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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 13 25 5
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Permanent jobs citing WCF 19 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 16.24% 8.06% 35.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.55% 20.27% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 14
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
55 74 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 47.01% 39.78% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 44 67 20
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £37,500 £52,500
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 22 October 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 40 (100.00%) C#
2 39 (97.50%) Microsoft
2 39 (97.50%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (90.00%) .NET
4 30 (75.00%) MVC
5 29 (72.50%) Windows
6 28 (70.00%) SQL Server
7 27 (67.50%) Scrum
8 25 (62.50%) WinForms
8 25 (62.50%) WPF
9 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET
10 21 (52.50%) Dependency Injection
10 21 (52.50%) Inversion of Control
10 21 (52.50%) MSTest
10 21 (52.50%) MVVM
10 21 (52.50%) Rhino Mocks
10 21 (52.50%) Moq
10 21 (52.50%) Spring.NET
10 21 (52.50%) Castle Windsor
10 21 (52.50%) Ninject
10 21 (52.50%) Razor View Engine
10 21 (52.50%) Web Application Development
10 21 (52.50%) TDD
10 21 (52.50%) NUnit
10 21 (52.50%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (52.50%) Kanban
10 21 (52.50%) Unity DI Container
11 14 (35.00%) Web Services
12 11 (27.50%) OO

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (15.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) MSTest
1 21 (52.50%) Rhino Mocks
1 21 (52.50%) Moq
1 21 (52.50%) NUnit
2 8 (20.00%) Xcode
3 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 22 (55.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 4 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (90.00%) .NET
2 25 (62.50%) WinForms
2 25 (62.50%) WPF
3 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET
4 21 (52.50%) Spring.NET
4 21 (52.50%) Castle Windsor
4 21 (52.50%) Ninject
4 21 (52.50%) Razor View Engine
4 21 (52.50%) Unity DI Container
5 14 (35.00%) Web Services
6 8 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
6 8 (20.00%) CSS
6 8 (20.00%) HTML
6 8 (20.00%) Cocoa
7 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (52.50%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
3 8 (20.00%) User Experience
3 8 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (72.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Phone
2 8 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 8 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (97.50%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (75.00%) MVC
3 27 (67.50%) Scrum
4 21 (52.50%) Dependency Injection
4 21 (52.50%) MVVM
4 21 (52.50%) Web Application Development
4 21 (52.50%) TDD
4 21 (52.50%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (52.50%) Kanban
5 11 (27.50%) OO
5 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
6 8 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 8 (20.00%) OOP
7 6 (15.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (15.00%) Workflow
8 4 (10.00%) Coaching
9 3 (7.50%) OOD
10 1 (2.50%) ETL
10 1 (2.50%) Risk Analytics
10 1 (2.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (20.00%) VB
2 8 (20.00%) C++
2 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 8 (20.00%) XAML
3 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Xamarin
3 6 (15.00%) Kofax
4 1 (2.50%) DevExpress
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago