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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 43 33
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 17 42 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.26% 5.95% 5.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.11% 11.02% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 17 41 38
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 239 381 271
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 45.79% 53.97% 42.54%
Number of salaries quoted 204 361 257
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +7 6 £25,000 -37.50%
Tamworth +4 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Lichfield +8 3 £42,500 +30.76%
Burton-upon-Trent +6 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Stafford -16 1 £40,000 +6.66%
WCF
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (96.88%) SQL Server
3 28 (87.50%) MVC
4 21 (65.63%) Windows
4 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
5 17 (53.13%) WPF
6 14 (43.75%) jQuery
6 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
7 13 (40.63%) SQL
7 13 (40.63%) VB.NET
8 12 (37.50%) Relational Database
9 11 (34.38%) Web Services
10 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio
10 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
10 10 (31.25%) TDD
10 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (28.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (28.13%) SOLID
11 9 (28.13%) Data Management
12 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (21.88%) WinForms
13 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
13 7 (21.88%) HTML
14 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (96.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (15.63%) SQL CLR
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.13%) MySQL
7 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.38%) Moq
3 3 (9.38%) NUnit
4 2 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (3.13%) ReSharper
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.13%) Automotive
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 23 (71.88%) C# Developer
3 19 (59.38%) .NET Developer
4 16 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (37.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 12 (37.50%) Software Developer
5 12 (37.50%) VB.NET Developer
6 8 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 8 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (21.88%) SQL Developer
8 6 (18.75%) C# WPF Developer
8 6 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (18.75%) T-SQL Developer
8 6 (18.75%) WPF Developer
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Graduate Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Graduate Software Developer
10 1 (3.13%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) WPF
3 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 14 (43.75%) jQuery
4 11 (34.38%) Web Services
5 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (28.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (21.88%) HTML
7 7 (21.88%) WinForms
8 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 6 (18.75%) HTML5
9 5 (15.63%) CSS
9 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
10 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
10 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (9.38%) CSS3
11 2 (6.25%) React
11 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.25%) Streaming Music
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) MVC
2 10 (31.25%) TDD
3 9 (28.13%) Data Management
3 9 (28.13%) SOLID
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Coaching
6 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) SOA
8 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) API Development
9 2 (6.25%) BDD
9 2 (6.25%) Kanban
9 2 (6.25%) MVVM
9 2 (6.25%) OO
9 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
9 2 (6.25%) Web Development
10 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) VB.NET
4 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.13%) MCPD
3 1 (3.13%) MCSD
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Apple
2 1 (3.13%) Xamarin
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago