The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in St Helens 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Merseyside / St Helens
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Helens 8.70% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.53% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
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 St Helens with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
St Helens
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 19 2 2
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Helens 82.61% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 2
Median salary £40,000 £75,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.66% +150.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £75,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £30,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in St Helens

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in St Helens 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 St Helens

WCF
Salary Trend in St Helens

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

Salary trend for WCF in St Helens

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Helens

For the 6 months to 23 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 St Helens region with a requirement for WCF.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) Business Development
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (75.00%) GitHub
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 3 (75.00%) SOLID
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in St Helens 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead SQL Server Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Business Development
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SOLID
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Google
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft