Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > North East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 53 43
Rank change year-on-year -31 -10 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 24 68 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.72% 4.47% 6.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.40% 11.79% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 23 65 93
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,550 £33,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 the North East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 546 577 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 39.06% 37.94% 50.23%
Number of salaries quoted 502 495 682
North East median annual salary £39,513 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.37% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,275
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,350 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Tyne and Wear -29 22 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Durham - 2 £38,750 - 3
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North East region with a requirement for WCF.

1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (95.83%) .NET
3 22 (91.67%) ASP.NET
4 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (87.50%) TDD
5 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
5 20 (83.33%) MVC
6 19 (79.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (66.67%) Node.js
7 16 (66.67%) Web Application Development
7 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
9 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (41.67%) Ninject
9 10 (41.67%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
9 10 (41.67%) Domain-Driven Design
10 8 (33.33%) RESTful
10 8 (33.33%) OO
11 6 (25.00%) Web Services
11 6 (25.00%) Sony
11 6 (25.00%) Apple
11 6 (25.00%) BBC
11 6 (25.00%) Ruby
11 6 (25.00%) Yahoo!
11 6 (25.00%) Google
11 6 (25.00%) Social Media
11 6 (25.00%) BDD
11 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 6 (25.00%) NoSQL

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 2 (8.33%) CMS
1 2 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 18 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (41.67%) Messaging Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Social Media Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Azure Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Graduate
6 2 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Web Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Web Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) ASP.NET
3 19 (79.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 16 (66.67%) Node.js
5 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (41.67%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (41.67%) Ninject
6 8 (33.33%) RESTful
7 6 (25.00%) Web Services
8 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
8 5 (20.83%) CSS
8 5 (20.83%) HTML
9 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
10 2 (8.33%) Ajax
10 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
10 2 (8.33%) HTML5
10 2 (8.33%) jQuery
10 2 (8.33%) React
10 2 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) BBC
1 6 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (87.50%) TDD
2 20 (83.33%) MVC
3 16 (66.67%) Web Application Development
4 10 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (41.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 8 (33.33%) OO
6 6 (25.00%) BDD
7 4 (16.67%) Scrum
8 3 (12.50%) Coaching
8 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.50%) Microservices
8 3 (12.50%) SOLID
8 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 2 (8.33%) Mobile Development
9 2 (8.33%) SDLC
9 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (25.00%) Ruby
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Apple
2 6 (25.00%) Facebook
2 6 (25.00%) Google
2 6 (25.00%) Sony
2 6 (25.00%) Yahoo!
3 2 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.33%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.17%) HP