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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 5.56% 3.53% 8.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.04% 6.67% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 13
Median salary £37,500 - £30,500
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
46 45 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 42.59% 52.94% 59.59%
Number of salaries quoted 42 39 68
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 September 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%) .NET Framework
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) MVVM
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
3 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (50.00%) Node.js
3 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 4 (50.00%) WPF
3 4 (50.00%) WinForms
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery

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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Advertising
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Web Developer
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Web Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
3 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (50.00%) Node.js
3 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 4 (50.00%) WinForms
3 4 (50.00%) WPF
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) MVVM
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) OOD
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) VB6
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft