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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 64 18 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 8.58% 3.23% 4.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.62% 7.59% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 60 17 30
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
296 237 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 39.68% 42.55% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 265 212 249
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 £26,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 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 February 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 56 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Durham +11 7 £31,500 +5.00%
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 115 (99.14%) C#
2 110 (94.83%) .NET
3 96 (82.76%) SQL Server
4 90 (77.59%) ASP.NET
5 67 (57.76%) MVC
5 67 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 58 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 57 (49.14%) SQL
8 50 (43.10%) T-SQL
9 43 (37.07%) Git (software)
10 42 (36.21%) TDD
11 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
12 40 (34.48%) BizTalk Server
12 40 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 39 (33.62%) Node.js
13 39 (33.62%) Web Application Development
14 38 (32.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 38 (32.76%) HTML
15 36 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web API
16 34 (29.31%) C++
17 33 (28.45%) JavaScript
17 33 (28.45%) CSS
17 33 (28.45%) XML
17 33 (28.45%) RESTful
18 32 (27.59%) Ruby
18 32 (27.59%) Web Services
18 32 (27.59%) BDD
18 32 (27.59%) NoSQL
19 23 (19.83%) Ajax

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 40 (34.48%) BizTalk Server
2 39 (33.62%) Node.js
3 14 (12.07%) IIS
4 13 (11.21%) SharePoint
5 11 (9.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (8.62%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) Internet
2 4 (3.45%) Modbus
2 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.72%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (82.76%) SQL Server
2 32 (27.59%) NoSQL
3 17 (14.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.17%) MySQL
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 43 (37.07%) Git (software)
2 40 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (10.34%) Subversion
4 10 (8.62%) Mercurial
5 6 (5.17%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (9.48%) Games
2 10 (8.62%) German Language
3 3 (2.59%) Finance
4 1 (0.86%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 109 (93.97%) Developer
2 65 (56.03%) .NET Developer
3 36 (31.03%) C# Developer
4 20 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (13.79%) Software Developer
6 15 (12.93%) Software Engineer
7 14 (12.07%) C# Software Developer
8 10 (8.62%) .NET Software Engineer
8 10 (8.62%) SharePoint Developer
9 8 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) C++ Software Developer
10 5 (4.31%) C++ Developer
10 5 (4.31%) C++/C# Developer
11 3 (2.59%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.59%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.59%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.59%) Web Developer
12 2 (1.72%) Applications Developer
12 2 (1.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (94.83%) .NET
2 90 (77.59%) ASP.NET
3 58 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 58 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (32.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 38 (32.76%) HTML
5 36 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 33 (28.45%) RESTful
6 33 (28.45%) XML
6 33 (28.45%) CSS
7 32 (27.59%) Web Services
8 23 (19.83%) Ajax
9 20 (17.24%) jQuery
10 18 (15.52%) WPF
11 9 (7.76%) HTML5
11 9 (7.76%) JSON
12 8 (6.90%) LINQ
12 8 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (5.17%) Ninject
13 6 (5.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) iPhone
1 6 (5.17%) Mobile App
1 6 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.86%) Blog
4 1 (0.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.38%) Windows
2 6 (5.17%) Android
3 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (57.76%) MVC
1 67 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (36.21%) TDD
3 39 (33.62%) Web Application Development
4 32 (27.59%) BDD
5 22 (18.97%) Software Engineering
6 14 (12.07%) Migration
7 13 (11.21%) Scrum
8 12 (10.34%) OO
8 12 (10.34%) CRM
9 11 (9.48%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (8.62%) PRINCE2
10 10 (8.62%) Waterfall
11 8 (6.90%) MVVM
11 8 (6.90%) Time Management
11 8 (6.90%) Analytics
11 8 (6.90%) ITIL
11 8 (6.90%) Project Management
11 8 (6.90%) Process Management
12 7 (6.03%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 115 (99.14%) C#
2 57 (49.14%) SQL
3 50 (43.10%) T-SQL
4 34 (29.31%) C++
5 33 (28.45%) JavaScript
6 32 (27.59%) Ruby
7 16 (13.79%) VB
8 14 (12.07%) Java
9 13 (11.21%) VB.NET
10 8 (6.90%) VB6
11 6 (5.17%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.72%) XPath
12 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (9.48%) MCTS
3 11 (9.48%) MCP
3 11 (9.48%) MCSD
4 10 (8.62%) MCAD
4 10 (8.62%) Sun Certification
5 5 (4.31%) VCP4
6 4 (3.45%) Degree
7 1 (0.86%) MCITP
7 1 (0.86%) MCPD
7 1 (0.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.17%) Google
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle
4 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.86%) SAP
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