The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 21 36 16
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs citing WCF 134 77 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 11.51% 6.25% 9.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.22% 14.75% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 121 71 71
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,300 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
WCF
South East

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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
577 522 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 49.57% 42.37% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 513 467 254
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

WCF
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Kent region.

WCF Salary Trend in Kent

WCF
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Kent

WCF
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Tunbridge Wells - 36 £50,000 - 4
Dartford -3 30 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Maidstone +11 19 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Folkestone - 11 £40,000 -
Whitstable - 8 £40,000 - 1
Sittingbourne -8 5 £45,000 +20.00%
Tonbridge - 4 £35,000 - 1
Rochester 0 2 £40,500 +15.71%
Sevenoaks -1 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Canterbury - 2 £37,500 - 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

1 185 (98.93%) C#
2 173 (92.51%) .NET
3 161 (86.10%) SQL Server
4 145 (77.54%) ASP.NET
5 143 (76.47%) MVC
6 139 (74.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 134 (71.66%) Agile Software Development
8 116 (62.03%) TDD
9 85 (45.45%) Scrum
10 84 (44.92%) Web Application Development
11 72 (38.50%) WPF
12 67 (35.83%) Windows
13 62 (33.16%) Microsoft
14 60 (32.09%) NUnit
15 52 (27.81%) MVVM
16 50 (26.74%) Dependency Injection
16 50 (26.74%) ASP.NET Web API
17 49 (26.20%) .NET Framework
18 48 (25.67%) Castle Windsor
18 48 (25.67%) OO
18 48 (25.67%) Rhino Mocks
19 44 (23.53%) Web Services
20 43 (22.99%) Ninject
21 41 (21.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 39 (20.86%) SQL
23 37 (19.79%) JavaScript
24 36 (19.25%) Inversion of Control
25 35 (18.72%) T-SQL
25 35 (18.72%) Kanban
26 32 (17.11%) Razor View Engine

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 31 (16.58%) Node.js
2 14 (7.49%) IIS
3 12 (6.42%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.67%) CMS
6 2 (1.07%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.53%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (2.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (2.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.70%) Internet
2 10 (5.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (86.10%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (9.63%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.95%) Redis
5 6 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.14%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.07%) MySQL
9 1 (0.53%) MS Access
9 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.53%) DTS
Development Applications
1 60 (32.09%) NUnit
2 48 (25.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 30 (16.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (15.51%) Moq
4 29 (15.51%) MSTest
5 18 (9.63%) Git (software)
6 15 (8.02%) NCrunch
7 13 (6.95%) Visual Studio
8 9 (4.81%) Subversion
9 2 (1.07%) Mercurial
General
1 26 (13.90%) Games
2 21 (11.23%) Finance
3 8 (4.28%) Electronics
4 5 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.14%) Retail
6 2 (1.07%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 175 (93.58%) Developer
2 117 (62.57%) .NET Developer
3 51 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 21 (11.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 10 (5.35%) Software Developer
6 10 (5.35%) ASP Developer
6 10 (5.35%) Classic ASP Developer
7 9 (4.81%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (3.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (3.21%) C# Software Developer
9 6 (3.21%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.21%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (3.21%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (3.21%) Web Developer
9 6 (3.21%) Applications Developer
10 5 (2.67%) Analyst
10 5 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (2.67%) C# Application Developer
10 5 (2.67%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (92.51%) .NET
2 145 (77.54%) ASP.NET
3 139 (74.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 72 (38.50%) WPF
5 50 (26.74%) ASP.NET Web API
6 49 (26.20%) .NET Framework
7 48 (25.67%) Castle Windsor
8 44 (23.53%) Web Services
9 43 (22.99%) Ninject
10 41 (21.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 32 (17.11%) Razor View Engine
12 30 (16.04%) CSS
13 29 (15.51%) WinForms
13 29 (15.51%) Spring.NET
13 29 (15.51%) Unity DI Container
14 28 (14.97%) REST
14 28 (14.97%) HTML
15 26 (13.90%) jQuery
16 21 (11.23%) XML
16 21 (11.23%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.25%) Inversion of Control
2 27 (14.44%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (9.09%) N-Tier
4 15 (8.02%) Mobile App
5 14 (7.49%) iPhone
6 13 (6.95%) Blog
7 9 (4.81%) Social Network
8 8 (4.28%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.21%) W3C
10 4 (2.14%) BBC
10 4 (2.14%) Tandem
10 4 (2.14%) Social Media
11 2 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.07%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 67 (35.83%) Windows
2 15 (8.02%) Android
3 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (76.47%) MVC
2 134 (71.66%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (62.03%) TDD
4 85 (45.45%) Scrum
5 84 (44.92%) Web Application Development
6 52 (27.81%) MVVM
7 50 (26.74%) Dependency Injection
8 48 (25.67%) OO
9 35 (18.72%) Kanban
10 29 (15.51%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (15.51%) Software Engineering
11 28 (14.97%) OOD
12 25 (13.37%) Domain-Driven Design
13 22 (11.76%) Unit Testing
13 22 (11.76%) BDD
14 17 (9.09%) UML
15 14 (7.49%) SOA
15 14 (7.49%) Workflow
16 12 (6.42%) Systems Analysis
17 11 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 185 (98.93%) C#
2 39 (20.86%) SQL
3 37 (19.79%) JavaScript
4 35 (18.72%) T-SQL
5 17 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 17 (9.09%) Ruby
6 10 (5.35%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.28%) VB
8 6 (3.21%) PHP
9 5 (2.67%) C++
9 5 (2.67%) XAML
10 3 (1.60%) Java
11 1 (0.53%) VBA
11 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.53%) QA
Vendors
1 62 (33.16%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.76%) Oracle
3 18 (9.63%) Google
4 10 (5.35%) Kofax
5 7 (3.74%) Telerik
5 7 (3.74%) Twitter
6 5 (2.67%) Adobe
6 5 (2.67%) Apple
7 4 (2.14%) Yahoo!
7 4 (2.14%) Sony
7 4 (2.14%) Infragistics
7 4 (2.14%) Facebook
8 3 (1.60%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.53%) Ektron
9 1 (0.53%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Search Consultancy
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Whitstable, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tonbridge
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago