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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 18 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 6.38% 4.30% 10.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 8.00% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 10
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £38,950 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
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
42 50 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 44.68% 53.76% 57.41%
Number of salaries quoted 38 49 60
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Worcester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Worcester region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Worcester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) NUnit
2 6 (85.71%) Subversion
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) LINQ
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
3 5 (71.43%) Entity Framework
3 5 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (71.43%) SOAP
3 5 (71.43%) MFC
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) OOD
3 5 (71.43%) OOP
3 5 (71.43%) OO

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
1 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
1 6 (85.71%) NUnit
1 6 (85.71%) Subversion
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) MSTest
3 1 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (14.29%) Moq
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Junior Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Junior C# Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) SOAP
3 5 (71.43%) MFC
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) LINQ
3 5 (71.43%) Entity Framework
3 5 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (14.29%) Ninject
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Spring.NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) C
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle