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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 27 50 28
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -22
Permanent jobs citing WCF 54 16 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.79% 2.82% 8.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.61% 6.64% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 50 16 51
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
262 241 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 37.81% 42.50% 44.62%
Number of salaries quoted 234 216 259
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,303 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +17 49 £38,000 +8.57% 6
Durham +8 4 - - 2
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 109 (99.09%) C#
2 101 (91.82%) .NET
3 88 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 81 (73.64%) ASP.NET
5 63 (57.27%) MVC
6 62 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 51 (46.36%) SQL
9 48 (43.64%) .NET Framework
10 46 (41.82%) T-SQL
11 42 (38.18%) Microsoft
11 42 (38.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 38 (34.55%) Web Application Development
13 37 (33.64%) BizTalk Server
13 37 (33.64%) HTML
13 37 (33.64%) XML
14 35 (31.82%) Web Services
14 35 (31.82%) CSS
15 34 (30.91%) C++
15 34 (30.91%) TDD
16 33 (30.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 32 (29.09%) Git (software)
18 30 (27.27%) Node.js
19 29 (26.36%) MS Excel
20 26 (23.64%) ASP.NET Web API
21 24 (21.82%) RESTful
21 24 (21.82%) JavaScript
22 23 (20.91%) Ruby
22 23 (20.91%) BDD
22 23 (20.91%) NoSQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (33.64%) BizTalk Server
2 30 (27.27%) Node.js
3 10 (9.09%) IIS
4 9 (8.18%) SharePoint
5 7 (6.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (26.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) Internet
2 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.64%) Modbus
3 2 (1.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (20.91%) NoSQL
3 19 (17.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.45%) MySQL
8 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (38.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (29.09%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.09%) Subversion
4 9 (8.18%) Mercurial
5 6 (5.45%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.82%) NUnit
6 2 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.82%) MSTest
6 2 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.82%) Moq
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (9.09%) German Language
1 10 (9.09%) Games
2 7 (6.36%) Marketing
3 3 (2.73%) Finance
4 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 99 (90.00%) Developer
2 60 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 36 (32.73%) C# Developer
4 20 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 20 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (14.55%) C# Software Developer
6 15 (13.64%) Software Engineer
7 10 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) C++ Developer
8 8 (7.27%) C# Software Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) C++ Software Developer
8 8 (7.27%) C++/C# Developer
9 6 (5.45%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Head of Development
11 3 (2.73%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.73%) Junior
11 3 (2.73%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.73%) Applications Developer
11 3 (2.73%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (91.82%) .NET
2 81 (73.64%) ASP.NET
3 55 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 48 (43.64%) .NET Framework
5 37 (33.64%) HTML
5 37 (33.64%) XML
6 35 (31.82%) Web Services
6 35 (31.82%) CSS
7 33 (30.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 26 (23.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 24 (21.82%) RESTful
10 21 (19.09%) WPF
10 21 (19.09%) jQuery
11 18 (16.36%) Ajax
12 11 (10.00%) HTML5
12 11 (10.00%) CSS3
13 9 (8.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (7.27%) Ninject
14 8 (7.27%) LINQ
14 8 (7.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.36%) Blog
1 7 (6.36%) Open Source
2 6 (5.45%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.45%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.45%) iPhone
3 3 (2.73%) User Experience
4 2 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (5.45%) Android
3 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (57.27%) MVC
2 62 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (34.55%) Web Application Development
4 34 (30.91%) TDD
5 23 (20.91%) BDD
6 21 (19.09%) Software Engineering
7 20 (18.18%) Scrum
8 15 (13.64%) Migration
9 10 (9.09%) MVVM
9 10 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 10 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 9 (8.18%) ITIL
10 9 (8.18%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (7.27%) Analytics
11 8 (7.27%) Time Management
11 8 (7.27%) CRM
11 8 (7.27%) Process Management
11 8 (7.27%) Project Management
12 7 (6.36%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (6.36%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (99.09%) C#
2 51 (46.36%) SQL
3 46 (41.82%) T-SQL
4 34 (30.91%) C++
5 24 (21.82%) JavaScript
6 23 (20.91%) Ruby
7 13 (11.82%) Java
8 12 (10.91%) VB
9 9 (8.18%) VB.NET
10 8 (7.27%) VB6
11 6 (5.45%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.82%) XPath
12 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (14.55%) Security Cleared
1 16 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (11.82%) MCTS
2 13 (11.82%) MCP
2 13 (11.82%) MCSD
3 11 (10.00%) Degree
4 9 (8.18%) Sun Certification
5 7 (6.36%) MCITP
5 7 (6.36%) MCPD
5 7 (6.36%) MCSE
6 6 (5.45%) MCAD
Vendors
1 42 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.45%) Google
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle
4 1 (0.91%) SAP
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