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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 44 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 16 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.72% 2.32% 3.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.38% 4.29% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 10
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
191 303 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 44.42% 54.01% 54.62%
Number of salaries quoted 161 278 189
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,500 £27,500
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 29 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 35 (97.22%) C#
2 26 (72.22%) WPF
3 24 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 24 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 24 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 22 (61.11%) Use Case
5 14 (38.89%) .NET
6 12 (33.33%) MVC
7 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
8 10 (27.78%) CSS
8 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
9 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (19.44%) jQuery
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
11 6 (16.67%) HTML
12 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
12 5 (13.89%) Entity Framework
12 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (11.11%) RESTful
13 4 (11.11%) TDD
13 4 (11.11%) SQL
13 4 (11.11%) Web Services
14 3 (8.33%) Windows
14 3 (8.33%) OOP
14 3 (8.33%) Ajax
14 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (8.33%) HTML5
14 3 (8.33%) CSS3

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 2 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.56%) ReSharper
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.78%) NUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Software Engineer
1 22 (61.11%) Senior Software Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (2.78%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (72.22%) WPF
2 14 (38.89%) .NET
3 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
4 10 (27.78%) CSS
5 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (19.44%) jQuery
7 6 (16.67%) HTML
8 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
8 5 (13.89%) Entity Framework
9 4 (11.11%) RESTful
9 4 (11.11%) Web Services
10 3 (8.33%) Ajax
10 3 (8.33%) HTML5
10 3 (8.33%) CSS3
11 2 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (5.56%) Castle Windsor
11 2 (5.56%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (5.56%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 24 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 24 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 22 (61.11%) Use Case
3 12 (33.33%) MVC
4 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) TDD
6 3 (8.33%) OOP
7 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
7 2 (5.56%) BDD
7 2 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (5.56%) Web Development
8 1 (2.78%) Scrum
8 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.78%) Line Management
8 1 (2.78%) SDLC
8 1 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) C#
2 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.78%) Facebook
2 1 (2.78%) Twitter
Leicester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago