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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 61 86
Rank change year-on-year +1 +25  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 149 178 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.12% 4.00% 3.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.27% 10.50% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 142 165 140
Median salary £39,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1451 1695 1717
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 40.16% 38.12% 33.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1401 1437
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 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
Leeds +16 97 £38,250 -13.06% 6
Halifax -6 30 £40,000 -4.76% 1
Huddersfield +7 13 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Bradford +3 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Wetherby - 1 £42,500 -
WCF
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 283 (98.61%) C#
2 277 (96.52%) .NET
3 201 (70.03%) MVC
4 184 (64.11%) ASP.NET
5 178 (62.02%) SQL Server
6 172 (59.93%) Agile Software Development
7 125 (43.55%) HTML
8 124 (43.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 121 (42.16%) SQL
10 117 (40.77%) Web Services
11 107 (37.28%) Finance
12 100 (34.84%) CSS
13 98 (34.15%) JavaScript
14 93 (32.40%) T-SQL
15 92 (32.06%) WPF
16 85 (29.62%) Microsoft
17 84 (29.27%) Software Engineering
18 83 (28.92%) .NET Framework
19 74 (25.78%) jQuery
20 71 (24.74%) WinForms
21 70 (24.39%) TDD
22 69 (24.04%) ASP.NET Web API
23 60 (20.91%) SOAP
24 59 (20.56%) Visual Studio
25 56 (19.51%) Scrum
26 54 (18.82%) XML
27 51 (17.77%) Entity Framework
27 51 (17.77%) Team Foundation Server
28 50 (17.42%) Degree
28 50 (17.42%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 22 (7.67%) IIS
2 18 (6.27%) CMS
3 12 (4.18%) Umbraco
4 9 (3.14%) Mule
5 6 (2.09%) EPiServer
5 6 (2.09%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.70%) Kentico
7 2 (0.70%) WordPress
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 30 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 45 (15.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (7.67%) PaaS
3 19 (6.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.70%) Extranet
1 2 (0.70%) Internet
1 2 (0.70%) Intranet
2 1 (0.35%) HTTP
2 1 (0.35%) LDAP
2 1 (0.35%) SMTP
2 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (62.02%) SQL Server
2 50 (17.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (14.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 38 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (11.15%) SQL Server 2014
6 16 (5.57%) MySQL
7 11 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (3.14%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.74%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.70%) OLAP
11 2 (0.70%) OLTP
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.35%) Big Data
12 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 59 (20.56%) Visual Studio
2 51 (17.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (9.41%) MSTest
3 27 (9.41%) NUnit
4 25 (8.71%) Git (software)
5 21 (7.32%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (3.14%) NuGet
7 3 (1.05%) JIRA
7 3 (1.05%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (1.05%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.70%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.35%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.35%) gulp
9 1 (0.35%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 107 (37.28%) Finance
2 7 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 7 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 220 (76.66%) Developer
2 203 (70.73%) .NET Developer
3 108 (37.63%) C# Developer
4 101 (35.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 74 (25.78%) ASP.NET Developer
5 74 (25.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 68 (23.69%) Software Developer
7 67 (23.34%) .NET Software Developer
8 49 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 47 (16.38%) C# Software Developer
10 46 (16.03%) Software Engineer
11 35 (12.20%) .NET Software Engineer
11 35 (12.20%) Senior Developer
12 32 (11.15%) Senior .NET Developer
13 30 (10.45%) C# Software Engineer
14 26 (9.06%) C# WCF Developer
14 26 (9.06%) Junior
14 26 (9.06%) Junior .NET Developer
14 26 (9.06%) Junior Developer
14 26 (9.06%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (96.52%) .NET
2 184 (64.11%) ASP.NET
3 125 (43.55%) HTML
4 124 (43.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 117 (40.77%) Web Services
6 100 (34.84%) CSS
7 92 (32.06%) WPF
8 83 (28.92%) .NET Framework
9 74 (25.78%) jQuery
10 71 (24.74%) WinForms
11 69 (24.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 60 (20.91%) SOAP
13 54 (18.82%) XML
14 51 (17.77%) Entity Framework
15 44 (15.33%) AngularJS
16 42 (14.63%) RESTful
17 40 (13.94%) LINQ
17 40 (13.94%) Node.js
18 38 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 34 (11.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.50%) Computer Science
2 24 (8.36%) Streaming Music
3 13 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.35%) iPad
6 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.35%) Replication
6 1 (0.35%) User Experience
6 1 (0.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.71%) Windows
2 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (70.03%) MVC
2 172 (59.93%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (29.27%) Software Engineering
4 70 (24.39%) TDD
5 56 (19.51%) Scrum
6 45 (15.68%) SDLC
7 41 (14.29%) OO
8 36 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (11.15%) Web Application Development
10 31 (10.80%) Service Delivery
10 31 (10.80%) UML
11 29 (10.10%) Mentoring
11 29 (10.10%) Waterfall
12 27 (9.41%) MVVM
13 26 (9.06%) Project Management
14 25 (8.71%) Dependency Injection
14 25 (8.71%) DSDM
14 25 (8.71%) RUP
14 25 (8.71%) SOA
14 25 (8.71%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 283 (98.61%) C#
2 121 (42.16%) SQL
3 98 (34.15%) JavaScript
4 93 (32.40%) T-SQL
5 39 (13.59%) Java
6 29 (10.10%) PL/SQL
7 27 (9.41%) C++
8 14 (4.88%) PowerShell
9 13 (4.53%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.79%) Ruby
11 3 (1.05%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.05%) Python
12 2 (0.70%) VB
12 2 (0.70%) VB6
13 1 (0.35%) Scala
13 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 50 (17.42%) Degree
2 2 (0.70%) MCP
2 2 (0.70%) MCPD
2 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.79%) QA
2 5 (1.74%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 85 (29.62%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.10%) Oracle
3 6 (2.09%) Sitecore
4 2 (0.70%) Twitter
4 2 (0.70%) Xamarin
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