Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Lancashire > Blackpool
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 21 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 -4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 6.78% 2.08% 3.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.39% 3.45% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Blackpool median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50% +23.08%
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -12.50% +14.29%

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 23 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 38.98% 60.42% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 17
Blackpool median annual salary £38,500 £32,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.46% -30.11% +25.68%
10th Percentile £23,650 £30,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £75,649 £52,250
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Blackpool region with a requirement for WCF.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) HTML

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 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree