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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing WCF 8 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.85% 13.27% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.79% 27.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 0
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
58 55 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 27.88% 48.67% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 48 53 41
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 20 August 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Web Application Development
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Kanban
3 4 (40.00%) Spring.NET
3 4 (40.00%) Castle Windsor
3 4 (40.00%) Ninject
3 4 (40.00%) CSS3
3 4 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (40.00%) SpecFlow
3 4 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (40.00%) MSTest
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (40.00%) Moq
3 4 (40.00%) NUnit
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (20.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MSTest
1 4 (40.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (40.00%) Moq
1 4 (40.00%) SpecFlow
1 4 (40.00%) NUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) Castle Windsor
3 4 (40.00%) Ninject
3 4 (40.00%) CSS3
3 4 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) Spring.NET
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
1 6 (60.00%) Web Application Development
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Kanban
2 4 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) OOP
2 4 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Facebook
2 2 (20.00%) Twitter