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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 29 37 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +19
Permanent jobs citing WCF 59 41 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.70% 4.93% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.57% 13.10% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 54 34 14
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
379 313 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 49.48% 37.67% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 325 223 244
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -15.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Tyne and Wear +5 47 £37,500 +2.73% 7
Durham -12 10 £45,250 +50.83% 5
Northumberland - 2 £32,500 - 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 113 (92.62%) C#
2 108 (88.52%) .NET
3 104 (85.25%) SQL Server
4 89 (72.95%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (69.67%) ASP.NET
6 82 (67.21%) MVC
7 77 (63.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 68 (55.74%) Web Application Development
9 65 (53.28%) TDD
10 64 (52.46%) ASP.NET Web API
11 57 (46.72%) .NET Framework
12 56 (45.90%) Entity Framework
13 54 (44.26%) Git (software)
14 51 (41.80%) Ruby
14 51 (41.80%) NoSQL
15 50 (40.98%) Node.js
15 50 (40.98%) RESTful
16 47 (38.52%) BDD
17 31 (25.41%) Microsoft
18 26 (21.31%) Enterprise Software
19 25 (20.49%) JavaScript
20 21 (17.21%) T-SQL
20 21 (17.21%) CSS
21 19 (15.57%) VB
22 18 (14.75%) HTML
23 17 (13.93%) VB.NET
23 17 (13.93%) Web Services
23 17 (13.93%) WinForms
23 17 (13.93%) Dependency Injection
23 17 (13.93%) Ninject

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 50 (40.98%) Node.js
2 9 (7.38%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.56%) CMS
4 5 (4.10%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (4.10%) Alfresco
5 3 (2.46%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.46%) IIS
6 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.64%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (4.10%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (85.25%) SQL Server
2 51 (41.80%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.02%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.74%) Big Data
4 7 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.74%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 54 (44.26%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.30%) Selenium
3 13 (10.66%) NUnit
3 13 (10.66%) MSTest
3 13 (10.66%) Rhino Mocks
3 13 (10.66%) Moq
4 12 (9.84%) WatiN
5 9 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (6.56%) Visual Studio
7 7 (5.74%) Subversion
8 6 (4.92%) MorphX
9 3 (2.46%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (4.92%) Finance
1 6 (4.92%) Legal
2 4 (3.28%) Games
3 2 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (0.82%) Retail
4 1 (0.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 111 (90.98%) Developer
2 71 (58.20%) .NET Developer
3 19 (15.57%) C# Developer
4 14 (11.48%) Software Developer
5 10 (8.20%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.92%) Architect
6 6 (4.92%) Technical Architect
7 4 (3.28%) Applications Developer
7 4 (3.28%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (2.46%) Technical Leader
8 3 (2.46%) Web Developer
9 2 (1.64%) Lead Developer
9 2 (1.64%) WinForms Developer
9 2 (1.64%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (1.64%) C# Application Developer
9 2 (1.64%) .NET Applications Developer
9 2 (1.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (1.64%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (1.64%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (88.52%) .NET
2 85 (69.67%) ASP.NET
3 77 (63.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 64 (52.46%) ASP.NET Web API
5 57 (46.72%) .NET Framework
6 56 (45.90%) Entity Framework
7 50 (40.98%) RESTful
8 21 (17.21%) CSS
9 18 (14.75%) HTML
10 17 (13.93%) Web Services
10 17 (13.93%) WinForms
10 17 (13.93%) Ninject
11 16 (13.11%) jQuery
12 14 (11.48%) Ajax
13 13 (10.66%) Spring.NET
13 13 (10.66%) Castle Windsor
13 13 (10.66%) HTML5
13 13 (10.66%) Unity DI Container
14 11 (9.02%) XML
15 10 (8.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.31%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (10.66%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.28%) iPhone
4 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.38%) Windows
2 4 (3.28%) Android
2 4 (3.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (72.95%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (67.21%) MVC
3 68 (55.74%) Web Application Development
4 65 (53.28%) TDD
5 47 (38.52%) BDD
6 17 (13.93%) Dependency Injection
7 14 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (10.66%) Kanban
8 13 (10.66%) Scrum
9 12 (9.84%) Performance Testing
10 8 (6.56%) Migration
10 8 (6.56%) OO
11 7 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.92%) Content Management
13 5 (4.10%) Resource Management
13 5 (4.10%) Workflow
14 4 (3.28%) Domain-Driven Design
14 4 (3.28%) Mobile Development
14 4 (3.28%) API Development
14 4 (3.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 113 (92.62%) C#
2 51 (41.80%) Ruby
3 25 (20.49%) JavaScript
4 21 (17.21%) T-SQL
5 19 (15.57%) VB
6 17 (13.93%) VB.NET
7 15 (12.30%) SQL
8 14 (11.48%) C++
9 10 (8.20%) Java
10 7 (5.74%) Perl
10 7 (5.74%) PHP
10 7 (5.74%) Python
10 7 (5.74%) C
11 6 (4.92%) X++
12 5 (4.10%) Scala
13 2 (1.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (10.66%) Degree
2 8 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) MCP
3 1 (0.82%) MCAD
3 1 (0.82%) MCSD
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.82%) MCTS
Vendors
1 31 (25.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.56%) Oracle
3 7 (5.74%) Sybase
4 5 (4.10%) TIBCO
5 4 (3.28%) Google
5 4 (3.28%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.46%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.46%) RedDot
7 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Darlington
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Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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