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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 107 62 76
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 140 225 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.41% 3.92% 3.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.15% 11.12% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 119 210 163
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
1959 2024 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.71% 35.26% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1664 1827 1698
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Birmingham -43 42 £41,333 +10.22% 5
Coventry +17 39 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Staffordshire +2 29 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Warwickshire -28 14 £35,500 -21.11%
West Bromwich +6 3 £39,500 -12.22%
Walsall - 3 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton +4 2 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Sutton Coldfield -7 2 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Brierley Hill +1 1 £42,500 +6.25%
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 317 (99.06%) .NET
2 309 (96.56%) C#
3 251 (78.44%) MVC
4 246 (76.88%) ASP.NET
5 216 (67.50%) SQL Server
6 183 (57.19%) JavaScript
7 163 (50.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 155 (48.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 153 (47.81%) Agile Software Development
10 148 (46.25%) SQL
11 141 (44.06%) jQuery
12 139 (43.44%) Web Services
13 134 (41.88%) .NET Framework
14 132 (41.25%) CSS
15 131 (40.94%) XML
15 131 (40.94%) Entity Framework
16 122 (38.13%) HTML
17 104 (32.50%) Microsoft
18 83 (25.94%) OO
19 78 (24.38%) SOA
20 73 (22.81%) TDD
21 71 (22.19%) WPF
22 70 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 69 (21.56%) Git (software)
24 67 (20.94%) Microsoft Azure
25 65 (20.31%) Web Application Development
25 65 (20.31%) AngularJS
26 63 (19.69%) LINQ
26 63 (19.69%) SQL Server 2014
27 61 (19.06%) Visual Studio

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 57 (17.81%) SharePoint
2 31 (9.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 24 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (4.06%) IIS
5 10 (3.13%) CMS
6 6 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.88%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Apache
8 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (20.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (10.31%) Office 365
3 8 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.25%) IaaS
4 4 (1.25%) PaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.81%) SSL
2 2 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (67.50%) SQL Server
2 63 (19.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 54 (16.88%) NoSQL
4 43 (13.44%) Relational Database
5 31 (9.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (8.13%) RDBMS
7 16 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.81%) SQL CLR
9 8 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.25%) MySQL
11 3 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.31%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 69 (21.56%) Git (software)
2 61 (19.06%) Visual Studio
3 44 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (7.19%) NUnit
5 18 (5.63%) ReSharper
6 16 (5.00%) Subversion
7 14 (4.38%) NSubstitute
8 7 (2.19%) Moq
9 6 (1.88%) Selenium
9 6 (1.88%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.56%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.63%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.63%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.63%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.31%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.31%) Grunt
12 1 (0.31%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.31%) NuGet
General
1 27 (8.44%) Finance
2 11 (3.44%) Music Industry
3 8 (2.50%) Advertising
3 8 (2.50%) Retail
4 6 (1.88%) Games
5 4 (1.25%) Law
6 3 (0.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 289 (90.31%) Developer
2 225 (70.31%) .NET Developer
3 94 (29.38%) C# Developer
4 76 (23.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 64 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 64 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 50 (15.63%) .NET Software Developer
7 48 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
8 39 (12.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 35 (10.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 30 (9.38%) Senior Developer
11 25 (7.81%) SharePoint Developer
12 24 (7.50%) Office 365 Developer
13 20 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
14 19 (5.94%) SQL Developer
15 12 (3.75%) VB.NET Developer
15 12 (3.75%) WCF Developer
16 11 (3.44%) C# VB.NET Developer
16 11 (3.44%) C# WCF Developer
17 10 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (99.06%) .NET
2 246 (76.88%) ASP.NET
3 163 (50.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 155 (48.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 141 (44.06%) jQuery
6 139 (43.44%) Web Services
7 134 (41.88%) .NET Framework
8 132 (41.25%) CSS
9 131 (40.94%) Entity Framework
9 131 (40.94%) XML
10 122 (38.13%) HTML
11 71 (22.19%) WPF
12 70 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 65 (20.31%) AngularJS
14 63 (19.69%) LINQ
15 58 (18.13%) Node.js
16 55 (17.19%) RESTful
17 53 (16.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 50 (15.63%) REST
19 42 (13.13%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.88%) Social Network
2 20 (6.25%) iPad
3 16 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
3 16 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (4.38%) N-Tier
6 9 (2.81%) e-Learning
7 8 (2.50%) BBC
7 8 (2.50%) Social Media
8 7 (2.19%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.88%) User Experience
10 5 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.56%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.31%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.31%) Blog
12 1 (0.31%) FMCG
12 1 (0.31%) iPhone
12 1 (0.31%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.88%) Windows
2 14 (4.38%) Unix
3 5 (1.56%) Android
4 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.31%) Linux
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (78.44%) MVC
2 153 (47.81%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (25.94%) OO
4 78 (24.38%) SOA
5 73 (22.81%) TDD
6 65 (20.31%) Web Application Development
7 51 (15.94%) BDD
8 40 (12.50%) Scrum
9 39 (12.19%) SDLC
9 39 (12.19%) Web Development
10 33 (10.31%) Mentoring
11 29 (9.06%) SOLID
12 27 (8.44%) OOP
12 27 (8.44%) Unit Testing
13 26 (8.13%) Data Management
13 26 (8.13%) Release Management
14 25 (7.81%) Wealth Management
15 24 (7.50%) OOD
16 19 (5.94%) Dependency Injection
17 18 (5.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 309 (96.56%) C#
2 183 (57.19%) JavaScript
3 148 (46.25%) SQL
4 59 (18.44%) T-SQL
5 52 (16.25%) VB.NET
6 51 (15.94%) Ruby
7 20 (6.25%) XPath
8 14 (4.38%) PL/SQL
8 14 (4.38%) XAML
9 10 (3.13%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.56%) F#
10 5 (1.56%) VB
10 5 (1.56%) XQuery
11 4 (1.25%) C++
12 3 (0.94%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.63%) Java
13 2 (0.63%) Perl
13 2 (0.63%) PHP
13 2 (0.63%) Python
14 1 (0.31%) VC++
Qualifications
1 34 (10.63%) Degree
1 34 (10.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (8.13%) MCSD
3 1 (0.31%) MCTS
3 1 (0.31%) OCA
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.31%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 104 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.69%) Oracle
3 14 (4.38%) DevExpress
3 14 (4.38%) Facebook
4 11 (3.44%) Apple
5 10 (3.13%) Sitecore
6 9 (2.81%) Google
7 8 (2.50%) Sony
7 8 (2.50%) Yahoo!
8 6 (1.88%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.56%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.31%) ION Trading
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive Package + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Dan connolly
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago
Wolverhampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago