Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 63 59
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 41 4 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 6.32% 0.74% 3.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.40% 1.89% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 41 4 29
Leicester median annual salary £35,000 £35,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% -10.63% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,350 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £50,000 £52,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year -6.67% -9.09% -2.94%

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 Leicester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 306 212 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 47.15% 39.41% 36.86%
Number of salaries quoted 269 201 279
Leicester median annual salary £41,800 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.47% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,900 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.67% -6.25% +14.29%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Leicester

WCF
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for WCF in Leicester

WCF
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Leicester over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for WCF.

1 41 (100.00%) C#
1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (97.56%) SQL
2 40 (97.56%) Microsoft
3 39 (95.12%) MVC
3 39 (95.12%) Web Services
3 39 (95.12%) ASP.NET
4 38 (92.68%) CSS
4 38 (92.68%) HTML
4 38 (92.68%) Ajax
4 38 (92.68%) .NET Framework
4 38 (92.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (92.68%) Entity Framework
5 34 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (80.49%) SQL Server
6 33 (80.49%) Mobile App
6 33 (80.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 32 (78.05%) Mobile Application Development
7 32 (78.05%) Performance Tuning
7 32 (78.05%) Sass
7 32 (78.05%) Test Automation
7 32 (78.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 32 (78.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (78.05%) jQuery
7 32 (78.05%) Unit Testing
7 32 (78.05%) T-SQL
7 32 (78.05%) SOA
7 32 (78.05%) Automotive
7 32 (78.05%) Microservices
7 32 (78.05%) ASP.NET Core

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 (26.83%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (78.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.44%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (80.49%) SQL Server
2 32 (78.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (26.83%) Power BI
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 11 (26.83%) Bitbucket
1 11 (26.83%) JIRA
1 11 (26.83%) Octopus Deploy
1 11 (26.83%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (78.05%) Automotive
2 15 (36.59%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Software Engineer
3 11 (26.83%) Lead Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Architect
5 6 (14.63%) Systems Architect
6 5 (12.20%) .NET Developer
6 5 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (12.20%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.88%) CRM Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (95.12%) ASP.NET
2 39 (95.12%) Web Services
3 38 (92.68%) .NET Framework
3 38 (92.68%) Ajax
3 38 (92.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 38 (92.68%) CSS
3 38 (92.68%) Entity Framework
3 38 (92.68%) HTML
4 33 (80.49%) ASP.NET Web API
5 32 (78.05%) ASP.NET Core
5 32 (78.05%) jQuery
5 32 (78.05%) Sass
6 6 (14.63%) .NET Remoting
6 6 (14.63%) ADO.NET
6 6 (14.63%) DHTML
6 6 (14.63%) LINQ
6 6 (14.63%) XHTML
6 6 (14.63%) XML
7 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (80.49%) Mobile App
2 6 (14.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) MVC
2 34 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (78.05%) Microservices
3 32 (78.05%) Mobile Application Development
3 32 (78.05%) Performance Tuning
3 32 (78.05%) SOA
3 32 (78.05%) Test Automation
3 32 (78.05%) Unit Testing
4 15 (36.59%) Software Engineering
5 11 (26.83%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (26.83%) Line Management
6 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (14.63%) Kanban
6 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
6 6 (14.63%) OO
6 6 (14.63%) Scrum
7 2 (4.88%) CRM
7 2 (4.88%) SDLC
8 1 (2.44%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (2.44%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) C#
2 40 (97.56%) SQL
3 32 (78.05%) T-SQL
4 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.63%) XAML
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Google
2 1 (2.44%) Xamarin