The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 55 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 17 27 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.91% 6.01% 3.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.69% 12.74% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 11
Average salary £40,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.94% -24.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
299 212 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 51.11% 47.22% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 271 190 177
Average salary £41,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.81% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
Leicestershire

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 18 April 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Leicester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 59 (90.77%) .NET
2 52 (80.00%) C#
3 47 (72.31%) SQL Server
4 42 (64.62%) MVC
5 41 (63.08%) ASP.NET
6 35 (53.85%) Android
7 31 (47.69%) CSS
7 31 (47.69%) HTML
7 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
8 28 (43.08%) UML
9 27 (41.54%) jQuery
9 27 (41.54%) HTML5
10 26 (40.00%) XML
11 25 (38.46%) SOAP
11 25 (38.46%) Degree
12 24 (36.92%) Web Services
13 23 (35.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (32.31%) Apple iOS
14 21 (32.31%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (30.77%) Ajax
15 20 (30.77%) CSS3
16 19 (29.23%) iOS SDK
16 19 (29.23%) Android SDK
16 19 (29.23%) Xcode
16 19 (29.23%) Objective-C
16 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
16 19 (29.23%) JSON
17 18 (27.69%) WPF
17 18 (27.69%) SQL
17 18 (27.69%) REST

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (21.54%) Node.js
2 7 (10.77%) IIS
3 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.23%) Lync
4 5 (7.69%) CMS
5 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) IaaS
1 3 (4.62%) SaaS
1 3 (4.62%) PaaS
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (72.31%) SQL Server
2 21 (32.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
5 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (29.23%) Xcode
2 17 (26.15%) PhoneGap
2 17 (26.15%) Eclipse
3 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
4 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.54%) Subversion
5 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (23.08%) Retail
2 14 (21.54%) Games
3 6 (9.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 50 (76.92%) Developer
2 20 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.54%) Mobile Developer
4 13 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 12 (18.46%) C# Developer
6 9 (13.85%) Mobile Web Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Technical Architect
8 6 (9.23%) Architect
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
9 5 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Software Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
10 4 (6.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (6.15%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (6.15%) DBA
10 4 (6.15%) Team Leader
11 3 (4.62%) C# Web Developer
11 3 (4.62%) SQL DBA
12 2 (3.08%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (90.77%) .NET
2 41 (63.08%) ASP.NET
3 31 (47.69%) CSS
3 31 (47.69%) HTML
4 27 (41.54%) jQuery
4 27 (41.54%) HTML5
5 26 (40.00%) XML
6 25 (38.46%) SOAP
7 24 (36.92%) Web Services
8 23 (35.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (30.77%) Ajax
9 20 (30.77%) CSS3
10 19 (29.23%) iOS SDK
10 19 (29.23%) Android SDK
10 19 (29.23%) JSON
11 18 (27.69%) WPF
11 18 (27.69%) REST
12 17 (26.15%) Apache Cordova
13 16 (24.62%) .NET Framework
14 14 (21.54%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Mobile App
2 15 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 14 (21.54%) iPhone
4 5 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.85%) Android
2 21 (32.31%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.23%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (64.62%) MVC
2 28 (43.08%) UML
3 15 (23.08%) OWASP
3 15 (23.08%) Web Accessibility
3 15 (23.08%) TDD
3 15 (23.08%) Scrum
3 15 (23.08%) Extreme Programming
4 14 (21.54%) Domain-Driven Design
4 14 (21.54%) Release Management
4 14 (21.54%) Dependency Injection
4 14 (21.54%) Web Application Development
5 9 (13.85%) MVVM
6 7 (10.77%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
7 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.23%) CRM
8 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.15%) OO
8 4 (6.15%) Android Development
8 4 (6.15%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (80.00%) C#
2 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
3 19 (29.23%) Objective-C
4 18 (27.69%) SQL
5 17 (26.15%) Java
6 16 (24.62%) VB.NET
7 14 (21.54%) VB
8 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
8 6 (9.23%) Delphi
8 6 (9.23%) XAML
9 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.54%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.54%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.54%) Oracle
2 14 (21.54%) Google
3 6 (9.23%) Telerik
4 1 (1.54%) Facebook
4 1 (1.54%) Twitter
4 1 (1.54%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
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