The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 33 60
Rank change year-on-year -7 +27  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 15 31 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.95% 5.70% 2.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.04% 18.13% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 18
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
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 Northampton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 115 171 227
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 30.26% 31.43% 34.55%
Number of salaries quoted 103 129 186
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

WCF
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for WCF in Northampton

WCF
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Northampton over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Northampton region with a requirement for WCF.

1 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET
3 19 (90.48%) MVC
3 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
4 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (71.43%) Node.js
5 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (71.43%) TDD
5 15 (71.43%) VB.NET
6 14 (66.67%) VB
6 14 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (66.67%) Ruby
6 14 (66.67%) Git (software)
6 14 (66.67%) BDD
6 14 (66.67%) NoSQL
6 14 (66.67%) Web Application Development
6 14 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 14 (66.67%) RESTful
7 4 (19.05%) HTML
7 4 (19.05%) Web Development
8 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 3 (14.29%) HTML5
8 3 (14.29%) WPF
8 3 (14.29%) jQuery
8 3 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.52%) Prototyping

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 14 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) DTS
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) CruiseControl
2 1 (4.76%) NUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 17 (80.95%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# WCF Developer
5 3 (14.29%) WCF Developer
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Junior
7 1 (4.76%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Junior C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET
3 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (71.43%) Node.js
5 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 14 (66.67%) RESTful
6 4 (19.05%) HTML
7 3 (14.29%) HTML5
7 3 (14.29%) jQuery
7 3 (14.29%) WPF
8 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
8 2 (9.52%) CSS
8 2 (9.52%) Silverlight
8 2 (9.52%) Web Services
9 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 1 (4.76%) CSS3
9 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
9 1 (4.76%) LINQ
9 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) MVC
2 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) TDD
3 14 (66.67%) BDD
3 14 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (66.67%) Web Application Development
4 4 (19.05%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
5 2 (9.52%) Physics
5 2 (9.52%) Prototyping
6 1 (4.76%) Android Development
6 1 (4.76%) Case Management
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) MVVM
6 1 (4.76%) Practice Management
6 1 (4.76%) Process Management
6 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.76%) SOLID
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) VB.NET
3 14 (66.67%) Ruby
3 14 (66.67%) VB
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Xamarin
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