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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 22 50
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Permanent jobs citing WCF 30 58 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.06% 8.33% 2.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.68% 21.97% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 30 54 14
Average salary £38,750 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.97% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
281 264 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 47.39% 37.93% 41.31%
Number of salaries quoted 253 237 209
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -14 26 £37,500 -1.31% 8
Northumberland - 3 £50,000 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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#
1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (86.76%) ASP.NET
3 55 (80.88%) MVC
4 54 (79.41%) SQL Server
5 50 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (69.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (58.82%) Web Application Development
8 36 (52.94%) Entity Framework
8 36 (52.94%) .NET Framework
8 36 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 35 (51.47%) TDD
10 34 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (48.53%) RESTful
12 32 (47.06%) Node.js
13 31 (45.59%) SQL Server 2014
14 29 (42.65%) Ruby
15 28 (41.18%) BDD
16 27 (39.71%) NoSQL
16 27 (39.71%) Git (software)
17 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
18 18 (26.47%) WPF
18 18 (26.47%) Enterprise Software
19 15 (22.06%) HTML
20 14 (20.59%) jQuery
21 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
22 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
23 11 (16.18%) CSS
24 10 (14.71%) Windows
24 10 (14.71%) Xamarin

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 32 (47.06%) Node.js
2 3 (4.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (79.41%) SQL Server
2 31 (45.59%) SQL Server 2014
3 27 (39.71%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.88%) Big Data
4 4 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (39.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) Moq
2 3 (4.41%) MSTest
2 3 (4.41%) NUnit
2 3 (4.41%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.82%) Marketing
2 4 (5.88%) Games
3 3 (4.41%) Advertising
3 3 (4.41%) Finance
4 2 (2.94%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 61 (89.71%) Developer
2 53 (77.94%) .NET Developer
3 34 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 32 (47.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (27.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (13.24%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (11.76%) Software Developer
8 6 (8.82%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (8.82%) C# WPF Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Web Developer
8 6 (8.82%) WinForms Developer
8 6 (8.82%) WPF Developer
9 5 (7.35%) .NET Applications Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Applications Developer
9 5 (7.35%) C# Application Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Digital Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (86.76%) ASP.NET
3 47 (69.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (52.94%) .NET Framework
4 36 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 36 (52.94%) Entity Framework
5 34 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 33 (48.53%) RESTful
7 18 (26.47%) WPF
8 15 (22.06%) HTML
9 14 (20.59%) jQuery
10 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
11 11 (16.18%) CSS
12 10 (14.71%) HTML5
13 8 (11.76%) LINQ
14 7 (10.29%) Ajax
14 7 (10.29%) CSS3
14 7 (10.29%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (10.29%) Ninject
14 7 (10.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.88%) iPhone
2 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.41%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.41%) Physics
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.47%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (80.88%) MVC
2 50 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (58.82%) Web Application Development
4 35 (51.47%) TDD
5 28 (41.18%) BDD
6 10 (14.71%) Mobile Development
7 9 (13.24%) Scrum
8 8 (11.76%) Front End Development
9 7 (10.29%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.35%) MVVM
10 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (5.88%) Kanban
11 4 (5.88%) Web Development
12 3 (4.41%) OO
12 3 (4.41%) Software Testing
13 2 (2.94%) Project Management
13 2 (2.94%) SDLC
14 1 (1.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (42.65%) Ruby
3 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.24%) VB.NET
5 8 (11.76%) SQL
6 7 (10.29%) VB
7 6 (8.82%) Java
8 5 (7.35%) Scala
8 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.41%) C
9 3 (4.41%) C++
10 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.71%) Xamarin
3 4 (5.88%) Google
4 3 (4.41%) Facebook
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