Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 21 11
Rank change year-on-year -9 -10 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 4.14% 9.80% 18.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.90% 24.37% 36.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 29 31
Bolton median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £42,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £61,500 £47,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 Bolton with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bolton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 87 119 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 60.00% 40.20% 51.83%
Number of salaries quoted 84 104 81
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £28,750 £22,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

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

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 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Bolton

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (66.67%) SOLID
3 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (33.33%) Code First Entity Framework
5 2 (33.33%) Serverless
5 2 (33.33%) Node.js
5 2 (33.33%) Sitefinity
5 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 2 (33.33%) Sass
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) CMS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) Sitefinity
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Development Manager
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (33.33%) Code First Entity Framework
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (33.33%) Node.js
5 2 (33.33%) Sass
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) SOLID
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Case Management
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET