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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 18 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.88% 1.15% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.43% 6.25% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
35 16 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 33.98% 18.39% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 39
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -5 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Shrewsbury - 2 - -
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) WPF
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Intranet
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) CRM
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (33.33%) SOA
5 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (16.67%) NUnit
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
1 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) WPF
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) LINQ
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCAD
2 1 (16.67%) MCSD
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Typemock