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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 43 51
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.81% 1.24% 3.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% 3.01% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 7
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +21.42%  
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 Leicester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 185 133 199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 49.73% 41.30% 46.06%
Number of salaries quoted 165 125 164
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Leicester region with a requirement for WCF.

1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 16 (100.00%) MVC
2 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) jQuery
2 15 (93.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (68.75%) CSS
4 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 9 (56.25%) HTML5
4 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (43.75%) MVVM
7 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (37.50%) Degree
7 6 (37.50%) Ajax
7 6 (37.50%) WPF
7 6 (37.50%) ADO.NET
7 6 (37.50%) XML
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 5 (31.25%) IIS
8 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 5 (31.25%) UML
8 5 (31.25%) Java
8 5 (31.25%) C++
8 5 (31.25%) Finance
8 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
8 5 (31.25%) Banking

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 5 (31.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Blend
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (43.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (43.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (31.25%) Architect
5 5 (31.25%) Technical Architect
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
7 3 (18.75%) C# WPF Developer
7 3 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (18.75%) HTML Developer
7 3 (18.75%) WPF Developer
8 2 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
9 1 (6.25%) C# GUI Developer
9 1 (6.25%) GUI Developer
9 1 (6.25%) Silverlight Developer
9 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
9 1 (6.25%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 15 (93.75%) ASP.NET MVC
2 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) jQuery
3 11 (68.75%) CSS
4 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (56.25%) HTML5
5 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (37.50%) ADO.NET
6 6 (37.50%) Ajax
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (37.50%) WPF
6 6 (37.50%) XML
7 5 (31.25%) Entity Framework
8 3 (18.75%) Dapper ORM
8 3 (18.75%) LINQ
8 3 (18.75%) Silverlight
8 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (12.50%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (43.75%) MVVM
4 5 (31.25%) Front End Development
4 5 (31.25%) UML
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) CQRS
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 3 (18.75%) XAML
6 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Telerik
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter
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