Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 56 53
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 -10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 17 20 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.85% 2.66% 3.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.60% 6.37% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 38
Liverpool median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £52,250 £45,750 £45,000
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 177 314 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 29.65% 41.81% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 145 231 250
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £50,000
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Liverpool

WCF
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for WCF in Liverpool

WCF
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Liverpool over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for WCF.

1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) TDD
2 11 (64.71%) SOAP
2 11 (64.71%) Web Services
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) T-SQL
3 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio
3 9 (52.94%) .NET Framework
3 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (52.94%) RESTful
3 9 (52.94%) BDD
3 9 (52.94%) Acceptance Criteria
4 8 (47.06%) PMI
4 8 (47.06%) PMI Certification
5 7 (41.18%) CRM
6 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (35.29%) Advertising
6 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
8 2 (11.76%) Kanban
8 2 (11.76%) GDPR
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (5.88%) Business Development
9 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) .NET Developer
2 9 (52.94%) C# Developer
3 8 (47.06%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (35.29%) CRM Developer
4 6 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) SOAP
2 11 (64.71%) Web Services
3 9 (52.94%) .NET Framework
3 9 (52.94%) RESTful
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) TDD
3 9 (52.94%) Acceptance Criteria
3 9 (52.94%) BDD
4 7 (41.18%) CRM
5 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 2 (11.76%) Kanban
8 1 (5.88%) Biometrics
8 1 (5.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) T-SQL
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) GDPR
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft