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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 32 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.92% 3.79% 3.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.85% 7.78% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 21
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
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
295 347 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.38% 48.67% 45.55%
Number of salaries quoted 271 293 269
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent +7 10 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Lichfield - 9 £45,000 - 1
Stafford -1 6 £40,000 - 2
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 77 (98.72%) .NET
2 74 (94.87%) C#
3 71 (91.03%) SQL Server
4 67 (85.90%) ASP.NET
5 63 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (67.95%) MVC
7 50 (64.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (53.85%) TDD
9 41 (52.56%) Web Application Development
10 34 (43.59%) Microsoft
11 29 (37.18%) OO
11 29 (37.18%) SQL
11 29 (37.18%) Git (software)
12 27 (34.62%) RESTful
13 26 (33.33%) NoSQL
13 26 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (32.05%) Node.js
14 25 (32.05%) BDD
14 25 (32.05%) Ruby
15 24 (30.77%) Scrum
16 23 (29.49%) VB.NET
17 22 (28.21%) T-SQL
18 21 (26.92%) Visual Studio
18 21 (26.92%) WPF
19 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (24.36%) Finance
20 18 (23.08%) Retail
21 17 (21.79%) NUnit
22 16 (20.51%) WinForms
22 16 (20.51%) .NET Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (32.05%) Node.js
2 2 (2.56%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (91.03%) SQL Server
2 26 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 12 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (37.18%) Git (software)
2 21 (26.92%) Visual Studio
3 17 (21.79%) NUnit
4 16 (20.51%) Rhino Mocks
5 15 (19.23%) Moq
6 14 (17.95%) MSTest
7 11 (14.10%) ReSharper
8 5 (6.41%) Subversion
9 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.85%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 19 (24.36%) Finance
2 18 (23.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (94.87%) Developer
2 57 (73.08%) .NET Developer
3 14 (17.95%) C# Developer
4 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.13%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Programmer
10 2 (2.56%) C# Software Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (2.56%) .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) VB.NET Programmer
10 2 (2.56%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Programmer
10 2 (2.56%) C# Programmer
10 2 (2.56%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (98.72%) .NET
2 67 (85.90%) ASP.NET
3 50 (64.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (34.62%) RESTful
5 26 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 21 (26.92%) WPF
7 16 (20.51%) WinForms
7 16 (20.51%) .NET Framework
7 16 (20.51%) SOAP
7 16 (20.51%) Web Services
7 16 (20.51%) Castle Windsor
8 15 (19.23%) XML
9 14 (17.95%) Ninject
9 14 (17.95%) Spring.NET
9 14 (17.95%) Unity DI Container
10 12 (15.38%) HTML
10 12 (15.38%) jQuery
10 12 (15.38%) LINQ
11 11 (14.10%) CSS
11 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (17.95%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.69%) Social Network
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.56%) Tandem
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) Kinect
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (67.95%) MVC
3 42 (53.85%) TDD
4 41 (52.56%) Web Application Development
5 29 (37.18%) OO
6 25 (32.05%) BDD
7 24 (30.77%) Scrum
8 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (17.95%) Kanban
9 14 (17.95%) Dependency Injection
10 13 (16.67%) SOA
11 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
12 10 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (10.26%) OOP
13 8 (10.26%) MVVM
14 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
15 5 (6.41%) Unit Testing
16 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
16 4 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
16 4 (5.13%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 74 (94.87%) C#
2 29 (37.18%) SQL
3 25 (32.05%) Ruby
4 23 (29.49%) VB.NET
5 22 (28.21%) T-SQL
6 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
7 13 (16.67%) VB
8 2 (2.56%) Java
8 2 (2.56%) XAML
8 2 (2.56%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 34 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) Facebook
2 6 (7.69%) Twitter
Stafford, Staffordshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £61000 per annum + 20% bonus + homeworking
Posted: 15 days ago