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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 13 13 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 44 28 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 27.67% 18.79% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.94% 40.00% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 1
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
113 70 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 71.07% 46.98% 31.85%
Number of salaries quoted 111 70 35
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,501
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 August 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in St Albans

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 94 (100.00%) C#
1 94 (100.00%) .NET
1 94 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 94 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 90 (95.74%) MVC
3 89 (94.68%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (94.68%) TDD
4 51 (54.26%) SQL Server
5 49 (52.13%) OO
6 47 (50.00%) BDD
6 47 (50.00%) Web Application Development
7 46 (48.94%) HTML
7 46 (48.94%) CSS
8 45 (47.87%) JavaScript
9 44 (46.81%) SQL
9 44 (46.81%) Scrum
9 44 (46.81%) HTML5
9 44 (46.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 43 (45.74%) jQuery
10 43 (45.74%) Ajax
11 42 (44.68%) Selenium
11 42 (44.68%) Multithreading
11 42 (44.68%) TeamCity
11 42 (44.68%) CSS3
11 42 (44.68%) WebSockets
11 42 (44.68%) Low Latency
11 42 (44.68%) Objective-C
11 42 (44.68%) NUnit
11 42 (44.68%) OOD
11 42 (44.68%) PL/SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 38 (40.43%) SharePoint
2 24 (25.53%) Node.js
3 1 (1.06%) Kentico
Applications
1 38 (40.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (54.26%) SQL Server
2 24 (25.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (46.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (44.68%) NUnit
2 42 (44.68%) Selenium
2 42 (44.68%) TeamCity
3 24 (25.53%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.32%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (5.32%) Moq
5 2 (2.13%) NuGet
5 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (24.47%) Games
2 2 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 92 (97.87%) Developer
2 87 (92.55%) .NET Developer
3 38 (40.43%) C# Developer
3 38 (40.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 37 (39.36%) Senior Developer
4 37 (39.36%) Senior .NET Developer
5 35 (37.23%) Senior C# Developer
6 24 (25.53%) Web Developer
7 21 (22.34%) Software Engineer
7 21 (22.34%) ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (22.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (21.28%) C# Web Developer
8 20 (21.28%) .NET Web Developer
9 19 (20.21%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (19.15%) Senior .NET Web Developer
10 18 (19.15%) Senior Web Developer
11 17 (18.09%) .NET Software Engineer
11 17 (18.09%) C# Software Engineer
12 16 (17.02%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
12 16 (17.02%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (100.00%) .NET
1 94 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 94 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 46 (48.94%) CSS
2 46 (48.94%) HTML
3 44 (46.81%) HTML5
4 43 (45.74%) jQuery
4 43 (45.74%) Ajax
5 42 (44.68%) CSS3
5 42 (44.68%) WebSockets
6 40 (42.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 38 (40.43%) Silverlight
8 35 (37.23%) XSLT
8 35 (37.23%) XML
9 24 (25.53%) RESTful
10 18 (19.15%) WinForms
11 16 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (11.70%) AngularJS
13 7 (7.45%) SignalR
13 7 (7.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.53%) BBC
1 24 (25.53%) Social Media
2 23 (24.47%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.26%) Physics
3 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (95.74%) MVC
2 89 (94.68%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (94.68%) TDD
3 49 (52.13%) OO
4 47 (50.00%) BDD
4 47 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 44 (46.81%) Scrum
6 42 (44.68%) Multithreading
6 42 (44.68%) OOD
6 42 (44.68%) Low Latency
7 40 (42.55%) SOA
8 39 (41.49%) Web Development
9 38 (40.43%) Mobile Development
10 36 (38.30%) Open Source
11 23 (24.47%) CQRS
11 23 (24.47%) Domain-Driven Design
12 21 (22.34%) Software Engineering
13 4 (4.26%) Coaching
14 3 (3.19%) Pair Programming
15 2 (2.13%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) C#
2 45 (47.87%) JavaScript
3 44 (46.81%) SQL
4 42 (44.68%) Objective-C
4 42 (44.68%) PL/SQL
5 24 (25.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (24.47%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 40 (42.55%) Oracle
2 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 24 (25.53%) Apple
3 24 (25.53%) Sony
3 24 (25.53%) Yahoo!
3 24 (25.53%) Google
3 24 (25.53%) Facebook
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