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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 64 87 63
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -24
Permanent jobs citing WCF 122 99 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.79% 2.81% 4.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.06% 7.96% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 109 85 143
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
1213 1243 1354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 37.68% 35.32% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1024 1119
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Leeds

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 246 (94.98%) C#
2 240 (92.66%) .NET
3 192 (74.13%) SQL Server
4 161 (62.16%) ASP.NET
5 136 (52.51%) Agile Software Development
6 133 (51.35%) MVC
7 103 (39.77%) JavaScript
8 101 (39.00%) SQL
9 89 (34.36%) Microsoft
10 86 (33.20%) HTML
10 86 (33.20%) Web Services
11 85 (32.82%) T-SQL
12 83 (32.05%) Visual Studio
13 80 (30.89%) .NET Framework
14 75 (28.96%) Finance
15 70 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC
16 69 (26.64%) ASP.NET Web API
17 58 (22.39%) Microsoft Azure
18 56 (21.62%) MS Excel
19 54 (20.85%) Team Foundation Server
19 54 (20.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 49 (18.92%) jQuery
21 45 (17.37%) WPF
22 44 (16.99%) SOA
23 43 (16.60%) Oracle
23 43 (16.60%) XSLT
23 43 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
23 43 (16.60%) Entity Framework
24 42 (16.22%) OO
24 42 (16.22%) NUnit

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 34 (13.13%) SharePoint
2 20 (7.72%) IIS
2 20 (7.72%) Node.js
3 13 (5.02%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.39%) Apache
5 1 (0.39%) CMS
5 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 56 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.93%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 58 (22.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.41%) PaaS
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) FTP
2 1 (0.39%) Intranet
2 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (74.13%) SQL Server
2 54 (20.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (11.58%) MySQL
4 24 (9.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (8.49%) SQL Server 2014
6 19 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.93%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.16%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.16%) RavenDB
9 3 (1.16%) Redis
10 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.39%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 83 (32.05%) Visual Studio
2 54 (20.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (16.22%) NUnit
4 40 (15.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 38 (14.67%) MSTest
6 13 (5.02%) ReSharper
7 12 (4.63%) JIRA
7 12 (4.63%) MSBuild
7 12 (4.63%) Selenium
7 12 (4.63%) SoapUI
7 12 (4.63%) SpecFlow
7 12 (4.63%) Toad
8 8 (3.09%) Subversion
9 7 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.39%) NCrunch
11 1 (0.39%) StyleCop
General
1 75 (28.96%) Finance
2 7 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 2 (0.77%) Legal
3 2 (0.77%) Retail
4 1 (0.39%) Back Office
4 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 207 (79.92%) Developer
2 150 (57.92%) .NET Developer
3 137 (52.90%) C# Developer
4 104 (40.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 64 (24.71%) SQL Developer
6 50 (19.31%) SQL Server Developer
7 48 (18.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 48 (18.53%) Software Developer
8 45 (17.37%) C# Software Developer
9 38 (14.67%) Web Developer
10 36 (13.90%) .NET Web Developer
10 36 (13.90%) C# Web Developer
11 32 (12.36%) ASP.NET Developer
11 32 (12.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 32 (12.36%) Lead Developer
12 31 (11.97%) Software Engineer
13 30 (11.58%) Senior Developer
14 29 (11.20%) Senior .NET Developer
15 27 (10.42%) .NET Software Engineer
15 27 (10.42%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (92.66%) .NET
2 161 (62.16%) ASP.NET
3 86 (33.20%) HTML
3 86 (33.20%) Web Services
4 80 (30.89%) .NET Framework
5 70 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 69 (26.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 49 (18.92%) jQuery
8 45 (17.37%) WPF
9 43 (16.60%) Entity Framework
9 43 (16.60%) XSLT
10 40 (15.44%) CSS
11 38 (14.67%) XML
12 34 (13.13%) LINQ
12 34 (13.13%) RESTful
13 31 (11.97%) Silverlight
14 29 (11.20%) SOAP
14 29 (11.20%) WF
15 24 (9.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 24 (9.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.56%) Streaming Music
3 15 (5.79%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.86%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (2.32%) EFT
6 3 (1.16%) iPad
7 2 (0.77%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.39%) Replication
8 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.02%) Windows
2 6 (2.32%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.39%) Android
4 1 (0.39%) Linux
4 1 (0.39%) Unix
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (52.51%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (51.35%) MVC
3 44 (16.99%) SOA
4 43 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (16.22%) OO
6 39 (15.06%) Web Development
7 38 (14.67%) DSDM
8 36 (13.90%) TDD
9 35 (13.51%) Software Engineering
10 31 (11.97%) Automated Testing
10 31 (11.97%) Scrum
11 30 (11.58%) DevOps
12 29 (11.20%) Dependency Injection
13 28 (10.81%) MVVM
13 28 (10.81%) UML
14 27 (10.42%) Service Delivery
15 26 (10.04%) RUP
15 26 (10.04%) Use Case
16 25 (9.65%) Unit Testing
17 24 (9.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 246 (94.98%) C#
2 103 (39.77%) JavaScript
3 101 (39.00%) SQL
4 85 (32.82%) T-SQL
5 40 (15.44%) PowerShell
6 38 (14.67%) PL/SQL
7 35 (13.51%) Java
8 29 (11.20%) VB.NET
9 26 (10.04%) C++
10 17 (6.56%) VB
11 12 (4.63%) VB6
12 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (6.18%) Degree
2 13 (5.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.86%) MCTS
4 1 (0.39%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 89 (34.36%) Microsoft
2 43 (16.60%) Oracle
3 8 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.16%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.77%) Telerik
6 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.39%) OpenText
6 1 (0.39%) Tableau
6 1 (0.39%) Unisys
6 1 (0.39%) Xamarin
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Innovative team, city centre
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Manifestly Important
Salary: Up to £53,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago