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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 50 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 27 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.81% 3.09% 5.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.85% 6.84% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 25
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
344 307 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 48.52% 45.15% 46.59%
Number of salaries quoted 292 272 206
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 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 1 September 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
(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 -9 7 £35,000 -19.07% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £32,500 -
Stafford -5 1 - -
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 63 (94.03%) .NET
2 48 (71.64%) SQL Server
3 46 (68.66%) C#
4 41 (61.19%) .NET Framework
5 39 (58.21%) SQL
6 36 (53.73%) ASP.NET
7 28 (41.79%) VB.NET
8 27 (40.30%) Windows
9 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
10 24 (35.82%) Visual Studio
11 23 (34.33%) SOA
12 21 (31.34%) WPF
13 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (28.36%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (25.37%) N-Tier
15 17 (25.37%) Oracle
16 16 (23.88%) Web Services
17 15 (22.39%) MVC
18 14 (20.90%) WinForms
18 14 (20.90%) SQL Server 2008
19 13 (19.40%) WF
19 13 (19.40%) Degree
19 13 (19.40%) TDD
19 13 (19.40%) XML
19 13 (19.40%) Oracle Forms
20 11 (16.42%) VB
21 10 (14.93%) OO
22 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
22 9 (13.43%) Pharmaceutical
22 9 (13.43%) ITIL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (10.45%) IIS
2 3 (4.48%) SAS
3 2 (2.99%) Drupal
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (71.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (5.97%) MySQL
7 2 (2.99%) OLTP
7 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (35.82%) Visual Studio
2 19 (28.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (19.40%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (7.46%) MSTest
5 3 (4.48%) Subversion
6 2 (2.99%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.99%) Selenium
6 2 (2.99%) Moq
7 1 (1.49%) NUnit
General
1 9 (13.43%) Pharmaceutical
1 9 (13.43%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 56 (83.58%) Developer
2 36 (53.73%) .NET Developer
3 18 (26.87%) C# Developer
4 17 (25.37%) Software Developer
5 15 (22.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (19.40%) Senior Developer
8 9 (13.43%) Senior Software Developer
9 8 (11.94%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (8.96%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (7.46%) Software Tester
11 5 (7.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (7.46%) Tester
12 4 (5.97%) DBA
12 4 (5.97%) SQL DBA
13 3 (4.48%) WPF Developer
14 2 (2.99%) Programmer
14 2 (2.99%) SQL Server DBA
14 2 (2.99%) VB.NET Developer
14 2 (2.99%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (94.03%) .NET
2 41 (61.19%) .NET Framework
3 36 (53.73%) ASP.NET
4 21 (31.34%) WPF
5 16 (23.88%) Web Services
6 14 (20.90%) WinForms
7 13 (19.40%) XML
7 13 (19.40%) WF
8 7 (10.45%) REST
9 5 (7.46%) HTML
9 5 (7.46%) CSS
9 5 (7.46%) SOAP
10 4 (5.97%) jQuery
11 3 (4.48%) NancyFx
11 3 (4.48%) Ajax
11 3 (4.48%) JSON
11 3 (4.48%) Silverlight
12 2 (2.99%) LINQ
12 2 (2.99%) Apache Flex
12 2 (2.99%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.48%) EPoS
3 2 (2.99%) Streaming Video
3 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.30%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) SOA
2 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.39%) MVC
4 13 (19.40%) TDD
5 10 (14.93%) OO
6 9 (13.43%) ITIL
6 9 (13.43%) Information Management
7 7 (10.45%) Business Analysis
7 7 (10.45%) UML
7 7 (10.45%) Service Management
8 6 (8.96%) Scrum
9 5 (7.46%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Usability Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Test Scripting
9 5 (7.46%) Manual Testing
10 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.97%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.97%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 46 (68.66%) C#
2 39 (58.21%) SQL
3 28 (41.79%) VB.NET
4 11 (16.42%) VB
5 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.46%) VB6
7 3 (4.48%) PHP
8 2 (2.99%) Java
9 1 (1.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Degree
2 9 (13.43%) MCSD
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.37%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.99%) Infragistics
Staffordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000 + Bonus (upto 17.5%)
Posted: 6 days ago