The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 46 46 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 343 322 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.49% 5.23% 4.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.06% 13.57% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 333 304 327
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2627 2373 3061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.08% 38.54% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2315 2045 2667
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WCF
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the North West region.

WCF Salary Trend in the North West

WCF
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in the North West

WCF
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 226 £42,500 - 34
Cheshire +11 65 £35,000 - 11
Merseyside -10 31 £40,000 - 5
Lancashire -7 21 £37,500 +7.14% 6
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for WCF.

1 645 (97.88%) .NET
2 636 (96.51%) C#
3 533 (80.88%) ASP.NET
4 494 (74.96%) MVC
5 443 (67.22%) Agile Software Development
6 427 (64.80%) SQL Server
7 380 (57.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 348 (52.81%) TDD
9 300 (45.52%) .NET Framework
10 234 (35.51%) Entity Framework
11 233 (35.36%) WPF
12 218 (33.08%) SQL
13 213 (32.32%) Web Application Development
14 210 (31.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 209 (31.71%) JavaScript
16 207 (31.41%) ASP.NET Web API
17 203 (30.80%) CSS
17 203 (30.80%) jQuery
18 202 (30.65%) HTML
19 175 (26.56%) Scrum
20 168 (25.49%) SQL Server 2014
21 164 (24.89%) BDD
22 159 (24.13%) OO
23 158 (23.98%) RESTful
24 150 (22.76%) Finance
25 144 (21.85%) Web Services
26 135 (20.49%) XML
26 135 (20.49%) AngularJS
27 132 (20.03%) Microsoft
28 131 (19.88%) NUnit

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (3.95%) NServiceBus
2 25 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.12%) CMS
5 12 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (1.67%) IIS
6 11 (1.67%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.91%) Confluence
9 3 (0.46%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.30%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 47 (7.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.06%) Magento
2 5 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 73 (11.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (3.95%) Google Play
4 25 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.06%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.46%) SaaS
7 2 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (9.56%) Internet
2 7 (1.06%) FTP
3 6 (0.91%) Intranet
4 4 (0.61%) Bluetooth
4 4 (0.61%) RFID
5 2 (0.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (64.80%) SQL Server
2 168 (25.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 86 (13.05%) NoSQL
4 41 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (5.61%) MongoDB
6 35 (5.31%) Big Data
7 24 (3.64%) MySQL
8 21 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (2.43%) Relational Database
11 15 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
12 13 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.67%) RDBMS
15 9 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 5 (0.76%) RavenDB
18 3 (0.46%) Redis
19 2 (0.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 131 (19.88%) NUnit
2 119 (18.06%) Git (software)
3 96 (14.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 91 (13.81%) MSTest
5 80 (12.14%) Visual Studio
6 57 (8.65%) Moq
7 54 (8.19%) Rhino Mocks
8 35 (5.31%) Selenium
9 34 (5.16%) SpecFlow
10 26 (3.95%) TeamCity
11 23 (3.49%) FxCop
11 23 (3.49%) StyleCop
12 22 (3.34%) JIRA
13 10 (1.52%) Subversion
14 9 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (0.91%) JIRA Agile
15 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 5 (0.76%) gulp
17 4 (0.61%) Jasmine
18 3 (0.46%) NuGet
General
1 150 (22.76%) Finance
2 82 (12.44%) Games
3 15 (2.28%) Marketing
4 14 (2.12%) Advertising
5 12 (1.82%) Retail
6 8 (1.21%) Music Industry
7 7 (1.06%) Legal
8 6 (0.91%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.61%) Automotive
9 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.46%) Banking
10 3 (0.46%) Electronics
10 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 573 (86.95%) Developer
2 461 (69.95%) .NET Developer
3 219 (33.23%) C# Developer
4 152 (23.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 103 (15.63%) Senior Developer
6 86 (13.05%) Lead Developer
7 77 (11.68%) ASP.NET Developer
8 73 (11.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 70 (10.62%) Senior .NET Developer
10 69 (10.47%) Senior C# Developer
10 69 (10.47%) Software Developer
11 64 (9.71%) .NET Software Developer
12 63 (9.56%) Junior
13 62 (9.41%) Junior Developer
14 61 (9.26%) Junior .NET Developer
14 61 (9.26%) Software Engineer
15 58 (8.80%) Lead C# Developer
16 55 (8.35%) Lead .NET Developer
17 51 (7.74%) Graduate
17 51 (7.74%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 645 (97.88%) .NET
2 533 (80.88%) ASP.NET
3 380 (57.66%) ASP.NET MVC
4 300 (45.52%) .NET Framework
5 234 (35.51%) Entity Framework
6 233 (35.36%) WPF
7 210 (31.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 207 (31.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 203 (30.80%) CSS
9 203 (30.80%) jQuery
10 202 (30.65%) HTML
11 158 (23.98%) RESTful
12 144 (21.85%) Web Services
13 135 (20.49%) AngularJS
13 135 (20.49%) XML
14 103 (15.63%) Node.js
15 98 (14.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 97 (14.72%) JSON
17 82 (12.44%) LINQ
17 82 (12.44%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.32%) Computer Science
2 57 (8.65%) Mobile App
3 51 (7.74%) Inversion of Control
4 40 (6.07%) Xbox
5 30 (4.55%) iPad
6 28 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (3.95%) iPhone
8 24 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (3.64%) User Experience
9 22 (3.34%) PMI
10 16 (2.43%) Social Network
11 13 (1.97%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.06%) AS400
12 7 (1.06%) iSeries
12 7 (1.06%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.91%) Kindle
14 4 (0.61%) Device Driver
15 3 (0.46%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.46%) Streaming Music
16 2 (0.30%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 105 (15.93%) Windows
2 27 (4.10%) Android
3 6 (0.91%) Unix
4 2 (0.30%) Linux
4 2 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (74.96%) MVC
2 443 (67.22%) Agile Software Development
3 348 (52.81%) TDD
4 213 (32.32%) Web Application Development
5 175 (26.56%) Scrum
6 164 (24.89%) BDD
7 159 (24.13%) OO
8 126 (19.12%) Dependency Injection
9 122 (18.51%) Continuous Integration
10 102 (15.48%) Kanban
11 88 (13.35%) Web Development
12 84 (12.75%) Software Engineering
13 74 (11.23%) MVVM
14 58 (8.80%) Unit Testing
15 54 (8.19%) Domain-Driven Design
16 52 (7.89%) SDLC
17 48 (7.28%) UML
18 47 (7.13%) E-Commerce
19 41 (6.22%) OOP
20 36 (5.46%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 636 (96.51%) C#
2 218 (33.08%) SQL
3 209 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 102 (15.48%) Ruby
5 98 (14.87%) T-SQL
6 58 (8.80%) VB.NET
7 37 (5.61%) Java
8 36 (5.46%) C++
9 35 (5.31%) VB
10 33 (5.01%) PL/SQL
11 25 (3.79%) F#
12 13 (1.97%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.67%) VB6
14 8 (1.21%) VBA
15 7 (1.06%) C
16 2 (0.30%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (4.55%) Degree
2 22 (3.34%) PMI Certification
3 15 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.76%) QA
2 3 (0.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (3.79%) Kibana
2 3 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 132 (20.03%) Microsoft
2 83 (12.59%) Google
3 17 (2.58%) Oracle
4 7 (1.06%) Adobe
4 7 (1.06%) ATG
4 7 (1.06%) hybris
4 7 (1.06%) IBM
5 6 (0.91%) Atlassian
5 6 (0.91%) Tableau
6 4 (0.61%) RedGate
6 4 (0.61%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.46%) HP
7 3 (0.46%) SAP
7 3 (0.46%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.30%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.30%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.15%) TOWER Software
Wirral, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 per annum + Please see advert
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + shares, pension, health, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Leigh, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + shares, pension, health, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + shares, pension, health, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + shares, pension, health, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pen, life, health,flexi
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago