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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 30 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 12 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.65% 1.74% 5.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.77% 4.35% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 14
Average salary £34,250 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.37% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £34,000 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £42,100
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
94 115 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 36.43% 40.07% 45.14%
Number of salaries quoted 85 99 109
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £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 29 May 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Solihull

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 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 21 (95.45%) C#
3 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
4 17 (77.27%) Web Services
5 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
6 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
7 12 (54.55%) CSS
7 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
8 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 11 (50.00%) HTML
9 9 (40.91%) Windows
9 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
9 9 (40.91%) jQuery
9 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (36.36%) WinForms
10 8 (36.36%) VB
10 8 (36.36%) VB.NET
10 8 (36.36%) C
11 7 (31.82%) XML
12 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
12 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
12 6 (27.27%) SOAP
13 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (18.18%) MVC
13 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
13 4 (18.18%) Ajax

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 15 (68.18%) .NET Developer
2 15 (68.18%) C# Developer
2 15 (68.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (36.36%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (31.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Junior
6 4 (18.18%) Graduate
6 4 (18.18%) Junior Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Junior C# Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Graduate C# Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Junior VB.NET Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 2 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) Web Services
3 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
4 12 (54.55%) CSS
5 11 (50.00%) HTML
6 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
6 9 (40.91%) jQuery
7 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (36.36%) WinForms
8 7 (31.82%) XML
9 6 (27.27%) SOAP
10 4 (18.18%) Ajax
11 2 (9.09%) WPF
11 2 (9.09%) REST
11 2 (9.09%) HTML5
12 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
12 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
12 1 (4.55%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
1 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) MVC
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) OOP
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Refactoring
4 2 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) Logistics
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) VB
3 8 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 8 (36.36%) C
4 4 (18.18%) VB6
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) XPath
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
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