The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 53 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.16% 2.39% 3.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.85% 5.83% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 18
Median salary £55,000 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £27,150 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £47,500 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
156 223 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 30.17% 41.07% 41.08%
Number of salaries quoted 116 167 196
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for WCF.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) MVC
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 13 (100.00%) jQuery
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 13 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 12 (92.31%) Computer Science
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) Risk Analytics
2 12 (92.31%) Analytics
3 8 (61.54%) WPF
4 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
5 4 (30.77%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 1 (7.69%) SOLID
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
7 1 (7.69%) SOA
7 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
7 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (92.31%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 13 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 13 (100.00%) jQuery
2 8 (61.54%) WPF
3 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) MVC
2 12 (92.31%) Analytics
2 12 (92.31%) Risk Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript