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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 72 74 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Permanent jobs citing WCF 78 67 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.13% 3.16% 4.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.97% 7.82% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75 64 126
Average salary £36,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.09% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,625 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
870 857 1071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.93% 40.46% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 734 710 873
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 25 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 25 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
Rickmansworth - 8 £35,000 - 1
Watford -27 7 £32,500 +4.00% 2
Hertford - 7 £42,500 - 1
Bishop's Stortford +8 6 £52,500 +16.66%
Welwyn Garden City -3 5 £46,250 +2.77% 2
Potters Bar -7 5 £32,500 -7.14%
Letchworth - 5 £36,500 - 1
Ware - 2 £48,750 -
Harpenden +5 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Borehamwood - 1 £45,000 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 146 (99.32%) .NET
2 137 (93.20%) C#
3 134 (91.16%) ASP.NET
4 120 (81.63%) MVC
5 106 (72.11%) SQL Server
6 98 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 84 (57.14%) TDD
8 69 (46.94%) OO
9 63 (42.86%) SQL
10 61 (41.50%) Web Application Development
11 55 (37.41%) JavaScript
12 52 (35.37%) HTML
12 52 (35.37%) CSS
12 52 (35.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 50 (34.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 50 (34.01%) BDD
14 47 (31.97%) jQuery
15 46 (31.29%) Web Services
16 37 (25.17%) Microsoft
16 37 (25.17%) .NET Framework
17 33 (22.45%) Scrum
18 28 (19.05%) Games
18 28 (19.05%) Git (software)
18 28 (19.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 28 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
19 27 (18.37%) Domain-Driven Design
20 26 (17.69%) RESTful
20 26 (17.69%) Razor View Engine
21 25 (17.01%) Team Foundation Server
21 25 (17.01%) Node.js

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (17.01%) Node.js
2 20 (13.61%) IIS
3 17 (11.56%) CMS
4 9 (6.12%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.44%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (5.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.68%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.68%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (72.11%) SQL Server
2 50 (34.01%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (15.65%) NoSQL
4 18 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (11.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (8.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.68%) Big Data
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.68%) MySQL
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 25 (17.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (17.01%) NUnit
3 20 (13.61%) Visual Studio
4 14 (9.52%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (8.16%) Subversion
6 8 (5.44%) Moq
7 7 (4.76%) Selenium
8 6 (4.08%) CruiseControl
8 6 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (3.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.72%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.72%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.36%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Blend
11 2 (1.36%) JIRA
11 2 (1.36%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.68%) MSTest
General
1 28 (19.05%) Games
2 16 (10.88%) Finance
3 11 (7.48%) Retail
4 8 (5.44%) Marketing
5 4 (2.72%) Advertising
6 3 (2.04%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 139 (94.56%) Developer
2 94 (63.95%) .NET Developer
3 34 (23.13%) C# Developer
4 21 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 16 (10.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (8.16%) Software Developer
7 11 (7.48%) Web Developer
8 9 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (2.72%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.72%) Test Automation Specialist
11 4 (2.72%) SQL Developer
11 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (2.72%) Test Specialist
11 4 (2.72%) Automation Specialist
12 3 (2.04%) .NET Web Developer
12 3 (2.04%) Senior Web Developer
12 3 (2.04%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (99.32%) .NET
2 134 (91.16%) ASP.NET
3 98 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 52 (35.37%) CSS
4 52 (35.37%) HTML
4 52 (35.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 47 (31.97%) jQuery
6 46 (31.29%) Web Services
7 37 (25.17%) .NET Framework
8 28 (19.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 28 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 26 (17.69%) Razor View Engine
9 26 (17.69%) RESTful
10 22 (14.97%) NHibernate
11 18 (12.24%) Ajax
12 17 (11.56%) WPF
13 15 (10.20%) HTML5
13 15 (10.20%) SOAP
13 15 (10.20%) XML
14 13 (8.84%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.97%) BBC
1 22 (14.97%) Social Media
2 8 (5.44%) Tandem
3 6 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.40%) Kindle
5 4 (2.72%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.04%) Streaming Music
6 3 (2.04%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.68%) W3C
7 1 (0.68%) iPhone
7 1 (0.68%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.24%) Windows
2 4 (2.72%) Android
3 3 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.68%) Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.68%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (81.63%) MVC
2 84 (57.14%) TDD
3 69 (46.94%) OO
4 61 (41.50%) Web Application Development
5 50 (34.01%) BDD
6 33 (22.45%) Scrum
7 27 (18.37%) Domain-Driven Design
8 24 (16.33%) CQRS
9 20 (13.61%) Software Engineering
10 14 (9.52%) Web Development
11 13 (8.84%) Unit Testing
12 10 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (6.80%) SOA
13 9 (6.12%) Waterfall
14 8 (5.44%) Automated Testing
15 7 (4.76%) MVVM
16 6 (4.08%) Test Automation
16 6 (4.08%) Test Scripting
16 6 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (4.08%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 137 (93.20%) C#
2 63 (42.86%) SQL
3 55 (37.41%) JavaScript
4 22 (14.97%) Ruby
5 14 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 12 (8.16%) VB
7 10 (6.80%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.72%) C++
8 4 (2.72%) C
9 3 (2.04%) Java
9 3 (2.04%) PHP
10 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.36%) VB6
11 1 (0.68%) X++
11 1 (0.68%) Delphi
11 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.68%) XAML
11 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (14.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.48%) QA
2 10 (6.80%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.36%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (25.17%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.97%) Apple
2 22 (14.97%) Sony
2 22 (14.97%) Yahoo!
2 22 (14.97%) Google
2 22 (14.97%) Facebook
3 15 (10.20%) Oracle
4 3 (2.04%) EPiServer
4 3 (2.04%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.36%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.68%) Symbian
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe
6 1 (0.68%) Macromedia
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rickmansworth
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35,000 + c£10k Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago