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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 54 59 46
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 22 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.07% 2.96% 4.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.49% 10.19% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 27
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 172 216 240
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 30.77% 29.03% 32.17%
Number of salaries quoted 160 172 206
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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
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 24 March 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 +9 6 £42,500 - 1
WCF
East Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 27 (100.00%) MVC
2 26 (96.30%) C#
3 25 (92.59%) .NET
4 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 14 (51.85%) VB.NET
5 14 (51.85%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (48.15%) BDD
6 13 (48.15%) NoSQL
6 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
6 13 (48.15%) RESTful
6 13 (48.15%) Node.js
6 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 13 (48.15%) Web Application Development
6 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (48.15%) VB
6 13 (48.15%) Ruby
6 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (48.15%) TDD
7 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (44.44%) SQL
7 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
8 11 (40.74%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (40.74%) DTS
8 11 (40.74%) IIS
8 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (37.04%) REST
9 10 (37.04%) Case Management

WCF
Top Related 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 11 (40.74%) BizTalk Server
1 11 (40.74%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (48.15%) NoSQL
2 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (40.74%) DTS
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 11 (40.74%) Analyst
3 11 (40.74%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) ASP Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (3.70%) WCF Developer
4 1 (3.70%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) .NET
2 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (48.15%) Node.js
4 13 (48.15%) RESTful
5 10 (37.04%) REST
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.41%) Web Services
8 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.70%) WinForms
8 1 (3.70%) WPF
8 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) MVC
2 14 (51.85%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) BDD
3 13 (48.15%) TDD
3 13 (48.15%) Web Application Development
4 10 (37.04%) Case Management
4 10 (37.04%) Practice Management
4 10 (37.04%) Workflow
5 1 (3.70%) OOP
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) C#
2 14 (51.85%) VB.NET
3 13 (48.15%) Ruby
3 13 (48.15%) VB
4 12 (44.44%) SQL
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) SAP
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits, progression & training
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