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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 22 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 25 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 9.19% 7.42% 5.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.72% 14.53% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 13
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +12.90%
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 Worcestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
159 117 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 58.46% 51.09% 59.57%
Number of salaries quoted 146 101 122
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 £26,000 £26,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 - 16 £50,000 - 1
Redditch -4 8 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Evesham - 1 £45,000 -
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) C#
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
1 38 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 37 (97.37%) SQL Server
3 36 (94.74%) MVC
4 28 (73.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (65.79%) Scrum
6 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
7 18 (47.37%) TDD
8 17 (44.74%) VB.NET
8 17 (44.74%) Web Application Development
9 16 (42.11%) HTML
10 14 (36.84%) SQL
10 14 (36.84%) NUnit
10 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (36.84%) Kanban
10 14 (36.84%) Spring.NET
10 14 (36.84%) Dependency Injection
10 14 (36.84%) Inversion of Control
10 14 (36.84%) MSTest
10 14 (36.84%) Rhino Mocks
10 14 (36.84%) Moq
10 14 (36.84%) Castle Windsor
10 14 (36.84%) Ninject
10 14 (36.84%) Unity DI Container
11 13 (34.21%) jQuery
11 13 (34.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (31.58%) Oracle
12 12 (31.58%) XML
12 12 (31.58%) .NET Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) Node.js
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Intranet
1 5 (13.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (97.37%) SQL Server
2 13 (34.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (26.32%) Oracle Database
3 10 (26.32%) MySQL
4 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) NUnit
1 14 (36.84%) MSTest
1 14 (36.84%) Rhino Mocks
1 14 (36.84%) Moq
2 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (26.32%) Law
1 10 (26.32%) Military
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (89.47%) Developer
2 18 (47.37%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Principal Developer
7 1 (2.63%) WPF Developer
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
1 38 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 28 (73.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (42.11%) HTML
4 14 (36.84%) Spring.NET
4 14 (36.84%) Castle Windsor
4 14 (36.84%) Ninject
4 14 (36.84%) Unity DI Container
5 13 (34.21%) jQuery
6 12 (31.58%) .NET Framework
6 12 (31.58%) XML
7 11 (28.95%) Web Services
8 10 (26.32%) XSLT
8 10 (26.32%) WinForms
8 10 (26.32%) Ajax
8 10 (26.32%) WPF
9 4 (10.53%) CSS
10 3 (7.89%) RESTful
10 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (7.89%) Social Media
2 3 (7.89%) BBC
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (94.74%) MVC
2 25 (65.79%) Scrum
3 18 (47.37%) TDD
4 17 (44.74%) Web Application Development
5 14 (36.84%) Dependency Injection
5 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (36.84%) Kanban
6 10 (26.32%) Digital Forensics
6 10 (26.32%) Web Development
7 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.16%) OOP
7 5 (13.16%) OO
8 3 (7.89%) BDD
9 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.26%) Logistics
10 1 (2.63%) UML
10 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (44.74%) VB.NET
3 14 (36.84%) SQL
4 11 (28.95%) C++
4 11 (28.95%) C
5 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.89%) Ruby
7 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Apple
3 3 (7.89%) Sony
3 3 (7.89%) Yahoo!
3 3 (7.89%) Google
3 3 (7.89%) Facebook
Redditch, Worcestershire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago