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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.81% 3.03% 4.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.15% 8.00% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 12
Average salary £45,250 £34,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.11% -14.37%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
93 125 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 37.50% 37.88% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 89 103 65
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £47,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 12 February 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Solihull

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 11 (84.62%) CSS
4 10 (76.92%) HTML
4 10 (76.92%) T-SQL
4 10 (76.92%) MVC
4 10 (76.92%) Ajax
4 10 (76.92%) jQuery
5 9 (69.23%) SQL
5 9 (69.23%) Visual Studio
6 8 (61.54%) SOAP
6 8 (61.54%) Web Services
6 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (61.54%) .NET Framework
6 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (61.54%) Entity Framework
6 8 (61.54%) Razor View Engine
6 8 (61.54%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
8 4 (30.77%) CRM
8 4 (30.77%) Sun
8 4 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (30.77%) Workflow
8 4 (30.77%) Degree
8 4 (30.77%) iBATIS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Visual Studio
2 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Support
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (84.62%) CSS
3 10 (76.92%) Ajax
3 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 10 (76.92%) jQuery
4 8 (61.54%) .NET Framework
4 8 (61.54%) Entity Framework
4 8 (61.54%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (61.54%) Razor View Engine
4 8 (61.54%) SOAP
4 8 (61.54%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) iBATIS
6 3 (23.08%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (15.38%) XSL
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (7.69%) LINQ
8 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
8 1 (7.69%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 4 (30.77%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 10 (76.92%) T-SQL
4 9 (69.23%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Meridio
1 4 (30.77%) Sun
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft