The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 42 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 20 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.82% 1.01% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.87% 4.84% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 7
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +8.12%

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
184 124 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.18% 20.81% 46.94%
Number of salaries quoted 151 97 163
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Watford region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

WCF Salary Histogram in Watford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for WCF.

1 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 24 (100.00%) MVC
2 23 (95.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
4 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
4 19 (79.17%) KnockoutJS
4 19 (79.17%) AngularJS
5 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (66.67%) Web Application Development
7 16 (66.67%) TDD
7 16 (66.67%) .NET Framework
8 12 (50.00%) Ruby
8 12 (50.00%) Music Industry
8 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 12 (50.00%) RESTful
8 12 (50.00%) BDD
8 12 (50.00%) NoSQL
8 12 (50.00%) Entity Framework
8 12 (50.00%) Node.js
8 12 (50.00%) High Availability
8 12 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
9 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (45.83%) VB
9 11 (45.83%) VB.NET
10 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (33.33%) Web Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) Umbraco
2 3 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Moq
2 4 (16.67%) MSTest
2 4 (16.67%) NUnit
2 4 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (50.00%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 8 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 6 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
3 6 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Mid-Level C# Developer
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 23 (95.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (79.17%) AngularJS
3 19 (79.17%) KnockoutJS
4 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (66.67%) .NET Framework
7 12 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
7 12 (50.00%) Entity Framework
7 12 (50.00%) Node.js
7 12 (50.00%) RESTful
7 12 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (25.00%) HTML
9 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Core
9 5 (20.83%) HTML5
9 5 (20.83%) SignalR
10 4 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
10 4 (16.67%) Ninject
10 4 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) MVC
2 16 (66.67%) TDD
2 16 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 12 (50.00%) BDD
3 12 (50.00%) High Availability
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (33.33%) Web Development
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (16.67%) Kanban
6 4 (16.67%) MVVM
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (50.00%) Ruby
4 11 (45.83%) VB
4 11 (45.83%) VB.NET
5 3 (12.50%) SQL
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