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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 104 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 137 180 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.41% 3.42% 3.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.92% 9.48% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 127 158 162
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
1980 1898 1910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.86% 36.06% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1758 1697 1684
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
(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 -35 45 £45,000 +7.14% 3
Coventry +2 28 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Worcestershire +7 24 £35,000 -4.10% 3
Staffordshire -9 17 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Solihull -2 9 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Walsall +1 4 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Warwickshire -28 3 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Shropshire - 3 - -
Herefordshire -5 2 £30,750 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £24,000 - 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 327 (95.89%) .NET
2 325 (95.31%) C#
3 255 (74.78%) SQL Server
4 246 (72.14%) ASP.NET
5 187 (54.84%) MVC
6 173 (50.73%) Agile Software Development
7 162 (47.51%) Microsoft
8 142 (41.64%) SQL
9 130 (38.12%) .NET Framework
10 125 (36.66%) Web Services
11 123 (36.07%) HTML
12 110 (32.26%) VB.NET
13 108 (31.67%) WPF
14 104 (30.50%) JavaScript
15 98 (28.74%) TDD
16 91 (26.69%) ASP.NET MVC
17 87 (25.51%) CSS
18 86 (25.22%) XML
19 80 (23.46%) Team Foundation Server
20 79 (23.17%) Windows
21 71 (20.82%) Scrum
21 71 (20.82%) SharePoint
22 68 (19.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 61 (17.89%) jQuery
24 59 (17.30%) Visual Studio
25 56 (16.42%) Degree
26 50 (14.66%) OO
27 49 (14.37%) Web Application Development
27 49 (14.37%) CRM
27 49 (14.37%) Oracle

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 71 (20.82%) SharePoint
2 37 (10.85%) IIS
3 35 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (5.87%) Node.js
5 17 (4.99%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (2.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.76%) Apache
8 5 (1.47%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.59%) CMS
9 2 (0.59%) Drupal
10 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (11.73%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.23%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.88%) SPSS
4 2 (0.59%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 32 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.64%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (2.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.99%) Intranet
1 17 (4.99%) Internet
2 2 (0.59%) iBeacon
3 1 (0.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (74.78%) SQL Server
2 45 (13.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (8.80%) MySQL
5 29 (8.50%) Relational Database
6 28 (8.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (6.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (6.45%) Oracle Database
9 18 (5.28%) NoSQL
10 15 (4.40%) RDBMS
11 11 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (2.64%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (0.88%) OLAP
14 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.29%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 80 (23.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 59 (17.30%) Visual Studio
3 27 (7.92%) MSTest
4 25 (7.33%) Moq
4 25 (7.33%) NUnit
5 24 (7.04%) Rhino Mocks
6 23 (6.74%) Oracle Forms
7 22 (6.45%) Git (software)
8 11 (3.23%) Subversion
9 5 (1.47%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.17%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.88%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.29%) Selenium
12 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 22 (6.45%) Retail
2 14 (4.11%) Manufacturing
2 14 (4.11%) Advertising
3 10 (2.93%) Finance
3 10 (2.93%) Law
4 7 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.47%) Marketing
6 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.17%) Military
7 2 (0.59%) Games
7 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.59%) Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 318 (93.26%) Developer
2 171 (50.15%) .NET Developer
3 72 (21.11%) C# Developer
4 69 (20.23%) Software Developer
5 50 (14.66%) C# .NET Developer
6 34 (9.97%) ASP.NET Developer
7 32 (9.38%) Senior Developer
8 19 (5.57%) .NET Software Developer
9 18 (5.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (4.99%) Web Developer
10 17 (4.99%) C# Software Developer
11 14 (4.11%) Senior Software Developer
12 12 (3.52%) CRM Developer
12 12 (3.52%) Lead Developer
12 12 (3.52%) VB.NET Developer
13 11 (3.23%) .NET Web Developer
13 11 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
13 11 (3.23%) Applications Developer
14 10 (2.93%) Senior .NET Developer
15 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (95.89%) .NET
2 246 (72.14%) ASP.NET
3 130 (38.12%) .NET Framework
4 125 (36.66%) Web Services
5 123 (36.07%) HTML
6 108 (31.67%) WPF
7 91 (26.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 87 (25.51%) CSS
9 86 (25.22%) XML
10 68 (19.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 61 (17.89%) jQuery
12 49 (14.37%) WinForms
13 45 (13.20%) LINQ
14 43 (12.61%) Ajax
15 40 (11.73%) HTML5
16 38 (11.14%) Castle Windsor
17 37 (10.85%) Spring.NET
18 30 (8.80%) SOAP
19 26 (7.62%) Ninject
20 25 (7.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.33%) Enterprise Software
1 25 (7.33%) Inversion of Control
2 21 (6.16%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.52%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.52%) iPad
3 12 (3.52%) iPhone
4 7 (2.05%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.76%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.47%) BBC
6 5 (1.47%) Social Media
7 3 (0.88%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.88%) NHS
8 2 (0.59%) User Experience
8 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.59%) Streaming Music
9 1 (0.29%) Pocket PC
9 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.29%) Physics
9 1 (0.29%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 79 (23.17%) Windows
2 12 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (2.35%) Windows Mobile
4 7 (2.05%) Windows 8
5 6 (1.76%) Linux
6 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.29%) Android
8 1 (0.29%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (54.84%) MVC
2 173 (50.73%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (28.74%) TDD
4 71 (20.82%) Scrum
5 50 (14.66%) OO
6 49 (14.37%) Web Application Development
6 49 (14.37%) CRM
7 48 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (11.73%) Dependency Injection
9 33 (9.68%) Kanban
9 33 (9.68%) Web Development
9 33 (9.68%) E-Commerce
10 28 (8.21%) SOA
11 25 (7.33%) Software Engineering
12 23 (6.74%) Mentoring
13 20 (5.87%) BDD
14 19 (5.57%) Logistics
15 14 (4.11%) ITIL
16 13 (3.81%) AOP
16 13 (3.81%) UML
Programming Languages
1 325 (95.31%) C#
2 142 (41.64%) SQL
3 110 (32.26%) VB.NET
4 104 (30.50%) JavaScript
5 44 (12.90%) T-SQL
6 19 (5.57%) XAML
7 18 (5.28%) Ruby
8 12 (3.52%) C++
8 12 (3.52%) VB
9 11 (3.23%) Java
10 9 (2.64%) PHP
10 9 (2.64%) VBA
11 7 (2.05%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 6 (1.76%) Python
12 6 (1.76%) Perl
12 6 (1.76%) Delphi
13 4 (1.17%) C
13 4 (1.17%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 56 (16.42%) Degree
2 38 (11.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (6.16%) MCP
4 19 (5.57%) MCSD
5 10 (2.93%) MCAD
5 10 (2.93%) MCTS
6 9 (2.64%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (2.35%) MCITP
8 7 (2.05%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.29%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.05%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 162 (47.51%) Microsoft
2 49 (14.37%) Oracle
3 18 (5.28%) Facebook
4 17 (4.99%) Apple
5 12 (3.52%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.47%) Yahoo!
6 5 (1.47%) Google
6 5 (1.47%) Sony
7 4 (1.17%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.17%) Telerik
8 2 (0.59%) Twitter
8 2 (0.59%) Ektron
9 1 (0.29%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.29%) Infragistics
Hereford and Worcester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, health care scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £350000.00 - £400000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: 30000-50000
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Sutton Coldfield
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + 25Days Holiday, Home Working
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 26 days ago