The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 20 26 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +22
Permanent jobs citing WCF 63 59 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.31% 9.18% 4.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.33% 17.30% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 59 58 25
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £36,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
326 341 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 53.36% 53.03% 53.91%
Number of salaries quoted 299 318 249
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +16 29 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Stafford 0 9 £42,500 +6.25%
Lichfield -5 9 £32,500 -18.75%
Tamworth -4 2 £42,500 +17.24% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -10 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Cannock - 1 £40,000 - 1
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 105 (100.00%) C#
1 105 (100.00%) .NET
2 84 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 73 (69.52%) SQL Server
3 73 (69.52%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (55.24%) MVC
5 53 (50.48%) SQL
6 51 (48.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 46 (43.81%) JavaScript
8 37 (35.24%) Windows
9 34 (32.38%) T-SQL
9 34 (32.38%) HTML
9 34 (32.38%) Visual Studio
10 33 (31.43%) .NET Framework
10 33 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (31.43%) REST
11 31 (29.52%) NUnit
11 31 (29.52%) SOA
12 30 (28.57%) TDD
13 28 (26.67%) AngularJS
14 26 (24.76%) HTML5
14 26 (24.76%) Entity Framework
15 25 (23.81%) Dependency Injection
15 25 (23.81%) jQuery
15 25 (23.81%) WinForms
16 24 (22.86%) Finance
17 23 (21.90%) ReSharper
17 23 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (21.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 22 (20.95%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (8.57%) Node.js
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (69.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.24%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (7.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (6.67%) SQL CLR
5 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.95%) MySQL
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (32.38%) Visual Studio
2 31 (29.52%) NUnit
3 23 (21.90%) ReSharper
4 19 (18.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (15.24%) Git (software)
5 16 (15.24%) NSubstitute
6 13 (12.38%) Moq
7 11 (10.48%) Selenium
8 8 (7.62%) Subversion
9 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
9 6 (5.71%) TeamCity
10 4 (3.81%) CruiseControl
10 4 (3.81%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (2.86%) MSTest
General
1 24 (22.86%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (0.95%) Automotive
3 1 (0.95%) Games
Job Titles
1 97 (92.38%) Developer
2 68 (64.76%) .NET Developer
3 40 (38.10%) C# Developer
4 35 (33.33%) Software Developer
5 26 (24.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (19.05%) .NET Software Developer
7 18 (17.14%) C# Software Developer
8 13 (12.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (12.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 8 (7.62%) SQL Developer
11 7 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
11 7 (6.67%) Programmer
12 6 (5.71%) Software Engineer
12 6 (5.71%) SQL Programmer
12 6 (5.71%) VB.NET Developer
12 6 (5.71%) WPF Developer
13 5 (4.76%) Architect
13 5 (4.76%) Senior Developer
13 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (100.00%) .NET
2 84 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 51 (48.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 34 (32.38%) HTML
5 33 (31.43%) .NET Framework
5 33 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (31.43%) REST
6 28 (26.67%) AngularJS
7 26 (24.76%) Entity Framework
7 26 (24.76%) HTML5
8 25 (23.81%) jQuery
8 25 (23.81%) WinForms
9 23 (21.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 22 (20.95%) XML
11 19 (18.10%) Ninject
11 19 (18.10%) WPF
12 18 (17.14%) ADO.NET
12 18 (17.14%) CSS
12 18 (17.14%) LINQ
12 18 (17.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Inversion of Control
2 17 (16.19%) N-Tier
3 13 (12.38%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.90%) iPad
7 1 (0.95%) Statistics
7 1 (0.95%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (69.52%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (55.24%) MVC
3 31 (29.52%) SOA
4 30 (28.57%) TDD
5 25 (23.81%) Dependency Injection
6 23 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (19.05%) OOP
8 19 (18.10%) OO
8 19 (18.10%) Scrum
8 19 (18.10%) Unit Testing
9 18 (17.14%) Migration
10 16 (15.24%) OOD
10 16 (15.24%) SOLID
11 14 (13.33%) Software Engineering
12 12 (11.43%) Web Application Development
13 9 (8.57%) BDD
13 9 (8.57%) Web Development
14 8 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (7.62%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (7.62%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) C#
2 53 (50.48%) SQL
3 46 (43.81%) JavaScript
4 34 (32.38%) T-SQL
5 16 (15.24%) XAML
6 11 (10.48%) VB.NET
7 8 (7.62%) Ruby
8 3 (2.86%) VB
9 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.95%) C++
10 1 (0.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (11.43%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 17 (16.19%) DevExpress
2 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.95%) Twitter
3 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
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