The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 26 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 8 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 6.15% 1.45% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.90% 5.00% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Median salary £40,000 £33,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £33,000 £34,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +8.12%

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
62 20 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 47.69% 28.99% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 55 19 48
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Preston region with a requirement for WCF.

1 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (63.16%) RESTful
4 12 (63.16%) Web Services
4 12 (63.16%) Windows
5 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
5 11 (57.89%) SQL
5 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
6 10 (52.63%) SOAP
6 10 (52.63%) .NET Framework
7 9 (47.37%) Ajax
7 9 (47.37%) HTML
7 9 (47.37%) CSS
8 8 (42.11%) VB
8 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
8 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (42.11%) Mainframe
8 8 (42.11%) AS400
8 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (42.11%) Finance
8 8 (42.11%) Advertising
8 8 (42.11%) VB6
8 8 (42.11%) iSeries
8 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
8 8 (42.11%) SDLC
9 7 (36.84%) MVC
10 6 (31.58%) Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
2 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.26%) Redis
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (42.11%) Advertising
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Analyst Programmer
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Programmer
2 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Analyst Programmer
2 8 (42.11%) C# Programmer
2 8 (42.11%) Programmer
2 8 (42.11%) VB Analyst Programmer
2 8 (42.11%) VB Programmer
2 8 (42.11%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
2 8 (42.11%) VB6 Programmer
3 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 12 (63.16%) RESTful
3 12 (63.16%) Web Services
4 10 (52.63%) .NET Framework
4 10 (52.63%) SOAP
5 9 (47.37%) Ajax
5 9 (47.37%) CSS
5 9 (47.37%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (31.58%) Entity Framework
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (21.05%) Code First Entity Framework
8 4 (21.05%) Node.js
8 4 (21.05%) WinForms
8 4 (21.05%) WPF
8 4 (21.05%) XML
9 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET
9 3 (15.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) AS400
1 8 (42.11%) iSeries
1 8 (42.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) SDLC
3 7 (36.84%) MVC
4 6 (31.58%) Web Application Development
5 4 (21.05%) BDD
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (21.05%) MVVM
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Kanban
7 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.26%) Parallel Computing
7 1 (5.26%) QA Automation
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) VB
3 8 (42.11%) VB6
4 4 (21.05%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft