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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 44 52 23
Rank change year-on-year +8 -29  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 17 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 4.74% 0.31% 9.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.10% 0.79% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 21
Median salary £42,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.54% -21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £27,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 210 126 102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 58.50% 38.89% 45.95%
Number of salaries quoted 209 123 97
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,450 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Worcestershire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 22 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
Worcester -1 10 £42,500 +54.54%
Kidderminster - 5 £37,500 - 1
Redditch - 2 £55,000 - 1
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 21 (87.50%) MVC
2 21 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 21 (87.50%) Entity Framework
2 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 20 (83.33%) KnockoutJS
3 20 (83.33%) AngularJS
3 20 (83.33%) TDD
4 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (70.83%) RESTful
5 17 (70.83%) BDD
5 17 (70.83%) NoSQL
5 17 (70.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 17 (70.83%) Web Application Development
5 17 (70.83%) Node.js
5 17 (70.83%) Ruby
5 17 (70.83%) Git (software)
5 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 17 (70.83%) Code First Entity Framework
6 15 (62.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 15 (62.50%) Games
7 12 (50.00%) Internet
8 7 (29.17%) HTML
9 6 (25.00%) Web Services
9 6 (25.00%) XHTML

WCF
Top Related 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 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (70.83%) NoSQL
3 15 (62.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (62.50%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 19 (79.17%) .NET Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Internet Developer
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Development Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 21 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 21 (87.50%) Entity Framework
3 20 (83.33%) AngularJS
3 20 (83.33%) KnockoutJS
4 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 17 (70.83%) Code First Entity Framework
5 17 (70.83%) Node.js
5 17 (70.83%) RESTful
5 17 (70.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (29.17%) HTML
7 6 (25.00%) Web Services
7 6 (25.00%) XHTML
8 5 (20.83%) Ajax
8 5 (20.83%) jQuery
9 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (12.50%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Animation
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) MVC
2 20 (83.33%) TDD
3 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (70.83%) BDD
3 17 (70.83%) Web Application Development
4 3 (12.50%) MVVM
5 2 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) IT Strategy
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) SDLC
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (70.83%) Ruby
4 5 (20.83%) VB
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago