Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 11 33
Rank change year-on-year -14 +22 +15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 12 70 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 6.94% 22.22% 3.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.22% 54.26% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 12 67 15
Halifax median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £40,750 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,750 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +15.00% +6.67%

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 74 129 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 42.77% 40.95% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 65 122 107
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.94% +24.29%
10th Percentile £24,450 £32,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,375 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Halifax region with a requirement for WCF.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 11 (91.67%) SOAP
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) Visual Studio
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) T-SQL
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
3 10 (83.33%) WPF
3 10 (83.33%) REST
3 10 (83.33%) SOA
3 10 (83.33%) UML
3 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 10 (83.33%) Scrum
3 10 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (83.33%) Waterfall
3 10 (83.33%) SDLC
3 10 (83.33%) Sequence Diagram
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (8.33%) MVVM
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) Xamarin
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile App

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 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Developer
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Agile .NET Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Agile C# Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Developer
2 10 (83.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (83.33%) C# Developer
2 10 (83.33%) C# Software Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Senior Agile Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Senior Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Senior SQL Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Software Developer
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
2 11 (91.67%) SOAP
3 10 (83.33%) REST
3 10 (83.33%) WPF
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) DAO
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (8.33%) WinForms
5 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
3 10 (83.33%) Scrum
3 10 (83.33%) SDLC
3 10 (83.33%) Sequence Diagram
3 10 (83.33%) SOA
3 10 (83.33%) UML
3 10 (83.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) MVVM
4 1 (8.33%) Progressive Web App
4 1 (8.33%) SOLID
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) NATURAL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Symantec
1 1 (8.33%) Xamarin