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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 3 -
Permanent jobs citing WCF 0 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale - 28.57% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 42.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
13 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 41.94% 67.86% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 21
Average salary £48,000 £37,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% +29.31%
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 27 November 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) Internet
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Coaching
2 8 (66.67%) LINQ
2 8 (66.67%) Time Management
2 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 8 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (66.67%) Line Management
2 8 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 8 (66.67%) OWASP
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (66.67%) MSTest
2 8 (66.67%) BDD
2 8 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 8 (66.67%) LINQ to SQL
2 8 (66.67%) REST
2 8 (66.67%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 8 (66.67%) NUnit
2 8 (66.67%) Billing
2 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Marketing
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 8 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) Finance

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Internet
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) NUnit
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
1 8 (66.67%) MSTest
1 8 (66.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
1 8 (66.67%) Billing
1 8 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) SOAP
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 8 (66.67%) LINQ
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 8 (66.67%) LINQ to SQL
2 8 (66.67%) REST
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Coaching
2 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 8 (66.67%) Line Management
2 8 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 8 (66.67%) OWASP
2 8 (66.67%) BDD
2 8 (66.67%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 8 (66.67%) Time Management
2 8 (66.67%) UML
2 8 (66.67%) OO
2 8 (66.67%) OOD
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Kanban
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft