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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 26 25 22
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.45% 5.06% 4.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.28% 10.39% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 7
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 61 77 56
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 44.20% 48.73% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 55 64 37
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 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

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Chester region with a requirement for WCF.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) SOAP
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (37.50%) SAML
6 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (25.00%) EAI
6 2 (25.00%) SOA
6 2 (25.00%) ETL
6 2 (25.00%) FTP
6 2 (25.00%) B2B
6 2 (25.00%) XSLT
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) Ajax
7 1 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005

WCF
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Graduate
5 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) SAML
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) XSLT
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (12.50%) CSS3
6 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) B2B
4 2 (25.00%) EAI
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
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