Period
to 21 January 2019

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 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 73 68
Rank change year-on-year -28 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 14 12 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.43% 1.29% 3.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.83% 3.11% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 45
Leicestershire median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £34,125 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £46,875 £38,625 £56,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +1.19%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 495 386 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 50.51% 41.55% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 333 348 504
Leicestershire median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £27,602 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,725 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +6.67%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

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 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -17 12 £37,500 - 4
Loughborough - 1 £30,000 - 1
Hinckley - 1 £37,500 - 1
WCF
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (85.71%) Unit Testing
3 12 (85.71%) SQL
4 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
4 11 (78.57%) Web Services
4 11 (78.57%) MVC
4 11 (78.57%) .NET Framework
4 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (71.43%) Entity Framework
5 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
6 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
7 8 (57.14%) Ajax
7 8 (57.14%) Automotive
7 8 (57.14%) jQuery
7 8 (57.14%) Retail
7 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
7 8 (57.14%) CSS
7 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
7 8 (57.14%) HTML
7 8 (57.14%) SOA
7 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
7 8 (57.14%) Sass
7 8 (57.14%) Mobile App
7 8 (57.14%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (57.14%) Microservices

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 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQLite
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (7.14%) Power BI
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (57.14%) Automotive
1 8 (57.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Framework
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (78.57%) Web Services
3 10 (71.43%) Entity Framework
4 8 (57.14%) Ajax
4 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET Core
4 8 (57.14%) CSS
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) jQuery
4 8 (57.14%) Sass
5 4 (28.57%) LINQ
5 4 (28.57%) WPF
6 3 (21.43%) REST
6 3 (21.43%) SOAP
6 3 (21.43%) WinForms
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) BBC
2 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Unit Testing
3 11 (78.57%) MVC
4 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
5 8 (57.14%) Microservices
5 8 (57.14%) Mobile Application Development
5 8 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (57.14%) SOA
5 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
6 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
6 4 (28.57%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
8 2 (14.29%) BDD
8 2 (14.29%) Kanban
8 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) F#
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Facebook
3 1 (7.14%) Sony
3 1 (7.14%) Yahoo!