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

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Cheshire / Crewe
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 9 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Crewe 9.68% 4.76% 14.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.52% 11.76% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 17
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
Crewe
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 62 17 78
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Crewe 66.67% 40.48% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 50 10 51
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Crewe

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crewe 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 Crewe

WCF
Salary Trend in Crewe

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

Salary trend for WCF in Crewe

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

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 11 (91.67%) WPF
2 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) Waterfall
2 11 (91.67%) MVC
2 11 (91.67%) WinForms
2 11 (91.67%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (83.33%) VB.NET
4 9 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (75.00%) MongoDB
4 9 (75.00%) Entity Framework
4 9 (75.00%) RESTful
4 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (75.00%) Web Development
4 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (75.00%) XPath
4 9 (75.00%) MDX
4 9 (75.00%) JIRA
4 9 (75.00%) SOAP
4 9 (75.00%) Web Services

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crewe 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 9 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (75.00%) MySQL
2 9 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 9 (75.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Software Developer
4 6 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 2 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (91.67%) WinForms
2 11 (91.67%) WPF
3 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (75.00%) Entity Framework
4 9 (75.00%) MDX
4 9 (75.00%) RESTful
4 9 (75.00%) SOAP
4 9 (75.00%) Web Services
4 9 (75.00%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (91.67%) MVC
2 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) Waterfall
3 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (75.00%) SOA
3 9 (75.00%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) VB.NET
4 9 (75.00%) Java
4 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (75.00%) XPath
4 9 (75.00%) XQuery
5 2 (16.67%) VB
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle