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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 64 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 4 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.75% 4.40% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 8.51% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 8
Average salary £31,250 £31,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,250 £42,500
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
148 188 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.72% 51.65% 43.56%
Number of salaries quoted 96 135 88
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 1 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 19 (95.00%) C#
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
1 19 (95.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (80.00%) MVC
3 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (75.00%) SQL
4 13 (65.00%) HTML
4 13 (65.00%) CSS
4 13 (65.00%) OO
4 13 (65.00%) .NET Framework
5 12 (60.00%) CMS
5 12 (60.00%) TDD
6 11 (55.00%) Scrum
6 11 (55.00%) Finance
6 11 (55.00%) XHTML
6 11 (55.00%) Web Services
6 11 (55.00%) Windows
6 11 (55.00%) jQuery
6 11 (55.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (55.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (35.00%) Degree
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 4 (20.00%) Web Application Development
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (20.00%) Advertising
11 3 (15.00%) Games
11 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 12 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (15.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (5.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (5.00%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (10.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Advertising
3 3 (15.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Architect
6 2 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
1 19 (95.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (65.00%) CSS
2 13 (65.00%) .NET Framework
2 13 (65.00%) HTML
3 11 (55.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 11 (55.00%) XHTML
3 11 (55.00%) jQuery
3 11 (55.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.00%) JSON
5 3 (15.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) SOAP
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (10.00%) iOS SDK
6 2 (10.00%) Android SDK
6 2 (10.00%) WPF
6 2 (10.00%) LINQ
6 2 (10.00%) HTML5
7 1 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) MVC
2 13 (65.00%) OO
3 12 (60.00%) TDD
4 11 (55.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Web Application Development
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 2 (10.00%) OOD
7 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (5.00%) OOP
8 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
5 1 (5.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) EPiServer
2 3 (15.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Macromedia
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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