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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 73 78 89
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 78 74 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.41% 2.87% 2.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.08% 7.93% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 75 70 57
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
859 933 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.59% 36.20% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 707 801 707
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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 -4 50 £60,000 +71.42% 5
Watford +4 11 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £42,500 -
Kings Langley - 3 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -22 1 - -
Waltham Cross - 1 £45,000 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

1 157 (99.37%) .NET
2 155 (98.10%) C#
3 131 (82.91%) ASP.NET
4 129 (81.65%) MVC
5 125 (79.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 119 (75.32%) Agile Software Development
7 113 (71.52%) SQL Server
8 107 (67.72%) TDD
9 75 (47.47%) SQL
9 75 (47.47%) Microsoft
10 64 (40.51%) JavaScript
11 63 (39.87%) HTML
11 63 (39.87%) Web Application Development
12 62 (39.24%) CSS
13 60 (37.97%) OO
13 60 (37.97%) jQuery
14 54 (34.18%) Windows
15 53 (33.54%) BDD
16 52 (32.91%) Scrum
17 51 (32.28%) MS Excel
18 47 (29.75%) NUnit
19 46 (29.11%) SOA
20 45 (28.48%) Ajax
21 44 (27.85%) XSLT
22 43 (27.22%) HTML5
23 42 (26.58%) CSS3
24 40 (25.32%) OOD
24 40 (25.32%) XML
25 39 (24.68%) Team Foundation Server
26 38 (24.05%) Mobile Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 36 (22.78%) SharePoint
2 26 (16.46%) Node.js
3 15 (9.49%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (6.96%) IIS
5 2 (1.27%) Alfresco
Applications
1 51 (32.28%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.72%) Internet
2 4 (2.53%) Firewall
3 2 (1.27%) SMTP
3 2 (1.27%) HTTP
3 2 (1.27%) DNS
3 2 (1.27%) IMAP
4 1 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (71.52%) SQL Server
2 26 (16.46%) NoSQL
3 11 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 47 (29.75%) NUnit
2 39 (24.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (23.42%) Git (software)
4 36 (22.78%) TeamCity
5 35 (22.15%) Selenium
6 17 (10.76%) Visual Studio
7 11 (6.96%) CruiseControl
7 11 (6.96%) MSTest
7 11 (6.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (6.96%) Rhino Mocks
7 11 (6.96%) Moq
8 10 (6.33%) Subversion
8 10 (6.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.63%) NuGet
9 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.63%) NSubstitute
9 1 (0.63%) JIRA
9 1 (0.63%) ReSharper
General
1 26 (16.46%) Games
2 14 (8.86%) Finance
3 5 (3.16%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.90%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.90%) Marketing
4 3 (1.90%) Electronics
5 2 (1.27%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 142 (89.87%) Developer
2 114 (72.15%) .NET Developer
3 62 (39.24%) C# Developer
4 43 (27.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (25.95%) Senior Developer
6 39 (24.68%) Senior .NET Developer
7 37 (23.42%) Senior C# Developer
8 25 (15.82%) ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (15.19%) Software Engineer
10 23 (14.56%) Web Developer
11 22 (13.92%) C# Software Engineer
12 21 (13.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (12.66%) .NET Software Engineer
13 20 (12.66%) C# Web Developer
14 18 (11.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (11.39%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
14 18 (11.39%) Senior C# Software Engineer
14 18 (11.39%) Senior Software Engineer
14 18 (11.39%) .NET Web Developer
15 17 (10.76%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (99.37%) .NET
2 131 (82.91%) ASP.NET
3 125 (79.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 63 (39.87%) HTML
5 62 (39.24%) CSS
6 60 (37.97%) jQuery
7 45 (28.48%) Ajax
8 44 (27.85%) XSLT
9 43 (27.22%) HTML5
10 42 (26.58%) CSS3
11 40 (25.32%) XML
12 37 (23.42%) ASP.NET Web API
13 35 (22.15%) Silverlight
13 35 (22.15%) WebSockets
14 33 (20.89%) WinForms
15 26 (16.46%) RESTful
16 25 (15.82%) .NET Framework
17 23 (14.56%) WPF
18 19 (12.03%) Entity Framework
19 18 (11.39%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.46%) Social Media
1 26 (16.46%) BBC
2 16 (10.13%) Computer Science
3 13 (8.23%) Mathematics
4 12 (7.59%) Inversion of Control
4 12 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.80%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.16%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.90%) W3C
7 3 (1.90%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.63%) Replication
9 1 (0.63%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 54 (34.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (81.65%) MVC
2 119 (75.32%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (67.72%) TDD
4 63 (39.87%) Web Application Development
5 60 (37.97%) OO
6 53 (33.54%) BDD
7 52 (32.91%) Scrum
8 46 (29.11%) SOA
9 40 (25.32%) OOD
10 38 (24.05%) Mobile Development
11 37 (23.42%) Multithreading
12 36 (22.78%) Web Development
13 35 (22.15%) Low Latency
14 34 (21.52%) Software Engineering
15 27 (17.09%) MVVM
16 26 (16.46%) CQRS
16 26 (16.46%) Domain-Driven Design
17 20 (12.66%) Open Source
18 14 (8.86%) Kanban
18 14 (8.86%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 155 (98.10%) C#
2 75 (47.47%) SQL
3 64 (40.51%) JavaScript
4 35 (22.15%) PL/SQL
4 35 (22.15%) Objective-C
5 26 (16.46%) Ruby
6 14 (8.86%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.90%) XAML
7 3 (1.90%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.90%) Java
8 2 (1.27%) C
9 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (20.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 75 (47.47%) Microsoft
2 35 (22.15%) Oracle
3 26 (16.46%) Facebook
3 26 (16.46%) Apple
3 26 (16.46%) Sony
3 26 (16.46%) Yahoo!
3 26 (16.46%) Google
4 1 (0.63%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
StoneShot Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus company benefits
Posted: 20 days ago