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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 15 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 2.94% 26.47% 10.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 42.86% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 5
Average salary £52,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
5 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 14.71% 61.76% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 16
Average salary £43,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 23 January 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) MSTest
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) LINQ
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (50.00%) MSTest
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) WF
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (25.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) OWASP
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
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