The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - - 24
Permanent jobs citing WCF 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - - 4.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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 Shropshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
47 13 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 25.41% 10.74% 51.06%
Number of salaries quoted 34 11 43
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £18,200 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £40,000 £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

WCF
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

WCF Salary Trend in Shropshire

WCF
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft