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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 12 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 9 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 17.65% 20.00% 32.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.47% 35.29% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 9
Average salary £38,750 £46,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.21% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £45,000 £36,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
34 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 66.67% 56.67% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 33 15 18
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Dartford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Dartford region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Dartford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 40 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (85.00%) .NET
2 34 (85.00%) MVC
3 33 (82.50%) ASP.NET
3 33 (82.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (72.50%) SQL Server
5 26 (65.00%) TDD
6 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (55.00%) Web Application Development
8 19 (47.50%) Dependency Injection
8 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
9 16 (40.00%) Mobile App
10 15 (37.50%) Domain-Driven Design
10 15 (37.50%) Android
11 14 (35.00%) iPhone
11 14 (35.00%) Google
11 14 (35.00%) Games
11 14 (35.00%) HTML
11 14 (35.00%) CSS
11 14 (35.00%) Node.js
11 14 (35.00%) Ninject
11 14 (35.00%) KnockoutJS
12 12 (30.00%) WPF
13 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
14 10 (25.00%) OO
15 9 (22.50%) SOAP
15 9 (22.50%) Windows
15 9 (22.50%) REST
15 9 (22.50%) jQuery
16 8 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 14 (35.00%) Node.js
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Sitefinity
2 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (72.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.00%) MS Access
3 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) DTS
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (20.00%) NUnit
General
1 14 (35.00%) Games
2 4 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Developer
2 19 (47.50%) .NET Developer
3 10 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Classic ASP Developer
4 8 (20.00%) ASP Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Software Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Lead Developer
7 4 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
7 4 (10.00%) Team Leader
7 4 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (5.00%) CRM Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Design Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (85.00%) .NET
2 33 (82.50%) ASP.NET
2 33 (82.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (35.00%) HTML
3 14 (35.00%) CSS
3 14 (35.00%) Ninject
3 14 (35.00%) KnockoutJS
4 12 (30.00%) WPF
5 9 (22.50%) SOAP
5 9 (22.50%) REST
5 9 (22.50%) jQuery
6 8 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
6 8 (20.00%) Classic ASP
6 8 (20.00%) MonoRail
6 8 (20.00%) NHibernate
7 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
7 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (15.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (15.00%) Web Services
9 5 (12.50%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 14 (35.00%) iPhone
3 2 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Android
2 9 (22.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) MVC
2 26 (65.00%) TDD
3 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (55.00%) Web Application Development
5 19 (47.50%) Dependency Injection
6 15 (37.50%) Domain-Driven Design
7 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
8 10 (25.00%) OO
9 8 (20.00%) Scrum
10 7 (17.50%) OOD
11 5 (12.50%) OOP
12 4 (10.00%) UML
12 4 (10.00%) Image Processing
13 2 (5.00%) CRM
14 1 (2.50%) MVVM
14 1 (2.50%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (5.00%) VBA
4 2 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Google
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) Telerik
4 2 (5.00%) Xamarin
4 2 (5.00%) Ektron