The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 26 14 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 3.70% 11.43% 3.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.27% 16.00% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
WCF
Manchester

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 Wigan region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
55 25 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 50.93% 71.43% 52.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 56
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

WCF
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

WCF Salary Trend in Wigan

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
2 13 (86.67%) CSS
3 11 (73.33%) Oracle
3 11 (73.33%) MVC
4 10 (66.67%) C#
5 9 (60.00%) SQL
5 9 (60.00%) CRM
6 8 (53.33%) PL/SQL
6 8 (53.33%) Umbraco
6 8 (53.33%) System Testing
7 7 (46.67%) HTML
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (40.00%) Windows
9 5 (33.33%) HTML5
10 3 (20.00%) NUnit
10 3 (20.00%) SOAP
10 3 (20.00%) Web Services
10 3 (20.00%) ColdFusion
10 3 (20.00%) PowerBuilder
10 3 (20.00%) WPF
10 3 (20.00%) Silverlight
10 3 (20.00%) REST
11 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
11 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
11 2 (13.33%) WinForms
12 1 (6.67%) SOA
12 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 8 (53.33%) Umbraco
2 3 (20.00%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) NUnit
1 3 (20.00%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Mid-Level C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
2 13 (86.67%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) HTML5
5 3 (20.00%) SOAP
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) WPF
5 3 (20.00%) Silverlight
5 3 (20.00%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) WinForms
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (6.67%) LINQ
7 1 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) MVC
2 9 (60.00%) CRM
3 8 (53.33%) System Testing
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle
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