The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 53 36 79
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +43
Permanent jobs citing WCF 72 106 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.80% 5.28% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.09% 15.84% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 59 106 29
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
550 669 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.01% 33.30% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 484 609 513
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £77,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
West Midlands

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 22 July 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 120 (94.49%) C#
2 117 (92.13%) .NET
3 95 (74.80%) ASP.NET
4 75 (59.06%) SQL Server
5 61 (48.03%) SQL
6 55 (43.31%) Microsoft
7 49 (38.58%) HTML
8 48 (37.80%) Web Services
9 47 (37.01%) WPF
10 43 (33.86%) JavaScript
11 39 (30.71%) MVC
12 38 (29.92%) SharePoint
13 37 (29.13%) TDD
14 36 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (28.35%) CSS
15 34 (26.77%) .NET Framework
16 31 (24.41%) XML
17 30 (23.62%) Degree
17 30 (23.62%) LINQ
18 27 (21.26%) HTML5
19 26 (20.47%) Windows
19 26 (20.47%) VB.NET
19 26 (20.47%) Team Foundation Server
20 24 (18.90%) MS Excel
21 22 (17.32%) ASP.NET MVC
22 21 (16.54%) CRM
23 20 (15.75%) Scrum
24 19 (14.96%) Silverlight
25 18 (14.17%) jQuery
25 18 (14.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 38 (29.92%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.45%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (7.09%) IIS
4 8 (6.30%) Node.js
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (18.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (10.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (59.06%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (11.02%) Crystal Reports
4 11 (8.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (5.51%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.79%) MySQL
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (20.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.66%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.30%) NUnit
4 7 (5.51%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.72%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (4.72%) Subversion
6 5 (3.94%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (3.15%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.79%) MSTest
8 1 (0.79%) Moq
General
1 13 (10.24%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Banking
3 7 (5.51%) Advertising
4 5 (3.94%) Law
4 5 (3.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.15%) Back Office
5 4 (3.15%) Games
6 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.57%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 122 (96.06%) Developer
2 67 (52.76%) .NET Developer
3 58 (45.67%) C# Developer
4 42 (33.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (21.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (18.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (14.17%) Senior Developer
8 15 (11.81%) Software Developer
9 12 (9.45%) Web Developer
10 11 (8.66%) CRM Developer
11 10 (7.87%) .NET Web Developer
12 9 (7.09%) Senior C# Developer
13 8 (6.30%) Applications Developer
13 8 (6.30%) Senior Software Developer
14 7 (5.51%) C# Web Developer
14 7 (5.51%) BizTalk Developer
15 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Developer
15 6 (4.72%) Senior .NET Developer
16 5 (3.94%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 4 (3.15%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (92.13%) .NET
2 95 (74.80%) ASP.NET
3 49 (38.58%) HTML
4 48 (37.80%) Web Services
5 47 (37.01%) WPF
6 36 (28.35%) CSS
7 34 (26.77%) .NET Framework
8 31 (24.41%) XML
9 30 (23.62%) LINQ
10 27 (21.26%) HTML5
11 22 (17.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (14.96%) Silverlight
13 18 (14.17%) jQuery
13 18 (14.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 18 (14.17%) WinForms
14 17 (13.39%) SOAP
15 10 (7.87%) CSS3
15 10 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 9 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web API
17 8 (6.30%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.39%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.09%) iPhone
3 8 (6.30%) iPad
4 7 (5.51%) Client/Server
4 7 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.36%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.36%) Physics
6 2 (1.57%) NHS
7 1 (0.79%) Streaming Music
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.47%) Windows
2 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.36%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.57%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.71%) MVC
2 37 (29.13%) TDD
3 36 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.54%) CRM
5 20 (15.75%) Scrum
6 18 (14.17%) E-Commerce
7 16 (12.60%) OO
8 14 (11.02%) MVVM
8 14 (11.02%) Web Application Development
9 12 (9.45%) Project Planning
9 12 (9.45%) Data Modelling
10 10 (7.87%) Dependency Injection
11 9 (7.09%) Workflow
11 9 (7.09%) Web Development
11 9 (7.09%) UML
11 9 (7.09%) BDD
12 8 (6.30%) B2B
13 7 (5.51%) Logistics
13 7 (5.51%) SOA
14 6 (4.72%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 120 (94.49%) C#
2 61 (48.03%) SQL
3 43 (33.86%) JavaScript
4 26 (20.47%) VB.NET
5 12 (9.45%) VB
6 11 (8.66%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.51%) Ruby
8 6 (4.72%) VB6
9 5 (3.94%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.79%) XAML
10 1 (0.79%) Java
10 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (23.62%) Degree
2 16 (12.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.30%) MCP
3 8 (6.30%) MCITP
4 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.51%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.36%) MCSE
5 3 (2.36%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 55 (43.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.45%) CheckPoint
3 8 (6.30%) Apple
4 7 (5.51%) Oracle
4 7 (5.51%) Facebook
5 5 (3.94%) Twitter
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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