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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 33 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 31 38 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.28% 6.16% 7.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.05% 10.92% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 44
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,500 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
206 348 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 41.70% 56.40% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 179 322 265
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Wirral - 12 £38,000 -
Birkenhead -1 10 £35,000 -5.72%
Liverpool 0 9 £27,500 -21.42% 1
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 66 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (98.48%) C#
3 59 (89.39%) SQL Server
4 53 (80.30%) ASP.NET
4 53 (80.30%) MVC
5 46 (69.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 40 (60.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 38 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (57.58%) Git (software)
8 32 (48.48%) TDD
8 32 (48.48%) .NET Framework
9 31 (46.97%) Web Application Development
10 27 (40.91%) HTML
11 26 (39.39%) SQL
11 26 (39.39%) Ruby
11 26 (39.39%) RESTful
11 26 (39.39%) BDD
11 26 (39.39%) NoSQL
11 26 (39.39%) Node.js
12 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
12 23 (34.85%) CSS
13 20 (30.30%) Internet
13 20 (30.30%) Games
14 19 (28.79%) IIS
15 18 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (25.76%) Retail
17 13 (19.70%) Visual Studio
17 13 (19.70%) WPF
18 12 (18.18%) T-SQL
18 12 (18.18%) Firebug

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 26 (39.39%) Node.js
2 19 (28.79%) IIS
3 4 (6.06%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.03%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (89.39%) SQL Server
2 26 (39.39%) NoSQL
3 18 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (57.58%) Git (software)
2 13 (19.70%) Visual Studio
3 12 (18.18%) Firebug
3 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (12.12%) NUnit
4 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (9.09%) MSTest
5 6 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (7.58%) Moq
General
1 20 (30.30%) Games
2 17 (25.76%) Retail
3 11 (16.67%) Law
4 7 (10.61%) Finance
5 2 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (90.91%) Developer
2 39 (59.09%) .NET Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Architect
4 5 (7.58%) Junior
4 5 (7.58%) Junior Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Junior .NET Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (7.58%) C# Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Technical Architect
4 5 (7.58%) Graduate
4 5 (7.58%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 5 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Programmer
7 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.52%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (80.30%) ASP.NET
3 46 (69.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (60.61%) ASP.NET Web API
5 32 (48.48%) .NET Framework
6 27 (40.91%) HTML
7 26 (39.39%) RESTful
8 23 (34.85%) CSS
9 13 (19.70%) WPF
10 11 (16.67%) Web Services
11 6 (9.09%) WinForms
12 5 (7.58%) XML
12 5 (7.58%) Spring.NET
12 5 (7.58%) Unity DI Container
12 5 (7.58%) Castle Windsor
12 5 (7.58%) Ninject
13 4 (6.06%) HTML5
13 4 (6.06%) jQuery
13 4 (6.06%) Ajax
14 3 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.58%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (6.06%) Tandem
4 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (80.30%) MVC
2 38 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (48.48%) TDD
4 31 (46.97%) Web Application Development
5 26 (39.39%) BDD
6 11 (16.67%) CRUD
6 11 (16.67%) Line Management
6 11 (16.67%) B2B
7 10 (15.15%) OO
8 8 (12.12%) Scrum
9 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.58%) Kanban
9 5 (7.58%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (7.58%) Software Architecture
9 5 (7.58%) MVVM
10 4 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (6.06%) Project Management
11 3 (4.55%) CRM
11 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
12 2 (3.03%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (98.48%) C#
2 26 (39.39%) SQL
2 26 (39.39%) Ruby
3 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
4 12 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 9 (13.64%) Java
6 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) MCP
1 1 (1.52%) MCAD
1 1 (1.52%) MCSD
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.52%) MCTS
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
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