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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 45 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 97 61 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.33% 3.28% 3.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.09% 11.47% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 96 57 63
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
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
643 532 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.35% 28.57% 36.76%
Number of salaries quoted 566 464 562
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 27 May 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 166 (98.81%) .NET
2 162 (96.43%) C#
3 129 (76.79%) ASP.NET
4 122 (72.62%) SQL Server
5 99 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (57.74%) HTML
7 86 (51.19%) MVC
8 84 (50.00%) JavaScript
9 79 (47.02%) CSS
10 74 (44.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 61 (36.31%) Microsoft
12 60 (35.71%) SQL
12 60 (35.71%) OO
13 59 (35.12%) TDD
14 58 (34.52%) ASP.NET Web API
15 56 (33.33%) WPF
16 49 (29.17%) Web Application Development
17 47 (27.98%) .NET Framework
18 45 (26.79%) Node.js
19 43 (25.60%) Git (software)
19 43 (25.60%) RESTful
20 42 (25.00%) NoSQL
20 42 (25.00%) Ruby
21 41 (24.40%) SharePoint
21 41 (24.40%) BDD
22 40 (23.81%) T-SQL
22 40 (23.81%) Computer Science
23 38 (22.62%) Windows
23 38 (22.62%) VB.NET
24 33 (19.64%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 45 (26.79%) Node.js
2 41 (24.40%) SharePoint
3 32 (19.05%) IIS
4 24 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (3.57%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (10.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (8.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.19%) Internet
2 1 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (72.62%) SQL Server
2 42 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 20 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (8.33%) MySQL
5 13 (7.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (6.55%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.60%) SQLite
10 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.60%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (25.60%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.10%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.17%) NUnit
5 6 (3.57%) MSTest
6 4 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (2.38%) Moq
7 3 (1.79%) CruiseControl
7 3 (1.79%) Subversion
7 3 (1.79%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.60%) Hudson
9 1 (0.60%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.60%) CocoaPods
9 1 (0.60%) Xcode
General
1 22 (13.10%) Finance
2 7 (4.17%) Law
3 2 (1.19%) Banking
3 2 (1.19%) Retail
4 1 (0.60%) Marketing
4 1 (0.60%) Automotive
4 1 (0.60%) Advertising
4 1 (0.60%) Publishing
4 1 (0.60%) Games
4 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 157 (93.45%) Developer
2 99 (58.93%) .NET Developer
3 38 (22.62%) Software Developer
4 36 (21.43%) C# Developer
5 24 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (11.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (11.31%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (10.12%) .NET Software Developer
8 14 (8.33%) Junior Developer
8 14 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
8 14 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
8 14 (8.33%) Junior
9 10 (5.95%) Graduate
9 10 (5.95%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.57%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.57%) .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (3.57%) Technical Leader
11 5 (2.98%) Junior C# Developer
11 5 (2.98%) Junior C# .NET Developer
11 5 (2.98%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (98.81%) .NET
2 129 (76.79%) ASP.NET
3 97 (57.74%) HTML
4 79 (47.02%) CSS
5 74 (44.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 58 (34.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 56 (33.33%) WPF
8 47 (27.98%) .NET Framework
9 43 (25.60%) RESTful
10 33 (19.64%) XML
11 31 (18.45%) WinForms
12 25 (14.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 21 (12.50%) LINQ
14 19 (11.31%) jQuery
14 19 (11.31%) HTML5
14 19 (11.31%) Web Services
15 16 (9.52%) Silverlight
16 14 (8.33%) Ajax
17 12 (7.14%) ADO.NET
18 11 (6.55%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 24 (14.29%) BBC
2 24 (14.29%) Social Media
3 11 (6.55%) Client/Server
3 11 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.79%) iPad
5 3 (1.79%) iPhone
6 2 (1.19%) PMI
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.62%) Windows
2 11 (6.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.19%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (51.19%) MVC
3 60 (35.71%) OO
4 59 (35.12%) TDD
5 49 (29.17%) Web Application Development
6 41 (24.40%) BDD
7 22 (13.10%) CRM
8 19 (11.31%) Web Development
9 18 (10.71%) E-Commerce
10 14 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
10 14 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 14 (8.33%) SDLC
11 12 (7.14%) Scrum
11 12 (7.14%) OOD
11 12 (7.14%) Release Management
11 12 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (6.55%) Unit Testing
13 9 (5.36%) Dependency Injection
13 9 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 162 (96.43%) C#
2 84 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 60 (35.71%) SQL
4 42 (25.00%) Ruby
5 40 (23.81%) T-SQL
6 38 (22.62%) VB.NET
7 20 (11.90%) VB
8 16 (9.52%) PowerShell
9 11 (6.55%) VB6
10 6 (3.57%) PHP
11 5 (2.98%) Java
12 2 (1.19%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (16.67%) Degree
2 23 (13.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (11.31%) MCSD
4 17 (10.12%) MCP
5 15 (8.93%) MCAD
5 15 (8.93%) MCTS
6 4 (2.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.19%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.19%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.19%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.60%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 61 (36.31%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.07%) Apple
3 24 (14.29%) Sony
3 24 (14.29%) Yahoo!
3 24 (14.29%) Google
3 24 (14.29%) Facebook
4 7 (4.17%) GUPTA
5 2 (1.19%) Adobe
5 2 (1.19%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.60%) Twitter
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle
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