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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 70 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 92 75 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.82% 3.03% 3.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.37% 8.68% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 91 72 70
Average salary £50,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.98% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,750
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
887 864 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.84% 34.92% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 752 727 712
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 51 £60,000 +71.42% 5
Watford +7 10 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Broxbourne - 8 £46,250 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £40,000 -
Harpenden +3 3 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Berkhamsted - 3 £45,000 -
Letchworth +2 1 £40,000 +9.58%
Welwyn Garden City -12 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £40,000 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 175 (98.87%) .NET
2 174 (98.31%) C#
3 153 (86.44%) ASP.NET
4 147 (83.05%) MVC
5 146 (82.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 134 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
7 125 (70.62%) TDD
8 116 (65.54%) SQL Server
9 84 (47.46%) SQL
10 79 (44.63%) HTML
10 79 (44.63%) JavaScript
11 72 (40.68%) Microsoft
12 70 (39.55%) Web Application Development
13 68 (38.42%) CSS
14 65 (36.72%) OO
15 63 (35.59%) jQuery
16 61 (34.46%) Scrum
17 57 (32.20%) BDD
18 56 (31.64%) HTML5
18 56 (31.64%) Windows
19 54 (30.51%) NUnit
20 53 (29.94%) Ajax
21 51 (28.81%) SOA
22 50 (28.25%) CSS3
23 48 (27.12%) ASP.NET Web API
24 46 (25.99%) Team Foundation Server
25 45 (25.42%) OOD
25 45 (25.42%) MS Excel
26 44 (24.86%) XML
26 44 (24.86%) TeamCity

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (23.73%) SharePoint
2 31 (17.51%) Node.js
3 8 (4.52%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.39%) IIS
5 3 (1.69%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.56%) Kentico
Applications
1 45 (25.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.69%) Internet
2 4 (2.26%) Firewall
3 2 (1.13%) HTTP
4 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (65.54%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.95%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 54 (30.51%) NUnit
2 46 (25.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (24.86%) TeamCity
4 42 (23.73%) Git (software)
5 40 (22.60%) Selenium
6 13 (7.34%) Visual Studio
6 13 (7.34%) Rhino Mocks
7 12 (6.78%) Moq
7 12 (6.78%) MSTest
8 11 (6.21%) Subversion
9 8 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (4.52%) CruiseControl
10 7 (3.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (1.13%) JIRA
11 2 (1.13%) NuGet
12 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.56%) NSubstitute
12 1 (0.56%) ReSharper
General
1 26 (14.69%) Games
2 13 (7.34%) Finance
3 5 (2.82%) Retail
4 3 (1.69%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.69%) Marketing
4 3 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 160 (90.40%) Developer
2 132 (74.58%) .NET Developer
3 64 (36.16%) C# Developer
4 49 (27.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (27.12%) Senior Developer
6 46 (25.99%) Senior .NET Developer
7 42 (23.73%) Senior C# Developer
8 36 (20.34%) ASP.NET Developer
9 30 (16.95%) Software Engineer
10 27 (15.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (14.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (14.69%) Web Developer
12 25 (14.12%) C# Software Engineer
13 23 (12.99%) .NET Software Engineer
14 21 (11.86%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
14 21 (11.86%) Senior C# Software Engineer
14 21 (11.86%) Senior Software Engineer
15 20 (11.30%) C# Web Developer
15 20 (11.30%) .NET Web Developer
16 19 (10.73%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (98.87%) .NET
2 153 (86.44%) ASP.NET
3 146 (82.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 79 (44.63%) HTML
5 68 (38.42%) CSS
6 63 (35.59%) jQuery
7 56 (31.64%) HTML5
8 53 (29.94%) Ajax
9 50 (28.25%) CSS3
10 48 (27.12%) ASP.NET Web API
11 44 (24.86%) XML
12 41 (23.16%) WinForms
13 40 (22.60%) WebSockets
13 40 (22.60%) Silverlight
14 39 (22.03%) XSLT
15 30 (16.95%) RESTful
16 25 (14.12%) WPF
17 24 (13.56%) .NET Framework
18 23 (12.99%) Entity Framework
19 20 (11.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.69%) BBC
1 26 (14.69%) Social Media
2 21 (11.86%) Mathematics
3 13 (7.34%) Inversion of Control
4 12 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.69%) Physics
6 2 (1.13%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.13%) EPoS
6 2 (1.13%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.56%) FMCG
7 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) Streaming Music
7 1 (0.56%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 56 (31.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (83.05%) MVC
2 134 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (70.62%) TDD
4 70 (39.55%) Web Application Development
5 65 (36.72%) OO
6 61 (34.46%) Scrum
7 57 (32.20%) BDD
8 51 (28.81%) SOA
9 45 (25.42%) OOD
10 43 (24.29%) Multithreading
11 40 (22.60%) Low Latency
11 40 (22.60%) Mobile Development
12 38 (21.47%) Web Development
13 35 (19.77%) Software Engineering
14 30 (16.95%) Open Source
15 27 (15.25%) Domain-Driven Design
15 27 (15.25%) MVVM
16 26 (14.69%) CQRS
17 16 (9.04%) Dependency Injection
17 16 (9.04%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 174 (98.31%) C#
2 84 (47.46%) SQL
3 79 (44.63%) JavaScript
4 40 (22.60%) PL/SQL
4 40 (22.60%) Objective-C
5 30 (16.95%) Ruby
6 15 (8.47%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.52%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.26%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.69%) XAML
9 3 (1.69%) Java
10 2 (1.13%) C
11 1 (0.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (17.51%) Degree
2 5 (2.82%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 72 (40.68%) Microsoft
2 42 (23.73%) Oracle
3 26 (14.69%) Yahoo!
3 26 (14.69%) Google
3 26 (14.69%) Apple
3 26 (14.69%) Sony
3 26 (14.69%) Facebook
4 4 (2.26%) DevExpress
5 3 (1.69%) Telerik
6 2 (1.13%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
St. Albans
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago