The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 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 Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 51 30 62
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +32
Permanent jobs citing WCF 31 44 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.32% 6.73% 2.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.23% 16.86% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31 44 20
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
336 261 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 36.01% 39.91% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 305 245 326
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
East Midlands

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

WCF
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

WCF Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

WCF
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Northampton 0 24 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Towcester +2 6 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Kettering -7 1 £45,000 +38.46%
WCF
East Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 65 (100.00%) C#
1 65 (100.00%) .NET
2 56 (86.15%) ASP.NET
3 45 (69.23%) Windows
4 42 (64.62%) WPF
5 41 (63.08%) SQL Server
6 38 (58.46%) MVC
7 30 (46.15%) HTML
7 30 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (43.08%) Scrum
9 27 (41.54%) TDD
9 27 (41.54%) Rhino Mocks
9 27 (41.54%) jQuery
10 26 (40.00%) Kanban
10 26 (40.00%) Moq
10 26 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
10 26 (40.00%) Web Application Development
10 26 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 26 (40.00%) NUnit
11 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
12 24 (36.92%) WinForms
13 23 (35.38%) Silverlight
14 22 (33.85%) Degree
14 22 (33.85%) MVVM
15 20 (30.77%) Dependency Injection
15 20 (30.77%) Inversion of Control
15 20 (30.77%) MSTest
15 20 (30.77%) Castle Windsor
15 20 (30.77%) Ninject
15 20 (30.77%) Unity DI Container

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.15%) IIS
2 2 (3.08%) CMS
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Intranet
1 2 (3.08%) Internet
1 2 (3.08%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (63.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (41.54%) Rhino Mocks
2 26 (40.00%) Moq
2 26 (40.00%) NUnit
3 20 (30.77%) MSTest
4 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.62%) MSBuild
6 3 (4.62%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (20.00%) Games
2 6 (9.23%) Music Industry
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (98.46%) Developer
2 32 (49.23%) .NET Developer
3 25 (38.46%) C# Developer
4 20 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (29.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (29.23%) Software Developer
6 16 (24.62%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.15%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Analyst Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Systems Developer
11 1 (1.54%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 1 (1.54%) Graduate C# Developer
11 1 (1.54%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (100.00%) .NET
2 56 (86.15%) ASP.NET
3 42 (64.62%) WPF
4 30 (46.15%) HTML
4 30 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (41.54%) jQuery
6 26 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
6 26 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 24 (36.92%) WinForms
8 23 (35.38%) Silverlight
9 20 (30.77%) Castle Windsor
9 20 (30.77%) Ninject
9 20 (30.77%) Unity DI Container
9 20 (30.77%) Spring.NET
10 16 (24.62%) HTML5
11 11 (16.92%) .NET Framework
12 9 (13.85%) XML
13 8 (12.31%) LINQ
14 7 (10.77%) NHibernate
15 6 (9.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.77%) Inversion of Control
1 20 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 16 (24.62%) Mathematics
2 16 (24.62%) Physics
3 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 45 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Android
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) MVC
2 28 (43.08%) Scrum
3 27 (41.54%) TDD
4 26 (40.00%) Kanban
4 26 (40.00%) Web Application Development
5 22 (33.85%) MVVM
6 20 (30.77%) Dependency Injection
6 20 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (21.54%) Web Development
8 8 (12.31%) Android Development
9 7 (10.77%) OO
9 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.23%) BDD
11 4 (6.15%) Web Design
12 3 (4.62%) Unit Testing
12 3 (4.62%) Project Management
13 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
13 2 (3.08%) iOS Development
13 2 (3.08%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (27.69%) SQL
3 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.15%) VB
5 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.62%) RPG
7 2 (3.08%) C++
8 1 (1.54%) XPath
8 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (33.85%) Degree
2 16 (24.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.54%) Capita
2 1 (1.54%) IBM
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