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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 56 68 26
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -42
Permanent jobs citing WCF 24 29 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.13% 3.62% 7.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.74% 7.11% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 44
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,900 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
310 408 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 40.42% 50.87% 48.96%
Number of salaries quoted 281 384 258
Average salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
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 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 24 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 +23 18 £41,000 +9.33% 3
Market Harborough -7 4 £35,000 -6.66% 1
WCF
East Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 (100.00%) C#
2 50 (96.15%) .NET
3 43 (82.69%) ASP.NET
4 36 (69.23%) MVC
5 31 (59.62%) .NET Framework
6 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
6 30 (57.69%) JavaScript
7 27 (51.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (50.00%) jQuery
8 26 (50.00%) CSS
9 25 (48.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 23 (44.23%) TDD
11 20 (38.46%) SQL
11 20 (38.46%) HTML
12 18 (34.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 15 (28.85%) Web Application Development
14 15 (28.85%) JSON
15 14 (26.92%) WPF
15 14 (26.92%) Dependency Injection
15 14 (26.92%) HTML5
16 13 (25.00%) CSS3
16 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (25.00%) Web Services
17 12 (23.08%) XML
17 12 (23.08%) Scrum
17 12 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
17 12 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
18 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 9 (17.31%) Node.js
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.85%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) NUnit
1 9 (17.31%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.54%) WebDriver
2 6 (11.54%) Selenium
3 5 (9.62%) MSTest
3 5 (9.62%) Moq
4 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.77%) Hudson
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 6 (11.54%) Marketing
2 4 (7.69%) Advertising
3 2 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (96.15%) Developer
2 31 (59.62%) .NET Developer
3 15 (28.85%) C# Developer
4 14 (26.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 11 (21.15%) Senior .NET Developer
7 10 (19.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (17.31%) Web Developer
8 9 (17.31%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (13.46%) Software Developer
10 6 (11.54%) SQL Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Junior Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Junior Web Developer
11 2 (3.85%) QA Analyst
11 2 (3.85%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Junior
11 2 (3.85%) Analyst
11 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
12 1 (1.92%) C# Web Developer
12 1 (1.92%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (96.15%) .NET
2 43 (82.69%) ASP.NET
3 31 (59.62%) .NET Framework
4 27 (51.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (50.00%) jQuery
5 26 (50.00%) CSS
6 25 (48.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (38.46%) HTML
8 18 (34.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 15 (28.85%) JSON
11 14 (26.92%) WPF
11 14 (26.92%) HTML5
12 13 (25.00%) CSS3
12 13 (25.00%) Web Services
13 12 (23.08%) XML
13 12 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
13 12 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 11 (21.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (7.69%) Tandem
3 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) iPhone
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
1 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) MVC
2 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (44.23%) TDD
4 15 (28.85%) Web Application Development
5 14 (26.92%) Dependency Injection
6 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (23.08%) Scrum
8 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
9 8 (15.38%) CRM
10 7 (13.46%) Workflow
11 6 (11.54%) Web Development
12 5 (9.62%) Kanban
13 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
13 4 (7.69%) BDD
14 3 (5.77%) UML
14 3 (5.77%) Project Management
15 2 (3.85%) Extreme Programming
15 2 (3.85%) Domain-Driven Design
15 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
16 1 (1.92%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (57.69%) JavaScript
3 20 (38.46%) SQL
4 10 (19.23%) VB.NET
5 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
6 6 (11.54%) VB
7 4 (7.69%) VB6
7 4 (7.69%) Ruby
8 1 (1.92%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) ISEB
1 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Facebook
3 3 (5.77%) Twitter
4 2 (3.85%) Sage
4 2 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Telerik
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