The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 36 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 14 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.95% 2.92% 7.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.61% 7.69% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 18
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £34,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £41,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Solihull region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
111 104 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 39.22% 37.96% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 102 85 91
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

WCF
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

WCF Salary Trend in Solihull

WCF
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Solihull

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (86.36%) C#
3 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
4 16 (72.73%) Web Services
5 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (45.45%) XML
6 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
6 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
6 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 10 (45.45%) .NET Framework
6 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (40.91%) jQuery
7 9 (40.91%) Windows
7 9 (40.91%) CSS
7 9 (40.91%) HTML
8 8 (36.36%) VB
8 8 (36.36%) VB.NET
8 8 (36.36%) C
8 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (36.36%) WinForms
8 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
9 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
9 6 (27.27%) SOAP
9 6 (27.27%) SQL
10 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (9.09%) SQLite
6 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Xcode
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) CocoaPods
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) .NET Developer
2 14 (63.64%) C# Developer
2 14 (63.64%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (36.36%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Graduate
5 4 (18.18%) Junior
5 4 (18.18%) Junior Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Junior C# Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Junior .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Junior VB.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Graduate C# Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (72.73%) Web Services
3 10 (45.45%) XML
3 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 10 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 9 (40.91%) jQuery
4 9 (40.91%) CSS
4 9 (40.91%) HTML
5 8 (36.36%) WinForms
5 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (27.27%) SOAP
7 4 (18.18%) Ajax
8 2 (9.09%) Cocoa
8 2 (9.09%) JSON
8 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
8 2 (9.09%) RESTful
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (4.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) iPad
3 2 (9.09%) iPhone
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
1 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) TDD
2 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 3 (13.64%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.55%) MVVM
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
5 1 (4.55%) OOP
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) VB
3 8 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 8 (36.36%) C
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) VB6
6 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 2 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (9.09%) Ruby
7 1 (4.55%) XPath
7 1 (4.55%) VBA
7 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Apple