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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 84 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 82 138 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.51% 3.73% 3.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.59% 10.62% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 62 127 75
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,100 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £39,000
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
1244 1300 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 38.08% 35.12% 40.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 1094 843
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 27 May 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Leeds

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 186 (97.38%) .NET
2 168 (87.96%) C#
3 145 (75.92%) SQL Server
4 131 (68.59%) Agile Software Development
5 118 (61.78%) SQL
6 115 (60.21%) ASP.NET
7 102 (53.40%) MVC
8 93 (48.69%) .NET Framework
9 79 (41.36%) Microsoft
10 71 (37.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 68 (35.60%) HTML
12 63 (32.98%) JavaScript
13 61 (31.94%) T-SQL
14 60 (31.41%) WinForms
15 58 (30.37%) WPF
16 57 (29.84%) ASP.NET MVC
17 56 (29.32%) TDD
18 55 (28.80%) Oracle
19 49 (25.65%) Software Engineering
20 46 (24.08%) Windows
21 44 (23.04%) Visual Studio
22 41 (21.47%) jQuery
23 40 (20.94%) BizTalk Server
24 39 (20.42%) IIS
25 38 (19.90%) CSS
26 36 (18.85%) Ajax
27 34 (17.80%) Entity Framework
27 34 (17.80%) SQL Server 2012
27 34 (17.80%) Finance
28 32 (16.75%) OOP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 40 (20.94%) BizTalk Server
2 39 (20.42%) IIS
3 29 (15.18%) SharePoint
4 14 (7.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (7.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.05%) SAS
6 1 (0.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.52%) CMS
6 1 (0.52%) Drupal
6 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (16.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (8.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) FTP
1 6 (3.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (75.92%) SQL Server
2 34 (17.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (15.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (12.04%) MySQL
5 18 (9.42%) Big Data
6 13 (6.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (3.66%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (3.66%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.14%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (3.14%) SQLite
9 2 (1.05%) MS Access
9 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 71 (37.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (23.04%) Visual Studio
3 28 (14.66%) ReSharper
4 18 (9.42%) Moq
4 18 (9.42%) SoapUI
5 16 (8.38%) Subversion
6 14 (7.33%) MSTest
6 14 (7.33%) NUnit
7 10 (5.24%) Selenium
7 10 (5.24%) SpecFlow
7 10 (5.24%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.05%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.05%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 34 (17.80%) Finance
2 28 (14.66%) Retail
3 16 (8.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.14%) Games
5 3 (1.57%) Legal
6 2 (1.05%) Local Government
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 152 (79.58%) Developer
2 73 (38.22%) .NET Developer
3 60 (31.41%) Senior Developer
4 55 (28.80%) Software Developer
5 32 (16.75%) Senior .NET Developer
6 20 (10.47%) C# Developer
7 19 (9.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (8.38%) .NET Software Developer
9 14 (7.33%) Senior Software Developer
9 14 (7.33%) SharePoint Developer
10 12 (6.28%) Software Engineer
11 10 (5.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (5.24%) C# Software Developer
11 10 (5.24%) .NET Software Engineer
12 8 (4.19%) Lead Developer
13 7 (3.66%) C# Software Engineer
13 7 (3.66%) Junior
13 7 (3.66%) Junior Developer
13 7 (3.66%) Junior Software Developer
14 6 (3.14%) Senior Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (97.38%) .NET
2 115 (60.21%) ASP.NET
3 93 (48.69%) .NET Framework
4 68 (35.60%) HTML
5 60 (31.41%) WinForms
6 58 (30.37%) WPF
7 57 (29.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (21.47%) jQuery
9 38 (19.90%) CSS
10 36 (18.85%) Ajax
11 34 (17.80%) Entity Framework
12 27 (14.14%) REST
13 25 (13.09%) LINQ
14 24 (12.57%) Web Services
14 24 (12.57%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 21 (10.99%) HTML5
16 21 (10.99%) XML
17 17 (8.90%) NHibernate
18 16 (8.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.42%) Private Cloud
2 16 (8.38%) NHS
3 14 (7.33%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.19%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.14%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.14%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.62%) Animation
8 4 (2.09%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (2.09%) Tandem
8 4 (2.09%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.05%) EFT
9 2 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 46 (24.08%) Windows
2 13 (6.81%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.71%) Android
4 6 (3.14%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (2.09%) UNIX
6 2 (1.05%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (68.59%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (53.40%) MVC
3 56 (29.32%) TDD
4 49 (25.65%) Software Engineering
5 32 (16.75%) OOP
6 29 (15.18%) Scrum
7 27 (14.14%) OO
7 27 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (12.04%) CRM
9 18 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (9.42%) Analytics
10 17 (8.90%) BDD
11 15 (7.85%) OOA/OOD
12 14 (7.33%) E-Commerce
12 14 (7.33%) Migration
12 14 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (7.33%) Unit Testing
13 12 (6.28%) Data Analysis
13 12 (6.28%) Refactoring
13 12 (6.28%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 168 (87.96%) C#
2 118 (61.78%) SQL
3 63 (32.98%) JavaScript
4 61 (31.94%) T-SQL
5 23 (12.04%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.14%) C++
7 4 (2.09%) VB
7 4 (2.09%) Java
8 3 (1.57%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.05%) VBA
10 1 (0.52%) VB6
10 1 (0.52%) Delphi
10 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (10.47%) Degree
3 15 (7.85%) MCTS
4 14 (7.33%) MCP
4 14 (7.33%) MCAD
4 14 (7.33%) MCSD
5 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.24%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (9.42%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.62%) UAG
2 5 (2.62%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.62%) SCCM
1 5 (2.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 79 (41.36%) Microsoft
2 55 (28.80%) Oracle
3 12 (6.28%) Apple
4 6 (3.14%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.05%) Alterian
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