Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 61 21
Rank change year-on-year +8 -40 +14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 40 32 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.29% 3.36% 8.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.24% 6.81% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 35 31 119
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £22,500 £30,850
90th Percentile £54,000 £45,000 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% +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 356 470 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 38.16% 49.37% 50.96%
Number of salaries quoted 324 410 646
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -2.60%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £51,875
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Stoke-on-Trent +20 28 £45,000 +63.64% 6
Tamworth -1 6 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Stafford +18 3 £38,000 +8.57%
Burton-upon-Trent -10 1 £55,000 -
WCF
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 40 (100.00%) C#
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (82.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
4 29 (72.50%) SQL Server
5 27 (67.50%) CSS
6 25 (62.50%) HTML
6 25 (62.50%) .NET Framework
6 25 (62.50%) Entity Framework
7 24 (60.00%) Windows
8 22 (55.00%) Web Services
9 21 (52.50%) MVC
10 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (50.00%) SQL
11 18 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (45.00%) Self-Motivation
12 17 (42.50%) AngularJS
13 16 (40.00%) RESTful
14 15 (37.50%) Finance
14 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET
14 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
14 15 (37.50%) WPF
15 14 (35.00%) T-SQL
16 13 (32.50%) Visual Studio
16 13 (32.50%) XML
16 13 (32.50%) PaaS
16 13 (32.50%) IaaS
17 12 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
17 12 (30.00%) WiX
17 12 (30.00%) NHibernate

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 3 (7.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (32.50%) IaaS
2 13 (32.50%) PaaS
3 5 (12.50%) Serverless
4 3 (7.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (72.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) Cosmos DB
2 5 (12.50%) Redis
3 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Visual Studio
2 12 (30.00%) MSI
2 12 (30.00%) WiX
3 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (22.50%) NUnit
5 8 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (12.50%) NSubstitute
6 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (5.00%) Moq
7 2 (5.00%) MSTest
7 2 (5.00%) Selenium
7 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
7 2 (5.00%) Subversion
8 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Automotive
2 5 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Games
4 2 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (92.50%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (27.50%) C# Developer
4 10 (25.00%) UI Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (7.50%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (7.50%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (7.50%) HTML Developer
9 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
10 2 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (82.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 27 (67.50%) CSS
4 25 (62.50%) .NET Framework
4 25 (62.50%) Entity Framework
4 25 (62.50%) HTML
5 22 (55.00%) Web Services
6 17 (42.50%) AngularJS
7 16 (40.00%) RESTful
8 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET
8 15 (37.50%) WPF
9 13 (32.50%) XML
10 12 (30.00%) Angular 2
10 12 (30.00%) Dapper ORM
10 12 (30.00%) jQuery
10 12 (30.00%) MFC
10 12 (30.00%) NHibernate
11 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (17.50%) Ajax
12 7 (17.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) MVC
2 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.00%) TDD
4 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
5 7 (17.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.00%) BDD
6 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (15.00%) Mobile First
6 6 (15.00%) Web Design
6 6 (15.00%) Web Development
7 5 (12.50%) Android Development
7 5 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (12.50%) Microservices
7 5 (12.50%) OOD
7 5 (12.50%) OOP
7 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
3 20 (50.00%) SQL
4 14 (35.00%) T-SQL
5 11 (27.50%) VB.NET
6 6 (15.00%) XPath
7 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (7.50%) Ruby
9 2 (5.00%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 12 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) SCCM
1 12 (30.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) Apple
4 1 (2.50%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.50%) Xamarin