The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Helens region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 7 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 5.26% 14.29% 4.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 25.00% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +13.20%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
Merseyside

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 St Helens region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
St Helens
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
8 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 42.11% 57.14% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 11
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in St Helens

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in St Helens

WCF
Salary Trend in St Helens

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

WCF Salary Trend in St Helens

WCF
Top 14 Related IT Skills in St Helens

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the St Helens 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in St Helens by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the St Helens 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET