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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 45 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 30 37 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.64% 5.09% 5.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.24% 9.61% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 30 35 35
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £47,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
267 385 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 41.33% 52.96% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 246 320 291
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 July 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 July 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 -3 10 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +2 9 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Lichfield - 6 £45,000 - 1
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 88 (98.88%) .NET
2 85 (95.51%) C#
3 84 (94.38%) SQL Server
4 79 (88.76%) ASP.NET
5 72 (80.90%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (73.03%) MVC
7 59 (66.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 54 (60.67%) TDD
9 52 (58.43%) Web Application Development
10 38 (42.70%) Git (software)
11 37 (41.57%) Microsoft
12 35 (39.33%) RESTful
12 35 (39.33%) NoSQL
12 35 (39.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 34 (38.20%) Node.js
14 33 (37.08%) BDD
14 33 (37.08%) Ruby
15 31 (34.83%) OO
16 28 (31.46%) SQL
17 26 (29.21%) VB.NET
17 26 (29.21%) Visual Studio
18 25 (28.09%) Finance
18 25 (28.09%) Scrum
19 23 (25.84%) Retail
20 22 (24.72%) Continuous Integration
20 22 (24.72%) T-SQL
21 21 (23.60%) NUnit
22 20 (22.47%) WPF
22 20 (22.47%) Enterprise Software
23 19 (21.35%) Castle Windsor

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (38.20%) Node.js
2 2 (2.25%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (94.38%) SQL Server
2 35 (39.33%) NoSQL
3 13 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (12.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (42.70%) Git (software)
2 26 (29.21%) Visual Studio
3 21 (23.60%) NUnit
4 19 (21.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 17 (19.10%) Moq
6 15 (16.85%) MSTest
7 12 (13.48%) ReSharper
8 6 (6.74%) Subversion
9 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
9 4 (4.49%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.25%) Selenium
General
1 25 (28.09%) Finance
2 23 (25.84%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 85 (95.51%) Developer
2 69 (77.53%) .NET Developer
3 12 (13.48%) C# Developer
4 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (7.87%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Programmer
7 5 (5.62%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.49%) C# Programmer
8 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET Programmer
8 4 (4.49%) .NET Programmer
9 3 (3.37%) Software Programmer
10 2 (2.25%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.25%) VB.NET Programmer
10 2 (2.25%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (2.25%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (2.25%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (2.25%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (98.88%) .NET
2 79 (88.76%) ASP.NET
3 59 (66.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (39.33%) RESTful
4 35 (39.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (22.47%) WPF
6 19 (21.35%) XML
6 19 (21.35%) Castle Windsor
7 18 (20.22%) .NET Framework
8 17 (19.10%) SOAP
8 17 (19.10%) Web Services
9 15 (16.85%) Ninject
9 15 (16.85%) Spring.NET
9 15 (16.85%) Unity DI Container
10 12 (13.48%) LINQ
11 11 (12.36%) Entity Framework
11 11 (12.36%) WinForms
12 10 (11.24%) ADO.NET
13 9 (10.11%) HTML
13 9 (10.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.47%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (16.85%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (11.24%) Social Network
4 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.49%) Tandem
6 2 (2.25%) User Experience
6 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.12%) Kinect
7 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (80.90%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (73.03%) MVC
3 54 (60.67%) TDD
4 52 (58.43%) Web Application Development
5 33 (37.08%) BDD
6 31 (34.83%) OO
7 25 (28.09%) Scrum
8 22 (24.72%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (17.98%) SOA
10 15 (16.85%) Kanban
10 15 (16.85%) Dependency Injection
11 13 (14.61%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (10.11%) Software Engineering
13 5 (5.62%) MVVM
13 5 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (5.62%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (5.62%) Software Delivery
14 3 (3.37%) SDLC
14 3 (3.37%) API Development
14 3 (3.37%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (95.51%) C#
2 33 (37.08%) Ruby
3 28 (31.46%) SQL
4 26 (29.21%) VB.NET
5 22 (24.72%) T-SQL
6 17 (19.10%) VB
7 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.37%) VB6
9 2 (2.25%) XAML
9 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.25%) Java
10 1 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 37 (41.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) Facebook
2 10 (11.24%) Twitter
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stoke on Trent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago