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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 71 84 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 82 54 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.97% 2.55% 3.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.26% 6.83% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 71 46 92
Average salary £49,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
WCF
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
799 791 960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.69% 37.33% 35.66%
Number of salaries quoted 619 651 831
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WCF
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WCF Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

WCF Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

WCF
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans +9 39 £60,000 +71.42% 4
Welwyn Garden City -13 15 £31,000 -11.42%
Watford +4 10 £47,500 +29.25%
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £49,000 -
Welwyn - 4 £28,250 -
Radlett - 2 £47,500 -
Potters Bar -4 1 £35,000 +16.66%
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 154 (99.35%) .NET
2 150 (96.77%) C#
3 124 (80.00%) MVC
4 119 (76.77%) ASP.NET
5 111 (71.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 104 (67.10%) Agile Software Development
7 103 (66.45%) SQL Server
8 93 (60.00%) TDD
9 72 (46.45%) SQL
10 70 (45.16%) JavaScript
11 69 (44.52%) CSS
12 68 (43.87%) HTML
13 67 (43.23%) Microsoft
14 66 (42.58%) jQuery
15 60 (38.71%) OO
16 54 (34.84%) BDD
17 53 (34.19%) Web Application Development
17 53 (34.19%) MS Excel
18 46 (29.68%) Ajax
19 41 (26.45%) Software Engineering
19 41 (26.45%) SOA
20 40 (25.81%) Scrum
20 40 (25.81%) CSS3
20 40 (25.81%) Git (software)
21 39 (25.16%) NUnit
22 38 (24.52%) OOD
22 38 (24.52%) HTML5
23 37 (23.87%) Oracle
24 36 (23.23%) Team Foundation Server
25 35 (22.58%) SharePoint

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 35 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 25 (16.13%) Node.js
3 19 (12.26%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (9.03%) IIS
5 3 (1.94%) JBoss
5 3 (1.94%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.94%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.29%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 53 (34.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.06%) Internet
2 4 (2.58%) Firewall
2 4 (2.58%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.29%) DNS
3 2 (1.29%) SMTP
3 2 (1.29%) HTTP
3 2 (1.29%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (66.45%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.13%) NoSQL
3 13 (8.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.23%) Big Data
6 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.94%) DB2
6 3 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 39 (25.16%) NUnit
3 36 (23.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (21.94%) Selenium
4 34 (21.94%) TeamCity
5 24 (15.48%) Visual Studio
6 15 (9.68%) Subversion
7 14 (9.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (9.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 14 (9.03%) CruiseControl
8 3 (1.94%) Hudson
8 3 (1.94%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.29%) Moq
10 1 (0.65%) FxCop
10 1 (0.65%) StyleCop
10 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 28 (18.06%) Games
2 12 (7.74%) Finance
3 6 (3.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Front Office
4 1 (0.65%) Back Office
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 144 (92.90%) Developer
2 110 (70.97%) .NET Developer
3 64 (41.29%) C# Developer
4 48 (30.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (21.94%) Senior Developer
6 31 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 26 (16.77%) Senior C# Developer
8 25 (16.13%) Software Engineer
9 23 (14.84%) C# Software Engineer
10 21 (13.55%) Software Developer
10 21 (13.55%) Web Developer
11 20 (12.90%) .NET Software Engineer
12 19 (12.26%) C# Web Developer
13 17 (10.97%) .NET Web Developer
13 17 (10.97%) .NET Software Developer
13 17 (10.97%) C# Software Developer
14 15 (9.68%) Senior Software Developer
15 14 (9.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 14 (9.03%) ASP.NET Developer
16 13 (8.39%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (99.35%) .NET
2 119 (76.77%) ASP.NET
3 111 (71.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 69 (44.52%) CSS
5 68 (43.87%) HTML
6 66 (42.58%) jQuery
7 46 (29.68%) Ajax
8 40 (25.81%) CSS3
9 38 (24.52%) HTML5
10 35 (22.58%) XSLT
11 34 (21.94%) .NET Framework
11 34 (21.94%) XML
11 34 (21.94%) Silverlight
12 33 (21.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 25 (16.13%) WebSockets
13 25 (16.13%) RESTful
14 19 (12.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 17 (10.97%) AngularJS
15 17 (10.97%) Web Services
15 17 (10.97%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.13%) BBC
1 25 (16.13%) Social Media
2 24 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (13.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.87%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.23%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.23%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.94%) W3C
7 2 (1.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.65%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (80.00%) MVC
2 104 (67.10%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (60.00%) TDD
4 60 (38.71%) OO
5 54 (34.84%) BDD
6 53 (34.19%) Web Application Development
7 41 (26.45%) Software Engineering
7 41 (26.45%) SOA
8 40 (25.81%) Scrum
9 38 (24.52%) OOD
10 27 (17.42%) Multithreading
11 26 (16.77%) Domain-Driven Design
11 26 (16.77%) Web Development
11 26 (16.77%) CQRS
12 25 (16.13%) Low Latency
13 19 (12.26%) MVVM
14 13 (8.39%) E-business
15 6 (3.87%) Information Management
15 6 (3.87%) Volume Testing
15 6 (3.87%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 150 (96.77%) C#
2 72 (46.45%) SQL
3 70 (45.16%) JavaScript
4 26 (16.77%) Ruby
5 25 (16.13%) Objective-C
5 25 (16.13%) PL/SQL
6 11 (7.10%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.52%) Java
8 2 (1.29%) C
8 2 (1.29%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.29%) XAML
9 1 (0.65%) VBScript
9 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (19.35%) Degree
2 7 (4.52%) VCP4
3 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 67 (43.23%) Microsoft
2 37 (23.87%) Oracle
3 25 (16.13%) Apple
3 25 (16.13%) Sony
3 25 (16.13%) Yahoo!
3 25 (16.13%) Google
3 25 (16.13%) Facebook
4 3 (1.94%) IBM
4 3 (1.94%) Temenos
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