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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 66 48 64
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.33% 4.18% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 9.68% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 30 8
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
241 310 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 39.31% 43.24% 36.63%
Number of salaries quoted 223 270 220
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (50.00%) CMS
6 9 (37.50%) XSLT
7 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 6 (25.00%) MVC
9 5 (20.83%) Law
9 5 (20.83%) HTML
9 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
9 5 (20.83%) Web Services
10 4 (16.67%) TDD
10 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (16.67%) SQL
10 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
10 4 (16.67%) CSS
11 3 (12.50%) OO
11 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 3 (12.50%) SEO
11 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (12.50%) Mercurial
11 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (12.50%) Sitecore
11 3 (12.50%) Subversion
11 3 (12.50%) JIRA
11 3 (12.50%) BDD

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (50.00%) CMS
2 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 3 (12.50%) Mercurial
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
2 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.17%) MSTest
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) WiX
General
1 5 (20.83%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (95.83%) .NET Developer
3 22 (91.67%) C# Developer
4 21 (87.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Developer
6 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (41.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (4.17%) HTML Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Junior
8 1 (4.17%) Junior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Junior C# Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 9 (37.50%) XSLT
4 5 (20.83%) HTML
4 5 (20.83%) Web Services
5 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) LINQ
6 2 (8.33%) RESTful
7 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (4.17%) Autofac
7 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
7 1 (4.17%) CSS3
7 1 (4.17%) Ember.js
7 1 (4.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 6 (25.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) BDD
5 3 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (12.50%) SEO
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) Case Management
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Kanban
7 1 (4.17%) MVVM
7 1 (4.17%) OOD
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCSD
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.50%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.17%) Twitter