The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 56 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 25 10 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.36% 2.26% 5.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.31% 6.10% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 36
Average salary £35,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.89% -1.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
WCF
South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
301 164 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 40.40% 37.10% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 266 149 260
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

WCF
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

WCF Salary Trend in Sheffield

WCF
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Sheffield

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 37 (100.00%) C#
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (86.49%) ASP.NET
3 24 (64.86%) MVC
4 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
6 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
6 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (48.65%) TDD
8 16 (43.24%) Scrum
9 15 (40.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (37.84%) SQL
10 14 (37.84%) HTML
10 14 (37.84%) CSS
11 13 (35.14%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
12 12 (32.43%) T-SQL
13 11 (29.73%) Web Application Development
14 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (27.03%) Web Services
15 9 (24.32%) NHibernate
15 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (24.32%) jQuery
15 9 (24.32%) Silverlight
16 8 (21.62%) Tandem
16 8 (21.62%) NUnit
16 8 (21.62%) XML
16 8 (21.62%) SharePoint

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (40.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (35.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
8 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) NUnit
1 8 (21.62%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) Selenium
2 3 (8.11%) MSBuild
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 37 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (59.46%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.92%) C# Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Web Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Software Developer
5 5 (13.51%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) CRM Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.70%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (86.49%) ASP.NET
3 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (37.84%) HTML
4 14 (37.84%) CSS
5 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
6 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 10 (27.03%) Web Services
7 9 (24.32%) NHibernate
7 9 (24.32%) jQuery
7 9 (24.32%) Silverlight
8 8 (21.62%) XML
8 8 (21.62%) Castle Windsor
8 8 (21.62%) MonoRail
9 7 (18.92%) SOAP
10 6 (16.22%) WinForms
11 5 (13.51%) WPF
11 5 (13.51%) Ajax
11 5 (13.51%) REST
11 5 (13.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Tandem
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) MVC
2 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (48.65%) TDD
4 16 (43.24%) Scrum
5 11 (29.73%) Web Application Development
6 5 (13.51%) Web Development
7 4 (10.81%) Quality Management
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.11%) CRM
8 3 (8.11%) Workflow
8 3 (8.11%) BDD
9 1 (2.70%) SOA
9 1 (2.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
3 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 12 (32.43%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.11%) Ruby
5 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) VB6
6 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
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