.04%) jQuery
13 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Inversion of Control
1 13 (26.53%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (20.41%) Mobile App
3 7 (14.29%) Social Network
4 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) MVC
2 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (48.98%) TDD
3 24 (48.98%) Web Application Development
4 13 (26.53%) Scrum
4 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (26.53%) Kanban
4 13 (26.53%) Dependency Injection
5 11 (22.45%) OOA/OOD
5 11 (22.45%) OO
5 11 (22.45%) CRM
5 11 (22.45%) BDD
6 10 (20.41%) CRUD
6 10 (20.41%) Line Management
6 10 (20.41%) B2B
7 6 (12.24%) MVVM
8 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.04%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (97.96%) C#
2 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
3 24 (48.98%) SQL
4 13 (26.53%) T-SQL
5 9 (18.37%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) MCP
1 11 (22.45%) MCAD
1 11 (22.45%) MCSD
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (22.45%) MCTS
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) Facebook
3 7 (14.29%) Twitter
Wirral
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 21 days ago