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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 32 25 66
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +41
Permanent jobs citing WCF 65 111 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.78% 8.83% 2.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.29% 19.30% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 56 66 26
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,205 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
425 575 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 44.32% 45.74% 33.11%
Number of salaries quoted 378 456 346
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +19 23 £42,500 +13.46% 2
Rochester -5 7 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Maidstone -6 5 £60,000 +79.10% 1
Dartford -1 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Tonbridge - 4 £35,000 -
West Malling +4 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Sevenoaks +3 1 £37,500 +7.14%
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 189 (98.95%) C#
2 184 (96.34%) .NET
3 172 (90.05%) SQL Server
4 164 (85.86%) MVC
5 152 (79.58%) Agile Software Development
6 147 (76.96%) ASP.NET
7 140 (73.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 125 (65.45%) TDD
9 94 (49.21%) Scrum
10 92 (48.17%) Web Application Development
11 69 (36.13%) Windows
12 66 (34.55%) ASP.NET Web API
13 62 (32.46%) SQL
14 61 (31.94%) .NET Framework
15 59 (30.89%) NUnit
15 59 (30.89%) WPF
16 57 (29.84%) Microsoft
17 56 (29.32%) OO
18 55 (28.80%) JavaScript
19 54 (28.27%) Dependency Injection
19 54 (28.27%) Rhino Mocks
19 54 (28.27%) Castle Windsor
20 51 (26.70%) T-SQL
20 51 (26.70%) MVVM
21 48 (25.13%) Domain-Driven Design
22 47 (24.61%) Internet
23 46 (24.08%) HTML
24 44 (23.04%) CSS
24 44 (23.04%) Web Services
25 42 (21.99%) OOD

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (12.04%) Node.js
2 19 (9.95%) CMS
3 5 (2.62%) IIS
3 5 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.05%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.05%) Sitefinity
5 2 (1.05%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (7.33%) Photoshop
1 14 (7.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 14 (7.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (4.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.24%) SaaS
2 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.05%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 47 (24.61%) Internet
2 6 (3.14%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.62%) SSL
3 5 (2.62%) SMTP
3 5 (2.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (90.05%) SQL Server
2 36 (18.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (8.38%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.24%) Redis
5 5 (2.62%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.62%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.57%) MySQL
7 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.05%) MS Access
8 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.05%) DTS
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 59 (30.89%) NUnit
2 54 (28.27%) Rhino Mocks
3 25 (13.09%) Moq
3 25 (13.09%) MSTest
4 18 (9.42%) Git (software)
4 18 (9.42%) Subversion
5 16 (8.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (6.28%) NCrunch
7 11 (5.76%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.62%) ReSharper
8 5 (2.62%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.05%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.05%) Mercurial
General
1 34 (17.80%) Finance
2 29 (15.18%) Games
3 5 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.09%) Electronics
5 3 (1.57%) Advertising
6 2 (1.05%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 177 (92.67%) Developer
2 148 (77.49%) .NET Developer
3 53 (27.75%) C# Developer
4 45 (23.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (8.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (7.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (5.76%) Web Developer
8 10 (5.24%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.71%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (4.19%) ASP Developer
10 8 (4.19%) Classic ASP Developer
11 7 (3.66%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.14%) Applications Developer
13 5 (2.62%) Software Developer
13 5 (2.62%) C# Application Developer
13 5 (2.62%) .NET Applications Developer
13 5 (2.62%) C# Web Developer
14 4 (2.09%) Senior .NET Web Developer
14 4 (2.09%) C# Software Engineer
14 4 (2.09%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (96.34%) .NET
2 147 (76.96%) ASP.NET
3 140 (73.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 66 (34.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 61 (31.94%) .NET Framework
6 59 (30.89%) WPF
7 54 (28.27%) Castle Windsor
8 46 (24.08%) HTML
9 44 (23.04%) CSS
9 44 (23.04%) Web Services
10 42 (21.99%) Entity Framework
11 40 (20.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 38 (19.90%) jQuery
13 35 (18.32%) Razor View Engine
14 32 (16.75%) Ninject
15 29 (15.18%) MonoRail
15 29 (15.18%) NHibernate
16 27 (14.14%) HTML5
16 27 (14.14%) Unity DI Container
17 25 (13.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.80%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (17.28%) Inversion of Control
3 18 (9.42%) Social Network
4 17 (8.90%) W3C
5 10 (5.24%) Blog
6 9 (4.71%) Mobile App
7 8 (4.19%) N-Tier
7 8 (4.19%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.66%) iPhone
8 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.09%) Tandem
9 4 (2.09%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.05%) Physics
10 2 (1.05%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 69 (36.13%) Windows
2 22 (11.52%) Android
3 15 (7.85%) Windows Phone
4 5 (2.62%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.62%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (85.86%) MVC
2 152 (79.58%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (65.45%) TDD
4 94 (49.21%) Scrum
5 92 (48.17%) Web Application Development
6 56 (29.32%) OO
7 54 (28.27%) Dependency Injection
8 51 (26.70%) MVVM
9 48 (25.13%) Domain-Driven Design
10 42 (21.99%) OOD
11 39 (20.42%) Kanban
12 29 (15.18%) BDD
13 25 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (9.95%) OOP
15 18 (9.42%) Software Engineering
16 17 (8.90%) Unit Testing
17 15 (7.85%) Android Development
18 12 (6.28%) CQRS
19 11 (5.76%) SOA
20 8 (4.19%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 189 (98.95%) C#
2 62 (32.46%) SQL
3 55 (28.80%) JavaScript
4 51 (26.70%) T-SQL
5 25 (13.09%) VB.NET
6 16 (8.38%) Ruby
7 13 (6.81%) VB
8 6 (3.14%) Java
9 5 (2.62%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.62%) PHP
10 2 (1.05%) VBA
10 2 (1.05%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.05%) XPath
11 1 (0.52%) XAML
11 1 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (8.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 57 (29.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.38%) Oracle
3 15 (7.85%) Twitter
4 14 (7.33%) Adobe
5 7 (3.66%) Google
6 3 (1.57%) Telerik
6 3 (1.57%) Ektron
7 2 (1.05%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.05%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
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Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Bonus 20%
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Gold Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago