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 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 19 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 3.26% 5.71% 5.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.00% 20.00% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Average salary £37,500 £26,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.50% -29.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
20 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 21.74% 28.57% 64.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 18
Average salary £37,500 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 10 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore