The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 66 43
Rank change year-on-year -5 -23  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3 5 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.41% 0.74% 4.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 2.02% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 26
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 309 247 330
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 42.33% 36.59% 45.21%
Number of salaries quoted 223 230 275
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +8.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

WCF
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for WCF in Leicestershire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Leicestershire

WCF
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -8 3 £35,000 -17.64% 2
WCF
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
3 16 (88.89%) HTML
3 16 (88.89%) MVC
4 15 (83.33%) jQuery
4 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (66.67%) CSS
6 9 (50.00%) SQL
6 9 (50.00%) HTML5
7 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
7 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
7 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (38.89%) WPF
8 7 (38.89%) MVVM
9 6 (33.33%) Ajax
9 6 (33.33%) XML
9 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 5 (27.78%) IIS
10 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
10 5 (27.78%) ADO.NET
10 5 (27.78%) Java
10 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
10 5 (27.78%) C++
10 5 (27.78%) UML
10 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
10 5 (27.78%) Degree
10 5 (27.78%) Finance
10 5 (27.78%) Aerospace
10 5 (27.78%) Banking

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (27.78%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Blend
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Aerospace
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) .NET Developer
2 10 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (44.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Architect
4 5 (27.78%) Technical Architect
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Developer
6 3 (16.67%) C# WPF Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (16.67%) HTML Developer
6 3 (16.67%) WPF Developer
7 2 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 1 (5.56%) GUI Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Silverlight Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
8 1 (5.56%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
3 16 (88.89%) HTML
4 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (83.33%) jQuery
5 12 (66.67%) CSS
6 9 (50.00%) HTML5
7 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
7 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (38.89%) WPF
9 6 (33.33%) Ajax
9 6 (33.33%) XML
10 5 (27.78%) ADO.NET
10 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (22.22%) Entity Framework
12 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 3 (16.67%) Silverlight
12 3 (16.67%) WinForms
13 2 (11.11%) SignalR
13 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
1 5 (27.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 7 (38.89%) MVVM
4 5 (27.78%) Front End Development
4 5 (27.78%) UML
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) CQRS
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) SOLID
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 3 (16.67%) XAML
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Telerik
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