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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 75 64 102
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +38
Permanent jobs citing WCF 112 130 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.07% 3.74% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.68% 9.80% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 101 105 55
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1291 1326 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 35.34% 38.17% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1067 1038 901
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 4 March 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Leeds

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 212 (95.50%) .NET
2 206 (92.79%) C#
3 193 (86.94%) SQL Server
4 148 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 145 (65.32%) Agile Software Development
6 138 (62.16%) SQL
7 118 (53.15%) Microsoft
8 109 (49.10%) .NET Framework
9 107 (48.20%) MVC
10 90 (40.54%) WPF
11 83 (37.39%) WinForms
12 71 (31.98%) Team Foundation Server
13 70 (31.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 69 (31.08%) Windows
15 66 (29.73%) HTML
16 65 (29.28%) T-SQL
17 58 (26.13%) TDD
18 57 (25.68%) Oracle
19 54 (24.32%) JavaScript
19 54 (24.32%) OO
20 51 (22.97%) SQL Server 2012
21 50 (22.52%) MS Excel
22 49 (22.07%) jQuery
23 48 (21.62%) Scrum
24 47 (21.17%) CSS
24 47 (21.17%) SQL Server 2008
25 46 (20.72%) OOP
26 44 (19.82%) IIS
27 43 (19.37%) SharePoint
28 42 (18.92%) Software Engineering

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 44 (19.82%) IIS
2 43 (19.37%) SharePoint
3 35 (15.77%) BizTalk Server
4 29 (13.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 28 (12.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.25%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.35%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.90%) SAS
9 1 (0.45%) Apache
Applications
1 50 (22.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (13.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.61%) Office 365
1 28 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.80%) FTP
2 1 (0.45%) CTI
2 1 (0.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (86.94%) SQL Server
2 51 (22.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 47 (21.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (13.06%) Big Data
5 25 (11.26%) MySQL
6 14 (6.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (6.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (5.86%) Oracle Database
7 13 (5.86%) Oracle9i Database
8 12 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.90%) MS Access
11 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 71 (31.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (18.92%) ReSharper
3 29 (13.06%) Visual Studio
4 27 (12.16%) SoapUI
4 27 (12.16%) Moq
5 15 (6.76%) SpecFlow
5 15 (6.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 15 (6.76%) Selenium
6 11 (4.95%) MSTest
6 11 (4.95%) NUnit
6 11 (4.95%) Subversion
7 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.45%) MorphX
General
1 34 (15.32%) Retail
2 27 (12.16%) Finance
3 17 (7.66%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 176 (79.28%) Developer
2 77 (34.68%) Software Developer
3 67 (30.18%) .NET Developer
4 60 (27.03%) Senior Developer
5 36 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (16.22%) C# Developer
6 29 (13.06%) Senior .NET Developer
7 28 (12.61%) SharePoint Developer
8 24 (10.81%) Software Engineer
9 22 (9.91%) Senior Software Developer
9 22 (9.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (9.01%) .NET Software Engineer
11 19 (8.56%) C# Software Engineer
12 18 (8.11%) C# Software Developer
13 16 (7.21%) .NET Software Developer
14 12 (5.41%) Lead Developer
14 12 (5.41%) Agile C# Developer
15 10 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
15 10 (4.50%) Team Leader
15 10 (4.50%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (95.50%) .NET
2 148 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 109 (49.10%) .NET Framework
4 90 (40.54%) WPF
5 83 (37.39%) WinForms
6 70 (31.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 66 (29.73%) HTML
8 49 (22.07%) jQuery
9 47 (21.17%) CSS
10 40 (18.02%) Ajax
11 37 (16.67%) REST
12 32 (14.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 27 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (11.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 21 (9.46%) KnockoutJS
16 20 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 18 (8.11%) Web Services
18 16 (7.21%) Castle Windsor
19 15 (6.76%) HTML5
20 13 (5.86%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.81%) NHS
2 21 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (4.95%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.35%) Tandem
5 2 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.45%) W3C
6 1 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 69 (31.08%) Windows
2 15 (6.76%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (65.32%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (48.20%) MVC
3 58 (26.13%) TDD
4 54 (24.32%) OO
5 48 (21.62%) Scrum
6 46 (20.72%) OOP
7 42 (18.92%) Software Engineering
8 38 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (13.51%) CRM
10 29 (13.06%) Analytics
11 28 (12.61%) OOA/OOD
12 26 (11.71%) Kanban
13 22 (9.91%) E-Commerce
13 22 (9.91%) Unit Testing
14 21 (9.46%) Multithreading
15 16 (7.21%) Dependency Injection
16 15 (6.76%) Automated Testing
17 14 (6.31%) RUP
17 14 (6.31%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 206 (92.79%) C#
2 138 (62.16%) SQL
3 65 (29.28%) T-SQL
4 54 (24.32%) JavaScript
5 33 (14.86%) VB.NET
6 9 (4.05%) VB
7 6 (2.70%) VB6
8 5 (2.25%) C
8 5 (2.25%) Java
9 2 (0.90%) C++
9 2 (0.90%) VBA
10 1 (0.45%) Delphi
10 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.45%) X++
Qualifications
1 40 (18.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (14.41%) Degree
3 28 (12.61%) MCTS
3 28 (12.61%) MCP
3 28 (12.61%) MCAD
3 28 (12.61%) MCSD
4 4 (1.80%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.95%) QA
System Software
1 29 (13.06%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) SCCM
1 1 (0.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 118 (53.15%) Microsoft
2 57 (25.68%) Oracle
3 15 (6.76%) Apple
4 5 (2.25%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.90%) Alterian
6 1 (0.45%) Avaya
6 1 (0.45%) Genesys
6 1 (0.45%) LexisNexis
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Exciting projects & career development!
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
WebAnyWhere
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago