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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 44 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.09% 6.04% 5.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.81% 17.98% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 13
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
128 89 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 39.51% 33.58% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 106 66 100
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 3 March 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Solihull

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) C#
3 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
4 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
5 9 (52.94%) SQL
6 8 (47.06%) Web Services
6 8 (47.06%) XML
6 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
7 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (29.41%) HTML
9 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
10 4 (23.53%) Windows
10 4 (23.53%) TDD
10 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
10 4 (23.53%) Degree
10 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
10 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
11 3 (17.65%) iPhone
11 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (17.65%) WF
11 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
11 3 (17.65%) VCP4
11 3 (17.65%) HTML5
11 3 (17.65%) jQuery
11 3 (17.65%) iPad
11 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
11 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
11 3 (17.65%) MVC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.76%) SQLite
4 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Xcode
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Software Developer
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
2 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
2 6 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
3 8 (47.06%) Web Services
3 8 (47.06%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
6 3 (17.65%) WF
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) SOAP
6 3 (17.65%) jQuery
7 2 (11.76%) RESTful
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (11.76%) Cocoa
7 2 (11.76%) WinForms
7 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (11.76%) JSON
7 2 (11.76%) WPF
8 1 (5.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) iPad
2 3 (17.65%) iPhone
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.88%) MVVM
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) VB
4 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) C
5 1 (5.88%) XPath
5 1 (5.88%) VB6
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) VCP4
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Apple
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