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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 58 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 22 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.03% 3.58% 4.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.69% 8.65% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 22
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £30,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
329 266 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.25% 41.43% 48.37%
Number of salaries quoted 283 229 202
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,550 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent +8 5 £32,500 -18.75%
Cannock -11 5 £35,000 -19.07%
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 65 (94.20%) .NET
2 52 (75.36%) SQL Server
3 49 (71.01%) C#
4 44 (63.77%) .NET Framework
5 38 (55.07%) SQL
6 37 (53.62%) ASP.NET
7 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (43.48%) VB.NET
9 27 (39.13%) Windows
10 26 (37.68%) Visual Studio
11 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
12 24 (34.78%) WPF
13 22 (31.88%) SOA
14 19 (27.54%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (26.09%) N-Tier
16 17 (24.64%) Web Services
17 16 (23.19%) XML
17 16 (23.19%) Oracle
18 15 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
19 14 (20.29%) Degree
19 14 (20.29%) MVC
20 13 (18.84%) WinForms
21 12 (17.39%) Oracle Forms
21 12 (17.39%) TDD
21 12 (17.39%) WF
22 11 (15.94%) OO
22 11 (15.94%) VB
23 9 (13.04%) ITIL
23 9 (13.04%) MCSD
23 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (11.59%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) SAS
2 2 (2.90%) Drupal
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (75.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database
5 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (5.80%) MySQL
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.90%) OLTP
8 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (37.68%) Visual Studio
2 19 (27.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (17.39%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (7.25%) MSTest
5 3 (4.35%) Subversion
6 1 (1.45%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.45%) Selenium
6 1 (1.45%) Moq
General
1 9 (13.04%) Retail
2 8 (11.59%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 58 (84.06%) Developer
2 39 (56.52%) .NET Developer
3 17 (24.64%) C# Developer
4 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET Developer
4 16 (23.19%) Software Developer
5 14 (20.29%) Senior Developer
5 14 (20.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (13.04%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (11.59%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Tester
9 5 (7.25%) Software Tester
10 4 (5.80%) DBA
10 4 (5.80%) SQL DBA
10 4 (5.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.35%) WPF Developer
12 2 (2.90%) SQL Server DBA
12 2 (2.90%) VB.NET Developer
12 2 (2.90%) Software Engineer
12 2 (2.90%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (94.20%) .NET
2 44 (63.77%) .NET Framework
3 37 (53.62%) ASP.NET
4 24 (34.78%) WPF
5 17 (24.64%) Web Services
6 16 (23.19%) XML
7 13 (18.84%) WinForms
8 12 (17.39%) WF
9 6 (8.70%) REST
10 5 (7.25%) HTML
10 5 (7.25%) CSS
10 5 (7.25%) SOAP
11 4 (5.80%) jQuery
12 3 (4.35%) NancyFx
12 3 (4.35%) Ajax
12 3 (4.35%) JSON
12 3 (4.35%) Silverlight
13 2 (2.90%) LINQ
13 2 (2.90%) Apache Flex
13 2 (2.90%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.35%) EPoS
3 2 (2.90%) Streaming Video
3 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.88%) SOA
3 14 (20.29%) MVC
4 12 (17.39%) TDD
5 11 (15.94%) OO
6 9 (13.04%) ITIL
7 8 (11.59%) Information Management
7 8 (11.59%) Business Analysis
8 7 (10.14%) UML
8 7 (10.14%) Service Management
9 6 (8.70%) Scrum
10 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.25%) Usability Testing
10 5 (7.25%) Manual Testing
10 5 (7.25%) Test Scripting
10 5 (7.25%) OOD
10 5 (7.25%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (7.25%) Logistics
10 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 49 (71.01%) C#
2 38 (55.07%) SQL
3 30 (43.48%) VB.NET
4 11 (15.94%) VB
5 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.80%) VB6
7 3 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.45%) C++
8 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Degree
2 9 (13.04%) MCSD
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.19%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.90%) Infragistics
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