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

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 46 68
Rank change year-on-year +4 +22  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 29 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.97% 4.20% 2.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.81% 13.70% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 19
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.37% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £42,500 £43,000
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 210 219 324
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 35.96% 30.67% 34.58%
Number of salaries quoted 196 171 274
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 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
Northampton -4 15 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Brackley - 10 £80,000 - 1
Corby - 3 £60,000 -
WCF
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 35 (100.00%) C#
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (97.14%) ASP.NET
3 33 (94.29%) SQL Server
3 33 (94.29%) MVC
4 27 (77.14%) RESTful
4 27 (77.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (77.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 26 (74.29%) Node.js
6 25 (71.43%) TDD
7 24 (68.57%) Ruby
7 24 (68.57%) BDD
7 24 (68.57%) NoSQL
7 24 (68.57%) Git (software)
7 24 (68.57%) Web Application Development
7 24 (68.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (45.71%) VB.NET
10 15 (42.86%) .NET Framework
11 14 (40.00%) VB
11 14 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (40.00%) Entity Framework
12 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
13 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
14 10 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
14 10 (28.57%) Code First Entity Framework
14 10 (28.57%) Internet

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 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (94.29%) SQL Server
2 24 (68.57%) NoSQL
3 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.86%) DTS
6 1 (2.86%) MySQL
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (68.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.86%) NUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Developer
2 21 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (28.57%) .NET Development Manager
3 10 (28.57%) Development Manager
4 8 (22.86%) C# Developer
5 7 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (17.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (14.29%) Software Developer
8 3 (8.57%) .NET Architect
8 3 (8.57%) .NET Technical Architect
8 3 (8.57%) Architect
8 3 (8.57%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Lead .NET Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Lead Architect
8 3 (8.57%) Lead C# Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Lead Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
8 3 (8.57%) Technical Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (97.14%) ASP.NET
3 27 (77.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 27 (77.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 27 (77.14%) RESTful
4 26 (74.29%) Node.js
5 24 (68.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 15 (42.86%) .NET Framework
7 14 (40.00%) Entity Framework
8 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
9 10 (28.57%) Code First Entity Framework
9 10 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (14.29%) HTML
11 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (11.43%) HTML5
11 4 (11.43%) jQuery
11 4 (11.43%) WPF
12 3 (8.57%) CSS
12 3 (8.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) MVC
2 25 (71.43%) TDD
3 24 (68.57%) BDD
3 24 (68.57%) Web Application Development
4 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.29%) Web Development
7 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Scrum
9 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
9 2 (5.71%) Physics
9 2 (5.71%) Prototyping
9 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (5.71%) SOLID
10 1 (2.86%) Android Development
10 1 (2.86%) Case Management
10 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.86%) Practice Management
10 1 (2.86%) Process Management
10 1 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (68.57%) Ruby
3 16 (45.71%) VB.NET
4 14 (40.00%) VB
5 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.57%) SQL
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.71%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) Xamarin
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + attractive package
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