The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 47 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 13 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.12% 5.29% 5.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.57% 11.23% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 6
Median salary £42,500 £42,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +12.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,850 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £42,650 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
198 187 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 47.48% 47.10% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 192 176 141
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

WCF Salary Histogram in Leicester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for WCF.

1 35 (100.00%) C#
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
1 35 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 35 (100.00%) MVC
1 35 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 27 (77.14%) SQL Server
3 26 (74.29%) HTML
4 25 (71.43%) jQuery
5 23 (65.71%) CSS
6 18 (51.43%) .NET Framework
7 17 (48.57%) HTML5
8 16 (45.71%) Visual Studio
9 15 (42.86%) ADO.NET
9 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
9 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (40.00%) User Experience
10 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (37.14%) Entity Framework
12 11 (31.43%) TDD
12 11 (31.43%) SQL
13 10 (28.57%) LINQ
14 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
14 9 (25.71%) Marketing
14 9 (25.71%) OO
14 9 (25.71%) OOD
14 9 (25.71%) API Integration
14 9 (25.71%) CSS3
14 9 (25.71%) Razor View Engine

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (77.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (8.57%) NUnit
4 2 (5.71%) Selenium
5 1 (2.86%) MSTest
General
1 9 (25.71%) Marketing
2 8 (22.86%) Games
3 5 (14.29%) Aerospace
3 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 24 (68.57%) .NET Developer
3 19 (54.29%) C# Developer
4 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 16 (45.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (45.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (34.29%) HTML Developer
6 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 9 (25.71%) HTML CSS Developer
7 9 (25.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (22.86%) Digital Developer
9 5 (14.29%) Architect
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Developer
9 5 (14.29%) Technical Architect
10 3 (8.57%) C# WPF Developer
10 3 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
10 3 (8.57%) WPF Developer
11 2 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
11 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
1 35 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 35 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 26 (74.29%) HTML
3 25 (71.43%) jQuery
4 23 (65.71%) CSS
5 18 (51.43%) .NET Framework
6 17 (48.57%) HTML5
7 15 (42.86%) ADO.NET
7 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 14 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (37.14%) Entity Framework
10 10 (28.57%) LINQ
11 9 (25.71%) CSS3
11 9 (25.71%) Razor View Engine
12 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 8 (22.86%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (22.86%) Ninject
12 8 (22.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) User Experience
2 8 (22.86%) iPhone
2 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
3 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) MVC
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) TDD
4 9 (25.71%) API Integration
4 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
4 9 (25.71%) OO
4 9 (25.71%) OOD
4 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
5 8 (22.86%) Dependency Injection
5 8 (22.86%) Domain-Driven Design
5 8 (22.86%) Web Application Development
6 7 (20.00%) MVVM
7 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
8 5 (14.29%) UML
9 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.57%) Workflow
10 2 (5.71%) CQRS
10 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (31.43%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
5 5 (14.29%) C++
5 5 (14.29%) Java
6 3 (8.57%) XAML
7 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Google
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Telerik
3 1 (2.86%) Twitter