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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 85 75 82
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 161 159 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.95% 3.13% 3.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.00% 8.98% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 140 147 160
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
2012 1771 1938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.90% 34.82% 34.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1728 1563 1794
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 10 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Staffordshire +10 45 £45,000 +16.88% 3
Birmingham -10 40 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Warwickshire +20 33 £56,250 +32.35% 2
Coventry -12 15 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Shropshire -2 9 - - 1
Solihull -11 6 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -5 4 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £35,000 -
Walsall -3 1 £47,500 +17.28%
West Bromwich - 1 £39,500 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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.

1 288 (99.65%) C#
2 284 (98.27%) .NET
3 232 (80.28%) MVC
4 210 (72.66%) ASP.NET
5 202 (69.90%) SQL Server
6 180 (62.28%) JavaScript
7 148 (51.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 141 (48.79%) SQL
9 139 (48.10%) Agile Software Development
10 131 (45.33%) .NET Framework
11 127 (43.94%) HTML
12 124 (42.91%) CSS
13 123 (42.56%) jQuery
14 120 (41.52%) Web Services
15 117 (40.48%) Entity Framework
16 113 (39.10%) ASP.NET Web API
17 110 (38.06%) Microsoft
18 97 (33.56%) XML
19 79 (27.34%) SOA
20 71 (24.57%) Scrum
21 70 (24.22%) TDD
22 69 (23.88%) Git (software)
23 63 (21.80%) AngularJS
24 60 (20.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 58 (20.07%) OO
26 57 (19.72%) SQL Server 2014
27 54 (18.69%) SDLC
28 53 (18.34%) WPF
29 52 (17.99%) Team Foundation Server
29 52 (17.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 27 (9.34%) SharePoint
2 23 (7.96%) IIS
3 17 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (4.50%) CMS
6 10 (3.46%) Umbraco
7 8 (2.77%) EPiServer CMS
8 3 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.35%) DNN
10 1 (0.35%) Kentico
10 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.35%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 14 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (6.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.19%) Office 365
3 7 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.77%) SSL
2 5 (1.73%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (69.90%) SQL Server
2 57 (19.72%) SQL Server 2014
3 40 (13.84%) NoSQL
4 39 (13.49%) Relational Database
5 26 (9.00%) RDBMS
6 23 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.42%) SQL CLR
10 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.69%) Big Data
13 2 (0.69%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.69%) MySQL
14 1 (0.35%) Redis
14 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 69 (23.88%) Git (software)
2 52 (17.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (15.92%) Visual Studio
4 30 (10.38%) Subversion
5 23 (7.96%) Jenkins
6 21 (7.27%) TeamCity
7 14 (4.84%) Selenium
8 12 (4.15%) MSTest
9 10 (3.46%) SpecFlow
10 8 (2.77%) MSBuild
10 8 (2.77%) NuGet
10 8 (2.77%) NUnit
11 7 (2.42%) Moq
12 4 (1.38%) Rhino Mocks
13 3 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.69%) ReSharper
15 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
15 1 (0.35%) JSUnit
15 1 (0.35%) Mocha
15 1 (0.35%) TestComplete
General
1 25 (8.65%) Finance
2 22 (7.61%) Music Industry
3 12 (4.15%) Marketing
4 6 (2.08%) Games
5 5 (1.73%) Advertising
6 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 236 (81.66%) Developer
2 160 (55.36%) .NET Developer
3 75 (25.95%) C# Developer
4 56 (19.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 51 (17.65%) Senior Developer
6 46 (15.92%) Software Developer
7 38 (13.15%) ASP.NET Developer
8 32 (11.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 24 (8.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (6.23%) .NET Software Developer
11 17 (5.88%) Team Leader
12 16 (5.54%) C# Software Developer
12 16 (5.54%) Development Team Leader
12 16 (5.54%) Senior .NET Developer
12 16 (5.54%) Software Engineer
13 15 (5.19%) Senior Software Developer
14 14 (4.84%) Senior C# Developer
14 14 (4.84%) SharePoint Developer
14 14 (4.84%) WCF Developer
15 13 (4.50%) Office 365 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (98.27%) .NET
2 210 (72.66%) ASP.NET
3 148 (51.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 131 (45.33%) .NET Framework
5 127 (43.94%) HTML
6 124 (42.91%) CSS
7 123 (42.56%) jQuery
8 120 (41.52%) Web Services
9 117 (40.48%) Entity Framework
10 113 (39.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 97 (33.56%) XML
12 63 (21.80%) AngularJS
13 60 (20.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 53 (18.34%) WPF
15 52 (17.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 51 (17.65%) RESTful
17 48 (16.61%) KnockoutJS
18 45 (15.57%) HTML5
18 45 (15.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 41 (14.19%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.84%) iPad
2 13 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.81%) Social Network
4 10 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.46%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.73%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.04%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.69%) User Experience
8 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.35%) Life Science
8 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.30%) Windows
2 10 (3.46%) Unix
3 7 (2.42%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.73%) Android
5 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (80.28%) MVC
2 139 (48.10%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (27.34%) SOA
4 71 (24.57%) Scrum
5 70 (24.22%) TDD
6 58 (20.07%) OO
7 54 (18.69%) SDLC
8 52 (17.99%) Web Application Development
9 41 (14.19%) BDD
10 40 (13.84%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (12.11%) Software Engineering
12 34 (11.76%) SOLID
13 31 (10.73%) Web Development
14 29 (10.03%) Mentoring
15 28 (9.69%) CRM
16 25 (8.65%) UML
17 23 (7.96%) Release Management
18 22 (7.61%) High Availability
19 21 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
20 18 (6.23%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 288 (99.65%) C#
2 180 (62.28%) JavaScript
3 141 (48.79%) SQL
4 47 (16.26%) VB.NET
5 45 (15.57%) T-SQL
6 41 (14.19%) Ruby
7 14 (4.84%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.46%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.77%) C++
9 8 (2.77%) VB
10 6 (2.08%) Java
10 6 (2.08%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.38%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.38%) VB6
12 3 (1.04%) F#
12 3 (1.04%) XPath
13 1 (0.35%) PHP
13 1 (0.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (8.65%) Degree
2 17 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.84%) MCSD
4 4 (1.38%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.42%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.35%) Puppet
1 1 (0.35%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 110 (38.06%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.76%) Oracle
3 8 (2.77%) EPiServer
4 5 (1.73%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.38%) Apple
5 4 (1.38%) NEC
6 3 (1.04%) Facebook
7 1 (0.35%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.35%) Perforce
7 1 (0.35%) Sitecore
West Midlands
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Dudley
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston EyeTech Limited
Salary: Circa £36,000 per-annum, plus performance related bonus.
Posted: 22 days ago