The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 40 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Permanent jobs citing WCF 30 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.36% 5.66% 2.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.14% 11.89% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 21
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £35,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
296 286 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 52.86% 47.59% 44.51%
Number of salaries quoted 264 261 277
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

WCF
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Staffordshire region.

WCF Salary Trend in Staffordshire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

WCF
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -1 18 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £46,250 -
Tamworth - 3 £35,000 - 1
Stafford +1 2 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Cannock - 1 £47,500 - 1
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 72 (100.00%) .NET
2 71 (98.61%) C#
3 53 (73.61%) MVC
4 51 (70.83%) SQL Server
5 43 (59.72%) ASP.NET
6 42 (58.33%) JavaScript
6 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (54.17%) SQL
8 37 (51.39%) .NET Framework
9 32 (44.44%) Entity Framework
10 30 (41.67%) HTML
10 30 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 27 (37.50%) Web Services
12 25 (34.72%) Windows
13 24 (33.33%) XML
13 24 (33.33%) Visual Studio
14 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
14 23 (31.94%) jQuery
14 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (27.78%) SOA
16 19 (26.39%) T-SQL
17 18 (25.00%) OOP
17 18 (25.00%) WinForms
17 18 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 17 (23.61%) VB.NET
19 16 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
19 16 (22.22%) CSS
20 15 (20.83%) TDD
20 15 (20.83%) WPF

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.94%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.39%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.06%) Relational Database
3 9 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 9 (12.50%) SQL CLR
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.78%) MySQL
7 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.39%) Big Data
8 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.39%) Redis
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 16 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 11 (15.28%) NUnit
5 8 (11.11%) ReSharper
6 7 (9.72%) NSubstitute
7 6 (8.33%) Selenium
7 6 (8.33%) Subversion
7 6 (8.33%) TeamCity
8 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.78%) Moq
9 2 (2.78%) TestComplete
10 1 (1.39%) CruiseControl
10 1 (1.39%) Grunt
10 1 (1.39%) gulp
10 1 (1.39%) JSUnit
10 1 (1.39%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.39%) Mocha
General
1 6 (8.33%) Advertising
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Games
3 1 (1.39%) Automotive
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (91.67%) Developer
2 36 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 31 (43.06%) .NET Developer
4 25 (34.72%) C# Developer
5 17 (23.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (23.61%) C# Software Developer
6 13 (18.06%) .NET Software Developer
7 12 (16.67%) Senior Developer
8 7 (9.72%) WinForms Developer
9 5 (6.94%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (6.94%) VB.NET Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Web Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Lead Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
11 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.17%) Lead Software Developer
11 3 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (59.72%) ASP.NET
3 37 (51.39%) .NET Framework
4 32 (44.44%) Entity Framework
5 30 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 30 (41.67%) HTML
6 27 (37.50%) Web Services
7 24 (33.33%) XML
8 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 23 (31.94%) jQuery
9 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (25.00%) WinForms
11 16 (22.22%) CSS
12 15 (20.83%) WPF
13 14 (19.44%) ADO.NET
14 13 (18.06%) HTML5
14 13 (18.06%) LINQ
15 12 (16.67%) REST
15 12 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 7 (9.72%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (6.94%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.94%) iPad
4 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.39%) Life Science
7 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.72%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (73.61%) MVC
2 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (27.78%) SOA
4 18 (25.00%) OOP
5 15 (20.83%) TDD
6 13 (18.06%) Unit Testing
7 12 (16.67%) Migration
7 12 (16.67%) OO
7 12 (16.67%) Scrum
8 10 (13.89%) CRM
9 9 (12.50%) Data Management
9 9 (12.50%) OOD
9 9 (12.50%) Web Development
10 8 (11.11%) Coaching
10 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (9.72%) BDD
11 7 (9.72%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (9.72%) Web Application Development
12 6 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 71 (98.61%) C#
2 42 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 39 (54.17%) SQL
4 19 (26.39%) T-SQL
5 17 (23.61%) VB.NET
6 7 (9.72%) Ruby
6 7 (9.72%) XAML
7 5 (6.94%) VB
8 4 (5.56%) TypeScript
8 4 (5.56%) VB6
9 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.56%) Degree
3 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) DevExpress
3 6 (8.33%) Facebook
3 6 (8.33%) Xamarin
4 3 (4.17%) Apple
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago