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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 40 63 26
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -37
Permanent jobs citing WCF 18 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.62% 2.41% 9.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.61% 4.04% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 31
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
155 272 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 39.74% 59.52% 53.75%
Number of salaries quoted 139 255 140
Average salary £41,000 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.32% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £40,500
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 24 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Leicester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (100.00%) C#
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (79.41%) ASP.NET
3 23 (67.65%) JavaScript
3 23 (67.65%) .NET Framework
4 22 (64.71%) jQuery
5 21 (61.76%) MVC
6 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (52.94%) CSS
8 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (44.12%) TDD
11 14 (41.18%) SQL
11 14 (41.18%) Dependency Injection
11 14 (41.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (38.24%) JSON
13 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
13 12 (35.29%) Razor View Engine
13 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (32.35%) HTML
15 10 (29.41%) VB.NET
16 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
16 9 (26.47%) CSS3
16 9 (26.47%) HTML5
17 8 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
17 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 8 (23.53%) Scrum
17 8 (23.53%) WinForms
17 8 (23.53%) WPF

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (11.76%) Node.js
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) NUnit
1 5 (14.71%) MSTest
1 5 (14.71%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (14.71%) Moq
2 3 (8.82%) Hudson
2 3 (8.82%) Selenium
2 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 6 (17.65%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Senior Developer
4 9 (26.47%) Senior .NET Developer
4 9 (26.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (26.47%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (26.47%) C# Developer
5 8 (23.53%) Web Developer
5 8 (23.53%) Senior C# Developer
6 7 (20.59%) Software Developer
7 6 (17.65%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Junior Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Junior
8 2 (5.88%) Junior Web Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (79.41%) ASP.NET
3 23 (67.65%) .NET Framework
4 22 (64.71%) jQuery
5 18 (52.94%) CSS
6 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (41.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 13 (38.24%) JSON
10 12 (35.29%) Razor View Engine
10 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (32.35%) HTML
12 9 (26.47%) CSS3
12 9 (26.47%) HTML5
13 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 8 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (23.53%) ADO.NET
13 8 (23.53%) WPF
13 8 (23.53%) SOAP
13 8 (23.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.88%) iPhone
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) MVC
2 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (44.12%) TDD
4 14 (41.18%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
7 8 (23.53%) Scrum
8 7 (20.59%) Web Application Development
8 7 (20.59%) Workflow
9 6 (17.65%) CRM
9 6 (17.65%) Web Development
10 5 (14.71%) Kanban
11 3 (8.82%) UML
12 2 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
12 2 (5.88%) Extreme Programming
13 1 (2.94%) MVVM
13 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (67.65%) JavaScript
3 14 (41.18%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) VB.NET
5 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
6 6 (17.65%) VB
7 4 (11.76%) VB6
8 1 (2.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Twitter
2 2 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Telerik
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