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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 25 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing WCF 15 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.25% 7.77% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.75% 17.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 0
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,864 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +6.30%
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
80 45 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 33.33% 43.69% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 72 39 46
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £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 1 October 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 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) MVC
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
3 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (52.63%) Web Application Development
5 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (36.84%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (36.84%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (36.84%) MSTest
6 7 (36.84%) jQuery
6 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (36.84%) Kanban
6 7 (36.84%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (36.84%) Moq
6 7 (36.84%) Castle Windsor
6 7 (36.84%) Ninject
6 7 (36.84%) Unity DI Container
6 7 (36.84%) Spring.NET
6 7 (36.84%) TDD
6 7 (36.84%) NUnit
6 7 (36.84%) Scrum
6 7 (36.84%) CSS
6 7 (36.84%) HTML
6 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 7 (36.84%) SQL
7 6 (31.58%) Degree
8 5 (26.32%) WinForms
8 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (15.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MSTest
1 7 (36.84%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (36.84%) Moq
1 7 (36.84%) NUnit
2 4 (21.05%) SpecFlow
3 3 (15.79%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Trainee
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (36.84%) jQuery
4 7 (36.84%) Castle Windsor
4 7 (36.84%) Ninject
4 7 (36.84%) Unity DI Container
4 7 (36.84%) Spring.NET
4 7 (36.84%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 5 (26.32%) WinForms
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
6 4 (21.05%) HTML5
6 4 (21.05%) CSS3
6 4 (21.05%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (15.79%) LINQ
7 3 (15.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) MVC
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Web Application Development
4 7 (36.84%) Dependency Injection
4 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (36.84%) Kanban
4 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) OOP
6 4 (21.05%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Twitter
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago