The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 33 35
Permanent jobs citing WCF 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.01% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.36% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £36,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 56 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 22.63% 18.86% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10 41 24
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £29,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
England

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

WCF
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

WCF Salary Trend in the Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
4 4 (57.14%) OO
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (57.14%) C
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 4 (57.14%) SystemC
5 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (42.86%) SOA
5 3 (42.86%) SOAP
6 2 (28.57%) OOP
6 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
6 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
6 2 (28.57%) HTML
6 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) WSDL
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) WinForms
6 2 (28.57%) Information Security

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) C# Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) WSDL
5 2 (28.57%) WinForms
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (28.57%) Itk
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) WPF
5 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) SystemC
2 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) MVVM
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 2 (28.57%) Logistics
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) BPEL
5 1 (14.29%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) HL7
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) DevExpress
3 1 (14.29%) Cognizant