Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 45 39
Rank change year-on-year -36 -6 +27
Permanent jobs citing WCF 13 62 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.18% 5.53% 5.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.01% 10.00% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 61 60
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £50,250 £51,250 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 432 620 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 39.06% 55.26% 44.42%
Number of salaries quoted 352 540 462
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,425 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year - +1.91% +4.67%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Staffordshire

WCF
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for WCF in Staffordshire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Staffordshire

WCF
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth -4 5 £35,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent -13 4 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Lichfield - 3 £48,750 -
WCF
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) MVC
3 9 (69.23%) HTML
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
6 5 (38.46%) Kendo UI
6 5 (38.46%) Telerik
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
6 5 (38.46%) CSS
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
7 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (30.77%) Web Development
7 4 (30.77%) WPF
7 4 (30.77%) jQuery
8 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (23.08%) SCCM
8 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (23.08%) TDD
8 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
8 3 (23.08%) MSI

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) IaaS
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) PaaS
2 1 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MSI
1 3 (23.08%) WiX
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) gulp
3 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C# Developer
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) HTML Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Development Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) Kendo UI
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) WPF
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (23.08%) Dapper ORM
6 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
6 3 (23.08%) MFC
6 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (15.38%) REST
7 2 (15.38%) RESTful
7 2 (15.38%) SOAP
8 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) SOLID
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile First
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
3 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
5 1 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
1 3 (23.08%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Telerik
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Google