The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 36 28 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 5.63% 5.01% 5.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.36% 12.73% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 29
Average salary £46,250 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 Coventry region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
220 220 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 34.43% 39.36% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 199 192 238
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

WCF
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Coventry region.

WCF Salary Trend in Coventry

WCF
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Coventry

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 68 (100.00%) C#
2 66 (97.06%) .NET
3 60 (88.24%) SQL Server
4 54 (79.41%) ASP.NET
5 50 (73.53%) MVC
6 47 (69.12%) Microsoft
7 36 (52.94%) SharePoint
8 32 (47.06%) Web Services
9 30 (44.12%) .NET Framework
10 28 (41.18%) JavaScript
11 27 (39.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (38.24%) HTML
12 26 (38.24%) CSS
13 25 (36.76%) XML
14 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (33.82%) Ajax
15 23 (33.82%) XAML
15 23 (33.82%) jQuery
15 23 (33.82%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (32.35%) WPF
16 22 (32.35%) BizTalk Server
17 21 (30.88%) Scrum
17 21 (30.88%) TDD
17 21 (30.88%) Web Development
17 21 (30.88%) Dependency Injection
17 21 (30.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 21 (30.88%) Castle Windsor
17 21 (30.88%) Spring.NET
18 20 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
18 20 (29.41%) Web Application Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 36 (52.94%) SharePoint
2 22 (32.35%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (14.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 18 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (29.41%) NUnit
1 20 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 20 (29.41%) MSTest
1 20 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
1 20 (29.41%) Moq
2 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (1.47%) Banking
1 1 (1.47%) Retail
1 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (85.29%) Developer
2 53 (77.94%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Applications Support
4 6 (8.82%) Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (2.94%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.47%) Programmer
8 1 (1.47%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.47%) Software Support Analyst
8 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (97.06%) .NET
2 54 (79.41%) ASP.NET
3 32 (47.06%) Web Services
4 30 (44.12%) .NET Framework
5 27 (39.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (38.24%) HTML
6 26 (38.24%) CSS
7 25 (36.76%) XML
8 23 (33.82%) jQuery
8 23 (33.82%) Ajax
9 22 (32.35%) WPF
10 21 (30.88%) Spring.NET
10 21 (30.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 21 (30.88%) Castle Windsor
11 20 (29.41%) Ninject
11 20 (29.41%) Unity DI Container
11 20 (29.41%) XSL
11 20 (29.41%) DHTML
11 20 (29.41%) COM
12 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.41%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (2.94%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.47%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (73.53%) MVC
2 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (33.82%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (30.88%) Web Development
4 21 (30.88%) Dependency Injection
4 21 (30.88%) TDD
4 21 (30.88%) Scrum
5 20 (29.41%) Web Application Development
5 20 (29.41%) Kanban
6 10 (14.71%) CRM
7 9 (13.24%) ITIL
8 2 (2.94%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.47%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.47%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.47%) Logistics
9 1 (1.47%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 23 (33.82%) XAML
4 20 (29.41%) VB.NET
5 11 (16.18%) SQL
6 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.94%) Java
8 1 (1.47%) Python
8 1 (1.47%) C++
8 1 (1.47%) Delphi
8 1 (1.47%) Perl
8 1 (1.47%) PHP
8 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 47 (69.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Very good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 13 days ago