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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 53 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 308 355 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.84% 5.29% 6.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.35% 13.41% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 291 329 412
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
2714 2648 3185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.65% 39.44% 43.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2337 2285 2728
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,230
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -2 194 £41,500 -2.35% 33
Cheshire +21 79 £38,500 +5.47% 9
Lancashire -3 16 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Merseyside -31 16 £40,000 - 7
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 566 (95.45%) .NET
2 557 (93.93%) C#
3 487 (82.12%) ASP.NET
4 435 (73.36%) MVC
5 400 (67.45%) SQL Server
6 395 (66.61%) Agile Software Development
7 358 (60.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 325 (54.81%) TDD
9 280 (47.22%) .NET Framework
10 226 (38.11%) JavaScript
11 204 (34.40%) Entity Framework
12 202 (34.06%) Web Application Development
12 202 (34.06%) CSS
13 201 (33.90%) SQL
14 195 (32.88%) ASP.NET Web API
15 193 (32.55%) HTML
15 193 (32.55%) WPF
16 187 (31.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 182 (30.69%) jQuery
18 178 (30.02%) Scrum
19 158 (26.64%) SQL Server 2014
20 156 (26.31%) BDD
21 155 (26.14%) RESTful
22 145 (24.45%) OO
23 131 (22.09%) Web Services
24 129 (21.75%) Dependency Injection
25 126 (21.25%) Finance
26 125 (21.08%) Microsoft
27 122 (20.57%) Git (software)
28 121 (20.40%) XML

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 35 (5.90%) SharePoint
2 26 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (4.22%) CMS
4 19 (3.20%) NServiceBus
5 18 (3.04%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.52%) Umbraco
8 8 (1.35%) IIS
9 3 (0.51%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.34%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (5.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (3.04%) Magento
2 5 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 80 (13.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (6.24%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (4.38%) Google Play
4 19 (3.20%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.51%) Office 365
6 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 60 (10.12%) Internet
2 19 (3.20%) FTP
3 6 (1.01%) Intranet
4 3 (0.51%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.51%) HTTP
4 3 (0.51%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (67.45%) SQL Server
2 158 (26.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 80 (13.49%) NoSQL
4 37 (6.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (6.07%) MongoDB
6 22 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (2.02%) MySQL
8 10 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.84%) Big Data
10 5 (0.84%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.84%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.34%) RavenDB
11 2 (0.34%) Redis
12 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 122 (20.57%) Git (software)
2 108 (18.21%) NUnit
3 90 (15.18%) MSTest
4 87 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 59 (9.95%) Visual Studio
6 55 (9.27%) Moq
7 54 (9.11%) Rhino Mocks
8 34 (5.73%) Selenium
9 28 (4.72%) SpecFlow
10 27 (4.55%) TeamCity
11 22 (3.71%) JIRA
11 22 (3.71%) Subversion
12 17 (2.87%) FxCop
12 17 (2.87%) StyleCop
13 10 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 3 (0.51%) gulp
15 3 (0.51%) Jasmine
16 2 (0.34%) NuGet
16 2 (0.34%) SoapUI
General
1 126 (21.25%) Finance
2 77 (12.98%) Games
3 27 (4.55%) Retail
4 11 (1.85%) Music Industry
5 9 (1.52%) Marketing
6 7 (1.18%) Legal
7 6 (1.01%) Advertising
8 3 (0.51%) Automotive
8 3 (0.51%) Banking
9 2 (0.34%) Back Office
9 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.34%) Law
9 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 501 (84.49%) Developer
2 414 (69.81%) .NET Developer
3 173 (29.17%) C# Developer
4 131 (22.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 82 (13.83%) ASP.NET Developer
6 81 (13.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 72 (12.14%) Senior Developer
8 67 (11.30%) Junior
9 65 (10.96%) Junior Developer
10 63 (10.62%) Junior .NET Developer
11 59 (9.95%) .NET Software Developer
12 56 (9.44%) Graduate
12 56 (9.44%) Software Developer
13 55 (9.27%) Graduate Developer
13 55 (9.27%) Software Engineer
14 54 (9.11%) Graduate .NET Developer
14 54 (9.11%) Lead Developer
15 48 (8.09%) .NET Software Engineer
16 46 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 44 (7.42%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 566 (95.45%) .NET
2 487 (82.12%) ASP.NET
3 358 (60.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 280 (47.22%) .NET Framework
5 204 (34.40%) Entity Framework
6 202 (34.06%) CSS
7 195 (32.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 193 (32.55%) HTML
8 193 (32.55%) WPF
9 187 (31.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 182 (30.69%) jQuery
11 155 (26.14%) RESTful
12 131 (22.09%) Web Services
13 121 (20.40%) XML
14 109 (18.38%) AngularJS
15 101 (17.03%) Node.js
16 91 (15.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 90 (15.18%) JSON
18 81 (13.66%) Ninject
19 76 (12.82%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.46%) Computer Science
2 53 (8.94%) Inversion of Control
3 50 (8.43%) Mobile App
4 33 (5.56%) iPad
5 26 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (4.38%) iPhone
6 23 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (3.20%) Xbox
8 17 (2.87%) User Experience
9 16 (2.70%) PMI
10 10 (1.69%) Social Network
11 7 (1.18%) N-Tier
12 6 (1.01%) Kindle
13 3 (0.51%) Device Driver
13 3 (0.51%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.34%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 99 (16.69%) Windows
2 27 (4.55%) Android
3 4 (0.67%) Unix
4 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (73.36%) MVC
2 395 (66.61%) Agile Software Development
3 325 (54.81%) TDD
4 202 (34.06%) Web Application Development
5 178 (30.02%) Scrum
6 156 (26.31%) BDD
7 145 (24.45%) OO
8 129 (21.75%) Dependency Injection
9 114 (19.22%) Continuous Integration
10 103 (17.37%) Kanban
11 73 (12.31%) MVVM
11 73 (12.31%) Web Development
12 72 (12.14%) Software Engineering
13 55 (9.27%) E-Commerce
13 55 (9.27%) Unit Testing
14 49 (8.26%) OOP
15 46 (7.76%) Domain-Driven Design
16 45 (7.59%) SDLC
17 43 (7.25%) UML
18 40 (6.75%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 557 (93.93%) C#
2 226 (38.11%) JavaScript
3 201 (33.90%) SQL
4 117 (19.73%) T-SQL
5 99 (16.69%) Ruby
6 70 (11.80%) VB.NET
7 45 (7.59%) PL/SQL
8 30 (5.06%) C++
8 30 (5.06%) Java
8 30 (5.06%) VB
9 26 (4.38%) F#
10 20 (3.37%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.35%) VBA
12 4 (0.67%) VB6
13 3 (0.51%) C
13 3 (0.51%) XPath
14 1 (0.17%) Delphi
14 1 (0.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (3.54%) Degree
2 16 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 15 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (2.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.17%) ISEB
5 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.84%) SLA
2 2 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (4.38%) Kibana
2 14 (2.36%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 125 (21.08%) Microsoft
2 74 (12.48%) Google
3 19 (3.20%) Adobe
4 18 (3.04%) ATG
4 18 (3.04%) hybris
4 18 (3.04%) IBM
5 14 (2.36%) HP
5 14 (2.36%) Oracle
6 3 (0.51%) Infragistics
6 3 (0.51%) RedGate
6 3 (0.51%) Tableau
6 3 (0.51%) Telerik
7 2 (0.34%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.34%) Ektron
8 1 (0.17%) Sitecore
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