Period
to 18 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 58 62
Rank change year-on-year -29 +4 +25
Permanent jobs citing WCF 30 44 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.11% 3.76% 3.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.09% 10.76% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 22 49 64
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,025 £27,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £67,625 £85,000 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 589 409 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 41.48% 34.93% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 480 361 358
Northamptonshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,125 £23,600
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £52,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 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 -9 27 £42,500 - 4
Kettering - 1 £40,500 - 1
WCF
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 28 (93.33%) C#
3 25 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 22 (73.33%) ASP.NET
4 22 (73.33%) MVC
5 20 (66.67%) TDD
6 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (53.33%) VB.NET
6 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
7 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (46.67%) Ruby
9 13 (43.33%) RESTful
9 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
9 13 (43.33%) VB
9 13 (43.33%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (43.33%) Web Application Development
9 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 13 (43.33%) BDD
9 13 (43.33%) NoSQL
9 13 (43.33%) Node.js
10 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (30.00%) jQuery
12 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (26.67%) SQL
13 7 (23.33%) HTML
13 7 (23.33%) CSS
13 7 (23.33%) Windows
13 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
13 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio

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 (13.33%) IIS
2 3 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (43.33%) NoSQL
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (23.33%) Subversion
3 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (10.00%) Advertising
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 20 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 7 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (23.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (23.33%) C# Developer
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Developer
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) CRM Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 22 (73.33%) ASP.NET
3 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 13 (43.33%) Node.js
4 13 (43.33%) RESTful
5 9 (30.00%) jQuery
6 7 (23.33%) CSS
6 7 (23.33%) HTML
6 7 (23.33%) HTML5
6 7 (23.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (10.00%) Ajax
8 3 (10.00%) REST
8 3 (10.00%) SOAP
9 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
9 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Fintech
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Android
1 7 (23.33%) Apple iOS
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) MVC
2 20 (66.67%) TDD
3 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (43.33%) BDD
4 13 (43.33%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (43.33%) Web Application Development
5 7 (23.33%) Android Development
5 7 (23.33%) iOS Development
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (10.00%) CRM
7 3 (10.00%) Web Development
8 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (6.67%) DevOps
8 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.67%) Release Automation
8 2 (6.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) C#
2 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 16 (53.33%) VB.NET
3 14 (46.67%) Ruby
4 13 (43.33%) VB
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.33%) Twitter
2 1 (3.33%) VMware