The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 80 79 91
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 97 106 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.83% 3.21% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.85% 8.23% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 85 72 68
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
WCF
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1236 1288 1172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 36.09% 38.99% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 1033 1058
Average salary £40,000 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WCF
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

WCF Salary Trend in Leeds

WCF
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Leeds

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 196 (96.55%) .NET
2 188 (92.61%) C#
3 172 (84.73%) SQL Server
4 147 (72.41%) ASP.NET
5 127 (62.56%) Agile Software Development
6 125 (61.58%) SQL
7 108 (53.20%) Microsoft
8 103 (50.74%) MVC
9 97 (47.78%) .NET Framework
10 89 (43.84%) WPF
11 73 (35.96%) WinForms
12 71 (34.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 68 (33.50%) Windows
14 56 (27.59%) T-SQL
14 56 (27.59%) HTML
15 53 (26.11%) Team Foundation Server
16 51 (25.12%) MS Excel
17 50 (24.63%) Oracle
18 49 (24.14%) OO
18 49 (24.14%) Scrum
19 46 (22.66%) JavaScript
20 43 (21.18%) CSS
20 43 (21.18%) SQL Server 2008
21 42 (20.69%) jQuery
21 42 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
21 42 (20.69%) OOP
21 42 (20.69%) TDD
22 40 (19.70%) Software Engineering
23 37 (18.23%) Visual Studio
24 36 (17.73%) SharePoint

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (17.73%) SharePoint
2 32 (15.76%) BizTalk Server
3 30 (14.78%) IIS
4 24 (11.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 23 (11.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.46%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.97%) NServiceBus
8 3 (1.48%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.49%) Apache
Applications
1 51 (25.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (11.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 23 (11.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.97%) FTP
2 1 (0.49%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (84.73%) SQL Server
2 43 (21.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (10.84%) Big Data
5 21 (10.34%) MySQL
6 18 (8.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (7.39%) Oracle Database
8 14 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (6.40%) Oracle9i Database
10 12 (5.91%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (5.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (5.42%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.97%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (26.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (18.23%) Visual Studio
3 31 (15.27%) ReSharper
4 21 (10.34%) Moq
5 20 (9.85%) SoapUI
6 15 (7.39%) SpecFlow
6 15 (7.39%) Selenium
7 11 (5.42%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (3.45%) MSTest
8 7 (3.45%) NUnit
9 6 (2.96%) Subversion
10 5 (2.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (1.48%) Toad
12 3 (1.48%) Oracle APEX
13 1 (0.49%) MorphX
13 1 (0.49%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 30 (14.78%) Retail
2 18 (8.87%) Finance
3 17 (8.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Law
5 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 164 (80.79%) Developer
2 73 (35.96%) .NET Developer
3 66 (32.51%) Software Developer
4 48 (23.65%) Senior Developer
5 41 (20.20%) C# Developer
6 40 (19.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 28 (13.79%) Senior .NET Developer
8 25 (12.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (11.33%) SharePoint Developer
10 21 (10.34%) Software Engineer
11 19 (9.36%) C# Software Developer
12 18 (8.87%) Senior Software Developer
13 16 (7.88%) C# Software Engineer
13 16 (7.88%) .NET Software Engineer
14 14 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
15 13 (6.40%) ASP.NET Developer
16 11 (5.42%) Team Leader
16 11 (5.42%) Development Team Leader
16 11 (5.42%) Agile C# Developer
17 9 (4.43%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (96.55%) .NET
2 147 (72.41%) ASP.NET
3 97 (47.78%) .NET Framework
4 89 (43.84%) WPF
5 73 (35.96%) WinForms
6 71 (34.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 56 (27.59%) HTML
8 43 (21.18%) CSS
9 42 (20.69%) jQuery
10 35 (17.24%) REST
11 30 (14.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 30 (14.78%) Ajax
12 27 (13.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 20 (9.85%) Web Services
14 18 (8.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 16 (7.88%) KnockoutJS
15 16 (7.88%) Castle Windsor
16 14 (6.90%) XML
17 13 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
18 12 (5.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.81%) NHS
2 18 (8.87%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.48%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.99%) User Experience
5 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.49%) Replication
6 1 (0.49%) Tandem
6 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 68 (33.50%) Windows
2 15 (7.39%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.48%) UNIX
4 1 (0.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (62.56%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (50.74%) MVC
3 49 (24.14%) Scrum
3 49 (24.14%) OO
4 42 (20.69%) OOP
4 42 (20.69%) TDD
5 40 (19.70%) Software Engineering
6 36 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (15.76%) Kanban
8 25 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (11.82%) CRM
9 24 (11.82%) Dependency Injection
10 23 (11.33%) OOA/OOD
11 22 (10.84%) Analytics
12 20 (9.85%) Unit Testing
13 18 (8.87%) Multithreading
13 18 (8.87%) E-Commerce
14 16 (7.88%) Automated Testing
15 15 (7.39%) MVVM
16 14 (6.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 188 (92.61%) C#
2 125 (61.58%) SQL
3 56 (27.59%) T-SQL
4 46 (22.66%) JavaScript
5 33 (16.26%) VB.NET
6 16 (7.88%) VB
7 12 (5.91%) VB6
8 5 (2.46%) C
9 4 (1.97%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.97%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.48%) Java
11 2 (0.99%) C++
12 1 (0.49%) Perl
12 1 (0.49%) PHP
12 1 (0.49%) X++
12 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (16.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 34 (16.75%) Degree
2 23 (11.33%) MCTS
2 23 (11.33%) MCP
2 23 (11.33%) MCAD
2 23 (11.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.46%) QA
System Software
1 22 (10.84%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 108 (53.20%) Microsoft
2 50 (24.63%) Oracle
3 15 (7.39%) Apple
4 5 (2.46%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.49%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.49%) Progress
5 1 (0.49%) Avaya
5 1 (0.49%) Genesys
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