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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 50 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 25 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.54% 3.25% 5.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.35% 7.17% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 28
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £52,500
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
340 307 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 48.09% 45.35% 46.33%
Number of salaries quoted 286 273 210
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -11 6 £35,000 -15.91% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £32,500 -
Stafford -7 1 - -
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 47 (70.15%) SQL Server
3 46 (68.66%) C#
4 40 (59.70%) SQL
4 40 (59.70%) .NET Framework
5 37 (55.22%) ASP.NET
6 28 (41.79%) Windows
7 27 (40.30%) VB.NET
8 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
9 23 (34.33%) SOA
9 23 (34.33%) Visual Studio
10 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (31.34%) WPF
11 18 (26.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (25.37%) Oracle
12 17 (25.37%) N-Tier
13 16 (23.88%) MVC
13 16 (23.88%) Web Services
14 14 (20.90%) WinForms
15 13 (19.40%) Oracle Forms
15 13 (19.40%) TDD
15 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (19.40%) WF
16 12 (17.91%) Degree
16 12 (17.91%) XML
17 10 (14.93%) VB
17 10 (14.93%) OO
18 9 (13.43%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (13.43%) Information Management
18 9 (13.43%) Retail

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (8.96%) 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 47 (70.15%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.97%) MySQL
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.99%) OLTP
7 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (34.33%) Visual Studio
2 18 (26.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (19.40%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (7.46%) MSTest
5 3 (4.48%) Moq
5 3 (4.48%) Subversion
5 3 (4.48%) ReSharper
5 3 (4.48%) Selenium
6 2 (2.99%) 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 34 (50.75%) .NET Developer
3 18 (26.87%) C# Developer
4 17 (25.37%) Software Developer
5 15 (22.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (19.40%) Senior Developer
6 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (13.43%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (11.94%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (8.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (8.96%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (7.46%) Software Tester
10 5 (7.46%) Tester
11 4 (5.97%) DBA
11 4 (5.97%) SQL DBA
12 3 (4.48%) WPF Developer
13 2 (2.99%) Programmer
13 2 (2.99%) SQL Server DBA
13 2 (2.99%) VB.NET Developer
13 2 (2.99%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (94.03%) .NET
2 40 (59.70%) .NET Framework
3 37 (55.22%) ASP.NET
4 21 (31.34%) WPF
5 16 (23.88%) Web Services
6 14 (20.90%) WinForms
7 13 (19.40%) WF
8 12 (17.91%) XML
9 8 (11.94%) REST
10 5 (7.46%) jQuery
10 5 (7.46%) CSS
10 5 (7.46%) SOAP
10 5 (7.46%) HTML
11 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (4.48%) NancyFx
12 3 (4.48%) JSON
12 3 (4.48%) Silverlight
12 3 (4.48%) Ajax
13 2 (2.99%) .NET Remoting
13 2 (2.99%) Classic ASP
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 28 (41.79%) 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 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.88%) MVC
4 13 (19.40%) TDD
5 10 (14.93%) OO
6 9 (13.43%) Information Management
7 8 (11.94%) ITIL
8 7 (10.45%) UML
8 7 (10.45%) Scrum
8 7 (10.45%) Business Analysis
9 6 (8.96%) Service Management
9 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.46%) Manual Testing
10 5 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.46%) Usability Testing
10 5 (7.46%) Test Scripting
10 5 (7.46%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.97%) Logistics
11 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 46 (68.66%) C#
2 40 (59.70%) SQL
3 27 (40.30%) VB.NET
4 10 (14.93%) 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 12 (17.91%) Degree
2 8 (11.94%) MCSD
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.94%) 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: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000 + Bonus (upto 17.5%)
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago