The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 42 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 28 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.64% 4.40% 3.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.92% 9.82% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 24
Median salary £36,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £36,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
314 285 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 51.99% 44.74% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 290 261 283
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

WCF
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +3 17 £35,000 -7.89% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £47,500 -
Stafford 0 4 £37,500 -6.25%
Cannock - 1 £47,500 -
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 77 (100.00%) .NET
2 76 (98.70%) C#
3 51 (66.23%) SQL Server
4 50 (64.94%) ASP.NET
5 48 (62.34%) MVC
6 45 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (53.25%) SQL
8 39 (50.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 37 (48.05%) JavaScript
10 34 (44.16%) .NET Framework
11 32 (41.56%) Entity Framework
12 29 (37.66%) Windows
13 27 (35.06%) HTML
14 24 (31.17%) XML
15 23 (29.87%) Visual Studio
15 23 (29.87%) Web Services
15 23 (29.87%) WinForms
15 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 22 (28.57%) OOP
16 22 (28.57%) SOA
17 21 (27.27%) T-SQL
18 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
18 20 (25.97%) Team Foundation Server
19 19 (24.68%) jQuery
19 19 (24.68%) REST
20 18 (23.38%) ADO.NET
21 16 (20.78%) Migration
21 16 (20.78%) Unit Testing
21 16 (20.78%) NUnit
22 15 (19.48%) TDD

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.49%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.30%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (66.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.69%) NoSQL
4 8 (10.39%) SQL CLR
5 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.60%) MySQL
8 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.30%) Big Data
9 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.30%) Redis
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (29.87%) Visual Studio
2 20 (25.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (20.78%) NUnit
4 13 (16.88%) ReSharper
5 12 (15.58%) NSubstitute
6 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
7 4 (5.19%) Selenium
8 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.60%) Moq
8 2 (2.60%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.30%) CruiseControl
9 1 (1.30%) Grunt
9 1 (1.30%) gulp
9 1 (1.30%) JSUnit
9 1 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.30%) Mocha
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Advertising
3 4 (5.19%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (94.81%) Developer
2 42 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 37 (48.05%) Software Developer
4 29 (37.66%) C# Developer
5 20 (25.97%) C# Software Developer
6 19 (24.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (20.78%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (10.39%) Senior Developer
9 7 (9.09%) WinForms Developer
10 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.49%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 5 (6.49%) VB.NET Developer
11 4 (5.19%) Senior Software Developer
12 3 (3.90%) Lead Developer
12 3 (3.90%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (3.90%) Software Tester
12 3 (3.90%) Tester
12 3 (3.90%) Web Developer
13 2 (2.60%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (64.94%) ASP.NET
3 39 (50.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 34 (44.16%) .NET Framework
5 32 (41.56%) Entity Framework
6 27 (35.06%) HTML
7 24 (31.17%) XML
8 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 23 (29.87%) Web Services
8 23 (29.87%) WinForms
9 19 (24.68%) jQuery
9 19 (24.68%) REST
10 18 (23.38%) ADO.NET
11 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (19.48%) LINQ
11 15 (19.48%) XSD
12 14 (18.18%) Ajax
12 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
12 14 (18.18%) HTML5
12 14 (18.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Inversion of Control
1 12 (15.58%) N-Tier
2 11 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.49%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.49%) iPad
4 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.66%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (62.34%) MVC
2 45 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.57%) OOP
3 22 (28.57%) SOA
4 16 (20.78%) Migration
4 16 (20.78%) Unit Testing
5 15 (19.48%) TDD
6 14 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
7 13 (16.88%) OOD
8 12 (15.58%) OO
9 9 (11.69%) Data Management
10 8 (10.39%) CRM
10 8 (10.39%) Scrum
10 8 (10.39%) Web Development
11 7 (9.09%) BDD
11 7 (9.09%) Coaching
11 7 (9.09%) Web Application Development
12 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.49%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (98.70%) C#
2 41 (53.25%) SQL
3 37 (48.05%) JavaScript
4 21 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 13 (16.88%) VB.NET
6 12 (15.58%) XAML
7 7 (9.09%) Ruby
8 1 (1.30%) PHP
8 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.19%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.58%) DevExpress
3 6 (7.79%) Facebook
4 5 (6.49%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.90%) Apple
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive Package + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago