Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 29 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +20
Permanent jobs citing WCF 54 104 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.10% 8.93% 9.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.17% 20.27% 18.45%
Number of salaries quoted 54 100 126
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £51,250 £56,250
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 356 513 607
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 46.78% 44.07% 53.62%
Number of salaries quoted 322 451 521
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
North East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Tyne and Wear

WCF
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for WCF in Tyne and Wear

WCF
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Tyne and Wear

WCF
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 48 £40,000 +6.67%
Gateshead +3 4 £37,500 -6.25%
Sunderland -8 1 £45,000 +12.50%
South Tyneside - 1 £35,000 -
WCF
North East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for WCF.

1 53 (98.15%) .NET
2 51 (94.44%) C#
3 49 (90.74%) SQL Server
4 47 (87.04%) ASP.NET
5 42 (77.78%) MVC
5 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (77.78%) .NET Framework
6 41 (75.93%) TDD
7 39 (72.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (72.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 37 (68.52%) Entity Framework
9 36 (66.67%) Web Application Development
9 36 (66.67%) RESTful
10 35 (64.81%) BDD
10 35 (64.81%) Ruby
11 31 (57.41%) SQL Server 2014
12 26 (48.15%) AngularJS
13 24 (44.44%) WPF
14 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 21 (38.89%) Node.js
15 20 (37.04%) NoSQL
15 20 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (37.04%) Git (software)
16 18 (33.33%) MongoDB
17 17 (31.48%) Games
18 16 (29.63%) Computer Science
18 16 (29.63%) Web Development
18 16 (29.63%) Kanban
18 16 (29.63%) KnockoutJS

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 15 (27.78%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.56%) CMS
2 3 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (5.56%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 20 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (90.74%) SQL Server
2 31 (57.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 20 (37.04%) NoSQL
4 18 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 15 (27.78%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (31.48%) Games
2 5 (9.26%) Advertising
3 3 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (94.44%) Developer
2 47 (87.04%) .NET Developer
3 29 (53.70%) C# Developer
4 26 (48.15%) ASP.NET Developer
4 26 (48.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 26 (48.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 18 (33.33%) Graduate
6 18 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
7 17 (31.48%) Junior
7 17 (31.48%) Junior Developer
8 16 (29.63%) Junior .NET Developer
9 15 (27.78%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 8 (14.81%) Software Developer
11 7 (12.96%) .NET Software Developer
12 6 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
13 3 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
13 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
14 2 (3.70%) Junior C# Developer
14 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (98.15%) .NET
2 47 (87.04%) ASP.NET
3 42 (77.78%) .NET Framework
4 39 (72.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (72.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 37 (68.52%) Entity Framework
6 36 (66.67%) RESTful
7 26 (48.15%) AngularJS
8 24 (44.44%) WPF
9 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 21 (38.89%) Node.js
10 16 (29.63%) Code First Entity Framework
10 16 (29.63%) KnockoutJS
11 15 (27.78%) MSMQ
11 15 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (25.93%) HTML
13 9 (16.67%) CSS
13 9 (16.67%) HTML5
14 6 (11.11%) Angular 2
15 5 (9.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Computer Science
1 16 (29.63%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.41%) Blog
2 4 (7.41%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (77.78%) MVC
2 41 (75.93%) TDD
3 36 (66.67%) Web Application Development
4 35 (64.81%) BDD
5 16 (29.63%) Dependency Injection
5 16 (29.63%) Kanban
5 16 (29.63%) Web Development
6 15 (27.78%) Multithreading
7 5 (9.26%) Scrum
7 5 (9.26%) SOLID
8 4 (7.41%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.56%) SDLC
9 3 (5.56%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.70%) Coaching
10 2 (3.70%) Microservices
10 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (94.44%) C#
2 35 (64.81%) Ruby
3 15 (27.78%) F#
4 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Google
2 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.85%) Xamarin