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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 21 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 49 14 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.51% 3.95% 7.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.22% 8.59% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 49 14 42
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
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
211 163 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 40.97% 46.05% 45.75%
Number of salaries quoted 195 145 219
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -2 26 £40,000 +18.51% 3
Gateshead -2 18 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Sunderland -1 4 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North Shields - 1 £37,500 - 1
WCF
North East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 96 (98.97%) C#
2 88 (90.72%) .NET
3 79 (81.44%) SQL Server
4 72 (74.23%) ASP.NET
5 56 (57.73%) MVC
6 55 (56.70%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (50.52%) SQL
8 48 (49.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 44 (45.36%) T-SQL
10 43 (44.33%) .NET Framework
11 35 (36.08%) BizTalk Server
11 35 (36.08%) XML
12 34 (35.05%) TDD
13 33 (34.02%) Web Services
13 33 (34.02%) Team Foundation Server
14 32 (32.99%) C++
15 31 (31.96%) Microsoft
15 31 (31.96%) Web Application Development
16 30 (30.93%) Git (software)
16 30 (30.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 30 (30.93%) Node.js
16 30 (30.93%) HTML
17 28 (28.87%) CSS
18 26 (26.80%) ASP.NET Web API
19 24 (24.74%) JavaScript
19 24 (24.74%) RESTful
20 23 (23.71%) Ruby
20 23 (23.71%) BDD
20 23 (23.71%) NoSQL
21 18 (18.56%) Ajax

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 35 (36.08%) BizTalk Server
2 30 (30.93%) Node.js
3 10 (10.31%) IIS
4 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
5 7 (7.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (6.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (18.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (81.44%) SQL Server
2 23 (23.71%) NoSQL
3 15 (15.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.25%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.19%) MySQL
6 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (34.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (30.93%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.25%) Subversion
4 7 (7.22%) Mercurial
5 6 (6.19%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.06%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (2.06%) Moq
6 2 (2.06%) NUnit
6 2 (2.06%) MSTest
6 2 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (10.31%) Games
1 10 (10.31%) German Language
2 3 (3.09%) Finance
3 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (95.88%) Developer
2 58 (59.79%) .NET Developer
3 36 (37.11%) C# Developer
4 20 (20.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (16.49%) C# Software Developer
5 16 (16.49%) Software Developer
6 9 (9.28%) Software Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) C# Software Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) C++ Developer
7 8 (8.25%) C++/C# Developer
7 8 (8.25%) .NET Software Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) C++ Software Developer
8 6 (6.19%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Junior
9 3 (3.09%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (90.72%) .NET
2 72 (74.23%) ASP.NET
3 48 (49.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (44.33%) .NET Framework
5 35 (36.08%) XML
6 33 (34.02%) Web Services
7 30 (30.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 30 (30.93%) HTML
8 28 (28.87%) CSS
9 26 (26.80%) ASP.NET Web API
10 24 (24.74%) RESTful
11 18 (18.56%) Ajax
12 17 (17.53%) WPF
13 14 (14.43%) jQuery
14 8 (8.25%) LINQ
14 8 (8.25%) JSON
14 8 (8.25%) Ninject
15 7 (7.22%) KnockoutJS
16 6 (6.19%) WinForms
16 6 (6.19%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) iPhone
1 6 (6.19%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) Windows
2 6 (6.19%) Android
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (57.73%) MVC
2 55 (56.70%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (35.05%) TDD
4 31 (31.96%) Web Application Development
5 23 (23.71%) BDD
6 15 (15.46%) Migration
6 15 (15.46%) Software Engineering
7 11 (11.34%) Scrum
8 10 (10.31%) PRINCE2
8 10 (10.31%) MVVM
8 10 (10.31%) Waterfall
9 9 (9.28%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (9.28%) ITIL
10 8 (8.25%) Project Management
10 8 (8.25%) Process Management
10 8 (8.25%) CRM
10 8 (8.25%) Time Management
10 8 (8.25%) Analytics
11 7 (7.22%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (7.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 96 (98.97%) C#
2 49 (50.52%) SQL
3 44 (45.36%) T-SQL
4 32 (32.99%) C++
5 24 (24.74%) JavaScript
6 23 (23.71%) Ruby
7 12 (12.37%) VB
8 11 (11.34%) Java
9 9 (9.28%) VB.NET
10 8 (8.25%) VB6
11 6 (6.19%) TypeScript
12 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.22%) Sun Certification
4 6 (6.19%) MCP
4 6 (6.19%) MCAD
4 6 (6.19%) MCSD
4 6 (6.19%) MCTS
5 4 (4.12%) Degree
Vendors
1 31 (31.96%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.19%) Google
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle
4 1 (1.03%) SAP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
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Greywood Associates Limited
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Sunderland
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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North Shields, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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