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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 38 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 36 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 5.10% 3.55% 4.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.34% 11.18% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29 12 26
Average salary £47,500 £40,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.56% +16.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
251 161 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 35.55% 31.76% 40.80%
Number of salaries quoted 211 130 234
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 80 (100.00%) C#
2 78 (97.50%) .NET
3 68 (85.00%) SQL Server
4 62 (77.50%) ASP.NET
5 57 (71.25%) Microsoft
6 55 (68.75%) MVC
7 36 (45.00%) SharePoint
8 34 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (42.50%) .NET Framework
9 33 (41.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (36.25%) Web Services
12 27 (33.75%) Scrum
13 26 (32.50%) TDD
13 26 (32.50%) BizTalk Server
13 26 (32.50%) Dependency Injection
13 26 (32.50%) Spring.NET
13 26 (32.50%) Castle Windsor
14 25 (31.25%) Ninject
14 25 (31.25%) Web Application Development
14 25 (31.25%) Unity DI Container
14 25 (31.25%) Rhino Mocks
14 25 (31.25%) Moq
14 25 (31.25%) Inversion of Control
14 25 (31.25%) MSTest
14 25 (31.25%) Kanban
14 25 (31.25%) NUnit
15 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
16 23 (28.75%) XML
17 22 (27.50%) HTML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (45.00%) SharePoint
2 26 (32.50%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (13.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.25%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (31.25%) NUnit
1 25 (31.25%) MSTest
1 25 (31.25%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (31.25%) Moq
2 16 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Banking
2 1 (1.25%) Retail
2 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
2 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 68 (85.00%) Developer
2 59 (73.75%) .NET Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Applications Support
4 9 (11.25%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Developer
10 2 (2.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (97.50%) .NET
2 62 (77.50%) ASP.NET
3 34 (42.50%) .NET Framework
4 33 (41.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (36.25%) Web Services
6 26 (32.50%) Spring.NET
6 26 (32.50%) Castle Windsor
7 25 (31.25%) Ninject
7 25 (31.25%) Unity DI Container
8 23 (28.75%) XML
9 22 (27.50%) HTML
9 22 (27.50%) CSS
10 20 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 19 (23.75%) jQuery
11 19 (23.75%) Ajax
12 18 (22.50%) WPF
13 16 (20.00%) DHTML
13 16 (20.00%) COM
13 16 (20.00%) XSL
14 4 (5.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.25%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (2.50%) Chemistry
3 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) Windows
2 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (68.75%) MVC
2 34 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (33.75%) Scrum
5 26 (32.50%) TDD
5 26 (32.50%) Dependency Injection
6 25 (31.25%) Web Application Development
6 25 (31.25%) Kanban
7 17 (21.25%) Web Development
8 14 (17.50%) CRM
9 11 (13.75%) ITIL
10 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.00%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.75%) E-Commerce
12 3 (3.75%) ERP
13 2 (2.50%) Waterfall
14 1 (1.25%) Performance Tuning
14 1 (1.25%) Mentoring
14 1 (1.25%) Coaching
14 1 (1.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (23.75%) XAML
4 17 (21.25%) SQL
5 16 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) VCP4
2 1 (1.25%) MCSD
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.25%) MCTS
2 1 (1.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 57 (71.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago