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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 33 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.56% 2.86% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 9.38% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +48.93%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
62 32 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 34.64% 30.48% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 56 29 49
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £34,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 March 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (77.78%) Web Application Development
4 6 (66.67%) Unity DI Container
4 6 (66.67%) Spring.NET
4 6 (66.67%) Castle Windsor
4 6 (66.67%) Ninject
4 6 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (66.67%) MSTest
4 6 (66.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (66.67%) Moq
4 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 6 (66.67%) NUnit
4 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (66.67%) Kanban
4 6 (66.67%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) Twitter
6 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) VB

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) NUnit
1 6 (66.67%) MSTest
1 6 (66.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (66.67%) Moq
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (66.67%) Castle Windsor
3 6 (66.67%) Ninject
3 6 (66.67%) Spring.NET
3 6 (66.67%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms
4 1 (11.11%) LINQ
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Web Application Development
3 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (66.67%) Kanban
3 6 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter