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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 23 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 24 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 9.84% 3.81% 6.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.65% 8.18% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 13
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
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
136 110 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 55.74% 46.61% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 128 100 131
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 £25,000 £26,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 15 £50,000 - 2
Redditch -2 9 £35,000 - 2
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 41 (100.00%) C#
1 41 (100.00%) .NET
1 41 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 40 (97.56%) SQL Server
3 39 (95.12%) MVC
4 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (63.41%) Scrum
5 26 (63.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
7 20 (48.78%) TDD
8 19 (46.34%) VB.NET
8 19 (46.34%) Web Application Development
9 18 (43.90%) Unity DI Container
9 18 (43.90%) Rhino Mocks
9 18 (43.90%) Moq
9 18 (43.90%) Castle Windsor
9 18 (43.90%) Ninject
9 18 (43.90%) NUnit
9 18 (43.90%) Dependency Injection
9 18 (43.90%) Inversion of Control
9 18 (43.90%) MSTest
9 18 (43.90%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (43.90%) Kanban
9 18 (43.90%) Spring.NET
10 14 (34.15%) HTML
10 14 (34.15%) MySQL
11 11 (26.83%) Oracle
12 10 (24.39%) SQL
12 10 (24.39%) jQuery
13 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2012

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) Intranet
1 8 (19.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (97.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (34.15%) MySQL
3 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) NUnit
1 18 (43.90%) MSTest
1 18 (43.90%) Rhino Mocks
1 18 (43.90%) Moq
2 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (17.07%) Law
1 7 (17.07%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (92.68%) Developer
2 23 (56.10%) .NET Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Principal Developer
6 1 (2.44%) WPF Developer
6 1 (2.44%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (2.44%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) .NET
1 41 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 26 (63.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (43.90%) Spring.NET
3 18 (43.90%) Castle Windsor
3 18 (43.90%) Ninject
3 18 (43.90%) Unity DI Container
4 14 (34.15%) HTML
5 10 (24.39%) jQuery
6 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
6 8 (19.51%) XML
7 7 (17.07%) XSLT
7 7 (17.07%) WinForms
7 7 (17.07%) Ajax
7 7 (17.07%) Web Services
7 7 (17.07%) WPF
8 3 (7.32%) CSS
9 1 (2.44%) XSD
9 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (2.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.44%) Social Media
2 1 (2.44%) NHS
2 1 (2.44%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) MVC
2 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (63.41%) Scrum
4 20 (48.78%) TDD
5 19 (46.34%) Web Application Development
6 18 (43.90%) Dependency Injection
6 18 (43.90%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (43.90%) Kanban
7 8 (19.51%) OOP
8 7 (17.07%) Digital Forensics
8 7 (17.07%) Web Development
9 4 (9.76%) Logistics
9 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.88%) OO
11 1 (2.44%) UML
11 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
11 1 (2.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (46.34%) VB.NET
3 10 (24.39%) SQL
4 7 (17.07%) C++
4 7 (17.07%) C
5 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Apple
3 1 (2.44%) Sony
3 1 (2.44%) Yahoo!
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) Facebook
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hereford and Worcester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago