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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 42 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 32 66 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.46% 8.04% 9.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.51% 15.57% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18 53 67
Average salary £38,750 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.48% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £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
278 424 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.77% 51.64% 51.36%
Number of salaries quoted 249 361 343
Average salary £38,800 £39,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.51% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 -4 20 £37,500 -8.53% 1
Loughborough - 3 £35,000 -
Hinckley 0 2 £35,000 -
Market Harborough - 1 £35,000 -
WCF
East Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 54 (94.74%) C#
2 40 (70.18%) .NET
3 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (50.88%) ASP.NET
5 28 (49.12%) JavaScript
5 28 (49.12%) .NET Framework
5 28 (49.12%) WPF
6 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
7 23 (40.35%) MVC
7 23 (40.35%) TDD
8 21 (36.84%) Software Engineering
8 21 (36.84%) jQuery
9 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
9 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (33.33%) HTML
10 19 (33.33%) CSS
11 18 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (29.82%) HTML5
13 16 (28.07%) Scrum
13 16 (28.07%) SQL
14 15 (26.32%) Unit Testing
14 15 (26.32%) Automated Testing
14 15 (26.32%) JSON
15 14 (24.56%) Use Case
15 14 (24.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 13 (22.81%) REST
16 13 (22.81%) Dependency Injection
16 13 (22.81%) RESTful
16 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET Web API
17 12 (21.05%) E-Commerce

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Sage 200
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Rhino Mocks
1 10 (17.54%) NUnit
2 5 (8.77%) MSTest
2 5 (8.77%) Moq
3 3 (5.26%) MSBuild
3 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.51%) Hudson
4 2 (3.51%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 6 (10.53%) Marketing
1 6 (10.53%) Retail
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (59.65%) Developer
2 21 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 18 (31.58%) Software Engineer
4 17 (29.82%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (17.54%) C# Developer
5 10 (17.54%) Senior C# Developer
5 10 (17.54%) Senior Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Web Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (14.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (14.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (10.53%) SQL Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.51%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (3.51%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Junior
9 2 (3.51%) Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (70.18%) .NET
2 29 (50.88%) ASP.NET
3 28 (49.12%) .NET Framework
3 28 (49.12%) WPF
4 21 (36.84%) jQuery
5 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (33.33%) HTML
6 19 (33.33%) CSS
7 17 (29.82%) HTML5
8 15 (26.32%) JSON
9 14 (24.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 13 (22.81%) REST
10 13 (22.81%) RESTful
10 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (19.30%) Web Services
11 11 (19.30%) XML
11 11 (19.30%) XSLT
12 10 (17.54%) WinForms
12 10 (17.54%) Castle Windsor
13 9 (15.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Tandem
2 7 (12.28%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) MPEG
4 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (40.35%) MVC
2 23 (40.35%) TDD
3 21 (36.84%) Software Engineering
4 18 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (28.07%) Scrum
6 15 (26.32%) Unit Testing
6 15 (26.32%) Automated Testing
7 14 (24.56%) Use Case
8 13 (22.81%) Dependency Injection
9 12 (21.05%) E-Commerce
10 10 (17.54%) Web Application Development
11 9 (15.79%) CRM
12 8 (14.04%) Web Development
13 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
13 6 (10.53%) Workflow
14 5 (8.77%) UML
14 5 (8.77%) Kanban
15 3 (5.26%) OOP
15 3 (5.26%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 54 (94.74%) C#
2 28 (49.12%) JavaScript
3 16 (28.07%) SQL
4 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 6 (10.53%) C++
5 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.02%) VB
7 3 (5.26%) C
7 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.26%) XPath
8 2 (3.51%) VC++
9 1 (1.75%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Sage
2 3 (5.26%) AccuRev
2 3 (5.26%) Twitter
3 1 (1.75%) Pegasus
3 1 (1.75%) Facebook
3 1 (1.75%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.75%) Sitecore