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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 26 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 46 41 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.63% 5.69% 5.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 10.43% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 45 39 29
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £29,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £44,100
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
276 393 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.77% 54.58% 44.71%
Number of salaries quoted 257 311 238
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 29 May 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 May 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 12 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +10 9 £45,000 +11.80% 2
Lichfield - 8 £40,000 -
Tamworth - 6 £32,500 -
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 79 (100.00%) C#
1 79 (100.00%) .NET
2 74 (93.67%) SQL Server
3 70 (88.61%) ASP.NET
4 56 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (70.89%) MVC
5 49 (62.03%) TDD
6 47 (59.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (55.70%) Web Application Development
8 32 (40.51%) NoSQL
9 31 (39.24%) Node.js
9 31 (39.24%) Git (software)
9 31 (39.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 30 (37.97%) RESTful
10 30 (37.97%) BDD
10 30 (37.97%) Ruby
10 30 (37.97%) VB.NET
11 27 (34.18%) Visual Studio
12 25 (31.65%) Microsoft
13 24 (30.38%) Finance
13 24 (30.38%) XML
14 23 (29.11%) OO
14 23 (29.11%) .NET Framework
15 20 (25.32%) Retail
16 19 (24.05%) WPF
16 19 (24.05%) Enterprise Software
17 18 (22.78%) SQL
18 16 (20.25%) NUnit
18 16 (20.25%) T-SQL
18 16 (20.25%) SOA

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 31 (39.24%) Node.js
2 1 (1.27%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (93.67%) SQL Server
2 32 (40.51%) NoSQL
3 10 (12.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (39.24%) Git (software)
2 27 (34.18%) Visual Studio
3 16 (20.25%) NUnit
4 14 (17.72%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (15.19%) Moq
6 11 (13.92%) ReSharper
7 10 (12.66%) MSTest
8 2 (2.53%) Subversion
8 2 (2.53%) Selenium
9 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (30.38%) Finance
2 20 (25.32%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 77 (97.47%) Developer
2 63 (79.75%) .NET Developer
3 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (15.19%) C# Developer
5 6 (7.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Programmer
7 4 (5.06%) .NET Programmer
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.06%) C# Programmer
7 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Programmer
8 3 (3.80%) AWS Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Software Programmer
8 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Senior Programmer
9 2 (2.53%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (2.53%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (88.61%) ASP.NET
3 47 (59.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (39.24%) ASP.NET Web API
5 30 (37.97%) RESTful
6 24 (30.38%) XML
7 23 (29.11%) .NET Framework
8 19 (24.05%) WPF
9 14 (17.72%) Web Services
9 14 (17.72%) Castle Windsor
10 13 (16.46%) SOAP
11 10 (12.66%) Spring.NET
11 10 (12.66%) Ninject
11 10 (12.66%) Entity Framework
11 10 (12.66%) LINQ
11 10 (12.66%) Unity DI Container
12 9 (11.39%) ADO.NET
13 6 (7.59%) HTML
14 5 (6.33%) CSS
15 4 (5.06%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (12.66%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (12.66%) Social Network
3 4 (5.06%) Tandem
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.53%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.27%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
1 56 (70.89%) MVC
2 49 (62.03%) TDD
3 44 (55.70%) Web Application Development
4 30 (37.97%) BDD
5 23 (29.11%) OO
6 16 (20.25%) SOA
7 15 (18.99%) Scrum
8 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (16.46%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (12.66%) Dependency Injection
9 10 (12.66%) Kanban
10 4 (5.06%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.80%) SDLC
11 3 (3.80%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.80%) Web Development
12 2 (2.53%) Business Analysis
12 2 (2.53%) OOP
12 2 (2.53%) Migration
13 1 (1.27%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (37.97%) Ruby
2 30 (37.97%) VB.NET
3 18 (22.78%) SQL
4 16 (20.25%) T-SQL
5 15 (18.99%) VB
6 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.53%) VB6
7 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.53%) Java
8 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 25 (31.65%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.66%) Facebook
2 10 (12.66%) Twitter
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