The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 35 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 3.31% 6.49% 5.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.32% 11.17% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 10
Median salary £25,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £33,700 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,500 £45,500
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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 95 179 80
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 52.49% 58.12% 40.61%
Number of salaries quoted 83 171 73
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

WCF
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Salary trend for WCF in Stoke-on-Trent

WCF
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Stoke-on-Trent over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Stoke-on-Trent

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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for WCF.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
3 8 (72.73%) Data Management
3 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
4 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
5 5 (45.45%) SQL CLR
5 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) Coaching
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) HTML5
7 2 (18.18%) WPF
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 2 (18.18%) CSS
7 2 (18.18%) SOLID
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (9.09%) Microservices
8 1 (9.09%) React
8 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
3 5 (45.45%) SQL CLR
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 8 (72.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (72.73%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
5 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) HTML5
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 2 (18.18%) CSS
7 2 (18.18%) WPF
8 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (9.09%) React
8 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Data Management
3 5 (45.45%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) SOLID
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Microservices
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree