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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England / North West
Rank 51 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 308 262 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.18% 4.72% 4.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.35% 12.71% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 299 246 260
Median salary £40,000 £40,250 £37,608
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +7.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
2494 2062 2810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.97% 37.13% 41.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2214 1799 2488
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 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -6 208 £42,500 -1.73% 19
Cheshire +19 48 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Merseyside -3 31 £40,000 - 6
Lancashire -2 21 £37,500 +7.14% 2
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 615 (98.56%) .NET
2 610 (97.76%) C#
3 489 (78.37%) ASP.NET
4 455 (72.92%) MVC
5 429 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
6 404 (64.74%) SQL Server
7 344 (55.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 324 (51.92%) TDD
9 273 (43.75%) .NET Framework
10 225 (36.06%) Web Application Development
11 221 (35.42%) Entity Framework
12 219 (35.10%) SQL
13 218 (34.94%) WPF
14 208 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 203 (32.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 193 (30.93%) JavaScript
17 188 (30.13%) jQuery
18 183 (29.33%) HTML
19 179 (28.69%) CSS
20 175 (28.04%) SQL Server 2014
21 167 (26.76%) BDD
22 162 (25.96%) OO
22 162 (25.96%) RESTful
23 135 (21.63%) AngularJS
23 135 (21.63%) Scrum
24 132 (21.15%) Git (software)
25 129 (20.67%) Finance
25 129 (20.67%) Web Services
26 118 (18.91%) NUnit
27 113 (18.11%) 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 26 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (2.88%) IIS
3 16 (2.56%) NServiceBus
3 16 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.12%) Confluence
5 7 (1.12%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.80%) CMS
7 4 (0.64%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.48%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.32%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 45 (7.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.64%) Magento
3 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 61 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (4.33%) Google Play
4 23 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.96%) GitHub
6 4 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.64%) SaaS
7 2 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (9.62%) Internet
2 5 (0.80%) Intranet
3 4 (0.64%) FTP
4 2 (0.32%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.32%) HTTP
4 2 (0.32%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (64.74%) SQL Server
2 175 (28.04%) SQL Server 2014
3 92 (14.74%) NoSQL
4 48 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (5.77%) Big Data
6 35 (5.61%) MongoDB
7 27 (4.33%) MySQL
8 23 (3.69%) SQL Server 2000
9 16 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (2.40%) Relational Database
11 14 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (1.60%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (0.80%) RavenDB
17 3 (0.48%) Redis
17 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 2 (0.32%) Hadoop
19 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 132 (21.15%) Git (software)
2 118 (18.91%) NUnit
3 81 (12.98%) MSTest
4 72 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 69 (11.06%) Visual Studio
6 46 (7.37%) Moq
7 42 (6.73%) Rhino Mocks
8 27 (4.33%) TeamCity
9 25 (4.01%) JIRA
10 21 (3.37%) Selenium
10 21 (3.37%) SpecFlow
11 13 (2.08%) FxCop
11 13 (2.08%) StyleCop
12 8 (1.28%) Subversion
13 7 (1.12%) JIRA Agile
14 6 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (0.80%) gulp
15 5 (0.80%) Jasmine
16 3 (0.48%) Grunt
16 3 (0.48%) NuGet
General
1 129 (20.67%) Finance
2 99 (15.87%) Games
3 15 (2.40%) Marketing
4 12 (1.92%) Advertising
5 6 (0.96%) Legal
5 6 (0.96%) Music Industry
5 6 (0.96%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.80%) Retail
7 4 (0.64%) Automotive
7 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.48%) Electronics
9 2 (0.32%) Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 546 (87.50%) Developer
2 440 (70.51%) .NET Developer
3 210 (33.65%) C# Developer
4 139 (22.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 100 (16.03%) Senior Developer
6 80 (12.82%) Lead Developer
7 71 (11.38%) Senior .NET Developer
8 69 (11.06%) Senior C# Developer
9 66 (10.58%) ASP.NET Developer
10 60 (9.62%) Lead C# Developer
11 57 (9.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 57 (9.13%) Lead .NET Developer
11 57 (9.13%) Software Engineer
12 55 (8.81%) .NET Software Developer
13 54 (8.65%) Junior
13 54 (8.65%) Software Developer
14 53 (8.49%) Junior Developer
15 52 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
16 48 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 46 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 615 (98.56%) .NET
2 489 (78.37%) ASP.NET
3 344 (55.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 273 (43.75%) .NET Framework
5 221 (35.42%) Entity Framework
6 218 (34.94%) WPF
7 208 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 203 (32.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 188 (30.13%) jQuery
10 183 (29.33%) HTML
11 179 (28.69%) CSS
12 162 (25.96%) RESTful
13 135 (21.63%) AngularJS
14 129 (20.67%) Web Services
15 113 (18.11%) Node.js
15 113 (18.11%) XML
16 84 (13.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 78 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
18 77 (12.34%) Code First Entity Framework
19 73 (11.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.13%) Computer Science
2 47 (7.53%) Mobile App
3 39 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
4 38 (6.09%) Xbox
5 32 (5.13%) iPad
6 27 (4.33%) iPhone
7 22 (3.53%) Social Network
8 21 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (2.88%) N-Tier
11 14 (2.24%) User Experience
12 12 (1.92%) PMI
13 8 (1.28%) AS400
13 8 (1.28%) iSeries
13 8 (1.28%) Mainframe
14 7 (1.12%) Artificial Intelligence
15 5 (0.80%) Kindle
16 4 (0.64%) Streaming Music
17 2 (0.32%) Client/Server
17 2 (0.32%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 74 (11.86%) Windows
2 28 (4.49%) Android
3 2 (0.32%) Linux
3 2 (0.32%) Unix
3 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (72.92%) MVC
2 429 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 324 (51.92%) TDD
4 225 (36.06%) Web Application Development
5 167 (26.76%) BDD
6 162 (25.96%) OO
7 135 (21.63%) Scrum
8 105 (16.83%) Dependency Injection
9 102 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
10 93 (14.90%) Web Development
11 91 (14.58%) Software Engineering
12 90 (14.42%) Kanban
13 64 (10.26%) MVVM
14 55 (8.81%) Domain-Driven Design
15 44 (7.05%) SDLC
16 43 (6.89%) E-Commerce
17 42 (6.73%) UML
18 41 (6.57%) Machine Learning
19 39 (6.25%) Unit Testing
20 36 (5.77%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 610 (97.76%) C#
2 219 (35.10%) SQL
3 193 (30.93%) JavaScript
4 112 (17.95%) Ruby
5 97 (15.54%) T-SQL
6 48 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 40 (6.41%) Java
8 39 (6.25%) C++
9 34 (5.45%) PL/SQL
10 27 (4.33%) VB
11 26 (4.17%) F#
12 10 (1.60%) VB6
13 7 (1.12%) C
13 7 (1.12%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.64%) VBA
15 2 (0.32%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (3.37%) Degree
2 12 (1.92%) PMI Certification
3 10 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.44%) QA
2 2 (0.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (2.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (4.17%) Kibana
2 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 108 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 89 (14.26%) Google
3 16 (2.56%) Oracle
4 10 (1.60%) IBM
5 7 (1.12%) Atlassian
6 6 (0.96%) Tableau
7 4 (0.64%) Adobe
7 4 (0.64%) ATG
7 4 (0.64%) hybris
7 4 (0.64%) RedGate
7 4 (0.64%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.48%) SAP
8 3 (0.48%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.32%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.32%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.16%) TOWER Software
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