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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 32 21 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Permanent jobs citing WCF 69 115 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.99% 9.92% 3.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.44% 22.64% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 65 86 38
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
447 508 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 45.29% 43.83% 34.79%
Number of salaries quoted 397 442 350
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,250 £51,430
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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 +5 27 £42,500 +13.46% 3
Rochester - 7 £42,500 - 1
Dartford 0 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Maidstone -10 5 £37,500 -16.66% 1
West Malling +5 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Tonbridge - 3 £35,000 - 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £37,500 -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 165 (99.40%) C#
2 162 (97.59%) .NET
3 145 (87.35%) MVC
4 144 (86.75%) SQL Server
5 132 (79.52%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (75.90%) ASP.NET
7 121 (72.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 101 (60.84%) TDD
9 83 (50.00%) Scrum
10 74 (44.58%) Web Application Development
11 59 (35.54%) JavaScript
12 58 (34.94%) Windows
13 56 (33.73%) ASP.NET Web API
14 53 (31.93%) SQL
15 52 (31.33%) Microsoft
15 52 (31.33%) .NET Framework
16 51 (30.72%) Dependency Injection
16 51 (30.72%) WPF
17 48 (28.92%) Domain-Driven Design
18 47 (28.31%) HTML
19 46 (27.71%) OO
19 46 (27.71%) CSS
19 46 (27.71%) jQuery
20 44 (26.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 42 (25.30%) T-SQL
22 41 (24.70%) Web Services
22 41 (24.70%) Internet
23 40 (24.10%) OOD
23 40 (24.10%) NUnit
23 40 (24.10%) Castle Windsor

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (12.05%) Node.js
1 20 (12.05%) CMS
2 9 (5.42%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.61%) IIS
4 2 (1.20%) Sitefinity
4 2 (1.20%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.60%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (8.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 14 (8.43%) Photoshop
1 14 (8.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (4.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.01%) SaaS
3 2 (1.20%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 41 (24.70%) Internet
2 5 (3.01%) SSL
2 5 (3.01%) HTTP
2 5 (3.01%) SMTP
3 4 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.20%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (86.75%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (7.83%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.01%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.01%) Redis
4 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.20%) MS Access
6 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.20%) DTS
7 1 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (24.10%) NUnit
1 40 (24.10%) Rhino Mocks
2 21 (12.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (12.65%) MSTest
2 21 (12.65%) Moq
3 15 (9.04%) Git (software)
4 13 (7.83%) Subversion
5 11 (6.63%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.01%) ReSharper
6 5 (3.01%) Fiddler
6 5 (3.01%) NCrunch
7 2 (1.20%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
General
1 36 (21.69%) Finance
2 20 (12.05%) Games
3 7 (4.22%) Marketing
4 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.20%) Electronics
5 2 (1.20%) Advertising
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 154 (92.77%) Developer
2 130 (78.31%) .NET Developer
3 47 (28.31%) C# Developer
4 42 (25.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (10.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (10.24%) Web Developer
7 15 (9.04%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (7.83%) Senior .NET Developer
8 13 (7.83%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.42%) Senior .NET Web Developer
9 9 (5.42%) .NET Web Developer
9 9 (5.42%) Senior Web Developer
10 7 (4.22%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.01%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.01%) C# Web Developer
12 4 (2.41%) C# Software Engineer
12 4 (2.41%) Applications Developer
13 3 (1.81%) C# Application Developer
13 3 (1.81%) .NET Applications Developer
13 3 (1.81%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (97.59%) .NET
2 126 (75.90%) ASP.NET
3 121 (72.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 56 (33.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 52 (31.33%) .NET Framework
6 51 (30.72%) WPF
7 47 (28.31%) HTML
8 46 (27.71%) CSS
8 46 (27.71%) jQuery
9 44 (26.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 41 (24.70%) Web Services
11 40 (24.10%) Castle Windsor
12 34 (20.48%) HTML5
12 34 (20.48%) Entity Framework
13 33 (19.88%) Razor View Engine
14 30 (18.07%) CSS3
15 28 (16.87%) Ninject
16 27 (16.27%) AngularJS
17 25 (15.06%) XML
18 23 (13.86%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.47%) Inversion of Control
2 25 (15.06%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (10.84%) W3C
4 13 (7.83%) Social Network
5 6 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.01%) Blog
6 5 (3.01%) Streaming Music
6 5 (3.01%) Tandem
7 4 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.81%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.20%) iPhone
9 2 (1.20%) Physics
9 2 (1.20%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.20%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 58 (34.94%) Windows
2 17 (10.24%) Android
3 15 (9.04%) Windows Phone
4 5 (3.01%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.01%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (87.35%) MVC
2 132 (79.52%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (60.84%) TDD
4 83 (50.00%) Scrum
5 74 (44.58%) Web Application Development
6 51 (30.72%) Dependency Injection
7 48 (28.92%) Domain-Driven Design
8 46 (27.71%) OO
9 40 (24.10%) OOD
10 39 (23.49%) MVVM
11 35 (21.08%) Kanban
12 25 (15.06%) BDD
13 21 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (10.84%) Unit Testing
14 18 (10.84%) OOP
15 15 (9.04%) Android Development
16 12 (7.23%) CQRS
17 11 (6.63%) Web Development
17 11 (6.63%) Software Engineering
18 9 (5.42%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 165 (99.40%) C#
2 59 (35.54%) JavaScript
3 53 (31.93%) SQL
4 42 (25.30%) T-SQL
5 25 (15.06%) VB.NET
6 13 (7.83%) Ruby
7 11 (6.63%) VB
8 5 (3.01%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.41%) Java
10 3 (1.81%) PHP
11 2 (1.20%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.20%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.20%) XPath
11 2 (1.20%) VBA
12 1 (0.60%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (6.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 52 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.24%) Twitter
3 14 (8.43%) Adobe
4 10 (6.02%) Oracle
5 4 (2.41%) Ektron
6 2 (1.20%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.20%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.20%) Google
7 1 (0.60%) Telerik
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Maidstone
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
AXA
Salary: Up to £57 k
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Bonus 20%
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Tonbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago