The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 45 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.39% 3.00% 3.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 7.32% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +16.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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 Worcestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
106 82 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 41.25% 41.00% 53.37%
Number of salaries quoted 98 81 93
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

WCF
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

WCF Salary Trend in Worcestershire

WCF
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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
Worcester -4 1 £27,500 -24.65%
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (71.43%) Logistics
3 5 (71.43%) NHibernate
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Windows

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Developer
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Web Developer
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (71.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (71.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (71.43%) C# Web Developer
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Developer
3 5 (71.43%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) NHibernate
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft