The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 80 80 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -27
Permanent jobs citing WCF 76 55 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.02% 2.47% 4.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.70% 6.40% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 72 52 112
Average salary £36,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,250 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
874 860 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.74% 38.67% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 739 707 843
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
East of England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 - 26 £35,000 - 2
Watford -22 8 £33,250 +6.40% 1
Rickmansworth +9 7 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Bishop's Stortford +3 6 £52,500 +16.66%
Welwyn Garden City +7 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Letchworth - 5 £36,500 -
Potters Bar - 5 £32,500 -
Borehamwood - 3 £45,000 -
Hertford - 3 £42,500 - 1
Ware - 2 £48,750 -
Harpenden +5 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Hoddesdon - 1 £50,000 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 144 (99.31%) .NET
2 136 (93.79%) C#
3 128 (88.28%) ASP.NET
4 113 (77.93%) MVC
5 106 (73.10%) SQL Server
6 93 (64.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 79 (54.48%) TDD
8 66 (45.52%) SQL
9 62 (42.76%) OO
10 56 (38.62%) Web Application Development
11 53 (36.55%) JavaScript
12 51 (35.17%) HTML
13 50 (34.48%) CSS
14 49 (33.79%) jQuery
15 48 (33.10%) Web Services
16 47 (32.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 46 (31.72%) SQL Server 2012
18 45 (31.03%) BDD
19 37 (25.52%) .NET Framework
20 35 (24.14%) Microsoft
21 31 (21.38%) Scrum
22 27 (18.62%) Team Foundation Server
22 27 (18.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 26 (17.93%) ASP.NET Web API
23 26 (17.93%) Games
24 25 (17.24%) IIS
24 25 (17.24%) Domain-Driven Design
24 25 (17.24%) Git (software)
25 24 (16.55%) RESTful
25 24 (16.55%) Razor View Engine

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 25 (17.24%) IIS
2 23 (15.86%) Node.js
3 20 (13.79%) CMS
4 10 (6.90%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.52%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.69%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.69%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.17%) Internet
2 1 (0.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (73.10%) SQL Server
2 46 (31.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (14.48%) NoSQL
4 19 (13.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (12.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (9.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.38%) MySQL
8 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.69%) Big Data
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (18.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 24 (16.55%) NUnit
4 21 (14.48%) Visual Studio
5 14 (9.66%) Rhino Mocks
6 11 (7.59%) Subversion
7 7 (4.83%) Selenium
8 6 (4.14%) Moq
9 5 (3.45%) CruiseControl
9 5 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (2.07%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.07%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.38%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Blend
12 2 (1.38%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.38%) JIRA
13 1 (0.69%) ReSharper
13 1 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
General
1 26 (17.93%) Games
2 17 (11.72%) Finance
3 13 (8.97%) Retail
4 8 (5.52%) Marketing
5 4 (2.76%) Advertising
6 3 (2.07%) Back Office
7 2 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 136 (93.79%) Developer
2 90 (62.07%) .NET Developer
3 34 (23.45%) C# Developer
4 22 (15.17%) Senior Developer
5 17 (11.72%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (8.97%) Software Developer
7 11 (7.59%) Web Developer
8 9 (6.21%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (6.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (3.45%) Test Specialist
10 5 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (3.45%) Test Automation Specialist
10 5 (3.45%) Automation Specialist
11 4 (2.76%) Sitecore Developer
11 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (2.76%) SQL Developer
11 4 (2.76%) Lead Developer
12 3 (2.07%) .NET Web Developer
12 3 (2.07%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (99.31%) .NET
2 128 (88.28%) ASP.NET
3 93 (64.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 51 (35.17%) HTML
5 50 (34.48%) CSS
6 49 (33.79%) jQuery
7 48 (33.10%) Web Services
8 47 (32.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 37 (25.52%) .NET Framework
10 27 (18.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 26 (17.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 24 (16.55%) Razor View Engine
12 24 (16.55%) RESTful
13 21 (14.48%) Ajax
14 20 (13.79%) NHibernate
15 19 (13.10%) WPF
16 16 (11.03%) SOAP
17 15 (10.34%) XML
17 15 (10.34%) HTML5
18 12 (8.28%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.79%) BBC
1 20 (13.79%) Social Media
2 7 (4.83%) Tandem
3 5 (3.45%) Kindle
4 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.76%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.07%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.07%) Streaming Music
5 3 (2.07%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.07%) W3C
5 3 (2.07%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) iPhone
6 1 (0.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.48%) Windows
2 4 (2.76%) Android
3 3 (2.07%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.69%) Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (77.93%) MVC
2 79 (54.48%) TDD
3 62 (42.76%) OO
4 56 (38.62%) Web Application Development
5 45 (31.03%) BDD
6 31 (21.38%) Scrum
7 25 (17.24%) Domain-Driven Design
8 22 (15.17%) CQRS
9 20 (13.79%) Software Engineering
10 16 (11.03%) Web Development
11 14 (9.66%) Unit Testing
12 10 (6.90%) SOA
13 9 (6.21%) Automated Testing
14 8 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (5.52%) Waterfall
15 7 (4.83%) Test Scripting
15 7 (4.83%) Test Automation
16 6 (4.14%) MVVM
16 6 (4.14%) Workflow
16 6 (4.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 136 (93.79%) C#
2 66 (45.52%) SQL
3 53 (36.55%) JavaScript
4 20 (13.79%) Ruby
5 16 (11.03%) T-SQL
6 12 (8.28%) VB
7 10 (6.90%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.76%) C++
8 4 (2.76%) C
8 4 (2.76%) Java
9 3 (2.07%) VB6
9 3 (2.07%) PHP
10 2 (1.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.69%) XAML
11 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.69%) X++
11 1 (0.69%) Delphi
11 1 (0.69%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 22 (15.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.28%) ISO 9001
2 11 (7.59%) QA
3 2 (1.38%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.79%) Apple
2 20 (13.79%) Sony
2 20 (13.79%) Yahoo!
2 20 (13.79%) Google
2 20 (13.79%) Facebook
3 17 (11.72%) Oracle
4 5 (3.45%) EPiServer
4 5 (3.45%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.38%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.69%) Symbian
6 1 (0.69%) Adobe
6 1 (0.69%) Macromedia
Rickmansworth
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Pension Package
Posted: 27 days ago