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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 38 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 15 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.69% 4.74% 4.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.20% 11.40% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 16
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
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
163 193 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 40.15% 41.59% 52.02%
Number of salaries quoted 132 172 176
Average salary £34,500 £37,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +3.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,600 £45,000
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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Leicester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (67.74%) .NET
2 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET
3 20 (64.52%) MVC
4 19 (61.29%) SQL Server
5 18 (58.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (45.16%) TDD
7 14 (45.16%) Streaming Music
7 14 (45.16%) Dependency Injection
7 14 (45.16%) Domain-Driven Design
7 14 (45.16%) Node.js
7 14 (45.16%) KnockoutJS
7 14 (45.16%) Web Application Development
7 14 (45.16%) Ninject
8 12 (38.71%) WPF
9 10 (32.26%) Use Case
9 10 (32.26%) Automated Testing
9 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
9 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
9 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
10 6 (19.35%) CSS
11 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
11 4 (12.90%) HTML
11 4 (12.90%) XML
11 4 (12.90%) jQuery
11 4 (12.90%) Ajax
12 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
12 3 (9.68%) Web Services
12 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (45.16%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (61.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
1 17 (54.84%) .NET Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Software Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (6.45%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 2 (6.45%) .NET Programmer
3 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst Programmer
3 2 (6.45%) Architect
3 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
3 2 (6.45%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (6.45%) Programmer
3 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) .NET
1 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET
2 18 (58.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (45.16%) Ninject
3 14 (45.16%) KnockoutJS
4 12 (38.71%) WPF
5 6 (19.35%) CSS
6 4 (12.90%) XML
6 4 (12.90%) Ajax
6 4 (12.90%) jQuery
6 4 (12.90%) HTML
7 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
7 3 (9.68%) Web Services
8 2 (6.45%) JSON
8 2 (6.45%) WinForms
8 2 (6.45%) RESTful
8 2 (6.45%) LINQ
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
8 2 (6.45%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Streaming Music
2 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) MVC
2 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) TDD
3 14 (45.16%) Domain-Driven Design
3 14 (45.16%) Dependency Injection
3 14 (45.16%) Web Application Development
4 10 (32.26%) Automated Testing
4 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
4 10 (32.26%) Use Case
4 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.45%) UML
6 1 (3.23%) OOP
6 1 (3.23%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.23%) SOA
6 1 (3.23%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (3.23%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (3.23%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) C++
4 2 (6.45%) Java
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
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