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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 20 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.63% 10.20% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% 19.23% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 3
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -35.78%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
33 78 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 43.42% 53.06% 56.04%
Number of salaries quoted 23 75 51
Average salary £28,500 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £57,500
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 27 March 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%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
3 12 (85.71%) C#
4 10 (71.43%) SQL
4 10 (71.43%) jQuery
5 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
6 8 (57.14%) SOAP
6 8 (57.14%) Web Services
7 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
8 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
9 5 (35.71%) XML
9 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
10 4 (28.57%) UML
10 4 (28.57%) Finance
10 4 (28.57%) Ajax
10 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (28.57%) LINQ
10 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
11 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (21.43%) REST
11 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
11 3 (21.43%) HTML5
12 2 (14.29%) Relational Database

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
1 12 (85.71%) .NET Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
5 3 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (14.29%) Programmer
6 2 (14.29%) Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) C# Programmer
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
3 10 (71.43%) jQuery
4 8 (57.14%) SOAP
4 8 (57.14%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 5 (35.71%) XML
7 4 (28.57%) Ajax
7 4 (28.57%) LINQ
7 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (21.43%) REST
8 3 (21.43%) HTML5
9 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET
10 1 (7.14%) XSL
10 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) UML
1 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) MVC
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) TDD
2 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
2 1 (7.14%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
5 2 (14.29%) VB6
5 2 (14.29%) VB
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
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