The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 26 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 23 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 9.09% 4.73% 3.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.94% 10.81% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 11
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
WCF
Staffordshire

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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
154 74 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 60.87% 43.79% 50.99%
Number of salaries quoted 143 66 123
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

WCF
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

WCF Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

WCF
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for WCF.

1 49 (100.00%) C#
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (79.59%) ASP.NET
3 35 (71.43%) SQL
4 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
6 27 (55.10%) MVC
6 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (53.06%) HTML
8 25 (51.02%) Windows
8 25 (51.02%) .NET Framework
8 25 (51.02%) Entity Framework
9 24 (48.98%) T-SQL
10 23 (46.94%) HTML5
11 22 (44.90%) SOA
12 21 (42.86%) NUnit
13 20 (40.82%) WinForms
13 20 (40.82%) XML
13 20 (40.82%) Visual Studio
13 20 (40.82%) REST
14 19 (38.78%) ReSharper
15 18 (36.73%) Migration
15 18 (36.73%) ADO.NET
15 18 (36.73%) XSD
15 18 (36.73%) LINQ
15 18 (36.73%) Unit Testing
16 17 (34.69%) jQuery
16 17 (34.69%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (34.69%) DevExpress
16 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET MVC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
3 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (12.24%) SQL CLR
5 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (42.86%) NUnit
2 20 (40.82%) Visual Studio
3 19 (38.78%) ReSharper
4 17 (34.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (32.65%) NSubstitute
6 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
7 6 (12.24%) Selenium
8 5 (10.20%) Subversion
9 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
10 3 (6.12%) Moq
10 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
11 1 (2.04%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (89.80%) Developer
2 35 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 17 (34.69%) Software Developer
4 13 (26.53%) C# Developer
5 11 (22.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (20.41%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (16.33%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.08%) Tester
8 2 (4.08%) WinForms Developer
9 1 (2.04%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Architect
9 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Tester
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (79.59%) ASP.NET
3 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET Web API
4 26 (53.06%) HTML
5 25 (51.02%) .NET Framework
5 25 (51.02%) Entity Framework
6 23 (46.94%) HTML5
7 20 (40.82%) REST
7 20 (40.82%) WinForms
7 20 (40.82%) XML
8 18 (36.73%) ADO.NET
8 18 (36.73%) LINQ
8 18 (36.73%) XSD
9 17 (34.69%) Ajax
9 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (34.69%) jQuery
10 16 (32.65%) Ninject
11 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 8 (16.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) N-Tier
2 16 (32.65%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (55.10%) MVC
3 22 (44.90%) SOA
4 18 (36.73%) Migration
4 18 (36.73%) Unit Testing
5 16 (32.65%) Dependency Injection
5 16 (32.65%) OOD
5 16 (32.65%) OOP
6 9 (18.37%) TDD
7 8 (16.33%) BDD
7 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (16.33%) Web Application Development
8 6 (12.24%) OO
8 6 (12.24%) Scrum
9 5 (10.20%) Coaching
9 5 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.20%) Data Management
9 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.20%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) C#
2 35 (71.43%) SQL
3 24 (48.98%) T-SQL
4 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
5 16 (32.65%) XAML
6 8 (16.33%) Ruby
7 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
8 3 (6.12%) VB
9 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) DevExpress
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Twitter
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