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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 19 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 21 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 11.86% 3.14% 8.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.79% 5.21% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 22
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £25,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
101 96 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 57.06% 60.38% 58.74%
Number of salaries quoted 91 88 151
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,350 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Stockport

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 48 (100.00%) C#
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (70.83%) ASP.NET
3 33 (68.75%) HTML
4 32 (66.67%) MVC
5 31 (64.58%) .NET Framework
5 31 (64.58%) CSS
6 29 (60.42%) OO
7 28 (58.33%) JavaScript
8 27 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
10 22 (45.83%) SQL
10 22 (45.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (43.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 20 (41.67%) WPF
13 18 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (37.50%) jQuery
13 18 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
14 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
15 15 (31.25%) TDD
16 13 (27.08%) Web Services
17 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
18 10 (20.83%) HTML5
18 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
18 10 (20.83%) LINQ
18 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
19 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
19 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 8 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
19 8 (16.67%) Inversion of Control

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 22 (45.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.25%) Moq
2 3 (6.25%) NUnit
3 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) Developer
2 32 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 32 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 30 (62.50%) .NET Developer
4 20 (41.67%) Senior Developer
5 19 (39.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (37.50%) Senior C# Developer
6 18 (37.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 18 (37.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (37.50%) Lead Developer
6 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (29.17%) Software Developer
8 8 (16.67%) Lead Architect
8 8 (16.67%) .NET Architect
8 8 (16.67%) Applications Architect
8 8 (16.67%) Architect
9 7 (14.58%) Software Engineer
9 7 (14.58%) C# Software Engineer
9 7 (14.58%) .NET Software Engineer
10 5 (10.42%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (70.83%) ASP.NET
3 33 (68.75%) HTML
4 31 (64.58%) .NET Framework
4 31 (64.58%) CSS
5 27 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (43.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 20 (41.67%) WPF
8 18 (37.50%) jQuery
9 13 (27.08%) Web Services
10 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (20.83%) HTML5
11 10 (20.83%) LINQ
12 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 7 (14.58%) Ninject
14 3 (6.25%) ADO.NET
15 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.33%) Statistics
4 3 (6.25%) User Experience
4 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.25%) Physics
4 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) MVC
2 29 (60.42%) OO
3 15 (31.25%) TDD
4 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
4 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
5 8 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.58%) OOD
6 7 (14.58%) SOA
6 7 (14.58%) Automated Testing
6 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.33%) Web Development
7 4 (8.33%) Web Design
7 4 (8.33%) Line Management
8 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Scrum
9 2 (4.17%) Coaching
9 2 (4.17%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 22 (45.83%) SQL
4 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 7 (14.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
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