The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 36 49 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs citing WCF 53 16 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.45% 2.46% 5.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.06% 6.87% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 43 15 36
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £32,700 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
WCF
England

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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
377 233 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 45.86% 35.85% 45.37%
Number of salaries quoted 292 211 258
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

WCF
Salary Trend in the North East

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

WCF Salary Trend in the North East

WCF
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in the North East

WCF
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Tyne and Wear +10 45 £37,000 +5.71% 10
Durham +5 8 £35,000 - 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 89 (100.00%) C#
2 76 (85.39%) .NET
3 70 (78.65%) ASP.NET
4 60 (67.42%) MVC
5 58 (65.17%) SQL Server
6 54 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (53.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (41.57%) Web Application Development
9 36 (40.45%) TDD
10 33 (37.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 31 (34.83%) .NET Framework
12 30 (33.71%) SQL
12 30 (33.71%) XML
13 27 (30.34%) MS Excel
13 27 (30.34%) Dependency Injection
14 26 (29.21%) Ninject
14 26 (29.21%) CSS
14 26 (29.21%) Web Services
15 25 (28.09%) HTML
16 24 (26.97%) Windows
17 22 (24.72%) Scrum
17 22 (24.72%) WPF
17 22 (24.72%) T-SQL
17 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
17 22 (24.72%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (23.60%) C++
19 20 (22.47%) Node.js
20 18 (20.22%) BizTalk Server
21 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
21 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 20 (22.47%) Node.js
2 18 (20.22%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.49%) IIS
5 3 (3.37%) MS Project Server
5 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (30.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (65.17%) SQL Server
2 22 (24.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (17.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (13.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.12%) MySQL
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (37.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (12.36%) MSTest
3 10 (11.24%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (11.24%) Moq
3 10 (11.24%) NUnit
4 8 (8.99%) Visual Studio
5 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.37%) Subversion
7 2 (2.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.25%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (17.98%) Games
2 7 (7.87%) Marketing
3 4 (4.49%) German Language
4 2 (2.25%) Finance
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (89.89%) Developer
2 50 (56.18%) .NET Developer
3 24 (26.97%) C# Developer
4 22 (24.72%) Software Developer
5 16 (17.98%) C# Software Developer
6 12 (13.48%) C++/C# Developer
6 12 (13.48%) Junior
6 12 (13.48%) C++ Developer
6 12 (13.48%) Junior Developer
6 12 (13.48%) C++ Software Developer
6 12 (13.48%) Junior .NET Developer
7 11 (12.36%) Graduate Developer
7 11 (12.36%) Graduate
7 11 (12.36%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 10 (11.24%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Applications Support
10 5 (5.62%) .NET Software Engineer
11 4 (4.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (85.39%) .NET
2 70 (78.65%) ASP.NET
3 48 (53.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (34.83%) .NET Framework
5 30 (33.71%) XML
6 26 (29.21%) CSS
6 26 (29.21%) Web Services
6 26 (29.21%) Ninject
7 25 (28.09%) HTML
8 22 (24.72%) WPF
9 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 16 (17.98%) KnockoutJS
11 15 (16.85%) jQuery
12 14 (15.73%) WinForms
13 12 (13.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (12.36%) Castle Windsor
14 11 (12.36%) Spring.NET
15 10 (11.24%) HTML5
15 10 (11.24%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) iPhone
1 16 (17.98%) Mobile App
2 11 (12.36%) Computer Science
3 10 (11.24%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (7.87%) Blog
4 7 (7.87%) Open Source
5 3 (3.37%) User Experience
5 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.12%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.97%) Windows
2 16 (17.98%) Android
3 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (67.42%) MVC
2 54 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (41.57%) Web Application Development
4 36 (40.45%) TDD
5 27 (30.34%) Dependency Injection
6 22 (24.72%) Scrum
7 16 (17.98%) Domain-Driven Design
8 14 (15.73%) Migration
9 12 (13.48%) MVVM
10 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (11.24%) Kanban
12 7 (7.87%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (7.87%) Data Management
12 7 (7.87%) Graceful Degradation
12 7 (7.87%) Progressive Enhancement
13 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
14 5 (5.62%) OO
14 5 (5.62%) Waterfall
15 4 (4.49%) BDD
15 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (33.71%) SQL
3 22 (24.72%) T-SQL
4 21 (23.60%) C++
5 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.87%) Java
7 5 (5.62%) VB
8 4 (4.49%) Ruby
9 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.37%) VB6
10 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.61%) Degree
3 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.87%) MCP
4 7 (7.87%) MCSD
4 7 (7.87%) MCSE
4 7 (7.87%) MCTS
4 7 (7.87%) MCITP
4 7 (7.87%) MCPD
5 2 (2.25%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.98%) Google
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle
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