Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Rochdale 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Manchester > Rochdale
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 40 14
Rank change year-on-year +11 -26 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rochdale 4.35% 5.77% 14.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.65% 22.50% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 16
Rochdale median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £44,875 £26,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 Rochdale with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Rochdale
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 34 40 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rochdale 24.64% 25.64% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 46
Rochdale median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% +19.74% -20.83%
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £63,500 £51,650 £50,000
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Rochdale

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Rochdale.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Rochdale

WCF
Salary Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Rochdale.

Salary trend for WCF in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Rochdale region with a requirement for WCF.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) WF
2 5 (83.33%) LINQ
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) MSTest
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Pair Programming
2 5 (83.33%) Workflow
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Entity Framework
2 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Rochdale 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MSTest
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Systems Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (83.33%) Entity Framework
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) LINQ
2 5 (83.33%) WF
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) Pair Programming
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL