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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 52 21
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -31
Permanent jobs citing WCF 60 16 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.87% 2.56% 9.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.87% 5.93% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 57 16 64
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £40,000 £41,750
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
318 270 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 41.73% 43.20% 48.59%
Number of salaries quoted 284 245 294
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £25,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +19 56 £38,000 +8.57% 6
Durham +4 3 £35,000 +32.07% 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 100 (99.01%) C#
2 90 (89.11%) .NET
3 76 (75.25%) SQL Server
4 74 (73.27%) ASP.NET
5 61 (60.40%) MVC
6 56 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (51.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (43.56%) SQL
9 41 (40.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 40 (39.60%) .NET Framework
11 38 (37.62%) T-SQL
11 38 (37.62%) XML
12 37 (36.63%) Web Application Development
13 35 (34.65%) Web Services
14 34 (33.66%) TDD
15 33 (32.67%) C++
15 33 (32.67%) Microsoft
16 31 (30.69%) BizTalk Server
17 30 (29.70%) HTML
18 28 (27.72%) CSS
19 27 (26.73%) MS Excel
20 24 (23.76%) Scrum
20 24 (23.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 24 (23.76%) Node.js
21 22 (21.78%) WPF
22 21 (20.79%) Git (software)
23 20 (19.80%) Windows
24 19 (18.81%) jQuery
25 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
25 18 (17.82%) Dependency Injection

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 31 (30.69%) BizTalk Server
2 24 (23.76%) Node.js
3 5 (4.95%) IIS
4 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (26.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) Internet
2 2 (1.98%) Modbus
2 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.98%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (75.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (15.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (12.87%) NoSQL
4 10 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.96%) MySQL
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (40.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (20.79%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.91%) Subversion
4 8 (7.92%) Mercurial
4 8 (7.92%) MSTest
5 7 (6.93%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (6.93%) Moq
5 7 (6.93%) NUnit
6 6 (5.94%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (10.89%) Games
2 8 (7.92%) German Language
3 7 (6.93%) Marketing
4 3 (2.97%) Finance
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (91.09%) Developer
2 58 (57.43%) .NET Developer
3 35 (34.65%) C# Developer
4 21 (20.79%) Software Developer
5 18 (17.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (16.83%) C# Software Developer
7 13 (12.87%) Software Engineer
8 10 (9.90%) C++ Developer
8 10 (9.90%) C++ Software Developer
8 10 (9.90%) .NET Software Engineer
8 10 (9.90%) C++/C# Developer
9 9 (8.91%) Junior .NET Developer
9 9 (8.91%) Junior Developer
9 9 (8.91%) Junior
10 8 (7.92%) Graduate
10 8 (7.92%) C# Software Engineer
10 8 (7.92%) Graduate Developer
10 8 (7.92%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (89.11%) .NET
2 74 (73.27%) ASP.NET
3 52 (51.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (39.60%) .NET Framework
5 38 (37.62%) XML
6 35 (34.65%) Web Services
7 30 (29.70%) HTML
8 28 (27.72%) CSS
9 24 (23.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 22 (21.78%) WPF
11 19 (18.81%) jQuery
12 17 (16.83%) Ninject
13 16 (15.84%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (13.86%) RESTful
15 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 11 (10.89%) CSS3
16 11 (10.89%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (10.89%) HTML5
16 11 (10.89%) WinForms
16 11 (10.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) iPhone
1 10 (9.90%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.91%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.93%) Blog
3 7 (6.93%) Open Source
3 7 (6.93%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.97%) User Experience
5 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.80%) Windows
2 10 (9.90%) Android
3 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (60.40%) MVC
2 56 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (36.63%) Web Application Development
4 34 (33.66%) TDD
5 24 (23.76%) Scrum
6 18 (17.82%) Dependency Injection
7 17 (16.83%) Software Engineering
8 16 (15.84%) Migration
9 13 (12.87%) MVVM
9 13 (12.87%) BDD
10 10 (9.90%) Domain-Driven Design
11 8 (7.92%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.92%) PRINCE2
12 7 (6.93%) ITIL
12 7 (6.93%) Data Management
12 7 (6.93%) Progressive Enhancement
12 7 (6.93%) Graceful Degradation
12 7 (6.93%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.93%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 100 (99.01%) C#
2 44 (43.56%) SQL
3 38 (37.62%) T-SQL
4 33 (32.67%) C++
5 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
6 13 (12.87%) Ruby
7 12 (11.88%) Java
8 9 (8.91%) VB
9 6 (5.94%) VB.NET
9 6 (5.94%) VB6
10 4 (3.96%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.98%) XPath
11 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.88%) Degree
3 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.92%) Sun Certification
4 8 (7.92%) MCTS
4 8 (7.92%) MCP
4 8 (7.92%) MCSD
5 7 (6.93%) MCSE
5 7 (6.93%) MCITP
5 7 (6.93%) MCPD
6 1 (0.99%) MCAD
Vendors
1 33 (32.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.90%) Google
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle
4 1 (0.99%) SAP
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