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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England / North East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 24 29
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 35 67 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.25% 8.47% 9.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.09% 21.20% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35 65 68
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 232 316 436
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 41.43% 39.95% 55.97%
Number of salaries quoted 216 284 376
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 34 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Durham -4 1 £37,500 +0.67%
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 65 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (95.38%) C#
3 61 (93.85%) SQL Server
4 59 (90.77%) ASP.NET
5 55 (84.62%) .NET Framework
6 54 (83.08%) MVC
7 52 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (78.46%) TDD
9 50 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 50 (76.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 49 (75.38%) Entity Framework
11 47 (72.31%) BDD
11 47 (72.31%) RESTful
11 47 (72.31%) Web Application Development
11 47 (72.31%) Ruby
12 43 (66.15%) SQL Server 2014
13 32 (49.23%) AngularJS
14 29 (44.62%) WPF
15 27 (41.54%) Git (software)
15 27 (41.54%) Node.js
15 27 (41.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 27 (41.54%) NoSQL
16 24 (36.92%) Microsoft Azure
16 24 (36.92%) Amazon AWS
17 23 (35.38%) Code First Entity Framework
18 22 (33.85%) MongoDB
18 22 (33.85%) Games
19 21 (32.31%) Web Development
19 21 (32.31%) Computer Science
19 21 (32.31%) Kanban

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 20 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.62%) CMS
2 3 (4.62%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (4.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 24 (36.92%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (36.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (93.85%) SQL Server
2 43 (66.15%) SQL Server 2014
3 27 (41.54%) NoSQL
4 22 (33.85%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (41.54%) Git (software)
2 20 (30.77%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (33.85%) Games
2 4 (6.15%) Advertising
3 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (96.92%) Developer
2 58 (89.23%) .NET Developer
3 33 (50.77%) C# Developer
4 30 (46.15%) ASP.NET Developer
4 30 (46.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 30 (46.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 24 (36.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 22 (33.85%) Graduate
6 22 (33.85%) Graduate Developer
6 22 (33.85%) Junior
6 22 (33.85%) Junior Developer
7 21 (32.31%) Junior .NET Developer
8 20 (30.77%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 10 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (13.85%) Software Developer
11 6 (9.23%) C# Software Developer
12 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
13 3 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
14 2 (3.08%) Junior C# Developer
14 2 (3.08%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (90.77%) ASP.NET
3 55 (84.62%) .NET Framework
4 50 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 50 (76.92%) ASP.NET Web API
5 49 (75.38%) Entity Framework
6 47 (72.31%) RESTful
7 32 (49.23%) AngularJS
8 29 (44.62%) WPF
9 27 (41.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 27 (41.54%) Node.js
10 23 (35.38%) Code First Entity Framework
11 21 (32.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
12 20 (30.77%) MSMQ
13 15 (23.08%) HTML
14 10 (15.38%) CSS
15 8 (12.31%) HTML5
16 6 (9.23%) Angular 2
16 6 (9.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.31%) Computer Science
2 20 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.15%) Blog
3 4 (6.15%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (83.08%) MVC
2 52 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (78.46%) TDD
4 47 (72.31%) BDD
4 47 (72.31%) Web Application Development
5 21 (32.31%) Kanban
5 21 (32.31%) Web Development
6 20 (30.77%) Dependency Injection
6 20 (30.77%) Multithreading
7 5 (7.69%) SOLID
8 4 (6.15%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 4 (6.15%) Scrum
9 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.62%) SDLC
9 3 (4.62%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.54%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.54%) Front End Development
10 1 (1.54%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.54%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (95.38%) C#
2 47 (72.31%) Ruby
3 20 (30.77%) F#
4 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (1.54%) Java
6 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 20 (30.77%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Google
2 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.54%) Cognos
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago