The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England / North East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 45 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 -18  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 29 34 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.45% 5.11% 8.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.07% 11.64% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 62
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +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 the North East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 288 292 320
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 44.24% 43.91% 44.88%
Number of salaries quoted 264 254 286
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.10% -2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

WCF
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for WCF in the North East

WCF
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in the North East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in the North East

WCF
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +4 28 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Durham - 1 £35,000 -
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 North East region with a requirement for WCF.

1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (97.87%) C#
3 42 (89.36%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (89.36%) .NET Framework
3 42 (89.36%) SQL Server
4 40 (85.11%) ASP.NET
5 39 (82.98%) MVC
6 38 (80.85%) Entity Framework
7 37 (78.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (76.60%) ASP.NET Web API
9 35 (74.47%) RESTful
9 35 (74.47%) TDD
10 34 (72.34%) Ruby
10 34 (72.34%) BDD
10 34 (72.34%) Web Application Development
10 34 (72.34%) SQL Server 2014
11 24 (51.06%) Git (software)
12 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 20 (42.55%) Code First Entity Framework
12 20 (42.55%) Node.js
12 20 (42.55%) NoSQL
13 19 (40.43%) AngularJS
14 16 (34.04%) KnockoutJS
14 16 (34.04%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (34.04%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (34.04%) Games
15 15 (31.91%) WPF
15 15 (31.91%) Kanban
15 15 (31.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (31.91%) Enterprise Software

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 14 (29.79%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (89.36%) SQL Server
2 34 (72.34%) SQL Server 2014
3 20 (42.55%) NoSQL
4 14 (29.79%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (51.06%) Git (software)
2 14 (29.79%) TeamCity
3 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.51%) Subversion
General
1 16 (34.04%) Games
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (97.87%) Developer
2 43 (91.49%) .NET Developer
3 23 (48.94%) C# Developer
4 21 (44.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 16 (34.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (31.91%) Junior
6 15 (31.91%) Junior Developer
7 14 (29.79%) Graduate
7 14 (29.79%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 14 (29.79%) Graduate Developer
7 14 (29.79%) Junior .NET Developer
8 10 (21.28%) .NET Software Developer
9 7 (14.89%) Software Developer
10 6 (12.77%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
12 2 (4.26%) Agile .NET Developer
12 2 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (89.36%) .NET Framework
3 40 (85.11%) ASP.NET
4 38 (80.85%) Entity Framework
5 37 (78.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 36 (76.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 35 (74.47%) RESTful
8 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 20 (42.55%) Code First Entity Framework
8 20 (42.55%) Node.js
9 19 (40.43%) AngularJS
10 16 (34.04%) KnockoutJS
11 15 (31.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (31.91%) WPF
12 14 (29.79%) MSMQ
13 7 (14.89%) Web Services
14 6 (12.77%) HTML
15 4 (8.51%) CSS
15 4 (8.51%) XML
16 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (89.36%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (82.98%) MVC
3 35 (74.47%) TDD
4 34 (72.34%) BDD
4 34 (72.34%) Web Application Development
5 15 (31.91%) Kanban
6 14 (29.79%) Dependency Injection
6 14 (29.79%) Multithreading
6 14 (29.79%) Web Development
7 7 (14.89%) Scrum
8 5 (10.64%) OO
9 3 (6.38%) Migration
10 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.26%) SOLID
11 1 (2.13%) Front End Development
11 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (2.13%) Line Management
11 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.13%) People Management
11 1 (2.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) C#
2 34 (72.34%) Ruby
3 14 (29.79%) F#
4 12 (25.53%) SQL
5 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.64%) C++
6 5 (10.64%) Java
6 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Google
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.13%) Cognos
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago