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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 55 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 11 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.14% 2.43% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.07% 5.78% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 5
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
217 225 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 42.30% 41.98% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 160 170 133
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Watford region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Watford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) IIS
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (33.33%) Volume Testing
5 4 (33.33%) XSLT
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) WPF
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) NUnit
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) WinForms
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) HTTP
6 2 (16.67%) B2B
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) SOAP
6 2 (16.67%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) NUnit
1 2 (16.67%) MSTest
1 2 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (16.67%) Moq
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Director
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (16.67%) WinForms
3 2 (16.67%) Ajax
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) WPF
3 2 (16.67%) Spring.NET
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (16.67%) Ninject
3 2 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) MVC
1 4 (33.33%) Volume Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (16.67%) Kanban
2 2 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (16.67%) MVVM
2 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago