The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 48 47 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Permanent jobs citing WCF 23 22 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.90% 3.92% 6.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.35% 9.48% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 35
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £35,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £43,475 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
313 232 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 53.05% 41.35% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 241 210 237
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
West Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -2 7 £40,000 - 2
Stafford - 6 £36,000 -
Cannock +3 1 £52,500 +44.82% 1
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 36 (92.31%) .NET
2 29 (74.36%) C#
2 29 (74.36%) ASP.NET
3 27 (69.23%) SQL Server
4 21 (53.85%) MVC
5 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (46.15%) SQL
6 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (35.90%) TDD
8 13 (33.33%) SOA
9 12 (30.77%) Windows
9 12 (30.77%) NUnit
9 12 (30.77%) .NET Framework
9 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 11 (28.21%) OO
10 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
10 11 (28.21%) Scrum
11 10 (25.64%) N-Tier
11 10 (25.64%) NHibernate
11 10 (25.64%) Web Application Development
12 9 (23.08%) REST
13 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
14 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
14 7 (17.95%) Oracle
14 7 (17.95%) OOP
14 7 (17.95%) ReSharper
14 7 (17.95%) Selenium
14 7 (17.95%) Moq
15 6 (15.38%) Dependency Injection

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (12.82%) Node.js
2 2 (5.13%) SAS
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SSL
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (12.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.13%) MySQL
6 1 (2.56%) OLTP
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) NUnit
2 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
2 7 (17.95%) ReSharper
2 7 (17.95%) Selenium
2 7 (17.95%) Moq
3 5 (12.82%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (12.82%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.13%) MSTest
General
1 5 (12.82%) Games
2 4 (10.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Developer
2 20 (51.28%) .NET Developer
3 8 (20.51%) C# Developer
4 6 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 6 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Graduate
6 4 (10.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) IT Graduate
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (5.13%) WPF Developer
8 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
8 2 (5.13%) DBA
8 2 (5.13%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Tester
9 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (92.31%) .NET
2 29 (74.36%) ASP.NET
3 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 10 (25.64%) NHibernate
7 9 (23.08%) REST
8 6 (15.38%) jQuery
9 5 (12.82%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (12.82%) Ninject
9 5 (12.82%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (12.82%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (12.82%) WinForms
9 5 (12.82%) MonoRail
9 5 (12.82%) WF
10 4 (10.26%) Web Services
11 3 (7.69%) WPF
12 2 (5.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (5.13%) Apache Flex
12 2 (5.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) N-Tier
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.82%) iPhone
2 5 (12.82%) Tandem
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) EPoS
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) MVC
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) TDD
4 13 (33.33%) SOA
5 11 (28.21%) OO
5 11 (28.21%) Scrum
6 10 (25.64%) Web Application Development
7 7 (17.95%) OOP
8 6 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (12.82%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (10.26%) Information Management
10 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (10.26%) Multithreading
10 4 (10.26%) UML
11 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 3 (7.69%) MVVM
12 2 (5.13%) Refactoring
12 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
12 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (5.13%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.26%) VB6
5 4 (10.26%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) MCP
1 5 (12.82%) MCAD
1 5 (12.82%) MCSD
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
1 5 (12.82%) MCTS
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) Google
4 2 (5.13%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Infragistics
5 1 (2.56%) Ruckus Wireless
Cannock, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago