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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 59 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 56 53 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.09% 3.05% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.16% 8.94% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 55 47 42
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £33,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,000 £42,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
502 593 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.67% 34.10% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 438 530 439
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 18 April 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 92 (94.85%) .NET
2 90 (92.78%) C#
3 82 (84.54%) ASP.NET
4 50 (51.55%) SQL
5 46 (47.42%) HTML
6 44 (45.36%) SQL Server
7 42 (43.30%) WPF
8 39 (40.21%) Microsoft
9 36 (37.11%) JavaScript
10 34 (35.05%) .NET Framework
11 30 (30.93%) MVC
12 29 (29.90%) HTML5
13 26 (26.80%) CSS
13 26 (26.80%) LINQ
14 23 (23.71%) Silverlight
15 22 (22.68%) Web Services
16 21 (21.65%) SharePoint
17 20 (20.62%) Banking
18 19 (19.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 18 (18.56%) MVVM
19 18 (18.56%) jQuery
19 18 (18.56%) CRM
20 17 (17.53%) Visual Studio
21 16 (16.49%) VB.NET
21 16 (16.49%) E-Commerce
21 16 (16.49%) Finance
21 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
21 16 (16.49%) WinForms
21 16 (16.49%) iPhone
21 16 (16.49%) ASP.NET MVC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (21.65%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.28%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.12%) IIS
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.03%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (45.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.46%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (10.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (17.53%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (10.31%) NUnit
4 5 (5.15%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (5.15%) Subversion
5 3 (3.09%) MSTest
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.06%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.03%) Moq
7 1 (1.03%) Maven
General
1 20 (20.62%) Banking
2 16 (16.49%) Finance
3 4 (4.12%) Back Office
3 4 (4.12%) Games
4 3 (3.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.06%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.06%) Automotive
6 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (88.66%) Developer
2 52 (53.61%) C# Developer
3 50 (51.55%) .NET Developer
4 32 (32.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (16.49%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (14.43%) Web Developer
6 14 (14.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (13.40%) Senior Developer
8 9 (9.28%) Software Developer
9 7 (7.22%) C# Web Developer
9 7 (7.22%) .NET Web Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Architect
11 5 (5.15%) C# Architect
11 5 (5.15%) Software Engineer
12 4 (4.12%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (4.12%) Senior Web Developer
13 3 (3.09%) Senior C# Developer
13 3 (3.09%) Senior .NET Developer
13 3 (3.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 2 (2.06%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (94.85%) .NET
2 82 (84.54%) ASP.NET
3 46 (47.42%) HTML
4 42 (43.30%) WPF
5 34 (35.05%) .NET Framework
6 29 (29.90%) HTML5
7 26 (26.80%) CSS
7 26 (26.80%) LINQ
8 23 (23.71%) Silverlight
9 22 (22.68%) Web Services
10 19 (19.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 18 (18.56%) jQuery
12 16 (16.49%) WinForms
12 16 (16.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (11.34%) JSON
14 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 9 (9.28%) Razor View Engine
15 8 (8.25%) Cocoa
16 7 (7.22%) XML
17 6 (6.19%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) iPhone
2 11 (11.34%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.25%) iPad
4 5 (5.15%) N-Tier
5 4 (4.12%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.12%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.06%) Physics
7 1 (1.03%) Social Media
7 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.03%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.40%) Windows
2 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.93%) MVC
2 18 (18.56%) MVVM
2 18 (18.56%) CRM
3 16 (16.49%) E-Commerce
3 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.46%) Dependency Injection
5 14 (14.43%) Scrum
6 13 (13.40%) Web Development
7 10 (10.31%) TDD
7 10 (10.31%) OO
8 8 (8.25%) SOA
8 8 (8.25%) B2B
8 8 (8.25%) UML
8 8 (8.25%) Investment Management
9 6 (6.19%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.15%) Web Application Development
11 4 (4.12%) OOD
11 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.12%) OOP
11 4 (4.12%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 90 (92.78%) C#
2 50 (51.55%) SQL
3 36 (37.11%) JavaScript
4 16 (16.49%) VB.NET
5 9 (9.28%) VB
6 8 (8.25%) Objective-C
7 7 (7.22%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.12%) VB6
9 1 (1.03%) Java
9 1 (1.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) MCP
2 6 (6.19%) Degree
3 3 (3.09%) MCSE
3 3 (3.09%) MCSD
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (40.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) Apple
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle
4 3 (3.09%) Twitter
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