Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 21 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13 +32
Permanent jobs citing WCF 17 40 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 9.24% 14.18% 24.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.36% 36.04% 61.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 37 69
Halifax median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £38,300
90th Percentile £47,250 £53,500 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 56 111 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 30.43% 39.36% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 48 104 112
Halifax median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £38,525
90th Percentile £53,250 £50,000 £59,750
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 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) MuleSoft
2 15 (88.24%) ETL
2 15 (88.24%) webMethods
3 13 (76.47%) C#
3 13 (76.47%) .NET
3 13 (76.47%) Visual Studio
3 13 (76.47%) Software Engineering
4 11 (64.71%) .NET Framework
5 8 (47.06%) Mentoring
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 6 (35.29%) Web Services
7 5 (29.41%) XML
7 5 (29.41%) SOAP
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
7 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
8 4 (23.53%) RESTful
8 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (23.53%) JSON
8 4 (23.53%) Coaching
8 4 (23.53%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
8 4 (23.53%) TeamCity
8 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
8 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) SOLID

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 (23.53%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Visual Studio
2 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (23.53%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (23.53%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Software Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Lead Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Framework
3 6 (35.29%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) SOAP
4 5 (29.41%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) JSON
5 4 (23.53%) RAML
5 4 (23.53%) RESTful
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) ETL
3 13 (76.47%) Software Engineering
4 8 (47.06%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) Coaching
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) CRM
5 4 (23.53%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (23.53%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) SOLID
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) GDPR
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) MuleSoft
1 15 (88.24%) webMethods
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle