The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 50 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 22 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.18% 4.59% 5.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.28% 12.77% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 29
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
Northamptonshire

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 Northampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
214 141 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 30.92% 35.97% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 201 135 146
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

WCF
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

WCF Salary Trend in Northampton

WCF
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Northampton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing WCF 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 WCF.

1 38 (100.00%) C#
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (94.74%) ASP.NET
3 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
4 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (50.00%) Windows
6 18 (47.37%) HTML
7 17 (44.74%) MVC
7 17 (44.74%) WPF
7 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (39.47%) jQuery
8 15 (39.47%) Silverlight
9 14 (36.84%) Web Application Development
9 14 (36.84%) Degree
9 14 (36.84%) TDD
10 13 (34.21%) VB
11 11 (28.95%) VB.NET
11 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
11 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (28.95%) Ruby
11 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
11 11 (28.95%) RESTful
11 11 (28.95%) BDD
11 11 (28.95%) NoSQL
11 11 (28.95%) Node.js
12 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (26.32%) Web Development
12 10 (26.32%) SQL
13 8 (21.05%) Scrum

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing WCF 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 WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (28.95%) Node.js
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.26%) Lync
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Intranet
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
1 2 (5.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (13.16%) NUnit
4 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.89%) MSTest
4 3 (7.89%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (7.89%) Moq
General
1 7 (18.42%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (94.74%) Developer
2 27 (71.05%) .NET Developer
3 17 (44.74%) C# Developer
3 17 (44.74%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (42.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (21.05%) Software Developer
7 7 (18.42%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (5.26%) .NET Team Leader
9 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (94.74%) ASP.NET
3 18 (47.37%) HTML
4 17 (44.74%) WPF
4 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (39.47%) Silverlight
5 15 (39.47%) jQuery
6 11 (28.95%) RESTful
6 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (21.05%) CSS
8 7 (18.42%) LINQ
8 7 (18.42%) Ajax
8 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
8 7 (18.42%) HTML5
8 7 (18.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (13.16%) WF
9 5 (13.16%) Web Services
9 5 (13.16%) WinForms
10 4 (10.53%) XML
11 3 (7.89%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
1 7 (18.42%) Physics
1 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) N-Tier
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (5.26%) iPhone
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) MVC
3 14 (36.84%) TDD
3 14 (36.84%) Web Application Development
4 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (28.95%) BDD
5 10 (26.32%) Web Development
6 8 (21.05%) Scrum
7 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.89%) Kanban
9 3 (7.89%) Web Accessibility
9 3 (7.89%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (7.89%) MVVM
10 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
10 2 (5.26%) Project Management
10 2 (5.26%) Android Development
10 2 (5.26%) iOS Development
10 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (34.21%) VB
3 11 (28.95%) VB.NET
3 11 (28.95%) Ruby
3 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
4 10 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (13.16%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) PhD
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.26%) MCP
4 2 (5.26%) MCAD
4 2 (5.26%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
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