The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 48 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 0.37% 0.63% 7.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 1.42% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 21
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 124 141 165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 45.76% 44.48% 55.74%
Number of salaries quoted 116 141 164
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

WCF
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for WCF in Worcestershire

WCF
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Worcester - 1 £35,000 -
WCF
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) ASP.NET
2 16 (94.12%) C#
3 15 (88.24%) .NET Framework
4 14 (82.35%) Entity Framework
4 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (82.35%) MVC
5 13 (76.47%) TDD
5 13 (76.47%) AngularJS
5 13 (76.47%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (58.82%) RESTful
7 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
7 10 (58.82%) Web Application Development
7 10 (58.82%) Node.js
7 10 (58.82%) BDD
7 10 (58.82%) NoSQL
7 10 (58.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 10 (58.82%) Code First Entity Framework
7 10 (58.82%) Ruby
7 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
7 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
8 8 (47.06%) Games
8 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (41.18%) Internet
10 6 (35.29%) XHTML
10 6 (35.29%) HTML
11 5 (29.41%) SQL

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (5.88%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) NoSQL
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (47.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 13 (76.47%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Internet Developer
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Development Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Development Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) ASP.NET
3 15 (88.24%) .NET Framework
4 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (82.35%) Entity Framework
5 13 (76.47%) AngularJS
5 13 (76.47%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 10 (58.82%) Code First Entity Framework
7 10 (58.82%) Node.js
7 10 (58.82%) RESTful
7 10 (58.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (35.29%) HTML
8 6 (35.29%) XHTML
9 5 (29.41%) Ajax
9 5 (29.41%) Web Services
10 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (23.53%) jQuery
11 3 (17.65%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Animation
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) MVC
2 13 (76.47%) TDD
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) BDD
3 10 (58.82%) Web Application Development
4 3 (17.65%) MVVM
5 2 (11.76%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) Ruby
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) VB
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Evesham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago