The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 70 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.85% 4.56% 4.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.45% 9.49% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 17
Average salary £32,500 £31,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £34,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
145 158 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 24.79% 48.02% 52.31%
Number of salaries quoted 88 109 103
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
Hertfordshire

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

WCF
Salary Trend in Watford

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

WCF Salary Trend in Watford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 22 (95.65%) C#
1 22 (95.65%) .NET
1 22 (95.65%) ASP.NET
2 19 (82.61%) MVC
3 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
4 15 (65.22%) SQL
4 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
4 15 (65.22%) TDD
5 14 (60.87%) HTML
5 14 (60.87%) CSS
5 14 (60.87%) .NET Framework
6 13 (56.52%) OO
7 12 (52.17%) Scrum
7 12 (52.17%) Finance
7 12 (52.17%) CMS
7 12 (52.17%) jQuery
7 12 (52.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (47.83%) XHTML
8 11 (47.83%) Web Services
8 11 (47.83%) Windows
9 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
10 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (30.43%) Degree
12 6 (26.09%) Web Application Development
13 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
13 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (17.39%) Advertising
14 3 (13.04%) Games
14 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 12 (52.17%) CMS
2 3 (13.04%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (13.04%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Fireworks
1 1 (4.35%) AutoCAD
1 1 (4.35%) 3ds Max
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (8.70%) NUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Advertising
3 3 (13.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Web Developer
2 10 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Architect
5 2 (8.70%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) .NET
1 22 (95.65%) ASP.NET
2 14 (60.87%) HTML
2 14 (60.87%) CSS
2 14 (60.87%) .NET Framework
3 12 (52.17%) jQuery
3 12 (52.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 11 (47.83%) XHTML
4 11 (47.83%) Web Services
5 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (13.04%) XML
6 3 (13.04%) SOAP
6 3 (13.04%) HTML5
6 3 (13.04%) Ninject
6 3 (13.04%) JSON
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (8.70%) Android SDK
7 2 (8.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Streaming Music
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (8.70%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) SUSE
4 1 (4.35%) Windows NT
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) MVC
2 15 (65.22%) TDD
3 13 (56.52%) OO
4 12 (52.17%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) Web Application Development
6 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (13.04%) Web Development
8 2 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (8.70%) OOD
9 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) C#
2 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 15 (65.22%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) ActionScript
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Sitecore
2 3 (13.04%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Macromedia
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
Watford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35,000 + c£10k Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago