The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 243 246 203
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -43
Permanent jobs citing WF 14 10 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.13% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.27% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 23
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,350 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3401 3710 3544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 46.87% 49.41% 49.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2913 3300 3176
Average salary £37,500 £34,189 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.68% +2.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WF
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 8 £45,500 -4.21% 5
Merseyside - 5 £57,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £37,500 -
WF
England

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) C#
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) WCF
2 19 (86.36%) ASP.NET
3 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
3 17 (77.27%) SQL
4 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
5 12 (54.55%) MVC
5 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (50.00%) Windows
6 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 10 (45.45%) Oracle
7 10 (45.45%) Finance
7 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (40.91%) Visual Studio
9 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
10 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (31.82%) Scrum
10 7 (31.82%) OO
10 7 (31.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (31.82%) WPF
10 7 (31.82%) LINQ
11 6 (27.27%) Problem Management
11 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (27.27%) Capacity Management
11 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
11 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003

WF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (9.09%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Visual Studio
2 5 (22.73%) JIRA
3 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.09%) MSTest
4 2 (9.09%) NUnit
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Advertising
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Architect
3 7 (31.82%) .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Technical Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Lead Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Lead Software Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Lead Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Software Architect
6 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (13.64%) .NET Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Production Support Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Applications Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) WCF
2 19 (86.36%) ASP.NET
3 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
4 7 (31.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (31.82%) WPF
4 7 (31.82%) LINQ
5 5 (22.73%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) jQuery
6 4 (18.18%) CSS
6 4 (18.18%) HTML
7 3 (13.64%) XML
8 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) MVC
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Scrum
2 7 (31.82%) OO
3 6 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 6 (27.27%) Capacity Management
3 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (22.73%) RUP
4 5 (22.73%) DSDM
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) Workflow
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (9.09%) Web Development
7 2 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (77.27%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) C++
5 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) Remedy
3 5 (22.73%) HP
3 5 (22.73%) IBM
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