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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 41 25 43
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 13 39 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.88% 6.60% 4.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.07% 15.35% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 26
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
184 254 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 40.80% 42.98% 44.28%
Number of salaries quoted 132 214 247
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £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
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 2 September 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 +4 12 £40,000 -20.00% 7
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (100.00%) TDD
2 18 (90.00%) MVC
3 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (70.00%) Web Application Development
5 12 (60.00%) .NET Framework
6 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (40.00%) NoSQL
8 7 (35.00%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (35.00%) Moq
8 7 (35.00%) BDD
8 7 (35.00%) Entity Framework
8 7 (35.00%) Node.js
8 7 (35.00%) Castle Windsor
8 7 (35.00%) Ninject
8 7 (35.00%) Facebook
8 7 (35.00%) Twitter
8 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (35.00%) Unity DI Container
8 7 (35.00%) Social Network
8 7 (35.00%) NUnit
8 7 (35.00%) Ruby
8 7 (35.00%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (35.00%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (35.00%) MSTest
8 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (35.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) NUnit
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (35.00%) MSTest
1 7 (35.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (35.00%) Moq
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C# Web Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (35.00%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (35.00%) Spring.NET
5 7 (35.00%) RESTful
5 7 (35.00%) Entity Framework
5 7 (35.00%) Castle Windsor
5 7 (35.00%) Ninject
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
7 4 (20.00%) CSS
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (15.00%) HTML5
8 3 (15.00%) CSS3
8 3 (15.00%) Ajax
9 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (10.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Social Network
1 7 (35.00%) Inversion of Control
1 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) TDD
2 18 (90.00%) MVC
3 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (70.00%) Web Application Development
5 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (35.00%) Kanban
5 7 (35.00%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (35.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) Ruby
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Facebook
1 7 (35.00%) Twitter
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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