The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 18 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 2.78% - 11.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% - 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Average salary £50,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Salford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 40 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 45.83% 52.63% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 30 37 13
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

WCF
Salary Trend in Salford

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

WCF Salary Trend in Salford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore