The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 33 30
Permanent jobs citing WCF 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.77% 3.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.17% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Average salary - £36,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.21%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
England

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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 48 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 21.09% 18.39% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 34 26
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 15 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Logistics
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Logistics
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft