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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 29 27 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 52 55 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.54% 9.20% 4.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.62% 17.52% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 51 55 27
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
265 314 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 48.62% 52.51% 48.11%
Number of salaries quoted 240 271 264
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,983 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 38 £37,500 - 10
Gateshead -4 10 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Sunderland +9 3 £40,000 +6.66%
WCF
North East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for WCF.

1 74 (100.00%) .NET
2 66 (89.19%) ASP.NET
3 63 (85.14%) MVC
3 63 (85.14%) C#
4 61 (82.43%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (78.38%) SQL Server
6 49 (66.22%) .NET Framework
6 49 (66.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (56.76%) Entity Framework
8 39 (52.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 33 (44.59%) JavaScript
10 29 (39.19%) RESTful
10 29 (39.19%) Node.js
10 29 (39.19%) Web Application Development
11 28 (37.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 28 (37.84%) Git (software)
11 28 (37.84%) TDD
11 28 (37.84%) Ruby
12 27 (36.49%) BDD
12 27 (36.49%) SQL Server 2014
13 26 (35.14%) Code First Entity Framework
13 26 (35.14%) NoSQL
13 26 (35.14%) SQL
14 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
15 21 (28.38%) WPF
16 18 (24.32%) AngularJS
17 17 (22.97%) LINQ
18 16 (21.62%) T-SQL
19 15 (20.27%) HTML
20 13 (17.57%) Scrum

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (39.19%) Node.js
2 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.05%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (78.38%) SQL Server
2 27 (36.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 26 (35.14%) NoSQL
4 9 (12.16%) MySQL
4 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.41%) Big Data
5 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.35%) DB2
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (37.84%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.70%) Grunt
3 2 (2.70%) Subversion
3 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.35%) Moq
4 1 (1.35%) MSTest
4 1 (1.35%) NUnit
4 1 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 9 (12.16%) Marketing
2 8 (10.81%) Games
3 6 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 65 (87.84%) Developer
2 49 (66.22%) .NET Developer
3 28 (37.84%) C# Developer
4 21 (28.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (24.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (17.57%) SQL Developer
8 11 (14.86%) Agile Developer
8 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (12.16%) Senior Developer
9 9 (12.16%) Software Developer
10 7 (9.46%) Software Engineer
11 6 (8.11%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (8.11%) Agile .NET Developer
12 5 (6.76%) C# Software Engineer
13 4 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
13 4 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
14 3 (4.05%) Lead .NET Developer
14 3 (4.05%) Lead C# Developer
14 3 (4.05%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (100.00%) .NET
2 66 (89.19%) ASP.NET
3 49 (66.22%) .NET Framework
3 49 (66.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (56.76%) Entity Framework
5 39 (52.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 29 (39.19%) RESTful
7 28 (37.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 26 (35.14%) Code First Entity Framework
9 21 (28.38%) WPF
10 18 (24.32%) AngularJS
11 17 (22.97%) LINQ
12 15 (20.27%) HTML
13 12 (16.22%) CSS
13 12 (16.22%) jQuery
13 12 (16.22%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (14.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (10.81%) XML
16 7 (9.46%) JSON
16 7 (9.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (2.70%) Neural Network
3 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Android
2 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (85.14%) MVC
2 61 (82.43%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (39.19%) Web Application Development
4 28 (37.84%) TDD
5 27 (36.49%) BDD
6 13 (17.57%) MVVM
6 13 (17.57%) Scrum
7 10 (13.51%) ITIL
7 10 (13.51%) Process Management
7 10 (13.51%) Waterfall
8 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.46%) Front End Development
9 7 (9.46%) SDLC
10 5 (6.76%) OO
10 5 (6.76%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (5.41%) Mobile Development
11 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
12 3 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (2.70%) Project Management
13 2 (2.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 63 (85.14%) C#
2 33 (44.59%) JavaScript
3 28 (37.84%) Ruby
4 26 (35.14%) SQL
5 16 (21.62%) T-SQL
6 9 (12.16%) ANSI SQL
7 7 (9.46%) C++
7 7 (9.46%) Java
8 5 (6.76%) Scala
9 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
10 3 (4.05%) C
11 1 (1.35%) RPG
11 1 (1.35%) RPG IV
11 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.35%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.70%) Rally
4 1 (1.35%) Google
4 1 (1.35%) PayPal
4 1 (1.35%) WorldPay
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