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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 50 60
Permanent jobs citing WCF 0 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - 3.26% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.82% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 2
Average salary - £31,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -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
141 176 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.45% 47.83% 37.83%
Number of salaries quoted 99 136 91
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 2 October 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 13 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 11 (84.62%) SQL
4 10 (76.92%) OO
5 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 9 (69.23%) MVC
5 9 (69.23%) HTML
5 9 (69.23%) CSS
5 9 (69.23%) .NET Framework
6 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (53.85%) TDD
7 7 (53.85%) jQuery
7 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (53.85%) Web Services
7 7 (53.85%) Finance
7 7 (53.85%) Scrum
7 7 (53.85%) XHTML
7 7 (53.85%) Windows
7 7 (53.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (46.15%) CMS
9 3 (23.08%) Degree
9 3 (23.08%) JSON
9 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (23.08%) SOAP
9 3 (23.08%) Web Application Development
9 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
10 2 (15.38%) iOS SDK

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 6 (46.15%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) NUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Web Developer
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 9 (69.23%) CSS
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Framework
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) jQuery
3 7 (53.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) XHTML
4 3 (23.08%) SOAP
4 3 (23.08%) JSON
5 2 (15.38%) WPF
5 2 (15.38%) LINQ
5 2 (15.38%) iOS SDK
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) Android SDK
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (15.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) OO
2 9 (69.23%) MVC
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 7 (53.85%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Web Application Development
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (15.38%) OOD
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) EPiServer
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore