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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 99 95 84
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 40 36 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.78% 1.88% 2.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.07% 5.89% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 40 36 56
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
659 611 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.33% 31.82% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 601 538 572
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%

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 8 December 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 78 (100.00%) C#
2 77 (98.72%) .NET
3 74 (94.87%) MVC
4 64 (82.05%) SQL Server
5 58 (74.36%) ASP.NET
6 53 (67.95%) JavaScript
7 50 (64.10%) .NET Framework
7 50 (64.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 50 (64.10%) Entity Framework
8 38 (48.72%) jQuery
9 37 (47.44%) SQL Server 2014
9 37 (47.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 35 (44.87%) ASP.NET Web API
11 34 (43.59%) SQL
12 32 (41.03%) Web Application Development
13 30 (38.46%) HTML
13 30 (38.46%) CSS
14 28 (35.90%) KnockoutJS
15 26 (33.33%) AngularJS
16 25 (32.05%) Git (software)
17 24 (30.77%) TDD
17 24 (30.77%) Visual Studio
17 24 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 23 (29.49%) Ruby
18 23 (29.49%) BDD
19 22 (28.21%) NoSQL
19 22 (28.21%) RESTful
19 22 (28.21%) Music Industry
19 22 (28.21%) Node.js
19 22 (28.21%) High Availability

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 6 (7.69%) IIS
1 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.28%) CMS
3 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (82.05%) SQL Server
2 37 (47.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 22 (28.21%) NoSQL
4 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (32.05%) Git (software)
2 24 (30.77%) Visual Studio
3 10 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.13%) Subversion
5 3 (3.85%) NUnit
6 2 (2.56%) Moq
6 2 (2.56%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.56%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.28%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (28.21%) Music Industry
2 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (80.77%) Developer
2 48 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 17 (21.79%) C# Developer
4 15 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 11 (14.10%) Senior Developer
7 10 (12.82%) C# WCF Developer
7 10 (12.82%) WCF Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Development Manager
8 7 (8.97%) Software Development Manager
8 7 (8.97%) Software Manager
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (3.85%) .NET Architect
10 3 (3.85%) .NET Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.85%) Architect
10 3 (3.85%) C# Architect
10 3 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (98.72%) .NET
2 58 (74.36%) ASP.NET
3 50 (64.10%) .NET Framework
3 50 (64.10%) ASP.NET MVC
3 50 (64.10%) Entity Framework
4 38 (48.72%) jQuery
5 37 (47.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 35 (44.87%) ASP.NET Web API
7 30 (38.46%) CSS
7 30 (38.46%) HTML
8 28 (35.90%) KnockoutJS
9 26 (33.33%) AngularJS
10 24 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 22 (28.21%) Code First Entity Framework
11 22 (28.21%) Node.js
11 22 (28.21%) RESTful
12 19 (24.36%) Web Services
13 18 (23.08%) LINQ
13 18 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
14 12 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) iPad
2 3 (3.85%) e-Learning
2 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Android
1 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (94.87%) MVC
2 32 (41.03%) Web Application Development
3 24 (30.77%) TDD
4 23 (29.49%) BDD
5 22 (28.21%) High Availability
6 17 (21.79%) SOA
7 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (14.10%) UML
9 9 (11.54%) Software Architecture
10 7 (8.97%) Scrum
11 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.69%) EAI
12 5 (6.41%) CRM
12 5 (6.41%) SDLC
12 5 (6.41%) Web Development
13 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (5.13%) OO
14 3 (3.85%) Data Management
14 3 (3.85%) ETL
14 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) C#
2 53 (67.95%) JavaScript
3 34 (43.59%) SQL
4 23 (29.49%) Ruby
5 19 (24.36%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.69%) C++
7 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.13%) Java
9 3 (3.85%) XPath
10 1 (1.28%) VB
10 1 (1.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (3.85%) NEC
4 1 (1.28%) Perforce
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + extensive benefits - listed in ad
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus extensive benefits (listed in job advert)
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Circa £36,000 per-annum, plus performance related bonus.
Posted: 20 days ago