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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 17 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 8.96% 10.00% 9.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.24% 17.95% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 7
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
49 39 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 73.13% 55.71% 72.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23 39 54
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 17 April 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) CRM
4 6 (60.00%) Umbraco
4 6 (60.00%) System Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
6 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (10.00%) jQuery
7 1 (10.00%) Spring

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (60.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) C# Developer
2 9 (90.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 9 (90.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (30.00%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) System Testing
2 6 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle