The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 20 -
Permanent jobs citing WCF 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - 3.13% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 7.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £37,001 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
West Midlands

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 Wolverhampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
36 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 40.91% 43.75% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 29
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -32.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

WCF
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Wolverhampton region.

WCF Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) VB.NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (37.50%) ERP
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (25.00%) VBA
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (25.00%) WinForms
5 2 (25.00%) LINQ
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (12.50%) MSTest
6 1 (12.50%) MVVM
6 1 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (12.50%) Moq

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 5 (62.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) MSTest
3 1 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (12.50%) Moq
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (62.50%) VB.NET Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Software Developer
4 4 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (50.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) LINQ
5 2 (25.00%) WinForms
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) Spring.NET
6 1 (12.50%) WPF
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (12.50%) Ninject
6 1 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (12.50%) MVVM
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCAD
1 1 (12.50%) MCSD
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft