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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 45 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 94 52 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.21% 2.88% 3.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.55% 10.51% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 93 51 50
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
646 495 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.79% 27.39% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 583 431 549
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
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 24 April 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 157 (99.37%) .NET
2 152 (96.20%) C#
3 130 (82.28%) ASP.NET
4 106 (67.09%) SQL Server
5 104 (65.82%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (58.23%) HTML
7 78 (49.37%) MVC
8 77 (48.73%) JavaScript
9 73 (46.20%) CSS
10 72 (45.57%) SQL
11 67 (42.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 64 (40.51%) Microsoft
13 62 (39.24%) OO
14 57 (36.08%) TDD
15 52 (32.91%) ASP.NET Web API
16 49 (31.01%) .NET Framework
17 48 (30.38%) Windows
18 44 (27.85%) SharePoint
19 43 (27.22%) T-SQL
19 43 (27.22%) WPF
20 40 (25.32%) Git (software)
20 40 (25.32%) RESTful
20 40 (25.32%) Web Application Development
21 39 (24.68%) Ruby
22 37 (23.42%) Node.js
23 36 (22.78%) NoSQL
23 36 (22.78%) IIS
24 35 (22.15%) BDD
25 34 (21.52%) VB.NET
26 33 (20.89%) CRM

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 44 (27.85%) SharePoint
2 37 (23.42%) Node.js
3 36 (22.78%) IIS
4 29 (18.35%) BizTalk Server
5 22 (13.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 21 (13.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.80%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.27%) Apache
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 10 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (14.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (12.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (67.09%) SQL Server
2 36 (22.78%) NoSQL
3 27 (17.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (6.96%) MySQL
5 8 (5.06%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.53%) SQLite
8 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (25.32%) Git (software)
2 24 (15.19%) Visual Studio
3 14 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.80%) NUnit
5 4 (2.53%) Xcode
5 4 (2.53%) MSTest
5 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (2.53%) CocoaPods
6 3 (1.90%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.90%) Subversion
7 2 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.27%) Moq
8 1 (0.63%) Hudson
8 1 (0.63%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (7.59%) Finance
2 6 (3.80%) Law
3 3 (1.90%) Advertising
3 3 (1.90%) Automotive
3 3 (1.90%) Retail
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
4 1 (0.63%) Publishing
4 1 (0.63%) Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 150 (94.94%) Developer
2 91 (57.59%) .NET Developer
3 37 (23.42%) Software Developer
4 30 (18.99%) C# Developer
5 19 (12.03%) SharePoint Developer
6 18 (11.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (10.76%) .NET Software Developer
8 15 (9.49%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (8.86%) Junior Developer
9 14 (8.86%) Junior .NET Developer
9 14 (8.86%) Junior
9 14 (8.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (6.33%) Graduate
11 8 (5.06%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.80%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.80%) .NET Software Engineer
13 5 (3.16%) Architect
14 4 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (2.53%) Junior C# Developer
14 4 (2.53%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (99.37%) .NET
2 130 (82.28%) ASP.NET
3 92 (58.23%) HTML
4 73 (46.20%) CSS
5 67 (42.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 52 (32.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 49 (31.01%) .NET Framework
8 43 (27.22%) WPF
9 40 (25.32%) RESTful
10 32 (20.25%) XML
11 25 (15.82%) WinForms
12 23 (14.56%) HTML5
13 22 (13.92%) jQuery
13 22 (13.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 21 (13.29%) Ajax
15 17 (10.76%) LINQ
16 15 (9.49%) Silverlight
16 15 (9.49%) Web Services
17 11 (6.96%) ADO.NET
18 8 (5.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.89%) Computer Science
2 22 (13.92%) Social Media
2 22 (13.92%) BBC
3 9 (5.70%) iPad
3 9 (5.70%) iPhone
4 8 (5.06%) Client/Server
4 8 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 48 (30.38%) Windows
2 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (5.06%) Windows 8
3 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (65.82%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (49.37%) MVC
3 62 (39.24%) OO
4 57 (36.08%) TDD
5 40 (25.32%) Web Application Development
6 35 (22.15%) BDD
7 33 (20.89%) CRM
8 20 (12.66%) OOA/OOD
9 16 (10.13%) E-Commerce
9 16 (10.13%) Unit Testing
10 14 (8.86%) Web Development
11 13 (8.23%) Scrum
12 12 (7.59%) Release Management
12 12 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (5.70%) B2B
13 9 (5.70%) Mobile Development
14 8 (5.06%) OOD
15 7 (4.43%) UML
15 7 (4.43%) Workflow
16 6 (3.80%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 152 (96.20%) C#
2 77 (48.73%) JavaScript
3 72 (45.57%) SQL
4 43 (27.22%) T-SQL
5 39 (24.68%) Ruby
6 34 (21.52%) VB.NET
7 18 (11.39%) VB
8 12 (7.59%) PowerShell
9 8 (5.06%) VB6
10 4 (2.53%) Python
10 4 (2.53%) PHP
11 2 (1.27%) Java
11 2 (1.27%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (20.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (17.72%) MCP
3 23 (14.56%) Degree
4 22 (13.92%) MCSD
5 20 (12.66%) MCTS
5 20 (12.66%) MCAD
6 5 (3.16%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.90%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) MCPD
9 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 64 (40.51%) Microsoft
2 31 (19.62%) Apple
3 22 (13.92%) Sony
3 22 (13.92%) Yahoo!
3 22 (13.92%) Google
3 22 (13.92%) Facebook
4 2 (1.27%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.27%) Adobe
5 1 (0.63%) Sage
5 1 (0.63%) Twitter
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle
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