The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 59 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 33 25 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.29% 4.12% 6.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.48% 11.68% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 39
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 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
WCF
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
389 214 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 38.78% 35.26% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 346 198 195
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
(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
Northampton -12 28 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Daventry - 2 £40,000 -
WCF
East Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 66 (100.00%) C#
1 66 (100.00%) .NET
2 61 (92.42%) ASP.NET
3 48 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 38 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (53.03%) MVC
6 33 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (46.97%) TDD
8 30 (45.45%) Windows
9 28 (42.42%) HTML
9 28 (42.42%) Web Application Development
10 27 (40.91%) jQuery
11 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
12 22 (33.33%) BDD
12 22 (33.33%) Silverlight
13 21 (31.82%) Web Development
14 20 (30.30%) VB
15 19 (28.79%) VB.NET
15 19 (28.79%) CSS
16 17 (25.76%) WPF
16 17 (25.76%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (24.24%) Node.js
17 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET Web API
17 16 (24.24%) RESTful
17 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
17 16 (24.24%) NoSQL
17 16 (24.24%) Ruby
17 16 (24.24%) Scrum
17 16 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (22.73%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 16 (24.24%) Node.js
2 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 11 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (7.58%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Photoshop
2 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 6 (9.09%) MS Office
4 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) Internet
2 6 (9.09%) Intranet
3 5 (7.58%) Extranet
4 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (24.24%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (25.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 14 (21.21%) NUnit
4 13 (19.70%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (18.18%) Moq
6 6 (9.09%) MSTest
7 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.61%) Games
2 6 (9.09%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.52%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (86.36%) Developer
2 41 (62.12%) .NET Developer
3 17 (25.76%) C# Developer
3 17 (25.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (21.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.61%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Head of Development
8 4 (6.06%) Head of Software Development
8 4 (6.06%) Junior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Team Leader
8 4 (6.06%) Junior Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Junior
8 4 (6.06%) Graduate
9 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.03%) .NET Team Leader
9 2 (3.03%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (100.00%) .NET
2 61 (92.42%) ASP.NET
3 33 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (42.42%) HTML
5 27 (40.91%) jQuery
6 22 (33.33%) Silverlight
7 19 (28.79%) CSS
8 17 (25.76%) WPF
9 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (24.24%) RESTful
10 15 (22.73%) XML
10 15 (22.73%) Ajax
11 11 (16.67%) XSL
12 10 (15.15%) .NET Framework
13 7 (10.61%) NHibernate
13 7 (10.61%) HTML5
14 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 6 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
14 6 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
14 6 (9.09%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.12%) Mathematics
3 7 (10.61%) Physics
4 6 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (9.09%) N-Tier
5 5 (7.58%) iPhone
6 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.52%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 30 (45.45%) Windows
2 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.58%) Android
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (53.03%) MVC
3 31 (46.97%) TDD
4 28 (42.42%) Web Application Development
5 22 (33.33%) BDD
6 21 (31.82%) Web Development
7 16 (24.24%) Scrum
7 16 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (18.18%) Kanban
9 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
9 11 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 9 (13.64%) Web Design
10 9 (13.64%) Incident Management
11 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
12 6 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (7.58%) MVVM
13 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
13 5 (7.58%) Android Development
13 5 (7.58%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
3 20 (30.30%) VB
4 19 (28.79%) VB.NET
5 16 (24.24%) Ruby
6 10 (15.15%) SQL
7 3 (4.55%) C++
8 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Degree
2 7 (10.61%) PhD
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.03%) MCP
3 2 (3.03%) MCAD
3 2 (3.03%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
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