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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 77 66 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Permanent jobs citing WCF 68 92 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.74% 3.53% 4.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.25% 10.54% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 59 86 117
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
938 873 1113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.78% 33.54% 42.69%
Number of salaries quoted 796 764 931
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
St Albans +16 22 £41,000 -36.92% 2
Watford -6 17 £38,750 +19.23% 1
Welwyn Garden City +28 11 £45,000 -5.26%
Letchworth -10 5 £36,500 +19.67%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £51,250 -
Borehamwood - 2 £45,000 -
Hoddesdon -9 1 £50,000 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 108 (100.00%) .NET
2 106 (98.15%) C#
3 88 (81.48%) ASP.NET
4 83 (76.85%) MVC
5 76 (70.37%) SQL Server
6 62 (57.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 52 (48.15%) SQL
8 50 (46.30%) TDD
9 45 (41.67%) Web Services
10 40 (37.04%) jQuery
11 39 (36.11%) JavaScript
12 38 (35.19%) HTML
12 38 (35.19%) CSS
13 36 (33.33%) OO
14 32 (29.63%) .NET Framework
15 29 (26.85%) SQL Server 2008
15 29 (26.85%) SQL Server 2012
16 28 (25.93%) Scrum
17 26 (24.07%) BDD
18 25 (23.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 25 (23.15%) Team Foundation Server
18 25 (23.15%) Degree
18 25 (23.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 25 (23.15%) Web Application Development
18 25 (23.15%) Microsoft
18 25 (23.15%) Windows
19 21 (19.44%) Internet
19 21 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 20 (18.52%) Ajax
20 20 (18.52%) T-SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (16.67%) IIS
2 17 (15.74%) CMS
3 13 (12.04%) SharePoint
3 13 (12.04%) Node.js
4 5 (4.63%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (4.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.93%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.93%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.44%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 29 (26.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 29 (26.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (15.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (13.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (10.19%) NoSQL
7 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.85%) MySQL
9 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (23.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (17.59%) NUnit
3 17 (15.74%) Visual Studio
4 13 (12.04%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (11.11%) Moq
6 11 (10.19%) Git (software)
7 9 (8.33%) Selenium
8 8 (7.41%) Subversion
9 7 (6.48%) TeamCity
10 5 (4.63%) CruiseControl
10 5 (4.63%) SpecFlow
11 4 (3.70%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.85%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.85%) JIRA
12 2 (1.85%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
13 1 (0.93%) Log4Net
13 1 (0.93%) PhoneGap
13 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (14.81%) Finance
2 15 (13.89%) Games
2 15 (13.89%) Retail
3 7 (6.48%) Back Office
4 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.78%) Advertising
6 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 97 (89.81%) Developer
2 59 (54.63%) .NET Developer
3 38 (35.19%) C# Developer
4 21 (19.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (12.04%) Senior Developer
7 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (8.33%) Web Developer
8 9 (8.33%) SQL Developer
8 9 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
9 8 (7.41%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Applications Support
10 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.63%) Test Specialist
10 5 (4.63%) Test Automation Specialist
10 5 (4.63%) Automation Specialist
11 4 (3.70%) Sitecore Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (100.00%) .NET
2 88 (81.48%) ASP.NET
3 62 (57.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (41.67%) Web Services
5 40 (37.04%) jQuery
6 38 (35.19%) HTML
6 38 (35.19%) CSS
7 32 (29.63%) .NET Framework
8 25 (23.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 25 (23.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 20 (18.52%) Ajax
10 17 (15.74%) SOAP
10 17 (15.74%) Razor View Engine
11 16 (14.81%) RESTful
12 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (11.11%) NHibernate
13 12 (11.11%) WinForms
14 11 (10.19%) HTML5
14 11 (10.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Social Media
1 10 (9.26%) BBC
2 9 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.78%) W3C
4 3 (2.78%) Streaming Music
5 2 (1.85%) Kindle
5 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) iPhone
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.15%) Windows
2 2 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (0.93%) Windows NT
3 1 (0.93%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.93%) SUSE
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (76.85%) MVC
2 50 (46.30%) TDD
3 36 (33.33%) OO
4 28 (25.93%) Scrum
5 26 (24.07%) BDD
6 25 (23.15%) Web Application Development
7 15 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 15 (13.89%) Web Development
8 14 (12.96%) Domain-Driven Design
9 11 (10.19%) Automated Testing
9 11 (10.19%) CQRS
10 10 (9.26%) E-Commerce
11 9 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 9 (8.33%) Test Automation
11 9 (8.33%) Test Scripting
11 9 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (6.48%) Workflow
13 7 (6.48%) Unit Testing
14 6 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 106 (98.15%) C#
2 52 (48.15%) SQL
3 39 (36.11%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.52%) T-SQL
5 14 (12.96%) Ruby
6 7 (6.48%) VB
7 6 (5.56%) VB6
7 6 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.63%) VBA
9 2 (1.85%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (1.85%) C
9 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.85%) Java
10 1 (0.93%) Delphi
10 1 (0.93%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.93%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (23.15%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.96%) ISO 9001
2 11 (10.19%) QA
3 2 (1.85%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (23.15%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.74%) Oracle
3 10 (9.26%) Facebook
3 10 (9.26%) Yahoo!
3 10 (9.26%) Google
3 10 (9.26%) Sony
3 10 (9.26%) Apple
4 5 (4.63%) EPiServer
4 5 (4.63%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.85%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.93%) Symbian
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe
6 1 (0.93%) Macromedia
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
CPS Group
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Watford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Games Room
Posted: 22 days ago