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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 41 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 15 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.55% 2.75% 4.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.72% 5.59% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 14
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
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
172 286 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 40.66% 49.14% 53.56%
Number of salaries quoted 144 267 164
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Leicester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 19 (61.29%) WPF
3 17 (54.84%) Unit Testing
3 17 (54.84%) Automated Testing
3 17 (54.84%) Software Engineering
3 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 16 (51.61%) .NET
5 15 (48.39%) Use Case
6 14 (45.16%) MVC
6 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
7 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
10 8 (25.81%) CSS
11 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
12 6 (19.35%) TDD
12 6 (19.35%) Streaming Music
12 6 (19.35%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (19.35%) Domain-Driven Design
12 6 (19.35%) Node.js
12 6 (19.35%) jQuery
12 6 (19.35%) Ninject
12 6 (19.35%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (19.35%) Web Application Development
13 4 (12.90%) SQL
13 4 (12.90%) HTML
14 3 (9.68%) XML
14 3 (9.68%) Ajax
14 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (19.35%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Software Engineer
1 15 (48.39%) Senior Software Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) .NET Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
3 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) WPF
2 16 (51.61%) .NET
3 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
4 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (25.81%) CSS
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
6 6 (19.35%) Ninject
6 6 (19.35%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (12.90%) HTML
8 3 (9.68%) XML
8 3 (9.68%) Ajax
9 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.45%) WinForms
9 2 (6.45%) Web Services
9 2 (6.45%) RESTful
9 2 (6.45%) LINQ
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
9 2 (6.45%) Castle Windsor
10 1 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Automated Testing
1 17 (54.84%) Software Engineering
1 17 (54.84%) Unit Testing
2 15 (48.39%) Use Case
3 14 (45.16%) MVC
4 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) TDD
5 6 (19.35%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (19.35%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (19.35%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.23%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (3.23%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (3.23%) SDLC
6 1 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.23%) Scrum
6 1 (3.23%) UML
6 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) Java
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
Leicester, Leicestershire
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