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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 75 48 89
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +41
Permanent jobs citing WCF 205 277 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.28% 5.18% 2.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.72% 12.91% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 163 264 131
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,750 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
2110 2145 1743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.81% 40.12% 35.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1821 1934 1493
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
Staffordshire +5 63 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Birmingham -40 55 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Coventry +1 37 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Warwickshire -16 25 £36,250 -28.21% 2
Walsall +2 13 £40,750 -14.21% 1
Wolverhampton - 6 £42,500 - 2
Shropshire - 5 £42,500 -
Worcestershire -27 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Solihull +2 2 £37,500 +11.94%
Sutton Coldfield +4 1 £42,500 +17.24%
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 376 (98.17%) .NET
2 367 (95.82%) C#
3 301 (78.59%) ASP.NET
4 274 (71.54%) MVC
5 243 (63.45%) SQL Server
6 231 (60.31%) JavaScript
7 215 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
8 200 (52.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 177 (46.21%) ASP.NET Web API
10 160 (41.78%) Web Services
11 158 (41.25%) CSS
12 155 (40.47%) XML
13 153 (39.95%) SQL
14 146 (38.12%) jQuery
15 136 (35.51%) .NET Framework
16 132 (34.46%) HTML
17 125 (32.64%) Microsoft
18 124 (32.38%) Entity Framework
19 110 (28.72%) WPF
20 97 (25.33%) TDD
21 90 (23.50%) OO
22 80 (20.89%) AngularJS
22 80 (20.89%) Git (software)
23 79 (20.63%) LINQ
24 78 (20.37%) T-SQL
25 77 (20.10%) SOA
26 72 (18.80%) Visual Studio
27 70 (18.28%) Microsoft Azure
28 68 (17.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
29 67 (17.49%) Scrum

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 59 (15.40%) Node.js
2 54 (14.10%) SharePoint
3 33 (8.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 22 (5.74%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (4.18%) CMS
6 15 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
6 15 (3.92%) Umbraco
7 12 (3.13%) IIS
7 12 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.26%) Apache
8 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 70 (18.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (7.31%) Office 365
3 11 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.26%) IaaS
4 1 (0.26%) PaaS
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.57%) HTTPS
2 4 (1.04%) SSL
3 3 (0.78%) Internet
4 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (63.45%) SQL Server
2 62 (16.19%) NoSQL
3 55 (14.36%) SQL Server 2014
4 37 (9.66%) Relational Database
4 37 (9.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (6.79%) RDBMS
6 19 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.87%) MySQL
8 8 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.83%) SQL CLR
10 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.52%) Big Data
12 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.26%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 80 (20.89%) Git (software)
2 72 (18.80%) Visual Studio
3 53 (13.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (9.40%) NUnit
5 26 (6.79%) ReSharper
6 25 (6.53%) Subversion
7 21 (5.48%) TeamCity
8 18 (4.70%) Moq
9 16 (4.18%) NSubstitute
10 14 (3.66%) Oracle Forms
11 13 (3.39%) Mercurial
12 11 (2.87%) Selenium
13 9 (2.35%) Rhino Mocks
14 8 (2.09%) MSTest
15 6 (1.57%) Jenkins
16 4 (1.04%) CruiseControl
17 3 (0.78%) MSBuild
18 2 (0.52%) Hudson
18 2 (0.52%) LabVIEW
19 1 (0.26%) NuGet
General
1 46 (12.01%) Finance
2 17 (4.44%) Games
3 11 (2.87%) Local Government
4 5 (1.31%) Law
5 4 (1.04%) Retail
6 3 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 340 (88.77%) Developer
2 265 (69.19%) .NET Developer
3 110 (28.72%) C# Developer
4 103 (26.89%) ASP.NET Developer
5 85 (22.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 65 (16.97%) Software Developer
7 58 (15.14%) .NET Software Developer
7 58 (15.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 57 (14.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 51 (13.32%) C# Software Developer
10 45 (11.75%) Senior Developer
11 33 (8.62%) Senior .NET Developer
12 26 (6.79%) SQL Developer
13 25 (6.53%) Software Engineer
14 24 (6.27%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 24 (6.27%) SharePoint Developer
15 23 (6.01%) Office 365 Developer
16 20 (5.22%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 20 (5.22%) Social Media Developer
17 19 (4.96%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (98.17%) .NET
2 301 (78.59%) ASP.NET
3 200 (52.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 177 (46.21%) ASP.NET Web API
5 160 (41.78%) Web Services
6 158 (41.25%) CSS
7 155 (40.47%) XML
8 146 (38.12%) jQuery
9 136 (35.51%) .NET Framework
10 132 (34.46%) HTML
11 124 (32.38%) Entity Framework
12 110 (28.72%) WPF
13 80 (20.89%) AngularJS
14 79 (20.63%) LINQ
15 68 (17.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 61 (15.93%) REST
17 53 (13.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 52 (13.58%) RESTful
19 50 (13.05%) WinForms
20 48 (12.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.09%) Inversion of Control
2 22 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (5.22%) BBC
3 20 (5.22%) Mobile App
3 20 (5.22%) Social Media
4 17 (4.44%) N-Tier
5 16 (4.18%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.87%) Social Network
7 9 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.09%) User Experience
9 7 (1.83%) e-Learning
9 7 (1.83%) iPad
10 3 (0.78%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.52%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.26%) Blog
12 1 (0.26%) Fintech
12 1 (0.26%) iPhone
12 1 (0.26%) SCADA
12 1 (0.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 63 (16.45%) Windows
2 16 (4.18%) Unix
3 7 (1.83%) Android
4 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) Linux
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (71.54%) MVC
2 215 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (25.33%) TDD
4 90 (23.50%) OO
5 77 (20.10%) SOA
6 67 (17.49%) Scrum
7 66 (17.23%) Web Application Development
8 56 (14.62%) BDD
9 55 (14.36%) Web Development
10 50 (13.05%) Mentoring
11 45 (11.75%) Dependency Injection
11 45 (11.75%) SDLC
11 45 (11.75%) Unit Testing
12 42 (10.97%) Software Engineering
13 39 (10.18%) SOLID
14 36 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (8.36%) OOP
16 27 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (6.53%) Release Management
17 25 (6.53%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 367 (95.82%) C#
2 231 (60.31%) JavaScript
3 153 (39.95%) SQL
4 78 (20.37%) T-SQL
5 53 (13.84%) Ruby
6 33 (8.62%) XPath
7 30 (7.83%) VB.NET
8 25 (6.53%) PL/SQL
9 20 (5.22%) XAML
10 16 (4.18%) Shell Script
11 15 (3.92%) XQuery
12 13 (3.39%) F#
13 11 (2.87%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.57%) VB
15 5 (1.31%) C
15 5 (1.31%) Java
16 3 (0.78%) C++
17 2 (0.52%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.52%) Perl
17 2 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 60 (15.67%) Degree
2 32 (8.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (7.31%) MCSD
4 5 (1.31%) MCTS
5 2 (0.52%) MCP
6 1 (0.26%) MCPD
6 1 (0.26%) OCA
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.57%) Rundeck
2 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 125 (32.64%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.97%) Oracle
3 26 (6.79%) Sitecore
4 21 (5.48%) Apple
4 21 (5.48%) Google
5 20 (5.22%) Facebook
5 20 (5.22%) Sony
5 20 (5.22%) Yahoo!
6 17 (4.44%) DevExpress
7 15 (3.92%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.78%) Telerik
9 2 (0.52%) Adobe
9 2 (0.52%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.26%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.26%) Twitter
West Midlands
ISL Recruitment
Posted: 22 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Automation Resource Consultants
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Automation Resource Consultants
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £44797.20 - £48692.40 per annum + 40d Hol+Exc Pen+Health/Life
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £39324.00 - £42742.80 per annum + 40d Hol+Exc Pen+Health/Life
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Warwick
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Wolverhampton
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
Dudley
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £37846.00 per annum + 40d Hol+Pension+Health/Life
Posted: 24 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago