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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 30 24
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 32 49 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.44% 8.99% 9.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.08% 18.35% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 32 48 56
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
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 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 199 267 312
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 46.28% 48.99% 51.49%
Number of salaries quoted 179 243 268
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 28 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Gateshead +10 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
South Tyneside - 1 £35,000 -
WCF
North East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (94.64%) C#
3 52 (92.86%) SQL Server
4 49 (87.50%) ASP.NET
5 48 (85.71%) .NET Framework
6 47 (83.93%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (80.36%) MVC
7 45 (80.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (76.79%) RESTful
8 43 (76.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 43 (76.79%) TDD
9 42 (75.00%) Ruby
9 42 (75.00%) Entity Framework
9 42 (75.00%) Web Application Development
9 42 (75.00%) BDD
10 39 (69.64%) SQL Server 2014
11 28 (50.00%) Git (software)
12 25 (44.64%) NoSQL
12 25 (44.64%) Node.js
12 25 (44.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 24 (42.86%) AngularJS
14 22 (39.29%) Code First Entity Framework
15 21 (37.50%) WPF
16 19 (33.93%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (33.93%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (33.93%) Amazon AWS
17 18 (32.14%) KnockoutJS
17 18 (32.14%) Kanban
17 18 (32.14%) Games
18 17 (30.36%) MSMQ

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 17 (30.36%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 19 (33.93%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (33.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 39 (69.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 25 (44.64%) NoSQL
4 17 (30.36%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 28 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (30.36%) TeamCity
3 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.36%) Subversion
General
1 18 (32.14%) Games
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Marketing
3 2 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (98.21%) Developer
2 53 (94.64%) .NET Developer
3 30 (53.57%) C# Developer
4 28 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (46.43%) ASP.NET Developer
5 26 (46.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (41.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 18 (32.14%) Junior
7 18 (32.14%) Junior Developer
8 17 (30.36%) Graduate
8 17 (30.36%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 17 (30.36%) Graduate Developer
8 17 (30.36%) Junior .NET Developer
9 9 (16.07%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (10.71%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
11 3 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
12 2 (3.57%) SQL Developer
13 1 (1.79%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 48 (85.71%) .NET Framework
4 45 (80.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 43 (76.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 43 (76.79%) RESTful
6 42 (75.00%) Entity Framework
7 25 (44.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 25 (44.64%) Node.js
8 24 (42.86%) AngularJS
9 22 (39.29%) Code First Entity Framework
10 21 (37.50%) WPF
11 18 (32.14%) KnockoutJS
12 17 (30.36%) MSMQ
12 17 (30.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (12.50%) HTML
14 5 (8.93%) Web Services
15 4 (7.14%) HTML5
16 3 (5.36%) Angular 2
16 3 (5.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (30.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) Blog
3 3 (5.36%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.36%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (83.93%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (80.36%) MVC
3 43 (76.79%) TDD
4 42 (75.00%) BDD
4 42 (75.00%) Web Application Development
5 18 (32.14%) Kanban
6 17 (30.36%) Dependency Injection
6 17 (30.36%) Multithreading
6 17 (30.36%) Web Development
7 5 (8.93%) Scrum
8 3 (5.36%) OO
9 2 (3.57%) Migration
9 2 (3.57%) SOLID
10 1 (1.79%) Front End Development
10 1 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (1.79%) Line Management
10 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.79%) OOP
10 1 (1.79%) SOA
10 1 (1.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (94.64%) C#
2 42 (75.00%) Ruby
3 17 (30.36%) F#
4 8 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.36%) C++
6 3 (5.36%) Java
6 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) Kibana
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Google
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) CA Agile Central
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