The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 75 55 73
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 154 223 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.20% 4.39% 3.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.29% 12.26% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 134 203 98
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
WCF
Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1657 1819 1502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 34.45% 35.79% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1365 1474 1231
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

WCF
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the West Yorkshire region.

WCF Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

WCF
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

WCF
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Leeds -23 103 £40,000 - 9
Bradford +1 29 £37,500 -16.66% 7
Halifax +14 8 £45,000 - 1
Dewsbury - 8 £40,000 -
Pontefract 0 2 £37,500 -
Wakefield -5 2 £35,000 -
Huddersfield -10 2 £34,500 -5.47% 1
Castleford +2 1 £37,500 +29.31%
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 276 (97.18%) .NET
2 260 (91.55%) C#
3 228 (80.28%) SQL Server
4 203 (71.48%) ASP.NET
5 173 (60.92%) SQL
6 170 (59.86%) MVC
7 152 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
8 123 (43.31%) .NET Framework
9 118 (41.55%) Microsoft
10 115 (40.49%) HTML
11 99 (34.86%) JavaScript
12 98 (34.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 93 (32.75%) Team Foundation Server
14 92 (32.39%) T-SQL
15 85 (29.93%) Oracle
16 80 (28.17%) WPF
17 79 (27.82%) jQuery
17 79 (27.82%) TDD
18 77 (27.11%) CSS
19 74 (26.06%) Windows
19 74 (26.06%) WinForms
20 69 (24.30%) MySQL
21 61 (21.48%) Visual Studio
22 60 (21.13%) Web Services
23 59 (20.77%) IIS
24 58 (20.42%) VB.NET
25 56 (19.72%) OOP
26 50 (17.61%) Ajax
27 47 (16.55%) OO
27 47 (16.55%) Finance

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 59 (20.77%) IIS
2 39 (13.73%) BizTalk Server
3 34 (11.97%) SharePoint
4 20 (7.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 19 (6.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (4.58%) CMS
7 10 (3.52%) Kentico
8 7 (2.46%) Node.js
9 4 (1.41%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.06%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.70%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.70%) SAS
12 1 (0.35%) Apache
12 1 (0.35%) Drupal
12 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 43 (15.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (7.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (6.69%) Office 365
3 12 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.52%) Amazon SQS
4 10 (3.52%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (3.52%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.35%) SaaS
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.82%) Internet
2 6 (2.11%) FTP
3 2 (0.70%) LDAP
4 1 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (80.28%) SQL Server
2 69 (24.30%) MySQL
3 41 (14.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (9.51%) Big Data
6 19 (6.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (4.58%) Relational Database
9 11 (3.87%) Oracle Database
9 11 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (3.52%) MongoDB
10 10 (3.52%) NoSQL
10 10 (3.52%) RavenDB
10 10 (3.52%) RDBMS
10 10 (3.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (3.52%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (2.82%) Oracle9i Database
12 7 (2.46%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 93 (32.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 61 (21.48%) Visual Studio
3 41 (14.44%) ReSharper
4 31 (10.92%) Moq
5 27 (9.51%) SoapUI
6 26 (9.15%) Subversion
7 18 (6.34%) NUnit
7 18 (6.34%) MSTest
8 12 (4.23%) SpecFlow
8 12 (4.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (4.23%) Git (software)
8 12 (4.23%) Selenium
9 10 (3.52%) LLBLGen Pro
10 4 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.70%) MorphX
12 2 (0.70%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.70%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 47 (16.55%) Finance
2 29 (10.21%) Retail
3 17 (5.99%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (2.46%) Games
5 3 (1.06%) Banking
5 3 (1.06%) Legal
6 2 (0.70%) Local Government
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
7 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 238 (83.80%) Developer
2 110 (38.73%) .NET Developer
3 96 (33.80%) Software Developer
4 89 (31.34%) Senior Developer
5 42 (14.79%) Senior .NET Developer
6 35 (12.32%) Senior Software Developer
7 27 (9.51%) C# Developer
8 26 (9.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (7.04%) Software Engineer
10 19 (6.69%) SharePoint Developer
10 19 (6.69%) .NET Software Developer
11 15 (5.28%) .NET Software Engineer
12 12 (4.23%) Lead Developer
12 12 (4.23%) C# Software Engineer
12 12 (4.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.52%) C# Software Developer
14 9 (3.17%) Senior C# Developer
15 8 (2.82%) SQL Developer
15 8 (2.82%) Architect
16 7 (2.46%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (97.18%) .NET
2 203 (71.48%) ASP.NET
3 123 (43.31%) .NET Framework
4 115 (40.49%) HTML
5 98 (34.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 80 (28.17%) WPF
7 79 (27.82%) jQuery
8 77 (27.11%) CSS
9 74 (26.06%) WinForms
10 60 (21.13%) Web Services
11 50 (17.61%) Ajax
12 44 (15.49%) HTML5
13 42 (14.79%) XML
14 40 (14.08%) Entity Framework
15 34 (11.97%) REST
16 33 (11.62%) LINQ
17 32 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 32 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web API
18 27 (9.51%) NHibernate
19 23 (8.10%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.51%) Private Cloud
2 20 (7.04%) Mobile App
3 18 (6.34%) Inversion of Control
4 17 (5.99%) NHS
5 15 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.87%) E-Learning
7 7 (2.46%) iPhone
8 4 (1.41%) Tandem
9 2 (0.70%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.70%) EFT
9 2 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.35%) W3C
10 1 (0.35%) Replication
10 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 74 (26.06%) Windows
2 19 (6.69%) Android
3 16 (5.63%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.41%) UNIX
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (59.86%) MVC
2 152 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (27.82%) TDD
4 56 (19.72%) OOP
5 47 (16.55%) OO
6 45 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (15.14%) Software Engineering
8 39 (13.73%) Scrum
9 34 (11.97%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (9.86%) E-Commerce
11 27 (9.51%) Analytics
12 24 (8.45%) CRM
13 22 (7.75%) Unit Testing
14 20 (7.04%) OOA/OOD
15 19 (6.69%) Dependency Injection
16 18 (6.34%) Kanban
17 16 (5.63%) Multithreading
18 14 (4.93%) Migration
19 13 (4.58%) RUP
19 13 (4.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 260 (91.55%) C#
2 173 (60.92%) SQL
3 99 (34.86%) JavaScript
4 92 (32.39%) T-SQL
5 58 (20.42%) VB.NET
6 26 (9.15%) VB
7 10 (3.52%) PHP
8 8 (2.82%) XAML
9 6 (2.11%) VB6
10 4 (1.41%) Java
11 3 (1.06%) X++
11 3 (1.06%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.06%) C++
12 2 (0.70%) VBA
12 2 (0.70%) XPath
13 1 (0.35%) Delphi
13 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (7.39%) Degree
3 20 (7.04%) MCTS
4 19 (6.69%) MCP
4 19 (6.69%) MCAD
4 19 (6.69%) MCSD
5 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.52%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 27 (9.51%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.76%) ISA Server
3 5 (1.76%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (1.76%) SCCM
1 5 (1.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 118 (41.55%) Microsoft
2 85 (29.93%) Oracle
3 15 (5.28%) Apple
4 10 (3.52%) Google
5 6 (2.11%) VMware
6 3 (1.06%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.06%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.06%) SAP
7 2 (0.70%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.70%) Alterian
8 1 (0.35%) LexisNexis
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits + pensions
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago