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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 54 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 256 344 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.68% 5.64% 6.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.95% 13.76% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 238 313 406
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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
2142 2500 3073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.17% 41.02% 45.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1852 2087 2626
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 £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -25 139 £40,000 - 27
Cheshire +9 69 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Lancashire +13 30 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Merseyside +16 19 £40,000 - 5
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 452 (94.56%) C#
2 451 (94.35%) .NET
3 352 (73.64%) ASP.NET
4 324 (67.78%) Agile Software Development
5 311 (65.06%) SQL Server
6 290 (60.67%) MVC
7 233 (48.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 224 (46.86%) TDD
9 204 (42.68%) .NET Framework
10 185 (38.70%) JavaScript
11 182 (38.08%) WPF
12 174 (36.40%) SQL
13 166 (34.73%) CSS
14 152 (31.80%) HTML
15 150 (31.38%) Web Services
16 148 (30.96%) Web Application Development
17 143 (29.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 142 (29.71%) Entity Framework
19 141 (29.50%) Scrum
20 137 (28.66%) OO
21 130 (27.20%) ASP.NET Web API
22 116 (24.27%) jQuery
23 114 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
23 114 (23.85%) NUnit
24 113 (23.64%) RESTful
25 105 (21.97%) Git (software)
26 101 (21.13%) T-SQL
27 99 (20.71%) SQL Server 2014
28 96 (20.08%) Dependency Injection
29 92 (19.25%) Software Engineering

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 86 (17.99%) Node.js
2 25 (5.23%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.18%) CMS
4 15 (3.14%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.26%) IIS
8 4 (0.84%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.63%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.42%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 13 (2.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (3.14%) Magento
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (5.44%) Google Play
3 16 (3.35%) Adobe Analytics
4 12 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.84%) Office 365
6 2 (0.42%) SaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 51 (10.67%) Internet
2 16 (3.35%) FTP
3 3 (0.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (65.06%) SQL Server
2 99 (20.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 59 (12.34%) NoSQL
4 48 (10.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (3.35%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.67%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.63%) SQLite
13 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 114 (23.85%) NUnit
2 105 (21.97%) Git (software)
3 82 (17.15%) MSTest
4 77 (16.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 64 (13.39%) Moq
6 49 (10.25%) Rhino Mocks
7 35 (7.32%) Visual Studio
8 26 (5.44%) JIRA
9 24 (5.02%) Subversion
10 19 (3.97%) Selenium
11 13 (2.72%) TeamCity
12 11 (2.30%) SpecFlow
13 6 (1.26%) ReSharper
14 5 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
14 5 (1.05%) SonarQube
15 4 (0.84%) Jenkins
16 3 (0.63%) FxCop
16 3 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
16 3 (0.63%) StyleCop
16 3 (0.63%) WiX
General
1 83 (17.36%) Finance
2 60 (12.55%) Games
3 21 (4.39%) Retail
4 10 (2.09%) Music Industry
5 8 (1.67%) Advertising
6 6 (1.26%) Marketing
7 4 (0.84%) Back Office
7 4 (0.84%) Law
7 4 (0.84%) Legal
8 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 363 (75.94%) Developer
2 294 (61.51%) .NET Developer
3 157 (32.85%) C# Developer
4 107 (22.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 58 (12.13%) .NET Software Developer
5 58 (12.13%) Lead Developer
6 57 (11.92%) ASP.NET Developer
6 57 (11.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 54 (11.30%) Senior Developer
8 48 (10.04%) Software Engineer
9 46 (9.62%) Senior C# Developer
9 46 (9.62%) Software Developer
10 41 (8.58%) C# Software Developer
11 40 (8.37%) .NET Software Engineer
12 37 (7.74%) SQL Developer
13 36 (7.53%) C# Software Engineer
13 36 (7.53%) Lead C# Developer
14 35 (7.32%) Junior
15 34 (7.11%) Junior Developer
16 33 (6.90%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 451 (94.35%) .NET
2 352 (73.64%) ASP.NET
3 233 (48.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 204 (42.68%) .NET Framework
5 182 (38.08%) WPF
6 166 (34.73%) CSS
7 152 (31.80%) HTML
8 150 (31.38%) Web Services
9 143 (29.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 142 (29.71%) Entity Framework
11 130 (27.20%) ASP.NET Web API
12 116 (24.27%) jQuery
13 113 (23.64%) RESTful
14 78 (16.32%) LINQ
15 77 (16.11%) Ninject
16 72 (15.06%) XML
17 59 (12.34%) SOAP
18 55 (11.51%) Unity DI Container
19 53 (11.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 51 (10.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.88%) Computer Science
2 49 (10.25%) Inversion of Control
3 34 (7.11%) Mobile App
4 30 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (6.28%) iPad
5 26 (5.44%) iPhone
6 13 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.30%) Mathematics
7 11 (2.30%) Physics
8 5 (1.05%) Health Informatics
8 5 (1.05%) Informatics
8 5 (1.05%) Xbox
9 4 (0.84%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.63%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.21%) Streaming Music
11 1 (0.21%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 74 (15.48%) Windows
2 28 (5.86%) Android
3 3 (0.63%) Linux
3 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (0.63%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (67.78%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (60.67%) MVC
3 224 (46.86%) TDD
4 148 (30.96%) Web Application Development
5 141 (29.50%) Scrum
6 137 (28.66%) OO
7 114 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
8 96 (20.08%) Dependency Injection
9 92 (19.25%) Software Engineering
10 83 (17.36%) BDD
11 76 (15.90%) Kanban
12 56 (11.72%) MVVM
13 51 (10.67%) Mentoring
14 50 (10.46%) Machine Learning
15 48 (10.04%) Web Development
16 45 (9.41%) Unit Testing
17 38 (7.95%) E-Commerce
18 36 (7.53%) OOP
19 35 (7.32%) UML
20 34 (7.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 452 (94.56%) C#
2 185 (38.70%) JavaScript
3 174 (36.40%) SQL
4 101 (21.13%) T-SQL
5 68 (14.23%) Ruby
6 55 (11.51%) VB.NET
7 45 (9.41%) PL/SQL
8 33 (6.90%) C++
9 29 (6.07%) Java
10 26 (5.44%) VB
11 12 (2.51%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.30%) F#
13 7 (1.46%) VBA
14 6 (1.26%) C
14 6 (1.26%) XPath
15 5 (1.05%) VB6
16 3 (0.63%) Delphi
16 3 (0.63%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.63%) PHP
16 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (6.49%) Degree
2 10 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (0.84%) ISEB
4 4 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.26%) SLA
2 3 (0.63%) QA
3 2 (0.42%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (3.14%) ServiceCenter
2 11 (2.30%) Kibana
3 3 (0.63%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 73 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.09%) Google
3 16 (3.35%) Adobe
4 15 (3.14%) ATG
4 15 (3.14%) HP
4 15 (3.14%) hybris
4 15 (3.14%) IBM
5 8 (1.67%) Facebook
6 7 (1.46%) Oracle
6 7 (1.46%) Twitter
7 5 (1.05%) Ektron
8 3 (0.63%) Infragistics
8 3 (0.63%) Telerik
8 3 (0.63%) VMware
8 3 (0.63%) Wonderware
9 1 (0.21%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.21%) RedGate
9 1 (0.21%) SAP
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southport
ECOM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Rochdale
ECOM
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000 + Bonus + Pension + Car Scheme + Healthcare.
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ormskirk, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reward Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sale
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pluralsight, Software Events
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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