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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 59 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 15 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.31% 3.43% 2.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.35% 9.13% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 10
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
204 241 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 31.38% 37.54% 39.90%
Number of salaries quoted 167 223 143
Average salary £40,000 £35,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 44 (100.00%) C#
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (90.91%) MVC
3 39 (88.64%) TDD
4 35 (79.55%) SQL Server
4 35 (79.55%) ASP.NET
5 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (70.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (50.00%) VB
6 22 (50.00%) VB.NET
6 22 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 22 (50.00%) RESTful
6 22 (50.00%) BDD
6 22 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 22 (50.00%) Node.js
6 22 (50.00%) Web Application Development
6 22 (50.00%) Ruby
6 22 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (34.09%) CruiseControl
9 14 (31.82%) Android
10 12 (27.27%) Degree
11 11 (25.00%) .NET Framework
12 9 (20.45%) SQL
12 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
12 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
13 7 (15.91%) Back Office
13 7 (15.91%) Scrum
13 7 (15.91%) Xamarin

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 22 (50.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (79.55%) SQL Server
2 22 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (34.09%) CruiseControl
3 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) NUnit
General
1 7 (15.91%) Back Office
2 2 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 15 (34.09%) Senior Developer
4 13 (29.55%) C# Developer
5 11 (25.00%) Software Developer
6 10 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (18.18%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (15.91%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Junior
9 2 (4.55%) Junior C# Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Junior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Junior Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (79.55%) ASP.NET
3 31 (70.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (50.00%) RESTful
4 22 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (15.91%) LINQ
7 6 (13.64%) jQuery
8 4 (9.09%) HTML
9 2 (4.55%) XML
9 2 (4.55%) JSON
9 2 (4.55%) WPF
9 2 (4.55%) Silverlight
9 2 (4.55%) NHibernate
9 2 (4.55%) HTML5
9 2 (4.55%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 4 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.55%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Android
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (90.91%) MVC
2 39 (88.64%) TDD
3 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (50.00%) BDD
4 22 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Scrum
7 7 (15.91%) Android Development
8 6 (13.64%) Web Development
9 2 (4.55%) OO
9 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (50.00%) VB
2 22 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 22 (50.00%) Ruby
3 9 (20.45%) SQL
3 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) PhD
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Xamarin
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
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