Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 70 79
Rank change year-on-year +17 +9 -10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 40 43 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.75% 2.99% 2.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.39% 7.86% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 36 46 53
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £23,200
90th Percentile £61,875 £47,500 £46,250
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -

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 385 547 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 36.05% 37.99% 36.42%
Number of salaries quoted 317 439 606
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,500 £22,625
90th Percentile £63,500 £56,250 £53,000
East Midlands median annual salary £39,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -0.63% +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
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 19 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
Northampton +15 34 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Brackley - 3 £80,000 -
Corby - 2 £60,000 -
WCF
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 39 (97.50%) MVC
2 38 (95.00%) .NET
3 36 (90.00%) C#
4 31 (77.50%) ASP.NET
5 30 (75.00%) SQL Server
6 28 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (65.00%) TDD
8 20 (50.00%) RESTful
9 19 (47.50%) Git (software)
9 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (47.50%) Node.js
9 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (45.00%) Ruby
10 18 (45.00%) Web Application Development
10 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 18 (45.00%) BDD
10 18 (45.00%) NoSQL
11 16 (40.00%) VB.NET
12 15 (37.50%) VB
12 15 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
14 12 (30.00%) SQL
15 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
16 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
17 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
17 8 (20.00%) Degree
18 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
18 7 (17.50%) LINQ
18 7 (17.50%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (45.00%) NoSQL
3 15 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.50%) MySQL
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (5.00%) DTS
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (12.50%) Subversion
4 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.50%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.50%) NUnit
5 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Law
2 1 (2.50%) Local Government
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (87.50%) Developer
2 30 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (32.50%) C# Developer
4 10 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (20.00%) SQL Developer
6 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (7.50%) .NET Development Manager
9 3 (7.50%) Development Manager
9 3 (7.50%) Junior
9 3 (7.50%) Junior .NET Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Junior Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
10 2 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Lead .NET Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Lead Architect
10 2 (5.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (95.00%) .NET
2 31 (77.50%) ASP.NET
3 28 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (50.00%) RESTful
5 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (47.50%) Node.js
6 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 7 (17.50%) HTML
8 7 (17.50%) LINQ
8 7 (17.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (15.00%) CSS
9 6 (15.00%) HTML5
9 6 (15.00%) jQuery
9 6 (15.00%) Web Services
10 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (12.50%) Entity Framework
11 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
12 3 (7.50%) Code First Entity Framework
12 3 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Android
2 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (97.50%) MVC
2 26 (65.00%) TDD
3 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (45.00%) BDD
4 18 (45.00%) Web Application Development
5 15 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (17.50%) OO
7 6 (15.00%) API Design
7 6 (15.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (15.00%) SOA
8 5 (12.50%) Android Development
9 4 (10.00%) iOS Development
10 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Web Development
11 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
11 2 (5.00%) Front End Development
11 2 (5.00%) Scrum
12 1 (2.50%) Process Management
12 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (2.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (90.00%) C#
2 18 (45.00%) Ruby
3 16 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 15 (37.50%) VB
5 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
6 12 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.50%) PhD
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Google
2 3 (7.50%) Xamarin
3 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.00%) Twitter
4 1 (2.50%) SAP