Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 31 9
Rank change year-on-year +15 -22 +28
Permanent jobs citing WCF 15 11 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 8.24% 5.50% 21.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.27% 14.29% 56.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 63
Halifax median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £34,250
90th Percentile £46,375 £52,500 £59,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +20.00%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Halifax
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 55 77 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 30.22% 38.50% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47 67 110
Halifax median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,600 £26,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £56,500 £72,500 £90,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Halifax

WCF
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Salary trend for WCF in Halifax

WCF
Salary Histogram in Halifax

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Halifax over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Halifax

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

1 14 (93.33%) ETL
1 14 (93.33%) webMethods
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (93.33%) MuleSoft
2 11 (73.33%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) SOAP
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) XML
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (40.00%) JSON
4 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (40.00%) TeamCity
4 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (40.00%) RESTful
4 6 (40.00%) RAML
4 6 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (33.33%) SOLID
6 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (26.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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 4 (26.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTPS
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Software Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) AWS Software Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 6 (40.00%) JSON
3 6 (40.00%) RAML
3 6 (40.00%) RESTful
3 6 (40.00%) SOAP
3 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 6 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) OAuth
4 2 (13.33%) OAuth2
4 2 (13.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (93.33%) ETL
2 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (33.33%) SOLID
5 4 (26.67%) CRM
5 4 (26.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Coaching
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Change Control
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) DevOps
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
8 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) GDPR
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) MuleSoft
1 14 (93.33%) webMethods
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft