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 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 54 58 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Permanent jobs citing WCF 11 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.23% 2.74% 3.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 7.76% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 11
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
210 219 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 42.60% 35.27% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 146 177 88
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £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 June 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 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
3 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
3 16 (76.19%) Windows
4 13 (61.90%) MVC
4 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
5 11 (52.38%) Scrum
5 11 (52.38%) WinForms
5 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (52.38%) TDD
5 11 (52.38%) NUnit
5 11 (52.38%) WPF
5 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (52.38%) Dependency Injection
5 11 (52.38%) Inversion of Control
5 11 (52.38%) MSTest
5 11 (52.38%) MVVM
5 11 (52.38%) Rhino Mocks
5 11 (52.38%) Moq
5 11 (52.38%) Castle Windsor
5 11 (52.38%) Ninject
5 11 (52.38%) Razor View Engine
5 11 (52.38%) Web Application Development
5 11 (52.38%) Unity DI Container
5 11 (52.38%) Kanban
5 11 (52.38%) Spring.NET
6 10 (47.62%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) IIS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 4 (19.05%) IIS
1 4 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) NUnit
1 11 (52.38%) MSTest
1 11 (52.38%) Rhino Mocks
1 11 (52.38%) Moq
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) IT Director
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
3 11 (52.38%) WinForms
3 11 (52.38%) WPF
3 11 (52.38%) Spring.NET
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (52.38%) Castle Windsor
3 11 (52.38%) Ninject
3 11 (52.38%) Razor View Engine
3 11 (52.38%) Unity DI Container
4 4 (19.05%) XSLT
5 2 (9.52%) HTML
5 2 (9.52%) Ajax
5 2 (9.52%) JSON
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) SOAP
5 2 (9.52%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) MVC
2 11 (52.38%) Scrum
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) TDD
2 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (52.38%) Kanban
2 11 (52.38%) Dependency Injection
2 11 (52.38%) MVVM
2 11 (52.38%) Web Application Development
3 4 (19.05%) Security Patching
3 4 (19.05%) Volume Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
4 2 (9.52%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) B2B
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
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