The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 65 87
Rank change year-on-year -48 +22  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 41 108 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.63% 3.77% 3.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.10% 10.45% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 39 97 78
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £32,500 £27,275
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 999 1033 1406
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 39.74% 36.07% 42.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3188 3691 4666
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £55,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Leeds

WCF
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Leeds.

Salary trend for WCF in Leeds

WCF
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for WCF.

1 138 (100.00%) .NET
2 134 (97.10%) C#
3 99 (71.74%) ASP.NET
4 94 (68.12%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (57.25%) SQL
6 78 (56.52%) MVC
7 67 (48.55%) SQL Server
8 63 (45.65%) HTML
9 62 (44.93%) CSS
10 60 (43.48%) JavaScript
11 59 (42.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 56 (40.58%) Web Services
13 48 (34.78%) T-SQL
14 44 (31.88%) Finance
15 43 (31.16%) Microsoft
15 43 (31.16%) jQuery
16 40 (28.99%) Scrum
17 39 (28.26%) RESTful
18 38 (27.54%) ASP.NET Web API
18 38 (27.54%) Software Engineering
19 36 (26.09%) WPF
19 36 (26.09%) UML
20 34 (24.64%) .NET Framework
20 34 (24.64%) TDD
21 33 (23.91%) OO
21 33 (23.91%) XML
22 32 (23.19%) XSLT
22 32 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
23 31 (22.46%) NUnit
24 30 (21.74%) SOAP

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (15.94%) IIS
2 11 (7.97%) CMS
3 8 (5.80%) Mule
4 7 (5.07%) Umbraco
5 6 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.72%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.25%) PaaS
3 7 (5.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (48.55%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 19 (13.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (12.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.07%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.62%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (22.46%) NUnit
2 27 (19.57%) MSTest
3 25 (18.12%) Visual Studio
4 23 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (10.87%) Git (software)
6 9 (6.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (4.35%) Subversion
7 6 (4.35%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.90%) Bugzilla
8 4 (2.90%) FogBugz
8 4 (2.90%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.90%) JIRA
8 4 (2.90%) Selenium
8 4 (2.90%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.90%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.45%) NuGet
10 1 (0.72%) ReSharper
General
1 44 (31.88%) Finance
2 6 (4.35%) Retail
3 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 97 (70.29%) Developer
2 79 (57.25%) .NET Developer
3 57 (41.30%) C# Developer
4 46 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (27.54%) ASP.NET Developer
6 37 (26.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 28 (20.29%) Software Developer
7 28 (20.29%) Software Engineer
8 25 (18.12%) .NET Software Engineer
8 25 (18.12%) C# Software Engineer
9 20 (14.49%) Lead Developer
10 18 (13.04%) C# Software Developer
10 18 (13.04%) Lead .NET Developer
11 17 (12.32%) .NET Software Developer
11 17 (12.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 17 (12.32%) Lead C# Developer
11 17 (12.32%) SQL Developer
12 9 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (6.52%) Technical Leader
13 8 (5.80%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (100.00%) .NET
2 99 (71.74%) ASP.NET
3 63 (45.65%) HTML
4 62 (44.93%) CSS
5 59 (42.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 56 (40.58%) Web Services
7 43 (31.16%) jQuery
8 39 (28.26%) RESTful
9 38 (27.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 36 (26.09%) WPF
11 34 (24.64%) .NET Framework
12 33 (23.91%) XML
13 32 (23.19%) XSLT
14 30 (21.74%) SOAP
15 29 (21.01%) WinForms
16 28 (20.29%) LINQ
17 27 (19.57%) WF
18 25 (18.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 25 (18.12%) Silverlight
19 21 (15.22%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.84%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (9.42%) Streaming Music
3 8 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (68.12%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (56.52%) MVC
3 40 (28.99%) Scrum
4 38 (27.54%) Software Engineering
5 36 (26.09%) UML
6 34 (24.64%) TDD
7 33 (23.91%) OO
8 32 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (18.84%) DSDM
9 26 (18.84%) MVVM
10 25 (18.12%) Mentoring
10 25 (18.12%) RUP
10 25 (18.12%) Service Delivery
10 25 (18.12%) Use Case
11 19 (13.77%) Web Application Development
12 17 (12.32%) SDLC
13 14 (10.14%) Dependency Injection
14 13 (9.42%) BDD
14 13 (9.42%) Domain-Driven Design
15 11 (7.97%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (97.10%) C#
2 79 (57.25%) SQL
3 60 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 48 (34.78%) T-SQL
5 30 (21.74%) Java
6 26 (18.84%) C++
6 26 (18.84%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.35%) Ruby
8 4 (2.90%) VB
9 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.17%) Python
9 3 (2.17%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.45%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.45%) VB6
11 1 (0.72%) C
11 1 (0.72%) Scala
11 1 (0.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (15.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) QA
Vendors
1 43 (31.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.07%) Oracle
3 6 (4.35%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.72%) Xamarin
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