The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 58 74 36
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -38
Permanent jobs citing WCF 71 60 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.63% 2.82% 5.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.38% 9.38% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 65 50 122
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £24,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £62,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WCF
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
624 640 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.89% 30.05% 30.66%
Number of salaries quoted 564 549 606
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WCF
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

WCF Salary Trend in Birmingham

WCF
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 162 (98.78%) .NET
2 159 (96.95%) C#
3 127 (77.44%) SQL Server
4 122 (74.39%) ASP.NET
5 96 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (57.32%) MVC
7 84 (51.22%) HTML
8 83 (50.61%) JavaScript
9 78 (47.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 74 (45.12%) TDD
11 68 (41.46%) WPF
12 63 (38.41%) CSS
12 63 (38.41%) ASP.NET Web API
13 57 (34.76%) Microsoft
14 55 (33.54%) SQL
15 54 (32.93%) OO
16 53 (32.32%) Web Application Development
17 52 (31.71%) NoSQL
18 51 (31.10%) Git (software)
18 51 (31.10%) Node.js
19 48 (29.27%) RESTful
20 47 (28.66%) BDD
20 47 (28.66%) Ruby
21 44 (26.83%) Computer Science
22 39 (23.78%) VB.NET
23 37 (22.56%) T-SQL
24 36 (21.95%) .NET Framework
25 35 (21.34%) Degree
25 35 (21.34%) WinForms
26 33 (20.12%) Web Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (31.10%) Node.js
2 22 (13.41%) IIS
2 22 (13.41%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.44%) Apache
4 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) HTTP
1 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (77.44%) SQL Server
2 52 (31.71%) NoSQL
3 20 (12.20%) Crystal Reports
4 16 (9.76%) MySQL
5 14 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (7.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.61%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (31.10%) Git (software)
2 31 (18.90%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.66%) NUnit
5 5 (3.05%) Moq
5 5 (3.05%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.44%) MSTest
6 4 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.22%) Subversion
8 1 (0.61%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.61%) JUnit
8 1 (0.61%) Mocha
8 1 (0.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (19.51%) Finance
2 6 (3.66%) Law
3 2 (1.22%) Games
3 2 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (0.61%) Retail
4 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 151 (92.07%) Developer
2 102 (62.20%) .NET Developer
3 38 (23.17%) C# Developer
4 36 (21.95%) Software Developer
5 27 (16.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (12.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (11.59%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (9.76%) Senior Developer
9 13 (7.93%) Junior
9 13 (7.93%) Junior Developer
10 12 (7.32%) Junior .NET Developer
11 11 (6.71%) .NET Software Developer
12 8 (4.88%) Software Engineer
12 8 (4.88%) Graduate
13 7 (4.27%) Lead Developer
13 7 (4.27%) Technical Leader
13 7 (4.27%) C# Software Developer
14 6 (3.66%) .NET Software Engineer
14 6 (3.66%) Senior C# Developer
14 6 (3.66%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (98.78%) .NET
2 122 (74.39%) ASP.NET
3 84 (51.22%) HTML
4 78 (47.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 68 (41.46%) WPF
6 63 (38.41%) CSS
6 63 (38.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 48 (29.27%) RESTful
8 36 (21.95%) .NET Framework
9 35 (21.34%) WinForms
10 32 (19.51%) XML
11 28 (17.07%) Web Services
12 27 (16.46%) HTML5
13 24 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 21 (12.80%) ADO.NET
15 19 (11.59%) LINQ
15 19 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 18 (10.98%) .NET Compact Framework
16 18 (10.98%) Razor View Engine
16 18 (10.98%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.83%) Computer Science
2 26 (15.85%) Social Media
2 26 (15.85%) BBC
3 18 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (10.98%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.22%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.22%) PMI
5 2 (1.22%) iPhone
5 2 (1.22%) iPad
6 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.68%) Windows
2 18 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (57.32%) MVC
3 74 (45.12%) TDD
4 54 (32.93%) OO
5 53 (32.32%) Web Application Development
6 47 (28.66%) BDD
7 33 (20.12%) Web Development
8 23 (14.02%) OOD
9 19 (11.59%) SDLC
10 17 (10.37%) Mentoring
10 17 (10.37%) Scrum
10 17 (10.37%) E-Commerce
11 16 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (6.10%) MVVM
14 9 (5.49%) Software Delivery
14 9 (5.49%) CRM
14 9 (5.49%) Project Management
15 8 (4.88%) Software Engineering
16 7 (4.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 159 (96.95%) C#
2 83 (50.61%) JavaScript
3 55 (33.54%) SQL
4 47 (28.66%) Ruby
5 39 (23.78%) VB.NET
6 37 (22.56%) T-SQL
7 26 (15.85%) VB
8 18 (10.98%) VB6
9 17 (10.37%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.27%) Java
11 6 (3.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (21.34%) Degree
2 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.05%) MCSD
4 3 (1.83%) MCP
5 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.61%) MCTS
6 1 (0.61%) MCAD
6 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 57 (34.76%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.07%) Apple
3 26 (15.85%) Sony
3 26 (15.85%) Yahoo!
3 26 (15.85%) Google
3 26 (15.85%) Facebook
4 9 (5.49%) GUPTA
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago