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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 22 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 5.77% 8.84% 12.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 16.46% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 16
Average salary £45,000 £30,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.54% -14.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £27,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £34,100 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
51 79 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 49.04% 53.74% 44.93%
Number of salaries quoted 43 61 60
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 1 September 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (92.86%) jQuery
3 12 (85.71%) MVC
4 10 (71.43%) CSS
4 10 (71.43%) HTML
4 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
5 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
5 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
6 7 (50.00%) XML
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 6 (42.86%) B2B
7 6 (42.86%) B2C
7 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
7 6 (42.86%) Ajax
7 6 (42.86%) JSON
8 5 (35.71%) Umbraco
8 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (35.71%) Web Development
8 5 (35.71%) XHTML
8 5 (35.71%) CMS
8 5 (35.71%) SQL
8 5 (35.71%) XSLT
8 5 (35.71%) SOAP
8 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
9 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
9 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET
9 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) CMS
1 5 (35.71%) Umbraco
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Web Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) C# Web Developer
4 4 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) jQuery
3 10 (71.43%) CSS
3 10 (71.43%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
5 7 (50.00%) XML
6 6 (42.86%) JSON
6 6 (42.86%) Ajax
7 5 (35.71%) XSLT
7 5 (35.71%) XHTML
7 5 (35.71%) SOAP
8 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET
8 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
8 4 (28.57%) LINQ
9 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (21.43%) Web Services
10 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
10 1 (7.14%) LINQ to SQL
10 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 6 (42.86%) B2B
3 6 (42.86%) B2C
3 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) Web Development
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Web Application Development
7 1 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) Workflow
7 1 (7.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) VB6
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VBScript
5 1 (7.14%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
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