The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 14 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 11.11% 7.69% 19.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.86% 15.38% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 9
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
WCF
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dartford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 62.22% 50.00% 46.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 21
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Dartford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

WCF
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

WCF Salary Trend in Dartford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (84.00%) .NET
3 17 (68.00%) MVC
3 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
4 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (56.00%) TDD
6 13 (52.00%) Web Application Development
7 10 (40.00%) CSS
7 10 (40.00%) HTML
7 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (36.00%) OOD
8 9 (36.00%) WPF
9 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (32.00%) Windows
9 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
9 8 (32.00%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (28.00%) Rhino Mocks
10 7 (28.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (28.00%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (28.00%) Classic ASP
10 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (28.00%) Oracle
10 7 (28.00%) MonoRail
10 7 (28.00%) NHibernate
10 7 (28.00%) Android
10 7 (28.00%) NUnit
10 7 (28.00%) Scrum
11 6 (24.00%) Games

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (24.00%) Node.js
2 2 (8.00%) Sitefinity
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) MS Access
3 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) DTS
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) NUnit
1 7 (28.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (24.00%) Games
2 4 (16.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) ASP Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Classic ASP Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (8.00%) CRM Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) .NET
2 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (40.00%) CSS
3 10 (40.00%) HTML
4 9 (36.00%) WPF
5 7 (28.00%) MonoRail
5 7 (28.00%) NHibernate
5 7 (28.00%) Classic ASP
5 7 (28.00%) Castle Windsor
6 6 (24.00%) Ninject
6 6 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
9 3 (12.00%) Web Services
10 2 (8.00%) XML
10 2 (8.00%) ADO.NET
10 2 (8.00%) PhoneGap
11 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (24.00%) iPhone
3 2 (8.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) MVC
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) TDD
3 13 (52.00%) Web Application Development
4 9 (36.00%) OOD
5 8 (32.00%) Dependency Injection
5 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (28.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 6 (24.00%) OO
8 4 (16.00%) UML
8 4 (16.00%) Image Processing
8 4 (16.00%) MVVM
9 2 (8.00%) OOP
9 2 (8.00%) CRM
10 1 (4.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VBA
3 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (8.00%) Apple Swift
3 2 (8.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) Ektron
3 2 (8.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.00%) Telerik