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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 13 6 31
Rank change year-on-year -7 +25  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 30 46 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 18.87% 25.70% 3.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.15% 61.33% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 5
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 65 75 60
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 40.88% 41.90% 32.09%
Number of salaries quoted 62 75 33
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Halifax

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 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 Halifax region with a requirement for WCF.

1 46 (100.00%) C#
2 45 (97.83%) .NET
3 42 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (84.78%) SQL Server
5 32 (69.57%) SOAP
6 31 (67.39%) ASP.NET
6 31 (67.39%) MVC
7 30 (65.22%) HTML
8 29 (63.04%) SQL
9 28 (60.87%) Finance
9 28 (60.87%) SDLC
10 26 (56.52%) Windows
11 25 (54.35%) Web Services
11 25 (54.35%) WinForms
11 25 (54.35%) jQuery
12 24 (52.17%) T-SQL
13 23 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (50.00%) Waterfall
14 22 (47.83%) Software Engineering
15 20 (43.48%) WPF
16 17 (36.96%) Visual Studio
17 15 (32.61%) XML
18 13 (28.26%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
19 9 (19.57%) SOA
20 8 (17.39%) IIS
20 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
20 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
20 8 (17.39%) NuGet
21 7 (15.22%) Node.js

WCF
Top Related 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 8 (17.39%) IIS
2 7 (15.22%) EPiServer
3 3 (6.52%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
1 1 (2.17%) LDAP
1 1 (2.17%) SMTP
1 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (84.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Visual Studio
2 13 (28.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (17.39%) NuGet
4 4 (8.70%) JIRA
4 4 (8.70%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.17%) Fiddler
5 1 (2.17%) gulp
5 1 (2.17%) ReSharper
General
1 28 (60.87%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (84.78%) Developer
2 38 (82.61%) .NET Developer
3 24 (52.17%) C# .NET Developer
3 24 (52.17%) C# Developer
4 21 (45.65%) C# WCF Developer
4 21 (45.65%) WCF Developer
5 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 18 (39.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (39.13%) Senior .NET Developer
5 18 (39.13%) Senior Developer
5 18 (39.13%) SQL Developer
6 11 (23.91%) Junior
6 11 (23.91%) Junior .NET Developer
6 11 (23.91%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 11 (23.91%) Junior C# Developer
6 11 (23.91%) Junior Developer
7 10 (21.74%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (21.74%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 10 (21.74%) Junior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (97.83%) .NET
2 32 (69.57%) SOAP
3 31 (67.39%) ASP.NET
4 30 (65.22%) HTML
5 25 (54.35%) jQuery
5 25 (54.35%) Web Services
5 25 (54.35%) WinForms
6 23 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (43.48%) WPF
8 15 (32.61%) XML
9 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
10 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
11 7 (15.22%) JSON
11 7 (15.22%) Node.js
12 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (13.04%) CSS
12 6 (13.04%) REST
13 3 (6.52%) EDI
13 3 (6.52%) HTML5
13 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) iPad
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (67.39%) MVC
3 28 (60.87%) SDLC
4 23 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 22 (47.83%) Software Engineering
6 9 (19.57%) SOA
7 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.87%) Scrum
8 5 (10.87%) Software Delivery
9 4 (8.70%) DevOps
9 4 (8.70%) TDD
9 4 (8.70%) UML
10 2 (4.35%) Matrix Management
10 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.35%) Secure Coding
11 1 (2.17%) BDD
11 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (2.17%) Line Management
11 1 (2.17%) Microservices
11 1 (2.17%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (63.04%) SQL
3 24 (52.17%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Xamarin
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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