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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 45 51 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Permanent jobs citing WCF 4 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.24% 3.83% 2.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.99% 8.37% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 15
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
134 203 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 41.49% 45.72% 52.32%
Number of salaries quoted 126 165 279
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
3 22 (88.00%) MVC
3 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET
5 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (56.00%) Node.js
6 14 (56.00%) TDD
6 14 (56.00%) Web Application Development
6 14 (56.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 13 (52.00%) CSS
8 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
8 12 (48.00%) Streaming Music
8 12 (48.00%) Ninject
8 12 (48.00%) Dependency Injection
8 12 (48.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 12 (48.00%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
9 9 (36.00%) Web Services
10 8 (32.00%) HTML
11 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
11 7 (28.00%) Web Development
11 7 (28.00%) RESTful
11 7 (28.00%) CSS3
11 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (20.00%) Degree
12 5 (20.00%) Computer Science

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (56.00%) Node.js
2 5 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (56.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 17 (68.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (48.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (28.00%) C# Web Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Web Developer
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Mobile Web Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 13 (52.00%) CSS
6 12 (48.00%) KnockoutJS
6 12 (48.00%) Ninject
7 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (36.00%) Web Services
8 8 (32.00%) HTML
9 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (28.00%) CSS3
9 7 (28.00%) RESTful
10 5 (20.00%) jQuery
11 3 (12.00%) Ajax
11 3 (12.00%) JSON
11 3 (12.00%) WinForms
11 3 (12.00%) XML
12 2 (8.00%) XHTML
12 2 (8.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Streaming Music
2 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (88.00%) MVC
2 14 (56.00%) TDD
2 14 (56.00%) Web Application Development
3 12 (48.00%) Dependency Injection
3 12 (48.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (28.00%) Web Development
5 3 (12.00%) UML
6 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) CRM
6 2 (8.00%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (4.00%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
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