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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 46 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 303 364 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.19% 5.53% 6.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.01% 13.54% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 291 332 392
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 £52,500 £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
2329 2689 3087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.91% 40.83% 43.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2014 2258 2595
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 £52,500
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -10 166 £42,500 - 18
Cheshire +16 83 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Lancashire -1 27 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Merseyside +13 21 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Cumbria -1 2 £45,000 +38.46% 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 512 (93.94%) .NET
2 504 (92.48%) C#
3 421 (77.25%) ASP.NET
4 380 (69.72%) MVC
5 361 (66.24%) Agile Software Development
6 359 (65.87%) SQL Server
7 303 (55.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 274 (50.28%) TDD
9 251 (46.06%) .NET Framework
10 232 (42.57%) JavaScript
11 202 (37.06%) CSS
12 197 (36.15%) SQL
13 189 (34.68%) HTML
14 181 (33.21%) WPF
15 175 (32.11%) Entity Framework
16 174 (31.93%) Scrum
17 171 (31.38%) Web Application Development
18 170 (31.19%) ASP.NET Web API
19 167 (30.64%) jQuery
20 161 (29.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 150 (27.52%) OO
22 148 (27.16%) Web Services
23 132 (24.22%) RESTful
24 127 (23.30%) SQL Server 2014
25 118 (21.65%) BDD
26 115 (21.10%) Continuous Integration
27 113 (20.73%) T-SQL
28 112 (20.55%) Microsoft
28 112 (20.55%) Dependency Injection
29 110 (20.18%) Finance

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 31 (5.69%) CMS
2 27 (4.95%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.67%) WebSphere
4 19 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (2.57%) NServiceBus
6 7 (1.28%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.73%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.55%) IIS
10 2 (0.37%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 30 (5.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (3.67%) Magento
2 2 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 59 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (4.77%) Google Play
3 24 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (3.85%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (0.73%) Office 365
6 3 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 63 (11.56%) Internet
2 21 (3.85%) FTP
3 2 (0.37%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.37%) HTTP
3 2 (0.37%) RFID
4 1 (0.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (65.87%) SQL Server
2 127 (23.30%) SQL Server 2014
3 70 (12.84%) NoSQL
4 51 (9.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (4.95%) MongoDB
6 20 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (3.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.73%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.73%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.55%) MySQL
13 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 108 (19.82%) Git (software)
2 102 (18.72%) NUnit
3 96 (17.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 85 (15.60%) MSTest
5 56 (10.28%) Visual Studio
6 54 (9.91%) Moq
7 48 (8.81%) Rhino Mocks
8 36 (6.61%) Selenium
9 31 (5.69%) JIRA
10 28 (5.14%) SpecFlow
11 27 (4.95%) Subversion
12 20 (3.67%) TeamCity
13 14 (2.57%) FxCop
13 14 (2.57%) StyleCop
14 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (1.10%) ReSharper
16 5 (0.92%) Karma Test Runner
16 5 (0.92%) SonarQube
17 3 (0.55%) Jasmine
General
1 110 (20.18%) Finance
2 73 (13.39%) Games
3 32 (5.87%) Retail
4 13 (2.39%) Music Industry
5 6 (1.10%) Marketing
6 5 (0.92%) Advertising
6 5 (0.92%) Legal
7 3 (0.55%) Back Office
7 3 (0.55%) Banking
7 3 (0.55%) Law
8 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 431 (79.08%) Developer
2 353 (64.77%) .NET Developer
3 166 (30.46%) C# Developer
4 123 (22.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 70 (12.84%) ASP.NET Developer
5 70 (12.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 65 (11.93%) .NET Software Developer
7 63 (11.56%) Senior Developer
8 55 (10.09%) Junior
8 55 (10.09%) Lead Developer
9 54 (9.91%) Junior Developer
10 53 (9.72%) Junior .NET Developer
11 49 (8.99%) Software Developer
11 49 (8.99%) Software Engineer
12 47 (8.62%) Analyst
13 46 (8.44%) .NET Software Engineer
13 46 (8.44%) Senior C# Developer
14 45 (8.26%) Graduate
15 44 (8.07%) Graduate Developer
16 43 (7.89%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 512 (93.94%) .NET
2 421 (77.25%) ASP.NET
3 303 (55.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 251 (46.06%) .NET Framework
5 202 (37.06%) CSS
6 189 (34.68%) HTML
7 181 (33.21%) WPF
8 175 (32.11%) Entity Framework
9 170 (31.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 167 (30.64%) jQuery
11 161 (29.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 148 (27.16%) Web Services
13 132 (24.22%) RESTful
14 106 (19.45%) XML
15 92 (16.88%) Node.js
16 89 (16.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 81 (14.86%) JSON
18 79 (14.50%) LINQ
19 75 (13.76%) AngularJS
20 72 (13.21%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.46%) Computer Science
2 48 (8.81%) Mobile App
3 46 (8.44%) Inversion of Control
4 39 (7.16%) iPad
5 27 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (4.77%) iPhone
7 15 (2.75%) User Experience
8 13 (2.39%) PMI
9 10 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.65%) Xbox
11 6 (1.10%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.92%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.92%) Physics
13 3 (0.55%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.55%) Social Network
14 2 (0.37%) Device Driver
15 1 (0.18%) Health Informatics
15 1 (0.18%) Informatics
15 1 (0.18%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 85 (15.60%) Windows
2 27 (4.95%) Android
3 4 (0.73%) Unix
4 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (69.72%) MVC
2 361 (66.24%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (50.28%) TDD
4 174 (31.93%) Scrum
5 171 (31.38%) Web Application Development
6 150 (27.52%) OO
7 118 (21.65%) BDD
8 115 (21.10%) Continuous Integration
9 112 (20.55%) Dependency Injection
10 90 (16.51%) Kanban
11 84 (15.41%) Software Engineering
12 72 (13.21%) Web Development
13 62 (11.38%) Unit Testing
14 59 (10.83%) MVVM
15 53 (9.72%) E-Commerce
16 52 (9.54%) OOP
17 47 (8.62%) Mentoring
18 42 (7.71%) SDLC
19 39 (7.16%) ITIL
20 36 (6.61%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 504 (92.48%) C#
2 232 (42.57%) JavaScript
3 197 (36.15%) SQL
4 113 (20.73%) T-SQL
5 80 (14.68%) Ruby
6 60 (11.01%) VB.NET
7 50 (9.17%) PL/SQL
8 30 (5.50%) C++
8 30 (5.50%) VB
9 29 (5.32%) Java
10 19 (3.49%) F#
11 17 (3.12%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.28%) VB6
13 6 (1.10%) XPath
14 4 (0.73%) VBA
15 2 (0.37%) C
15 2 (0.37%) Delphi
16 1 (0.18%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.18%) PHP
16 1 (0.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 30 (5.50%) Degree
2 17 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.39%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (0.73%) ISEB
5 4 (0.73%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (3.67%) ServiceCenter
2 19 (3.49%) Kibana
Vendors
1 112 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 66 (12.11%) Google
3 21 (3.85%) Adobe
4 20 (3.67%) ATG
4 20 (3.67%) HP
4 20 (3.67%) hybris
4 20 (3.67%) IBM
5 8 (1.47%) Oracle
6 5 (0.92%) Ektron
7 4 (0.73%) Twitter
8 3 (0.55%) Infragistics
8 3 (0.55%) Telerik
9 1 (0.18%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.18%) RedGate
9 1 (0.18%) SAP
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
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Posted: Yesterday
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