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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 25 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 59 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.25% 4.18% 3.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.20% 7.89% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 58 24 22
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £29,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,250 £43,475
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
343 317 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 53.76% 53.01% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 321 243 221
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +1 14 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Lichfield - 13 £40,000 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent +4 10 £45,000 +11.80% 1
Tamworth - 7 £40,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £45,000 - 1
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 82 (100.00%) C#
1 82 (100.00%) .NET
2 74 (90.24%) SQL Server
3 71 (86.59%) ASP.NET
4 54 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (60.98%) MVC
6 44 (53.66%) TDD
7 40 (48.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (45.12%) Web Application Development
9 31 (37.80%) Visual Studio
10 29 (35.37%) VB.NET
10 29 (35.37%) .NET Framework
11 28 (34.15%) XML
12 25 (30.49%) Finance
12 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
12 25 (30.49%) NoSQL
13 24 (29.27%) Node.js
13 24 (29.27%) Git (software)
13 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (29.27%) WPF
14 23 (28.05%) Ruby
14 23 (28.05%) RESTful
14 23 (28.05%) BDD
15 20 (24.39%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (24.39%) Scrum
16 19 (23.17%) OO
17 18 (21.95%) SOA
17 18 (21.95%) SQL
18 16 (19.51%) NUnit
18 16 (19.51%) Retail

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (29.27%) Node.js
2 1 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (90.24%) SQL Server
2 25 (30.49%) NoSQL
3 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (37.80%) Visual Studio
2 24 (29.27%) Git (software)
3 16 (19.51%) NUnit
4 14 (17.07%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (14.63%) Moq
5 12 (14.63%) ReSharper
6 10 (12.20%) MSTest
7 2 (2.44%) Selenium
8 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.22%) Subversion
8 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (30.49%) Finance
2 16 (19.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (97.56%) Developer
2 65 (79.27%) .NET Developer
3 20 (24.39%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (14.63%) C# Developer
5 8 (9.76%) Programmer
6 7 (8.54%) .NET Programmer
7 6 (7.32%) .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.66%) C# Programmer
10 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Programmer
10 3 (3.66%) AWS Developer
11 2 (2.44%) C# Software Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) Senior Programmer
11 2 (2.44%) Software Programmer
12 1 (1.22%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 1 (1.22%) Senior .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (100.00%) .NET
2 71 (86.59%) ASP.NET
3 40 (48.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (35.37%) .NET Framework
5 28 (34.15%) XML
6 24 (29.27%) WPF
6 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (28.05%) RESTful
8 14 (17.07%) Castle Windsor
8 14 (17.07%) Web Services
9 13 (15.85%) SOAP
10 11 (13.41%) LINQ
10 11 (13.41%) Entity Framework
11 10 (12.20%) Unity DI Container
11 10 (12.20%) Ninject
11 10 (12.20%) Spring.NET
11 10 (12.20%) ADO.NET
12 4 (4.88%) HTML
12 4 (4.88%) MonoRail
12 4 (4.88%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.39%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (12.20%) Social Network
2 10 (12.20%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (4.88%) Tandem
4 2 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (60.98%) MVC
3 44 (53.66%) TDD
4 37 (45.12%) Web Application Development
5 23 (28.05%) BDD
6 20 (24.39%) Scrum
7 19 (23.17%) OO
8 18 (21.95%) SOA
9 13 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (12.20%) Kanban
10 10 (12.20%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (9.76%) Software Engineering
12 3 (3.66%) Release Management
12 3 (3.66%) Web Development
13 2 (2.44%) OOP
13 2 (2.44%) Unit Testing
13 2 (2.44%) Migration
14 1 (1.22%) Business Analysis
14 1 (1.22%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (35.37%) VB.NET
3 23 (28.05%) Ruby
4 18 (21.95%) SQL
5 15 (18.29%) T-SQL
6 11 (13.41%) VB
7 8 (9.76%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.22%) Java
8 1 (1.22%) XPath
8 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.20%) Facebook
2 10 (12.20%) Twitter
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Growth
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Staffordshire
Modis International - London
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 11 days ago
Lichfield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 11 days ago