Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 58 64
Rank change year-on-year -31 +6 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 17 41 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.35% 3.71% 3.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.11% 10.73% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12 43 55
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £46,250 £85,000 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 547 382 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 43.41% 34.57% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 472 324 412
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £53,750
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 20 October 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 -27 14 £42,500 - 5
Kettering - 2 £35,250 - 1
WCF
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 16 (94.12%) C#
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
1 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET
2 14 (82.35%) MVC
3 11 (64.71%) TDD
3 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (47.06%) Web Application Development
4 8 (47.06%) RESTful
4 8 (47.06%) BDD
4 8 (47.06%) NoSQL
4 8 (47.06%) Node.js
4 8 (47.06%) Ruby
4 8 (47.06%) VB.NET
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
6 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 6 (35.29%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) VB
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (23.53%) HTML5
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) IIS

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 (23.53%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) NoSQL
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET
3 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (47.06%) Node.js
4 8 (47.06%) RESTful
5 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 6 (35.29%) jQuery
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
7 4 (23.53%) CSS
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) HTML5
8 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
8 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 2 (11.76%) .NET Core
9 2 (11.76%) Ajax
9 2 (11.76%) REST
9 2 (11.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (11.76%) Fintech
3 1 (5.88%) BBC
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Android
2 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) MVC
2 11 (64.71%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) BDD
3 8 (47.06%) Web Application Development
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Android Development
6 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
6 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (11.76%) Web Development
8 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.88%) OO
8 1 (5.88%) Release Automation
8 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) Ruby
2 8 (47.06%) VB.NET
3 6 (35.29%) VB
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) Facebook
3 1 (5.88%) Sony
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Yahoo!