The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 18 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Permanent jobs citing WCF 95 118 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.49% 11.24% 3.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.06% 25.27% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 87 110 26
Average salary £45,000 £40,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.80% +7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
451 467 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 40.30% 44.48% 42.87%
Number of salaries quoted 407 399 324
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
South East

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Maidstone +8 23 £42,250 -23.18% 2
Stansted - 20 £45,000 -
Dartford -4 18 £46,250 +15.62% 3
Cranbrook - 8 £40,000 - 1
West Malling -1 5 £50,000 -
Sittingbourne - 4 £40,000 -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 190 (92.23%) C#
2 166 (80.58%) .NET
3 127 (61.65%) SQL Server
3 127 (61.65%) ASP.NET
4 119 (57.77%) Microsoft
5 109 (52.91%) MVC
6 102 (49.51%) Windows
7 99 (48.06%) WPF
8 94 (45.63%) SQL
9 90 (43.69%) TDD
10 67 (32.52%) OO
11 63 (30.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 61 (29.61%) JavaScript
13 59 (28.64%) IIS
13 59 (28.64%) MS Excel
14 58 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
15 57 (27.67%) Degree
16 55 (26.70%) Scrum
17 53 (25.73%) WinForms
18 51 (24.76%) Software Engineering
19 50 (24.27%) HTML
20 49 (23.79%) CSS
21 42 (20.39%) Silverlight
21 42 (20.39%) Web Application Development
22 38 (18.45%) Web Services
23 36 (17.48%) T-SQL
23 36 (17.48%) .NET Framework
23 36 (17.48%) Computer Science
24 35 (16.99%) N-Tier
25 34 (16.50%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 59 (28.64%) IIS
2 19 (9.22%) Node.js
3 7 (3.40%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.94%) CMS
5 3 (1.46%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.97%) Kentico
Applications
1 59 (28.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.94%) TCP/IP
1 4 (1.94%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (1.46%) Firewall
3 2 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (61.65%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.62%) Relational Database
3 22 (10.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (9.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (6.80%) NoSQL
6 12 (5.83%) SQLite
7 3 (1.46%) SSDT
8 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.49%) StreamInsight
9 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.49%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (9.71%) Rhino Mocks
2 19 (9.22%) NUnit
3 18 (8.74%) Xcode
3 18 (8.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (6.80%) Git (software)
5 12 (5.83%) MSTest
5 12 (5.83%) Moq
6 4 (1.94%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.46%) NuGet
8 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 17 (8.25%) Finance
2 7 (3.40%) Games
3 4 (1.94%) Electronics
4 3 (1.46%) Advertising
5 1 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 152 (73.79%) Developer
2 93 (45.15%) .NET Developer
3 43 (20.87%) C# Developer
4 35 (16.99%) Software Engineer
5 30 (14.56%) Software Developer
6 28 (13.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 26 (12.62%) Senior Developer
8 24 (11.65%) ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (11.17%) Team Leader
10 21 (10.19%) Senior C# Developer
11 20 (9.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (8.74%) Software Team Leader
13 15 (7.28%) C# Software Developer
14 14 (6.80%) Senior Software Developer
15 13 (6.31%) Senior .NET Developer
15 13 (6.31%) Development Team Leader
16 10 (4.85%) Programmer
16 10 (4.85%) .NET Software Engineer
16 10 (4.85%) .NET Programmer
16 10 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (80.58%) .NET
2 127 (61.65%) ASP.NET
3 99 (48.06%) WPF
4 63 (30.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 53 (25.73%) WinForms
6 50 (24.27%) HTML
7 49 (23.79%) CSS
8 42 (20.39%) Silverlight
9 38 (18.45%) Web Services
10 36 (17.48%) .NET Framework
11 34 (16.50%) jQuery
12 29 (14.08%) MSMQ
13 28 (13.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 21 (10.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 20 (9.71%) Cocoa
15 20 (9.71%) SOAP
15 20 (9.71%) Cocoa Touch
16 19 (9.22%) REST
17 18 (8.74%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.48%) Computer Science
2 35 (16.99%) N-Tier
3 26 (12.62%) SystemC
4 25 (12.14%) Mobile App
5 18 (8.74%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (8.74%) NHS
6 14 (6.80%) BBC
6 14 (6.80%) Social Media
7 10 (4.85%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (3.88%) W3C
9 5 (2.43%) iPhone
10 2 (0.97%) Informatics
11 1 (0.49%) Social Network
11 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.49%) Open Source
11 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 102 (49.51%) Windows
2 25 (12.14%) Android
3 20 (9.71%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.85%) Windows 8
4 10 (4.85%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (52.91%) MVC
2 90 (43.69%) TDD
3 67 (32.52%) OO
4 58 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (26.70%) Scrum
6 51 (24.76%) Software Engineering
7 42 (20.39%) Web Application Development
8 28 (13.59%) OOD
9 24 (11.65%) OOP
10 23 (11.17%) MVVM
11 20 (9.71%) iOS Development
11 20 (9.71%) Kanban
12 17 (8.25%) Unit Testing
12 17 (8.25%) SOA
13 16 (7.77%) BDD
13 16 (7.77%) Dependency Injection
14 14 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (5.83%) Network Load Balancing
16 11 (5.34%) Multithreading
17 10 (4.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 190 (92.23%) C#
2 94 (45.63%) SQL
3 61 (29.61%) JavaScript
4 36 (17.48%) T-SQL
5 26 (12.62%) C
6 22 (10.68%) VB.NET
7 18 (8.74%) Objective-C
8 14 (6.80%) Ruby
9 12 (5.83%) XAML
9 12 (5.83%) VB
9 12 (5.83%) C++
10 4 (1.94%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.46%) PHP
11 3 (1.46%) Python
12 1 (0.49%) Java
12 1 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 57 (27.67%) Degree
2 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.49%) MCTS
3 1 (0.49%) MCP
3 1 (0.49%) MCAD
3 1 (0.49%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.91%) QA
2 5 (2.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.46%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.43%) Vagrant
1 5 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 119 (57.77%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.71%) Xamarin
3 19 (9.22%) Google
4 14 (6.80%) Yahoo!
4 14 (6.80%) Facebook
4 14 (6.80%) Apple
4 14 (6.80%) Sony
5 10 (4.85%) DevExpress
6 9 (4.37%) Oracle
7 5 (2.43%) Remedy
8 3 (1.46%) Telerik
9 2 (0.97%) Alterian
9 2 (0.97%) Ektron
9 2 (0.97%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.97%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.49%) webMethods
10 1 (0.49%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.49%) McKesson
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cranbrook
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 days ago