Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 70 87
Rank change year-on-year -54 +17 +9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 98 203 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.00% 3.77% 3.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.57% 10.64% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 87 196 188
Leeds median annual salary £52,500 £46,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.30% +3.89% +20.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +15.00% +6.67%

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1761 1907 3023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 36.03% 35.40% 43.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1540 1714 2456
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,975 £28,598 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 98 (100.00%) .NET
2 93 (94.90%) C#
3 69 (70.41%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (59.18%) SQL
5 56 (57.14%) SQL Server
6 55 (56.12%) ASP.NET
7 54 (55.10%) Software Engineering
8 47 (47.96%) WPF
9 45 (45.92%) T-SQL
10 37 (37.76%) OO
10 37 (37.76%) NUnit
11 36 (36.73%) C++
11 36 (36.73%) jQuery
12 34 (34.69%) Web Services
13 33 (33.67%) DSDM
13 33 (33.67%) MSTest
14 31 (31.63%) MVC
15 30 (30.61%) Scrum
15 30 (30.61%) WF
16 29 (29.59%) LINQ
16 29 (29.59%) HTML
16 29 (29.59%) Java
16 29 (29.59%) JavaScript
17 28 (28.57%) Finance
18 26 (26.53%) CSS
18 26 (26.53%) UML
19 25 (25.51%) XML
19 25 (25.51%) Continuous Integration
20 24 (24.49%) Silverlight
20 24 (24.49%) ASP.NET MVC

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 11 (11.22%) IIS
2 9 (9.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.02%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.29%) MySQL
2 14 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (37.76%) NUnit
2 33 (33.67%) MSTest
3 20 (20.41%) Visual Studio
4 14 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (12.24%) SpecFlow
6 5 (5.10%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (4.08%) Bugzilla
7 4 (4.08%) FogBugz
7 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.08%) JIRA
7 4 (4.08%) Selenium
7 4 (4.08%) Subversion
7 4 (4.08%) TeamCity
7 4 (4.08%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.02%) ReSharper
General
1 28 (28.57%) Finance
2 12 (12.24%) Electronics
2 12 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.08%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Games
5 1 (1.02%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (48.98%) Developer
2 36 (36.73%) Software Engineer
3 32 (32.65%) .NET Developer
4 25 (25.51%) C# Software Engineer
5 24 (24.49%) .NET Software Engineer
6 21 (21.43%) C# Developer
7 15 (15.31%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (12.24%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (11.22%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (11.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (11.22%) Senior Developer
9 11 (11.22%) SQL Developer
10 10 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 10 (10.20%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (9.18%) Principal Engineer
11 9 (9.18%) SQL Server Developer
12 8 (8.16%) Software Developer
13 7 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 7 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
14 5 (5.10%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (56.12%) ASP.NET
3 47 (47.96%) WPF
4 36 (36.73%) jQuery
5 34 (34.69%) Web Services
6 30 (30.61%) WF
7 29 (29.59%) HTML
7 29 (29.59%) LINQ
8 26 (26.53%) CSS
9 25 (25.51%) XML
10 24 (24.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (24.49%) RESTful
10 24 (24.49%) Silverlight
10 24 (24.49%) SOAP
10 24 (24.49%) XSLT
11 15 (15.31%) .NET Framework
12 14 (14.29%) Ninject
13 13 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 13 (13.27%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (13.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.33%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (13.27%) Music Streaming
3 12 (12.24%) Digital TV
4 8 (8.16%) NHS
4 8 (8.16%) User Experience
5 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (70.41%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (55.10%) Software Engineering
3 37 (37.76%) OO
4 33 (33.67%) DSDM
5 31 (31.63%) MVC
6 30 (30.61%) Scrum
7 26 (26.53%) UML
8 25 (25.51%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (24.49%) MVVM
9 24 (24.49%) RUP
9 24 (24.49%) Service Delivery
9 24 (24.49%) Use Case
10 14 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
10 14 (14.29%) TDD
10 14 (14.29%) Web Application Development
11 13 (13.27%) Domain-Driven Design
12 9 (9.18%) Line Management
12 9 (9.18%) SOA
13 6 (6.12%) Mentoring
14 5 (5.10%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 93 (94.90%) C#
2 58 (59.18%) SQL
3 45 (45.92%) T-SQL
4 36 (36.73%) C++
5 29 (29.59%) Java
5 29 (29.59%) JavaScript
6 24 (24.49%) PL/SQL
7 14 (14.29%) VB
8 1 (1.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (18.37%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (3.06%) Xamarin