Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 55 71
Rank change year-on-year -39 +16 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 8 41 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.68% 3.69% 2.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 9.98% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 31 31
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £44,000 £46,250 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +1.19%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 478 411 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 40.72% 36.99% 37.10%
Number of salaries quoted 417 336 432
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,150 £27,000 £21,275
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Northamptonshire

WCF
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for WCF in Northamptonshire

WCF
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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
Northampton -42 4 £40,250 -5.29% 2
Kettering - 2 £35,250 -
Daventry - 1 £40,000 - 1
WCF
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) Node.js
4 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (12.50%) Couchbase
5 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (12.50%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) MbUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
2 1 (12.50%) MSTest
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Music Industry
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (37.50%) Node.js
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Core
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) Angular 2
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (12.50%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) BBC
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) ATDD
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Facebook
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Sony
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Yahoo!