The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 9 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 21.28% - 7.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.25% - 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 6
Average salary £42,500 - £29,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 - £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
Manchester

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 Rochdale region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
32 1 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 68.09% 6.67% 36.25%
Number of salaries quoted 32 0 29
Average salary £45,000 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 - £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £43,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Rochdale region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

WCF
Salary Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Rochdale region.

WCF Salary Trend in Rochdale

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) Internet
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Coaching
2 10 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 10 (71.43%) SpecFlow
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (71.43%) Line Management
2 10 (71.43%) Mentoring
2 10 (71.43%) Billing
2 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Marketing
2 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 10 (71.43%) Refactoring
2 10 (71.43%) Selenium
2 10 (71.43%) LINQ
2 10 (71.43%) Time Management
2 10 (71.43%) OWASP
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (71.43%) MSTest
2 10 (71.43%) BDD
2 10 (71.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 10 (71.43%) LINQ to SQL
2 10 (71.43%) REST
2 10 (71.43%) TDD
2 10 (71.43%) Pair Programming
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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.

Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Internet
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) SpecFlow
1 10 (71.43%) Selenium
1 10 (71.43%) MSTest
2 8 (57.14%) NUnit
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (71.43%) Billing
1 10 (71.43%) Marketing
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Systems Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 10 (71.43%) LINQ
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (71.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 10 (71.43%) LINQ to SQL
2 10 (71.43%) REST
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 10 (71.43%) SOAP
2 10 (71.43%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Coaching
2 10 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 10 (71.43%) Line Management
2 10 (71.43%) Mentoring
2 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Refactoring
2 10 (71.43%) Time Management
2 10 (71.43%) OWASP
2 10 (71.43%) BDD
2 10 (71.43%) TDD
2 10 (71.43%) Pair Programming
2 10 (71.43%) UML
2 10 (71.43%) OO
2 10 (71.43%) OOD
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 4 (28.57%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCP
1 2 (14.29%) MCSD
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft