Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 33 25
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8 +11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.14% 3.87% 8.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.68% 8.09% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 24
Chester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +26.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £44,375 £32,500 £28,625
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £43,750
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 176 136 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 55.35% 47.89% 51.93%
Number of salaries quoted 164 128 155
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04% -11.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Chester

WCF
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for WCF in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for WCF.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 10 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 9 (90.00%) Code First Entity Framework
2 9 (90.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (90.00%) RESTful
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (90.00%) BDD
2 9 (90.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (90.00%) Entity Framework
2 9 (90.00%) Node.js
2 9 (90.00%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (90.00%) Web Application Development
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Ruby
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) Games
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) HTML

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 9 (90.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (90.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 10 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 9 (90.00%) Code First Entity Framework
2 9 (90.00%) Entity Framework
2 9 (90.00%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (90.00%) Node.js
2 9 (90.00%) RESTful
2 9 (90.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) BDD
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) SQL