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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 50 62 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Permanent jobs citing WCF 27 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.86% 1.32% 4.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.03% 3.54% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 23
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,700 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £36,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
299 254 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 42.71% 37.13% 43.45%
Number of salaries quoted 273 224 231
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 28 January 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Sheffield

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 51 (100.00%) C#
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (96.08%) ASP.NET
3 43 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (60.78%) MVC
5 27 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (50.98%) TDD
7 23 (45.10%) Web Application Development
8 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
9 20 (39.22%) .NET Framework
10 18 (35.29%) Scrum
10 18 (35.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 17 (33.33%) BDD
11 17 (33.33%) NoSQL
11 17 (33.33%) Node.js
11 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (33.33%) Ruby
11 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 17 (33.33%) RESTful
12 16 (31.37%) Degree
12 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (25.49%) WinForms
14 13 (25.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (25.49%) WPF
14 13 (25.49%) Silverlight
15 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 17 (33.33%) Node.js
2 12 (23.53%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (25.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database
5 12 (23.53%) Oracle9i Database
5 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.76%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (11.76%) NUnit
3 4 (7.84%) JIRA
4 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.96%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 51 (100.00%) Developer
2 36 (70.59%) .NET Developer
3 14 (27.45%) C# Developer
4 12 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 12 (23.53%) C# Software Developer
5 11 (21.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (21.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Agile C# Developer
7 4 (7.84%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (96.08%) ASP.NET
3 27 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (39.22%) .NET Framework
5 18 (35.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 17 (33.33%) RESTful
6 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 13 (25.49%) WPF
8 13 (25.49%) Silverlight
8 13 (25.49%) WinForms
9 10 (19.61%) HTML
9 10 (19.61%) CSS
10 9 (17.65%) XML
11 6 (11.76%) NHibernate
11 6 (11.76%) MonoRail
11 6 (11.76%) Web Services
11 6 (11.76%) Castle Windsor
12 5 (9.80%) jQuery
13 4 (7.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Tandem
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (60.78%) MVC
3 26 (50.98%) TDD
4 23 (45.10%) Web Application Development
5 18 (35.29%) Scrum
6 17 (33.33%) BDD
7 4 (7.84%) Web Development
7 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (33.33%) Ruby
3 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.65%) SQL
5 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) Oracle
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