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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 104 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 40 82 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.70% 4.05% 3.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.80% 12.63% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 37 79 62
Median salary £41,162 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
690 649 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.40% 32.07% 29.64%
Number of salaries quoted 564 571 509
Median salary £38,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 July 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 93 (97.89%) .NET
2 86 (90.53%) C#
3 79 (83.16%) ASP.NET
4 76 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 76 (80.00%) MVC
5 53 (55.79%) JavaScript
6 45 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (45.26%) SQL
8 41 (43.16%) jQuery
9 38 (40.00%) Web Services
9 38 (40.00%) Visual Studio
10 37 (38.95%) .NET Framework
11 36 (37.89%) CSS
11 36 (37.89%) Entity Framework
12 35 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
13 33 (34.74%) Web Application Development
14 31 (32.63%) HTML
14 31 (32.63%) Git (software)
15 30 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 29 (30.53%) XML
17 26 (27.37%) TDD
17 26 (27.37%) SQL Server 2014
18 25 (26.32%) Node.js
19 22 (23.16%) BDD
20 21 (22.11%) Team Foundation Server
20 21 (22.11%) AngularJS
20 21 (22.11%) Web Development
21 20 (21.05%) VB.NET
21 20 (21.05%) RESTful

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 17 (17.89%) SharePoint
2 13 (13.68%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (7.37%) IIS
4 6 (6.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (6.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.05%) CMS
5 1 (1.05%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.11%) Office 365
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) SSL
2 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (27.37%) SQL Server 2014
3 20 (21.05%) NoSQL
4 17 (17.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.32%) MySQL
6 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.05%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 31 (32.63%) Git (software)
3 21 (22.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (12.63%) Subversion
5 3 (3.16%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.11%) Moq
6 2 (2.11%) NUnit
6 2 (2.11%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.11%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.05%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.05%) Hudson
7 1 (1.05%) NuGet
7 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (7.37%) Music Industry
2 5 (5.26%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (1.05%) Advertising
3 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (84.21%) Developer
2 61 (64.21%) .NET Developer
3 32 (33.68%) C# Developer
4 29 (30.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 15 (15.79%) Software Developer
6 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (14.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (13.68%) C# Software Developer
7 13 (13.68%) SQL Developer
8 12 (12.63%) .NET Software Developer
8 12 (12.63%) Social Media Developer
9 11 (11.58%) C# WCF Developer
9 11 (11.58%) WCF Developer
10 9 (9.47%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (8.42%) Software Team Leader
11 8 (8.42%) Team Leader
12 7 (7.37%) .NET Programmer
12 7 (7.37%) Programmer
12 7 (7.37%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (97.89%) .NET
2 79 (83.16%) ASP.NET
3 45 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 41 (43.16%) jQuery
5 38 (40.00%) Web Services
6 37 (38.95%) .NET Framework
7 36 (37.89%) CSS
7 36 (37.89%) Entity Framework
8 35 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (32.63%) HTML
10 30 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 29 (30.53%) XML
12 25 (26.32%) Node.js
13 21 (22.11%) AngularJS
14 20 (21.05%) RESTful
15 19 (20.00%) XSLT
16 18 (18.95%) REST
16 18 (18.95%) SOAP
17 16 (16.84%) LINQ
18 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) iPad
2 12 (12.63%) BBC
2 12 (12.63%) Mobile App
2 12 (12.63%) Social Media
3 6 (6.32%) e-Learning
4 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.16%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.05%) Blog
6 1 (1.05%) FMCG
6 1 (1.05%) iPhone
6 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) Android
2 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.05%) Windows
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (80.00%) MVC
2 45 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (34.74%) Web Application Development
4 26 (27.37%) TDD
5 22 (23.16%) BDD
6 21 (22.11%) Web Development
7 19 (20.00%) Scrum
8 18 (18.95%) SOA
9 17 (17.89%) OO
10 14 (14.74%) SOLID
11 13 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (13.68%) Data Management
12 11 (11.58%) Mobile Application Development
12 11 (11.58%) Service Delivery
13 8 (8.42%) ETL
13 8 (8.42%) Software Architecture
14 7 (7.37%) Dependency Injection
14 7 (7.37%) High Availability
14 7 (7.37%) Software Engineering
14 7 (7.37%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (90.53%) C#
2 53 (55.79%) JavaScript
3 43 (45.26%) SQL
4 20 (21.05%) VB.NET
5 19 (20.00%) Ruby
6 13 (13.68%) XPath
7 11 (11.58%) T-SQL
8 7 (7.37%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.11%) C++
9 2 (2.11%) VB
10 1 (1.05%) C
10 1 (1.05%) Java
10 1 (1.05%) VC++
10 1 (1.05%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.63%) Apple
2 12 (12.63%) Facebook
2 12 (12.63%) Google
2 12 (12.63%) Sony
2 12 (12.63%) Yahoo!
3 11 (11.58%) Oracle
4 2 (2.11%) Sitecore
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