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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 45 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 33 60 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.50% 6.93% 8.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.19% 12.96% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 25 54 60
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
295 463 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 40.19% 53.46% 53.95%
Number of salaries quoted 273 409 363
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,466
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +6 18 £43,750 +6.70%
Loughborough - 3 £35,000 -
Market Harborough - 3 £35,000 - 1
Hinckley -1 2 £35,000 - 1
WCF
East Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 61 (95.31%) C#
2 54 (84.38%) .NET
3 40 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 40 (62.50%) .NET Framework
4 37 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (54.69%) JavaScript
5 35 (54.69%) MVC
6 29 (45.31%) SQL Server
6 29 (45.31%) jQuery
7 28 (43.75%) WPF
8 27 (42.19%) TDD
8 27 (42.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (40.63%) CSS
10 24 (37.50%) HTML
11 23 (35.94%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (34.38%) SQL
12 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
12 22 (34.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 19 (29.69%) Software Engineering
14 18 (28.13%) JSON
14 18 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (28.13%) RESTful
14 18 (28.13%) HTML5
15 16 (25.00%) Scrum
16 15 (23.44%) Web Services
16 15 (23.44%) XML
17 14 (21.88%) Dependency Injection
17 14 (21.88%) REST
17 14 (21.88%) Web Application Development
18 13 (20.31%) XSLT

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (6.25%) Node.js
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) CMS
3 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.13%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (45.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) NUnit
1 10 (15.63%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (7.81%) Moq
2 5 (7.81%) MSTest
3 4 (6.25%) Hudson
3 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.69%) MSBuild
4 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.13%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.56%) Selenium
6 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.56%) Subversion
6 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (9.38%) Retail
1 6 (9.38%) Marketing
2 4 (6.25%) Advertising
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 48 (75.00%) Developer
2 30 (46.88%) .NET Developer
3 16 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 13 (20.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (18.75%) Software Engineer
5 12 (18.75%) Senior Developer
6 11 (17.19%) Senior Software Engineer
6 11 (17.19%) Senior C# Developer
7 9 (14.06%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (14.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (14.06%) Web Developer
8 8 (12.50%) Software Developer
9 6 (9.38%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Team Leader
10 2 (3.13%) Junior
10 2 (3.13%) Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (84.38%) .NET
2 40 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 40 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 29 (45.31%) jQuery
4 28 (43.75%) WPF
5 27 (42.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (40.63%) CSS
7 24 (37.50%) HTML
8 23 (35.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (34.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 18 (28.13%) HTML5
10 18 (28.13%) RESTful
10 18 (28.13%) JSON
11 15 (23.44%) Web Services
11 15 (23.44%) XML
12 14 (21.88%) REST
13 13 (20.31%) XSLT
13 13 (20.31%) WinForms
14 11 (17.19%) CSS3
15 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Tandem
2 7 (10.94%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.69%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.69%) MPEG
6 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (54.69%) MVC
3 27 (42.19%) TDD
4 19 (29.69%) Software Engineering
5 18 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (25.00%) Scrum
7 14 (21.88%) Dependency Injection
7 14 (21.88%) Web Application Development
8 13 (20.31%) E-Commerce
9 9 (14.06%) Workflow
9 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing
10 8 (12.50%) CRM
10 8 (12.50%) Web Development
10 8 (12.50%) Use Case
10 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
11 6 (9.38%) BDD
11 6 (9.38%) Multithreading
12 5 (7.81%) Kanban
12 5 (7.81%) UML
13 3 (4.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 61 (95.31%) C#
2 35 (54.69%) JavaScript
3 22 (34.38%) SQL
4 9 (14.06%) T-SQL
5 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 6 (9.38%) C++
7 5 (7.81%) VB
8 4 (6.25%) Ruby
9 3 (4.69%) XPath
9 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.69%) C
10 2 (3.13%) VB6
10 2 (3.13%) VC++
11 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) ISEB
1 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Facebook
2 5 (7.81%) Twitter
3 3 (4.69%) AccuRev
4 2 (3.13%) Sage
5 1 (1.56%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
Market Harborough
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hinckley
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago