Period
to 20 April 2019

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 20 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 45 68
Rank change year-on-year -45 +23 -16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.37% 4.84% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.53% 9.09% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 16
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £100,000 £93,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% -

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 396 330 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 54.10% 53.23% 48.06%
Number of salaries quoted 300 312 358
Leicester median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £27,450 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,750 £47,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -8.54%

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 10 (100.00%) OO
1 10 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 10 (100.00%) LINQ
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (60.00%) SQLite
2 6 (60.00%) REST
2 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) WPF
2 6 (60.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) WinForms
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) OOP
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Finance

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 4 (40.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQLite
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (60.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) LINQ
2 6 (60.00%) REST
2 6 (60.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) WinForms
2 6 (60.00%) WPF
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) OO
1 10 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) OOP
3 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (40.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (60.00%) Degree