The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 40 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.79% 0.39% 2.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.43% 1.10% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 7
Median salary £37,500 £53,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.24% +58.20%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

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
92 91 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 32.97% 35.41% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 84 87 99
Median salary £40,000 £39,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of job ads across the Solihull region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Solihull region with a requirement for WCF.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) TDD
3 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) SOAP
3 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 8 (66.67%) HTML
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) jQuery
3 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
4 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 7 (58.33%) CSS3
4 7 (58.33%) Mobile Development
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (58.33%) Software Architecture
4 7 (58.33%) HTML5
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
5 6 (50.00%) SDLC
6 5 (41.67%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
7 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 4 (33.33%) Node.js
7 4 (33.33%) Ninject
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Digital Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) jQuery
2 8 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
2 8 (66.67%) SOAP
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) CSS3
3 7 (58.33%) HTML5
4 5 (41.67%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (33.33%) Ninject
5 4 (33.33%) Node.js
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) iPhone
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) TDD
3 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (58.33%) Mobile Development
4 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 7 (58.33%) Software Architecture
5 6 (50.00%) SDLC
6 4 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
7 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Google