The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 42 62 44
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 18 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.11% 2.59% 4.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.78% 4.97% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 19
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +50.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WCF
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
205 302 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 46.80% 52.07% 49.30%
Number of salaries quoted 167 277 188
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

WCF
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Leicester region.

WCF Salary Trend in Leicester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 37 (97.37%) C#
2 28 (73.68%) WPF
3 25 (65.79%) Unit Testing
3 25 (65.79%) Automated Testing
3 25 (65.79%) Software Engineering
3 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
4 23 (60.53%) Use Case
5 15 (39.47%) .NET
6 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
7 12 (31.58%) CSS
7 12 (31.58%) MVC
8 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
9 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (26.32%) jQuery
10 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (21.05%) Entity Framework
11 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
12 6 (15.79%) HTML
12 6 (15.79%) RESTful
13 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (13.16%) SQL
13 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
14 4 (10.53%) Web Services
14 4 (10.53%) TDD
14 4 (10.53%) REST
15 3 (7.89%) CSS3
15 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (7.89%) HTML5
15 3 (7.89%) JSON

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.63%) CMS
1 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) ReSharper
2 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.63%) Hudson
3 1 (2.63%) NUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Software Engineer
1 23 (60.53%) Senior Software Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Developer
3 11 (28.95%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 6 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.26%) Programmer
7 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (73.68%) WPF
2 15 (39.47%) .NET
3 12 (31.58%) CSS
4 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
5 10 (26.32%) jQuery
6 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (21.05%) Entity Framework
7 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
8 6 (15.79%) HTML
8 6 (15.79%) RESTful
9 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (10.53%) Web Services
10 4 (10.53%) REST
11 3 (7.89%) CSS3
11 3 (7.89%) HTML5
11 3 (7.89%) JSON
11 3 (7.89%) Ajax
11 3 (7.89%) WinForms
11 3 (7.89%) LINQ
12 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Unit Testing
1 25 (65.79%) Automated Testing
1 25 (65.79%) Software Engineering
2 23 (60.53%) Use Case
3 12 (31.58%) MVC
4 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.53%) TDD
6 3 (7.89%) OOP
6 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.26%) Web Development
7 2 (5.26%) BDD
7 2 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (2.63%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.63%) Line Management
8 1 (2.63%) Scrum
8 1 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) C#
2 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.16%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Twitter
3 1 (2.63%) Facebook
3 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.63%) EPiServer
Leicester, Leicestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago