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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 75 53 96
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +43
Permanent jobs citing WCF 156 210 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.09% 4.32% 2.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.07% 11.97% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 141 181 80
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £29,750 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
1720 1754 1482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 34.12% 36.08% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1438 1389 1255
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -23 105 £42,500 +13.33% 12
Bradford +12 28 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Dewsbury - 10 £40,000 -
Halifax +16 7 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Huddersfield -17 4 £31,500 -10.00% 2
Pontefract +2 2 £37,500 -
Castleford +1 1 £37,500 +29.31%
Wakefield -13 1 £37,500 +7.14%
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 307 (96.54%) .NET
2 296 (93.08%) C#
3 261 (82.08%) SQL Server
4 226 (71.07%) ASP.NET
5 188 (59.12%) SQL
6 187 (58.81%) MVC
7 170 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
8 137 (43.08%) Microsoft
9 130 (40.88%) HTML
9 130 (40.88%) .NET Framework
10 113 (35.53%) JavaScript
11 102 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 99 (31.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 97 (30.50%) T-SQL
14 96 (30.19%) Oracle
15 93 (29.25%) CSS
16 92 (28.93%) WPF
17 90 (28.30%) jQuery
18 89 (27.99%) Windows
19 86 (27.04%) WinForms
19 86 (27.04%) TDD
20 74 (23.27%) MySQL
21 68 (21.38%) Web Services
22 67 (21.07%) IIS
23 65 (20.44%) VB.NET
24 62 (19.50%) Visual Studio
25 60 (18.87%) OOP
26 58 (18.24%) OO
27 55 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
27 55 (17.30%) SQL Server 2008

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 67 (21.07%) IIS
2 38 (11.95%) SharePoint
3 36 (11.32%) BizTalk Server
4 26 (8.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 25 (7.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 20 (6.29%) CMS
7 12 (3.77%) Kentico
8 5 (1.57%) Node.js
8 5 (1.57%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.57%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.63%) SAS
10 1 (0.31%) Apache
10 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
Applications
1 52 (16.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (8.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (7.86%) Office 365
3 12 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.77%) Amazon SQS
3 12 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (3.77%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.46%) Internet
2 5 (1.57%) Intranet
3 4 (1.26%) FTP
4 2 (0.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (82.08%) SQL Server
2 74 (23.27%) MySQL
3 55 (17.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (15.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (9.12%) Big Data
6 21 (6.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (4.72%) Oracle Database
8 14 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (4.09%) Relational Database
10 12 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 12 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (3.77%) MongoDB
10 12 (3.77%) NoSQL
10 12 (3.77%) RavenDB
10 12 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (3.77%) RDBMS
11 10 (3.14%) Oracle9i Database
12 9 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (2.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 99 (31.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (19.50%) Visual Studio
3 46 (14.47%) ReSharper
4 34 (10.69%) Moq
5 27 (8.49%) SoapUI
6 25 (7.86%) Subversion
7 20 (6.29%) MSTest
7 20 (6.29%) NUnit
8 15 (4.72%) SpecFlow
8 15 (4.72%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (4.72%) Selenium
9 12 (3.77%) Git (software)
9 12 (3.77%) LLBLGen Pro
10 7 (2.20%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.63%) MorphX
13 1 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
General
1 52 (16.35%) Finance
2 33 (10.38%) Retail
3 17 (5.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (1.57%) Games
4 5 (1.57%) Banking
5 2 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 268 (84.28%) Developer
2 112 (35.22%) .NET Developer
3 111 (34.91%) Software Developer
4 87 (27.36%) Senior Developer
5 39 (12.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 32 (10.06%) Senior Software Developer
7 31 (9.75%) C# Developer
8 30 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (7.86%) SharePoint Developer
10 23 (7.23%) Software Engineer
11 21 (6.60%) .NET Software Developer
12 18 (5.66%) .NET Software Engineer
13 17 (5.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 16 (5.03%) C# Software Engineer
15 14 (4.40%) Web Developer
16 12 (3.77%) Lead Developer
16 12 (3.77%) C# Software Developer
17 9 (2.83%) Agile C# Developer
17 9 (2.83%) Development Team Leader
17 9 (2.83%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (96.54%) .NET
2 226 (71.07%) ASP.NET
3 130 (40.88%) .NET Framework
3 130 (40.88%) HTML
4 102 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 93 (29.25%) CSS
6 92 (28.93%) WPF
7 90 (28.30%) jQuery
8 86 (27.04%) WinForms
9 68 (21.38%) Web Services
10 51 (16.04%) Ajax
11 48 (15.09%) HTML5
12 42 (13.21%) XML
13 38 (11.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 37 (11.64%) ASP.NET Web API
15 36 (11.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 34 (10.69%) REST
17 29 (9.12%) LINQ
18 26 (8.18%) NHibernate
18 26 (8.18%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.23%) NHS
2 20 (6.29%) Inversion of Control
3 19 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 19 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.20%) E-Learning
5 5 (1.57%) iPhone
6 4 (1.26%) Tandem
7 3 (0.94%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.63%) W3C
8 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.31%) Replication
9 1 (0.31%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 89 (27.99%) Windows
2 18 (5.66%) Android
3 16 (5.03%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (58.81%) MVC
2 170 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (27.04%) TDD
4 60 (18.87%) OOP
5 58 (18.24%) OO
6 55 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (16.35%) Scrum
8 44 (13.84%) Software Engineering
9 39 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (11.32%) E-Commerce
11 29 (9.12%) Kanban
11 29 (9.12%) Analytics
12 26 (8.18%) Unit Testing
12 26 (8.18%) CRM
13 25 (7.86%) OOA/OOD
13 25 (7.86%) Dependency Injection
14 20 (6.29%) Multithreading
15 19 (5.97%) Web Development
16 15 (4.72%) Automated Testing
16 15 (4.72%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 296 (93.08%) C#
2 188 (59.12%) SQL
3 113 (35.53%) JavaScript
4 97 (30.50%) T-SQL
5 65 (20.44%) VB.NET
6 30 (9.43%) VB
7 10 (3.14%) PHP
8 9 (2.83%) XAML
9 8 (2.52%) VB6
10 6 (1.89%) Java
11 5 (1.57%) C
11 5 (1.57%) C++
12 4 (1.26%) X++
13 3 (0.94%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.63%) XPath
14 2 (0.63%) VBA
15 1 (0.31%) Delphi
15 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (8.81%) Degree
3 26 (8.18%) MCTS
4 25 (7.86%) MCP
4 25 (7.86%) MCAD
4 25 (7.86%) MCSD
5 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.46%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (9.12%) Hyper-V
2 7 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.57%) ISA Server
3 5 (1.57%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (1.57%) SCCM
1 5 (1.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 137 (43.08%) Microsoft
2 96 (30.19%) Oracle
3 15 (4.72%) Apple
4 10 (3.14%) Google
5 7 (2.20%) VMware
6 5 (1.57%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.57%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.57%) SAP
7 2 (0.63%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.63%) Alterian
8 1 (0.31%) Twitter
8 1 (0.31%) LexisNexis
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £4000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Dental, Life Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Media
Salary: £40 - £50 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Latest tech!
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Anticusit
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Anticusit
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000 pa dependent on experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
WebAnyWhere
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago