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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 43 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 32 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.62% 5.70% 5.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.59% 16.77% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 31
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
276 167 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 39.83% 34.01% 43.61%
Number of salaries quoted 195 121 196
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram 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 5 December 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 -21 26 £40,000 - 1
Southport +9 3 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Birkenhead +1 2 £38,250 -36.25%
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (93.88%) C#
3 44 (89.80%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (83.67%) ASP.NET
4 41 (83.67%) MVC
5 37 (75.51%) SQL Server
6 36 (73.47%) ASP.NET Web API
7 34 (69.39%) Entity Framework
7 34 (69.39%) .NET Framework
8 33 (67.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (61.22%) SQL Server 2014
10 28 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 28 (57.14%) RESTful
10 28 (57.14%) TDD
11 27 (55.10%) Ruby
11 27 (55.10%) Git (software)
11 27 (55.10%) Node.js
11 27 (55.10%) BDD
11 27 (55.10%) NoSQL
11 27 (55.10%) Web Application Development
11 27 (55.10%) Code First Entity Framework
12 17 (34.69%) CSS
13 16 (32.65%) HTML
14 12 (24.49%) jQuery
15 11 (22.45%) HTML5
15 11 (22.45%) Web Development
16 10 (20.41%) Ajax
16 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
17 9 (18.37%) WinForms
18 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing

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 6 (12.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (75.51%) SQL Server
2 30 (61.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 27 (55.10%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (55.10%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.29%) JIRA
3 6 (12.24%) JIRA Agile
3 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
1 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (95.92%) Developer
2 40 (81.63%) .NET Developer
3 11 (22.45%) C# Developer
4 8 (16.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Lead Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.08%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (4.08%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.08%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (83.67%) ASP.NET
3 36 (73.47%) ASP.NET Web API
4 34 (69.39%) .NET Framework
4 34 (69.39%) Entity Framework
5 33 (67.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 28 (57.14%) RESTful
7 27 (55.10%) Code First Entity Framework
7 27 (55.10%) Node.js
8 17 (34.69%) CSS
9 16 (32.65%) HTML
10 12 (24.49%) jQuery
11 11 (22.45%) HTML5
12 10 (20.41%) Ajax
13 9 (18.37%) WinForms
14 8 (16.33%) Web Services
15 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
15 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (14.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
1 6 (12.24%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (2.04%) Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (89.80%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (83.67%) MVC
3 28 (57.14%) TDD
4 27 (55.10%) BDD
4 27 (55.10%) Web Application Development
5 11 (22.45%) Web Development
6 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (12.24%) Web Design
8 5 (10.20%) Kanban
8 5 (10.20%) Scrum
9 4 (8.16%) UML
10 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.08%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (4.08%) Line Management
11 2 (4.08%) OO
11 2 (4.08%) OOP
11 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
12 1 (2.04%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (93.88%) C#
2 27 (55.10%) Ruby
3 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Atlassian
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.04%) Xamarin
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + shares, pension, health, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport
ECOM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago