The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 18 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 12 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 7.74% 11.43% 14.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.63% 24.62% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 15
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
Lancashire

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 Preston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
82 65 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 52.90% 46.43% 44.86%
Number of salaries quoted 63 63 46
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

WCF
Salary Trend in Preston

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

WCF Salary Trend in Preston

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 22 (100.00%) C#
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) jQuery
2 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
3 16 (72.73%) CSS
3 16 (72.73%) HTML
3 16 (72.73%) .NET Framework
4 15 (68.18%) Web Application Development
4 15 (68.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 15 (68.18%) LINQ
4 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (68.18%) SQL
4 15 (68.18%) VB.NET
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
8 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 1 (4.55%) SOAP
9 1 (4.55%) Web Services
9 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
9 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 1 (4.55%) MVC
9 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.55%) HTML5
9 1 (4.55%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (4.55%) REST

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) PrintSoft PReS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (95.45%) C# Developer
3 16 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 16 (72.73%) C# .NET Developer
3 16 (72.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (68.18%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (68.18%) VB.NET Developer
4 15 (68.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) jQuery
2 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
3 16 (72.73%) CSS
3 16 (72.73%) HTML
3 16 (72.73%) .NET Framework
4 15 (68.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 15 (68.18%) LINQ
5 1 (4.55%) SOAP
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Web Application Development
2 1 (4.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) VB.NET
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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