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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 26 20
Permanent jobs citing WCF 0 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 3.39% 10.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.56% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 13
Average salary - £31,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
21 72 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 28.77% 61.02% 60.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19 66 74
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -24.05%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) VB Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) VB Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) VB6 Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) iSeries
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft