The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 97 72 72
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 34 49 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.78% 2.63% 3.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.28% 8.48% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 34 48 55
Median salary £47,500 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £35,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
541 578 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.27% 30.98% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 500 511 511
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

WCF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for WCF.

1 68 (100.00%) C#
2 67 (98.53%) .NET
3 63 (92.65%) MVC
4 57 (83.82%) SQL Server
5 52 (76.47%) ASP.NET
6 43 (63.24%) JavaScript
6 43 (63.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (61.76%) Entity Framework
7 42 (61.76%) .NET Framework
8 33 (48.53%) SQL Server 2014
8 33 (48.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 32 (47.06%) ASP.NET Web API
9 32 (47.06%) jQuery
10 30 (44.12%) Web Application Development
11 27 (39.71%) SQL
12 26 (38.24%) HTML
13 24 (35.29%) CSS
14 23 (33.82%) Visual Studio
14 23 (33.82%) TDD
14 23 (33.82%) Git (software)
15 22 (32.35%) Ruby
15 22 (32.35%) BDD
15 22 (32.35%) KnockoutJS
16 21 (30.88%) Node.js
16 21 (30.88%) NoSQL
16 21 (30.88%) RESTful
17 19 (27.94%) AngularJS
17 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
18 18 (26.47%) Web Services
18 18 (26.47%) Twitter Bootstrap

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (8.82%) IIS
1 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (83.82%) SQL Server
2 33 (48.53%) SQL Server 2014
3 21 (30.88%) NoSQL
4 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Git (software)
1 23 (33.82%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.41%) Subversion
4 1 (1.47%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.47%) NUnit
General
1 16 (23.53%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 52 (76.47%) Developer
2 39 (57.35%) .NET Developer
3 12 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 11 (16.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Software Developer
7 8 (11.76%) Senior Developer
8 7 (10.29%) C# WCF Developer
8 7 (10.29%) WCF Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Development Manager
9 6 (8.82%) Software Development Manager
9 6 (8.82%) Software Manager
10 4 (5.88%) .NET Architect
10 4 (5.88%) .NET Solutions Architect
10 4 (5.88%) Architect
10 4 (5.88%) C# Architect
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (4.41%) Software Development Team Leader
11 3 (4.41%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (98.53%) .NET
2 52 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 43 (63.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (61.76%) .NET Framework
4 42 (61.76%) Entity Framework
5 33 (48.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 32 (47.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 32 (47.06%) jQuery
7 26 (38.24%) HTML
8 24 (35.29%) CSS
9 22 (32.35%) KnockoutJS
10 21 (30.88%) Node.js
10 21 (30.88%) RESTful
11 19 (27.94%) AngularJS
12 18 (26.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (26.47%) Web Services
13 17 (25.00%) LINQ
14 16 (23.53%) Code First Entity Framework
15 15 (22.06%) Razor View Engine
16 11 (16.18%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) iPad
2 2 (2.94%) e-Learning
2 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Android
1 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (92.65%) MVC
2 30 (44.12%) Web Application Development
3 23 (33.82%) TDD
4 22 (32.35%) BDD
5 16 (23.53%) High Availability
6 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (19.12%) SOA
8 9 (13.24%) Software Architecture
9 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (11.76%) UML
10 7 (10.29%) Scrum
10 7 (10.29%) SDLC
11 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (8.82%) CRM
11 6 (8.82%) EAI
12 5 (7.35%) OO
13 4 (5.88%) Web Development
14 2 (2.94%) Automated Testing
14 2 (2.94%) Data Management
14 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) C#
2 43 (63.24%) JavaScript
3 27 (39.71%) SQL
4 22 (32.35%) Ruby
5 15 (22.06%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.35%) C++
6 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.88%) Java
8 2 (2.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) NEC
4 1 (1.47%) Perforce
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