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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 111 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 132 250 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.16% 4.23% 3.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.35% 11.53% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 111 236 180
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 £35,000 £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
2079 2168 1974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.96% 36.70% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1727 1952 1684
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,645
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 45 £40,000 - 3
Coventry -4 29 £47,500 +2.70% 6
Staffordshire -3 28 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Warwickshire -31 14 £32,750 -27.22%
Walsall - 9 £35,000 -
Solihull 0 1 - - 2
Sutton Coldfield -7 1 £28,500 -24.00%
West Bromwich - 1 £39,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £35,000 - 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 346 (98.86%) .NET
2 336 (96.00%) C#
3 281 (80.29%) ASP.NET
4 265 (75.71%) MVC
5 242 (69.14%) SQL Server
6 210 (60.00%) JavaScript
7 180 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
8 178 (50.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 166 (47.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 159 (45.43%) SQL
11 154 (44.00%) Web Services
12 152 (43.43%) jQuery
13 144 (41.14%) CSS
14 141 (40.29%) XML
15 136 (38.86%) .NET Framework
16 134 (38.29%) HTML
17 131 (37.43%) Entity Framework
18 117 (33.43%) Microsoft
19 104 (29.71%) OO
20 88 (25.14%) SOA
21 81 (23.14%) Visual Studio
21 81 (23.14%) TDD
22 78 (22.29%) WPF
23 75 (21.43%) AngularJS
24 73 (20.86%) T-SQL
25 72 (20.57%) LINQ
26 68 (19.43%) Git (software)
27 67 (19.14%) Microsoft Azure
28 65 (18.57%) Web Application Development
29 63 (18.00%) 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 59 (16.86%) SharePoint
2 29 (8.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 24 (6.86%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (3.71%) IIS
5 10 (2.86%) CMS
6 7 (2.00%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.29%) Apache
8 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 67 (19.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (8.86%) Office 365
3 7 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.14%) IaaS
4 4 (1.14%) PaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.57%) SSL
2 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.57%) Internet
3 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (69.14%) SQL Server
2 57 (16.29%) NoSQL
3 55 (15.71%) SQL Server 2014
4 50 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 38 (10.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (9.14%) RDBMS
7 22 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.86%) SQL CLR
9 8 (2.29%) MySQL
10 7 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.29%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 81 (23.14%) Visual Studio
2 68 (19.43%) Git (software)
3 49 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (9.14%) NUnit
5 26 (7.43%) ReSharper
6 18 (5.14%) Subversion
7 17 (4.86%) NSubstitute
8 13 (3.71%) Moq
9 12 (3.43%) Selenium
10 8 (2.29%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (1.71%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.86%) CruiseControl
13 3 (0.86%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.86%) Rhino Mocks
14 2 (0.57%) Hudson
14 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
14 2 (0.57%) MSTest
14 2 (0.57%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.57%) TestComplete
General
1 38 (10.86%) Finance
2 10 (2.86%) Retail
3 7 (2.00%) Advertising
4 6 (1.71%) Music Industry
5 5 (1.43%) Games
5 5 (1.43%) Law
6 3 (0.86%) Legal
7 2 (0.57%) Local Government
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 311 (88.86%) Developer
2 244 (69.71%) .NET Developer
3 110 (31.43%) C# Developer
4 92 (26.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 85 (24.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 71 (20.29%) Software Developer
7 65 (18.57%) .NET Software Developer
8 58 (16.57%) C# Software Developer
9 55 (15.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 36 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 32 (9.14%) Senior Developer
12 23 (6.57%) SharePoint Developer
12 23 (6.57%) SQL Developer
13 22 (6.29%) Office 365 Developer
14 19 (5.43%) Senior .NET Developer
15 14 (4.00%) C# WCF Developer
15 14 (4.00%) Software Engineer
15 14 (4.00%) WCF Developer
16 13 (3.71%) Social Media Developer
16 13 (3.71%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (98.86%) .NET
2 281 (80.29%) ASP.NET
3 178 (50.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 166 (47.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 154 (44.00%) Web Services
6 152 (43.43%) jQuery
7 144 (41.14%) CSS
8 141 (40.29%) XML
9 136 (38.86%) .NET Framework
10 134 (38.29%) HTML
11 131 (37.43%) Entity Framework
12 78 (22.29%) WPF
13 75 (21.43%) AngularJS
14 72 (20.57%) LINQ
15 63 (18.00%) REST
16 62 (17.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 61 (17.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 57 (16.29%) Node.js
19 50 (14.29%) RESTful
20 41 (11.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.57%) Inversion of Control
2 22 (6.29%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (6.00%) Social Network
4 18 (5.14%) iPad
4 18 (5.14%) Mobile App
5 17 (4.86%) N-Tier
6 13 (3.71%) BBC
6 13 (3.71%) Social Media
7 12 (3.43%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.57%) e-Learning
9 8 (2.29%) User Experience
10 6 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.71%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.57%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.29%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.29%) Blog
12 1 (0.29%) iPhone
12 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.29%) SCADA
12 1 (0.29%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.43%) Windows
2 11 (3.14%) Unix
3 6 (1.71%) Android
4 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.29%) Linux
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (75.71%) MVC
2 180 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (29.71%) OO
4 88 (25.14%) SOA
5 81 (23.14%) TDD
6 65 (18.57%) Web Application Development
7 52 (14.86%) BDD
8 49 (14.00%) Scrum
9 45 (12.86%) Web Development
10 44 (12.57%) Mentoring
10 44 (12.57%) SDLC
11 37 (10.57%) SOLID
12 34 (9.71%) Dependency Injection
12 34 (9.71%) Unit Testing
13 31 (8.86%) Release Management
13 31 (8.86%) Wealth Management
14 30 (8.57%) Data Management
15 29 (8.29%) OOP
16 26 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (7.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 336 (96.00%) C#
2 210 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 159 (45.43%) SQL
4 73 (20.86%) T-SQL
5 50 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 49 (14.00%) Ruby
7 23 (6.57%) XPath
8 19 (5.43%) XAML
9 12 (3.43%) PL/SQL
9 12 (3.43%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.86%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.00%) F#
12 6 (1.71%) XQuery
13 5 (1.43%) C++
13 5 (1.43%) VB
14 3 (0.86%) Java
15 2 (0.57%) C
15 2 (0.57%) Perl
15 2 (0.57%) PHP
15 2 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (13.14%) Degree
2 41 (11.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (9.71%) MCSD
4 4 (1.14%) MCTS
5 1 (0.29%) MCP
5 1 (0.29%) OCA
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 117 (33.43%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.00%) Oracle
3 18 (5.14%) Facebook
4 17 (4.86%) DevExpress
5 16 (4.57%) Apple
6 14 (4.00%) Google
7 13 (3.71%) Sitecore
7 13 (3.71%) Sony
7 13 (3.71%) Yahoo!
8 6 (1.71%) EPiServer
8 6 (1.71%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.29%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.29%) Twitter
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dudley
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Proto Labs Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum (Negotiable)
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £39000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 22 days ago