The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 17 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 11 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 7.91% 2.70% 4.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.94% 9.09% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 2
Average salary £46,750 £42,500 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +78.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £38,500 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £46,500 £25,550
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 Walsall region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
69 22 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 49.64% 29.73% 48.44%
Number of salaries quoted 65 19 27
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £50,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

WCF
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

WCF Salary Trend in Walsall

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) MVC
2 24 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 24 (92.31%) XML
2 24 (92.31%) JSON
3 19 (73.08%) Web Services
3 19 (73.08%) Sitecore
4 16 (61.54%) Umbraco
4 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 11 (42.31%) XQuery
5 11 (42.31%) CMS
5 11 (42.31%) CSS
5 11 (42.31%) XSLT
5 11 (42.31%) EPiServer
5 11 (42.31%) Sitecore CMS
5 11 (42.31%) XPath
5 11 (42.31%) jQuery
5 11 (42.31%) Mercurial
5 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (42.31%) CSS3
6 8 (30.77%) SDLC
7 7 (26.92%) WPF
7 7 (26.92%) SQL
8 5 (19.23%) LAMP
8 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
8 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
8 5 (19.23%) MySQL
8 5 (19.23%) PHP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 16 (61.54%) Umbraco
2 11 (42.31%) CMS
2 11 (42.31%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (19.23%) Apache
3 5 (19.23%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Mercurial
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Hudson
2 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 5 (19.23%) Selenium
2 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 21 (80.77%) .NET Developer
3 7 (26.92%) C# Developer
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Developer
4 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) C# WCF Developer
4 5 (19.23%) C# WPF Developer
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Developer
4 5 (19.23%) WCF Developer
4 5 (19.23%) WPF Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior SQL Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (92.31%) JSON
2 24 (92.31%) XML
3 19 (73.08%) Web Services
4 11 (42.31%) CSS
4 11 (42.31%) CSS3
4 11 (42.31%) jQuery
4 11 (42.31%) XSLT
5 7 (26.92%) WPF
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
6 5 (19.23%) HTML
6 5 (19.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) MVC
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) SDLC
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 11 (42.31%) XPath
3 11 (42.31%) XQuery
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) PHP
5 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Sitecore
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 11 (42.31%) EPiServer