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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 58 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 236 349 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.18% 5.45% 6.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.06% 13.35% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 219 320 399
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
2133 2615 3276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.79% 40.83% 46.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1831 2202 2792
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 4 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 4 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 -24 137 £41,250 -2.94% 24
Cheshire -8 53 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Lancashire +17 27 £38,750 +19.23% 3
Merseyside +13 19 £40,000 - 2
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 465 (95.68%) C#
2 463 (95.27%) .NET
3 359 (73.87%) ASP.NET
4 339 (69.75%) Agile Software Development
5 310 (63.79%) SQL Server
6 297 (61.11%) MVC
7 239 (49.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 219 (45.06%) TDD
9 199 (40.95%) .NET Framework
10 197 (40.53%) WPF
11 171 (35.19%) JavaScript
12 160 (32.92%) SQL
13 156 (32.10%) Web Application Development
14 155 (31.89%) CSS
15 152 (31.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 150 (30.86%) Web Services
17 149 (30.66%) HTML
18 147 (30.25%) OO
19 146 (30.04%) Scrum
20 139 (28.60%) Entity Framework
21 123 (25.31%) NUnit
22 122 (25.10%) Continuous Integration
23 119 (24.49%) ASP.NET Web API
24 112 (23.05%) jQuery
25 109 (22.43%) RESTful
26 103 (21.19%) Git (software)
27 101 (20.78%) Dependency Injection
28 96 (19.75%) SQL Server 2014
29 93 (19.14%) Software Engineering
30 90 (18.52%) Node.js

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 90 (18.52%) Node.js
2 17 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.29%) CMS
4 11 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (1.85%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.44%) IIS
8 4 (0.82%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.62%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.41%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.21%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.21%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 15 (3.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (1.85%) Magento
2 2 (0.41%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.06%) Adobe Analytics
3 9 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.82%) Office 365
5 2 (0.41%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 50 (10.29%) Internet
2 10 (2.06%) FTP
3 3 (0.62%) HTTP
4 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (63.79%) SQL Server
2 96 (19.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 61 (12.55%) NoSQL
4 49 (10.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (2.67%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.82%) SQLite
12 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 123 (25.31%) NUnit
2 103 (21.19%) Git (software)
3 86 (17.70%) MSTest
4 80 (16.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 70 (14.40%) Moq
6 54 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
7 35 (7.20%) Visual Studio
8 19 (3.91%) Selenium
9 18 (3.70%) JIRA
9 18 (3.70%) Subversion
10 11 (2.26%) SpecFlow
11 9 (1.85%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.23%) ReSharper
13 5 (1.03%) Jenkins
13 5 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (1.03%) SonarQube
14 4 (0.82%) FxCop
14 4 (0.82%) Gerrit
14 4 (0.82%) StyleCop
14 4 (0.82%) WiX
General
1 73 (15.02%) Finance
2 58 (11.93%) Games
3 12 (2.47%) Retail
4 11 (2.26%) Advertising
5 8 (1.65%) Legal
6 7 (1.44%) Music Industry
7 6 (1.23%) Law
7 6 (1.23%) Marketing
8 3 (0.62%) Back Office
9 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 370 (76.13%) Developer
2 301 (61.93%) .NET Developer
3 155 (31.89%) C# Developer
4 104 (21.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 62 (12.76%) Lead Developer
6 60 (12.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 59 (12.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 57 (11.73%) .NET Software Developer
8 57 (11.73%) Senior Developer
9 52 (10.70%) Software Developer
10 51 (10.49%) Software Engineer
11 50 (10.29%) Senior C# Developer
12 45 (9.26%) C# Software Developer
13 41 (8.44%) C# Software Engineer
14 40 (8.23%) Lead C# Developer
15 39 (8.02%) Lead .NET Developer
16 37 (7.61%) .NET Software Engineer
17 36 (7.41%) SQL Developer
18 31 (6.38%) Junior
18 31 (6.38%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (95.27%) .NET
2 359 (73.87%) ASP.NET
3 239 (49.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 199 (40.95%) .NET Framework
5 197 (40.53%) WPF
6 155 (31.89%) CSS
7 152 (31.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 150 (30.86%) Web Services
9 149 (30.66%) HTML
10 139 (28.60%) Entity Framework
11 119 (24.49%) ASP.NET Web API
12 112 (23.05%) jQuery
13 109 (22.43%) RESTful
14 86 (17.70%) Ninject
15 76 (15.64%) LINQ
16 71 (14.61%) XML
17 59 (12.14%) Unity DI Container
18 56 (11.52%) SOAP
19 52 (10.70%) Castle Windsor
19 52 (10.70%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
2 48 (9.88%) Computer Science
3 36 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 30 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (5.35%) iPhone
6 22 (4.53%) iPad
7 18 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.26%) Mathematics
8 11 (2.26%) Physics
9 5 (1.03%) Health Informatics
9 5 (1.03%) Informatics
10 4 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.82%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.82%) User Experience
10 4 (0.82%) Xbox
11 3 (0.62%) PMI
11 3 (0.62%) Streaming Music
12 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.21%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 77 (15.84%) Windows
2 30 (6.17%) Android
3 4 (0.82%) Linux
3 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.62%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (69.75%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (61.11%) MVC
3 219 (45.06%) TDD
4 156 (32.10%) Web Application Development
5 147 (30.25%) OO
6 146 (30.04%) Scrum
7 122 (25.10%) Continuous Integration
8 101 (20.78%) Dependency Injection
9 93 (19.14%) Software Engineering
10 77 (15.84%) Kanban
11 73 (15.02%) BDD
12 58 (11.93%) MVVM
13 51 (10.49%) Mentoring
14 50 (10.29%) Machine Learning
15 44 (9.05%) Unit Testing
16 43 (8.85%) Web Development
17 37 (7.61%) UML
18 32 (6.58%) E-Commerce
19 30 (6.17%) Coaching
20 29 (5.97%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 465 (95.68%) C#
2 171 (35.19%) JavaScript
3 160 (32.92%) SQL
4 84 (17.28%) T-SQL
5 68 (13.99%) Ruby
6 59 (12.14%) VB.NET
7 38 (7.82%) PL/SQL
8 33 (6.79%) Java
9 32 (6.58%) C++
10 26 (5.35%) VB
11 10 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.85%) VBA
13 8 (1.65%) F#
14 6 (1.23%) C
15 5 (1.03%) VB6
15 5 (1.03%) XPath
16 4 (0.82%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.62%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.62%) PHP
17 3 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (6.79%) Degree
2 9 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.82%) ISEB
3 4 (0.82%) ISTQB
3 4 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.23%) QA
1 6 (1.23%) SLA
2 4 (0.82%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (0.82%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.85%) ServiceCenter
2 8 (1.65%) Kibana
3 4 (0.82%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 73 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 44 (9.05%) Google
3 11 (2.26%) Facebook
4 10 (2.06%) Adobe
5 9 (1.85%) ATG
5 9 (1.85%) HP
5 9 (1.85%) hybris
5 9 (1.85%) IBM
6 7 (1.44%) Twitter
7 6 (1.23%) Oracle
8 5 (1.03%) Ektron
9 4 (0.82%) VMware
9 4 (0.82%) Wonderware
10 3 (0.62%) Infragistics
10 3 (0.62%) Telerik
11 2 (0.41%) Apple
11 2 (0.41%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.21%) Progress
12 1 (0.21%) SAP
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Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience +Bens
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
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