The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton 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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 - 10
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 7 0 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 7.53% - 22.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.59% - 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 27
Median salary £35,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 Bolton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 34 41 89
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 36.56% 61.19% 58.94%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 82
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -17.64%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton 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 Bolton

WCF
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for WCF in Bolton

WCF
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Bolton over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Bolton region with a requirement for WCF.

1 22 (100.00%) C#
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 22 (100.00%) MVC
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (59.09%) BDD
3 13 (59.09%) Domain-Driven Design
3 13 (59.09%) TDD
4 12 (54.55%) Games
4 12 (54.55%) OO
4 12 (54.55%) Internet
4 12 (54.55%) CQRS
4 12 (54.55%) Web Application Development
4 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 12 (54.55%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (27.27%) Entity Framework
5 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) Web Services
6 5 (22.73%) SOLID
7 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 4 (18.18%) Coaching
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
7 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Moq
2 1 (4.55%) NUnit
2 1 (4.55%) ReSharper
2 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (54.55%) Games
2 4 (18.18%) Law
2 4 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 18 (81.82%) .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Development Manager
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Development Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 6 (27.27%) Entity Framework
5 5 (22.73%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (9.09%) CSS
7 2 (9.09%) HTML
7 2 (9.09%) WinForms
8 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.55%) jQuery
8 1 (4.55%) React
8 1 (4.55%) XML
8 1 (4.55%) XSD
8 1 (4.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) MVC
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) BDD
3 13 (59.09%) Domain-Driven Design
3 13 (59.09%) TDD
4 12 (54.55%) CQRS
4 12 (54.55%) OO
4 12 (54.55%) Web Application Development
5 5 (22.73%) SOLID
6 4 (18.18%) Case Management
6 4 (18.18%) Coaching
6 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (4.55%) API Integration
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (4.55%) SDLC
8 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
8 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET