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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 238 251 236
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs citing WF 19 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.040% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 0.091% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 1
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
2578 3294 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.19% 44.20% 47.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2215 2783 3017
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 £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +23 18 £55,000 +44.73% 3
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
WF
England

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 29 (100.00%) C#
1 29 (100.00%) HTML
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (96.55%) ASP.NET
3 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (89.66%) CSS
4 26 (89.66%) SQL
4 26 (89.66%) LINQ
5 25 (86.21%) JavaScript
6 24 (82.76%) jQuery
6 24 (82.76%) WCF
7 22 (75.86%) XML
7 22 (75.86%) Scrum
8 20 (68.97%) Web Services
9 19 (65.52%) OO
9 19 (65.52%) T-SQL
10 18 (62.07%) Silverlight
11 17 (58.62%) RESTful
11 17 (58.62%) NUnit
12 16 (55.17%) MSTest
12 16 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (51.72%) Software Engineering
13 15 (51.72%) XSLT
14 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
14 14 (48.28%) Finance
15 13 (44.83%) Service Delivery
15 13 (44.83%) PL/SQL
15 13 (44.83%) Java
15 13 (44.83%) C++
15 13 (44.83%) UML

WF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) NUnit
2 16 (55.17%) MSTest
3 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (10.34%) Selenium
6 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
7 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (6.90%) Subversion
8 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Software Engineer
2 13 (44.83%) C# Software Engineer
2 13 (44.83%) .NET Software Engineer
3 10 (34.48%) Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Web Developer
4 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) CRM Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) HTML
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (96.55%) ASP.NET
3 26 (89.66%) CSS
3 26 (89.66%) LINQ
4 24 (82.76%) jQuery
4 24 (82.76%) WCF
5 22 (75.86%) XML
6 20 (68.97%) Web Services
7 18 (62.07%) Silverlight
8 17 (58.62%) RESTful
9 15 (51.72%) XSLT
10 13 (44.83%) WPF
10 13 (44.83%) SOAP
10 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (41.38%) .NET Framework
12 9 (31.03%) Entity Framework
13 8 (27.59%) Ajax
14 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (17.24%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) Scrum
3 19 (65.52%) OO
4 16 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (51.72%) Software Engineering
6 13 (44.83%) RUP
6 13 (44.83%) DSDM
6 13 (44.83%) UML
6 13 (44.83%) Service Delivery
6 13 (44.83%) Use Case
6 13 (44.83%) MVVM
7 11 (37.93%) MVC
8 10 (34.48%) TDD
9 9 (31.03%) Workflow
10 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Performance Improvement
11 4 (13.79%) Kanban
12 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
12 3 (10.34%) Coaching
12 3 (10.34%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (89.66%) SQL
3 25 (86.21%) JavaScript
4 19 (65.52%) T-SQL
5 13 (44.83%) PL/SQL
5 13 (44.83%) C++
5 13 (44.83%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) VBScript
6 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.45%) VB6
7 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Telerik
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago