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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 43 78 53
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -25
Permanent jobs citing WCF 276 138 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.19% 2.81% 4.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.90% 7.97% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 263 128 213
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,600 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
2139 1731 1988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 40.24% 35.24% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1933 1477 1773
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +21 94 £37,500 - 12
Staffordshire +21 59 £40,000 +8.10% 7
Coventry +11 39 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Warwickshire +15 34 £50,500 +18.82% 6
Worcestershire +11 26 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Solihull +10 17 £33,500 -16.25%
Walsall - 5 £47,500 -
West Bromwich - 2 £36,250 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £35,000 - 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 450 (98.68%) .NET
2 444 (97.37%) C#
3 375 (82.24%) ASP.NET
4 358 (78.51%) SQL Server
5 296 (64.91%) MVC
6 255 (55.92%) Agile Software Development
7 215 (47.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 199 (43.64%) Microsoft
9 190 (41.67%) HTML
10 180 (39.47%) SQL
11 179 (39.25%) JavaScript
12 163 (35.75%) TDD
13 152 (33.33%) CSS
14 148 (32.46%) .NET Framework
15 141 (30.92%) VB.NET
16 125 (27.41%) Web Application Development
17 124 (27.19%) OO
18 121 (26.54%) T-SQL
19 113 (24.78%) Windows
20 108 (23.68%) Web Services
20 108 (23.68%) XML
21 103 (22.59%) Visual Studio
22 102 (22.37%) SQL Server 2008
23 99 (21.71%) ASP.NET Web API
24 98 (21.49%) jQuery
25 95 (20.83%) WPF
26 86 (18.86%) Git (software)
27 80 (17.54%) RESTful
28 79 (17.32%) Continuous Integration
29 77 (16.89%) Ruby

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 74 (16.23%) Node.js
2 71 (15.57%) SharePoint
3 59 (12.94%) BizTalk Server
4 39 (8.55%) IIS
5 32 (7.02%) SharePoint 2010
6 21 (4.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (1.97%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.44%) Apache
9 1 (0.22%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Foundation
9 1 (0.22%) CMS
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 44 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS Project
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 41 (8.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) Magento
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.39%) Office 365
3 9 (1.97%) SaaS
4 5 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.10%) Internet
2 3 (0.66%) Intranet
3 1 (0.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (78.51%) SQL Server
2 102 (22.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (16.45%) NoSQL
4 43 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (7.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (6.36%) MySQL
7 13 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.85%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 12 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.54%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.32%) SQLite
13 5 (1.10%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 2 (0.44%) OLAP
17 1 (0.22%) EDRMS
17 1 (0.22%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 103 (22.59%) Visual Studio
2 86 (18.86%) Git (software)
3 62 (13.60%) NUnit
4 51 (11.18%) Rhino Mocks
5 49 (10.75%) Moq
5 49 (10.75%) MSTest
6 41 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (3.73%) ReSharper
8 12 (2.63%) Subversion
9 6 (1.32%) Xcode
9 6 (1.32%) CocoaPods
10 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.66%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.44%) Selenium
13 1 (0.22%) Ant
13 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.22%) Hudson
13 1 (0.22%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (9.87%) Finance
2 28 (6.14%) Advertising
3 19 (4.17%) Retail
4 13 (2.85%) Marketing
5 6 (1.32%) Law
6 3 (0.66%) Automotive
7 2 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.22%) Publishing
8 1 (0.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 427 (93.64%) Developer
2 274 (60.09%) .NET Developer
3 102 (22.37%) C# Developer
4 65 (14.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 61 (13.38%) Software Developer
6 51 (11.18%) ASP.NET Developer
7 36 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 33 (7.24%) Lead Developer
9 32 (7.02%) Senior Developer
10 26 (5.70%) Junior
10 26 (5.70%) Junior Developer
11 23 (5.04%) Software Engineer
12 20 (4.39%) SharePoint Developer
12 20 (4.39%) Senior .NET Developer
12 20 (4.39%) Junior .NET Developer
13 19 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
14 17 (3.73%) .NET Software Engineer
15 16 (3.51%) Junior C# Developer
16 14 (3.07%) Web Developer
16 14 (3.07%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 450 (98.68%) .NET
2 375 (82.24%) ASP.NET
3 215 (47.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 190 (41.67%) HTML
5 152 (33.33%) CSS
6 148 (32.46%) .NET Framework
7 108 (23.68%) Web Services
7 108 (23.68%) XML
8 99 (21.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 98 (21.49%) jQuery
10 95 (20.83%) WPF
11 80 (17.54%) RESTful
12 59 (12.94%) HTML5
13 56 (12.28%) Ajax
14 55 (12.06%) Entity Framework
15 54 (11.84%) LINQ
16 53 (11.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 51 (11.18%) Castle Windsor
18 50 (10.96%) Ninject
19 49 (10.75%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.53%) Inversion of Control
2 39 (8.55%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.82%) BBC
4 22 (4.82%) Social Media
5 20 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.63%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.41%) iPad
7 11 (2.41%) iPhone
8 10 (2.19%) Social Network
9 8 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.88%) Tandem
11 2 (0.44%) Chemistry
11 2 (0.44%) User Experience
12 1 (0.22%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.22%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.22%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.22%) PMI
12 1 (0.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 113 (24.78%) Windows
2 18 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (2.63%) Android
4 8 (1.75%) Windows 8
5 7 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.22%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (64.91%) MVC
2 255 (55.92%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (35.75%) TDD
4 125 (27.41%) Web Application Development
5 124 (27.19%) OO
6 79 (17.32%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (16.89%) Scrum
8 71 (15.57%) BDD
9 54 (11.84%) CRM
10 52 (11.40%) Dependency Injection
11 47 (10.31%) Kanban
12 35 (7.68%) E-Commerce
12 35 (7.68%) Software Engineering
13 32 (7.02%) Unit Testing
14 29 (6.36%) Web Development
14 29 (6.36%) SOA
15 25 (5.48%) Mentoring
16 24 (5.26%) Mobile Development
17 22 (4.82%) Waterfall
18 20 (4.39%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 444 (97.37%) C#
2 180 (39.47%) SQL
3 179 (39.25%) JavaScript
4 141 (30.92%) VB.NET
5 121 (26.54%) T-SQL
6 77 (16.89%) Ruby
7 37 (8.11%) VB
8 27 (5.92%) PL/SQL
9 13 (2.85%) C
9 13 (2.85%) VB6
9 13 (2.85%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.97%) XAML
11 6 (1.32%) Python
12 5 (1.10%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.10%) PHP
13 4 (0.88%) Java
14 2 (0.44%) XPath
14 2 (0.44%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (6.80%) Degree
3 28 (6.14%) MCP
4 23 (5.04%) MCSD
5 21 (4.61%) MCTS
6 20 (4.39%) MCAD
7 5 (1.10%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) MCPD
10 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 199 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 45 (9.87%) Facebook
3 44 (9.65%) Oracle
4 37 (8.11%) Apple
5 22 (4.82%) Yahoo!
5 22 (4.82%) Google
5 22 (4.82%) Sony
6 11 (2.41%) Twitter
7 5 (1.10%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.44%) Telerik
8 2 (0.44%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.44%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.44%) Sage
8 2 (0.44%) Adobe
9 1 (0.22%) Citrix
Warwick, Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Progressive North
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
RecruitX
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £580000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + training, Benefits, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago