The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 94 46
Rank change year-on-year -14 -48  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 25 46 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.29% 1.97% 4.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.60% 7.17% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 96
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 694 642 679
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.88% 27.45% 33.76%
Number of salaries quoted 602 535 587
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Birmingham

WCF
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for WCF in Birmingham

WCF
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Birmingham over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for WCF.

1 57 (95.00%) C#
1 57 (95.00%) .NET
2 46 (76.67%) SQL Server
2 46 (76.67%) ASP.NET
3 45 (75.00%) MVC
4 39 (65.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (63.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (58.33%) TDD
8 33 (55.00%) BDD
9 31 (51.67%) SQL
10 28 (46.67%) .NET Framework
11 26 (43.33%) Web Application Development
12 24 (40.00%) Web Services
12 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
13 22 (36.67%) Node.js
13 22 (36.67%) Git (software)
14 21 (35.00%) RESTful
14 21 (35.00%) Ruby
14 21 (35.00%) NoSQL
14 21 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
16 19 (31.67%) jQuery
17 18 (30.00%) Entity Framework
18 17 (28.33%) HTML
19 15 (25.00%) CSS
20 13 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
20 13 (21.67%) REST
20 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2014
21 12 (20.00%) LINQ

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.67%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (76.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (35.00%) NoSQL
3 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
5 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.67%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (18.33%) Advertising
2 9 (15.00%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (86.67%) Developer
2 44 (73.33%) .NET Developer
3 20 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 18 (30.00%) C# Developer
5 17 (28.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 13 (21.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (21.67%) Team Leader
7 10 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 10 (16.67%) WCF Developer
8 9 (15.00%) Agile Developer
8 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 9 (15.00%) Senior Agile Developer
9 8 (13.33%) Agile .NET Developer
9 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (13.33%) Lead Developer
9 8 (13.33%) SQL Developer
9 8 (13.33%) Web Team Leader
10 7 (11.67%) .NET Team Leader
10 7 (11.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (95.00%) .NET
2 46 (76.67%) ASP.NET
3 39 (65.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (63.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 28 (46.67%) .NET Framework
6 24 (40.00%) Web Services
7 22 (36.67%) Node.js
8 21 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 21 (35.00%) RESTful
9 19 (31.67%) jQuery
10 18 (30.00%) Entity Framework
11 17 (28.33%) HTML
12 15 (25.00%) CSS
13 13 (21.67%) REST
14 12 (20.00%) LINQ
15 11 (18.33%) WPF
16 7 (11.67%) WF
17 6 (10.00%) XML
18 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
19 3 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (8.33%) iPad
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Blog
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Fintech
5 1 (1.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Android
1 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (75.00%) MVC
2 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (58.33%) TDD
4 33 (55.00%) BDD
5 26 (43.33%) Web Application Development
6 13 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (15.00%) OO
8 9 (15.00%) Scrum
8 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (15.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (10.00%) Software Architecture
10 3 (5.00%) SDLC
10 3 (5.00%) SOLID
10 3 (5.00%) Web Development
11 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 57 (95.00%) C#
2 31 (51.67%) SQL
3 21 (35.00%) Ruby
4 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 11 (18.33%) T-SQL
6 9 (15.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.33%) C
8 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.67%) VB
8 1 (1.67%) VBA
8 1 (1.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) MCSE
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) Adobe
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