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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 54 37
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Permanent jobs citing WCF 41 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.94% 2.45% 4.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.85% 6.20% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 33
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,900 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
346 258 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 41.69% 39.51% 41.89%
Number of salaries quoted 246 230 261
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,600 £47,500
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +11 34 £36,500 +4.28% 4
Durham +9 7 - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 78 (100.00%) C#
2 69 (88.46%) .NET
3 65 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 56 (71.79%) MVC
4 56 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (62.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 46 (58.97%) SQL Server
7 43 (55.13%) Web Application Development
8 41 (52.56%) TDD
9 36 (46.15%) Dependency Injection
9 36 (46.15%) Ninject
10 31 (39.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 27 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 25 (32.05%) Mobile App
12 25 (32.05%) KnockoutJS
12 25 (32.05%) Node.js
12 25 (32.05%) Domain-Driven Design
12 25 (32.05%) Android
12 25 (32.05%) iPhone
12 25 (32.05%) Google
12 25 (32.05%) Games
13 23 (29.49%) Scrum
13 23 (29.49%) Windows
14 22 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (25.64%) WPF
15 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
16 19 (24.36%) CSS
17 18 (23.08%) .NET Framework
18 16 (20.51%) XML
18 16 (20.51%) HTML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 25 (32.05%) Node.js
2 9 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.85%) MS Project Server
3 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) Modbus
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (58.97%) SQL Server
2 31 (39.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (15.38%) MSTest
3 11 (14.10%) Rhino Mocks
3 11 (14.10%) Moq
3 11 (14.10%) NUnit
4 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 25 (32.05%) Games
2 7 (8.97%) Marketing
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 70 (89.74%) Developer
2 47 (60.26%) .NET Developer
3 20 (25.64%) Software Developer
4 17 (21.79%) C# Developer
5 12 (15.38%) Junior
5 12 (15.38%) Junior Developer
5 12 (15.38%) Junior .NET Developer
5 12 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
6 11 (14.10%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 11 (14.10%) Graduate Developer
6 11 (14.10%) Graduate
7 9 (11.54%) C++ Developer
7 9 (11.54%) C++ Software Developer
7 9 (11.54%) C++/C# Developer
8 7 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Senior Developer
10 5 (6.41%) Applications Support
11 4 (5.13%) Head of Development
11 4 (5.13%) Agile .NET Developer
12 3 (3.85%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (88.46%) .NET
2 65 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 49 (62.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (46.15%) Ninject
5 27 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 25 (32.05%) KnockoutJS
7 20 (25.64%) WPF
8 19 (24.36%) CSS
9 18 (23.08%) .NET Framework
10 16 (20.51%) HTML
10 16 (20.51%) XML
11 15 (19.23%) Web Services
12 14 (17.95%) WinForms
13 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (14.10%) Unity DI Container
14 11 (14.10%) Castle Windsor
14 11 (14.10%) Spring.NET
15 10 (12.82%) jQuery
16 8 (10.26%) HTML5
16 8 (10.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.05%) iPhone
1 25 (32.05%) Mobile App
2 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
3 11 (14.10%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (8.97%) Blog
4 7 (8.97%) Open Source
5 3 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.85%) Physics
5 3 (3.85%) User Experience
6 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.28%) Tandem
7 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.05%) Android
2 23 (29.49%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (71.79%) MVC
1 56 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (55.13%) Web Application Development
3 41 (52.56%) TDD
4 36 (46.15%) Dependency Injection
5 25 (32.05%) Domain-Driven Design
6 23 (29.49%) Scrum
7 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (14.10%) Kanban
8 11 (14.10%) MVVM
9 10 (12.82%) Migration
10 7 (8.97%) Progressive Enhancement
10 7 (8.97%) Graceful Degradation
10 7 (8.97%) Data Management
10 7 (8.97%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.13%) OO
12 3 (3.85%) Test Scripting
12 3 (3.85%) Web Development
12 3 (3.85%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (19.23%) SQL
3 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.82%) T-SQL
5 9 (11.54%) C++
6 6 (7.69%) VB
6 6 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) Degree
2 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.97%) MCP
3 7 (8.97%) MCSD
3 7 (8.97%) MCSE
3 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.97%) MCTS
3 7 (8.97%) MCITP
3 7 (8.97%) MCPD
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) Google
2 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
RMI International
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 26 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago