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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 21 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 19 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 11.73% 6.13% 5.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.39% 9.62% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 14
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £25,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £36,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
98 104 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 60.49% 63.80% 56.20%
Number of salaries quoted 94 101 135
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £35,000 £39,850
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 29 August 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Stockport

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 53 (100.00%) C#
2 49 (92.45%) .NET
3 34 (64.15%) SQL Server
3 34 (64.15%) OO
4 28 (52.83%) CSS
4 28 (52.83%) HTML
4 28 (52.83%) .NET Framework
5 27 (50.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 26 (49.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (45.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (43.40%) LINQ
9 20 (37.74%) ASP.NET
10 19 (35.85%) Web Services
11 18 (33.96%) SQL
11 18 (33.96%) MVC
12 17 (32.08%) OOD
12 17 (32.08%) WPF
13 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
13 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (28.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (28.30%) jQuery
15 14 (26.42%) VB.NET
16 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
17 12 (22.64%) ADO.NET
17 12 (22.64%) TDD
17 12 (22.64%) NUnit
17 12 (22.64%) Unit Testing
17 12 (22.64%) Mathematics
17 12 (22.64%) Physics
17 12 (22.64%) Computer Science

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (64.15%) SQL Server
2 26 (49.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (45.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (22.64%) Moq
2 12 (22.64%) NUnit
General
1 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (90.57%) Developer
2 41 (77.36%) C# Developer
3 39 (73.58%) .NET Developer
3 39 (73.58%) C# .NET Developer
4 25 (47.17%) Software Developer
5 17 (32.08%) Senior Developer
6 16 (30.19%) Lead Developer
7 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (28.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (28.30%) Senior C# Developer
7 15 (28.30%) Senior .NET Developer
7 15 (28.30%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (22.64%) C# Software Developer
8 12 (22.64%) .NET Software Developer
9 11 (20.75%) .NET Software Engineer
9 11 (20.75%) C# Software Engineer
9 11 (20.75%) Software Engineer
10 5 (9.43%) Team Leader
11 3 (5.66%) Support Team Leader
11 3 (5.66%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (92.45%) .NET
2 28 (52.83%) HTML
2 28 (52.83%) CSS
2 28 (52.83%) .NET Framework
3 27 (50.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 23 (43.40%) LINQ
5 20 (37.74%) ASP.NET
6 19 (35.85%) Web Services
7 17 (32.08%) WPF
8 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (28.30%) jQuery
10 12 (22.64%) ADO.NET
11 11 (20.75%) Ninject
12 4 (7.55%) Windows Identity Foundation
12 4 (7.55%) WinForms
13 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 1 (1.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Mathematics
1 12 (22.64%) Physics
1 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.32%) Statistics
2 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) OO
2 18 (33.96%) MVC
3 17 (32.08%) OOD
4 12 (22.64%) TDD
4 12 (22.64%) Unit Testing
5 11 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (20.75%) Automated Testing
5 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
5 11 (20.75%) SOA
6 6 (11.32%) Web Development
7 5 (9.43%) Web Design
8 3 (5.66%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.77%) Scrum
9 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.77%) MVVM
10 1 (1.89%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (1.89%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (33.96%) SQL
3 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
4 14 (26.42%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.55%) C++
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle
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