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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 27 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.27% 6.47% 8.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.08% 14.06% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 11
Median salary - £45,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +47.54%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
49 64 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 55.68% 46.04% 44.78%
Number of salaries quoted 41 46 53
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 July 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (87.50%) MongoDB
2 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 7 (87.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (87.50%) SDLC
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Web Development
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) VB6
2 7 (87.50%) OO
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) OOD
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) VB
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API

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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) MongoDB
2 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Web Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Web Developer
3 5 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
4 4 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) OO
2 7 (87.50%) OOD
2 7 (87.50%) SDLC
2 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Web Development
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) VB
2 7 (87.50%) VB6
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft