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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 36 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.70% 0.38% 3.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.63% 0.89% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 7
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
108 112 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 36.73% 42.59% 62.71%
Number of salaries quoted 84 96 95
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) N-Tier
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (40.00%) VB
5 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (40.00%) OO
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) SOA
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) VB6
7 3 (20.00%) Retail
7 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) WPF
7 3 (20.00%) Silverlight
7 3 (20.00%) MVC
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (13.33%) Classic ASP
8 2 (13.33%) SOAP
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle
8 2 (13.33%) Streaming Video
8 2 (13.33%) HTTP
8 2 (13.33%) OLTP

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Analyst Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (20.00%) WPF
4 3 (20.00%) Silverlight
5 2 (13.33%) LINQ
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) WF
5 2 (13.33%) Classic ASP
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (6.67%) HTML
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (13.33%) Streaming Video
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) SOA
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) UML
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) VB
3 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (26.67%) VB6
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle