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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 27 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 48 16 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.89% 3.27% 9.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.33% 7.88% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 46 16 39
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,864 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +2.21%
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
294 203 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 48.36% 41.51% 52.71%
Number of salaries quoted 255 180 209
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 0 28 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Gateshead - 17 £37,500 - 3
Sunderland -3 2 £32,500 -18.75%
WCF
North East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 84 (100.00%) C#
2 71 (84.52%) .NET
3 61 (72.62%) ASP.NET
4 60 (71.43%) SQL Server
5 52 (61.90%) MVC
6 46 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (42.86%) TDD
9 34 (40.48%) SQL
9 34 (40.48%) XML
10 31 (36.90%) .NET Framework
10 31 (36.90%) Web Application Development
11 30 (35.71%) Web Services
12 29 (34.52%) Team Foundation Server
13 28 (33.33%) T-SQL
14 27 (32.14%) C++
15 24 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
15 24 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
16 23 (27.38%) Ninject
17 21 (25.00%) Node.js
17 21 (25.00%) WPF
18 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
18 20 (23.81%) HTML
19 18 (21.43%) CSS
19 18 (21.43%) MS Excel
20 16 (19.05%) Migration
20 16 (19.05%) Scrum
21 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
21 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
22 14 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 21 (25.00%) Node.js
3 4 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (9.52%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.19%) MySQL
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (34.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 11 (13.10%) MSTest
4 10 (11.90%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (11.90%) Moq
4 10 (11.90%) NUnit
5 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.95%) Subversion
7 4 (4.76%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (15.48%) Games
2 5 (5.95%) German Language
3 3 (3.57%) Finance
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (96.43%) Developer
2 54 (64.29%) .NET Developer
3 32 (38.10%) C# Developer
4 18 (21.43%) Software Developer
5 17 (20.24%) C# Software Developer
6 15 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
7 12 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
7 12 (14.29%) Junior
7 12 (14.29%) C++ Developer
7 12 (14.29%) Junior Developer
7 12 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
8 11 (13.10%) Graduate
8 11 (13.10%) Graduate Developer
8 11 (13.10%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 9 (10.71%) Software Engineer
10 8 (9.52%) C# Software Engineer
10 8 (9.52%) .NET Software Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) Web Developer
12 3 (3.57%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (84.52%) .NET
2 61 (72.62%) ASP.NET
3 42 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (40.48%) XML
5 31 (36.90%) .NET Framework
6 30 (35.71%) Web Services
7 23 (27.38%) Ninject
8 21 (25.00%) WPF
9 20 (23.81%) HTML
10 18 (21.43%) CSS
11 14 (16.67%) WinForms
11 14 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 13 (15.48%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 11 (13.10%) Castle Windsor
14 11 (13.10%) Spring.NET
15 10 (11.90%) Unity DI Container
15 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (10.71%) RESTful
16 9 (10.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) iPhone
1 13 (15.48%) Mobile App
2 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
3 10 (11.90%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.19%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.48%) Windows
1 13 (15.48%) Android
2 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (61.90%) MVC
2 46 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (42.86%) TDD
4 31 (36.90%) Web Application Development
5 24 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
6 16 (19.05%) Migration
6 16 (19.05%) Scrum
7 13 (15.48%) MVVM
7 13 (15.48%) Domain-Driven Design
8 10 (11.90%) Kanban
8 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
10 8 (9.52%) BDD
11 5 (5.95%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.95%) PRINCE2
12 4 (4.76%) ITIL
13 3 (3.57%) Project Management
13 3 (3.57%) Process Management
13 3 (3.57%) Analytics
13 3 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (40.48%) SQL
3 28 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 27 (32.14%) C++
5 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.71%) Java
7 8 (9.52%) Ruby
8 6 (7.14%) VB
9 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.57%) VB6
10 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.14%) Degree
3 4 (4.76%) Sun Certification
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.48%) Google
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle
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