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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 63 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 8.84% 3.93% 3.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.75% 8.51% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 62 20 23
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
319 282 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 44.74% 46.15% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 285 246 240
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £47,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +19 54 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Durham +3 4 £31,500 +5.00% 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 126 (99.21%) C#
2 123 (96.85%) .NET
3 109 (85.83%) SQL Server
4 100 (78.74%) ASP.NET
5 76 (59.84%) MVC
6 74 (58.27%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (54.33%) .NET Framework
8 67 (52.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 55 (43.31%) SQL
10 53 (41.73%) TDD
11 52 (40.94%) Git (software)
12 49 (38.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 48 (37.80%) Node.js
13 48 (37.80%) Web Application Development
13 48 (37.80%) T-SQL
14 45 (35.43%) Microsoft
14 45 (35.43%) ASP.NET Web API
15 42 (33.07%) Team Foundation Server
16 41 (32.28%) RESTful
16 41 (32.28%) BDD
17 40 (31.50%) NoSQL
17 40 (31.50%) BizTalk Server
17 40 (31.50%) Ruby
18 38 (29.92%) HTML
19 35 (27.56%) JavaScript
20 32 (25.20%) C++
21 31 (24.41%) CSS
21 31 (24.41%) Web Services
22 30 (23.62%) XML
23 23 (18.11%) Ajax

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 48 (37.80%) Node.js
2 40 (31.50%) BizTalk Server
3 19 (14.96%) SharePoint
4 15 (11.81%) IIS
5 13 (10.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (9.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.79%) CMS
7 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (14.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (11.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) Internet
2 4 (3.15%) Modbus
2 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.57%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (85.83%) SQL Server
2 40 (31.50%) NoSQL
3 16 (12.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (7.87%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.72%) MySQL
7 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 52 (40.94%) Git (software)
2 42 (33.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (8.66%) Subversion
4 10 (7.87%) Mercurial
5 9 (7.09%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.15%) MorphX
7 2 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.79%) Selenium
8 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (9.45%) Games
2 10 (7.87%) German Language
3 6 (4.72%) Finance
4 4 (3.15%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 117 (92.13%) Developer
2 75 (59.06%) .NET Developer
3 33 (25.98%) C# Developer
4 20 (15.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (11.81%) Software Engineer
6 12 (9.45%) Software Developer
7 11 (8.66%) SharePoint Developer
7 11 (8.66%) C# Software Developer
8 10 (7.87%) .NET Software Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Architect
12 4 (3.15%) Technical Architect
13 3 (2.36%) Web Developer
13 3 (2.36%) Lead Developer
13 3 (2.36%) C++ Developer
13 3 (2.36%) C++ Software Developer
13 3 (2.36%) AWS Developer
13 3 (2.36%) C++/C# Developer
13 3 (2.36%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (96.85%) .NET
2 100 (78.74%) ASP.NET
3 69 (54.33%) .NET Framework
4 67 (52.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 49 (38.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 45 (35.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 41 (32.28%) RESTful
8 38 (29.92%) HTML
9 31 (24.41%) Web Services
9 31 (24.41%) CSS
10 30 (23.62%) XML
11 23 (18.11%) Ajax
12 18 (14.17%) jQuery
13 16 (12.60%) WPF
14 9 (7.09%) HTML5
14 9 (7.09%) KnockoutJS
15 8 (6.30%) JSON
15 8 (6.30%) LINQ
16 7 (5.51%) Ninject
16 7 (5.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.02%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.51%) iPhone
2 7 (5.51%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.96%) Windows
2 7 (5.51%) Android
3 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (59.84%) MVC
2 74 (58.27%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (41.73%) TDD
4 48 (37.80%) Web Application Development
5 41 (32.28%) BDD
6 22 (17.32%) Software Engineering
7 14 (11.02%) CRM
8 13 (10.24%) OO
9 12 (9.45%) Scrum
9 12 (9.45%) OOA/OOD
10 11 (8.66%) Migration
11 10 (7.87%) PRINCE2
11 10 (7.87%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.30%) Analytics
12 8 (6.30%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (6.30%) MVVM
12 8 (6.30%) Time Management
12 8 (6.30%) ITIL
12 8 (6.30%) Project Management
12 8 (6.30%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (99.21%) C#
2 55 (43.31%) SQL
3 48 (37.80%) T-SQL
4 40 (31.50%) Ruby
5 35 (27.56%) JavaScript
6 32 (25.20%) C++
7 17 (13.39%) VB
8 14 (11.02%) VB.NET
8 14 (11.02%) Java
9 8 (6.30%) VB6
10 6 (4.72%) TypeScript
11 4 (3.15%) X++
12 2 (1.57%) XPath
12 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (11.02%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.66%) MCP
2 11 (8.66%) MCAD
2 11 (8.66%) MCSD
2 11 (8.66%) MCTS
3 10 (7.87%) Sun Certification
4 7 (5.51%) Degree
5 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 45 (35.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.51%) Google
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle
4 2 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.79%) RedDot
5 1 (0.79%) SAP
5 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Billingham, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North East
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: £35, 000
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North Shields
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago