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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 22 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 4 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.88% 9.40% 11.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.70% 21.15% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 13
Average salary £42,500 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £30,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
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
46 52 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 44.66% 44.44% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 27 48 70
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £49,000
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 5 May 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) SOAP
5 4 (50.00%) Web Services
6 3 (37.50%) MVC
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
6 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (25.00%) JSON
7 2 (25.00%) LINQ
7 2 (25.00%) HTML5
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 2 (25.00%) REST
7 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (25.00%) XML
7 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (25.00%) OO

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (37.50%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (37.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (25.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) SOAP
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 2 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (25.00%) LINQ
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (25.00%) REST
6 2 (25.00%) XML
7 1 (12.50%) XSLT
7 1 (12.50%) XHTML
7 1 (12.50%) Ajax
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) B2B
2 2 (25.00%) B2C
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
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