The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcester 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Worcestershire / Worcester
Rank 28 25 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester 6.49% 1.27% 4.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 4.26% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 4
Median salary £42,500 £27,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.54% -24.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £27,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 Worcester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Worcester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 85 47 45
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcester 55.19% 29.94% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 85 44 41
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.76% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcester 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 Worcester

WCF
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Salary trend for WCF in Worcester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Worcester region with a requirement for WCF.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (86.67%) MVC
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Framework
2 13 (86.67%) Entity Framework
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (80.00%) AngularJS
3 12 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
3 12 (80.00%) TDD
4 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (66.67%) Internet
5 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (60.00%) BDD
6 9 (60.00%) NoSQL
6 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
6 9 (60.00%) RESTful
6 9 (60.00%) Web Application Development
6 9 (60.00%) Node.js
6 9 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 9 (60.00%) Code First Entity Framework
6 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (60.00%) Ruby
6 9 (60.00%) Games
7 6 (40.00%) HTML
7 6 (40.00%) XHTML
8 5 (33.33%) Web Services

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester 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 (6.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (60.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Developer
3 9 (60.00%) Internet Developer
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Framework
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 13 (86.67%) Entity Framework
3 12 (80.00%) AngularJS
3 12 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
4 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 9 (60.00%) Code First Entity Framework
5 9 (60.00%) Node.js
5 9 (60.00%) RESTful
5 9 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (40.00%) HTML
6 6 (40.00%) XHTML
7 5 (33.33%) Ajax
7 5 (33.33%) Web Services
8 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (26.67%) jQuery
9 3 (20.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Animation
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) MVC
2 12 (80.00%) TDD
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (60.00%) BDD
4 9 (60.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (20.00%) MVVM
6 2 (13.33%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) Ruby
3 5 (33.33%) VB
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL