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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 32 47 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Permanent jobs citing WCF 51 18 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.65% 2.82% 9.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.74% 7.09% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 48 17 55
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £33,950 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £40,000 £45,000
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
346 254 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 45.11% 39.75% 47.66%
Number of salaries quoted 296 226 267
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
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 November 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 November 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 +14 48 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Durham -4 2 £35,000 +32.07% 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 92 (100.00%) C#
2 79 (85.87%) .NET
3 69 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 68 (73.91%) SQL Server
5 58 (63.04%) MVC
6 52 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 38 (41.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 37 (40.22%) Web Application Development
10 36 (39.13%) .NET Framework
10 36 (39.13%) SQL
10 36 (39.13%) XML
11 35 (38.04%) TDD
12 32 (34.78%) Web Services
13 30 (32.61%) T-SQL
14 29 (31.52%) C++
15 27 (29.35%) HTML
15 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
16 26 (28.26%) BizTalk Server
17 25 (27.17%) MS Excel
17 25 (27.17%) Scrum
17 25 (27.17%) CSS
18 23 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
19 22 (23.91%) Ninject
19 22 (23.91%) Windows
20 21 (22.83%) WPF
21 20 (21.74%) Node.js
22 18 (19.57%) SQL Server 2012
23 17 (18.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 17 (18.48%) Security Cleared

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 26 (28.26%) BizTalk Server
2 20 (21.74%) Node.js
3 4 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (27.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) Internet
2 2 (2.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 18 (19.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (18.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (11.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (8.70%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.09%) MySQL
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 38 (41.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (15.22%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.96%) MSTest
4 10 (10.87%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (10.87%) Moq
4 10 (10.87%) NUnit
5 7 (7.61%) Subversion
6 6 (6.52%) Visual Studio
6 6 (6.52%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (13.04%) Games
2 7 (7.61%) Marketing
3 5 (5.43%) German Language
4 3 (3.26%) Finance
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (93.48%) Developer
2 55 (59.78%) .NET Developer
3 32 (34.78%) C# Developer
4 22 (23.91%) Software Developer
5 17 (18.48%) C# Software Developer
6 15 (16.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (13.04%) C++/C# Developer
7 12 (13.04%) Junior .NET Developer
7 12 (13.04%) C++ Software Developer
7 12 (13.04%) Junior
7 12 (13.04%) C++ Developer
7 12 (13.04%) Junior Developer
8 11 (11.96%) Graduate
8 11 (11.96%) Software Engineer
8 11 (11.96%) Graduate Developer
8 11 (11.96%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 10 (10.87%) .NET Software Engineer
10 8 (8.70%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) Web Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (85.87%) .NET
2 69 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 48 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (39.13%) XML
4 36 (39.13%) .NET Framework
5 32 (34.78%) Web Services
6 27 (29.35%) HTML
7 25 (27.17%) CSS
8 22 (23.91%) Ninject
9 21 (22.83%) WPF
10 17 (18.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 16 (17.39%) jQuery
12 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 14 (15.22%) WinForms
13 12 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (11.96%) CSS3
14 11 (11.96%) Spring.NET
14 11 (11.96%) Castle Windsor
14 11 (11.96%) HTML5
14 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) iPhone
1 12 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 11 (11.96%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.87%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (7.61%) Blog
4 7 (7.61%) Open Source
5 3 (3.26%) User Experience
6 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Windows
2 12 (13.04%) Android
3 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (63.04%) MVC
2 52 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (40.22%) Web Application Development
4 35 (38.04%) TDD
5 25 (27.17%) Scrum
6 23 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
7 16 (17.39%) Migration
8 13 (14.13%) MVVM
9 12 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
10 11 (11.96%) Software Engineering
11 10 (10.87%) Kanban
11 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (8.70%) BDD
13 7 (7.61%) Progressive Enhancement
13 7 (7.61%) Graceful Degradation
13 7 (7.61%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (7.61%) Data Management
14 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2
14 5 (5.43%) Waterfall
15 4 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (39.13%) SQL
3 30 (32.61%) T-SQL
4 29 (31.52%) C++
5 15 (16.30%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.96%) Java
7 8 (8.70%) Ruby
8 6 (6.52%) VB
9 3 (3.26%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.26%) VB6
10 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.17%) XPath
11 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.13%) Degree
3 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.61%) MCP
4 7 (7.61%) MCSD
4 7 (7.61%) MCSE
4 7 (7.61%) MCTS
4 7 (7.61%) MCITP
4 7 (7.61%) MCPD
5 6 (6.52%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.04%) Google
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle
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