The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 46 48 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Permanent jobs citing WCF 25 19 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.22% 3.31% 7.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.99% 7.98% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 34
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
313 238 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 52.78% 41.46% 49.64%
Number of salaries quoted 239 214 241
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £51,000
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 Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

WCF
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -1 8 £40,250 +0.62% 1
Stafford - 5 £35,000 -
Cannock +3 1 £52,500 +44.82% 1
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 38 (92.68%) .NET
2 30 (73.17%) ASP.NET
3 29 (70.73%) C#
4 28 (68.29%) SQL Server
5 21 (51.22%) SQL
6 20 (48.78%) MVC
7 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (34.15%) .NET Framework
9 14 (34.15%) SOA
9 14 (34.15%) Windows
10 13 (31.71%) TDD
11 12 (29.27%) OO
11 12 (29.27%) N-Tier
12 11 (26.83%) Scrum
12 11 (26.83%) NUnit
12 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
14 9 (21.95%) Oracle
14 9 (21.95%) VB.NET
14 9 (21.95%) NHibernate
14 9 (21.95%) REST
14 9 (21.95%) Web Application Development
15 7 (17.07%) OOP
15 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
15 7 (17.07%) ReSharper
15 7 (17.07%) Moq
15 7 (17.07%) Selenium
16 6 (14.63%) WF

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 5 (12.20%) Node.js
2 2 (4.88%) SAS
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) SSL
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
1 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (68.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (12.20%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.32%) MySQL
6 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.44%) OLTP
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) NUnit
2 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
2 7 (17.07%) ReSharper
2 7 (17.07%) Moq
2 7 (17.07%) Selenium
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (12.20%) TeamCity
5 4 (9.76%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (4.88%) MSTest
General
1 5 (12.20%) Games
1 5 (12.20%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Developer
2 20 (48.78%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.51%) C# Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Software Developer
4 6 (14.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (14.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Graduate
5 5 (12.20%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (9.76%) IT Graduate
6 4 (9.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (7.32%) DBA
7 3 (7.32%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.88%) Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.88%) WPF Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (92.68%) .NET
2 30 (73.17%) ASP.NET
3 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (34.15%) .NET Framework
5 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 9 (21.95%) NHibernate
6 9 (21.95%) REST
7 6 (14.63%) WF
7 6 (14.63%) jQuery
7 6 (14.63%) WinForms
8 5 (12.20%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (12.20%) Ninject
8 5 (12.20%) Web Services
9 4 (9.76%) MonoRail
9 4 (9.76%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (9.76%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (7.32%) WPF
11 2 (4.88%) Apache Flex
11 2 (4.88%) SOAP
11 2 (4.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) N-Tier
2 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.20%) iPhone
3 4 (9.76%) Tandem
4 2 (4.88%) EPoS
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) MVC
2 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (34.15%) SOA
4 13 (31.71%) TDD
5 12 (29.27%) OO
6 11 (26.83%) Scrum
7 9 (21.95%) Web Application Development
8 7 (17.07%) OOP
9 6 (14.63%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (12.20%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (12.20%) Information Management
11 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
11 4 (9.76%) UML
12 3 (7.32%) MVVM
12 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
13 2 (4.88%) Logistics
13 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
13 2 (4.88%) Refactoring
13 2 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) C#
2 21 (51.22%) SQL
3 9 (21.95%) VB.NET
4 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.76%) VB6
5 4 (9.76%) VB
6 1 (2.44%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) MCTS
2 4 (9.76%) MCP
2 4 (9.76%) MCAD
2 4 (9.76%) MCSD
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) Google
4 2 (4.88%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.44%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Infragistics
Cannock, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago