The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 69 45 93
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +48
Permanent jobs citing WCF 69 123 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.43% 5.23% 2.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.93% 14.42% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 67 121 54
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
695 853 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.59% 36.25% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 627 769 678
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 October 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

WCF
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans -5 29 £42,500 -29.16% 4
Welwyn Garden City +14 15 £40,000 -
Harpenden -6 14 £42,500 -26.08%
Hemel Hempstead +8 6 £27,500 -50.00%
Stevenage +1 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Broxbourne -6 2 £47,500 - 1
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 137 (97.86%) C#
2 132 (94.29%) .NET
3 107 (76.43%) MVC
4 93 (66.43%) ASP.NET
5 91 (65.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 80 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 76 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (53.57%) SQL Server
9 71 (50.71%) RESTful
10 68 (48.57%) TDD
11 62 (44.29%) NoSQL
12 60 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 58 (41.43%) Git (software)
14 56 (40.00%) jQuery
15 55 (39.29%) BDD
16 51 (36.43%) HTML
16 51 (36.43%) JavaScript
16 51 (36.43%) Node.js
17 50 (35.71%) Entity Framework
18 49 (35.00%) .NET Framework
19 47 (33.57%) Ruby
19 47 (33.57%) Web Application Development
19 47 (33.57%) SQL Server 2014
20 42 (30.00%) SQL
21 39 (27.86%) CSS
21 39 (27.86%) AngularJS
22 38 (27.14%) Ajax
23 37 (26.43%) Web Services
24 35 (25.00%) Degree
24 35 (25.00%) HTML5

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.29%) IIS
2 4 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.86%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (4.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.86%) LDAP
1 4 (2.86%) SNMP
1 4 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 62 (44.29%) NoSQL
3 47 (33.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 16 (11.43%) MongoDB
4 16 (11.43%) RavenDB
5 13 (9.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (4.29%) Redis
8 4 (2.86%) MySQL
9 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 58 (41.43%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.14%) NUnit
2 17 (12.14%) TeamCity
3 12 (8.57%) Subversion
4 9 (6.43%) Visual Studio
5 7 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.57%) CruiseControl
6 5 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.14%) Fiddler
7 3 (2.14%) JIRA
7 3 (2.14%) Selenium
8 2 (1.43%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.43%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.43%) Protractor
8 2 (1.43%) WATIR
8 2 (1.43%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (11.43%) Finance
2 5 (3.57%) Retail
3 4 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (0.71%) Front Office
4 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 136 (97.14%) Developer
2 106 (75.71%) .NET Developer
3 78 (55.71%) C# Developer
4 58 (41.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 26 (18.57%) Social Media Developer
7 23 (16.43%) Graduate
7 23 (16.43%) Graduate Developer
8 21 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (15.00%) WCF Developer
9 19 (13.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (11.43%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 16 (11.43%) Graduate C# Developer
10 16 (11.43%) Junior
10 16 (11.43%) Junior .NET Developer
10 16 (11.43%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (11.43%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 16 (11.43%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (11.43%) Junior C# Developer
10 16 (11.43%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (94.29%) .NET
2 93 (66.43%) ASP.NET
3 91 (65.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 80 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 71 (50.71%) RESTful
6 60 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 56 (40.00%) jQuery
8 51 (36.43%) HTML
8 51 (36.43%) Node.js
9 50 (35.71%) Entity Framework
10 49 (35.00%) .NET Framework
11 39 (27.86%) AngularJS
11 39 (27.86%) CSS
12 38 (27.14%) Ajax
13 37 (26.43%) Web Services
14 35 (25.00%) HTML5
15 29 (20.71%) RabbitMQ
16 28 (20.00%) SignalR
17 24 (17.14%) REST
17 24 (17.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.57%) BBC
1 26 (18.57%) Social Media
2 22 (15.71%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (13.57%) Computer Science
4 13 (9.29%) Mathematics
5 7 (5.00%) Physics
6 4 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.86%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (76.43%) MVC
2 76 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (48.57%) TDD
4 55 (39.29%) BDD
5 47 (33.57%) Web Application Development
6 28 (20.00%) OO
7 27 (19.29%) Multithreading
8 20 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 19 (13.57%) Scrum
10 14 (10.00%) Low Latency
10 14 (10.00%) Web Development
11 13 (9.29%) OOD
12 11 (7.86%) Re-Platforming
13 8 (5.71%) Analytics
13 8 (5.71%) Risk Analytics
13 8 (5.71%) SOLID
13 8 (5.71%) Unit Testing
14 7 (5.00%) Coaching
15 6 (4.29%) CQRS
15 6 (4.29%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 137 (97.86%) C#
2 51 (36.43%) JavaScript
3 47 (33.57%) Ruby
4 42 (30.00%) SQL
5 32 (22.86%) T-SQL
6 14 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 10 (7.14%) VB
8 8 (5.71%) VBA
9 5 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.86%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.86%) VB6
10 4 (2.86%) XAML
11 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.43%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (18.57%) Apple
1 26 (18.57%) Facebook
1 26 (18.57%) Google
1 26 (18.57%) Sony
1 26 (18.57%) Yahoo!
2 11 (7.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.57%) Oracle
4 4 (2.86%) Perforce
5 2 (1.43%) Xamarin
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