The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 14 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 7.04% 11.73% 6.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.87% 19.39% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 10
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +18.05%
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 Stockport region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
83 98 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 41.71% 60.49% 63.80%
Number of salaries quoted 82 94 101
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,850 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

WCF
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

WCF Salary Trend in Stockport

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 22 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 21 (95.45%) ASP.NET
2 21 (95.45%) MVC
3 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (63.64%) HTML
4 14 (63.64%) WPF
5 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 12 (54.55%) CSS
5 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
6 11 (50.00%) Windows
7 10 (45.45%) .NET Framework
7 10 (45.45%) Entity Framework
8 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (40.91%) jQuery
8 9 (40.91%) OO
9 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 8 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (36.36%) WinForms
10 7 (31.82%) TDD
10 7 (31.82%) NUnit
10 7 (31.82%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (31.82%) HTML5
10 7 (31.82%) SQL
10 7 (31.82%) Scrum
10 7 (31.82%) MSTest
10 7 (31.82%) Ninject
11 6 (27.27%) Razor View Engine
11 6 (27.27%) Castle Windsor
11 6 (27.27%) Web Application Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Intranet
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (31.82%) MSTest
2 7 (31.82%) NUnit
3 6 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (27.27%) Moq
4 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 17 (77.27%) .NET Developer
3 9 (40.91%) C# Developer
3 9 (40.91%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (31.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (31.82%) Senior C# Developer
4 7 (31.82%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (31.82%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (31.82%) Senior Developer
4 7 (31.82%) Lead Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
1 21 (95.45%) ASP.NET
2 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (63.64%) WPF
3 14 (63.64%) HTML
4 12 (54.55%) CSS
5 10 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 10 (45.45%) Entity Framework
6 9 (40.91%) jQuery
7 8 (36.36%) WinForms
8 7 (31.82%) HTML5
8 7 (31.82%) Ninject
9 6 (27.27%) Razor View Engine
9 6 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
9 6 (27.27%) Castle Windsor
9 6 (27.27%) Spring.NET
9 6 (27.27%) LINQ
10 4 (18.18%) Web Services
11 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (13.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) MVC
2 9 (40.91%) OO
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) TDD
3 7 (31.82%) Scrum
3 7 (31.82%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (27.27%) MVVM
4 6 (27.27%) Kanban
4 6 (27.27%) Web Application Development
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) System Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.55%) Change Control
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Wonderware
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