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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Lancashire / Blackpool
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 12 10
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 7.69% 6.45% 14.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 16.67% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 10
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Blackpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5 12 23
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Blackpool 38.46% 38.71% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 20
Median salary £32,500 £46,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.10% +43.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Blackpool citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5

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 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago