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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 72 55 116
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +61
Permanent jobs citing WCF 155 183 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.11% 4.06% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.79% 10.71% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 140 151 69
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
1763 1708 1448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.37% 37.90% 36.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1474 1330 1271
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 February 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 February 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 -15 110 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Bradford +13 24 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Dewsbury - 10 £40,000 -
Huddersfield -13 3 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Halifax +5 2 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Pontefract 0 2 £37,500 -
Wakefield -19 2 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Castleford -2 1 £37,500 +29.31% 1
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 345 (96.37%) .NET
2 342 (95.53%) C#
3 277 (77.37%) SQL Server
4 266 (74.30%) ASP.NET
5 218 (60.89%) MVC
6 193 (53.91%) SQL
7 183 (51.12%) Agile Software Development
8 155 (43.30%) HTML
9 142 (39.66%) Microsoft
10 136 (37.99%) JavaScript
11 134 (37.43%) .NET Framework
12 120 (33.52%) CSS
13 115 (32.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 108 (30.17%) jQuery
14 108 (30.17%) WPF
15 107 (29.89%) Team Foundation Server
16 104 (29.05%) Oracle
17 101 (28.21%) WinForms
18 98 (27.37%) T-SQL
19 94 (26.26%) Windows
20 88 (24.58%) TDD
21 87 (24.30%) Web Services
22 79 (22.07%) MySQL
23 70 (19.55%) VB.NET
24 68 (18.99%) OO
25 67 (18.72%) Continuous Integration
26 64 (17.88%) IIS
27 63 (17.60%) Finance
28 62 (17.32%) Visual Studio
29 61 (17.04%) OOP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 64 (17.88%) IIS
2 42 (11.73%) SharePoint
3 35 (9.78%) CMS
4 33 (9.22%) BizTalk Server
5 28 (7.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 27 (7.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (4.47%) Kentico
8 7 (1.96%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.40%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.56%) SAS
11 1 (0.28%) Apache
Applications
1 53 (14.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (7.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 27 (7.54%) Office 365
2 16 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.47%) Amazon SQS
2 16 (4.47%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (4.47%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.96%) Intranet
1 7 (1.96%) Internet
2 4 (1.12%) FTP
3 2 (0.56%) LDAP
4 1 (0.28%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (77.37%) SQL Server
2 79 (22.07%) MySQL
3 58 (16.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 50 (13.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (8.10%) Big Data
5 29 (8.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (5.31%) Oracle Database
6 19 (5.31%) Relational Database
7 18 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (5.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (4.47%) RDBMS
8 16 (4.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 16 (4.47%) Amazon RDS
8 16 (4.47%) MongoDB
8 16 (4.47%) NoSQL
8 16 (4.47%) RavenDB
9 14 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (3.63%) Oracle9i Database
11 12 (3.35%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (2.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 107 (29.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (17.32%) Visual Studio
3 47 (13.13%) ReSharper
4 36 (10.06%) Moq
5 27 (7.54%) SoapUI
5 27 (7.54%) Subversion
6 20 (5.59%) NUnit
6 20 (5.59%) MSTest
7 16 (4.47%) Git (software)
7 16 (4.47%) LLBLGen Pro
8 15 (4.19%) Selenium
8 15 (4.19%) SpecFlow
8 15 (4.19%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (2.51%) Rhino Mocks
9 9 (2.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.84%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.28%) Toad
11 1 (0.28%) MorphX
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
General
1 63 (17.60%) Finance
2 34 (9.50%) Retail
3 17 (4.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (1.40%) Banking
5 2 (0.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 313 (87.43%) Developer
2 119 (33.24%) Software Developer
3 117 (32.68%) .NET Developer
4 97 (27.09%) Senior Developer
5 43 (12.01%) C# Developer
6 42 (11.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 38 (10.61%) Senior .NET Developer
8 35 (9.78%) Web Developer
9 30 (8.38%) Senior Software Developer
10 27 (7.54%) Software Engineer
10 27 (7.54%) SharePoint Developer
10 27 (7.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (5.59%) .NET Software Engineer
12 19 (5.31%) C# Software Engineer
13 18 (5.03%) C# Software Developer
13 18 (5.03%) .NET Software Developer
14 16 (4.47%) Lead Developer
15 15 (4.19%) ASP.NET Developer
16 12 (3.35%) Agile C# Developer
17 10 (2.79%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (96.37%) .NET
2 266 (74.30%) ASP.NET
3 155 (43.30%) HTML
4 134 (37.43%) .NET Framework
5 120 (33.52%) CSS
6 115 (32.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 108 (30.17%) WPF
7 108 (30.17%) jQuery
8 101 (28.21%) WinForms
9 87 (24.30%) Web Services
10 53 (14.80%) Ajax
11 50 (13.97%) HTML5
12 49 (13.69%) XML
13 48 (13.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 37 (10.34%) REST
15 35 (9.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 33 (9.22%) ASP.NET Web API
17 30 (8.38%) LINQ
18 29 (8.10%) NHibernate
19 27 (7.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.70%) NHS
2 22 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (5.59%) Inversion of Control
4 18 (5.03%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.23%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.84%) iPhone
6 3 (0.84%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.56%) Tandem
7 2 (0.56%) W3C
7 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.28%) Replication
8 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 94 (26.26%) Windows
2 17 (4.75%) Android
3 16 (4.47%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.12%) UNIX
5 3 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (60.89%) MVC
2 183 (51.12%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (24.58%) TDD
4 68 (18.99%) OO
5 67 (18.72%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (17.04%) OOP
7 58 (16.20%) Scrum
8 53 (14.80%) Software Engineering
9 38 (10.61%) E-Commerce
10 37 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
11 36 (10.06%) Kanban
12 33 (9.22%) Unit Testing
13 29 (8.10%) Analytics
13 29 (8.10%) CRM
14 27 (7.54%) OOA/OOD
15 26 (7.26%) Dependency Injection
16 25 (6.98%) Web Development
17 23 (6.42%) Multithreading
18 19 (5.31%) Mentoring
19 15 (4.19%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 342 (95.53%) C#
2 193 (53.91%) SQL
3 136 (37.99%) JavaScript
4 98 (27.37%) T-SQL
5 70 (19.55%) VB.NET
6 30 (8.38%) VB
7 15 (4.19%) VB6
8 11 (3.07%) XAML
8 11 (3.07%) PHP
9 5 (1.40%) C++
9 5 (1.40%) C
10 4 (1.12%) Java
11 3 (0.84%) X++
12 2 (0.56%) XPath
12 2 (0.56%) VBA
12 2 (0.56%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.28%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 39 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (10.06%) Degree
3 27 (7.54%) MCTS
3 27 (7.54%) MCP
3 27 (7.54%) MCAD
3 27 (7.54%) MCSD
4 5 (1.40%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.79%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (8.10%) Hyper-V
2 9 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 142 (39.66%) Microsoft
2 104 (29.05%) Oracle
3 15 (4.19%) Apple
4 9 (2.51%) VMware
5 5 (1.40%) Google
5 5 (1.40%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.40%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.40%) SAP
6 3 (0.84%) Sencha
6 3 (0.84%) Appcelerator
6 3 (0.84%) Twitter
7 2 (0.56%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.56%) Alterian
8 1 (0.28%) Avaya
8 1 (0.28%) Genesys
8 1 (0.28%) LexisNexis
West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
QA Ltd
Salary: £38,835 - £46,602 depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago