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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 84 78 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 59 84 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.70% 3.59% 2.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.10% 9.67% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 57 77 62
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
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
648 869 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.67% 37.14% 37.88%
Number of salaries quoted 521 731 811
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +6 18 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Bishop's Stortford - 9 £30,000 -
Harpenden - 8 £44,500 - 1
Watford -2 6 £55,000 +46.66%
Letchworth - 3 £40,000 - 1
Broxbourne - 2 £45,000 -
Stevenage - 2 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +14 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Welwyn Garden City +14 1 £70,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £42,500 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 165 (100.00%) C#
2 164 (99.39%) .NET
3 156 (94.55%) ASP.NET
3 156 (94.55%) MVC
4 130 (78.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 103 (62.42%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (56.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 92 (55.76%) JavaScript
8 91 (55.15%) SQL Server
9 88 (53.33%) .NET Framework
9 88 (53.33%) jQuery
10 85 (51.52%) TDD
11 84 (50.91%) Entity Framework
12 83 (50.30%) HTML
13 75 (45.45%) CSS
14 72 (43.64%) RESTful
15 69 (41.82%) BDD
16 63 (38.18%) NoSQL
16 63 (38.18%) SQL
16 63 (38.18%) Ajax
17 61 (36.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 60 (36.36%) HTML5
19 56 (33.94%) Git (software)
20 52 (31.52%) T-SQL
21 50 (30.30%) XML
21 50 (30.30%) SQL Server 2014
22 48 (29.09%) SOAP
23 47 (28.48%) Node.js
24 46 (27.88%) Web Application Development
25 45 (27.27%) TeamCity

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 47 (28.48%) Node.js
2 33 (20.00%) NServiceBus
3 7 (4.24%) IIS
4 1 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (15.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.21%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.15%) Wireshark
2 3 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.21%) LDAP
3 2 (1.21%) SNMP
4 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (55.15%) SQL Server
2 63 (38.18%) NoSQL
3 50 (30.30%) SQL Server 2014
4 25 (15.15%) MongoDB
4 25 (15.15%) RavenDB
5 13 (7.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (6.67%) Redis
7 10 (6.06%) MySQL
8 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 56 (33.94%) Git (software)
2 45 (27.27%) TeamCity
3 44 (26.67%) NUnit
4 29 (17.58%) Subversion
5 26 (15.76%) JIRA
6 25 (15.15%) Fiddler
7 20 (12.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (7.88%) Selenium
9 12 (7.27%) Moq
10 11 (6.67%) Jenkins
11 8 (4.85%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (3.03%) CruiseControl
12 5 (3.03%) MSTest
12 5 (3.03%) NCover
12 5 (3.03%) Visual Studio
12 5 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (2.42%) FxCop
13 4 (2.42%) ReSharper
13 4 (2.42%) StyleCop
13 4 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (13.33%) Finance
2 7 (4.24%) Electronics
3 6 (3.64%) Legal
3 6 (3.64%) Publishing
4 5 (3.03%) Games
4 5 (3.03%) Retail
5 3 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 162 (98.18%) Developer
2 120 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 113 (68.48%) C# Developer
4 76 (46.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 61 (36.97%) ASP.NET Developer
6 56 (33.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 52 (31.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 34 (20.61%) C# Software Developer
9 33 (20.00%) Senior Developer
10 31 (18.79%) .NET Software Developer
10 31 (18.79%) Senior C# Developer
11 29 (17.58%) Senior .NET Developer
12 27 (16.36%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 25 (15.15%) Social Media Developer
14 24 (14.55%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 22 (13.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
15 22 (13.33%) Software Engineer
16 20 (12.12%) .NET Software Engineer
16 20 (12.12%) C# Software Engineer
16 20 (12.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (99.39%) .NET
2 156 (94.55%) ASP.NET
3 130 (78.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 93 (56.36%) ASP.NET Web API
5 88 (53.33%) .NET Framework
5 88 (53.33%) jQuery
6 84 (50.91%) Entity Framework
7 83 (50.30%) HTML
8 75 (45.45%) CSS
9 72 (43.64%) RESTful
10 63 (38.18%) Ajax
11 61 (36.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 60 (36.36%) HTML5
13 50 (30.30%) XML
14 48 (29.09%) SOAP
15 43 (26.06%) RabbitMQ
16 37 (22.42%) AngularJS
16 37 (22.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 36 (21.82%) Web Services
18 35 (21.21%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.15%) BBC
1 25 (15.15%) Social Media
2 23 (13.94%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (12.73%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.85%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.82%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.82%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.82%) Streaming Music
6 2 (1.21%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.30%) Windows
2 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (94.55%) MVC
2 103 (62.42%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (51.52%) TDD
4 69 (41.82%) BDD
5 46 (27.88%) Web Application Development
6 42 (25.45%) Scrum
7 36 (21.82%) Dependency Injection
8 34 (20.61%) Unit Testing
9 33 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (18.79%) Software Engineering
11 28 (16.97%) OO
12 26 (15.76%) Automated Testing
13 20 (12.12%) Software Testing
14 18 (10.91%) Web Development
15 17 (10.30%) MVVM
16 16 (9.70%) Multithreading
16 16 (9.70%) SOA
17 15 (9.09%) DevOps
18 13 (7.88%) OOD
19 12 (7.27%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 165 (100.00%) C#
2 92 (55.76%) JavaScript
3 63 (38.18%) SQL
4 52 (31.52%) T-SQL
5 44 (26.67%) Ruby
6 30 (18.18%) VB.NET
7 21 (12.73%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.85%) Objective-C
9 5 (3.03%) PHP
10 4 (2.42%) VBScript
11 3 (1.82%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.82%) VB
11 3 (1.82%) VB6
12 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (19.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.42%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 39 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 25 (15.15%) Apple
2 25 (15.15%) Facebook
2 25 (15.15%) Google
2 25 (15.15%) Sony
2 25 (15.15%) Yahoo!
3 11 (6.67%) Oracle
4 4 (2.42%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.21%) Perforce
6 1 (0.61%) Telerik
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago