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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 51 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 53 66 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.94% 6.85% 9.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.25% 15.31% 19.79%
Number of salaries quoted 49 60 69
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
471 431 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 43.90% 44.76% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 416 387 460
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -3 20 £42,500 - 1
West Malling -8 11 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Canterbury - 4 £37,500 - 1
Cranbrook - 2 £40,000 -
Folkestone - 1 £45,000 -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 114 (96.61%) C#
2 112 (94.92%) .NET
3 98 (83.05%) SQL Server
4 82 (69.49%) MVC
5 79 (66.95%) ASP.NET
6 75 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (56.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 63 (53.39%) JavaScript
9 61 (51.69%) HTML
9 61 (51.69%) TDD
10 57 (48.31%) Windows
11 54 (45.76%) CSS
12 52 (44.07%) WPF
13 50 (42.37%) HTML5
14 45 (38.14%) Web Application Development
14 45 (38.14%) AngularJS
15 44 (37.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 37 (31.36%) SQL Server 2014
17 35 (29.66%) CSS3
17 35 (29.66%) SQL
18 31 (26.27%) Scrum
19 29 (24.58%) Ninject
19 29 (24.58%) ASP.NET Web API
19 29 (24.58%) Dependency Injection
20 28 (23.73%) Node.js
20 28 (23.73%) jQuery
21 27 (22.88%) NUnit
21 27 (22.88%) KnockoutJS
21 27 (22.88%) Domain-Driven Design
22 25 (21.19%) Streaming Music

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 28 (23.73%) Node.js
2 10 (8.47%) IIS
3 3 (2.54%) CMS
4 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (8.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) CTI
2 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) SMTP
3 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (83.05%) SQL Server
2 37 (31.36%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (11.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (7.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (22.88%) NUnit
2 18 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (14.41%) Moq
3 17 (14.41%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (5.93%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.24%) ReSharper
5 5 (4.24%) Subversion
6 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.39%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.39%) MSTest
6 4 (3.39%) Xcode
7 3 (2.54%) Selenium
7 3 (2.54%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.69%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.69%) StyleCop
9 1 (0.85%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (10.17%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Advertising
3 3 (2.54%) Electronics
3 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.69%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 106 (89.83%) Developer
2 92 (77.97%) .NET Developer
3 43 (36.44%) C# Developer
4 35 (29.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (17.80%) Senior Developer
6 20 (16.95%) Senior .NET Developer
7 16 (13.56%) Applications Developer
7 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 16 (13.56%) Software Engineer
8 14 (11.86%) .NET Applications Developer
8 14 (11.86%) C# Application Developer
8 14 (11.86%) C# Software Engineer
9 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (7.63%) .NET Software Engineer
10 9 (7.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (7.63%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (7.63%) WCF Developer
10 9 (7.63%) Web Developer
11 8 (6.78%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 7 (5.93%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (94.92%) .NET
2 79 (66.95%) ASP.NET
3 67 (56.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 61 (51.69%) HTML
5 54 (45.76%) CSS
6 52 (44.07%) WPF
7 50 (42.37%) HTML5
8 45 (38.14%) AngularJS
9 44 (37.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 35 (29.66%) CSS3
11 29 (24.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 29 (24.58%) Ninject
12 28 (23.73%) jQuery
13 27 (22.88%) KnockoutJS
14 22 (18.64%) WinForms
15 19 (16.10%) .NET Framework
16 17 (14.41%) Entity Framework
17 14 (11.86%) Web Services
18 12 (10.17%) Ajax
19 11 (9.32%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.19%) Streaming Music
2 7 (5.93%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.24%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.39%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (3.39%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.69%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.69%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 57 (48.31%) Windows
2 10 (8.47%) Linux
3 7 (5.93%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.39%) Android
4 4 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (69.49%) MVC
2 75 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (51.69%) TDD
4 45 (38.14%) Web Application Development
5 31 (26.27%) Scrum
6 29 (24.58%) Dependency Injection
7 27 (22.88%) Domain-Driven Design
8 24 (20.34%) Software Engineering
9 22 (18.64%) MVVM
10 18 (15.25%) SDLC
11 17 (14.41%) OO
11 17 (14.41%) OOD
12 16 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (13.56%) Web Development
13 15 (12.71%) Kanban
14 14 (11.86%) CRM
15 13 (11.02%) BDD
15 13 (11.02%) Unit Testing
16 7 (5.93%) Data Analysis
16 7 (5.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 114 (96.61%) C#
2 63 (53.39%) JavaScript
3 35 (29.66%) SQL
4 24 (20.34%) VB.NET
5 15 (12.71%) T-SQL
6 11 (9.32%) C++
7 9 (7.63%) VB
8 4 (3.39%) Java
9 3 (2.54%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.54%) Ruby
10 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (7.63%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.69%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.63%) Oracle
3 4 (3.39%) Facebook
4 1 (0.85%) VMware
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