Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 77 79
Rank change year-on-year -68 +2 +10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 184 390 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.90% 3.52% 3.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.07% 9.67% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 161 371 404
Yorkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +20.00% +5.63%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.75% +0.76% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3627 4034 5455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.39% 36.38% 41.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3116 3597 4576
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,850 £59,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Yorkshire

WCF
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for WCF in Yorkshire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Salary histogram for WCF in Yorkshire

WCF
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the 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
West Yorkshire -65 145 £47,500 +3.26% 11
South Yorkshire +29 21 £42,500 +21.43% 1
North Yorkshire -17 11 £35,250 -11.88%
East Yorkshire -8 4 £37,500 -6.25% 1
WCF
England

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 182 (98.91%) .NET
2 174 (94.57%) C#
3 116 (63.04%) SQL Server
4 115 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 112 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (57.07%) MVC
7 103 (55.98%) SQL
8 93 (50.54%) WPF
9 83 (45.11%) JavaScript
10 82 (44.57%) Software Engineering
11 73 (39.67%) T-SQL
12 71 (38.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 68 (36.96%) Web Services
14 65 (35.33%) .NET Framework
15 60 (32.61%) Scrum
16 54 (29.35%) HTML
16 54 (29.35%) jQuery
17 52 (28.26%) CSS
18 50 (27.17%) Visual Studio
19 48 (26.09%) Microsoft
20 45 (24.46%) OO
21 44 (23.91%) ASP.NET Web API
22 43 (23.37%) Finance
23 39 (21.20%) TDD
23 39 (21.20%) AngularJS
24 38 (20.65%) Java
24 38 (20.65%) C++
25 37 (20.11%) NUnit
25 37 (20.11%) RESTful
26 36 (19.57%) MSTest

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (5.98%) IIS
2 9 (4.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.63%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.09%) CMS
7 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.54%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.63%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.54%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.54%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.63%) Office 365
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.63%) Skype
2 1 (0.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (63.04%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.70%) MySQL
3 15 (8.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (7.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (7.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (7.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (6.52%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.98%) NoSQL
7 11 (5.98%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.17%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.54%) Adabas
11 1 (0.54%) Ingres
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (27.17%) Visual Studio
2 37 (20.11%) NUnit
3 36 (19.57%) MSTest
4 29 (15.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (7.61%) Git (software)
6 12 (6.52%) SpecFlow
7 7 (3.80%) TeamCity
8 6 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (3.26%) Subversion
9 4 (2.17%) Bugzilla
9 4 (2.17%) FogBugz
9 4 (2.17%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.17%) JIRA
9 4 (2.17%) Selenium
9 4 (2.17%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.63%) Moq
10 3 (1.63%) ReSharper
11 2 (1.09%) YouTrack
12 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 43 (23.37%) Finance
2 14 (7.61%) Electronics
2 14 (7.61%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.35%) Law
3 8 (4.35%) Music Industry
3 8 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.72%) Legal
5 4 (2.17%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.63%) Marketing
7 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 123 (66.85%) Developer
2 95 (51.63%) .NET Developer
3 61 (33.15%) C# Developer
4 52 (28.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (24.46%) Senior Developer
6 41 (22.28%) Senior .NET Developer
7 40 (21.74%) Software Engineer
8 36 (19.57%) Software Developer
9 30 (16.30%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 30 (16.30%) Senior C# Developer
10 28 (15.22%) C# Software Developer
11 27 (14.67%) .NET Software Engineer
11 27 (14.67%) C# Software Engineer
11 27 (14.67%) Senior Software Developer
12 26 (14.13%) .NET Software Developer
12 26 (14.13%) ASP.NET Developer
12 26 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 26 (14.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 24 (13.04%) Senior .NET Software Developer
14 23 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (98.91%) .NET
2 115 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 93 (50.54%) WPF
4 71 (38.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 68 (36.96%) Web Services
6 65 (35.33%) .NET Framework
7 54 (29.35%) HTML
7 54 (29.35%) jQuery
8 52 (28.26%) CSS
9 44 (23.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 39 (21.20%) AngularJS
11 37 (20.11%) RESTful
12 35 (19.02%) LINQ
12 35 (19.02%) SOAP
13 33 (17.93%) XML
14 31 (16.85%) Entity Framework
15 30 (16.30%) WF
16 28 (15.22%) Node.js
17 27 (14.67%) XSLT
18 26 (14.13%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (7.07%) Music Streaming
3 12 (6.52%) Digital TV
4 11 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.89%) User Experience
6 8 (4.35%) NHS
7 6 (3.26%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.63%) Social Network
10 2 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.61%) Windows
2 2 (1.09%) Linux
3 1 (0.54%) Android
3 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (57.07%) MVC
3 82 (44.57%) Software Engineering
4 60 (32.61%) Scrum
5 45 (24.46%) OO
6 39 (21.20%) TDD
7 36 (19.57%) UML
8 33 (17.93%) DSDM
9 29 (15.76%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (14.67%) SDLC
11 26 (14.13%) MVVM
11 26 (14.13%) Use Case
11 26 (14.13%) Web Application Development
12 24 (13.04%) RUP
12 24 (13.04%) Service Delivery
13 20 (10.87%) SOA
13 20 (10.87%) Waterfall
14 14 (7.61%) Dependency Injection
15 13 (7.07%) BDD
15 13 (7.07%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 174 (94.57%) C#
2 103 (55.98%) SQL
3 83 (45.11%) JavaScript
4 73 (39.67%) T-SQL
5 38 (20.65%) C++
5 38 (20.65%) Java
6 24 (13.04%) PL/SQL
7 14 (7.61%) VB
8 11 (5.98%) Ruby
9 6 (3.26%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.63%) C
11 2 (1.09%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.54%) NATURAL
12 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (15.76%) Degree
2 2 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 48 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.87%) Oracle
3 4 (2.17%) Capita
3 4 (2.17%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.63%) hybris
5 2 (1.09%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.09%) SAP
6 1 (0.54%) Apple
6 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.54%) Symantec