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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 69 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 61 63 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.03% 3.54% 2.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.50% 11.09% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 60 59 39
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
581 568 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.88% 31.89% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 520 529 386
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 100 (96.15%) C#
2 98 (94.23%) .NET
3 81 (77.88%) ASP.NET
4 80 (76.92%) SQL Server
5 72 (69.23%) MVC
6 64 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (56.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (47.12%) ASP.NET Web API
9 48 (46.15%) Git (software)
10 45 (43.27%) TDD
11 38 (36.54%) JavaScript
11 38 (36.54%) OO
11 38 (36.54%) SQL Server 2014
12 36 (34.62%) NoSQL
13 35 (33.65%) RESTful
13 35 (33.65%) BDD
13 35 (33.65%) Node.js
13 35 (33.65%) Web Application Development
13 35 (33.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 35 (33.65%) Ruby
14 34 (32.69%) SQL
15 32 (30.77%) .NET Framework
16 31 (29.81%) Web Services
17 29 (27.88%) XML
18 25 (24.04%) Microsoft
19 24 (23.08%) Sony
19 24 (23.08%) Apple
19 24 (23.08%) Visual Studio
19 24 (23.08%) Yahoo!
19 24 (23.08%) Google

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 35 (33.65%) Node.js
2 16 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (13.46%) IIS
4 11 (10.58%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.88%) CMS
5 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.92%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.96%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) HTTPS
2 5 (4.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 38 (36.54%) SQL Server 2014
3 36 (34.62%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.77%) MySQL
6 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.81%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 24 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 16 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (11.54%) Subversion
5 4 (3.85%) NUnit
6 2 (1.92%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.92%) Moq
6 2 (1.92%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.92%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.96%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.96%) JUnit
7 1 (0.96%) Mocha
7 1 (0.96%) MSBuild
General
1 17 (16.35%) Finance
2 13 (12.50%) Games
3 11 (10.58%) Local Government
4 3 (2.88%) Publishing
5 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 102 (98.08%) Developer
2 73 (70.19%) .NET Developer
3 34 (32.69%) C# Developer
4 28 (26.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (23.08%) Social Media Developer
6 18 (17.31%) Senior Developer
7 17 (16.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (16.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (14.42%) C# WCF Developer
8 15 (14.42%) Software Developer
8 15 (14.42%) WCF Developer
9 14 (13.46%) SQL Developer
10 13 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
11 12 (11.54%) .NET Software Developer
12 11 (10.58%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 8 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
15 6 (5.77%) Senior C# Developer
15 6 (5.77%) VB.NET Developer
16 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (94.23%) .NET
2 81 (77.88%) ASP.NET
3 59 (56.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 49 (47.12%) ASP.NET Web API
5 35 (33.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 35 (33.65%) RESTful
6 32 (30.77%) .NET Framework
7 31 (29.81%) Web Services
8 29 (27.88%) XML
9 24 (23.08%) WPF
10 21 (20.19%) Entity Framework
11 19 (18.27%) KnockoutJS
12 18 (17.31%) AngularJS
12 18 (17.31%) HTML
13 16 (15.38%) CSS
13 16 (15.38%) REST
14 14 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 13 (12.50%) XSLT
16 12 (11.54%) WinForms
17 11 (10.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.08%) BBC
1 24 (23.08%) Social Media
2 14 (13.46%) Mobile App
3 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.73%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.73%) User Experience
5 5 (4.81%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.81%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (3.85%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.50%) Windows
2 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.81%) Android
3 5 (4.81%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (69.23%) MVC
2 64 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (43.27%) TDD
4 38 (36.54%) OO
5 35 (33.65%) BDD
5 35 (33.65%) Web Application Development
6 16 (15.38%) Scrum
7 12 (11.54%) SOA
7 12 (11.54%) Web Development
8 11 (10.58%) Mobile Application Development
8 11 (10.58%) SOLID
9 10 (9.62%) MVVM
10 9 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (8.65%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (7.69%) Data Management
11 8 (7.69%) Service Delivery
12 7 (6.73%) OOD
13 6 (5.77%) SDLC
13 6 (5.77%) Unit Testing
14 5 (4.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 100 (96.15%) C#
2 38 (36.54%) JavaScript
3 35 (33.65%) Ruby
4 34 (32.69%) SQL
5 13 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 13 (12.50%) XPath
6 11 (10.58%) T-SQL
7 8 (7.69%) VB
8 5 (4.81%) VB6
9 4 (3.85%) C
10 3 (2.88%) Java
10 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.88%) XAML
11 2 (1.92%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.92%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.92%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) MCPD
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (24.04%) Microsoft
2 24 (23.08%) Apple
2 24 (23.08%) Facebook
2 24 (23.08%) Google
2 24 (23.08%) Sony
2 24 (23.08%) Yahoo!
3 11 (10.58%) Oracle
4 3 (2.88%) Telerik
5 2 (1.92%) Adobe
5 2 (1.92%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.92%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.96%) Infragistics
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