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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 29 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 11 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.80% 2.73% 1.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.10% 6.38% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 2
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
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
78 47 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 34.06% 42.73% 56.41%
Number of salaries quoted 76 45 62
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) ASP.NET
2 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
2 19 (82.61%) MVC
3 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) Web Application Development
4 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (43.48%) Spring.NET
5 10 (43.48%) Castle Windsor
5 10 (43.48%) Ninject
5 10 (43.48%) Unity DI Container
5 10 (43.48%) NUnit
5 10 (43.48%) MSTest
5 10 (43.48%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (43.48%) Moq
5 10 (43.48%) Inversion of Control
5 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (43.48%) Kanban
5 10 (43.48%) Dependency Injection
5 10 (43.48%) TDD
5 10 (43.48%) Scrum
6 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) WinForms
7 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
7 4 (17.39%) jQuery
7 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (17.39%) N-Tier
7 4 (17.39%) HTML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.04%) MS Access
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) NUnit
1 10 (43.48%) MSTest
1 10 (43.48%) Rhino Mocks
1 10 (43.48%) Moq
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Trainee
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) ASP.NET
3 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (43.48%) Spring.NET
4 10 (43.48%) Unity DI Container
4 10 (43.48%) Castle Windsor
4 10 (43.48%) Ninject
5 6 (26.09%) WinForms
6 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
6 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 4 (17.39%) jQuery
7 3 (13.04%) LINQ
7 3 (13.04%) XML
7 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.35%) HTML5
8 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
8 1 (4.35%) Classic ASP
8 1 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (17.39%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) MVC
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Web Application Development
3 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (43.48%) Kanban
3 10 (43.48%) Dependency Injection
3 10 (43.48%) TDD
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) OOP
5 4 (17.39%) OO
5 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Twitter
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago