The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 43 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 8 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.76% 4.95% 5.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.33% 12.28% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 14
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
150 114 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 51.72% 40.28% 49.81%
Number of salaries quoted 132 103 93
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
West Midlands

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 24 July 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Solihull

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) C#
3 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
4 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
5 11 (64.71%) WPF
6 10 (58.82%) HTML
6 10 (58.82%) SQL
7 8 (47.06%) CRM
8 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (35.29%) Scrum
9 6 (35.29%) iPhone
9 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
9 6 (35.29%) B2B
9 6 (35.29%) Apple
9 6 (35.29%) MCP
9 6 (35.29%) Web Services
9 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
9 6 (35.29%) HTML5
9 6 (35.29%) iPad
10 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
10 5 (29.41%) XML
10 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (23.53%) Finance
11 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
11 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
11 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
12 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
12 3 (17.65%) Silverlight
12 3 (17.65%) LINQ
13 2 (11.76%) Release Management

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 7 (41.18%) C# Developer
3 7 (41.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (29.41%) Software Developer
5 5 (29.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) C# Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) Mid-Level C# Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 11 (64.71%) WPF
4 10 (58.82%) HTML
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) HTML5
6 5 (29.41%) XML
7 3 (17.65%) Silverlight
7 3 (17.65%) LINQ
8 2 (11.76%) CSS
8 2 (11.76%) SOAP
9 1 (5.88%) XSLT
9 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (5.88%) REST
9 1 (5.88%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) iPhone
1 6 (35.29%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) CRM
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
3 6 (35.29%) B2B
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Logistics
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) ETRM
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) MCP
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Apple