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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 38 46 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing WCF 22 16 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.74% 4.23% 8.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.40% 8.08% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 35
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
193 198 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 41.59% 52.38% 57.24%
Number of salaries quoted 172 180 200
Average salary £37,750 £36,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.42% +8.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,600
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 27 August 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Leicester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 38 (100.00%) C#
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (81.58%) ASP.NET
3 27 (71.05%) MVC
4 22 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (52.63%) SQL Server
6 19 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 18 (47.37%) TDD
7 18 (47.37%) VB.NET
8 17 (44.74%) jQuery
8 17 (44.74%) Dependency Injection
9 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
10 15 (39.47%) SQL
10 15 (39.47%) CSS
10 15 (39.47%) KnockoutJS
10 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 14 (36.84%) Web Application Development
11 14 (36.84%) Ninject
12 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (34.21%) VB
13 12 (31.58%) HTML
13 12 (31.58%) WPF
14 11 (28.95%) Node.js
15 10 (26.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 10 (26.32%) Android
15 10 (26.32%) ADO.NET
16 9 (23.68%) Google
16 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (23.68%) Games

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (28.95%) Node.js
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
1 5 (13.16%) NUnit
1 5 (13.16%) MSTest
1 5 (13.16%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (13.16%) Moq
2 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.89%) Hudson
3 3 (7.89%) Selenium
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 9 (23.68%) Games
2 4 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (55.26%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) C# Developer
3 9 (23.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Software Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Web Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Developer
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Junior Web Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Junior
10 1 (2.63%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (81.58%) ASP.NET
3 22 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 17 (44.74%) jQuery
6 15 (39.47%) CSS
6 15 (39.47%) KnockoutJS
6 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 14 (36.84%) Ninject
8 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (31.58%) HTML
9 12 (31.58%) WPF
10 10 (26.32%) ADO.NET
10 10 (26.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (23.68%) HTML5
12 8 (21.05%) CSS3
12 8 (21.05%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (18.42%) LINQ to SQL
13 7 (18.42%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) iPhone
1 9 (23.68%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.16%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) MVC
2 18 (47.37%) TDD
3 17 (44.74%) Dependency Injection
4 14 (36.84%) Web Application Development
5 9 (23.68%) Domain-Driven Design
5 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (18.42%) Workflow
7 7 (18.42%) Scrum
8 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
8 5 (13.16%) UML
8 5 (13.16%) Kanban
9 4 (10.53%) MVVM
9 4 (10.53%) Web Development
9 4 (10.53%) CRM
10 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
12 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (47.37%) VB.NET
3 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 15 (39.47%) SQL
5 13 (34.21%) VB
6 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
7 4 (10.53%) VB6
8 3 (7.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) MCSD
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Google
2 3 (7.89%) Twitter
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Telerik
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