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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 30 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 35 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.65% 2.94% 4.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.41% 7.61% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33 15 23
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £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
261 197 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.16% 38.55% 45.95%
Number of salaries quoted 190 176 203
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,750
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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +5 26 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Gateshead - 6 £36,500 - 1
Sunderland - 3 £28,000 -
WCF
North East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 68 (100.00%) C#
2 60 (88.24%) .NET
3 57 (83.82%) ASP.NET
4 51 (75.00%) MVC
4 51 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 43 (63.24%) TDD
7 40 (58.82%) SQL Server
8 38 (55.88%) Dependency Injection
8 38 (55.88%) Ninject
8 38 (55.88%) Web Application Development
9 27 (39.71%) Games
9 27 (39.71%) Google
9 27 (39.71%) Android
9 27 (39.71%) iPhone
9 27 (39.71%) Domain-Driven Design
9 27 (39.71%) Node.js
9 27 (39.71%) KnockoutJS
9 27 (39.71%) Mobile App
10 26 (38.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 19 (27.94%) WPF
12 16 (23.53%) Windows
12 16 (23.53%) Scrum
13 15 (22.06%) XML
13 15 (22.06%) .NET Framework
14 14 (20.59%) SQL
14 14 (20.59%) WinForms
14 14 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (19.12%) Web Services

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 27 (39.71%) Node.js
2 8 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 26 (38.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (17.65%) MSTest
3 11 (16.18%) Rhino Mocks
3 11 (16.18%) Moq
3 11 (16.18%) NUnit
4 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 27 (39.71%) Games
2 2 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 66 (97.06%) Developer
2 49 (72.06%) .NET Developer
3 16 (23.53%) C# Developer
4 14 (20.59%) Software Developer
5 12 (17.65%) Junior
5 12 (17.65%) Junior .NET Developer
5 12 (17.65%) Junior Developer
6 11 (16.18%) C# Software Developer
6 11 (16.18%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 11 (16.18%) Graduate Developer
6 11 (16.18%) Graduate
7 8 (11.76%) C++ Developer
7 8 (11.76%) C++ Software Developer
7 8 (11.76%) C++/C# Developer
8 7 (10.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Agile C# Developer
11 3 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (88.24%) .NET
2 57 (83.82%) ASP.NET
3 44 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (55.88%) Ninject
5 27 (39.71%) KnockoutJS
6 26 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 19 (27.94%) WPF
8 15 (22.06%) .NET Framework
8 15 (22.06%) XML
9 14 (20.59%) WinForms
10 13 (19.12%) Web Services
11 11 (16.18%) Spring.NET
11 11 (16.18%) Unity DI Container
11 11 (16.18%) Castle Windsor
12 9 (13.24%) HTML
12 9 (13.24%) CSS
13 6 (8.82%) WF
14 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 4 (5.88%) JSON
16 3 (4.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (39.71%) iPhone
1 27 (39.71%) Mobile App
2 13 (19.12%) Computer Science
3 11 (16.18%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.41%) Physics
5 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.47%) Tandem
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.71%) Android
2 16 (23.53%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (75.00%) MVC
1 51 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (63.24%) TDD
3 38 (55.88%) Dependency Injection
3 38 (55.88%) Web Application Development
4 27 (39.71%) Domain-Driven Design
5 16 (23.53%) Scrum
6 12 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (16.18%) Kanban
7 11 (16.18%) MVVM
8 9 (13.24%) Migration
9 4 (5.88%) OO
10 3 (4.41%) Web Development
10 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.41%) Test Scripting
11 1 (1.47%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.47%) Systems Analysis
11 1 (1.47%) SOA
11 1 (1.47%) Change Management
11 1 (1.47%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (20.59%) SQL
3 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.24%) T-SQL
5 8 (11.76%) C++
6 7 (10.29%) VB
6 7 (10.29%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Google
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
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