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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 50 63 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -33
Permanent jobs citing WCF 31 25 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.98% 3.41% 7.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.48% 6.87% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 46
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £27,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,864 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +6.30%
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
327 364 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 42.03% 49.66% 49.70%
Number of salaries quoted 297 336 269
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 +18 19 £36,000 -4.00% 2
Market Harborough -11 3 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 3 £35,000 -
Lutterworth - 3 £40,000 -
Loughborough +1 1 £37,500 +31.57%
WCF
East Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 52 (98.11%) C#
2 51 (96.23%) .NET
3 44 (83.02%) ASP.NET
4 37 (69.81%) MVC
5 32 (60.38%) SQL Server
6 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (56.60%) .NET Framework
7 28 (52.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
8 25 (47.17%) CSS
8 25 (47.17%) jQuery
9 23 (43.40%) TDD
9 23 (43.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (39.62%) SQL
10 21 (39.62%) HTML
11 17 (32.08%) Web Application Development
11 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (30.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 15 (28.30%) HTML5
13 15 (28.30%) WPF
14 14 (26.42%) Dependency Injection
14 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 14 (26.42%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (24.53%) VB.NET
15 13 (24.53%) Web Services
15 13 (24.53%) CSS3
15 13 (24.53%) JSON
16 12 (22.64%) XML
16 12 (22.64%) Scrum
17 11 (20.75%) Continuous Integration

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 11 (20.75%) Node.js
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Sage 200
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (60.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) NUnit
1 9 (16.98%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (11.32%) Selenium
2 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.32%) Moq
2 6 (11.32%) WebDriver
3 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.43%) MSTest
4 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.66%) Hudson
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 6 (11.32%) Marketing
2 4 (7.55%) Advertising
2 4 (7.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (96.23%) Developer
2 31 (58.49%) .NET Developer
3 14 (26.42%) C# Developer
4 13 (24.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (20.75%) Senior Developer
6 9 (16.98%) Web Developer
6 9 (16.98%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (16.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (13.21%) Software Developer
7 7 (13.21%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (11.32%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Junior
9 2 (3.77%) Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Junior Web Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.77%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (1.89%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (96.23%) .NET
2 44 (83.02%) ASP.NET
3 30 (56.60%) .NET Framework
4 28 (52.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (47.17%) CSS
5 25 (47.17%) jQuery
6 23 (43.40%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (39.62%) HTML
8 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 16 (30.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 15 (28.30%) HTML5
10 15 (28.30%) WPF
11 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 14 (26.42%) KnockoutJS
12 13 (24.53%) Web Services
12 13 (24.53%) CSS3
12 13 (24.53%) JSON
13 12 (22.64%) XML
14 10 (18.87%) Razor View Engine
14 10 (18.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (7.55%) iPhone
3 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.66%) Tandem
5 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.77%) User Experience
6 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.89%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Android
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (69.81%) MVC
2 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (43.40%) TDD
4 17 (32.08%) Web Application Development
5 14 (26.42%) Dependency Injection
6 12 (22.64%) Scrum
7 11 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (15.09%) CRM
9 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
9 7 (13.21%) Workflow
10 6 (11.32%) Web Development
10 6 (11.32%) Kanban
11 5 (9.43%) BDD
12 4 (7.55%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (7.55%) UML
12 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
13 3 (5.66%) Project Management
14 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
14 2 (3.77%) MVVM
14 2 (3.77%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 52 (98.11%) C#
2 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
3 21 (39.62%) SQL
4 13 (24.53%) VB.NET
5 9 (16.98%) VB
6 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.55%) Ruby
7 4 (7.55%) VB6
8 2 (3.77%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
1 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.77%) ISEB
1 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Facebook
2 4 (7.55%) Google
3 3 (5.66%) Twitter
4 2 (3.77%) Sage
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Telerik
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