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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 27 37 54
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Permanent jobs citing WCF 9 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.81% 4.85% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.86% 8.47% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 1
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
70 118 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 37.43% 57.28% 62.11%
Number of salaries quoted 69 108 157
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram 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 28 January 2015. 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
Redditch - 5 £35,000 -
Bromsgrove -6 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Worcester -13 1 £50,000 +29.87%
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 32 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 32 (100.00%) MVC
2 20 (62.50%) MySQL
2 20 (62.50%) VB.NET
3 12 (37.50%) HTML
3 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 11 (34.38%) Intranet
4 11 (34.38%) Internet
4 11 (34.38%) OOP
5 9 (28.13%) Scrum
5 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (28.13%) TDD
5 9 (28.13%) NUnit
5 9 (28.13%) Logistics
5 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
5 9 (28.13%) Oracle
5 9 (28.13%) Spring.NET
5 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (28.13%) Dependency Injection
5 9 (28.13%) Inversion of Control
5 9 (28.13%) MSTest
5 9 (28.13%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (28.13%) Moq
5 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
5 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (28.13%) Kanban

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Intranet
1 11 (34.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (62.50%) MySQL
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) NUnit
1 9 (28.13%) MSTest
1 9 (28.13%) Rhino Mocks
1 9 (28.13%) Moq
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (71.88%) .NET Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Software Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
1 32 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (37.50%) HTML
3 9 (28.13%) Spring.NET
3 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (28.13%) Castle Windsor
3 9 (28.13%) Ninject
3 9 (28.13%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 3 (9.38%) XML
4 3 (9.38%) Ajax
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
4 3 (9.38%) WPF
4 3 (9.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) MVC
2 11 (34.38%) OOP
3 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
3 9 (28.13%) Scrum
3 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) TDD
3 9 (28.13%) Logistics
3 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (28.13%) Kanban
3 9 (28.13%) Dependency Injection
3 9 (28.13%) Web Application Development
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (62.50%) VB.NET
3 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle