The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 43 76 49
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -27
Permanent jobs citing WCF 276 165 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.23% 3.22% 4.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.37% 8.94% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 263 154 231
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WCF
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2064 1846 2030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 39.13% 35.97% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1881 1593 1813
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,780
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WCF
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

WCF Salary Trend in the West Midlands

WCF
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

WCF
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +20 99 £37,500 - 10
Staffordshire +13 49 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Coventry +14 42 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Warwickshire +23 37 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Worcestershire +11 26 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Solihull +9 14 £33,500 -18.78% 2
Walsall - 4 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £37,500 -
West Bromwich - 2 £36,250 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 466 (98.52%) .NET
2 463 (97.89%) C#
3 383 (80.97%) ASP.NET
4 380 (80.34%) SQL Server
5 315 (66.60%) MVC
6 265 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
7 237 (50.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 202 (42.71%) HTML
9 200 (42.28%) Microsoft
10 196 (41.44%) JavaScript
11 175 (37.00%) SQL
12 172 (36.36%) TDD
13 163 (34.46%) CSS
14 145 (30.66%) Web Application Development
15 141 (29.81%) VB.NET
16 136 (28.75%) OO
17 133 (28.12%) .NET Framework
18 126 (26.64%) T-SQL
19 118 (24.95%) Web Services
20 111 (23.47%) ASP.NET Web API
21 110 (23.26%) Windows
22 104 (21.99%) Visual Studio
23 102 (21.56%) XML
24 101 (21.35%) WPF
25 99 (20.93%) jQuery
26 96 (20.30%) SQL Server 2008
26 96 (20.30%) Git (software)
27 87 (18.39%) Node.js
28 86 (18.18%) BDD
28 86 (18.18%) RESTful

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 87 (18.39%) Node.js
2 63 (13.32%) SharePoint
3 49 (10.36%) BizTalk Server
4 36 (7.61%) IIS
5 28 (5.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 18 (3.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (1.90%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.85%) Apache
9 1 (0.21%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.21%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.21%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) MS Project
3 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (8.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.38%) Office 365
3 7 (1.48%) SaaS
4 6 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.27%) Internet
2 1 (0.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (80.34%) SQL Server
2 96 (20.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (17.97%) NoSQL
4 45 (9.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (6.34%) MySQL
5 30 (6.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 27 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (2.96%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (2.54%) Crystal Reports
9 12 (2.54%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.90%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.69%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.85%) SQLite
13 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.42%) EDRMS
14 2 (0.42%) OLAP
15 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 104 (21.99%) Visual Studio
2 96 (20.30%) Git (software)
3 63 (13.32%) NUnit
4 52 (10.99%) Rhino Mocks
5 50 (10.57%) Moq
5 50 (10.57%) MSTest
6 36 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (3.59%) Subversion
8 16 (3.38%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.63%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.63%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.42%) Selenium
10 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.42%) Ant
11 1 (0.21%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.21%) Hudson
11 1 (0.21%) CocoaPods
11 1 (0.21%) Xcode
11 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 56 (11.84%) Finance
2 29 (6.13%) Advertising
3 21 (4.44%) Retail
4 13 (2.75%) Marketing
5 8 (1.69%) Games
6 7 (1.48%) Law
7 3 (0.63%) Back Office
8 2 (0.42%) Banking
8 2 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 440 (93.02%) Developer
2 271 (57.29%) .NET Developer
3 117 (24.74%) C# Developer
4 73 (15.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 72 (15.22%) Software Developer
6 54 (11.42%) ASP.NET Developer
7 42 (8.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (7.61%) Lead Developer
9 31 (6.55%) Senior Developer
10 27 (5.71%) Junior Developer
10 27 (5.71%) Junior
11 24 (5.07%) .NET Software Developer
12 23 (4.86%) Software Engineer
13 20 (4.23%) Junior .NET Developer
14 18 (3.81%) Junior C# Developer
15 16 (3.38%) Analyst
16 15 (3.17%) Graduate
16 15 (3.17%) SharePoint Developer
16 15 (3.17%) Senior .NET Developer
17 14 (2.96%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 466 (98.52%) .NET
2 383 (80.97%) ASP.NET
3 237 (50.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 202 (42.71%) HTML
5 163 (34.46%) CSS
6 133 (28.12%) .NET Framework
7 118 (24.95%) Web Services
8 111 (23.47%) ASP.NET Web API
9 102 (21.56%) XML
10 101 (21.35%) WPF
11 99 (20.93%) jQuery
12 86 (18.18%) RESTful
13 66 (13.95%) HTML5
14 59 (12.47%) LINQ
15 57 (12.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 55 (11.63%) WinForms
17 52 (10.99%) Castle Windsor
18 51 (10.78%) Ninject
19 50 (10.57%) Unity DI Container
20 48 (10.15%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.57%) Computer Science
2 48 (10.15%) Inversion of Control
3 33 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (5.07%) BBC
4 24 (5.07%) Social Media
5 23 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.17%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.11%) Social Network
7 10 (2.11%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.85%) Tandem
9 3 (0.63%) iPad
9 3 (0.63%) iPhone
9 3 (0.63%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.42%) Chemistry
10 2 (0.42%) PMI
10 2 (0.42%) User Experience
11 1 (0.21%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.21%) Clustering
11 1 (0.21%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.21%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 110 (23.26%) Windows
2 22 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (3.17%) Android
4 9 (1.90%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (66.60%) MVC
2 265 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (36.36%) TDD
4 145 (30.66%) Web Application Development
5 136 (28.75%) OO
6 86 (18.18%) BDD
7 77 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
8 67 (14.16%) Scrum
9 56 (11.84%) Dependency Injection
10 49 (10.36%) CRM
11 48 (10.15%) Kanban
12 41 (8.67%) E-Commerce
13 38 (8.03%) Mentoring
14 34 (7.19%) Software Engineering
15 32 (6.77%) Unit Testing
16 29 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
17 28 (5.92%) SOA
17 28 (5.92%) Web Development
18 24 (5.07%) Waterfall
19 21 (4.44%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 463 (97.89%) C#
2 196 (41.44%) JavaScript
3 175 (37.00%) SQL
4 141 (29.81%) VB.NET
5 126 (26.64%) T-SQL
6 83 (17.55%) Ruby
7 43 (9.09%) VB
8 29 (6.13%) PL/SQL
9 18 (3.81%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.59%) VB6
11 14 (2.96%) C
12 10 (2.11%) Java
13 7 (1.48%) PHP
14 3 (0.63%) C++
15 2 (0.42%) XPath
15 2 (0.42%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.42%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.21%) Python
16 1 (0.21%) XAML
Qualifications
1 41 (8.67%) Degree
2 27 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (4.44%) MCSD
4 18 (3.81%) MCP
5 17 (3.59%) MCTS
6 16 (3.38%) MCAD
7 4 (0.85%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.21%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 200 (42.28%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.94%) Facebook
3 46 (9.73%) Oracle
4 35 (7.40%) Apple
5 24 (5.07%) Sony
5 24 (5.07%) Yahoo!
5 24 (5.07%) Google
6 11 (2.33%) Twitter
7 7 (1.48%) GUPTA
8 5 (1.06%) Red Gate
9 3 (0.63%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.42%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.42%) Telerik
10 2 (0.42%) Adobe
11 1 (0.21%) Citrix
11 1 (0.21%) Sage
11 1 (0.21%) Sitecore
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Posted: 40 minutes ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits package
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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