Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 41 56
Rank change year-on-year -43 +15 +16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 18 76 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.50% 6.20% 4.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 11.28% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 75 58
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £19,750 £31,250 £33,675
90th Percentile £53,875 £52,000 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% -

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 504 674 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 41.90% 54.98% 46.16%
Number of salaries quoted 420 607 505
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 0 7 £35,000 -
Lichfield - 7 £45,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent -18 3 £21,500 -46.25% 3
Burton-upon-Trent -2 1 £55,000 +20.88%
WCF
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (88.89%) MVC
3 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
5 10 (55.56%) SQL
5 10 (55.56%) VB.NET
6 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 8 (44.44%) HTML
7 7 (38.89%) SOLID
7 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (38.89%) TDD
7 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (33.33%) WPF
8 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
9 5 (27.78%) Kendo UI
9 5 (27.78%) SDLC
9 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (27.78%) Telerik
9 5 (27.78%) Windows
9 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
9 5 (27.78%) Web Services
10 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
10 4 (22.22%) Web Development
10 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
11 3 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy

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 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 3 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 8 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 8 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (38.89%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (22.22%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 4 (22.22%) HTML Developer
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Developer
5 4 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (16.67%) .NET Development Team Leader
6 3 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (16.67%) .NET Team Leader
6 3 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
6 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
7 2 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Graduate
7 2 (11.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (33.33%) WPF
5 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
5 5 (27.78%) Kendo UI
5 5 (27.78%) Web Services
6 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (11.11%) HTML5
7 2 (11.11%) jQuery
7 2 (11.11%) SignalR
7 2 (11.11%) WinForms
7 2 (11.11%) XML
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) MVC
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) SOLID
2 7 (38.89%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (27.78%) SDLC
4 4 (22.22%) Web Development
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (11.11%) Line Management
6 2 (11.11%) OO
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) Mobile First
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) VB.NET
4 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Telerik
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Xamarin