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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 71 80 72
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 86 70 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.71% 2.79% 3.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.05% 7.47% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 78 61 84
Average salary £48,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
856 937 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.94% 37.38% 33.36%
Number of salaries quoted 724 797 754
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +3 48 £60,000 +46.34% 2
Watford +2 13 £37,500 -3.22% 2
Welwyn Garden City -15 6 £29,500 -34.44%
Welwyn - 4 £28,250 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £50,000 -
Kings Langley - 3 £45,000 -
Radlett - 2 £47,500 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £45,000 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 150 (99.34%) C#
1 150 (99.34%) .NET
2 125 (82.78%) MVC
3 123 (81.46%) ASP.NET
4 120 (79.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 113 (74.83%) Agile Software Development
6 104 (68.87%) SQL Server
7 101 (66.89%) TDD
8 77 (50.99%) SQL
9 65 (43.05%) Microsoft
10 63 (41.72%) JavaScript
11 62 (41.06%) HTML
12 61 (40.40%) CSS
12 61 (40.40%) OO
13 59 (39.07%) jQuery
13 59 (39.07%) Web Application Development
14 53 (35.10%) BDD
15 49 (32.45%) MS Excel
16 47 (31.13%) Windows
17 45 (29.80%) Ajax
18 44 (29.14%) Scrum
19 43 (28.48%) SOA
20 42 (27.81%) XSLT
20 42 (27.81%) NUnit
21 40 (26.49%) HTML5
21 40 (26.49%) CSS3
22 38 (25.17%) XML
22 38 (25.17%) OOD
23 37 (24.50%) Mobile Development
23 37 (24.50%) Team Foundation Server

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (23.18%) SharePoint
2 26 (17.22%) Node.js
3 15 (9.93%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (4.64%) IIS
5 2 (1.32%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 49 (32.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.54%) Internet
2 4 (2.65%) Firewall
3 2 (1.32%) IMAP
3 2 (1.32%) SMTP
3 2 (1.32%) HTTP
3 2 (1.32%) DNS
4 1 (0.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (68.87%) SQL Server
2 26 (17.22%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.97%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.32%) Big Data
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (27.81%) NUnit
2 37 (24.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (23.84%) Git (software)
4 35 (23.18%) TeamCity
5 34 (22.52%) Selenium
6 16 (10.60%) Visual Studio
7 9 (5.96%) CruiseControl
7 9 (5.96%) Subversion
7 9 (5.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (5.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (4.64%) MSTest
8 7 (4.64%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (4.64%) Moq
9 1 (0.66%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.66%) NSubstitute
General
1 26 (17.22%) Games
2 12 (7.95%) Finance
3 6 (3.97%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.99%) Electronics
4 3 (1.99%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.32%) Back Office
6 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.66%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 138 (91.39%) Developer
2 110 (72.85%) .NET Developer
3 62 (41.06%) C# Developer
4 44 (29.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (25.17%) Senior Developer
6 36 (23.84%) Senior .NET Developer
7 35 (23.18%) Senior C# Developer
8 25 (16.56%) Software Engineer
9 23 (15.23%) C# Software Engineer
9 23 (15.23%) ASP.NET Developer
10 22 (14.57%) Web Developer
11 20 (13.25%) .NET Software Engineer
12 19 (12.58%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (12.58%) C# Web Developer
13 18 (11.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (11.26%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
14 17 (11.26%) Senior C# Software Engineer
14 17 (11.26%) .NET Web Developer
14 17 (11.26%) Senior Software Engineer
14 17 (11.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (99.34%) .NET
2 123 (81.46%) ASP.NET
3 120 (79.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 62 (41.06%) HTML
5 61 (40.40%) CSS
6 59 (39.07%) jQuery
7 45 (29.80%) Ajax
8 42 (27.81%) XSLT
9 40 (26.49%) HTML5
9 40 (26.49%) CSS3
10 38 (25.17%) XML
11 34 (22.52%) Silverlight
12 33 (21.85%) ASP.NET Web API
12 33 (21.85%) WebSockets
13 27 (17.88%) WinForms
14 26 (17.22%) RESTful
15 25 (16.56%) .NET Framework
16 22 (14.57%) WPF
17 18 (11.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 16 (10.60%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.22%) BBC
1 26 (17.22%) Social Media
2 16 (10.60%) Computer Science
3 15 (9.93%) Open Source
4 11 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.62%) Mathematics
6 8 (5.30%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (3.97%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.99%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.99%) W3C
8 3 (1.99%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 47 (31.13%) Windows
2 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (82.78%) MVC
2 113 (74.83%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (66.89%) TDD
4 61 (40.40%) OO
5 59 (39.07%) Web Application Development
6 53 (35.10%) BDD
7 44 (29.14%) Scrum
8 43 (28.48%) SOA
9 38 (25.17%) OOD
10 37 (24.50%) Mobile Development
11 36 (23.84%) Software Engineering
12 35 (23.18%) Multithreading
13 34 (22.52%) Web Development
14 33 (21.85%) Low Latency
15 26 (17.22%) CQRS
15 26 (17.22%) Domain-Driven Design
16 22 (14.57%) MVVM
17 10 (6.62%) Dependency Injection
18 9 (5.96%) E-business
19 8 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 150 (99.34%) C#
2 77 (50.99%) SQL
3 63 (41.72%) JavaScript
4 33 (21.85%) Objective-C
4 33 (21.85%) PL/SQL
5 27 (17.88%) Ruby
6 15 (9.93%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.65%) Java
8 3 (1.99%) XAML
9 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.32%) C
10 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (20.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 65 (43.05%) Microsoft
2 34 (22.52%) Oracle
3 26 (17.22%) Yahoo!
3 26 (17.22%) Google
3 26 (17.22%) Apple
3 26 (17.22%) Sony
3 26 (17.22%) Facebook
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago