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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 27 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 66 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 8.40% 3.76% 2.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.02% 11.57% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 63 29 17
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -6.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
412 268 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 52.42% 32.48% 45.40%
Number of salaries quoted 352 210 273
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 54 £37,500 +2.73% 5
Durham -8 12 £50,000 +66.66% 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 125 (93.28%) C#
2 120 (89.55%) .NET
3 113 (84.33%) SQL Server
4 99 (73.88%) ASP.NET
5 98 (73.13%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (67.16%) MVC
7 84 (62.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 74 (55.22%) Web Application Development
9 72 (53.73%) TDD
10 70 (52.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 68 (50.75%) .NET Framework
12 62 (46.27%) Git (software)
13 60 (44.78%) Entity Framework
14 58 (43.28%) Node.js
15 57 (42.54%) NoSQL
15 57 (42.54%) Ruby
16 53 (39.55%) RESTful
16 53 (39.55%) BDD
17 35 (26.12%) Microsoft
18 32 (23.88%) JavaScript
19 31 (23.13%) Enterprise Software
20 28 (20.90%) T-SQL
21 26 (19.40%) SQL
22 23 (17.16%) HTML
22 23 (17.16%) CSS
23 19 (14.18%) VB
23 19 (14.18%) Ajax
24 18 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
24 18 (13.43%) jQuery
25 17 (12.69%) Dependency Injection

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 58 (43.28%) Node.js
2 13 (9.70%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (5.97%) CMS
4 7 (5.22%) IIS
5 6 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.73%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (3.73%) Alfresco
7 3 (2.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (4.48%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.73%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.73%) Office 365
3 3 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (84.33%) SQL Server
2 57 (42.54%) NoSQL
3 11 (8.21%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.22%) Big Data
4 7 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.22%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 62 (46.27%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (11.19%) Selenium
4 12 (8.96%) WatiN
5 11 (8.21%) MSTest
5 11 (8.21%) Rhino Mocks
5 11 (8.21%) Moq
5 11 (8.21%) NUnit
6 9 (6.72%) Subversion
6 9 (6.72%) Visual Studio
7 6 (4.48%) MorphX
8 3 (2.24%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.75%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (5.22%) Games
2 6 (4.48%) Finance
2 6 (4.48%) Legal
3 1 (0.75%) Advertising
3 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 123 (91.79%) Developer
2 78 (58.21%) .NET Developer
3 22 (16.42%) C# Developer
4 13 (9.70%) Software Developer
5 10 (7.46%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.48%) Architect
6 6 (4.48%) Technical Architect
7 5 (3.73%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (2.99%) Lead Developer
8 4 (2.99%) Java Developer
8 4 (2.99%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (2.24%) Technical Leader
9 3 (2.24%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (1.49%) Lead .NET Developer
10 2 (1.49%) Web Developer
10 2 (1.49%) Applications Developer
10 2 (1.49%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (1.49%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (89.55%) .NET
2 99 (73.88%) ASP.NET
3 84 (62.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 70 (52.24%) ASP.NET Web API
5 68 (50.75%) .NET Framework
6 60 (44.78%) Entity Framework
7 53 (39.55%) RESTful
8 23 (17.16%) CSS
8 23 (17.16%) HTML
9 19 (14.18%) Ajax
10 18 (13.43%) jQuery
11 17 (12.69%) Ninject
11 17 (12.69%) Web Services
12 14 (10.45%) WinForms
12 14 (10.45%) HTML5
13 13 (9.70%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (8.96%) XML
15 11 (8.21%) Castle Windsor
15 11 (8.21%) Spring.NET
15 11 (8.21%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.13%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (8.21%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.48%) iPhone
4 2 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.45%) Windows
2 6 (4.48%) Android
3 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (73.13%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (67.16%) MVC
3 74 (55.22%) Web Application Development
4 72 (53.73%) TDD
5 53 (39.55%) BDD
6 17 (12.69%) Dependency Injection
7 13 (9.70%) OO
8 12 (8.96%) Scrum
8 12 (8.96%) Performance Testing
8 12 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.21%) Kanban
10 10 (7.46%) Migration
11 7 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.48%) CRM
12 6 (4.48%) Content Management
12 6 (4.48%) Domain-Driven Design
13 5 (3.73%) Resource Management
13 5 (3.73%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (3.73%) Workflow
14 4 (2.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 125 (93.28%) C#
2 57 (42.54%) Ruby
3 32 (23.88%) JavaScript
4 28 (20.90%) T-SQL
5 26 (19.40%) SQL
6 19 (14.18%) VB
7 17 (12.69%) VB.NET
7 17 (12.69%) C++
8 11 (8.21%) Java
9 7 (5.22%) Perl
9 7 (5.22%) PHP
9 7 (5.22%) Python
9 7 (5.22%) C
10 6 (4.48%) X++
11 5 (3.73%) Scala
12 2 (1.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (8.21%) Degree
2 10 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.73%) MCTS
3 5 (3.73%) MCP
3 5 (3.73%) MCAD
3 5 (3.73%) MCSD
3 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 35 (26.12%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.97%) Oracle
3 7 (5.22%) Sybase
4 6 (4.48%) Google
5 5 (3.73%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.24%) RedDot
6 3 (2.24%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.75%) Xamarin
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Casmaco Limited
Salary: Competitive depending on experience, knowledge and skills
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago