The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesbrough 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 12 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 15 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 12.20% 5.71% 4.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.29% 10.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £27,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
WCF
North Yorkshire

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 Middlesbrough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesbrough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
82 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 66.67% 57.14% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 55 18 6
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +72.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesbrough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Middlesbrough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesbrough

WCF
Salary Trend in Middlesbrough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Middlesbrough region.

WCF Salary Trend in Middlesbrough

WCF
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesbrough 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 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) Automated Testing
2 14 (73.68%) Software Engineering
2 14 (73.68%) WPF
2 14 (73.68%) Use Case
2 14 (73.68%) Unit Testing
3 5 (26.32%) WatiN
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) QA
3 5 (26.32%) Selenium
3 5 (26.32%) MVC
3 5 (26.32%) WinForms
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesbrough 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) WatiN
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Software Engineer
1 14 (73.68%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) WPF
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (26.32%) WinForms
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Automated Testing
1 14 (73.68%) Software Engineering
1 14 (73.68%) Use Case
1 14 (73.68%) Unit Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft