Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 51 35
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16 -16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 8 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 3.20% 3.80% 6.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 6.49% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 25
Stockport median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,675 £29,250 £32,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Stockport
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 112 231 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 44.80% 58.48% 49.03%
Number of salaries quoted 106 207 192
Stockport median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £25,625 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £51,250
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Stockport

WCF
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for WCF in Stockport

WCF
Salary Histogram in Stockport

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Stockport over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Stockport

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Stockport region with a requirement for WCF.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) OO
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (75.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (75.00%) WPF
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Games
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) NUnit
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
3 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (75.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (75.00%) WPF
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
1 7 (87.50%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) CQRS
3 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB