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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 56 66 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Permanent jobs citing WCF 241 202 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.14% 3.74% 4.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.53% 10.04% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 229 177 240
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 £28,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
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
2091 2012 2025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.95% 37.30% 36.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1882 1722 1805
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 £25,000 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -3 79 £40,000 - 8
Warwickshire +20 50 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Coventry -3 33 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Staffordshire 0 28 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Worcestershire -13 18 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Solihull +20 17 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Sutton Coldfield 0 2 £36,250 -3.33%
Halesowen - 2 £32,500 -
Shropshire -2 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Dudley -5 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Herefordshire -6 1 £40,000 +26.98%
Brierley Hill - 1 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £42,500 - 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 515 (98.85%) .NET
2 503 (96.55%) C#
3 444 (85.22%) SQL Server
4 419 (80.42%) ASP.NET
5 340 (65.26%) MVC
6 315 (60.46%) Agile Software Development
7 251 (48.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 239 (45.87%) JavaScript
9 237 (45.49%) Microsoft
10 230 (44.15%) HTML
11 189 (36.28%) TDD
12 178 (34.17%) CSS
13 176 (33.78%) SQL
14 170 (32.63%) OO
15 164 (31.48%) Web Application Development
16 149 (28.60%) VB.NET
17 139 (26.68%) T-SQL
17 139 (26.68%) Web Services
18 136 (26.10%) ASP.NET Web API
19 134 (25.72%) WPF
20 117 (22.46%) Visual Studio
21 116 (22.26%) Git (software)
22 115 (22.07%) Windows
23 109 (20.92%) XML
23 109 (20.92%) BDD
24 107 (20.54%) .NET Framework
25 103 (19.77%) NoSQL
26 100 (19.19%) Node.js
26 100 (19.19%) RESTful
27 97 (18.62%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 100 (19.19%) Node.js
2 53 (10.17%) SharePoint
3 31 (5.95%) IIS
3 31 (5.95%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.15%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.77%) Apache
8 2 (0.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.19%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 59 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) MS Project
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.15%) SaaS
4 4 (0.77%) Office 365
5 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.88%) Internet
2 2 (0.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (85.22%) SQL Server
2 103 (19.77%) NoSQL
3 75 (14.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 52 (9.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 40 (7.68%) MySQL
6 35 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (4.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (4.03%) Crystal Reports
9 20 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (3.84%) MongoDB
10 19 (3.65%) Relational Database
11 14 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (2.30%) SQLite
13 10 (1.92%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (1.54%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
16 2 (0.38%) EDRMS
16 2 (0.38%) OLAP
17 1 (0.19%) DTS
Development Applications
1 117 (22.46%) Visual Studio
2 116 (22.26%) Git (software)
3 56 (10.75%) NUnit
4 47 (9.02%) Rhino Mocks
5 45 (8.64%) Moq
6 43 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 43 (8.25%) MSTest
7 20 (3.84%) Subversion
8 12 (2.30%) ReSharper
9 9 (1.73%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.77%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.38%) Ant
11 2 (0.38%) Selenium
11 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.19%) MSBuild
General
1 81 (15.55%) Finance
2 32 (6.14%) Retail
3 27 (5.18%) Advertising
4 26 (4.99%) Games
5 8 (1.54%) Marketing
6 7 (1.34%) Law
7 3 (0.58%) Automotive
7 3 (0.58%) Back Office
8 2 (0.38%) Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Publishing
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 484 (92.90%) Developer
2 297 (57.01%) .NET Developer
3 128 (24.57%) C# Developer
4 97 (18.62%) Software Developer
5 82 (15.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 55 (10.56%) Senior Developer
7 51 (9.79%) ASP.NET Developer
8 48 (9.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 38 (7.29%) Lead Developer
10 31 (5.95%) .NET Software Developer
11 28 (5.37%) Junior Developer
11 28 (5.37%) Junior
12 27 (5.18%) Software Engineer
13 25 (4.80%) Senior C# Developer
14 23 (4.41%) Senior .NET Developer
15 21 (4.03%) Junior .NET Developer
16 18 (3.45%) Analyst
16 18 (3.45%) Junior C# Developer
17 17 (3.26%) Graduate
18 16 (3.07%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 515 (98.85%) .NET
2 419 (80.42%) ASP.NET
3 251 (48.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 230 (44.15%) HTML
5 178 (34.17%) CSS
6 139 (26.68%) Web Services
7 136 (26.10%) ASP.NET Web API
8 134 (25.72%) WPF
9 109 (20.92%) XML
10 107 (20.54%) .NET Framework
11 100 (19.19%) RESTful
12 97 (18.62%) jQuery
13 86 (16.51%) HTML5
14 70 (13.44%) WinForms
15 67 (12.86%) LINQ
16 62 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 47 (9.02%) Castle Windsor
18 43 (8.25%) Ninject
18 43 (8.25%) Spring.NET
18 43 (8.25%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 73 (14.01%) Computer Science
2 43 (8.25%) Inversion of Control
3 31 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.99%) Social Media
4 26 (4.99%) BBC
5 25 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (4.22%) Client/Server
7 12 (2.30%) Mathematics
8 10 (1.92%) Social Network
9 6 (1.15%) iPhone
9 6 (1.15%) iPad
10 5 (0.96%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.77%) Tandem
11 4 (0.77%) Animation
12 3 (0.58%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.58%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (0.38%) PMI
13 2 (0.38%) User Experience
14 1 (0.19%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 115 (22.07%) Windows
2 25 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (3.84%) Android
4 14 (2.69%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (0.96%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.19%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (65.26%) MVC
2 315 (60.46%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (36.28%) TDD
4 170 (32.63%) OO
5 164 (31.48%) Web Application Development
6 109 (20.92%) BDD
7 82 (15.74%) Scrum
8 76 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
9 60 (11.52%) Software Engineering
10 57 (10.94%) E-Commerce
11 47 (9.02%) Dependency Injection
12 46 (8.83%) Mentoring
13 45 (8.64%) Kanban
14 41 (7.87%) SOA
15 38 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
16 37 (7.10%) CRM
17 34 (6.53%) Web Development
18 32 (6.14%) OOD
18 32 (6.14%) Logistics
19 29 (5.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 503 (96.55%) C#
2 239 (45.87%) JavaScript
3 176 (33.78%) SQL
4 149 (28.60%) VB.NET
5 139 (26.68%) T-SQL
6 95 (18.23%) Ruby
7 56 (10.75%) VB
8 28 (5.37%) PowerShell
9 26 (4.99%) PL/SQL
10 25 (4.80%) VB6
11 15 (2.88%) C
12 12 (2.30%) C++
12 12 (2.30%) Java
13 6 (1.15%) PHP
14 2 (0.38%) XAML
14 2 (0.38%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 65 (12.48%) Degree
2 21 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.30%) MCSD
4 10 (1.92%) MCP
5 6 (1.15%) MCTS
6 5 (0.96%) MCAD
7 4 (0.77%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.77%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 237 (45.49%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.45%) Apple
2 44 (8.45%) Oracle
3 40 (7.68%) Facebook
4 26 (4.99%) Yahoo!
4 26 (4.99%) Google
4 26 (4.99%) Sony
5 12 (2.30%) Xamarin
6 10 (1.92%) Twitter
7 9 (1.73%) GUPTA
8 1 (0.19%) Telerik
8 1 (0.19%) Citrix
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stoke on Trent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nuneaton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leamington Spa
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stafford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Talent International - Configit
Salary: bonus, Pension, free lunches
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Autus HR
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 20 days ago
Solihull
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago