The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 15 21
Permanent jobs citing WCF 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester - 2.82% 5.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.13% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
WCF
Worcestershire

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 Worcester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
32 39 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 35.16% 54.93% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 55
Average salary £34,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.68% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

WCF
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

WCF Salary Trend in Worcester

WCF
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (86.67%) MVC
2 13 (86.67%) Scrum
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) TDD
2 13 (86.67%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (86.67%) Kanban
2 13 (86.67%) Dependency Injection
2 13 (86.67%) Web Application Development
2 13 (86.67%) Spring.NET
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (86.67%) Castle Windsor
2 13 (86.67%) Ninject
2 13 (86.67%) Unity DI Container
2 13 (86.67%) NUnit
2 13 (86.67%) MSTest
2 13 (86.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 13 (86.67%) Moq
2 13 (86.67%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) HTML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) NUnit
1 13 (86.67%) MSTest
1 13 (86.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 13 (86.67%) Moq
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (86.67%) Spring.NET
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (86.67%) Castle Windsor
2 13 (86.67%) Ninject
2 13 (86.67%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) MVC
1 13 (86.67%) Scrum
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (86.67%) TDD
1 13 (86.67%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (86.67%) Kanban
1 13 (86.67%) Dependency Injection
1 13 (86.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft