The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 51 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 -21  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 1.57% 2.60% 6.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.13% 6.74% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 24
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £39,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
Bradford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 117 178 104
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 30.55% 38.53% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 104 164 86
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford 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 Bradford

WCF
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

Salary trend for WCF in Bradford

WCF
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Bradford region with a requirement for WCF.

1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) MVC
3 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) WPF
3 12 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 12 (80.00%) Entity Framework
3 12 (80.00%) OOP
3 12 (80.00%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) OLAP
8 2 (13.33%) SOAP
8 2 (13.33%) XML
8 2 (13.33%) EDI
8 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
8 2 (13.33%) SOA
8 2 (13.33%) B2B
8 2 (13.33%) B2C
8 2 (13.33%) OLTP
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) Intranet
8 2 (13.33%) Extranet
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
8 2 (13.33%) REST
8 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Extranet
1 2 (13.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) OLAP
2 2 (13.33%) OLTP
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (46.67%) C# Developer
4 5 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# WCF Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (20.00%) WCF Developer
5 3 (20.00%) WPF Developer
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Architect
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 12 (80.00%) WPF
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (13.33%) EDI
6 2 (13.33%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) SOAP
6 2 (13.33%) WF
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) MVC
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) OO
2 12 (80.00%) OOP
3 2 (13.33%) B2B
3 2 (13.33%) B2C
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter
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