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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 74 73 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Permanent jobs citing WCF 59 45 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.92% 2.47% 3.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.39% 8.11% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 56 45 52
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
568 555 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.12% 30.41% 34.55%
Number of salaries quoted 536 496 518
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 108 (98.18%) .NET
2 106 (96.36%) C#
3 95 (86.36%) ASP.NET
4 82 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (69.09%) SQL Server
6 58 (52.73%) SQL
7 56 (50.91%) HTML
8 52 (47.27%) Microsoft
9 51 (46.36%) MVC
10 47 (42.73%) CSS
11 45 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 42 (38.18%) JavaScript
12 42 (38.18%) OO
13 38 (34.55%) Windows
13 38 (34.55%) .NET Framework
14 34 (30.91%) TDD
15 32 (29.09%) CRM
16 31 (28.18%) T-SQL
17 30 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
18 29 (26.36%) SharePoint
19 28 (25.45%) MCP
20 26 (23.64%) Web Services
20 26 (23.64%) jQuery
21 25 (22.73%) IIS
21 25 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
22 24 (21.82%) SQL Server 2008
23 23 (20.91%) WPF
24 22 (20.00%) Scrum
24 22 (20.00%) Ajax
25 21 (19.09%) Ruby

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (26.36%) SharePoint
2 25 (22.73%) IIS
3 20 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 19 (17.27%) Node.js
4 19 (17.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.82%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 8 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (19.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (17.27%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (69.09%) SQL Server
2 24 (21.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (15.45%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.64%) SQLite
5 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.82%) MySQL
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (19.09%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.27%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.64%) Xcode
4 4 (3.64%) Subversion
5 3 (2.73%) NUnit
6 2 (1.82%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.82%) MSTest
6 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.91%) JIRA
7 1 (0.91%) MSBuild
General
1 14 (12.73%) Advertising
2 13 (11.82%) Retail
3 4 (3.64%) Finance
4 3 (2.73%) Law
5 2 (1.82%) Automotive
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (96.36%) Developer
2 47 (42.73%) .NET Developer
3 19 (17.27%) SharePoint Developer
4 18 (16.36%) Software Developer
5 11 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Team Leader
7 6 (5.45%) Junior
7 6 (5.45%) Software Team Leader
7 6 (5.45%) Junior Developer
7 6 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Architect
9 4 (3.64%) Lead .NET Developer
9 4 (3.64%) iOS Developer
9 4 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.64%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (1.82%) CRM Developer
10 2 (1.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (98.18%) .NET
2 95 (86.36%) ASP.NET
3 56 (50.91%) HTML
4 47 (42.73%) CSS
5 45 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (34.55%) .NET Framework
7 26 (23.64%) Web Services
7 26 (23.64%) jQuery
8 25 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (20.91%) WPF
10 22 (20.00%) Ajax
11 21 (19.09%) HTML5
11 21 (19.09%) RESTful
12 18 (16.36%) LINQ
13 15 (13.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 15 (13.64%) XML
14 13 (11.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (10.00%) WinForms
16 9 (8.18%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.09%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (12.73%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.09%) iPhone
3 10 (9.09%) iPad
4 6 (5.45%) Social Media
4 6 (5.45%) BBC
5 3 (2.73%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.82%) Streaming Music
6 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.91%) NHS
7 1 (0.91%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 38 (34.55%) Windows
2 11 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.91%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (46.36%) MVC
3 42 (38.18%) OO
4 34 (30.91%) TDD
5 32 (29.09%) CRM
6 22 (20.00%) Scrum
7 21 (19.09%) Web Application Development
8 20 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
9 17 (15.45%) BDD
9 17 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (13.64%) Mentoring
11 14 (12.73%) E-Commerce
12 12 (10.91%) Unit Testing
13 11 (10.00%) Web Development
14 10 (9.09%) B2B
15 6 (5.45%) Automated Testing
15 6 (5.45%) Multithreading
15 6 (5.45%) Kanban
15 6 (5.45%) Coaching
16 5 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 106 (96.36%) C#
2 58 (52.73%) SQL
3 42 (38.18%) JavaScript
4 31 (28.18%) T-SQL
5 21 (19.09%) Ruby
6 16 (14.55%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.64%) Python
8 3 (2.73%) VB
9 2 (1.82%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.82%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.82%) VB6
10 1 (0.91%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.91%) PHP
10 1 (0.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (25.45%) MCP
3 19 (17.27%) MCAD
3 19 (17.27%) MCSD
3 19 (17.27%) MCTS
4 14 (12.73%) Degree
5 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) MCPD
Vendors
1 52 (47.27%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.45%) Facebook
3 16 (14.55%) Apple
4 6 (5.45%) Sony
4 6 (5.45%) Yahoo!
4 6 (5.45%) Google
5 2 (1.82%) Adobe
6 1 (0.91%) Sage
6 1 (0.91%) Telerik
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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