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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 50 84 57
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -27
Permanent jobs citing WCF 235 116 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.61% 2.61% 4.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.84% 7.59% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 222 105 173
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
1985 1529 1851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.97% 34.41% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1786 1297 1653
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £48,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +13 79 £37,500 -11.76% 13
Staffordshire +28 50 £40,000 +23.07% 10
Coventry +4 34 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Warwickshire +14 31 £52,000 +22.35% 4
Worcestershire +7 22 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Solihull 0 15 £33,500 -16.25% 1
Walsall - 5 £47,500 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 416 (98.81%) .NET
2 413 (98.10%) C#
3 348 (82.66%) ASP.NET
4 342 (81.24%) SQL Server
5 274 (65.08%) MVC
6 234 (55.58%) Agile Software Development
7 192 (45.61%) Microsoft
8 187 (44.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 179 (42.52%) HTML
10 167 (39.67%) JavaScript
11 165 (39.19%) SQL
12 151 (35.87%) CSS
13 150 (35.63%) .NET Framework
14 139 (33.02%) TDD
15 129 (30.64%) VB.NET
16 112 (26.60%) Windows
17 107 (25.42%) T-SQL
18 106 (25.18%) Web Services
18 106 (25.18%) Web Application Development
19 105 (24.94%) SQL Server 2008
20 104 (24.70%) OO
21 100 (23.75%) XML
22 95 (22.57%) jQuery
23 90 (21.38%) Visual Studio
24 88 (20.90%) WPF
25 83 (19.71%) SharePoint
26 81 (19.24%) ASP.NET Web API
27 77 (18.29%) Scrum
28 75 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
29 66 (15.68%) Git (software)

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 83 (19.71%) SharePoint
2 62 (14.73%) BizTalk Server
3 58 (13.78%) Node.js
4 42 (9.98%) IIS
5 39 (9.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 27 (6.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (2.14%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.24%) CMS
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.24%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.24%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 41 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.95%) MS Office
3 3 (0.71%) SPSS
4 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 49 (11.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 37 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (5.94%) Office 365
3 9 (2.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.90%) Internet
2 7 (1.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (81.24%) SQL Server
2 105 (24.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (14.25%) NoSQL
4 44 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (8.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 27 (6.41%) MySQL
7 14 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.38%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.14%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.43%) SQLite
11 6 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.95%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.95%) OLAP
12 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.71%) Oracle OLAP
14 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
15 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 90 (21.38%) Visual Studio
2 66 (15.68%) Git (software)
3 55 (13.06%) NUnit
4 47 (11.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (11.16%) Rhino Mocks
5 45 (10.69%) Moq
5 45 (10.69%) MSTest
6 16 (3.80%) ReSharper
7 6 (1.43%) Xcode
7 6 (1.43%) Subversion
8 4 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.71%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.48%) Selenium
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.24%) Hudson
11 1 (0.24%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (8.79%) Finance
2 25 (5.94%) Advertising
3 17 (4.04%) Retail
4 12 (2.85%) Marketing
5 3 (0.71%) Automotive
5 3 (0.71%) Law
6 2 (0.48%) Back Office
7 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 394 (93.59%) Developer
2 258 (61.28%) .NET Developer
3 83 (19.71%) C# Developer
4 52 (12.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 47 (11.16%) Software Developer
6 41 (9.74%) ASP.NET Developer
7 32 (7.60%) Senior Developer
8 26 (6.18%) SharePoint Developer
9 25 (5.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 25 (5.94%) Lead Developer
10 21 (4.99%) Junior Developer
10 21 (4.99%) Junior
11 19 (4.51%) Senior .NET Developer
12 18 (4.28%) Junior .NET Developer
12 18 (4.28%) Software Engineer
13 15 (3.56%) Web Developer
14 14 (3.33%) Programmer
14 14 (3.33%) .NET Web Developer
15 13 (3.09%) .NET Software Engineer
16 12 (2.85%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 416 (98.81%) .NET
2 348 (82.66%) ASP.NET
3 187 (44.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 179 (42.52%) HTML
5 151 (35.87%) CSS
6 150 (35.63%) .NET Framework
7 106 (25.18%) Web Services
8 100 (23.75%) XML
9 95 (22.57%) jQuery
10 88 (20.90%) WPF
11 81 (19.24%) ASP.NET Web API
12 66 (15.68%) Ajax
13 65 (15.44%) RESTful
14 59 (14.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 49 (11.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 48 (11.40%) Castle Windsor
16 48 (11.40%) HTML5
17 46 (10.93%) Ninject
18 45 (10.69%) Unity DI Container
19 44 (10.45%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.45%) Inversion of Control
2 36 (8.55%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (6.65%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.28%) BBC
4 18 (4.28%) Social Media
4 18 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.61%) iPad
5 11 (2.61%) iPhone
6 9 (2.14%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.90%) Social Network
7 8 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.95%) Tandem
9 3 (0.71%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.48%) User Experience
10 2 (0.48%) Chemistry
11 1 (0.24%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.24%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.24%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 112 (26.60%) Windows
2 16 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (2.85%) Android
4 8 (1.90%) Windows 8
5 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (65.08%) MVC
2 234 (55.58%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (33.02%) TDD
4 106 (25.18%) Web Application Development
5 104 (24.70%) OO
6 77 (18.29%) Scrum
7 75 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
8 61 (14.49%) CRM
9 57 (13.54%) BDD
10 48 (11.40%) Dependency Injection
11 43 (10.21%) Kanban
12 37 (8.79%) Software Engineering
13 31 (7.36%) SOA
14 30 (7.13%) E-Commerce
15 28 (6.65%) Unit Testing
15 28 (6.65%) Web Development
16 26 (6.18%) OOA/OOD
17 20 (4.75%) Mentoring
18 19 (4.51%) Waterfall
19 16 (3.80%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 413 (98.10%) C#
2 167 (39.67%) JavaScript
3 165 (39.19%) SQL
4 129 (30.64%) VB.NET
5 107 (25.42%) T-SQL
6 63 (14.96%) Ruby
7 31 (7.36%) VB
8 22 (5.23%) PL/SQL
9 16 (3.80%) XAML
10 10 (2.38%) VB6
10 10 (2.38%) C
11 9 (2.14%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.43%) Python
13 4 (0.95%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.48%) XPath
14 2 (0.48%) PHP
14 2 (0.48%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.24%) Java
15 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (8.08%) MCP
3 27 (6.41%) MCTS
3 27 (6.41%) MCSD
4 26 (6.18%) MCAD
5 25 (5.94%) Degree
6 5 (1.19%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.66%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.66%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 192 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.26%) Facebook
3 37 (8.79%) Oracle
4 33 (7.84%) Apple
5 18 (4.28%) Yahoo!
5 18 (4.28%) Google
5 18 (4.28%) Sony
6 9 (2.14%) Twitter
7 5 (1.19%) Red Gate
8 4 (0.95%) Telerik
9 3 (0.71%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.48%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.48%) Sage
10 2 (0.48%) Adobe
11 1 (0.24%) Citrix
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worcestershire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
La Fosse Associates Limited
Salary: Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + excellent benefits = 30% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Latest tech!
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Anticusit
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago