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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - - 28
Permanent jobs citing WCF 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - - 3.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 7.69%
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
45 23 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 30.20% 16.08% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 34 20 41
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £30,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Intranet
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft