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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 41 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 30 49 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.86% 6.36% 5.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.05% 11.61% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 30 47 36
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
249 422 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 40.36% 54.73% 48.31%
Number of salaries quoted 234 337 282
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 June 2015.

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 June 2015. 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
Stafford +2 11 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +9 9 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Lichfield - 4 £40,000 - 1
Tamworth - 2 £32,500 -
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 80 (100.00%) C#
2 79 (98.75%) .NET
3 78 (97.50%) SQL Server
4 72 (90.00%) ASP.NET
5 65 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (75.00%) MVC
7 54 (67.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 51 (63.75%) TDD
9 49 (61.25%) Web Application Development
10 38 (47.50%) Git (software)
11 36 (45.00%) NoSQL
11 36 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 35 (43.75%) Node.js
13 34 (42.50%) RESTful
13 34 (42.50%) BDD
13 34 (42.50%) Ruby
14 31 (38.75%) Microsoft
15 30 (37.50%) OO
16 25 (31.25%) VB.NET
17 24 (30.00%) Finance
17 24 (30.00%) Retail
18 23 (28.75%) Visual Studio
19 22 (27.50%) SQL
20 19 (23.75%) T-SQL
20 19 (23.75%) XML
20 19 (23.75%) Scrum
20 19 (23.75%) Enterprise Software
21 18 (22.50%) .NET Framework
22 17 (21.25%) NUnit
23 16 (20.00%) VB

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 35 (43.75%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (97.50%) SQL Server
2 36 (45.00%) NoSQL
3 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (47.50%) Git (software)
2 23 (28.75%) Visual Studio
3 17 (21.25%) NUnit
4 15 (18.75%) Rhino Mocks
5 13 (16.25%) Moq
6 11 (13.75%) MSTest
6 11 (13.75%) ReSharper
7 5 (6.25%) Subversion
8 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.75%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 24 (30.00%) Finance
1 24 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 77 (96.25%) Developer
2 64 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (13.75%) C# Developer
3 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 5 (6.25%) Programmer
4 5 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 5 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (5.00%) C# Programmer
5 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 4 (5.00%) .NET Programmer
5 4 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Software Programmer
7 2 (2.50%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (2.50%) VB.NET Programmer
7 2 (2.50%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (2.50%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (2.50%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (2.50%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (98.75%) .NET
2 72 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 54 (67.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 34 (42.50%) RESTful
6 19 (23.75%) XML
7 18 (22.50%) .NET Framework
8 15 (18.75%) WPF
8 15 (18.75%) Web Services
8 15 (18.75%) Castle Windsor
9 13 (16.25%) SOAP
10 11 (13.75%) Ninject
10 11 (13.75%) Spring.NET
10 11 (13.75%) Unity DI Container
11 10 (12.50%) Entity Framework
11 10 (12.50%) LINQ
12 9 (11.25%) ADO.NET
13 7 (8.75%) HTML
13 7 (8.75%) jQuery
14 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (13.75%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (12.50%) Social Network
4 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.00%) Tandem
6 2 (2.50%) User Experience
6 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (75.00%) MVC
3 51 (63.75%) TDD
4 49 (61.25%) Web Application Development
5 34 (42.50%) BDD
6 30 (37.50%) OO
7 19 (23.75%) Scrum
8 16 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (17.50%) SOA
10 13 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (13.75%) Kanban
11 11 (13.75%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
13 4 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (5.00%) Software Delivery
14 3 (3.75%) SDLC
14 3 (3.75%) Unit Testing
15 2 (2.50%) Mentoring
15 2 (2.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (42.50%) Ruby
3 25 (31.25%) VB.NET
4 22 (27.50%) SQL
5 19 (23.75%) T-SQL
6 16 (20.00%) VB
7 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.75%) VB6
9 2 (2.50%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.50%) Java
10 1 (1.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 31 (38.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) Facebook
2 10 (12.50%) Twitter
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