Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 57 45
Rank change year-on-year -14 -12 -15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 14 48 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.41% 3.66% 4.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.55% 9.84% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13 48 43
Merseyside median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £37,500 £50,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 Merseyside with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 394 488 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 39.68% 37.22% 38.06%
Number of salaries quoted 301 353 259
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,450
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,750 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Merseyside

WCF
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for WCF in Merseyside

WCF
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Merseyside over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Merseyside

WCF
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -3 14 £35,000 -12.50%
WCF
North West

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

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
2 13 (92.86%) MVC
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (85.71%) SQL Server 2016
3 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 12 (85.71%) RESTful
3 12 (85.71%) Git (software)
3 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (85.71%) BDD
3 12 (85.71%) NoSQL
3 12 (85.71%) Node.js
3 12 (85.71%) Digital Media
3 12 (85.71%) Web Application Development
3 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (85.71%) Blog
3 12 (85.71%) TDD
3 12 (85.71%) Ruby
3 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 12 (85.71%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) WPF
4 2 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Event Store
5 1 (7.14%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (7.14%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) NoSQL
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (7.14%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
2 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (92.86%) .NET Developer
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (92.86%) C# .NET Developer
2 13 (92.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (92.86%) C# Developer
3 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Principal .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
3 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (85.71%) Node.js
3 12 (85.71%) RESTful
4 2 (14.29%) LINQ
4 2 (14.29%) WPF
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.14%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Blog
1 12 (85.71%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (92.86%) MVC
2 12 (85.71%) BDD
2 12 (85.71%) TDD
2 12 (85.71%) Web Application Development
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Kanban
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft