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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 12 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 13 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 16.25% 2.08% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.07% 3.45% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
54 29 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 67.50% 60.42% 63.30%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 69
Average salary £33,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,100 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
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 22 August 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 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) C#
2 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET
3 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (75.00%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) HTML
4 8 (50.00%) CSS
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (31.25%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (31.25%) HTML5
7 5 (31.25%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (31.25%) Web Application Development
7 5 (31.25%) Node.js
7 5 (31.25%) Ninject
7 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (31.25%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) Silverlight
7 5 (31.25%) Streaming Music
7 5 (31.25%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (25.00%) WinForms
8 4 (25.00%) SOAP
8 4 (25.00%) Web Services
8 4 (25.00%) REST
9 3 (18.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 3 (18.75%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
9 3 (18.75%) jQuery
10 2 (12.50%) WPF

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (31.25%) Node.js
2 2 (12.50%) ColdFusion
3 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) NUnit
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (12.50%) PowerBuilder
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Mid-Level C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (31.25%) HTML5
5 5 (31.25%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (31.25%) Ninject
5 5 (31.25%) Silverlight
6 4 (25.00%) WinForms
6 4 (25.00%) SOAP
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) REST
7 3 (18.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
7 3 (18.75%) jQuery
8 2 (12.50%) WPF
9 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (31.25%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (31.25%) Web Application Development
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
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