The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 19 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 13 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 13.27% 7.69% 21.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 14.04% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 9
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
Kent

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 Maidstone region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
52 57 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 53.06% 54.81% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 47 48 19
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £26,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

WCF
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Maidstone region.

WCF Salary Trend in Maidstone

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 32 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (90.63%) Microsoft
2 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (78.13%) .NET
3 25 (78.13%) MVC
4 24 (75.00%) Windows
5 23 (71.88%) WinForms
5 23 (71.88%) WPF
6 18 (56.25%) TDD
6 18 (56.25%) MVVM
7 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
7 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
7 17 (53.13%) Scrum
7 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (50.00%) NUnit
8 16 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (50.00%) Kanban
8 16 (50.00%) Spring.NET
8 16 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
8 16 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
8 16 (50.00%) MSTest
8 16 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
8 16 (50.00%) Moq
8 16 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
8 16 (50.00%) Ninject
8 16 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
8 16 (50.00%) Web Application Development
8 16 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
9 12 (37.50%) OO
10 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) NUnit
1 16 (50.00%) MSTest
1 16 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 16 (50.00%) Moq
2 8 (25.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 17 (53.13%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Team Leader
5 4 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (12.50%) Mobile Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) .NET
2 23 (71.88%) WinForms
2 23 (71.88%) WPF
3 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
3 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
4 16 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
4 16 (50.00%) Ninject
4 16 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
4 16 (50.00%) Spring.NET
5 8 (25.00%) CSS
5 8 (25.00%) Web Services
5 8 (25.00%) Cocoa
5 8 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
5 8 (25.00%) HTML
6 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
3 8 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (25.00%) User Experience
4 4 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Android
2 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) MVC
3 18 (56.25%) TDD
3 18 (56.25%) MVVM
4 17 (53.13%) Scrum
5 16 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 16 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (50.00%) Kanban
5 16 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
6 12 (37.50%) OO
7 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
8 8 (25.00%) iOS Development
8 8 (25.00%) OOP
9 4 (12.50%) Coaching
9 4 (12.50%) OOD
10 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
11 1 (3.13%) ETL
11 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
11 1 (3.13%) Risk Analytics
11 1 (3.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) C++
2 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.00%) VB
2 8 (25.00%) XAML
2 8 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 6 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.13%) DevExpress
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
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