The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 36 44
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 26 49 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 4.52% 6.27% 4.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.30% 15.51% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 25 42 28
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 230 316 271
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 40.00% 40.46% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 211 265 225
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

WCF
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for WCF in Coventry

WCF
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Coventry over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Coventry

WCF
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Coventry region with a requirement for WCF.

1 37 (100.00%) C#
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (97.30%) ASP.NET
3 33 (89.19%) MVC
4 31 (83.78%) .NET Framework
4 31 (83.78%) SQL Server
5 30 (81.08%) Entity Framework
6 27 (72.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (67.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 22 (59.46%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (56.76%) OO
10 20 (54.05%) TDD
11 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
12 18 (48.65%) HTML
13 17 (45.95%) SDLC
14 16 (43.24%) Node.js
14 16 (43.24%) Web Application Development
14 16 (43.24%) RESTful
14 16 (43.24%) BDD
14 16 (43.24%) NoSQL
14 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 16 (43.24%) Code First Entity Framework
14 16 (43.24%) Social Network
14 16 (43.24%) Ruby
15 15 (40.54%) Ajax
15 15 (40.54%) SQL
16 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
16 14 (37.84%) CSS
16 14 (37.84%) Microsoft

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (83.78%) SQL Server
2 25 (67.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 16 (43.24%) NoSQL
4 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
2 14 (37.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (29.73%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) NuGet
General
1 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (100.00%) Developer
2 33 (89.19%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.70%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Software Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (97.30%) ASP.NET
3 31 (83.78%) .NET Framework
4 30 (81.08%) Entity Framework
5 27 (72.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (59.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (48.65%) HTML
8 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 16 (43.24%) Code First Entity Framework
8 16 (43.24%) Node.js
8 16 (43.24%) RESTful
9 15 (40.54%) Ajax
10 14 (37.84%) CSS
11 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (29.73%) WinForms
13 9 (24.32%) LINQ
14 6 (16.22%) jQuery
15 5 (13.51%) Web Services
15 5 (13.51%) XHTML
16 3 (8.11%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Social Network
2 2 (5.41%) Animation
2 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) MVC
2 21 (56.76%) OO
3 20 (54.05%) TDD
4 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (45.95%) SDLC
6 16 (43.24%) BDD
6 16 (43.24%) Web Application Development
7 10 (27.03%) Web Development
8 8 (21.62%) Prototyping
9 3 (8.11%) MVVM
10 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
10 2 (5.41%) Migration
10 2 (5.41%) OOD
10 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.41%) User Stories
11 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.70%) Content Management
11 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.70%) Logistics
11 1 (2.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (43.24%) Ruby
3 15 (40.54%) SQL
4 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
5 12 (32.43%) T-SQL
6 6 (16.22%) VB
7 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.70%) XAML
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft