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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 79 90 94
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 106 90 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.17% 2.77% 2.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.93% 7.16% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 85 59 65
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1187 1257 1204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 35.51% 38.74% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1039 1072
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Leeds

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 201 (97.57%) .NET
2 188 (91.26%) C#
3 166 (80.58%) SQL Server
4 157 (76.21%) ASP.NET
5 120 (58.25%) SQL
5 120 (58.25%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (52.43%) MVC
7 105 (50.97%) Microsoft
8 92 (44.66%) WPF
9 90 (43.69%) .NET Framework
10 75 (36.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 70 (33.98%) Windows
12 69 (33.50%) WinForms
13 56 (27.18%) MS Excel
14 55 (26.70%) HTML
15 48 (23.30%) T-SQL
15 48 (23.30%) Scrum
16 47 (22.82%) jQuery
17 45 (21.84%) OO
17 45 (21.84%) SQL Server 2012
18 43 (20.87%) Team Foundation Server
19 42 (20.39%) CSS
19 42 (20.39%) TDD
20 41 (19.90%) JavaScript
20 41 (19.90%) OOP
21 40 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
22 39 (18.93%) Visual Studio
22 39 (18.93%) Degree
22 39 (18.93%) Kanban
23 38 (18.45%) Oracle

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 30 (14.56%) BizTalk Server
2 29 (14.08%) SharePoint
3 23 (11.17%) IIS
4 19 (9.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 18 (8.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (3.88%) NServiceBus
7 5 (2.43%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 56 (27.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (10.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (8.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.49%) FTP
1 1 (0.49%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (80.58%) SQL Server
2 45 (21.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 34 (16.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (8.74%) MySQL
5 17 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (8.25%) Big Data
6 14 (6.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (6.31%) Relational Database
8 12 (5.83%) Oracle Database
9 10 (4.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (4.85%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (4.85%) Oracle9i Database
10 7 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.94%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (20.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (18.93%) Visual Studio
3 27 (13.11%) ReSharper
4 20 (9.71%) SpecFlow
5 19 (9.22%) Selenium
5 19 (9.22%) Moq
6 15 (7.28%) SoapUI
7 12 (5.83%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (3.40%) MSTest
8 7 (3.40%) NUnit
9 5 (2.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.94%) Subversion
10 4 (1.94%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (1.46%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.46%) Toad
12 1 (0.49%) MorphX
12 1 (0.49%) MSBuild
General
1 29 (14.08%) Retail
2 19 (9.22%) Finance
3 17 (8.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.97%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Back Office
5 1 (0.49%) Law
5 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 172 (83.50%) Developer
2 80 (38.83%) .NET Developer
3 67 (32.52%) Software Developer
4 44 (21.36%) C# Developer
5 43 (20.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 38 (18.45%) Senior Developer
7 28 (13.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (11.65%) Senior .NET Developer
9 19 (9.22%) Software Engineer
10 18 (8.74%) ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (8.74%) SharePoint Developer
11 17 (8.25%) C# Software Developer
12 15 (7.28%) Senior Software Developer
13 14 (6.80%) C# Software Engineer
13 14 (6.80%) .NET Software Engineer
14 11 (5.34%) .NET Software Developer
14 11 (5.34%) Team Leader
14 11 (5.34%) Development Team Leader
15 10 (4.85%) .NET Team Leader
16 9 (4.37%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (97.57%) .NET
2 157 (76.21%) ASP.NET
3 92 (44.66%) WPF
4 90 (43.69%) .NET Framework
5 75 (36.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 69 (33.50%) WinForms
7 55 (26.70%) HTML
8 47 (22.82%) jQuery
9 42 (20.39%) CSS
10 32 (15.53%) REST
11 30 (14.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 27 (13.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 25 (12.14%) Web Services
14 24 (11.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 22 (10.68%) Ajax
16 17 (8.25%) XML
17 16 (7.77%) Castle Windsor
17 16 (7.77%) HTML5
17 16 (7.77%) KnockoutJS
18 14 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.59%) NHS
2 14 (6.80%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.40%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (2.43%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.94%) Tandem
6 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.97%) User Experience
7 1 (0.49%) Replication
7 1 (0.49%) W3C
7 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 70 (33.98%) Windows
2 15 (7.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (58.25%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (52.43%) MVC
3 48 (23.30%) Scrum
4 45 (21.84%) OO
5 42 (20.39%) TDD
6 41 (19.90%) OOP
7 40 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (18.93%) Kanban
9 34 (16.50%) Software Engineering
10 29 (14.08%) Dependency Injection
11 22 (10.68%) MVVM
11 22 (10.68%) CRM
12 20 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (9.71%) Unit Testing
13 18 (8.74%) E-Commerce
13 18 (8.74%) OOA/OOD
14 17 (8.25%) Web Development
14 17 (8.25%) Automated Testing
14 17 (8.25%) Analytics
15 14 (6.80%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 188 (91.26%) C#
2 120 (58.25%) SQL
3 48 (23.30%) T-SQL
4 41 (19.90%) JavaScript
5 37 (17.96%) VB.NET
6 19 (9.22%) VB
7 17 (8.25%) VB6
8 8 (3.88%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.43%) C
10 3 (1.46%) Java
10 3 (1.46%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.97%) C++
12 1 (0.49%) Perl
12 1 (0.49%) PHP
12 1 (0.49%) X++
12 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (18.93%) Degree
2 28 (13.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (8.74%) MCTS
3 18 (8.74%) MCP
3 18 (8.74%) MCAD
3 18 (8.74%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 18 (8.74%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 105 (50.97%) Microsoft
2 38 (18.45%) Oracle
3 15 (7.28%) Apple
4 5 (2.43%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.49%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.49%) Progress
5 1 (0.49%) Cisco
5 1 (0.49%) Avaya
5 1 (0.49%) Genesys
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