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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 60 84
Rank change year-on-year -56 +24  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 73 161 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.08% 4.07% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.44% 10.89% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 71 142 115
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 1341 1479 1874
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 38.28% 37.41% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1142 1265 1537
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -46 45 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Huddersfield +6 10 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Halifax -18 9 £27,500 -45.00%
Bradford +1 6 £40,000 -49.36% 1
WCF
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 219 (99.55%) .NET
2 215 (97.73%) C#
3 161 (73.18%) ASP.NET
4 156 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
5 151 (68.64%) MVC
6 134 (60.91%) SQL Server
7 120 (54.55%) HTML
8 112 (50.91%) SQL
9 107 (48.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 105 (47.73%) Web Services
11 94 (42.73%) CSS
12 90 (40.91%) JavaScript
13 80 (36.36%) T-SQL
14 76 (34.55%) Finance
15 71 (32.27%) jQuery
16 70 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
17 68 (30.91%) .NET Framework
18 65 (29.55%) WPF
19 64 (29.09%) WinForms
19 64 (29.09%) Software Engineering
20 61 (27.73%) Scrum
21 60 (27.27%) Microsoft
22 59 (26.82%) SOAP
23 57 (25.91%) TDD
24 46 (20.91%) XML
25 44 (20.00%) Visual Studio
25 44 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
25 44 (20.00%) Entity Framework
26 43 (19.55%) SDLC
27 42 (19.09%) Degree

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 26 (11.82%) IIS
2 14 (6.36%) CMS
3 9 (4.09%) Mule
3 9 (4.09%) Umbraco
4 6 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.45%) Kentico
6 1 (0.45%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.00%) PaaS
3 8 (3.64%) SaaS
4 6 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.36%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) Extranet
2 1 (0.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) Intranet
2 1 (0.45%) LDAP
2 1 (0.45%) SMTP
2 1 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (60.91%) SQL Server
2 44 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 39 (17.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (15.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (9.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (3.64%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.73%) MySQL
9 5 (2.27%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.45%) Big Data
10 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.45%) OLAP
10 1 (0.45%) OLTP
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 30 (13.64%) NUnit
2 30 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (11.82%) MSTest
4 16 (7.27%) Git (software)
5 9 (4.09%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (2.73%) Subversion
6 6 (2.73%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.27%) NuGet
8 4 (1.82%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.82%) FogBugz
8 4 (1.82%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.82%) JIRA
8 4 (1.82%) Selenium
8 4 (1.82%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.82%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.91%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.45%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.45%) gulp
General
1 76 (34.55%) Finance
2 6 (2.73%) Retail
3 4 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 172 (78.18%) Developer
2 149 (67.73%) .NET Developer
3 104 (47.27%) C# Developer
4 92 (41.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 75 (34.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 74 (33.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 46 (20.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 46 (20.91%) Software Developer
8 41 (18.64%) SQL Developer
9 36 (16.36%) C# Software Developer
10 35 (15.91%) .NET Software Developer
11 28 (12.73%) C# WCF Developer
11 28 (12.73%) Software Engineer
11 28 (12.73%) WCF Developer
12 25 (11.36%) .NET Software Engineer
12 25 (11.36%) C# Software Engineer
13 23 (10.45%) Junior .NET Developer
13 23 (10.45%) Junior C# .NET Developer
13 23 (10.45%) Junior C# Developer
13 23 (10.45%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (99.55%) .NET
2 161 (73.18%) ASP.NET
3 120 (54.55%) HTML
4 107 (48.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 105 (47.73%) Web Services
6 94 (42.73%) CSS
7 71 (32.27%) jQuery
8 70 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 68 (30.91%) .NET Framework
10 65 (29.55%) WPF
11 64 (29.09%) WinForms
12 59 (26.82%) SOAP
13 46 (20.91%) XML
14 44 (20.00%) Entity Framework
15 42 (19.09%) RESTful
16 38 (17.27%) HTML5
17 34 (15.45%) AngularJS
18 33 (15.00%) XSLT
19 29 (13.18%) LINQ
20 28 (12.73%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.27%) Computer Science
1 27 (12.27%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (5.91%) Streaming Music
3 8 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.45%) iPad
5 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.45%) Replication
5 1 (0.45%) User Experience
5 1 (0.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.09%) Windows
2 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (68.64%) MVC
3 64 (29.09%) Software Engineering
4 61 (27.73%) Scrum
5 57 (25.91%) TDD
6 43 (19.55%) SDLC
7 38 (17.27%) UML
8 36 (16.36%) OO
9 33 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (14.09%) Waterfall
11 28 (12.73%) Service Delivery
12 27 (12.27%) Mentoring
12 27 (12.27%) Project Management
13 26 (11.82%) MVVM
14 25 (11.36%) DSDM
14 25 (11.36%) RUP
14 25 (11.36%) Use Case
15 20 (9.09%) Web Application Development
16 15 (6.82%) BDD
17 14 (6.36%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 215 (97.73%) C#
2 112 (50.91%) SQL
3 90 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 80 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 33 (15.00%) Java
6 26 (11.82%) C++
6 26 (11.82%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.64%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.18%) Ruby
9 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.36%) Python
9 3 (1.36%) VB
10 2 (0.91%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.91%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.91%) VB6
11 1 (0.45%) C
11 1 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (19.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.82%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 60 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.45%) Oracle
3 6 (2.73%) Sitecore
4 2 (0.91%) hybris
4 2 (0.91%) Twitter
4 2 (0.91%) Xamarin
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Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago