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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 46 23 39
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 56 108 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.10% 10.50% 7.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.38% 20.61% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 52 100 63
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
492 524 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 44.77% 50.92% 47.04%
Number of salaries quoted 426 480 460
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 -10 20 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Dartford +3 8 £47,500 +22.58%
Stansted - 7 £37,500 -
West Malling - 3 £57,500 - 1
Maidstone -7 2 £39,500 +5.33%
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 134 (96.40%) .NET
2 133 (95.68%) C#
3 114 (82.01%) SQL Server
4 106 (76.26%) MVC
5 103 (74.10%) Agile Software Development
6 101 (72.66%) ASP.NET
7 90 (64.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 86 (61.87%) TDD
9 74 (53.24%) JavaScript
10 68 (48.92%) HTML
11 62 (44.60%) Web Application Development
11 62 (44.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 61 (43.88%) HTML5
13 57 (41.01%) CSS
13 57 (41.01%) Windows
14 54 (38.85%) SQL Server 2014
15 48 (34.53%) ASP.NET Web API
16 47 (33.81%) WPF
17 46 (33.09%) AngularJS
17 46 (33.09%) Node.js
18 41 (29.50%) CSS3
19 40 (28.78%) Entity Framework
19 40 (28.78%) .NET Framework
20 39 (28.06%) SQL
21 35 (25.18%) Scrum
21 35 (25.18%) Domain-Driven Design
22 34 (24.46%) jQuery
23 33 (23.74%) OO
23 33 (23.74%) Dependency Injection
23 33 (23.74%) Ninject

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 46 (33.09%) Node.js
2 14 (10.07%) IIS
3 4 (2.88%) CMS
4 1 (0.72%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.47%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.47%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.44%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) HTTP
3 1 (0.72%) SMTP
3 1 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (82.01%) SQL Server
2 54 (38.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 18 (12.95%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (5.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (13.67%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (11.51%) NUnit
3 16 (11.51%) Rhino Mocks
4 9 (6.47%) Moq
5 7 (5.04%) Subversion
6 6 (4.32%) Mercurial
6 6 (4.32%) Xcode
7 5 (3.60%) MSTest
8 3 (2.16%) ReSharper
8 3 (2.16%) Selenium
8 3 (2.16%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.72%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.72%) NCrunch
General
1 12 (8.63%) Finance
2 11 (7.91%) Advertising
3 3 (2.16%) Electronics
3 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.16%) Retail
4 2 (1.44%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 122 (87.77%) Developer
2 107 (76.98%) .NET Developer
3 52 (37.41%) C# Developer
4 41 (29.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (17.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 23 (16.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (15.83%) Software Engineer
8 21 (15.11%) Applications Developer
8 21 (15.11%) C# Application Developer
9 20 (14.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (13.67%) .NET Applications Developer
11 17 (12.23%) C# Software Engineer
12 12 (8.63%) .NET Software Engineer
12 12 (8.63%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (8.63%) Senior Developer
13 11 (7.91%) .NET Software Developer
13 11 (7.91%) C# Software Developer
13 11 (7.91%) C# WPF Developer
13 11 (7.91%) WPF Developer
14 10 (7.19%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (96.40%) .NET
2 101 (72.66%) ASP.NET
3 90 (64.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 68 (48.92%) HTML
5 62 (44.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 61 (43.88%) HTML5
7 57 (41.01%) CSS
8 48 (34.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 47 (33.81%) WPF
10 46 (33.09%) AngularJS
11 41 (29.50%) CSS3
12 40 (28.78%) .NET Framework
12 40 (28.78%) Entity Framework
13 34 (24.46%) jQuery
14 33 (23.74%) Ninject
15 30 (21.58%) KnockoutJS
16 20 (14.39%) RESTful
17 18 (12.95%) Web Services
18 15 (10.79%) Ajax
18 15 (10.79%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.14%) Streaming Music
2 24 (17.27%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.76%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.32%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (4.32%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.32%) Tandem
6 5 (3.60%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.88%) Social Network
8 1 (0.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 57 (41.01%) Windows
2 14 (10.07%) Linux
3 7 (5.04%) Android
3 7 (5.04%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.16%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (76.26%) MVC
2 103 (74.10%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (61.87%) TDD
4 62 (44.60%) Web Application Development
5 35 (25.18%) Domain-Driven Design
5 35 (25.18%) Scrum
6 33 (23.74%) Dependency Injection
6 33 (23.74%) OO
7 31 (22.30%) OOD
7 31 (22.30%) Software Engineering
8 27 (19.42%) SDLC
9 20 (14.39%) BDD
10 13 (9.35%) Mentoring
11 12 (8.63%) MVVM
12 10 (7.19%) Web Development
13 9 (6.47%) UML
14 8 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (5.76%) Data Analysis
14 8 (5.76%) Microservices
15 7 (5.04%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 133 (95.68%) C#
2 74 (53.24%) JavaScript
3 39 (28.06%) SQL
4 23 (16.55%) T-SQL
5 18 (12.95%) Ruby
6 17 (12.23%) C++
7 9 (6.47%) VB.NET
8 7 (5.04%) Java
9 3 (2.16%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.16%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (11.51%) Degree
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.72%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.91%) Facebook
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe
3 1 (0.72%) Twitter
3 1 (0.72%) VMware
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