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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 33 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 97 87 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 9.76% 7.59% 3.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.02% 15.99% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 89 60 30
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
510 544 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.31% 47.47% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 465 448 241
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
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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 - 25 £50,000 -
Maidstone -1 13 £37,500 +11.94%
Tonbridge - 12 £35,000 - 1
Dartford -9 10 £39,375 -12.50%
Whitstable - 6 £40,000 -
Canterbury - 4 £35,000 -
Sevenoaks +6 3 £35,000 -
Rochester -2 1 £42,500 +21.42% 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 213 (99.07%) C#
2 204 (94.88%) .NET
3 195 (90.70%) SQL Server
4 177 (82.33%) MVC
5 171 (79.53%) Agile Software Development
6 159 (73.95%) ASP.NET
7 155 (72.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 143 (66.51%) TDD
9 104 (48.37%) Scrum
10 99 (46.05%) Web Application Development
11 73 (33.95%) ASP.NET Web API
12 72 (33.49%) Windows
13 71 (33.02%) WPF
14 68 (31.63%) NUnit
15 67 (31.16%) .NET Framework
16 65 (30.23%) Dependency Injection
17 62 (28.84%) MVVM
17 62 (28.84%) SQL
18 61 (28.37%) OO
19 58 (26.98%) Microsoft
20 56 (26.05%) Rhino Mocks
20 56 (26.05%) Castle Windsor
21 55 (25.58%) Domain-Driven Design
21 55 (25.58%) Web Services
22 54 (25.12%) T-SQL
23 52 (24.19%) JavaScript
24 49 (22.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 44 (20.47%) Internet
26 42 (19.53%) OOD
26 42 (19.53%) Ninject

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 29 (13.49%) Node.js
2 16 (7.44%) CMS
3 13 (6.05%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.58%) IIS
5 11 (5.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (5.12%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.93%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.93%) Sitefinity
6 2 (0.93%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (6.05%) Photoshop
1 13 (6.05%) Adobe Illustrator
1 13 (6.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (4.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.05%) SaaS
2 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (20.47%) Internet
2 7 (3.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.40%) SSL
3 3 (1.40%) SMTP
3 3 (1.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (90.70%) SQL Server
2 40 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (7.44%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.05%) Redis
5 4 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.40%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.93%) MySQL
7 2 (0.93%) MS Access
7 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.93%) DTS
Development Applications
1 68 (31.63%) NUnit
2 56 (26.05%) Rhino Mocks
3 28 (13.02%) Moq
3 28 (13.02%) MSTest
4 25 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (8.37%) Git (software)
5 18 (8.37%) Subversion
6 16 (7.44%) Visual Studio
7 15 (6.98%) NCrunch
8 3 (1.40%) ReSharper
8 3 (1.40%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.93%) Mercurial
General
1 36 (16.74%) Games
2 26 (12.09%) Finance
3 5 (2.33%) Electronics
3 5 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.86%) Retail
5 3 (1.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 201 (93.49%) Developer
2 151 (70.23%) .NET Developer
3 69 (32.09%) C# Developer
4 45 (20.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (7.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (5.58%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (5.12%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.19%) Web Developer
9 8 (3.72%) ASP Developer
9 8 (3.72%) Classic ASP Developer
10 7 (3.26%) Software Developer
10 7 (3.26%) C# Web Developer
11 6 (2.79%) Applications Developer
11 6 (2.79%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.33%) Analyst Developer
12 5 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (2.33%) Analyst
12 5 (2.33%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (2.33%) Senior Analyst Developer
12 5 (2.33%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (94.88%) .NET
2 159 (73.95%) ASP.NET
3 155 (72.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 73 (33.95%) ASP.NET Web API
5 71 (33.02%) WPF
6 67 (31.16%) .NET Framework
7 56 (26.05%) Castle Windsor
8 55 (25.58%) Web Services
9 49 (22.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 42 (19.53%) Ninject
11 39 (18.14%) jQuery
11 39 (18.14%) CSS
11 39 (18.14%) HTML
12 38 (17.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 36 (16.74%) Razor View Engine
14 33 (15.35%) REST
15 30 (13.95%) Unity DI Container
16 28 (13.02%) Spring.NET
16 28 (13.02%) MonoRail
16 28 (13.02%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.28%) Inversion of Control
1 35 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (8.37%) Social Network
3 16 (7.44%) W3C
3 16 (7.44%) Mobile App
4 15 (6.98%) N-Tier
5 14 (6.51%) iPhone
6 13 (6.05%) Blog
7 7 (3.26%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.79%) Tandem
9 5 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.93%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 72 (33.49%) Windows
2 29 (13.49%) Android
3 15 (6.98%) Windows Phone
4 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (82.33%) MVC
2 171 (79.53%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (66.51%) TDD
4 104 (48.37%) Scrum
5 99 (46.05%) Web Application Development
6 65 (30.23%) Dependency Injection
7 62 (28.84%) MVVM
8 61 (28.37%) OO
9 55 (25.58%) Domain-Driven Design
10 42 (19.53%) Kanban
10 42 (19.53%) OOD
11 28 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (13.02%) BDD
12 25 (11.63%) Software Engineering
13 20 (9.30%) OOP
14 19 (8.84%) Unit Testing
15 15 (6.98%) Android Development
16 14 (6.51%) SOA
17 12 (5.58%) Workflow
17 12 (5.58%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 213 (99.07%) C#
2 62 (28.84%) SQL
3 54 (25.12%) T-SQL
4 52 (24.19%) JavaScript
5 21 (9.77%) VB.NET
6 15 (6.98%) Ruby
7 13 (6.05%) VB
8 10 (4.65%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.86%) Java
9 4 (1.86%) PHP
10 3 (1.40%) C++
10 3 (1.40%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.93%) XPath
11 2 (0.93%) VBA
12 1 (0.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (7.91%) Degree
2 2 (0.93%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.47%) QA
Vendors
1 58 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.30%) Oracle
3 15 (6.98%) Twitter
4 14 (6.51%) Google
5 13 (6.05%) Adobe
6 10 (4.65%) Kofax
7 4 (1.86%) Telerik
8 2 (0.93%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.93%) Ektron
8 2 (0.93%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.47%) Apple
9 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
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