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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 40 53
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 46 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.64% 4.78% 2.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.55% 10.48% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 43 26 13
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
248 248 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 41.20% 45.59% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 225 237 214
Average salary £38,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +22 18 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Lichfield +12 18 £36,500 -5.19% 3
Stafford +1 2 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Tamworth - 1 £45,000 - 1
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) C#
1 77 (100.00%) .NET
2 60 (77.92%) SQL Server
3 58 (75.32%) ASP.NET
3 58 (75.32%) MVC
4 56 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (55.84%) SQL
6 41 (53.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (44.16%) JavaScript
8 33 (42.86%) TDD
9 30 (38.96%) Windows
10 28 (36.36%) T-SQL
10 28 (36.36%) Scrum
11 26 (33.77%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (32.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 24 (31.17%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (31.17%) jQuery
13 24 (31.17%) Git (software)
14 23 (29.87%) WPF
14 23 (29.87%) Web Application Development
14 23 (29.87%) OO
15 22 (28.57%) HTML
15 22 (28.57%) Software Engineering
16 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 20 (25.97%) .NET Framework
18 19 (24.68%) CSS
19 18 (23.38%) Visual Studio
19 18 (23.38%) SOLID
20 17 (22.08%) WinForms
21 16 (20.78%) NUnit

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (16.88%) Node.js
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (77.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.48%) NoSQL
3 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (12.99%) Relational Database
5 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (6.49%) SQL CLR
8 2 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (31.17%) Git (software)
2 18 (23.38%) Visual Studio
3 16 (20.78%) NUnit
4 13 (16.88%) Moq
5 11 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 11 (14.29%) Subversion
5 11 (14.29%) TeamCity
6 10 (12.99%) MSTest
6 10 (12.99%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (7.79%) ReSharper
8 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.90%) NSubstitute
9 3 (3.90%) Selenium
10 1 (1.30%) CruiseControl
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (97.40%) Developer
2 60 (77.92%) .NET Developer
3 35 (45.45%) C# Developer
4 27 (35.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (19.48%) Software Developer
6 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (15.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
9 10 (12.99%) SQL Developer
10 9 (11.69%) .NET Programmer
10 9 (11.69%) Programmer
10 9 (11.69%) VB.NET Developer
11 8 (10.39%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (10.39%) SQL Programmer
11 8 (10.39%) WPF Developer
12 7 (9.09%) Software Programmer
12 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
12 7 (9.09%) VB.NET Programmer
12 7 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (100.00%) .NET
2 58 (75.32%) ASP.NET
3 41 (53.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (32.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 24 (31.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 24 (31.17%) jQuery
6 23 (29.87%) WPF
7 22 (28.57%) HTML
8 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 20 (25.97%) .NET Framework
10 19 (24.68%) CSS
11 17 (22.08%) WinForms
12 15 (19.48%) AngularJS
13 14 (18.18%) HTML5
13 14 (18.18%) RESTful
14 13 (16.88%) Ninject
15 11 (14.29%) Entity Framework
16 10 (12.99%) Castle Windsor
16 10 (12.99%) Razor View Engine
16 10 (12.99%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Inversion of Control
2 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.39%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.19%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.60%) Tandem
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (75.32%) MVC
2 56 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (42.86%) TDD
4 28 (36.36%) Scrum
5 26 (33.77%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (29.87%) OO
6 23 (29.87%) Web Application Development
7 22 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 18 (23.38%) SOLID
9 15 (19.48%) Dependency Injection
10 13 (16.88%) BDD
10 13 (16.88%) OOP
11 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (14.29%) Kanban
11 11 (14.29%) Software Delivery
12 10 (12.99%) MVVM
13 8 (10.39%) SDLC
13 8 (10.39%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) C#
2 43 (55.84%) SQL
3 34 (44.16%) JavaScript
4 28 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 16 (20.78%) VB.NET
6 13 (16.88%) Ruby
7 3 (3.90%) VB
7 3 (3.90%) XAML
8 1 (1.30%) C++
8 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) DevExpress
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point
Salary: Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago