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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 47 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 291 336 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.18% 5.33% 6.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.10% 13.04% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 272 308 396
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
2222 2576 3113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.57% 40.84% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1919 2182 2647
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -3 160 £42,500 - 24
Cheshire +7 72 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Lancashire +10 35 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Merseyside +22 21 £40,000 - 2
Cumbria +4 2 £45,000 +38.46% 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 491 (93.52%) .NET
2 490 (93.33%) C#
3 387 (73.71%) ASP.NET
4 356 (67.81%) Agile Software Development
5 347 (66.10%) SQL Server
6 344 (65.52%) MVC
7 272 (51.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 261 (49.71%) TDD
9 233 (44.38%) .NET Framework
10 214 (40.76%) JavaScript
11 190 (36.19%) WPF
12 188 (35.81%) SQL
12 188 (35.81%) CSS
13 172 (32.76%) HTML
14 166 (31.62%) Entity Framework
15 164 (31.24%) Web Application Development
16 160 (30.48%) Scrum
17 159 (30.29%) Web Services
17 159 (30.29%) ASP.NET Web API
18 158 (30.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 146 (27.81%) OO
20 144 (27.43%) jQuery
21 127 (24.19%) RESTful
22 121 (23.05%) SQL Server 2014
23 117 (22.29%) Continuous Integration
24 113 (21.52%) Git (software)
25 111 (21.14%) BDD
26 108 (20.57%) NUnit
27 106 (20.19%) T-SQL
28 104 (19.81%) Dependency Injection

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 28 (5.33%) CMS
2 26 (4.95%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.62%) WebSphere
4 16 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.33%) NServiceBus
7 5 (0.95%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.76%) IIS
8 4 (0.76%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.38%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 22 (4.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (3.62%) Magento
2 2 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (5.14%) Google Play
3 21 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (3.81%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (0.76%) Office 365
6 3 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.38%) SaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 59 (11.24%) Internet
2 20 (3.81%) FTP
3 3 (0.57%) HTTP
4 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (66.10%) SQL Server
2 121 (23.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 67 (12.76%) NoSQL
4 50 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (4.38%) MongoDB
6 19 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (1.33%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.38%) SQLite
12 1 (0.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 113 (21.52%) Git (software)
2 108 (20.57%) NUnit
3 92 (17.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 80 (15.24%) MSTest
5 58 (11.05%) Moq
6 48 (9.14%) Rhino Mocks
7 47 (8.95%) Visual Studio
8 30 (5.71%) JIRA
9 29 (5.52%) Selenium
10 28 (5.33%) Subversion
11 19 (3.62%) SpecFlow
12 17 (3.24%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.71%) FxCop
13 9 (1.71%) StyleCop
14 7 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (1.14%) ReSharper
16 5 (0.95%) Karma Test Runner
16 5 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
16 5 (0.95%) SonarQube
17 3 (0.57%) Jenkins
General
1 100 (19.05%) Finance
2 71 (13.52%) Games
3 30 (5.71%) Retail
4 12 (2.29%) Music Industry
5 7 (1.33%) Advertising
6 6 (1.14%) Legal
6 6 (1.14%) Marketing
7 4 (0.76%) Law
8 3 (0.57%) Back Office
8 3 (0.57%) Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 406 (77.33%) Developer
2 324 (61.71%) .NET Developer
3 168 (32.00%) C# Developer
4 117 (22.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 67 (12.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 67 (12.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 64 (12.19%) .NET Software Developer
7 62 (11.81%) Lead Developer
7 62 (11.81%) Senior Developer
8 52 (9.90%) Software Developer
9 50 (9.52%) Software Engineer
10 48 (9.14%) Senior C# Developer
11 45 (8.57%) Junior
12 44 (8.38%) Junior Developer
13 43 (8.19%) .NET Software Engineer
13 43 (8.19%) Junior .NET Developer
14 41 (7.81%) C# Software Developer
15 40 (7.62%) Graduate
16 39 (7.43%) Analyst
16 39 (7.43%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 491 (93.52%) .NET
2 387 (73.71%) ASP.NET
3 272 (51.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 233 (44.38%) .NET Framework
5 190 (36.19%) WPF
6 188 (35.81%) CSS
7 172 (32.76%) HTML
8 166 (31.62%) Entity Framework
9 159 (30.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 159 (30.29%) Web Services
10 158 (30.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 144 (27.43%) jQuery
12 127 (24.19%) RESTful
13 95 (18.10%) XML
14 93 (17.71%) Node.js
15 82 (15.62%) LINQ
16 73 (13.90%) Ninject
16 73 (13.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 63 (12.00%) JSON
18 62 (11.81%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.05%) Computer Science
2 46 (8.76%) Inversion of Control
3 42 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 35 (6.67%) iPad
5 30 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (5.14%) iPhone
7 9 (1.71%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.71%) Physics
8 8 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.52%) User Experience
8 8 (1.52%) Xbox
9 6 (1.14%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.14%) PMI
10 4 (0.76%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.57%) Health Informatics
11 3 (0.57%) Informatics
11 3 (0.57%) Social Network
12 1 (0.19%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 79 (15.05%) Windows
2 28 (5.33%) Android
3 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.38%) Linux
4 2 (0.38%) Unix
4 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (67.81%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (65.52%) MVC
3 261 (49.71%) TDD
4 164 (31.24%) Web Application Development
5 160 (30.48%) Scrum
6 146 (27.81%) OO
7 117 (22.29%) Continuous Integration
8 111 (21.14%) BDD
9 104 (19.81%) Dependency Injection
10 92 (17.52%) Software Engineering
11 84 (16.00%) Kanban
12 63 (12.00%) Web Development
13 57 (10.86%) MVVM
14 55 (10.48%) Unit Testing
15 52 (9.90%) Mentoring
16 48 (9.14%) Machine Learning
17 46 (8.76%) E-Commerce
18 41 (7.81%) OOP
19 38 (7.24%) Analytics
20 36 (6.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 490 (93.33%) C#
2 214 (40.76%) JavaScript
3 188 (35.81%) SQL
4 106 (20.19%) T-SQL
5 79 (15.05%) Ruby
6 55 (10.48%) VB.NET
7 48 (9.14%) PL/SQL
8 32 (6.10%) C++
9 28 (5.33%) Java
10 27 (5.14%) VB
11 16 (3.05%) F#
11 16 (3.05%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.14%) C
12 6 (1.14%) VB6
12 6 (1.14%) XPath
13 5 (0.95%) VBA
14 3 (0.57%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.57%) Scala
15 2 (0.38%) Delphi
15 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (6.86%) Degree
2 14 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.14%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (0.76%) ISEB
5 4 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (3.62%) ServiceCenter
2 16 (3.05%) Kibana
3 2 (0.38%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 98 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 63 (12.00%) Google
3 20 (3.81%) Adobe
4 19 (3.62%) ATG
4 19 (3.62%) HP
4 19 (3.62%) hybris
4 19 (3.62%) IBM
5 7 (1.33%) Twitter
6 6 (1.14%) Oracle
7 5 (0.95%) Ektron
8 4 (0.76%) Facebook
9 3 (0.57%) Infragistics
9 3 (0.57%) Telerik
10 2 (0.38%) VMware
10 2 (0.38%) Wonderware
11 1 (0.19%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.19%) RedGate
11 1 (0.19%) SAP
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