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 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 55 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 254 213 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.42% 3.99% 4.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.98% 10.74% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 241 191 258
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
2121 1984 2108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.94% 37.21% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1915 1699 1879
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 8 July 2015.

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 8 July 2015. 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 +3 92 £40,000 - 7
Warwickshire +20 52 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Coventry -1 36 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Staffordshire +1 33 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Worcestershire -4 18 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Solihull +13 10 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Sutton Coldfield +2 4 £36,250 -3.33% 1
Halesowen - 2 £32,500 -
Herefordshire -6 1 £40,000 +26.98%
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, 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.

1 504 (98.82%) .NET
2 499 (97.84%) C#
3 429 (84.12%) SQL Server
4 408 (80.00%) ASP.NET
5 336 (65.88%) MVC
6 305 (59.80%) Agile Software Development
7 248 (48.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 233 (45.69%) Microsoft
9 229 (44.90%) JavaScript
10 224 (43.92%) HTML
11 188 (36.86%) TDD
12 179 (35.10%) SQL
13 174 (34.12%) CSS
14 164 (32.16%) Web Application Development
15 162 (31.76%) OO
16 145 (28.43%) VB.NET
17 135 (26.47%) T-SQL
18 134 (26.27%) Web Services
19 133 (26.08%) ASP.NET Web API
20 128 (25.10%) WPF
21 119 (23.33%) .NET Framework
22 116 (22.75%) Git (software)
23 112 (21.96%) Windows
24 111 (21.76%) Visual Studio
25 106 (20.78%) BDD
26 104 (20.39%) XML
27 103 (20.20%) NoSQL
28 101 (19.80%) Node.js
29 99 (19.41%) RESTful
30 96 (18.82%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, 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
1 101 (19.80%) Node.js
2 58 (11.37%) SharePoint
3 37 (7.25%) BizTalk Server
4 34 (6.67%) IIS
5 19 (3.73%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (1.37%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.78%) Apache
9 1 (0.20%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.20%) CMS
9 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 51 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS Project
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (6.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.76%) Office 365
3 6 (1.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.55%) Internet
2 2 (0.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 429 (84.12%) SQL Server
2 103 (20.20%) NoSQL
3 87 (17.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (7.06%) MySQL
6 32 (6.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (3.92%) MongoDB
9 19 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (3.73%) Relational Database
10 16 (3.14%) Crystal Reports
11 12 (2.35%) SQLite
12 10 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.96%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.96%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.39%) EDRMS
14 2 (0.39%) OLAP
15 1 (0.20%) DTS
Development Applications
1 116 (22.75%) Git (software)
2 111 (21.76%) Visual Studio
3 58 (11.37%) NUnit
4 49 (9.61%) Rhino Mocks
5 47 (9.22%) Moq
6 45 (8.82%) MSTest
7 42 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (3.73%) Subversion
9 12 (2.35%) ReSharper
10 8 (1.57%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.59%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.39%) Ant
12 2 (0.39%) Selenium
12 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.20%) CruiseControl
13 1 (0.20%) Hudson
13 1 (0.20%) MSBuild
General
1 73 (14.31%) Finance
2 32 (6.27%) Retail
3 31 (6.08%) Advertising
4 23 (4.51%) Games
5 11 (2.16%) Marketing
6 7 (1.37%) Law
7 3 (0.59%) Back Office
7 3 (0.59%) Automotive
8 2 (0.39%) Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 476 (93.33%) Developer
2 293 (57.45%) .NET Developer
3 122 (23.92%) C# Developer
4 93 (18.24%) Software Developer
5 78 (15.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 49 (9.61%) ASP.NET Developer
7 46 (9.02%) Senior Developer
8 42 (8.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 39 (7.65%) Lead Developer
10 29 (5.69%) .NET Software Developer
11 27 (5.29%) Junior Developer
11 27 (5.29%) Junior
12 23 (4.51%) Software Engineer
13 22 (4.31%) Senior C# Developer
14 21 (4.12%) Senior .NET Developer
15 20 (3.92%) Junior .NET Developer
16 18 (3.53%) Junior C# Developer
17 17 (3.33%) Analyst
18 16 (3.14%) Graduate
19 15 (2.94%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 504 (98.82%) .NET
2 408 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 248 (48.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 224 (43.92%) HTML
5 174 (34.12%) CSS
6 134 (26.27%) Web Services
7 133 (26.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 128 (25.10%) WPF
9 119 (23.33%) .NET Framework
10 104 (20.39%) XML
11 99 (19.41%) RESTful
12 96 (18.82%) jQuery
13 84 (16.47%) HTML5
14 66 (12.94%) LINQ
15 65 (12.75%) WinForms
16 57 (11.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 49 (9.61%) Castle Windsor
18 45 (8.82%) Ninject
18 45 (8.82%) Spring.NET
18 45 (8.82%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 68 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 45 (8.82%) Inversion of Control
3 28 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (4.90%) Social Media
5 25 (4.90%) BBC
6 19 (3.73%) Client/Server
7 12 (2.35%) Mathematics
8 10 (1.96%) Social Network
9 6 (1.18%) iPhone
9 6 (1.18%) iPad
10 5 (0.98%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.78%) Tandem
11 4 (0.78%) Animation
12 3 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (0.59%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.39%) User Experience
13 2 (0.39%) PMI
14 1 (0.20%) Visualisation
14 1 (0.20%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 112 (21.96%) Windows
2 23 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (3.92%) Android
4 14 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.55%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (0.98%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (65.88%) MVC
2 305 (59.80%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (36.86%) TDD
4 164 (32.16%) Web Application Development
5 162 (31.76%) OO
6 106 (20.78%) BDD
7 79 (15.49%) Scrum
8 77 (15.10%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (10.20%) E-Commerce
10 51 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
11 48 (9.41%) Software Engineering
12 47 (9.22%) Kanban
13 45 (8.82%) CRM
14 44 (8.63%) Mentoring
15 37 (7.25%) SOA
16 36 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
17 29 (5.69%) Logistics
17 29 (5.69%) Web Development
17 29 (5.69%) SDLC
18 27 (5.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 499 (97.84%) C#
2 229 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 179 (35.10%) SQL
4 145 (28.43%) VB.NET
5 135 (26.47%) T-SQL
6 96 (18.82%) Ruby
7 51 (10.00%) VB
8 28 (5.49%) PL/SQL
9 24 (4.71%) PowerShell
10 22 (4.31%) VB6
11 15 (2.94%) C
12 12 (2.35%) C++
13 11 (2.16%) Java
14 6 (1.18%) PHP
15 2 (0.39%) XAML
15 2 (0.39%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 60 (11.76%) Degree
2 25 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.14%) MCSD
4 14 (2.75%) MCP
5 10 (1.96%) MCTS
6 9 (1.76%) MCAD
7 4 (0.78%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.59%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 233 (45.69%) Microsoft
2 46 (9.02%) Oracle
3 43 (8.43%) Apple
3 43 (8.43%) Facebook
4 25 (4.90%) Sony
4 25 (4.90%) Yahoo!
4 25 (4.90%) Google
5 12 (2.35%) Xamarin
6 11 (2.16%) Twitter
7 9 (1.76%) GUPTA
8 2 (0.39%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.20%) Telerik
9 1 (0.20%) Citrix
West Midlands
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
La Fosse Associates Limited
Salary: Car + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5% pension, bonus, 25 days hols
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £1000000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago