The table below looks at the statistics for WF skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WF over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 220 244 248
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Permanent jobs citing WF 22 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.098% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 6
Average salary £36,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £56,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,069 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -1.01%
WF
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
2689 3408 3683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.73% 47.66% 49.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2291 2944 3291
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WF across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WF Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WF
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WF across the North West region.

WF Salary Trend in the North West

WF
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WF across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

WF Salary Histogram in the North West

WF
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WF within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 14 £42,750 -14.50% 1
Cheshire +8 8 £31,250 -16.66% 2
WF
England

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing WF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WF.

1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (96.67%) WCF
3 25 (83.33%) HTML
3 25 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 25 (83.33%) .NET
3 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 24 (80.00%) SQL Server
5 23 (76.67%) .NET Framework
6 21 (70.00%) SQL
6 21 (70.00%) CSS
6 21 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (66.67%) XML
7 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
8 19 (63.33%) MVC
9 18 (60.00%) Scrum
9 18 (60.00%) jQuery
10 17 (56.67%) LINQ
11 14 (46.67%) Windows
11 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
12 12 (40.00%) T-SQL
12 12 (40.00%) TDD
12 12 (40.00%) Entity Framework
13 11 (36.67%) WPF
14 10 (33.33%) Ajax
14 10 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
14 10 (33.33%) MVVM
15 9 (30.00%) Java
15 9 (30.00%) MSTest
16 8 (26.67%) XSLT

WF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing WF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) OLTP
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MSTest
2 8 (26.67%) Subversion
3 6 (20.00%) NUnit
3 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 4 (13.33%) Selenium
5 4 (13.33%) Mercurial
5 4 (13.33%) SpecFlow
5 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Software Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) C# Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Server Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Server Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) WCF
2 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 25 (83.33%) HTML
2 25 (83.33%) .NET
3 23 (76.67%) .NET Framework
4 21 (70.00%) CSS
4 21 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (66.67%) XML
6 18 (60.00%) jQuery
7 17 (56.67%) LINQ
8 12 (40.00%) Entity Framework
9 11 (36.67%) WPF
10 10 (33.33%) Ajax
11 8 (26.67%) NHibernate
11 8 (26.67%) XSLT
11 8 (26.67%) LESS
11 8 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) MVC
3 18 (60.00%) Scrum
4 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 12 (40.00%) TDD
6 10 (33.33%) MVVM
7 8 (26.67%) Kanban
7 8 (26.67%) Web Development
7 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
8 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
8 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (20.00%) Web Design
10 5 (16.67%) Workflow
10 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 4 (13.33%) OO
11 4 (13.33%) Pair Programming
11 4 (13.33%) Coaching
11 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 21 (70.00%) SQL
4 12 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 9 (30.00%) Java
6 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Telerik
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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