Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 43 39
Rank change year-on-year -27 -4 -11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 30 51 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.70% 4.95% 6.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.58% 11.83% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 26 50 56
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £37,375 £27,675 £27,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -1.32%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 456 431 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 41.04% 41.80% 52.67%
Number of salaries quoted 411 368 431
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,425 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,250 £52,500
North East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,018
% change year-on-year - +4.11% +2.91%

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
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 16 January 2018. 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
Gateshead -14 13 £45,000 +12.50%
Sunderland +3 11 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 6 £40,000 -
WCF
North East

For the 6 months to 16 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for WCF.

1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (96.67%) C#
3 28 (93.33%) SQL Server
3 28 (93.33%) MVC
4 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET
5 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (83.33%) TDD
5 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (76.67%) Node.js
6 23 (76.67%) Web Application Development
6 23 (76.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 17 (56.67%) RESTful
8 14 (46.67%) OO
8 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (43.33%) NoSQL
9 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2016
9 13 (43.33%) Google
10 12 (40.00%) Ruby
10 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
10 12 (40.00%) Yahoo!
10 12 (40.00%) Sony
10 12 (40.00%) BBC
10 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (40.00%) Apple
10 12 (40.00%) Social Media
10 12 (40.00%) BDD
10 12 (40.00%) Facebook
11 11 (36.67%) Dependency Injection
11 11 (36.67%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (36.67%) Ninject

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (43.33%) NoSQL
2 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) Big Data
5 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 24 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (40.00%) Social Media Developer
4 10 (33.33%) Messaging Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Azure Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Web Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Web Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (76.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 23 (76.67%) Node.js
5 17 (56.67%) RESTful
6 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (36.67%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (36.67%) Ninject
8 4 (13.33%) CSS
8 4 (13.33%) HTML
9 3 (10.00%) HTML5
9 3 (10.00%) jQuery
9 3 (10.00%) JSON
9 3 (10.00%) Web Services
10 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
10 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (3.33%) TensorFlow
11 1 (3.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) BBC
1 12 (40.00%) Social Media
2 1 (3.33%) iPhone
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) MVC
2 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (83.33%) TDD
3 23 (76.67%) Web Application Development
4 14 (46.67%) OO
5 12 (40.00%) BDD
6 11 (36.67%) Dependency Injection
6 11 (36.67%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (6.67%) Coaching
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) Microservices
7 2 (6.67%) Mobile Development
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (3.33%) API Integration
8 1 (3.33%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (3.33%) Data Analytics
8 1 (3.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) C#
2 12 (40.00%) Ruby
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) Fortran
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.33%) RPG
4 1 (3.33%) RPG III
4 1 (3.33%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
1 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Google
2 12 (40.00%) Apple
2 12 (40.00%) Facebook
2 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Sony
2 12 (40.00%) Yahoo!
3 2 (6.67%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) IBM