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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 43 18 32
Rank change year-on-year -25 +14  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 16 72 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.74% 10.79% 8.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.27% 22.09% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 68 46
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 220 326 308
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 51.40% 48.88% 53.10%
Number of salaries quoted 194 301 286
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Lichfield -2 5 £42,500 +16.43%
Stoke-on-Trent -16 5 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Cannock 0 3 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Tamworth +5 1 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Stafford -3 1 £30,000 -29.41% 1
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 51 (100.00%) C#
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (94.12%) MVC
3 47 (92.16%) SQL Server
4 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (64.71%) jQuery
5 31 (60.78%) JavaScript
6 30 (58.82%) ASP.NET
7 27 (52.94%) HTML
8 26 (50.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (49.02%) CSS
9 25 (49.02%) Scrum
10 24 (47.06%) SQL
11 23 (45.10%) T-SQL
11 23 (45.10%) SOA
12 22 (43.14%) XML
12 22 (43.14%) HTML5
13 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 20 (39.22%) SOLID
13 20 (39.22%) OO
13 20 (39.22%) Software Engineering
14 19 (37.25%) Continuous Delivery
14 19 (37.25%) AngularJS
15 18 (35.29%) React
15 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (25.49%) Web Services
16 13 (25.49%) Visual Studio
16 13 (25.49%) Subversion
16 13 (25.49%) TeamCity
17 12 (23.53%) Git (software)

WCF
Top Related 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 (3.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (92.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.84%) SQL CLR
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Subversion
1 13 (25.49%) TeamCity
1 13 (25.49%) Visual Studio
2 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 12 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 11 (21.57%) Selenium
4 6 (11.76%) Moq
4 6 (11.76%) NUnit
4 6 (11.76%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (7.84%) MSTest
6 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.84%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Automotive
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (78.43%) Developer
2 18 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 13 (25.49%) C# Developer
4 12 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 12 (23.53%) Software Developer
5 11 (21.57%) Software Engineer
6 9 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (9.80%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (9.80%) SQL Developer
8 5 (9.80%) VB.NET Developer
9 4 (7.84%) .NET Software Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (7.84%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) C# WPF Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) T-SQL Developer
9 4 (7.84%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (64.71%) jQuery
3 30 (58.82%) ASP.NET
4 27 (52.94%) HTML
5 26 (50.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (49.02%) CSS
7 22 (43.14%) HTML5
7 22 (43.14%) XML
8 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 19 (37.25%) AngularJS
10 18 (35.29%) React
11 13 (25.49%) Web Services
12 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (15.69%) WPF
14 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
14 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 5 (9.80%) Ajax
15 5 (9.80%) Entity Framework
16 4 (7.84%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Streaming Music
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (94.12%) MVC
2 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (49.02%) Scrum
4 23 (45.10%) SOA
5 20 (39.22%) OO
5 20 (39.22%) Software Engineering
5 20 (39.22%) SOLID
6 19 (37.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (15.69%) TDD
9 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (13.73%) Data Management
9 7 (13.73%) Refactoring
10 6 (11.76%) CRM
10 6 (11.76%) Kanban
10 6 (11.76%) Web Application Development
11 5 (9.80%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (7.84%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
12 4 (7.84%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (60.78%) JavaScript
3 24 (47.06%) SQL
4 23 (45.10%) T-SQL
5 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
6 6 (11.76%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.88%) VB
8 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) MCPD
2 1 (1.96%) MCSD
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Apple
2 1 (1.96%) Xamarin
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago