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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 50 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 95 72 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.68% 3.76% 4.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.12% 13.53% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 95 62 90
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
673 532 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.15% 27.75% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 583 469 602
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 June 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 173 (98.86%) .NET
2 170 (97.14%) C#
3 131 (74.86%) SQL Server
4 130 (74.29%) ASP.NET
5 102 (58.29%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (56.00%) HTML
7 89 (50.86%) MVC
8 88 (50.29%) JavaScript
9 79 (45.14%) CSS
10 77 (44.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 66 (37.71%) TDD
11 66 (37.71%) WPF
12 65 (37.14%) Microsoft
13 62 (35.43%) ASP.NET Web API
14 59 (33.71%) SQL
15 58 (33.14%) OO
16 53 (30.29%) Web Application Development
17 51 (29.14%) Node.js
18 49 (28.00%) Git (software)
19 48 (27.43%) RESTful
19 48 (27.43%) NoSQL
20 47 (26.86%) BDD
20 47 (26.86%) Ruby
21 45 (25.71%) Computer Science
21 45 (25.71%) .NET Framework
22 41 (23.43%) VB.NET
22 41 (23.43%) T-SQL
23 37 (21.14%) Windows
24 36 (20.57%) SharePoint
25 33 (18.86%) WinForms

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 51 (29.14%) Node.js
2 36 (20.57%) SharePoint
3 30 (17.14%) IIS
4 18 (10.29%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (6.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (6.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.29%) Umbraco
6 4 (2.29%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (7.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) Internet
2 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (74.86%) SQL Server
2 48 (27.43%) NoSQL
3 16 (9.14%) MySQL
4 15 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
5 13 (7.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.57%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 28 (16.00%) Visual Studio
3 17 (9.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.86%) NUnit
4 5 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.29%) MSTest
5 4 (2.29%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (2.29%) Moq
6 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.57%) Hudson
7 1 (0.57%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.57%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 29 (16.57%) Finance
2 7 (4.00%) Law
3 2 (1.14%) Banking
3 2 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (0.57%) Marketing
4 1 (0.57%) Back Office
4 1 (0.57%) Publishing
4 1 (0.57%) Games
4 1 (0.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 164 (93.71%) Developer
2 108 (61.71%) .NET Developer
3 41 (23.43%) C# Developer
4 38 (21.71%) Software Developer
5 28 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (9.71%) .NET Software Developer
8 14 (8.00%) Junior Developer
8 14 (8.00%) Junior .NET Developer
8 14 (8.00%) Junior
8 14 (8.00%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.71%) Graduate
10 9 (5.14%) SharePoint Developer
11 8 (4.57%) Lead Developer
12 7 (4.00%) Technical Leader
13 6 (3.43%) .NET Software Engineer
13 6 (3.43%) Development Manager
13 6 (3.43%) Software Engineer
13 6 (3.43%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (98.86%) .NET
2 130 (74.29%) ASP.NET
3 98 (56.00%) HTML
4 79 (45.14%) CSS
5 77 (44.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 66 (37.71%) WPF
7 62 (35.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 48 (27.43%) RESTful
9 45 (25.71%) .NET Framework
10 33 (18.86%) WinForms
11 32 (18.29%) XML
12 25 (14.29%) Web Services
12 25 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 23 (13.14%) LINQ
14 22 (12.57%) HTML5
15 18 (10.29%) jQuery
15 18 (10.29%) Silverlight
16 15 (8.57%) ADO.NET
17 14 (8.00%) .NET Compact Framework
18 10 (5.71%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 45 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 25 (14.29%) Social Media
2 25 (14.29%) BBC
3 14 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.86%) iPhone
4 5 (2.86%) iPad
5 4 (2.29%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.14%) PMI
7 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.14%) Windows
2 14 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (58.29%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (50.86%) MVC
3 66 (37.71%) TDD
4 58 (33.14%) OO
5 53 (30.29%) Web Application Development
6 47 (26.86%) BDD
7 23 (13.14%) Web Development
8 22 (12.57%) E-Commerce
9 20 (11.43%) CRM
10 18 (10.29%) Scrum
10 18 (10.29%) Mentoring
10 18 (10.29%) SDLC
11 16 (9.14%) OOD
12 14 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (5.71%) Release Management
15 9 (5.14%) OOA/OOD
15 9 (5.14%) Project Management
15 9 (5.14%) Software Delivery
16 8 (4.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 170 (97.14%) C#
2 88 (50.29%) JavaScript
3 59 (33.71%) SQL
4 47 (26.86%) Ruby
5 41 (23.43%) T-SQL
5 41 (23.43%) VB.NET
6 23 (13.14%) VB
7 18 (10.29%) PowerShell
8 14 (8.00%) VB6
9 7 (4.00%) Java
10 6 (3.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (18.86%) Degree
2 20 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (8.00%) MCP
3 14 (8.00%) MCSD
4 10 (5.71%) MCAD
4 10 (5.71%) MCTS
5 4 (2.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.14%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.57%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 65 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.14%) Apple
3 25 (14.29%) Sony
3 25 (14.29%) Yahoo!
3 25 (14.29%) Google
3 25 (14.29%) Facebook
4 9 (5.14%) GUPTA
5 2 (1.14%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.57%) Twitter
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle
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