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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 69 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 73 88 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.03% 4.33% 5.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.80% 10.38% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 70 81 158
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
830 848 1123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.45% 41.73% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 702 718 908
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +16 28 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Hertford - 10 £47,500 - 2
Rickmansworth - 8 £35,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford +10 5 £52,500 +16.66%
Welwyn Garden City -8 5 £46,250 +2.77%
Watford -20 4 £31,250 - 3
Letchworth - 2 £36,500 -
Potters Bar -13 1 £32,500 -7.14%
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 21 August 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
5 104 (73.24%) SQL Server
5 104 (73.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 88 (61.97%) TDD
7 77 (54.23%) OO
8 65 (45.77%) Web Application Development
9 58 (40.85%) BDD
10 56 (39.44%) SQL
10 56 (39.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 55 (38.73%) JavaScript
12 54 (38.03%) HTML
12 54 (38.03%) CSS
13 52 (36.62%) SQL Server 2012
14 46 (32.39%) jQuery
15 40 (28.17%) Web Services
16 37 (26.06%) Microsoft
17 35 (24.65%) .NET Framework
18 34 (23.94%) Git (software)
19 33 (23.24%) Scrum
20 32 (22.54%) ASP.NET Web API
21 30 (21.13%) Games
21 30 (21.13%) RESTful
22 28 (19.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 27 (19.01%) Domain-Driven Design
23 27 (19.01%) NoSQL
23 27 (19.01%) Node.js
23 27 (19.01%) Razor View Engine

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 27 (19.01%) Node.js
2 16 (11.27%) IIS
3 13 (9.15%) CMS
4 5 (3.52%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.11%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.70%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.70%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (73.24%) SQL Server
2 52 (36.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (19.01%) NoSQL
4 14 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (6.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.70%) Big Data
10 1 (0.70%) MySQL
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (23.94%) Git (software)
2 23 (16.20%) NUnit
3 20 (14.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (11.97%) Visual Studio
5 14 (9.86%) Subversion
6 10 (7.04%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (5.63%) CruiseControl
7 8 (5.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (4.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (4.93%) Moq
9 6 (4.23%) SpecFlow
9 6 (4.23%) TeamCity
10 5 (3.52%) Selenium
11 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Blend
11 2 (1.41%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.41%) JIRA
11 2 (1.41%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.70%) ReSharper
General
1 30 (21.13%) Games
2 15 (10.56%) Finance
3 7 (4.93%) Retail
3 7 (4.93%) Marketing
4 4 (2.82%) Advertising
5 3 (2.11%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 138 (97.18%) Developer
2 93 (65.49%) .NET Developer
3 28 (19.72%) C# Developer
4 25 (17.61%) Senior Developer
5 14 (9.86%) Software Developer
6 11 (7.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (7.04%) Web Developer
8 9 (6.34%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (4.23%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Agile .NET Developer
12 3 (2.11%) Lead .NET Developer
12 3 (2.11%) Senior Web Developer
13 2 (1.41%) .NET Web Developer
13 2 (1.41%) Architect
13 2 (1.41%) Solutions Designer
13 2 (1.41%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (99.30%) .NET
2 136 (95.77%) ASP.NET
3 104 (73.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 56 (39.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 54 (38.03%) CSS
5 54 (38.03%) HTML
6 46 (32.39%) jQuery
7 40 (28.17%) Web Services
8 35 (24.65%) .NET Framework
9 32 (22.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 30 (21.13%) RESTful
11 28 (19.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 27 (19.01%) Razor View Engine
13 23 (16.20%) NHibernate
14 19 (13.38%) WPF
15 18 (12.68%) XML
16 16 (11.27%) HTML5
16 16 (11.27%) CSS3
17 14 (9.86%) Silverlight
17 14 (9.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.31%) BBC
1 26 (18.31%) Social Media
2 8 (5.63%) Tandem
3 7 (4.93%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.52%) Kindle
4 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.11%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.70%) iPhone
7 1 (0.70%) Open Source
7 1 (0.70%) W3C
7 1 (0.70%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.86%) Windows
2 3 (2.11%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (2.11%) Android
2 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.70%) Linux
4 1 (0.70%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (85.92%) MVC
2 88 (61.97%) TDD
3 77 (54.23%) OO
4 65 (45.77%) Web Application Development
5 58 (40.85%) BDD
6 33 (23.24%) Scrum
7 27 (19.01%) Domain-Driven Design
8 26 (18.31%) CQRS
9 17 (11.97%) Software Engineering
10 13 (9.15%) Unit Testing
10 13 (9.15%) SOA
11 11 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (7.04%) MVVM
13 9 (6.34%) Web Development
14 8 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (5.63%) Waterfall
15 6 (4.23%) OOD
15 6 (4.23%) OOP
16 5 (3.52%) E-Commerce
17 4 (2.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 132 (92.96%) C#
2 56 (39.44%) SQL
3 55 (38.73%) JavaScript
4 26 (18.31%) Ruby
5 12 (8.45%) VB
6 10 (7.04%) VB.NET
6 10 (7.04%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.82%) C++
7 4 (2.82%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.11%) C
8 3 (2.11%) Java
8 3 (2.11%) PHP
9 2 (1.41%) VB6
10 1 (0.70%) X++
10 1 (0.70%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.70%) XAML
10 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 18 (12.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) QA
2 6 (4.23%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (26.06%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.31%) Apple
2 26 (18.31%) Sony
2 26 (18.31%) Yahoo!
2 26 (18.31%) Google
2 26 (18.31%) Facebook
3 13 (9.15%) Oracle
4 3 (2.11%) EPiServer
4 3 (2.11%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.41%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.70%) Symbian
6 1 (0.70%) Adobe
6 1 (0.70%) Macromedia
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