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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 6 29
Rank change year-on-year -18 +23  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 9 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 7.38% 23.21% 3.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.93% 63.41% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 8
Median salary £27,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.00% +42.85%  
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 Halifax with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Halifax
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 43 41 62
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 35.25% 36.61% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 38 39 55
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Halifax

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

1 39 (100.00%) C#
2 38 (97.44%) .NET
3 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (84.62%) SQL Server
5 31 (79.49%) MVC
5 31 (79.49%) HTML
6 30 (76.92%) SQL
7 29 (74.36%) Finance
8 28 (71.79%) SOAP
9 27 (69.23%) Windows
10 26 (66.67%) ASP.NET
10 26 (66.67%) WinForms
10 26 (66.67%) jQuery
10 26 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (66.67%) Waterfall
10 26 (66.67%) SDLC
11 25 (64.10%) T-SQL
11 25 (64.10%) Web Services
12 24 (61.54%) Software Engineering
13 23 (58.97%) WPF
14 11 (28.21%) XML
15 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
16 9 (23.08%) .NET Framework
17 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2005
17 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
18 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
18 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
18 6 (15.38%) CSS
19 5 (12.82%) REST
19 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API

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 3 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) LDAP
1 1 (2.56%) SMTP
1 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.69%) NuGet
4 1 (2.56%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.56%) gulp
4 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
General
1 29 (74.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Developer
2 32 (82.05%) .NET Developer
3 25 (64.10%) C# .NET Developer
3 25 (64.10%) C# Developer
3 25 (64.10%) C# WCF Developer
3 25 (64.10%) WCF Developer
4 23 (58.97%) ASP.NET Developer
4 23 (58.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 23 (58.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 23 (58.97%) SQL Developer
5 16 (41.03%) Junior
5 16 (41.03%) Junior .NET Developer
5 16 (41.03%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 16 (41.03%) Junior C# Developer
5 16 (41.03%) Junior Developer
6 15 (38.46%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (38.46%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 15 (38.46%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (38.46%) Junior SQL Developer
7 9 (23.08%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (97.44%) .NET
2 31 (79.49%) HTML
3 28 (71.79%) SOAP
4 26 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 26 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (66.67%) jQuery
4 26 (66.67%) WinForms
5 25 (64.10%) Web Services
6 23 (58.97%) WPF
7 11 (28.21%) XML
8 9 (23.08%) .NET Framework
9 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
10 6 (15.38%) CSS
11 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (12.82%) REST
12 4 (10.26%) JSON
13 3 (7.69%) EDI
13 3 (7.69%) HTML5
13 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 1 (2.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.56%) iPad
1 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (79.49%) MVC
3 26 (66.67%) SDLC
3 26 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 24 (61.54%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 3 (7.69%) Wealth Management
6 2 (5.13%) Matrix Management
6 2 (5.13%) Scrum
6 2 (5.13%) Secure Coding
6 2 (5.13%) SOA
6 2 (5.13%) TDD
7 1 (2.56%) Analytics
7 1 (2.56%) BDD
7 1 (2.56%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.56%) Data Analytics
7 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.56%) Microservices
7 1 (2.56%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (76.92%) SQL
3 25 (64.10%) T-SQL
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Xamarin