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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 87 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 33 66 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.84% 3.08% 3.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.98% 10.91% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 65 69
Median salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%

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
552 605 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.79% 28.24% 33.13%
Number of salaries quoted 496 543 552
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2017.

WCF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 70 (100.00%) C#
2 69 (98.57%) .NET
3 65 (92.86%) MVC
4 62 (88.57%) ASP.NET
5 55 (78.57%) SQL Server
6 49 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (67.14%) JavaScript
8 44 (62.86%) .NET Framework
9 42 (60.00%) Entity Framework
10 34 (48.57%) SQL
10 34 (48.57%) jQuery
11 33 (47.14%) Web Application Development
11 33 (47.14%) ASP.NET Web API
12 26 (37.14%) SQL Server 2014
12 26 (37.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 25 (35.71%) TDD
13 25 (35.71%) HTML
13 25 (35.71%) Visual Studio
14 24 (34.29%) BDD
15 23 (32.86%) CSS
15 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
15 23 (32.86%) Ruby
15 23 (32.86%) Node.js
16 22 (31.43%) NoSQL
16 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
16 22 (31.43%) RESTful
16 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (31.43%) Web Services
17 21 (30.00%) LINQ
18 20 (28.57%) VB.NET

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 4 (5.71%) IIS
1 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 26 (37.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 22 (31.43%) NoSQL
4 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.43%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.43%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.43%) NUnit
4 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 11 (15.71%) Music Industry
2 2 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (72.86%) Developer
2 38 (54.29%) .NET Developer
3 15 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 13 (18.57%) C# Developer
5 12 (17.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (14.29%) Software Developer
7 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (11.43%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Development Manager
8 6 (8.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Software Development Manager
8 6 (8.57%) Software Manager
9 5 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
9 5 (7.14%) Software Development Team Leader
9 5 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
9 5 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (98.57%) .NET
2 62 (88.57%) ASP.NET
3 49 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 44 (62.86%) .NET Framework
5 42 (60.00%) Entity Framework
6 34 (48.57%) jQuery
7 33 (47.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (37.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 25 (35.71%) HTML
10 23 (32.86%) CSS
10 23 (32.86%) Node.js
11 22 (31.43%) RESTful
11 22 (31.43%) Web Services
12 21 (30.00%) LINQ
13 18 (25.71%) KnockoutJS
14 17 (24.29%) AngularJS
15 13 (18.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (18.57%) WF
16 12 (17.14%) WPF
17 11 (15.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) iPad
2 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.43%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Android
1 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (92.86%) MVC
2 33 (47.14%) Web Application Development
3 25 (35.71%) TDD
4 24 (34.29%) BDD
5 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (17.14%) Software Architecture
7 11 (15.71%) High Availability
8 8 (11.43%) SDLC
9 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.57%) CRM
11 5 (7.14%) OO
11 5 (7.14%) Scrum
11 5 (7.14%) Web Development
12 4 (5.71%) EAI
12 4 (5.71%) SOA
13 2 (2.86%) Automated Testing
13 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
13 2 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) C#
2 47 (67.14%) JavaScript
3 34 (48.57%) SQL
4 23 (32.86%) Ruby
5 20 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 7 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.14%) C++
8 4 (5.71%) Java
9 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) NEC
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) Perforce
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