The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 59 77 74
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 155 81 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.03% 2.87% 3.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.26% 7.74% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 137 70 69
Average salary £39,500 £32,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.61% -12.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,680 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1377 1046 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 35.80% 37.11% 48.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 879 1094
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
West Yorkshire

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 16 April 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Leeds

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 254 (100.00%) .NET
2 234 (92.13%) C#
3 209 (82.28%) ASP.NET
4 184 (72.44%) SQL Server
5 124 (48.82%) MVC
6 107 (42.13%) WPF
7 105 (41.34%) SQL
8 101 (39.76%) Windows
9 96 (37.80%) Microsoft
9 96 (37.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 95 (37.40%) .NET Framework
11 90 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
12 76 (29.92%) Scrum
13 75 (29.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 67 (26.38%) JavaScript
15 66 (25.98%) jQuery
16 57 (22.44%) OO
17 54 (21.26%) WinForms
17 54 (21.26%) TDD
18 51 (20.08%) Team Foundation Server
18 51 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
18 51 (20.08%) Visual Studio
19 49 (19.29%) HTML
20 45 (17.72%) VB.NET
20 45 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 45 (17.72%) Unit Testing
21 44 (17.32%) MVVM
22 39 (15.35%) LINQ
23 38 (14.96%) SQL Server 2012
23 38 (14.96%) CSS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 16 (6.30%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (5.51%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.76%) IIS
4 2 (0.79%) Tuxedo
4 2 (0.79%) CMS
5 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (12.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.79%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.18%) VoIP
1 3 (1.18%) CTI
2 1 (0.39%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (72.44%) SQL Server
2 38 (14.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 34 (13.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 33 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.36%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (20.08%) Visual Studio
1 51 (20.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (12.60%) NUnit
3 28 (11.02%) MSTest
4 13 (5.12%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (4.72%) Moq
6 5 (1.97%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.97%) Selenium
6 5 (1.97%) FitNesse
6 5 (1.97%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.79%) JIRA
7 2 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.79%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.79%) Toad
7 2 (0.79%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.39%) Subversion
8 1 (0.39%) MSBuild
General
1 38 (14.96%) Finance
2 10 (3.94%) Retail
3 8 (3.15%) Banking
4 7 (2.76%) Legal
5 5 (1.97%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 218 (85.83%) Developer
2 155 (61.02%) .NET Developer
3 101 (39.76%) C# Developer
4 90 (35.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 56 (22.05%) Senior Developer
6 34 (13.39%) Senior .NET Developer
7 29 (11.42%) Web Developer
8 27 (10.63%) Software Developer
8 27 (10.63%) Senior C# Developer
9 26 (10.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 24 (9.45%) ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (7.09%) Lead Developer
12 14 (5.51%) Software Engineer
12 14 (5.51%) Senior Web Developer
13 12 (4.72%) C# Software Engineer
14 10 (3.94%) Development Manager
15 9 (3.54%) Web Applications Developer
15 9 (3.54%) Applications Developer
15 9 (3.54%) .NET Software Engineer
16 8 (3.15%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (100.00%) .NET
2 209 (82.28%) ASP.NET
3 107 (42.13%) WPF
4 96 (37.80%) ASP.NET MVC
5 95 (37.40%) .NET Framework
6 75 (29.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 66 (25.98%) jQuery
8 54 (21.26%) WinForms
9 49 (19.29%) HTML
10 45 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 39 (15.35%) LINQ
12 38 (14.96%) CSS
13 35 (13.78%) Web Services
14 25 (9.84%) XML
15 24 (9.45%) Silverlight
16 21 (8.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 13 (5.12%) Razor View Engine
17 13 (5.12%) Castle Windsor
18 12 (4.72%) Ninject
18 12 (4.72%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.45%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (4.72%) Tandem
2 12 (4.72%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.72%) Inversion of Control
3 11 (4.33%) Mathematics
3 11 (4.33%) NHS
3 11 (4.33%) DTV
4 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.39%) GIS
5 1 (0.39%) IVR
5 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 101 (39.76%) Windows
2 7 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (48.82%) MVC
2 90 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (29.92%) Scrum
4 57 (22.44%) OO
5 54 (21.26%) TDD
6 51 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (17.72%) Unit Testing
8 44 (17.32%) MVVM
9 37 (14.57%) Kanban
10 36 (14.17%) Dependency Injection
11 33 (12.99%) Web Development
12 27 (10.63%) Software Engineering
13 20 (7.87%) OOP
14 18 (7.09%) BDD
15 16 (6.30%) Root Cause Analysis
15 16 (6.30%) Incident Management
15 16 (6.30%) Multithreading
15 16 (6.30%) Performance Testing
15 16 (6.30%) RUP
15 16 (6.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 234 (92.13%) C#
2 105 (41.34%) SQL
3 67 (26.38%) JavaScript
4 45 (17.72%) VB.NET
5 35 (13.78%) T-SQL
6 18 (7.09%) Java
6 18 (7.09%) VB
7 11 (4.33%) VB6
8 10 (3.94%) C++
9 6 (2.36%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 4 (1.57%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.18%) C
12 2 (0.79%) COBOL
12 2 (0.79%) VBScript
13 1 (0.39%) PHP
13 1 (0.39%) XAML
13 1 (0.39%) F#
Qualifications
1 33 (12.99%) Degree
2 6 (2.36%) ISEB
3 5 (1.97%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (1.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.79%) MCTS
6 1 (0.39%) MBCS
6 1 (0.39%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.39%) MCP
6 1 (0.39%) MCAD
6 1 (0.39%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.42%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.39%) TickIT
Vendors
1 96 (37.80%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.63%) Oracle
3 3 (1.18%) Cisco
3 3 (1.18%) Avaya
3 3 (1.18%) Mitel
4 2 (0.79%) Micro Focus
4 2 (0.79%) Infragistics
4 2 (0.79%) Perforce
5 1 (0.39%) SAP
5 1 (0.39%) Metastorm
5 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
Leeds
Modis International - London
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus pension, holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Healthcare, Bonus, Gym, Perks
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hudson - London
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per Annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago