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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 71 74 91
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Permanent jobs citing WCF 186 183 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.30% 3.61% 2.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.29% 10.32% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 173 166 104
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1808 1774 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.07% 35.02% 35.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1609 1311
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 -7 61 £38,000 -5.00% 9
Staffordshire +19 48 £38,500 -3.75% 8
Coventry +8 47 £46,750 -1.57% 4
Warwickshire -41 13 £41,250 -19.11% 5
Walsall -1 10 £47,500 +11.76%
Solihull +1 2 £45,250 +32.11%
Worcestershire -10 1 £27,500 -38.88%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £37,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £36,000 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 359 (98.90%) C#
2 357 (98.35%) .NET
3 280 (77.13%) ASP.NET
4 277 (76.31%) MVC
5 249 (68.60%) SQL Server
6 221 (60.88%) Agile Software Development
7 213 (58.68%) JavaScript
8 198 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 140 (38.57%) SQL
10 135 (37.19%) CSS
11 133 (36.64%) Web Services
12 128 (35.26%) jQuery
13 127 (34.99%) ASP.NET Web API
14 123 (33.88%) TDD
14 123 (33.88%) HTML
15 121 (33.33%) XML
16 119 (32.78%) WPF
17 113 (31.13%) Microsoft
18 96 (26.45%) .NET Framework
19 94 (25.90%) Git (software)
20 89 (24.52%) Scrum
21 88 (24.24%) OO
22 81 (22.31%) Web Application Development
23 76 (20.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 74 (20.39%) Entity Framework
25 73 (20.11%) Windows
26 70 (19.28%) T-SQL
27 66 (18.18%) AngularJS
28 65 (17.91%) BDD
29 59 (16.25%) Continuous Integration

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 52 (14.33%) Node.js
2 40 (11.02%) SharePoint
3 23 (6.34%) BizTalk Server
4 21 (5.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 19 (5.23%) IIS
6 17 (4.68%) Umbraco
7 13 (3.58%) CMS
8 12 (3.31%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.65%) Apache
11 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (13.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.41%) Office 365
3 11 (3.03%) GitHub
4 6 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.75%) Internet
2 6 (1.65%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (68.60%) SQL Server
2 59 (16.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 55 (15.15%) NoSQL
4 30 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (7.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (5.51%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.13%) MySQL
8 10 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.48%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.65%) SQL CLR
10 6 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.83%) Big Data
13 2 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 94 (25.90%) Git (software)
2 59 (16.25%) Visual Studio
3 48 (13.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (11.57%) NUnit
5 32 (8.82%) Moq
5 32 (8.82%) TeamCity
6 25 (6.89%) MSTest
6 25 (6.89%) Rhino Mocks
6 25 (6.89%) Subversion
7 16 (4.41%) Jenkins
7 16 (4.41%) ReSharper
8 11 (3.03%) JIRA
9 10 (2.75%) Mercurial
9 10 (2.75%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (2.48%) Selenium
11 8 (2.20%) NSubstitute
12 6 (1.65%) Hudson
13 5 (1.38%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (1.38%) NuGet
14 4 (1.10%) SpecFlow
General
1 56 (15.43%) Finance
2 23 (6.34%) Games
3 11 (3.03%) Local Government
4 9 (2.48%) Retail
5 3 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 332 (91.46%) Developer
2 256 (70.52%) .NET Developer
3 132 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 96 (26.45%) ASP.NET Developer
5 95 (26.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 64 (17.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 56 (15.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 53 (14.60%) Software Developer
9 51 (14.05%) Senior Developer
10 40 (11.02%) SQL Developer
11 39 (10.74%) .NET Software Developer
12 37 (10.19%) C# Software Developer
13 36 (9.92%) Senior .NET Developer
14 28 (7.71%) C# WCF Developer
14 28 (7.71%) WCF Developer
15 26 (7.16%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 23 (6.34%) Senior C# Developer
16 23 (6.34%) Social Media Developer
16 23 (6.34%) SQL Server Developer
17 21 (5.79%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (98.35%) .NET
2 280 (77.13%) ASP.NET
3 198 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 135 (37.19%) CSS
5 133 (36.64%) Web Services
6 128 (35.26%) jQuery
7 127 (34.99%) ASP.NET Web API
8 123 (33.88%) HTML
9 121 (33.33%) XML
10 119 (32.78%) WPF
11 96 (26.45%) .NET Framework
12 76 (20.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 74 (20.39%) Entity Framework
14 66 (18.18%) AngularJS
15 53 (14.60%) RESTful
16 52 (14.33%) HTML5
17 50 (13.77%) LINQ
18 47 (12.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 46 (12.67%) WinForms
20 39 (10.74%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.19%) Inversion of Control
2 23 (6.34%) BBC
2 23 (6.34%) Social Media
3 20 (5.51%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.86%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.20%) User Experience
7 6 (1.65%) Taxonomies
8 5 (1.38%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.10%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.10%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.55%) Fintech
10 2 (0.55%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.55%) Tandem
11 1 (0.28%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.28%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 73 (20.11%) Windows
2 10 (2.75%) Unix
3 8 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.65%) Android
4 6 (1.65%) Linux
5 5 (1.38%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (76.31%) MVC
2 221 (60.88%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (33.88%) TDD
4 89 (24.52%) Scrum
5 88 (24.24%) OO
6 81 (22.31%) Web Application Development
7 65 (17.91%) BDD
8 59 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (14.88%) Software Engineering
10 45 (12.40%) Dependency Injection
11 38 (10.47%) SDLC
12 37 (10.19%) SOA
13 36 (9.92%) Mentoring
14 34 (9.37%) SOLID
15 31 (8.54%) OOP
16 30 (8.26%) MVVM
17 29 (7.99%) Unit Testing
18 26 (7.16%) Kanban
19 25 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
20 18 (4.96%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 359 (98.90%) C#
2 213 (58.68%) JavaScript
3 140 (38.57%) SQL
4 70 (19.28%) T-SQL
5 52 (14.33%) Ruby
6 48 (13.22%) VB.NET
7 23 (6.34%) XPath
8 20 (5.51%) PL/SQL
9 12 (3.31%) XQuery
10 11 (3.03%) VB
11 10 (2.75%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.48%) F#
13 6 (1.65%) Java
13 6 (1.65%) PHP
13 6 (1.65%) XAML
14 5 (1.38%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.38%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.38%) VB6
15 4 (1.10%) C
16 3 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 49 (13.50%) Degree
2 17 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.31%) MCSD
4 5 (1.38%) MCTS
5 4 (1.10%) MCP
6 3 (0.83%) MCPD
7 2 (0.55%) MCAD
8 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.68%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (3.03%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 113 (31.13%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.09%) Oracle
3 23 (6.34%) Apple
3 23 (6.34%) Facebook
3 23 (6.34%) Google
3 23 (6.34%) Sony
3 23 (6.34%) Yahoo!
4 20 (5.51%) Sitecore
5 12 (3.31%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.10%) DevExpress
6 4 (1.10%) Meridio
6 4 (1.10%) Sun
7 3 (0.83%) Telerik
8 2 (0.55%) Adobe
9 1 (0.28%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.28%) Serena
West Midlands
Homeserve Plc
Salary: Pension contribution and management bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
SQ Computer Personnel
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + 23 Days Holiday+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 25 days, pension, flexible hours
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwick
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
TRG
Salary: 35000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Vsolvit4u
Salary: £35,000
Posted: 21 days ago
Lichfield
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago