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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 58 64 78
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 82 93 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.22% 3.80% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.60% 10.43% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 79 93 70
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +27.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
651 892 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.49% 36.45% 35.37%
Number of salaries quoted 602 792 721
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 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -1 33 £35,000 -41.66% 3
Harpenden -4 13 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 13 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +15 7 £27,500 -50.00%
Letchworth 0 4 £40,000 -
Stevenage -3 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Watford +20 3 £51,250 +36.66%
Broxbourne -8 1 £42,500 -10.52%
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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#
2 135 (96.43%) .NET
3 107 (76.43%) MVC
4 103 (73.57%) ASP.NET
5 83 (59.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 83 (59.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 76 (54.29%) SQL Server
7 75 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (50.00%) RESTful
9 63 (45.00%) TDD
10 57 (40.71%) jQuery
11 56 (40.00%) NoSQL
12 54 (38.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 54 (38.57%) Git (software)
13 52 (37.14%) .NET Framework
13 52 (37.14%) BDD
14 51 (36.43%) HTML
14 51 (36.43%) JavaScript
15 49 (35.00%) Entity Framework
16 45 (32.14%) Node.js
17 44 (31.43%) CSS
18 43 (30.71%) SQL
18 43 (30.71%) Ruby
18 43 (30.71%) Web Application Development
18 43 (30.71%) SQL Server 2014
19 38 (27.14%) AngularJS
20 37 (26.43%) Ajax
21 34 (24.29%) Web Services
22 33 (23.57%) Degree
22 33 (23.57%) 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 9 (6.43%) NServiceBus
2 8 (5.71%) IIS
3 4 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (4.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.29%) Wireshark
2 4 (2.86%) LDAP
2 4 (2.86%) SNMP
2 4 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 56 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 43 (30.71%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 14 (10.00%) RavenDB
5 12 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (7.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (6.43%) MySQL
8 6 (4.29%) Redis
9 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 54 (38.57%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.29%) NUnit
2 20 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 15 (10.71%) Subversion
4 11 (7.86%) Visual Studio
5 9 (6.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.29%) Fiddler
6 6 (4.29%) JIRA
7 5 (3.57%) CruiseControl
7 5 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (2.86%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.14%) Selenium
10 2 (1.43%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.43%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (1.43%) Protractor
10 2 (1.43%) WATIR
10 2 (1.43%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (12.14%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (1.43%) Electronics
4 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 136 (97.14%) Developer
2 106 (75.71%) .NET Developer
3 74 (52.86%) C# Developer
4 52 (37.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (18.57%) Social Media Developer
6 25 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 21 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (15.00%) WCF Developer
8 17 (12.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (12.14%) Graduate
8 17 (12.14%) Graduate Developer
9 15 (10.71%) C# WCF Developer
10 12 (8.57%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (8.57%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
10 12 (8.57%) Graduate C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (8.57%) Junior .NET Developer
10 12 (8.57%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (8.57%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 12 (8.57%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 12 (8.57%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (96.43%) .NET
2 103 (73.57%) ASP.NET
3 83 (59.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 83 (59.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 70 (50.00%) RESTful
5 57 (40.71%) jQuery
6 54 (38.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 52 (37.14%) .NET Framework
8 51 (36.43%) HTML
9 49 (35.00%) Entity Framework
10 45 (32.14%) Node.js
11 44 (31.43%) CSS
12 38 (27.14%) AngularJS
13 37 (26.43%) Ajax
14 34 (24.29%) Web Services
15 33 (23.57%) HTML5
16 30 (21.43%) SOAP
17 27 (19.29%) RabbitMQ
17 27 (19.29%) REST
18 24 (17.14%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.57%) BBC
1 26 (18.57%) Social Media
2 24 (17.14%) Computer Science
3 20 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (7.86%) Mathematics
5 8 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.71%) Smartphone
6 5 (3.57%) Physics
7 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (76.43%) MVC
2 75 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (45.00%) TDD
4 52 (37.14%) BDD
5 43 (30.71%) Web Application Development
6 28 (20.00%) OO
7 21 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 20 (14.29%) Scrum
9 19 (13.57%) Multithreading
10 14 (10.00%) Web Development
11 11 (7.86%) Low Latency
11 11 (7.86%) OOD
12 10 (7.14%) Analytics
12 10 (7.14%) Risk Analytics
12 10 (7.14%) Unit Testing
13 9 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.43%) Dependency Injection
14 8 (5.71%) Mobile Application Development
14 8 (5.71%) Re-Platforming
14 8 (5.71%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 137 (97.86%) C#
2 51 (36.43%) JavaScript
3 43 (30.71%) Ruby
3 43 (30.71%) SQL
4 30 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 15 (10.71%) VB.NET
6 10 (7.14%) VB
7 8 (5.71%) VBA
8 7 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.29%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.86%) VB6
11 2 (1.43%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 33 (23.57%) 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 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.00%) Oracle
4 4 (2.86%) Perforce
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