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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 23 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 18 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 11.39% 3.90% 7.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.65% 6.38% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 18
Average salary £42,500 £30,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% +3.38%
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
102 94 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 64.56% 61.04% 57.93%
Number of salaries quoted 95 90 147
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 57 (100.00%) C#
2 53 (92.98%) .NET
3 36 (63.16%) OO
4 35 (61.40%) SQL Server
5 33 (57.89%) CSS
5 33 (57.89%) HTML
5 33 (57.89%) .NET Framework
6 29 (50.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 28 (49.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (45.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 26 (45.61%) ASP.NET
9 24 (42.11%) MVC
10 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
10 22 (38.60%) LINQ
10 22 (38.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (35.09%) WPF
11 20 (35.09%) SQL
12 18 (31.58%) Web Services
12 18 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (31.58%) jQuery
13 16 (28.07%) OOD
14 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
14 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (26.32%) TDD
15 13 (22.81%) VB.NET
16 11 (19.30%) ADO.NET
16 11 (19.30%) SOA
16 11 (19.30%) NUnit
16 11 (19.30%) Degree
16 11 (19.30%) Mathematics

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (7.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (61.40%) SQL Server
2 28 (49.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (45.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (19.30%) Moq
2 11 (19.30%) NUnit
General
1 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (85.96%) Developer
2 42 (73.68%) C# Developer
3 40 (70.18%) .NET Developer
3 40 (70.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 24 (42.11%) Software Developer
5 20 (35.09%) Senior Developer
6 18 (31.58%) Lead Developer
6 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (31.58%) Senior C# Developer
6 18 (31.58%) Senior .NET Developer
6 18 (31.58%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (31.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (19.30%) C# Software Developer
7 11 (19.30%) .NET Software Engineer
7 11 (19.30%) .NET Software Developer
7 11 (19.30%) C# Software Engineer
7 11 (19.30%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Applications Architect
8 4 (7.02%) Team Leader
8 4 (7.02%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (92.98%) .NET
2 33 (57.89%) HTML
2 33 (57.89%) CSS
2 33 (57.89%) .NET Framework
3 29 (50.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 26 (45.61%) ASP.NET
5 22 (38.60%) LINQ
5 22 (38.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (35.09%) WPF
7 18 (31.58%) Web Services
7 18 (31.58%) jQuery
8 11 (19.30%) Ninject
8 11 (19.30%) ADO.NET
9 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (7.02%) WinForms
10 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (7.02%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (7.02%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Mathematics
1 11 (19.30%) Physics
1 11 (19.30%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.77%) Statistics
4 4 (7.02%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (63.16%) OO
2 24 (42.11%) MVC
3 16 (28.07%) OOD
4 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (26.32%) TDD
5 11 (19.30%) Automated Testing
5 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
5 11 (19.30%) SOA
5 11 (19.30%) Unit Testing
5 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.77%) Web Development
8 4 (7.02%) Web Design
8 4 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (7.02%) Line Management
8 4 (7.02%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (3.51%) Scrum
10 2 (3.51%) MVVM
10 2 (3.51%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
3 20 (35.09%) SQL
4 13 (22.81%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.02%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle
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