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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 64 80 87
Rank change year-on-year +16 +7  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 97 110 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.77% 3.36% 2.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.35% 8.85% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 94 99 91
Median salary £38,250 £44,000 £42,719
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.06% +2.99%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 1037 1243 1241
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 40.32% 37.95% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 938 995 1032
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Leeds

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 201 (99.50%) C#
2 193 (95.54%) .NET
3 129 (63.86%) MVC
3 129 (63.86%) ASP.NET
4 116 (57.43%) SQL Server
5 100 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (45.05%) SQL
7 81 (40.10%) Finance
8 78 (38.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 73 (36.14%) Web Services
10 72 (35.64%) HTML
11 70 (34.65%) Microsoft
12 69 (34.16%) CSS
13 68 (33.66%) JavaScript
14 66 (32.67%) T-SQL
15 57 (28.22%) Software Engineering
15 57 (28.22%) WPF
16 51 (25.25%) TDD
17 50 (24.75%) jQuery
18 44 (21.78%) ASP.NET Web API
19 43 (21.29%) .NET Framework
20 42 (20.79%) LINQ
21 41 (20.30%) Visual Studio
21 41 (20.30%) Microsoft Azure
21 41 (20.30%) Team Foundation Server
21 41 (20.30%) RESTful
22 39 (19.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 38 (18.81%) WinForms
24 37 (18.32%) XML
24 37 (18.32%) Java

WCF
Top Related 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 15 (7.43%) CMS
2 14 (6.93%) IIS
3 9 (4.46%) Mule
4 7 (3.47%) Umbraco
5 6 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (20.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (10.40%) PaaS
3 19 (9.41%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (57.43%) SQL Server
2 34 (16.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (16.34%) SQL Server 2014
4 21 (10.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (7.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (7.43%) MySQL
7 11 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (4.46%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (20.30%) Team Foundation Server
1 41 (20.30%) Visual Studio
2 27 (13.37%) MSTest
2 27 (13.37%) NUnit
3 26 (12.87%) Git (software)
4 22 (10.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 81 (40.10%) Finance
2 7 (3.47%) Manufacturing
2 7 (3.47%) Retail
3 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 146 (72.28%) Developer
2 132 (65.35%) .NET Developer
3 64 (31.68%) C# Developer
4 57 (28.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 46 (22.77%) ASP.NET Developer
5 46 (22.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 43 (21.29%) Software Engineer
7 37 (18.32%) Software Developer
8 36 (17.82%) .NET Software Developer
9 33 (16.34%) .NET Software Engineer
10 28 (13.86%) C# Software Engineer
11 25 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 23 (11.39%) C# Software Developer
13 22 (10.89%) Senior Developer
14 21 (10.40%) Technical Leader
15 18 (8.91%) Senior .NET Developer
16 16 (7.92%) Lead Developer
17 13 (6.44%) Lead .NET Developer
17 13 (6.44%) Senior C# Developer
18 12 (5.94%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (95.54%) .NET
2 129 (63.86%) ASP.NET
3 78 (38.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 73 (36.14%) Web Services
5 72 (35.64%) HTML
6 69 (34.16%) CSS
7 57 (28.22%) WPF
8 50 (24.75%) jQuery
9 44 (21.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 43 (21.29%) .NET Framework
11 42 (20.79%) LINQ
12 41 (20.30%) RESTful
13 39 (19.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 38 (18.81%) WinForms
15 37 (18.32%) XML
16 35 (17.33%) Node.js
17 33 (16.34%) XSLT
18 27 (13.37%) WF
19 26 (12.87%) SOAP
20 25 (12.38%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.38%) Streaming Music
2 10 (4.95%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.50%) Replication
4 1 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (63.86%) MVC
2 100 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (28.22%) Software Engineering
4 51 (25.25%) TDD
5 34 (16.83%) Scrum
6 33 (16.34%) Web Application Development
7 29 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (14.36%) OO
8 27 (13.37%) Dependency Injection
8 27 (13.37%) MVVM
9 26 (12.87%) Mentoring
9 26 (12.87%) UML
10 25 (12.38%) Domain-Driven Design
10 25 (12.38%) DSDM
10 25 (12.38%) RUP
10 25 (12.38%) Service Delivery
10 25 (12.38%) Use Case
11 21 (10.40%) Web Development
12 20 (9.90%) Integration Testing
13 18 (8.91%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 201 (99.50%) C#
2 91 (45.05%) SQL
3 68 (33.66%) JavaScript
4 66 (32.67%) T-SQL
5 37 (18.32%) Java
6 29 (14.36%) PL/SQL
7 27 (13.37%) C++
8 14 (6.93%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.95%) VB.NET
10 8 (3.96%) Ruby
11 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.99%) Python
11 2 (0.99%) VB
11 2 (0.99%) VB6
12 1 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (12.87%) Degree
2 2 (0.99%) MCP
2 2 (0.99%) MCPD
2 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.47%) QA
Vendors
1 70 (34.65%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.37%) Oracle
3 6 (2.97%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.50%) Twitter
4 1 (0.50%) Xamarin
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