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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 23 34 13
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Permanent jobs citing WCF 116 86 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.21% 6.79% 10.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.97% 15.30% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 101 80 73
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,864 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +2.21%
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
505 562 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 44.45% 44.36% 39.59%
Number of salaries quoted 442 501 250
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £27,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Dartford +3 30 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Tunbridge Wells +30 25 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Maidstone +13 18 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Folkestone - 12 £40,000 -
Sittingbourne -5 5 £45,000 +20.00%
Whitstable - 4 £40,000 - 1
Rochester +1 2 £39,250 +12.14% 1
Canterbury - 2 £31,815 - 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 187 (99.47%) C#
2 174 (92.55%) .NET
3 157 (83.51%) SQL Server
4 141 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 138 (73.40%) Agile Software Development
6 135 (71.81%) MVC
7 124 (65.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 117 (62.23%) TDD
9 80 (42.55%) Scrum
10 79 (42.02%) WPF
10 79 (42.02%) Web Application Development
11 77 (40.96%) Windows
12 74 (39.36%) Microsoft
13 58 (30.85%) NUnit
14 51 (27.13%) Dependency Injection
15 48 (25.53%) MVVM
16 47 (25.00%) OO
17 46 (24.47%) Rhino Mocks
17 46 (24.47%) Castle Windsor
17 46 (24.47%) Ninject
18 44 (23.40%) Web Services
18 44 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
19 43 (22.87%) JavaScript
20 39 (20.74%) CSS
21 37 (19.68%) .NET Framework
22 36 (19.15%) HTML
23 35 (18.62%) Software Engineering
24 34 (18.09%) WinForms
24 34 (18.09%) Kanban
25 33 (17.55%) Inversion of Control

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 32 (17.02%) Node.js
2 22 (11.70%) IIS
3 11 (5.85%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.85%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (5.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.06%) CMS
5 1 (0.53%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 15 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.60%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.32%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.79%) Internet
3 3 (1.60%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (83.51%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (8.51%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.26%) Redis
5 7 (3.72%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 58 (30.85%) NUnit
2 46 (24.47%) Rhino Mocks
3 29 (15.43%) Moq
3 29 (15.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (15.43%) MSTest
4 16 (8.51%) Git (software)
5 13 (6.91%) Visual Studio
6 10 (5.32%) NCrunch
7 6 (3.19%) Xcode
8 5 (2.66%) Subversion
9 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (11.17%) Games
2 17 (9.04%) Finance
3 7 (3.72%) Electronics
4 4 (2.13%) Retail
5 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 169 (89.89%) Developer
2 110 (58.51%) .NET Developer
3 45 (23.94%) C# Developer
4 20 (10.64%) Senior Developer
5 15 (7.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (6.38%) Classic ASP Developer
6 12 (6.38%) ASP Developer
7 11 (5.85%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.32%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.79%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (4.79%) Senior C# Developer
10 8 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (4.26%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (3.72%) Team Leader
12 6 (3.19%) Analyst
12 6 (3.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (2.66%) Web Developer
13 5 (2.66%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (2.66%) Analyst Developer
13 5 (2.66%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (92.55%) .NET
2 141 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 124 (65.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 79 (42.02%) WPF
5 46 (24.47%) Castle Windsor
5 46 (24.47%) Ninject
6 44 (23.40%) Web Services
6 44 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
7 39 (20.74%) CSS
8 37 (19.68%) .NET Framework
9 36 (19.15%) HTML
10 34 (18.09%) WinForms
11 31 (16.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 30 (15.96%) Razor View Engine
13 29 (15.43%) Unity DI Container
13 29 (15.43%) REST
13 29 (15.43%) Spring.NET
14 26 (13.83%) jQuery
15 24 (12.77%) MSMQ
16 21 (11.17%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.55%) Inversion of Control
2 23 (12.23%) Mobile App
2 23 (12.23%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (10.11%) N-Tier
4 17 (9.04%) iPhone
5 16 (8.51%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.26%) Blog
7 6 (3.19%) Social Media
7 6 (3.19%) BBC
7 6 (3.19%) User Experience
8 5 (2.66%) Social Network
9 4 (2.13%) Tandem
9 4 (2.13%) W3C
10 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 77 (40.96%) Windows
2 23 (12.23%) Android
3 6 (3.19%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.19%) Windows 8
3 6 (3.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (73.40%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (71.81%) MVC
3 117 (62.23%) TDD
4 80 (42.55%) Scrum
5 79 (42.02%) Web Application Development
6 51 (27.13%) Dependency Injection
7 48 (25.53%) MVVM
8 47 (25.00%) OO
9 35 (18.62%) Software Engineering
10 34 (18.09%) Kanban
11 29 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (13.30%) OOD
13 21 (11.17%) Domain-Driven Design
14 17 (9.04%) UML
14 17 (9.04%) Workflow
15 16 (8.51%) BDD
15 16 (8.51%) Unit Testing
16 15 (7.98%) OOP
17 13 (6.91%) SOA
18 12 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 187 (99.47%) C#
2 43 (22.87%) JavaScript
3 31 (16.49%) SQL
4 26 (13.83%) T-SQL
5 15 (7.98%) Ruby
6 14 (7.45%) VB.NET
7 11 (5.85%) XAML
7 11 (5.85%) C++
8 10 (5.32%) VB
8 10 (5.32%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.19%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.66%) PHP
11 2 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (17.55%) Degree
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.53%) SLA
1 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.53%) QA
Vendors
1 74 (39.36%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.77%) Oracle
3 23 (12.23%) Google
4 10 (5.32%) Kofax
5 7 (3.72%) Telerik
5 7 (3.72%) Apple
6 6 (3.19%) Yahoo!
6 6 (3.19%) Sony
6 6 (3.19%) Facebook
6 6 (3.19%) Xamarin
7 5 (2.66%) Twitter
8 4 (2.13%) Infragistics
9 3 (1.60%) Adobe
9 3 (1.60%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.53%) Remedy
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Search Consultancy
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: competitive salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Whitstable, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago