The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 10 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 47 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 29.19% 5.00% 9.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.08% 18.18% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 46 4 15
Average salary £46,250 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% -26.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
WCF
Hertfordshire

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 St Albans region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
102 22 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 63.35% 27.50% 62.82%
Number of salaries quoted 101 22 85
Average salary £45,000 £38,501 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

WCF
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

WCF Salary Trend in St Albans

WCF
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in St Albans

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 74 (100.00%) C#
1 74 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (94.59%) MVC
3 68 (91.89%) ASP.NET
4 67 (90.54%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (90.54%) TDD
4 67 (90.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 55 (74.32%) SQL Server
6 51 (68.92%) OO
6 51 (68.92%) BDD
6 51 (68.92%) Web Application Development
7 30 (40.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (40.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 26 (35.14%) CQRS
8 26 (35.14%) Domain-Driven Design
8 26 (35.14%) Games
8 26 (35.14%) Internet
9 25 (33.78%) Apple
9 25 (33.78%) Sony
9 25 (33.78%) BBC
9 25 (33.78%) Yahoo!
9 25 (33.78%) Google
9 25 (33.78%) Ruby
9 25 (33.78%) RESTful
9 25 (33.78%) Git (software)
9 25 (33.78%) NoSQL
9 25 (33.78%) Node.js
9 25 (33.78%) Social Media
9 25 (33.78%) Facebook
9 25 (33.78%) ASP.NET Web API

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 25 (33.78%) Node.js
2 16 (21.62%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.05%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (35.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (74.32%) SQL Server
2 30 (40.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (33.78%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.05%) Big Data
4 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (33.78%) Git (software)
2 16 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (21.62%) NUnit
2 16 (21.62%) Selenium
2 16 (21.62%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (35.14%) Games
2 3 (4.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 74 (100.00%) Developer
2 71 (95.95%) .NET Developer
3 19 (25.68%) C# Developer
3 19 (25.68%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (13.51%) Senior Developer
4 10 (13.51%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (10.81%) .NET Software Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) .NET Web Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Senior C# Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Web Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) C# Software Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) C# Web Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 4 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (100.00%) .NET
2 68 (91.89%) ASP.NET
3 67 (90.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (40.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 25 (33.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (33.78%) RESTful
6 20 (27.03%) jQuery
6 20 (27.03%) HTML
6 20 (27.03%) CSS
7 19 (25.68%) Ajax
8 16 (21.62%) Silverlight
8 16 (21.62%) HTML5
8 16 (21.62%) CSS3
9 15 (20.27%) Razor View Engine
10 9 (12.16%) XML
11 8 (10.81%) XSLT
11 8 (10.81%) WebSockets
12 3 (4.05%) .NET Framework
12 3 (4.05%) WPF
12 3 (4.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.78%) BBC
1 25 (33.78%) Social Media
2 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (94.59%) MVC
2 67 (90.54%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (90.54%) TDD
3 51 (68.92%) OO
3 51 (68.92%) BDD
3 51 (68.92%) Web Application Development
4 26 (35.14%) CQRS
4 26 (35.14%) Domain-Driven Design
5 16 (21.62%) OOD
5 16 (21.62%) Scrum
6 12 (16.22%) Software Engineering
7 8 (10.81%) SOA
7 8 (10.81%) Web Development
7 8 (10.81%) Multithreading
7 8 (10.81%) Low Latency
8 3 (4.05%) OOP
8 3 (4.05%) Analytics
9 1 (1.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (33.78%) Ruby
3 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.27%) SQL
5 8 (10.81%) Objective-C
5 8 (10.81%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 25 (33.78%) Apple
1 25 (33.78%) Sony
1 25 (33.78%) Yahoo!
1 25 (33.78%) Google
1 25 (33.78%) Facebook
2 16 (21.62%) Oracle
2 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
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