The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 79 52 78
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +26
Permanent jobs citing WCF 139 219 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.80% 4.30% 2.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.98% 11.13% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 128 203 128
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1741 1968 1886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.11% 38.64% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1484 1749 1714
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 56 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Staffordshire -3 22 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Worcestershire +2 13 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Coventry 0 10 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Solihull -12 10 £40,000 +6.66%
Wolverhampton -1 8 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Warwickshire -10 8 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Dudley +2 5 £35,000 - 1
Herefordshire -14 5 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Shropshire +7 4 £37,500 -6.25% 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 255 (94.10%) .NET
2 248 (91.51%) C#
3 216 (79.70%) ASP.NET
4 173 (63.84%) SQL Server
5 128 (47.23%) MVC
6 120 (44.28%) SQL
7 118 (43.54%) HTML
8 101 (37.27%) JavaScript
9 93 (34.32%) Web Services
10 83 (30.63%) .NET Framework
11 80 (29.52%) CSS
11 80 (29.52%) Microsoft
12 78 (28.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 74 (27.31%) jQuery
14 73 (26.94%) WPF
15 59 (21.77%) Finance
15 59 (21.77%) SQL Server 2012
16 53 (19.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 53 (19.56%) LINQ
16 53 (19.56%) Agile Software Development
17 51 (18.82%) VB.NET
17 51 (18.82%) Windows
17 51 (18.82%) HTML5
18 50 (18.45%) Visual Studio
19 48 (17.71%) Team Foundation Server
20 45 (16.61%) SharePoint
20 45 (16.61%) OO
21 44 (16.24%) TDD
22 43 (15.87%) Dependency Injection
23 41 (15.13%) WinForms

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 45 (16.61%) SharePoint
2 26 (9.59%) IIS
3 18 (6.64%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (4.06%) Node.js
5 10 (3.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.85%) CMS
8 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.74%) SAS
8 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.37%) Lync
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.37%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 33 (12.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.48%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.37%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 24 (8.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Magento
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.37%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.69%) Broadband
1 10 (3.69%) SSL
2 5 (1.85%) Internet
3 4 (1.48%) DNS
4 3 (1.11%) SMTP
5 2 (0.74%) Intranet
6 1 (0.37%) HTTP
6 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (63.84%) SQL Server
2 59 (21.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 34 (12.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (11.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (7.01%) Crystal Reports
6 18 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (6.64%) Relational Database
7 14 (5.17%) Oracle Database
8 13 (4.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (2.95%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (2.21%) MySQL
12 5 (1.85%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.37%) OLTP
15 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 50 (18.45%) Visual Studio
2 48 (17.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (12.18%) NUnit
4 14 (5.17%) Oracle Forms
4 14 (5.17%) Rhino Mocks
5 13 (4.80%) Moq
6 11 (4.06%) Selenium
7 9 (3.32%) ReSharper
7 9 (3.32%) MSTest
8 7 (2.58%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.85%) Subversion
10 3 (1.11%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.11%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.74%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.74%) JIRA
11 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Blend
12 1 (0.37%) Maven
12 1 (0.37%) PhoneGap
General
1 59 (21.77%) Finance
2 25 (9.23%) Banking
3 12 (4.43%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.06%) Games
5 10 (3.69%) Legal
6 6 (2.21%) Military
6 6 (2.21%) Law
7 5 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.48%) Back Office
8 4 (1.48%) Marketing
9 3 (1.11%) Retail
9 3 (1.11%) Advertising
10 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 216 (79.70%) Developer
2 102 (37.64%) .NET Developer
3 87 (32.10%) C# Developer
4 48 (17.71%) Software Developer
4 48 (17.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (11.44%) Web Developer
5 31 (11.44%) Senior Developer
6 30 (11.07%) Software Engineer
7 29 (10.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (9.96%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (7.75%) C# Web Developer
10 16 (5.90%) Senior .NET Developer
11 11 (4.06%) .NET Web Developer
11 11 (4.06%) Analyst
12 9 (3.32%) Architect
12 9 (3.32%) C# Software Engineer
12 9 (3.32%) C# Software Developer
12 9 (3.32%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (3.32%) .NET Software Developer
13 8 (2.95%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (94.10%) .NET
2 216 (79.70%) ASP.NET
3 118 (43.54%) HTML
4 93 (34.32%) Web Services
5 83 (30.63%) .NET Framework
6 80 (29.52%) CSS
7 78 (28.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 74 (27.31%) jQuery
9 73 (26.94%) WPF
10 53 (19.56%) LINQ
10 53 (19.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 51 (18.82%) HTML5
12 41 (15.13%) WinForms
13 38 (14.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 36 (13.28%) XML
15 29 (10.70%) Silverlight
16 27 (9.96%) NHibernate
17 25 (9.23%) Castle Windsor
18 24 (8.86%) CSS3
19 21 (7.75%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.59%) iPhone
2 15 (5.54%) N-Tier
3 14 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.32%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.95%) iPad
6 8 (2.95%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (2.58%) Clustering
8 6 (2.21%) Tandem
9 5 (1.85%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.48%) Social Media
11 3 (1.11%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.11%) BBC
12 2 (0.74%) EPoS
12 2 (0.74%) Physics
12 2 (0.74%) Streaming Music
13 1 (0.37%) Streaming Video
13 1 (0.37%) Replication
13 1 (0.37%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 51 (18.82%) Windows
2 14 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (2.95%) Android
4 7 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (47.23%) MVC
2 53 (19.56%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (16.61%) OO
4 44 (16.24%) TDD
5 43 (15.87%) Dependency Injection
6 37 (13.65%) Scrum
7 35 (12.92%) CRM
8 34 (12.55%) Software Engineering
9 33 (12.18%) Web Development
10 32 (11.81%) MVVM
11 26 (9.59%) Web Application Development
11 26 (9.59%) SOA
12 23 (8.49%) UML
13 21 (7.75%) E-Commerce
14 15 (5.54%) Test Scripting
15 14 (5.17%) OOP
16 13 (4.80%) Domain-Driven Design
16 13 (4.80%) Unit Testing
17 12 (4.43%) Investment Management
18 10 (3.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 248 (91.51%) C#
2 120 (44.28%) SQL
3 101 (37.27%) JavaScript
4 51 (18.82%) VB.NET
5 23 (8.49%) C++
6 22 (8.12%) T-SQL
7 20 (7.38%) C
8 18 (6.64%) VB
9 14 (5.17%) PHP
9 14 (5.17%) Objective-C
10 8 (2.95%) VB6
11 7 (2.58%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 7 (2.58%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.21%) Java
13 5 (1.85%) XPath
14 3 (1.11%) Ruby
14 3 (1.11%) XAML
14 3 (1.11%) VBA
15 2 (0.74%) J#
Qualifications
1 22 (8.12%) Degree
2 16 (5.90%) MCP
3 15 (5.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.06%) MCSD
5 8 (2.95%) MCAD
6 7 (2.58%) MCTS
7 4 (1.48%) MCSE
8 3 (1.11%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.43%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) SCOM
2 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 80 (29.52%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.33%) Oracle
3 14 (5.17%) Apple
4 9 (3.32%) Google
5 6 (2.21%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.85%) Ektron
6 5 (1.85%) Telerik
7 4 (1.48%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.11%) Yahoo!
8 3 (1.11%) Sony
8 3 (1.11%) Facebook
8 3 (1.11%) Twitter
9 2 (0.74%) Adobe
9 2 (0.74%) Macromedia
10 1 (0.37%) HP
10 1 (0.37%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.37%) Cisco
10 1 (0.37%) Sage
10 1 (0.37%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.37%) VMware
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
IT Ventures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Kind Consultancy
Salary: From £42,000 to £46,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, healthcare, full tri
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kidderminster
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Shrewsbury
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jumar
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Pertemps Recruitment Partnership
Posted: 6 days ago