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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Cheshire / Crewe
Rank 22 19 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Crewe 3.23% 1.22% 10.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 3.70% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 13
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -2.29%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 57 27 45
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Crewe 61.29% 32.93% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 55 27 27
Median salary £45,000 £28,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.89% -35.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in 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

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 24 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 Crewe region with a requirement for WCF.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
5 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 3 (42.86%) WinForms
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 3 (42.86%) IIS
5 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
5 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 3 (42.86%) Selenium
5 3 (42.86%) WPF
5 3 (42.86%) LINQ
5 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
6 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 2 (28.57%) RESTful
6 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (28.57%) Web Development
6 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 2 (28.57%) SDLC

WCF
Top Related 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Moq
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
4 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Developer
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (28.57%) C# WCF Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 2 (28.57%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 2 (28.57%) WCF Developer
6 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) LINQ
4 3 (42.86%) WinForms
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) RESTful
5 2 (28.57%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
6 1 (14.29%) JSON
6 1 (14.29%) MDX
6 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
6 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) SOLID
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) XPath
4 1 (14.29%) XQuery
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle