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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 102 56 70
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 150 253 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.43% 4.39% 3.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.16% 11.82% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 126 243 196
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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
2095 2141 2015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.90% 37.17% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1748 1941 1741
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -48 48 £40,000 +2.56% 3
Staffordshire +2 40 £40,000 - 6
Coventry -2 29 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Warwickshire -24 14 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Walsall - 13 £35,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £42,500 -
Worcestershire -13 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Shropshire - 2 £42,500 -
Solihull +4 1 - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 369 (98.93%) .NET
2 360 (96.51%) C#
3 298 (79.89%) ASP.NET
4 279 (74.80%) MVC
5 251 (67.29%) SQL Server
6 221 (59.25%) JavaScript
7 199 (53.35%) Agile Software Development
8 192 (51.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 180 (48.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 166 (44.50%) SQL
11 161 (43.16%) Web Services
12 152 (40.75%) jQuery
13 148 (39.68%) XML
14 145 (38.87%) CSS
15 140 (37.53%) .NET Framework
16 134 (35.92%) Entity Framework
17 133 (35.66%) HTML
18 117 (31.37%) Microsoft
19 105 (28.15%) OO
20 90 (24.13%) WPF
21 88 (23.59%) TDD
22 87 (23.32%) SOA
22 87 (23.32%) Visual Studio
23 80 (21.45%) AngularJS
24 79 (21.18%) Git (software)
25 75 (20.11%) T-SQL
26 74 (19.84%) LINQ
27 70 (18.77%) Microsoft Azure
27 70 (18.77%) Web Application Development
28 67 (17.96%) REST

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 61 (16.35%) SharePoint
2 30 (8.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 29 (7.77%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (4.29%) IIS
5 9 (2.41%) CMS
6 7 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.61%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.27%) Apache
8 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 70 (18.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (8.04%) Office 365
3 9 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.80%) IaaS
4 3 (0.80%) PaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.41%) SSL
2 3 (0.80%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.80%) Internet
3 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (67.29%) SQL Server
2 60 (16.09%) NoSQL
3 55 (14.75%) SQL Server 2014
4 49 (13.14%) Relational Database
5 37 (9.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (8.04%) RDBMS
7 25 (6.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (3.22%) SQL CLR
9 9 (2.41%) MySQL
10 8 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.27%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 87 (23.32%) Visual Studio
2 79 (21.18%) Git (software)
3 56 (15.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (9.12%) NUnit
5 26 (6.97%) ReSharper
6 25 (6.70%) Subversion
7 17 (4.56%) NSubstitute
8 15 (4.02%) Moq
9 13 (3.49%) Selenium
9 13 (3.49%) TeamCity
10 10 (2.68%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (1.61%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.34%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (1.07%) CruiseControl
13 4 (1.07%) Jenkins
13 4 (1.07%) MSTest
14 3 (0.80%) MSBuild
15 2 (0.54%) Hudson
15 2 (0.54%) LabVIEW
15 2 (0.54%) TestComplete
General
1 44 (11.80%) Finance
2 10 (2.68%) Retail
3 9 (2.41%) Games
4 8 (2.14%) Local Government
5 5 (1.34%) Advertising
5 5 (1.34%) Law
6 3 (0.80%) Legal
6 3 (0.80%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 329 (88.20%) Developer
2 253 (67.83%) .NET Developer
3 116 (31.10%) C# Developer
4 96 (25.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 92 (24.66%) ASP.NET Developer
6 77 (20.64%) Software Developer
7 68 (18.23%) .NET Software Developer
8 62 (16.62%) C# Software Developer
9 58 (15.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 40 (10.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 35 (9.38%) Senior Developer
12 26 (6.97%) SQL Developer
13 23 (6.17%) SharePoint Developer
14 22 (5.90%) Office 365 Developer
15 20 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
16 18 (4.83%) Software Engineer
17 16 (4.29%) C# WCF Developer
17 16 (4.29%) WCF Developer
18 15 (4.02%) Social Media Developer
19 14 (3.75%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (98.93%) .NET
2 298 (79.89%) ASP.NET
3 192 (51.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 180 (48.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 161 (43.16%) Web Services
6 152 (40.75%) jQuery
7 148 (39.68%) XML
8 145 (38.87%) CSS
9 140 (37.53%) .NET Framework
10 134 (35.92%) Entity Framework
11 133 (35.66%) HTML
12 90 (24.13%) WPF
13 80 (21.45%) AngularJS
14 74 (19.84%) LINQ
15 67 (17.96%) REST
16 64 (17.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 64 (17.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 60 (16.09%) Node.js
18 53 (14.21%) RESTful
19 45 (12.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.70%) Inversion of Control
2 24 (6.43%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (6.43%) Mobile App
3 20 (5.36%) Social Network
4 17 (4.56%) N-Tier
5 16 (4.29%) iPad
6 15 (4.02%) BBC
6 15 (4.02%) Computer Science
6 15 (4.02%) Social Media
7 11 (2.95%) e-Learning
8 7 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.88%) User Experience
9 6 (1.61%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.54%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.27%) Blog
11 1 (0.27%) FMCG
11 1 (0.27%) iPhone
11 1 (0.27%) SCADA
11 1 (0.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 58 (15.55%) Windows
2 12 (3.22%) Unix
3 5 (1.34%) Android
4 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.27%) Linux
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (74.80%) MVC
2 199 (53.35%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (28.15%) OO
4 88 (23.59%) TDD
5 87 (23.32%) SOA
6 70 (18.77%) Web Application Development
7 61 (16.35%) Scrum
8 55 (14.75%) BDD
9 54 (14.48%) Web Development
10 48 (12.87%) Mentoring
11 46 (12.33%) SDLC
12 41 (10.99%) SOLID
13 39 (10.46%) Unit Testing
14 38 (10.19%) Data Management
15 37 (9.92%) Dependency Injection
16 33 (8.85%) OOP
17 31 (8.31%) Software Engineering
18 30 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
19 29 (7.77%) Release Management
19 29 (7.77%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 360 (96.51%) C#
2 221 (59.25%) JavaScript
3 166 (44.50%) SQL
4 75 (20.11%) T-SQL
5 52 (13.94%) Ruby
6 49 (13.14%) VB.NET
7 28 (7.51%) XPath
8 21 (5.63%) XAML
9 15 (4.02%) PL/SQL
10 12 (3.22%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.22%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.41%) F#
12 6 (1.61%) XQuery
13 4 (1.07%) C++
13 4 (1.07%) Java
13 4 (1.07%) VB
14 2 (0.54%) C
14 2 (0.54%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.54%) Perl
14 2 (0.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (14.21%) Degree
2 40 (10.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (8.58%) MCSD
4 5 (1.34%) MCTS
5 2 (0.54%) MCP
6 1 (0.27%) OCA
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.80%) Puppet
3 2 (0.54%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 117 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.65%) Oracle
3 19 (5.09%) Facebook
4 17 (4.56%) Apple
4 17 (4.56%) DevExpress
5 16 (4.29%) Google
6 15 (4.02%) Sony
6 15 (4.02%) Yahoo!
7 13 (3.49%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.61%) EPiServer
9 5 (1.34%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.27%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.27%) Twitter
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: to £60k + awesome bens.
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