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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 29 34 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.59% 6.04% 6.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.37% 15.25% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 20
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
167 223 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 32.18% 39.61% 40.71%
Number of salaries quoted 150 210 118
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 5 March 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Northampton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 57 (100.00%) C#
1 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (85.96%) MVC
3 44 (77.19%) SQL Server
4 43 (75.44%) ASP.NET
5 42 (73.68%) TDD
6 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (61.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (40.35%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (40.35%) VB
8 23 (40.35%) VB.NET
8 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
8 23 (40.35%) RESTful
8 23 (40.35%) Ruby
8 23 (40.35%) BDD
8 23 (40.35%) NoSQL
8 23 (40.35%) Node.js
8 23 (40.35%) Web Application Development
8 23 (40.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (33.33%) Degree
9 19 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (29.82%) jQuery
11 15 (26.32%) Web Development
11 15 (26.32%) CruiseControl
12 14 (24.56%) .NET Framework
12 14 (24.56%) HTML
12 14 (24.56%) Android
13 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
13 13 (22.81%) SQL
14 12 (21.05%) Windows

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 23 (40.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (77.19%) SQL Server
2 23 (40.35%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
2 15 (26.32%) CruiseControl
3 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.02%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.75%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) NUnit
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.28%) Back Office
2 5 (8.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (100.00%) Developer
2 30 (52.63%) .NET Developer
3 22 (38.60%) C# Developer
4 18 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (29.82%) Senior Developer
6 16 (28.07%) Software Developer
7 14 (24.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (15.79%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (14.04%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (8.77%) C# Software Developer
11 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Junior Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Junior
11 2 (3.51%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Junior C# Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Junior .NET Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Junior C# .NET Developer
12 1 (1.75%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (75.44%) ASP.NET
3 35 (61.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (40.35%) RESTful
4 23 (40.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (29.82%) jQuery
6 14 (24.56%) .NET Framework
6 14 (24.56%) HTML
7 7 (12.28%) JSON
7 7 (12.28%) LINQ
7 7 (12.28%) XML
8 6 (10.53%) HTML5
8 6 (10.53%) WPF
8 6 (10.53%) Silverlight
9 4 (7.02%) NHibernate
9 4 (7.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (5.26%) CSS
11 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (1.75%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 9 (15.79%) Mathematics
1 9 (15.79%) N-Tier
2 5 (8.77%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Android
2 12 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (85.96%) MVC
2 42 (73.68%) TDD
3 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (40.35%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (40.35%) BDD
4 23 (40.35%) Web Application Development
5 19 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (26.32%) Web Development
7 10 (17.54%) Unit Testing
8 8 (14.04%) Scrum
9 7 (12.28%) Android Development
10 5 (8.77%) OO
11 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.02%) Coaching
12 1 (1.75%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.75%) Integration Testing
12 1 (1.75%) Time Management
12 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (1.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (40.35%) VB
2 23 (40.35%) VB.NET
2 23 (40.35%) Ruby
3 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
3 13 (22.81%) SQL
4 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) PhD
3 1 (1.75%) VCP4
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) Xamarin
Northampton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago