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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - - 16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 0 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall - - 12.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
14 26 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 21.88% 32.50% 59.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 45
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £32,500 £42,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) Umbraco
2 4 (80.00%) CSLA
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (20.00%) Analyst
5 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (20.00%) Programmer
5 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (20.00%) C# Analyst Programmer
5 1 (20.00%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 4 (80.00%) CSLA
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory