The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Rochdale region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 10 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 11 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 20.75% 9.52% 6.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.31% 28.57% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 5
Average salary £39,500 £33,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.69% +13.79%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
26 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 49.06% 33.33% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 23
Average salary £39,500 £33,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.69% +13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £19,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £41,500 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
Manchester

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 25 July 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) Internet
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) Pair Programming
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) UML
2 9 (81.82%) OO
2 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (81.82%) OOD
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) SOAP
2 9 (81.82%) Web Services
2 9 (81.82%) Billing
2 9 (81.82%) Software Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Marketing
2 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
2 9 (81.82%) Refactoring
2 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) LINQ
2 9 (81.82%) Time Management
2 9 (81.82%) OWASP
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Selenium
1 9 (81.82%) MSTest
1 9 (81.82%) SpecFlow
2 7 (63.64%) NUnit
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
1 9 (81.82%) Billing
1 9 (81.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Systems Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Systems Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) SOAP
2 9 (81.82%) Web Services
2 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
2 9 (81.82%) LINQ
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (81.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 9 (81.82%) LINQ to SQL
2 9 (81.82%) REST
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) UML
1 9 (81.82%) OO
1 9 (81.82%) OOD
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) TDD
1 9 (81.82%) Pair Programming
1 9 (81.82%) Software Testing
1 9 (81.82%) Refactoring
1 9 (81.82%) Time Management
1 9 (81.82%) OWASP
1 9 (81.82%) BDD
1 9 (81.82%) Test Strategy
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
2 2 (18.18%) Kanban
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSD
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £40,500 to £44,500 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago