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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England / West Midlands
Rank 104 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 117 160 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.39% 3.14% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.73% 9.52% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 105 147 160
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
1739 1680 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.47% 32.92% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1525 1455 1581
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,720
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -16 36 £47,500 +22.58% 6
Staffordshire +1 30 £45,000 +16.88% 2
Warwickshire +22 13 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Worcestershire - 13 £42,500 - 4
Coventry -21 12 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Shropshire - 8 - -
Solihull -6 4 £40,000 -11.60% 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WCF.

1 273 (99.64%) C#
2 269 (98.18%) .NET
3 217 (79.20%) MVC
4 201 (73.36%) ASP.NET
5 194 (70.80%) SQL Server
6 164 (59.85%) JavaScript
7 148 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
8 138 (50.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 128 (46.72%) .NET Framework
10 122 (44.53%) SQL
11 115 (41.97%) Entity Framework
11 115 (41.97%) ASP.NET Web API
12 114 (41.61%) HTML
13 109 (39.78%) CSS
14 105 (38.32%) Web Services
15 101 (36.86%) jQuery
16 89 (32.48%) Microsoft
17 83 (30.29%) XML
18 81 (29.56%) TDD
19 80 (29.20%) Git (software)
20 69 (25.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 68 (24.82%) Scrum
21 68 (24.82%) SOA
22 66 (24.09%) SQL Server 2014
23 65 (23.72%) Web Application Development
24 63 (22.99%) AngularJS
24 63 (22.99%) RESTful
25 58 (21.17%) SDLC
26 53 (19.34%) OO
26 53 (19.34%) Node.js

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (8.76%) IIS
2 20 (7.30%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.11%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (5.11%) CMS
4 11 (4.01%) Umbraco
5 9 (3.28%) EPiServer CMS
5 9 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.36%) DNN
7 1 (0.36%) Kentico
7 1 (0.36%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.36%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 11 (4.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (5.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.28%) Office 365
3 7 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.28%) SSL
2 8 (2.92%) Internet
3 1 (0.36%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (70.80%) SQL Server
2 66 (24.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 51 (18.61%) NoSQL
4 31 (11.31%) Relational Database
5 21 (7.66%) RDBMS
6 13 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.82%) SQL CLR
10 3 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.73%) Big Data
11 2 (0.73%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.73%) MySQL
12 1 (0.36%) Redis
12 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 80 (29.20%) Git (software)
2 50 (18.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (14.60%) Visual Studio
4 30 (10.95%) Subversion
5 23 (8.39%) Jenkins
6 21 (7.66%) TeamCity
7 13 (4.74%) MSTest
7 13 (4.74%) Selenium
8 9 (3.28%) MSBuild
8 9 (3.28%) NuGet
8 9 (3.28%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.19%) NUnit
10 5 (1.82%) Moq
11 4 (1.46%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.36%) CruiseControl
13 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.36%) Grunt
13 1 (0.36%) JSUnit
13 1 (0.36%) Mocha
General
1 21 (7.66%) Finance
2 17 (6.20%) Music Industry
3 15 (5.47%) Games
4 13 (4.74%) Marketing
5 2 (0.73%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 221 (80.66%) Developer
2 151 (55.11%) .NET Developer
3 61 (22.26%) C# Developer
4 45 (16.42%) Senior Developer
5 44 (16.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 35 (12.77%) Software Developer
7 27 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 26 (9.49%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (6.57%) Team Leader
10 17 (6.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (6.20%) Development Team Leader
11 16 (5.84%) Software Engineer
12 14 (5.11%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (4.74%) Senior C# Developer
14 12 (4.38%) Senior Software Developer
14 12 (4.38%) WCF Developer
15 10 (3.65%) .NET Software Developer
16 9 (3.28%) .NET Team Leader
16 9 (3.28%) SharePoint Developer
16 9 (3.28%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (98.18%) .NET
2 201 (73.36%) ASP.NET
3 138 (50.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 128 (46.72%) .NET Framework
5 115 (41.97%) ASP.NET Web API
5 115 (41.97%) Entity Framework
6 114 (41.61%) HTML
7 109 (39.78%) CSS
8 105 (38.32%) Web Services
9 101 (36.86%) jQuery
10 83 (30.29%) XML
11 69 (25.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 63 (22.99%) AngularJS
12 63 (22.99%) RESTful
13 53 (19.34%) Node.js
14 47 (17.15%) HTML5
15 46 (16.79%) Code First Entity Framework
15 46 (16.79%) KnockoutJS
16 45 (16.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 43 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.47%) Social Network
2 14 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (4.74%) iPad
4 11 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.73%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.36%) iPhone
9 1 (0.36%) Life Science
9 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.03%) Windows
2 10 (3.65%) Unix
3 7 (2.55%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.46%) Android
5 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (79.20%) MVC
2 148 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (29.56%) TDD
4 68 (24.82%) Scrum
4 68 (24.82%) SOA
5 65 (23.72%) Web Application Development
6 58 (21.17%) SDLC
7 53 (19.34%) OO
8 52 (18.98%) BDD
9 39 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (12.77%) Software Engineering
11 31 (11.31%) SOLID
12 29 (10.58%) Web Development
13 23 (8.39%) CRM
14 22 (8.03%) Mentoring
14 22 (8.03%) UML
15 21 (7.66%) Continuous Delivery
16 17 (6.20%) High Availability
16 17 (6.20%) Release Management
17 16 (5.84%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 273 (99.64%) C#
2 164 (59.85%) JavaScript
3 122 (44.53%) SQL
4 52 (18.98%) Ruby
5 38 (13.87%) VB.NET
6 36 (13.14%) T-SQL
7 14 (5.11%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.65%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.55%) VB
10 6 (2.19%) C++
10 6 (2.19%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.82%) Java
12 4 (1.46%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.46%) VB6
13 3 (1.09%) F#
14 2 (0.73%) XPath
15 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (7.30%) Degree
2 10 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.55%) MCSD
4 4 (1.46%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.46%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.19%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 89 (32.48%) Microsoft
2 35 (12.77%) Oracle
3 9 (3.28%) EPiServer
4 4 (1.46%) NEC
5 2 (0.73%) Apple
5 2 (0.73%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.36%) Facebook
6 1 (0.36%) Google
6 1 (0.36%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.36%) Perforce
6 1 (0.36%) Sitecore
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Midlands
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dudley
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £44,999 per annum £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Remote working from Home
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Up to £35,000 +benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Full package on offer
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago