Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 61 79
Rank change year-on-year -65 +18 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 145 325 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.16% 4.27% 3.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.37% 12.17% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 129 312 282
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +15.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +20.00% +5.63%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2278 2670 3946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 33.97% 35.09% 42.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1998 2409 3257
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in West Yorkshire

WCF
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for WCF in West Yorkshire

WCF
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in West Yorkshire

WCF
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Leeds -54 98 £52,500 +12.30% 4
Bradford +14 20 £46,000 +8.24% 1
Halifax -14 12 £50,000 - 2
Wakefield -4 4 £36,500 -8.75% 2
Huddersfield -7 4 £43,750 +108.33% 1
Ilkley - 1 £25,000 -
WCF
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 145 (100.00%) .NET
2 137 (94.48%) C#
3 93 (64.14%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (55.86%) ASP.NET
5 80 (55.17%) SQL Server
6 79 (54.48%) SQL
7 74 (51.03%) WPF
8 73 (50.34%) MVC
9 68 (46.90%) Software Engineering
10 65 (44.83%) T-SQL
11 59 (40.69%) Web Services
12 56 (38.62%) JavaScript
13 49 (33.79%) HTML
13 49 (33.79%) jQuery
14 47 (32.41%) Scrum
15 46 (31.72%) CSS
16 42 (28.97%) ASP.NET MVC
17 41 (28.28%) Finance
18 39 (26.90%) OO
18 39 (26.90%) .NET Framework
19 38 (26.21%) C++
20 37 (25.52%) Visual Studio
20 37 (25.52%) NUnit
21 36 (24.83%) UML
21 36 (24.83%) MSTest
22 35 (24.14%) SOAP
23 34 (23.45%) Java
24 33 (22.76%) DSDM
25 30 (20.69%) XML
25 30 (20.69%) WF

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (7.59%) IIS
2 9 (6.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.69%) CMS
5 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.03%) MySQL
3 14 (9.66%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (8.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (5.52%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.76%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.69%) Adabas
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (25.52%) NUnit
1 37 (25.52%) Visual Studio
2 36 (24.83%) MSTest
3 18 (12.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (8.28%) SpecFlow
5 6 (4.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (3.45%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.76%) Bugzilla
7 4 (2.76%) FogBugz
7 4 (2.76%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.76%) JIRA
7 4 (2.76%) Selenium
7 4 (2.76%) Subversion
7 4 (2.76%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.07%) Moq
9 2 (1.38%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.69%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 41 (28.28%) Finance
2 13 (8.97%) Electronics
2 13 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.52%) Law
3 8 (5.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.45%) Legal
5 4 (2.76%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Games
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 88 (60.69%) Developer
2 68 (46.90%) .NET Developer
3 44 (30.34%) C# Developer
4 39 (26.90%) Software Engineer
5 38 (26.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (21.38%) Senior Developer
7 28 (19.31%) Senior .NET Developer
8 27 (18.62%) .NET Software Engineer
9 26 (17.93%) C# Software Engineer
10 23 (15.86%) Software Developer
10 23 (15.86%) SQL Developer
11 18 (12.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 18 (12.41%) Senior C# Developer
12 15 (10.34%) C# Software Developer
12 15 (10.34%) Senior Software Developer
13 14 (9.66%) Senior Software Engineer
14 13 (8.97%) .NET Software Developer
14 13 (8.97%) ASP.NET Developer
14 13 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 13 (8.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (100.00%) .NET
2 81 (55.86%) ASP.NET
3 74 (51.03%) WPF
4 59 (40.69%) Web Services
5 49 (33.79%) HTML
5 49 (33.79%) jQuery
6 46 (31.72%) CSS
7 42 (28.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 39 (26.90%) .NET Framework
9 35 (24.14%) SOAP
10 30 (20.69%) LINQ
10 30 (20.69%) WF
10 30 (20.69%) XML
11 26 (17.93%) AngularJS
11 26 (17.93%) RESTful
12 25 (17.24%) Silverlight
12 25 (17.24%) XSLT
13 21 (14.48%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (14.48%) HTML5
13 21 (14.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.03%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (8.97%) Music Streaming
3 12 (8.28%) Digital TV
4 11 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (5.52%) NHS
5 8 (5.52%) User Experience
6 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.76%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.59%) Windows
2 1 (0.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (64.14%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (50.34%) MVC
3 68 (46.90%) Software Engineering
4 47 (32.41%) Scrum
5 39 (26.90%) OO
6 36 (24.83%) UML
7 33 (22.76%) DSDM
8 27 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (17.93%) TDD
10 25 (17.24%) MVVM
11 24 (16.55%) RUP
11 24 (16.55%) Service Delivery
11 24 (16.55%) Use Case
12 19 (13.10%) SOA
13 14 (9.66%) Dependency Injection
13 14 (9.66%) Web Application Development
14 13 (8.97%) Domain-Driven Design
14 13 (8.97%) SDLC
15 10 (6.90%) Sequence Diagram
15 10 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 137 (94.48%) C#
2 79 (54.48%) SQL
3 65 (44.83%) T-SQL
4 56 (38.62%) JavaScript
5 38 (26.21%) C++
6 34 (23.45%) Java
7 24 (16.55%) PL/SQL
8 14 (9.66%) VB
9 3 (2.07%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.38%) C
11 1 (0.69%) NATURAL
11 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (15.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 28 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.10%) Oracle
3 4 (2.76%) Capita
3 4 (2.76%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.07%) hybris
5 1 (0.69%) SAP
5 1 (0.69%) Symantec