The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 43 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 32 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.86% 2.95% 3.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.99% 6.60% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 28
Average salary £36,500 £39,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.41% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
267 303 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 32.21% 44.69% 38.15%
Number of salaries quoted 206 270 260
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +12 30 £36,500 -8.75% 8
Durham +8 2 £30,000 -13.04%
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 68 (100.00%) C#
2 64 (94.12%) .NET
3 60 (88.24%) ASP.NET
4 47 (69.12%) MVC
5 42 (61.76%) TDD
5 42 (61.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 36 (52.94%) Dependency Injection
6 36 (52.94%) Ninject
6 36 (52.94%) Web Application Development
7 34 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 28 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 27 (39.71%) Mobile App
9 27 (39.71%) KnockoutJS
9 27 (39.71%) Node.js
9 27 (39.71%) Google
9 27 (39.71%) Android
9 27 (39.71%) iPhone
9 27 (39.71%) Domain-Driven Design
9 27 (39.71%) Games
10 24 (35.29%) WPF
11 19 (27.94%) Scrum
12 18 (26.47%) Computer Science
13 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (17.65%) .NET Framework
13 12 (17.65%) Windows
14 11 (16.18%) Degree
14 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (14.71%) MSTest

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (39.71%) Node.js
2 4 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.41%) MS Project Server
3 3 (4.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) Internet
2 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.41%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (14.71%) MSTest
3 9 (13.24%) NUnit
3 9 (13.24%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (13.24%) Moq
4 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (39.71%) Games
2 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (95.59%) Developer
2 49 (72.06%) .NET Developer
3 15 (22.06%) C# Developer
4 12 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 11 (16.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Junior
6 9 (13.24%) Graduate
6 9 (13.24%) Senior Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Junior Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Junior .NET Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Graduate Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 8 (11.76%) Agile .NET Developer
8 7 (10.29%) Agile C# Developer
9 6 (8.82%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (5.88%) C++/C# Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (5.88%) C++ Software Developer
10 4 (5.88%) C++ Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (94.12%) .NET
2 60 (88.24%) ASP.NET
3 42 (61.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (52.94%) Ninject
5 28 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 27 (39.71%) KnockoutJS
7 24 (35.29%) WPF
8 12 (17.65%) .NET Framework
9 10 (14.71%) WinForms
10 9 (13.24%) CSS
10 9 (13.24%) Web Services
10 9 (13.24%) Castle Windsor
10 9 (13.24%) Unity DI Container
10 9 (13.24%) Spring.NET
11 8 (11.76%) XML
12 7 (10.29%) HTML
13 5 (7.35%) WF
13 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (4.41%) Ajax
14 3 (4.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (39.71%) Mobile App
1 27 (39.71%) iPhone
2 18 (26.47%) Computer Science
3 9 (13.24%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (10.29%) Mathematics
4 7 (10.29%) Physics
5 3 (4.41%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.47%) Tandem
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.71%) Android
2 12 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (69.12%) MVC
2 42 (61.76%) TDD
3 36 (52.94%) Dependency Injection
3 36 (52.94%) Web Application Development
4 27 (39.71%) Domain-Driven Design
5 19 (27.94%) Scrum
6 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (13.24%) MVVM
8 9 (13.24%) Kanban
9 8 (11.76%) Unit Testing
10 7 (10.29%) Web Development
11 5 (7.35%) OO
11 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.88%) Migration
13 3 (4.41%) Test Scripting
13 3 (4.41%) Multithreading
14 2 (2.94%) SOA
14 2 (2.94%) OOP
15 1 (1.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.29%) VB
3 7 (10.29%) VB.NET
3 7 (10.29%) Java
4 6 (8.82%) SQL
5 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.88%) C++
7 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Google
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
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