The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 33 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.36% 2.02% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 5.71% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +20.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
WCF
West Yorkshire

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 Wakefield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
72 35 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 32.58% 35.35% 48.46%
Number of salaries quoted 65 32 60
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

WCF
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Wakefield region.

WCF Salary Trend in Wakefield

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) MVC
2 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (65.00%) Web Application Development
4 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (45.00%) TDD
5 9 (45.00%) NUnit
5 9 (45.00%) Scrum
5 9 (45.00%) Dependency Injection
5 9 (45.00%) Inversion of Control
5 9 (45.00%) MSTest
5 9 (45.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (45.00%) Moq
5 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (45.00%) Kanban
5 9 (45.00%) Castle Windsor
5 9 (45.00%) Ninject
5 9 (45.00%) Unity DI Container
5 9 (45.00%) Spring.NET
6 6 (30.00%) WinForms
6 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) LINQ
8 3 (15.00%) jQuery
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 3 (15.00%) Twitter

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MS Access
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) NUnit
1 9 (45.00%) MSTest
1 9 (45.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 9 (45.00%) Moq
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Trainee
5 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (45.00%) Castle Windsor
4 9 (45.00%) Ninject
4 9 (45.00%) Spring.NET
4 9 (45.00%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (30.00%) WinForms
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) CSS
6 3 (15.00%) LINQ
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
6 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
8 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
8 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) MVC
2 13 (65.00%) Web Application Development
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) TDD
4 9 (45.00%) Scrum
4 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (45.00%) Kanban
4 9 (45.00%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) OOP
7 2 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Twitter
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago