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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 37 46 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Permanent jobs citing WCF 17 40 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.49% 6.99% 12.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.94% 11.59% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 36 41
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
171 345 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 45.12% 60.31% 55.32%
Number of salaries quoted 157 302 174
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,200 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Leicester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 34 (97.14%) C#
2 27 (77.14%) .NET
3 25 (71.43%) .NET Framework
4 24 (68.57%) JavaScript
5 23 (65.71%) jQuery
6 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET
7 19 (54.29%) CSS
8 17 (48.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (45.71%) JSON
10 15 (42.86%) MVC
11 14 (40.00%) WPF
12 12 (34.29%) E-Commerce
12 12 (34.29%) HTML
12 12 (34.29%) SQL
13 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (31.43%) TDD
14 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (28.57%) HTML5
14 10 (28.57%) RESTful
14 10 (28.57%) REST
14 10 (28.57%) SOAP
15 9 (25.71%) CSS3
15 9 (25.71%) Razor View Engine
15 9 (25.71%) Dependency Injection
15 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (22.86%) Automated Testing
16 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
16 8 (22.86%) Use Case

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (2.86%) CMS
1 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Hudson
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (17.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) .NET Developer
3 10 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Senior C# Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Senior .NET Developer
4 9 (25.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (25.71%) C# Developer
4 9 (25.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (22.86%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (22.86%) Web Developer
5 8 (22.86%) Software Engineer
6 6 (17.14%) SQL Developer
6 6 (17.14%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Junior
7 2 (5.71%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Junior Web Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (77.14%) .NET
2 25 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 23 (65.71%) jQuery
4 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 19 (54.29%) CSS
6 17 (48.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (45.71%) JSON
8 14 (40.00%) WPF
9 12 (34.29%) HTML
10 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (28.57%) HTML5
11 10 (28.57%) RESTful
11 10 (28.57%) REST
11 10 (28.57%) SOAP
12 9 (25.71%) CSS3
12 9 (25.71%) Razor View Engine
12 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (22.86%) XML
13 8 (22.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) MVC
3 12 (34.29%) E-Commerce
4 11 (31.43%) TDD
5 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (25.71%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (22.86%) Automated Testing
7 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
7 8 (22.86%) Use Case
7 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
8 7 (20.00%) Web Development
9 6 (17.14%) CRM
9 6 (17.14%) Workflow
10 3 (8.57%) Scrum
11 2 (5.71%) Extreme Programming
11 2 (5.71%) UML
11 2 (5.71%) OOP
12 1 (2.86%) BDD
12 1 (2.86%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) C#
2 24 (68.57%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
4 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.71%) VB6
5 2 (5.71%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Twitter
3 1 (2.86%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.86%) Facebook