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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 78 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 68 94 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.94% 4.71% 6.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.70% 11.65% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 62 89 186
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
782 807 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.85% 40.41% 38.95%
Number of salaries quoted 665 704 938
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +11 31 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Hertford - 11 £47,500 -
Welwyn Garden City -3 7 £48,750 +50.00%
Rickmansworth - 5 £35,000 - 1
Watford -24 2 £35,000 +12.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £45,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford +6 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Harpenden - 1 £47,500 -
Ware - 1 £45,000 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 141 (99.30%) .NET
2 136 (95.77%) ASP.NET
3 132 (92.96%) C#
4 122 (85.92%) MVC
5 106 (74.65%) Agile Software Development
6 104 (73.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 101 (71.13%) SQL Server
8 87 (61.27%) TDD
9 74 (52.11%) OO
10 64 (45.07%) Web Application Development
11 59 (41.55%) JavaScript
12 58 (40.85%) HTML
12 58 (40.85%) CSS
12 58 (40.85%) BDD
13 52 (36.62%) SQL
14 50 (35.21%) jQuery
14 50 (35.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 45 (31.69%) SQL Server 2012
16 39 (27.46%) Microsoft
17 37 (26.06%) Git (software)
18 36 (25.35%) Web Services
18 36 (25.35%) .NET Framework
19 35 (24.65%) Scrum
20 31 (21.83%) ASP.NET Web API
21 29 (20.42%) RESTful
21 29 (20.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 28 (19.72%) Domain-Driven Design
22 28 (19.72%) Games
22 28 (19.72%) NHibernate
23 27 (19.01%) Internet

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 26 (18.31%) Node.js
2 15 (10.56%) IIS
3 8 (5.63%) CMS
4 7 (4.93%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (4.23%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.11%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (10.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.01%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (71.13%) SQL Server
2 45 (31.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (17.61%) NoSQL
4 12 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 37 (26.06%) Git (software)
2 25 (17.61%) NUnit
3 21 (14.79%) Visual Studio
4 19 (13.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (12.68%) Subversion
6 12 (8.45%) CruiseControl
7 11 (7.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (7.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (6.34%) Rhino Mocks
9 8 (5.63%) Selenium
9 8 (5.63%) TeamCity
10 7 (4.93%) Moq
11 6 (4.23%) SpecFlow
12 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
13 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Blend
14 1 (0.70%) MSTest
14 1 (0.70%) Mercurial
14 1 (0.70%) Hudson
14 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
14 1 (0.70%) Bitbucket
General
1 28 (19.72%) Games
2 12 (8.45%) Finance
3 7 (4.93%) Marketing
4 6 (4.23%) Retail
5 2 (1.41%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 140 (98.59%) Developer
2 97 (68.31%) .NET Developer
3 30 (21.13%) C# Developer
4 26 (18.31%) Senior Developer
5 17 (11.97%) Software Developer
6 15 (10.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (8.45%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (5.63%) Web Developer
9 7 (4.93%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (4.93%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Designer
10 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (2.82%) .NET Software Engineer
11 4 (2.82%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (2.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.82%) Agile .NET Developer
12 3 (2.11%) .NET Software Developer
13 2 (1.41%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
13 2 (1.41%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (99.30%) .NET
2 136 (95.77%) ASP.NET
3 104 (73.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 58 (40.85%) HTML
4 58 (40.85%) CSS
5 50 (35.21%) jQuery
5 50 (35.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 36 (25.35%) Web Services
6 36 (25.35%) .NET Framework
7 31 (21.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 29 (20.42%) RESTful
8 29 (20.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 28 (19.72%) NHibernate
10 23 (16.20%) Razor View Engine
11 21 (14.79%) XML
11 21 (14.79%) CSS3
12 18 (12.68%) HTML5
13 16 (11.27%) WPF
13 16 (11.27%) Silverlight
14 14 (9.86%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.61%) BBC
1 25 (17.61%) Social Media
2 11 (7.75%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.63%) Tandem
5 5 (3.52%) Kindle
5 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.11%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.70%) Open Source
8 1 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.70%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.75%) Windows
2 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.11%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (1.41%) Android
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (85.92%) MVC
2 106 (74.65%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (61.27%) TDD
4 74 (52.11%) OO
5 64 (45.07%) Web Application Development
6 58 (40.85%) BDD
7 35 (24.65%) Scrum
8 28 (19.72%) Domain-Driven Design
9 27 (19.01%) CQRS
10 22 (15.49%) Software Engineering
11 18 (12.68%) SOA
12 12 (8.45%) MVVM
13 11 (7.75%) Unit Testing
14 10 (7.04%) Web Development
14 10 (7.04%) OOD
14 10 (7.04%) Waterfall
15 8 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (4.93%) E-business
17 5 (3.52%) OOP
18 4 (2.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 132 (92.96%) C#
2 59 (41.55%) JavaScript
3 52 (36.62%) SQL
4 25 (17.61%) Ruby
5 11 (7.75%) VB
6 9 (6.34%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.93%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.52%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.82%) C++
10 3 (2.11%) Java
10 3 (2.11%) PHP
11 2 (1.41%) VB6
11 2 (1.41%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.41%) C
12 1 (0.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (13.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.75%) QA
2 5 (3.52%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (27.46%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.61%) Sony
2 25 (17.61%) Apple
2 25 (17.61%) Yahoo!
2 25 (17.61%) Google
2 25 (17.61%) Facebook
3 15 (10.56%) Oracle
4 1 (0.70%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.70%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.70%) IBM
4 1 (0.70%) Temenos
4 1 (0.70%) JBoss
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