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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 61 78 48
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -30
Permanent jobs citing WCF 216 170 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.78% 3.12% 4.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.76% 8.47% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 202 151 225
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,250
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
2007 2007 1903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.15% 36.80% 34.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1820 1714 1695
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +7 68 £37,500 -9.63% 5
Warwickshire +30 49 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Staffordshire +15 32 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Coventry -11 20 £47,500 +26.66% 6
Solihull +13 17 £40,000 -5.88%
Worcestershire -10 15 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Halesowen - 2 £32,500 -
Herefordshire 0 1 £40,000 +26.98%
Dudley -2 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Shropshire -7 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Brierley Hill - 1 £40,000 - 3
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £35,000 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £42,500 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 478 (99.17%) .NET
2 464 (96.27%) C#
3 410 (85.06%) SQL Server
4 393 (81.54%) ASP.NET
5 314 (65.15%) MVC
6 300 (62.24%) Agile Software Development
7 234 (48.55%) JavaScript
8 230 (47.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 217 (45.02%) HTML
10 207 (42.95%) Microsoft
11 180 (37.34%) TDD
12 169 (35.06%) CSS
13 162 (33.61%) SQL
14 161 (33.40%) OO
15 148 (30.71%) Web Application Development
16 139 (28.84%) WPF
17 131 (27.18%) Web Services
18 129 (26.76%) T-SQL
19 128 (26.56%) VB.NET
20 120 (24.90%) ASP.NET Web API
21 110 (22.82%) Visual Studio
22 107 (22.20%) Git (software)
23 104 (21.58%) Windows
24 102 (21.16%) BDD
25 97 (20.12%) jQuery
26 92 (19.09%) XML
27 89 (18.46%) NoSQL
28 87 (18.05%) HTML5
28 87 (18.05%) RESTful
29 86 (17.84%) Node.js

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 86 (17.84%) Node.js
2 42 (8.71%) SharePoint
3 26 (5.39%) IIS
4 17 (3.53%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.83%) Apache
7 3 (0.62%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.41%) CMS
9 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 55 (11.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) SPSS
2 1 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.66%) GitHub
3 2 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.32%) Internet
2 2 (0.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (85.06%) SQL Server
2 89 (18.46%) NoSQL
3 59 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (8.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (7.88%) MySQL
7 24 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (4.77%) Crystal Reports
9 19 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (3.73%) MongoDB
10 18 (3.73%) Relational Database
11 12 (2.49%) SQLite
12 7 (1.45%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (0.41%) EDRMS
15 2 (0.41%) OLAP
16 1 (0.21%) DTS
Development Applications
1 110 (22.82%) Visual Studio
2 107 (22.20%) Git (software)
3 57 (11.83%) NUnit
4 45 (9.34%) Moq
5 43 (8.92%) Rhino Mocks
6 41 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 41 (8.51%) MSTest
7 17 (3.53%) Subversion
8 14 (2.90%) ReSharper
9 10 (2.07%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.66%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.45%) JIRA
12 5 (1.04%) NuGet
12 5 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (1.04%) NSubstitute
13 3 (0.62%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.41%) Ant
15 1 (0.21%) JUnit
15 1 (0.21%) Selenium
15 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 79 (16.39%) Finance
2 28 (5.81%) Games
2 28 (5.81%) Retail
3 20 (4.15%) Advertising
4 5 (1.04%) Law
4 5 (1.04%) Marketing
5 2 (0.41%) Automotive
5 2 (0.41%) Banking
6 1 (0.21%) Publishing
6 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 448 (92.95%) Developer
2 271 (56.22%) .NET Developer
3 125 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 97 (20.12%) Software Developer
5 78 (16.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 56 (11.62%) Senior Developer
7 51 (10.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 46 (9.54%) ASP.NET Developer
9 31 (6.43%) Senior C# Developer
10 30 (6.22%) Lead Developer
11 27 (5.60%) .NET Software Developer
12 26 (5.39%) Software Engineer
13 20 (4.15%) Junior
13 20 (4.15%) Junior Developer
13 20 (4.15%) Senior .NET Developer
14 15 (3.11%) Junior .NET Developer
14 15 (3.11%) C# Software Developer
15 14 (2.90%) VB.NET Developer
15 14 (2.90%) Analyst
16 13 (2.70%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (99.17%) .NET
2 393 (81.54%) ASP.NET
3 230 (47.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 217 (45.02%) HTML
5 169 (35.06%) CSS
6 139 (28.84%) WPF
7 131 (27.18%) Web Services
8 120 (24.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 97 (20.12%) jQuery
10 92 (19.09%) XML
11 87 (18.05%) HTML5
11 87 (18.05%) RESTful
12 82 (17.01%) .NET Framework
13 73 (15.15%) WinForms
14 59 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 57 (11.83%) LINQ
16 48 (9.96%) Ninject
17 43 (8.92%) Castle Windsor
18 41 (8.51%) Spring.NET
18 41 (8.51%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 66 (13.69%) Computer Science
2 41 (8.51%) Inversion of Control
3 31 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (5.39%) Social Media
4 26 (5.39%) BBC
5 23 (4.77%) Client/Server
6 19 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.49%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.24%) Social Network
9 5 (1.04%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.83%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.83%) Animation
11 3 (0.62%) iPad
11 3 (0.62%) iPhone
11 3 (0.62%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.41%) Tandem
12 2 (0.41%) PMI
12 2 (0.41%) User Experience
13 1 (0.21%) Kinect
13 1 (0.21%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 104 (21.58%) Windows
2 25 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (3.32%) Android
4 14 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.07%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.62%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (65.15%) MVC
2 300 (62.24%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (37.34%) TDD
4 161 (33.40%) OO
5 148 (30.71%) Web Application Development
6 102 (21.16%) BDD
7 83 (17.22%) Scrum
8 76 (15.77%) Continuous Integration
9 60 (12.45%) Software Engineering
10 50 (10.37%) E-Commerce
11 46 (9.54%) Dependency Injection
12 43 (8.92%) Kanban
12 43 (8.92%) Mentoring
13 41 (8.51%) Web Development
14 40 (8.30%) SOA
15 34 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (7.05%) Logistics
16 33 (6.85%) OOP
16 33 (6.85%) OOD
17 26 (5.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 464 (96.27%) C#
2 234 (48.55%) JavaScript
3 162 (33.61%) SQL
4 129 (26.76%) T-SQL
5 128 (26.56%) VB.NET
6 82 (17.01%) Ruby
7 49 (10.17%) VB
8 27 (5.60%) PowerShell
9 25 (5.19%) VB6
10 18 (3.73%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.49%) C++
11 12 (2.49%) Java
12 11 (2.28%) C
13 6 (1.24%) PHP
14 5 (1.04%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.41%) XAML
15 2 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 62 (12.86%) Degree
2 10 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.24%) MCSD
4 3 (0.62%) MCP
5 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.62%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 207 (42.95%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.51%) Apple
3 33 (6.85%) Facebook
3 33 (6.85%) Oracle
4 26 (5.39%) Sony
4 26 (5.39%) Yahoo!
4 26 (5.39%) Google
5 12 (2.49%) Xamarin
6 9 (1.87%) GUPTA
7 6 (1.24%) Twitter
8 1 (0.21%) Meridio
8 1 (0.21%) Telerik
8 1 (0.21%) Sun
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