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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WF over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
England / North West
Rank 220 206 253
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +47
Permanent jobs citing WF 27 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.48% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 1.29% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 8
Median salary £53,750 £50,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +62.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%

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
2482 2019 2808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.88% 37.09% 41.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2205 1761 2485
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%

WF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing WF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
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 WF within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 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 -16 26 £53,750 +2.38% 1
Cheshire +11 1 - - 2
WF
England

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing WF 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 WF.

1 51 (100.00%) C#
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (90.20%) LINQ
3 45 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (86.27%) WCF
5 42 (82.35%) MSTest
5 42 (82.35%) SQL
6 41 (80.39%) ASP.NET
6 41 (80.39%) OO
7 38 (74.51%) Java
7 38 (74.51%) WPF
8 37 (72.55%) CSS
8 37 (72.55%) HTML
8 37 (72.55%) NUnit
9 35 (68.63%) XML
10 34 (66.67%) JavaScript
10 34 (66.67%) C++
10 34 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (64.71%) jQuery
11 33 (64.71%) PL/SQL
11 33 (64.71%) T-SQL
11 33 (64.71%) Scrum
12 26 (50.98%) Finance
12 26 (50.98%) XSLT
12 26 (50.98%) Web Services
13 25 (49.02%) SOAP
13 25 (49.02%) RUP
13 25 (49.02%) DSDM
13 25 (49.02%) UML
13 25 (49.02%) Service Delivery

WF
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 9 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 42 (82.35%) MSTest
2 37 (72.55%) NUnit
3 8 (15.69%) Selenium
3 8 (15.69%) SpecFlow
3 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (50.98%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Electronics
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) .NET Software Engineer
1 25 (49.02%) C# Software Engineer
1 25 (49.02%) Developer
1 25 (49.02%) Software Engineer
2 22 (43.14%) C# Developer
3 19 (37.25%) .NET Developer
4 18 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (19.61%) Agile C# Developer
5 10 (19.61%) Agile Developer
5 10 (19.61%) SQL Developer
6 8 (15.69%) .NET Software Developer
6 8 (15.69%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (15.69%) Software Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Architect
8 4 (7.84%) Principal Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (90.20%) LINQ
3 44 (86.27%) WCF
4 41 (80.39%) ASP.NET
5 38 (74.51%) WPF
6 37 (72.55%) CSS
6 37 (72.55%) HTML
7 35 (68.63%) XML
8 33 (64.71%) jQuery
9 26 (50.98%) Web Services
9 26 (50.98%) XSLT
10 25 (49.02%) RESTful
10 25 (49.02%) Silverlight
10 25 (49.02%) SOAP
11 16 (31.37%) .NET Framework
12 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 8 (15.69%) Entity Framework
15 3 (5.88%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (80.39%) OO
3 34 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (64.71%) Scrum
5 25 (49.02%) DSDM
5 25 (49.02%) MVVM
5 25 (49.02%) RUP
5 25 (49.02%) Service Delivery
5 25 (49.02%) Software Engineering
5 25 (49.02%) UML
5 25 (49.02%) Use Case
6 20 (39.22%) TDD
7 16 (31.37%) MVC
8 13 (25.49%) Workflow
9 9 (17.65%) ETL
10 8 (15.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (15.69%) DevOps
10 8 (15.69%) Kanban
10 8 (15.69%) Pair Programming
11 7 (13.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) C#
2 42 (82.35%) SQL
3 38 (74.51%) Java
4 34 (66.67%) C++
4 34 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 33 (64.71%) PL/SQL
5 33 (64.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
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