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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 8 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 11 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 25.00% 9.62% 10.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.83% 25.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 2
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +19.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
23 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 52.27% 38.46% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 5
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 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 23 (100.00%) .NET
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) Scrum
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (100.00%) TDD
1 23 (100.00%) Selenium
1 23 (100.00%) LINQ
1 23 (100.00%) Kanban
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 19 (82.61%) Castle Windsor
2 19 (82.61%) Scrum-ban
2 19 (82.61%) Rhino Mocks
2 19 (82.61%) Cucumber
2 19 (82.61%) BDD
2 19 (82.61%) NUnit
2 19 (82.61%) Lucene
2 19 (82.61%) NHibernate
2 19 (82.61%) MVC
2 19 (82.61%) OO
2 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (82.61%) Web Application Development
2 19 (82.61%) Lucene.Net
2 19 (82.61%) Advertising
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (100.00%) Selenium
2 19 (82.61%) Rhino Mocks
2 19 (82.61%) Cucumber
2 19 (82.61%) NUnit
3 4 (17.39%) SpecFlow
3 4 (17.39%) MSTest
General
1 19 (82.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (82.61%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 23 (100.00%) LINQ
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 19 (82.61%) Castle Windsor
2 19 (82.61%) Lucene.Net
2 19 (82.61%) Lucene
2 19 (82.61%) NHibernate
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
3 4 (17.39%) WF
3 4 (17.39%) jQuery
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Scrum
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (100.00%) TDD
1 23 (100.00%) Kanban
2 19 (82.61%) BDD
2 19 (82.61%) Scrum-ban
2 19 (82.61%) Web Application Development
2 19 (82.61%) OO
2 19 (82.61%) MVC
3 4 (17.39%) Workflow
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft