Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Lancashire > Blackpool
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 24 15
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9 -6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 18.18% 5.26% 13.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.15% 9.62% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 12
Blackpool median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -26.14%
10th Percentile £25,900 £32,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £39,625
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -12.50%

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Blackpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 13 52 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 39.39% 54.74% 46.46%
Number of salaries quoted 12 50 39
Blackpool median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% +20.00% -18.75%
10th Percentile £26,513 £32,375 £22,500
90th Percentile £43,125 £53,417 £42,500
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackpool

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Blackpool.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Blackpool

WCF
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

Salary trend for WCF in Blackpool

WCF
Salary Histogram in Blackpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Blackpool over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Blackpool region with a requirement for WCF.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) RESTful
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) NoSQL
2 5 (83.33%) Node.js
2 5 (83.33%) Web Application Development
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) SQL

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) NoSQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (83.33%) Node.js
2 5 (83.33%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree