The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 65 64 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Permanent jobs citing WCF 12 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.23% 2.16% 4.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.50% 6.95% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 12
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
218 187 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 40.60% 31.01% 44.15%
Number of salaries quoted 152 136 92
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 2015, 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 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (90.91%) .NET
3 19 (86.36%) Windows
3 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
4 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
5 14 (63.64%) MVC
5 14 (63.64%) WinForms
5 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
6 12 (54.55%) Scrum
6 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (54.55%) Dependency Injection
6 12 (54.55%) Inversion of Control
6 12 (54.55%) MSTest
6 12 (54.55%) MVVM
6 12 (54.55%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (54.55%) Moq
6 12 (54.55%) Castle Windsor
6 12 (54.55%) Ninject
6 12 (54.55%) Razor View Engine
6 12 (54.55%) Web Application Development
6 12 (54.55%) Unity DI Container
6 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (54.55%) TDD
6 12 (54.55%) NUnit
6 12 (54.55%) WPF
6 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (54.55%) Kanban
6 12 (54.55%) Spring.NET
7 8 (36.36%) SQL
8 4 (18.18%) Firewall

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) NUnit
1 12 (54.55%) MSTest
1 12 (54.55%) Rhino Mocks
1 12 (54.55%) Moq
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Director
5 2 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 14 (63.64%) WinForms
3 12 (54.55%) WPF
3 12 (54.55%) Spring.NET
3 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (54.55%) Castle Windsor
3 12 (54.55%) Ninject
3 12 (54.55%) Razor View Engine
3 12 (54.55%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (9.09%) Ajax
4 2 (9.09%) JSON
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) SOAP
4 2 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) MVC
2 12 (54.55%) Scrum
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) TDD
2 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (54.55%) Kanban
2 12 (54.55%) Dependency Injection
2 12 (54.55%) MVVM
2 12 (54.55%) Web Application Development
3 2 (9.09%) Security Patching
3 2 (9.09%) SDLC
3 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 2 (9.09%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) B2B
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) C
3 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle