The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 33 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 35 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.30% 3.17% 3.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.46% 7.48% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 18
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
242 214 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 36.61% 42.38% 44.29%
Number of salaries quoted 170 185 205
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

WCF
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

WCF Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

WCF
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

WCF
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 28 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Gateshead - 6 £36,500 - 1
Sunderland - 1 £28,000 - 1
WCF
North East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 65 (100.00%) C#
2 59 (90.77%) .NET
3 57 (87.69%) ASP.NET
4 51 (78.46%) MVC
5 46 (70.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 44 (67.69%) TDD
7 39 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
7 39 (60.00%) Ninject
7 39 (60.00%) Web Application Development
8 38 (58.46%) SQL Server
9 28 (43.08%) Games
9 28 (43.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 28 (43.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 28 (43.08%) Mobile App
9 28 (43.08%) KnockoutJS
9 28 (43.08%) Node.js
9 28 (43.08%) Google
9 28 (43.08%) Android
9 28 (43.08%) iPhone
9 28 (43.08%) Domain-Driven Design
10 18 (27.69%) WPF
11 16 (24.62%) Scrum
12 15 (23.08%) Windows
13 14 (21.54%) .NET Framework
14 13 (20.00%) Computer Science
15 12 (18.46%) WinForms
15 12 (18.46%) XML
15 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (18.46%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (18.46%) MSTest

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Application Platforms
1 28 (43.08%) Node.js
2 6 (9.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (58.46%) SQL Server
2 28 (43.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (18.46%) MSTest
2 11 (16.92%) Rhino Mocks
2 11 (16.92%) Moq
2 11 (16.92%) NUnit
3 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (43.08%) Games
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (98.46%) Developer
2 49 (75.38%) .NET Developer
3 13 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 12 (18.46%) Junior Developer
4 12 (18.46%) Junior
4 12 (18.46%) Junior .NET Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Graduate
5 11 (16.92%) Software Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Graduate Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.31%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (10.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (9.23%) C++ Software Developer
8 6 (9.23%) C++ Developer
8 6 (9.23%) C++/C# Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Agile C# Developer
10 3 (4.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (90.77%) .NET
2 57 (87.69%) ASP.NET
3 46 (70.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (60.00%) Ninject
5 28 (43.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 28 (43.08%) KnockoutJS
6 18 (27.69%) WPF
7 14 (21.54%) .NET Framework
8 12 (18.46%) WinForms
8 12 (18.46%) XML
9 11 (16.92%) Castle Windsor
9 11 (16.92%) Unity DI Container
9 11 (16.92%) Spring.NET
10 10 (15.38%) Web Services
11 7 (10.77%) HTML
12 6 (9.23%) CSS
12 6 (9.23%) WF
13 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (4.62%) jQuery
14 3 (4.62%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (43.08%) Mobile App
1 28 (43.08%) iPhone
2 13 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (16.92%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.62%) Physics
5 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.54%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.08%) Android
2 15 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (78.46%) MVC
2 44 (67.69%) TDD
3 39 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
3 39 (60.00%) Web Application Development
4 28 (43.08%) Domain-Driven Design
5 16 (24.62%) Scrum
6 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (16.92%) MVVM
7 11 (16.92%) Kanban
8 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (9.23%) Migration
10 4 (6.15%) OO
10 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.62%) Test Scripting
11 3 (4.62%) Web Development
12 1 (1.54%) Integration Testing
12 1 (1.54%) SOA
12 1 (1.54%) OOP
12 1 (1.54%) ITIL
12 1 (1.54%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.85%) SQL
4 7 (10.77%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.77%) VB
4 7 (10.77%) VB.NET
5 6 (9.23%) C++
6 3 (4.62%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) Google
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
RMI International
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + pension, flexi, excellent pension
Posted: 8 days ago