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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 31 20 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +37
Permanent jobs citing WCF 73 117 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.12% 10.54% 2.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.76% 22.59% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 67 112 22
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
411 518 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 40.06% 46.67% 41.44%
Number of salaries quoted 354 444 324
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +12 23 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Dartford -1 15 £45,000 - 1
Stansted - 10 £50,000 -
Cranbrook - 6 £40,000 - 1
West Malling +1 3 £50,000 -
Rochester - 3 £40,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £40,000 -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 171 (91.44%) C#
2 153 (81.82%) .NET
3 125 (66.84%) SQL Server
4 121 (64.71%) ASP.NET
5 104 (55.61%) Microsoft
6 100 (53.48%) MVC
7 91 (48.66%) Windows
8 88 (47.06%) WPF
9 87 (46.52%) TDD
10 73 (39.04%) SQL
11 61 (32.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 56 (29.95%) IIS
13 54 (28.88%) JavaScript
13 54 (28.88%) Degree
14 51 (27.27%) Scrum
15 50 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
15 50 (26.74%) OO
16 44 (23.53%) Web Application Development
17 42 (22.46%) MS Excel
18 41 (21.93%) CSS
19 40 (21.39%) WinForms
20 39 (20.86%) Silverlight
21 38 (20.32%) HTML
22 37 (19.79%) Software Engineering
23 34 (18.18%) T-SQL
23 34 (18.18%) Web Services
24 32 (17.11%) Computer Science
25 31 (16.58%) MSMQ
26 28 (14.97%) jQuery
26 28 (14.97%) ASP.NET Web API

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 56 (29.95%) IIS
2 19 (10.16%) Node.js
3 7 (3.74%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.14%) CMS
5 3 (1.60%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.07%) Kentico
Applications
1 42 (22.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.14%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (1.60%) Firewall
4 2 (1.07%) Internet
5 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (66.84%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.30%) Relational Database
3 19 (10.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (7.49%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.28%) SQLite
7 5 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.60%) SSDT
9 1 (0.53%) StreamInsight
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.53%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (11.76%) Rhino Mocks
2 21 (11.23%) NUnit
3 17 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (8.56%) Xcode
5 15 (8.02%) Moq
5 15 (8.02%) MSTest
6 14 (7.49%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.14%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.60%) NuGet
9 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (9.09%) Finance
2 7 (3.74%) Games
3 4 (2.14%) Electronics
4 3 (1.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 145 (77.54%) Developer
2 92 (49.20%) .NET Developer
3 38 (20.32%) C# Developer
4 26 (13.90%) Software Developer
4 26 (13.90%) Senior Developer
5 23 (12.30%) Software Engineer
5 23 (12.30%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (10.16%) Senior C# Developer
8 18 (9.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (8.02%) C# Software Developer
9 15 (8.02%) Team Leader
10 13 (6.95%) Senior Software Developer
10 13 (6.95%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (6.42%) Development Team Leader
12 11 (5.88%) Software Team Leader
13 10 (5.35%) .NET Software Engineer
13 10 (5.35%) .NET Programmer
13 10 (5.35%) Programmer
13 10 (5.35%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (81.82%) .NET
2 121 (64.71%) ASP.NET
3 88 (47.06%) WPF
4 61 (32.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 41 (21.93%) CSS
6 40 (21.39%) WinForms
7 39 (20.86%) Silverlight
8 38 (20.32%) HTML
9 34 (18.18%) Web Services
10 31 (16.58%) MSMQ
11 28 (14.97%) jQuery
11 28 (14.97%) ASP.NET Web API
12 23 (12.30%) .NET Framework
13 20 (10.70%) Castle Windsor
14 19 (10.16%) REST
15 18 (9.63%) Ninject
15 18 (9.63%) RESTful
15 18 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 17 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 17 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.11%) Computer Science
2 24 (12.83%) N-Tier
3 21 (11.23%) Mobile App
4 17 (9.09%) NHS
5 16 (8.56%) SystemC
6 14 (7.49%) Social Media
6 14 (7.49%) BBC
7 13 (6.95%) Inversion of Control
8 12 (6.42%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (3.21%) W3C
10 5 (2.67%) iPhone
11 1 (0.53%) Open Source
11 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 91 (48.66%) Windows
2 21 (11.23%) Android
3 16 (8.56%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.28%) Windows 8
4 8 (4.28%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (53.48%) MVC
2 87 (46.52%) TDD
3 51 (27.27%) Scrum
4 50 (26.74%) OO
4 50 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (23.53%) Web Application Development
6 37 (19.79%) Software Engineering
7 24 (12.83%) MVVM
8 23 (12.30%) Kanban
9 22 (11.76%) OOD
10 19 (10.16%) Dependency Injection
11 17 (9.09%) SOA
11 17 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (8.56%) BDD
12 16 (8.56%) iOS Development
13 15 (8.02%) Unit Testing
14 14 (7.49%) OOP
15 11 (5.88%) UML
16 10 (5.35%) Network Load Balancing
16 10 (5.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 171 (91.44%) C#
2 73 (39.04%) SQL
3 54 (28.88%) JavaScript
4 34 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 20 (10.70%) VB.NET
6 16 (8.56%) C
6 16 (8.56%) Objective-C
7 14 (7.49%) Ruby
8 11 (5.88%) XAML
9 9 (4.81%) C++
10 8 (4.28%) VB
11 4 (2.14%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.60%) Python
12 3 (1.60%) PHP
13 1 (0.53%) Java
13 1 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 54 (28.88%) Degree
2 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.67%) SLA
2 4 (2.14%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.60%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.07%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.67%) Vagrant
1 5 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 104 (55.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.16%) Google
3 16 (8.56%) Xamarin
4 14 (7.49%) Yahoo!
4 14 (7.49%) Facebook
4 14 (7.49%) Apple
4 14 (7.49%) Sony
5 9 (4.81%) Oracle
6 5 (2.67%) Remedy
7 4 (2.14%) DevExpress
8 3 (1.60%) Infragistics
8 3 (1.60%) Telerik
9 2 (1.07%) Alterian
9 2 (1.07%) Ektron
9 2 (1.07%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.07%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.53%) webMethods
10 1 (0.53%) Cognizant
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cranbrook
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £6000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
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