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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 43 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 31 46 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.28% 5.07% 7.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.13% 10.31% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20 39 48
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +45.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £40,450
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
306 446 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 42.27% 49.17% 42.76%
Number of salaries quoted 254 392 270
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +9 16 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Lutterworth - 7 £45,000 - 1
Loughborough +4 6 £51,250 +20.58%
WCF
East Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 58 (95.08%) C#
2 39 (63.93%) .NET
3 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (55.74%) WPF
4 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
5 28 (45.90%) MVC
5 28 (45.90%) SQL Server
6 27 (44.26%) ASP.NET
6 27 (44.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (42.62%) TDD
7 26 (42.62%) Software Engineering
8 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
9 22 (36.07%) Automated Testing
10 20 (32.79%) Unit Testing
11 17 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (27.87%) Use Case
12 15 (24.59%) jQuery
12 15 (24.59%) SQL
12 15 (24.59%) CSS
13 14 (22.95%) HTML
13 14 (22.95%) .NET Framework
13 14 (22.95%) Web Application Development
14 13 (21.31%) HTML5
15 11 (18.03%) Scrum
16 9 (14.75%) Silverlight
16 9 (14.75%) Retail
16 9 (14.75%) REST
16 9 (14.75%) RESTful
16 9 (14.75%) BDD
16 9 (14.75%) Dependency Injection

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (9.84%) Sage 200
1 6 (9.84%) Sage CRM
2 2 (3.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) NUnit
2 7 (11.48%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (8.20%) Moq
3 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.20%) MSTest
4 3 (4.92%) MSBuild
4 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.92%) AccuRev
5 2 (3.28%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.64%) Subversion
6 1 (1.64%) Hudson
General
1 9 (14.75%) Retail
2 7 (11.48%) Games
3 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.92%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (52.46%) Developer
2 27 (44.26%) .NET Developer
3 21 (34.43%) Software Engineer
4 20 (32.79%) Senior Software Engineer
5 12 (19.67%) C# Developer
6 10 (16.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (16.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Architect
9 3 (4.92%) CRM Architect
10 2 (3.28%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Architect
10 2 (3.28%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) QA Manager
10 2 (3.28%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (63.93%) .NET
2 34 (55.74%) WPF
3 27 (44.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 27 (44.26%) ASP.NET
4 15 (24.59%) CSS
4 15 (24.59%) jQuery
5 14 (22.95%) HTML
5 14 (22.95%) .NET Framework
6 13 (21.31%) HTML5
7 9 (14.75%) REST
7 9 (14.75%) RESTful
7 9 (14.75%) Silverlight
8 8 (13.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (11.48%) Castle Windsor
9 7 (11.48%) WinForms
9 7 (11.48%) Web Services
9 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (8.20%) Unity DI Container
10 5 (8.20%) XML
10 5 (8.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Tandem
1 7 (11.48%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (4.92%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.92%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.90%) MVC
3 26 (42.62%) TDD
3 26 (42.62%) Software Engineering
4 22 (36.07%) Automated Testing
5 20 (32.79%) Unit Testing
6 17 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (27.87%) Use Case
7 14 (22.95%) Web Application Development
8 11 (18.03%) Scrum
9 9 (14.75%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (14.75%) BDD
10 8 (13.11%) OO
11 7 (11.48%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (11.48%) CQRS
12 6 (9.84%) CRM
12 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
12 6 (9.84%) Multithreading
13 5 (8.20%) Kanban
14 4 (6.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 58 (95.08%) C#
2 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
3 15 (24.59%) SQL
4 6 (9.84%) C++
5 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.92%) VB
6 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.92%) XPath
6 3 (4.92%) C
7 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.28%) VC++
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Sage
3 2 (3.28%) Pegasus
3 2 (3.28%) Twitter
4 1 (1.64%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.64%) Facebook
Leicester
Ascent People
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lutterworth
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago