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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 68 44 59
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.37% 4.49% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 9.39% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 3
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
145 181 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.70% 47.76% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 96 139 81
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 September 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 15 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) ASP.NET
3 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (80.00%) SQL
4 11 (73.33%) MVC
4 11 (73.33%) OO
5 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (66.67%) HTML
5 10 (66.67%) CSS
5 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
6 9 (60.00%) TDD
7 8 (53.33%) jQuery
7 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (53.33%) Web Services
7 8 (53.33%) XHTML
7 8 (53.33%) Windows
7 8 (53.33%) Finance
7 8 (53.33%) Scrum
7 8 (53.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (46.67%) CMS
9 4 (26.67%) Degree
9 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
10 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
10 3 (20.00%) JSON
10 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (20.00%) SOAP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (46.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (13.33%) NUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Web Developer
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
1 14 (93.33%) ASP.NET
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 8 (53.33%) jQuery
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 8 (53.33%) XHTML
3 8 (53.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (20.00%) JSON
4 3 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) WPF
5 2 (13.33%) LINQ
5 2 (13.33%) iOS SDK
5 2 (13.33%) Android SDK
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (13.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) MVC
1 11 (73.33%) OO
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) TDD
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) OOD
7 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Web Development
7 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) X++
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.67%) EPiServer