The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wigan 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Manchester / Wigan
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 2.17% 2.33% 7.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.28% 4.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Median salary £38,750 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.23% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £32,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
Wigan
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 61 25 20
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wigan 66.30% 58.14% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 59 25 17
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.76% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Wigan

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wigan 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 Wigan

WCF
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Salary trend for WCF in Wigan

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Wigan region with a requirement for WCF.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) WinForms
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) Business Development
2 3 (60.00%) WPF
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) GitHub
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 3 (60.00%) SOLID
2 3 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Code First Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wigan 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Internet Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) WinForms
2 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (40.00%) Code First Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Business Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) SOLID
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Google
1 3 (60.00%) IBM