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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 53 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Permanent jobs citing WCF 23 16 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.35% 2.71% 7.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 5.56% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 39
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
230 288 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 43.48% 48.81% 50.60%
Number of salaries quoted 221 237 230
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Cannock +7 5 £40,000 -7.51%
Lichfield -7 2 £34,000 +36.00%
Stoke-on-Trent +1 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Stafford -3 1 £40,000 +66.66% 1
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 38 (100.00%) C#
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (84.21%) SQL Server
3 28 (73.68%) ASP.NET
4 26 (68.42%) .NET Framework
5 24 (63.16%) Visual Studio
6 22 (57.89%) WPF
7 20 (52.63%) XML
8 17 (44.74%) VB.NET
9 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (31.58%) MVC
11 10 (26.32%) SOA
11 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
12 9 (23.68%) TDD
12 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
13 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (15.79%) Scrum
14 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
15 5 (13.16%) Web Services
15 5 (13.16%) SQL
15 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 4 (10.53%) Degree
16 4 (10.53%) Finance
17 3 (7.89%) Service Management
17 3 (7.89%) OO
17 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
17 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
17 3 (7.89%) HTML
17 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (2.63%) CMS
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (84.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (63.16%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) ReSharper
2 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (97.37%) Developer
2 31 (81.58%) .NET Developer
3 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (21.05%) C# Developer
5 6 (15.79%) .NET Software Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Programmer
6 5 (13.16%) .NET Programmer
6 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Junior
7 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.63%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Junior C# Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Mid-Level C# Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (73.68%) ASP.NET
3 26 (68.42%) .NET Framework
4 22 (57.89%) WPF
5 20 (52.63%) XML
6 5 (13.16%) Web Services
7 4 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (7.89%) HTML
8 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET
8 3 (7.89%) SOAP
8 3 (7.89%) LINQ
9 2 (5.26%) CSS
10 1 (2.63%) RESTful
10 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.63%) HTML5
10 1 (2.63%) jQuery
10 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) MVC
3 10 (26.32%) SOA
4 9 (23.68%) TDD
4 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
5 6 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
6 3 (7.89%) OO
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) Release Management
7 1 (2.63%) OOD
7 1 (2.63%) Logistics
7 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) BDD
7 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.63%) Web Development
7 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.63%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (44.74%) VB.NET
3 5 (13.16%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) MCSD
2 3 (7.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
Stafford
Noir Consulting
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