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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 23 16 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs citing WCF 7 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 6.19% 6.98% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 10.34% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
56 29 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 49.56% 67.44% 55.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 60
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 29 December 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 14 (87.50%) CSS
3 12 (75.00%) MVC
4 11 (68.75%) C#
5 10 (62.50%) SQL
5 10 (62.50%) Oracle
6 9 (56.25%) HTML
7 8 (50.00%) CRM
8 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
8 7 (43.75%) Umbraco
8 7 (43.75%) System Testing
9 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
10 5 (31.25%) SOAP
10 5 (31.25%) Web Services
10 5 (31.25%) Windows
10 5 (31.25%) HTML5
10 5 (31.25%) REST
11 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
12 3 (18.75%) WPF
12 3 (18.75%) Silverlight
12 3 (18.75%) ColdFusion
12 3 (18.75%) PowerBuilder
12 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
12 3 (18.75%) NUnit
12 3 (18.75%) jQuery
12 3 (18.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 7 (43.75%) Umbraco
2 3 (18.75%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) PowerBuilder
1 3 (18.75%) NUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Mid-Level C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 14 (87.50%) CSS
3 9 (56.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) SOAP
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) HTML5
4 5 (31.25%) REST
5 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (18.75%) WPF
6 3 (18.75%) Silverlight
6 3 (18.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (12.50%) WinForms
8 1 (6.25%) LINQ
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) CRM
3 7 (43.75%) System Testing
4 1 (6.25%) MVVM
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
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