The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 38 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 36 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.00% 3.72% 4.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.08% 7.14% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 27 35 30
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
WCF
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
325 490 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.14% 52.07% 42.54%
Number of salaries quoted 273 443 265
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

WCF
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Leicestershire region.

WCF Salary Trend in Leicestershire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

WCF
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +16 16 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Lutterworth - 11 £45,000 - 1
Loughborough +4 6 £51,250 +20.58% 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch -7 1 £37,500 +15.38% 1
WCF
East Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 66 (95.65%) C#
2 43 (62.32%) .NET
3 40 (57.97%) WPF
4 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (49.28%) SQL Server
6 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
7 32 (46.38%) MVC
8 31 (44.93%) ASP.NET
9 30 (43.48%) Software Engineering
10 29 (42.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (40.58%) TDD
12 26 (37.68%) Automated Testing
13 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
14 24 (34.78%) Unit Testing
15 21 (30.43%) Use Case
16 18 (26.09%) Web Application Development
17 16 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (23.19%) HTML
18 15 (21.74%) SQL
18 15 (21.74%) CSS
19 14 (20.29%) .NET Framework
20 13 (18.84%) jQuery
20 13 (18.84%) HTML5
20 13 (18.84%) BDD
21 12 (17.39%) OO
22 11 (15.94%) Games
22 11 (15.94%) Scrum
22 11 (15.94%) Internet
22 11 (15.94%) Domain-Driven Design
22 11 (15.94%) CQRS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (8.70%) Sage 200
1 6 (8.70%) Sage CRM
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (49.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) NUnit
2 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.14%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (8.70%) Moq
3 6 (8.70%) MSTest
4 3 (4.35%) MSBuild
4 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.35%) AccuRev
5 2 (2.90%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.45%) Subversion
6 1 (1.45%) Hudson
General
1 11 (15.94%) Games
2 9 (13.04%) Retail
3 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.35%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (49.28%) Developer
2 29 (42.03%) .NET Developer
3 25 (36.23%) Software Engineer
4 24 (34.78%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (14.49%) C# Developer
6 8 (11.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (11.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Architect
8 3 (4.35%) CRM Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Support Analyst Programmer
9 2 (2.90%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (2.90%) SharePoint Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (2.90%) .NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (62.32%) .NET
2 40 (57.97%) WPF
3 31 (44.93%) ASP.NET
4 29 (42.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (23.19%) HTML
6 15 (21.74%) CSS
7 14 (20.29%) .NET Framework
8 13 (18.84%) HTML5
8 13 (18.84%) jQuery
9 9 (13.04%) Silverlight
9 9 (13.04%) RESTful
9 9 (13.04%) Castle Windsor
9 9 (13.04%) WinForms
9 9 (13.04%) Web Services
10 8 (11.59%) Entity Framework
11 7 (10.14%) XML
11 7 (10.14%) REST
12 6 (8.70%) Unity DI Container
12 6 (8.70%) Ninject
12 6 (8.70%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (8.70%) Tandem
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.35%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Android
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (46.38%) MVC
3 30 (43.48%) Software Engineering
4 28 (40.58%) TDD
5 26 (37.68%) Automated Testing
6 24 (34.78%) Unit Testing
7 21 (30.43%) Use Case
8 18 (26.09%) Web Application Development
9 16 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (18.84%) BDD
11 12 (17.39%) OO
12 11 (15.94%) Scrum
12 11 (15.94%) Domain-Driven Design
12 11 (15.94%) CQRS
13 8 (11.59%) Dependency Injection
14 6 (8.70%) Kanban
14 6 (8.70%) Multithreading
14 6 (8.70%) CRM
15 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
15 4 (5.80%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 66 (95.65%) C#
2 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
3 15 (21.74%) SQL
4 6 (8.70%) C++
5 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.35%) VB
6 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.35%) XPath
6 3 (4.35%) C
7 2 (2.90%) VC++
8 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) Sage
3 2 (2.90%) Pegasus
3 2 (2.90%) Twitter
4 1 (1.45%) VMware
4 1 (1.45%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.45%) Facebook
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, dynamic environment
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Eames Consulting - Technology Insurance (Perm)
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago