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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 20 39 22
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Permanent jobs citing WCF 56 15 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.52% 3.41% 9.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.13% 7.50% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 55 15 50
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £31,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
265 200 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 45.07% 45.45% 52.28%
Number of salaries quoted 239 181 243
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 December 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 December 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 +9 34 £39,250 +12.14% 1
Gateshead -4 20 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Sunderland -1 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
WCF
North East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 89 (98.89%) C#
2 79 (87.78%) .NET
3 67 (74.44%) SQL Server
4 65 (72.22%) ASP.NET
5 54 (60.00%) MVC
6 49 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (46.67%) SQL
9 36 (40.00%) T-SQL
9 36 (40.00%) XML
10 35 (38.89%) .NET Framework
11 34 (37.78%) TDD
12 33 (36.67%) Web Services
13 32 (35.56%) Team Foundation Server
14 31 (34.44%) C++
15 30 (33.33%) Web Application Development
16 29 (32.22%) BizTalk Server
17 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
17 24 (26.67%) Node.js
18 23 (25.56%) HTML
19 21 (23.33%) CSS
19 21 (23.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 20 (22.22%) WPF
21 19 (21.11%) Git (software)
22 18 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
22 18 (20.00%) JavaScript
22 18 (20.00%) MS Excel
23 17 (18.89%) Ninject
24 16 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API
24 16 (17.78%) Migration

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 29 (32.22%) BizTalk Server
2 24 (26.67%) Node.js
3 5 (5.56%) IIS
4 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (74.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.44%) NoSQL
3 12 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.44%) MySQL
7 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 32 (35.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (21.11%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.89%) MSTest
4 7 (7.78%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (7.78%) Moq
4 7 (7.78%) NUnit
4 7 (7.78%) Subversion
5 6 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 6 (6.67%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (12.22%) Games
2 8 (8.89%) German Language
3 3 (3.33%) Finance
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (95.56%) Developer
2 56 (62.22%) .NET Developer
3 35 (38.89%) C# Developer
4 18 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (18.89%) Software Developer
5 17 (18.89%) C# Software Developer
6 10 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
6 10 (11.11%) C++ Developer
6 10 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
7 9 (10.00%) Junior
7 9 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) Junior Developer
7 9 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
8 8 (8.89%) Graduate Developer
8 8 (8.89%) .NET Software Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 8 (8.89%) C# Software Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) Graduate
9 4 (4.44%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (87.78%) .NET
2 65 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 45 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (40.00%) XML
5 35 (38.89%) .NET Framework
6 33 (36.67%) Web Services
7 23 (25.56%) HTML
8 21 (23.33%) CSS
8 21 (23.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 20 (22.22%) WPF
10 17 (18.89%) Ninject
11 16 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (15.56%) RESTful
13 12 (13.33%) jQuery
14 11 (12.22%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (12.22%) WinForms
14 11 (12.22%) Ajax
15 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 8 (8.89%) Spring.NET
16 8 (8.89%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) iPhone
1 10 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.78%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (7.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.22%) Windows
2 10 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (60.00%) MVC
2 49 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (37.78%) TDD
4 30 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 18 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
6 16 (17.78%) Migration
7 15 (16.67%) Scrum
8 13 (14.44%) Software Engineering
8 13 (14.44%) MVVM
8 13 (14.44%) BDD
9 10 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
10 8 (8.89%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.89%) PRINCE2
11 7 (7.78%) ITIL
11 7 (7.78%) Kanban
11 7 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (6.67%) Time Management
12 6 (6.67%) Analytics
12 6 (6.67%) Project Management
12 6 (6.67%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (98.89%) C#
2 42 (46.67%) SQL
3 36 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 31 (34.44%) C++
5 18 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (14.44%) Ruby
7 10 (11.11%) Java
8 9 (10.00%) VB
9 6 (6.67%) VB.NET
9 6 (6.67%) VB6
10 4 (4.44%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.67%) Sun Certification
3 5 (5.56%) Degree
4 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.11%) MCTS
5 1 (1.11%) MCP
5 1 (1.11%) MCAD
5 1 (1.11%) MCSD
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) Google
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.11%) SAP
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sunderland
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Gateshead
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Gateshead
Spectrum IT
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago