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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 62 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 18 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.48% 3.10% 4.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.77% 7.85% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 22
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,700 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
312 242 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 42.92% 39.48% 52.87%
Number of salaries quoted 269 201 226
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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
(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
Cannock -6 4 £35,000 -24.73%
Stoke-on-Trent +3 2 £33,750 -15.62% 1
Lichfield - 2 £27,000 -
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 52 (96.30%) .NET
2 46 (85.19%) SQL Server
3 43 (79.63%) C#
4 38 (70.37%) .NET Framework
5 30 (55.56%) Visual Studio
5 30 (55.56%) ASP.NET
6 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (44.44%) SQL
7 24 (44.44%) VB.NET
8 23 (42.59%) WPF
9 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
10 19 (35.19%) XML
11 18 (33.33%) SOA
11 18 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (31.48%) Windows
13 15 (27.78%) Web Services
13 15 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (25.93%) Degree
14 14 (25.93%) MVC
15 10 (18.52%) TDD
16 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (16.67%) WinForms
16 9 (16.67%) ITIL
16 9 (16.67%) MCSD
16 9 (16.67%) Oracle
16 9 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 8 (14.81%) IIS
17 8 (14.81%) VB

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 8 (14.81%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) Drupal
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (85.19%) SQL Server
2 18 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.85%) MySQL
6 1 (1.85%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 30 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 15 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (14.81%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (5.56%) Subversion
4 3 (5.56%) ReSharper
4 3 (5.56%) MSTest
5 1 (1.85%) Moq
5 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 7 (12.96%) Retail
2 5 (9.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (7.41%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 49 (90.74%) Developer
2 33 (61.11%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (20.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (20.37%) Software Developer
6 10 (18.52%) Senior Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Software Tester
9 3 (5.56%) Programmer
9 3 (5.56%) Tester
10 2 (3.70%) .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) .NET Programmer
10 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.85%) WPF Developer
11 1 (1.85%) SQL DBA
11 1 (1.85%) Junior Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Business Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (96.30%) .NET
2 38 (70.37%) .NET Framework
3 30 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 23 (42.59%) WPF
5 19 (35.19%) XML
6 15 (27.78%) Web Services
7 9 (16.67%) WinForms
8 8 (14.81%) WF
9 7 (12.96%) HTML
10 6 (11.11%) CSS
11 5 (9.26%) jQuery
11 5 (9.26%) SOAP
12 4 (7.41%) LINQ
12 4 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (7.41%) REST
13 3 (5.56%) NancyFx
13 3 (5.56%) Ajax
13 3 (5.56%) Silverlight
13 3 (5.56%) JSON
14 2 (3.70%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) EPoS
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) SOA
3 14 (25.93%) MVC
4 10 (18.52%) TDD
5 9 (16.67%) ITIL
6 7 (12.96%) Service Management
7 6 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.26%) Information Management
9 4 (7.41%) OO
9 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.56%) Logistics
10 3 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (5.56%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.56%) Usability Testing
10 3 (5.56%) Manual Testing
10 3 (5.56%) OOD
10 3 (5.56%) UML
11 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 43 (79.63%) C#
2 24 (44.44%) SQL
2 24 (44.44%) VB.NET
3 8 (14.81%) VB
4 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.56%) PHP
6 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.85%) VB6
7 1 (1.85%) Java
7 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Degree
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.67%) MCSD
2 9 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.85%) Infragistics
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