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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England / West Midlands
Rank 107 73 73
Rank change year-on-year
-34 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 103 193 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.17% 3.33% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.23% 10.21% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 97 178 164
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

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
1652 1891 1798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.88% 32.59% 35.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1462 1652 1620
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -22 31 £45,000 +18.42% 8
Worcestershire +5 19 £42,500 +54.54% 4
Coventry -13 17 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Staffordshire -26 17 £38,750 +0.64% 6
Warwickshire +23 5 £42,250 +5.62% 3
Solihull -1 5 £37,500 -29.24%
Shropshire -3 4 - -
Sutton Coldfield +4 3 £36,500 -2.66%
Wolverhampton +9 1 £47,500 +11.76% 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 265 (100.00%) C#
2 263 (99.25%) .NET
3 219 (82.64%) MVC
4 202 (76.23%) SQL Server
4 202 (76.23%) ASP.NET
5 160 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
6 156 (58.87%) JavaScript
7 140 (52.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 130 (49.06%) .NET Framework
9 113 (42.64%) SQL
10 111 (41.89%) Entity Framework
11 110 (41.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 109 (41.13%) HTML
13 104 (39.25%) CSS
14 101 (38.11%) Web Services
15 99 (37.36%) jQuery
16 89 (33.58%) Microsoft
17 88 (33.21%) TDD
18 80 (30.19%) Git (software)
19 72 (27.17%) Web Application Development
19 72 (27.17%) XML
20 70 (26.42%) Scrum
21 69 (26.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 67 (25.28%) SQL Server 2014
23 62 (23.40%) RESTful
24 61 (23.02%) AngularJS
25 59 (22.26%) Node.js
25 59 (22.26%) SDLC
26 57 (21.51%) SOA
27 56 (21.13%) BDD

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 23 (8.68%) IIS
2 13 (4.91%) CMS
3 12 (4.53%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (3.77%) Umbraco
5 9 (3.40%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.38%) DNN
8 1 (0.38%) Kentico
8 1 (0.38%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.38%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 10 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.51%) Google Play
2 4 (1.51%) Office 365
3 3 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.15%) Internet
2 10 (3.77%) SSL
3 1 (0.38%) HTTP
3 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (76.23%) SQL Server
2 67 (25.28%) SQL Server 2014
3 52 (19.62%) NoSQL
4 32 (12.08%) Relational Database
5 18 (6.79%) RDBMS
6 16 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.89%) SQL CLR
10 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.51%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.75%) Big Data
13 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
14 1 (0.38%) Redis
14 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 80 (30.19%) Git (software)
2 51 (19.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (17.36%) Visual Studio
4 28 (10.57%) Subversion
5 23 (8.68%) Jenkins
6 20 (7.55%) TeamCity
7 13 (4.91%) MSTest
7 13 (4.91%) Selenium
8 10 (3.77%) MSBuild
9 9 (3.40%) NuGet
9 9 (3.40%) SpecFlow
10 7 (2.64%) NUnit
11 6 (2.26%) Moq
11 6 (2.26%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (0.38%) CruiseControl
13 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
General
1 20 (7.55%) Games
2 16 (6.04%) Finance
3 13 (4.91%) Marketing
4 12 (4.53%) Music Industry
5 3 (1.13%) Advertising
6 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.38%) Automotive
6 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 211 (79.62%) Developer
2 142 (53.58%) .NET Developer
3 51 (19.25%) C# Developer
4 41 (15.47%) Senior Developer
5 38 (14.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 36 (13.58%) Software Developer
7 25 (9.43%) ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 21 (7.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (7.55%) Team Leader
10 19 (7.17%) Development Team Leader
11 15 (5.66%) Software Engineer
12 13 (4.91%) SQL Developer
13 12 (4.53%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (4.53%) Senior Software Developer
14 11 (4.15%) .NET Software Developer
14 11 (4.15%) Software Team Leader
15 10 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
15 10 (3.77%) Senior C# Developer
16 9 (3.40%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (99.25%) .NET
2 202 (76.23%) ASP.NET
3 140 (52.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 130 (49.06%) .NET Framework
5 111 (41.89%) Entity Framework
6 110 (41.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 109 (41.13%) HTML
8 104 (39.25%) CSS
9 101 (38.11%) Web Services
10 99 (37.36%) jQuery
11 72 (27.17%) XML
12 69 (26.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 62 (23.40%) RESTful
14 61 (23.02%) AngularJS
15 59 (22.26%) Node.js
16 51 (19.25%) HTML5
17 46 (17.36%) KnockoutJS
18 43 (16.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 43 (16.23%) Code First Entity Framework
19 42 (15.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
1 16 (6.04%) Social Network
2 14 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.15%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.15%) iPad
4 4 (1.51%) iPhone
4 4 (1.51%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.13%) Animation
5 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.75%) Streaming Music
7 1 (0.38%) Fintech
7 1 (0.38%) Life Science
7 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.81%) Windows
2 7 (2.64%) Android
2 7 (2.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (82.64%) MVC
2 160 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (33.21%) TDD
4 72 (27.17%) Web Application Development
5 70 (26.42%) Scrum
6 59 (22.26%) SDLC
7 57 (21.51%) SOA
8 56 (21.13%) BDD
9 55 (20.75%) OO
10 43 (16.23%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (13.96%) Software Engineering
12 36 (13.58%) SOLID
13 31 (11.70%) Web Development
14 22 (8.30%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (7.55%) CRM
15 20 (7.55%) Mentoring
16 18 (6.79%) Software Architecture
17 17 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (6.04%) UML
19 14 (5.28%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 265 (100.00%) C#
2 156 (58.87%) JavaScript
3 113 (42.64%) SQL
4 53 (20.00%) Ruby
5 42 (15.85%) T-SQL
6 40 (15.09%) VB.NET
7 15 (5.66%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.40%) VB
9 6 (2.26%) C++
10 5 (1.89%) Java
11 4 (1.51%) VB6
12 3 (1.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (4.91%) Degree
2 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.51%) MCSD
3 4 (1.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.51%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.51%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 89 (33.58%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.92%) Oracle
3 4 (1.51%) Google
3 4 (1.51%) NEC
4 2 (0.75%) Apple
4 2 (0.75%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.38%) Perforce
5 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Dudley
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Full package on offer
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Evesham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago