The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dartford with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Kent / Dartford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 15 11
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dartford 25.00% 4.26% 13.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.04% 6.90% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 6
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £44,375
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.31% +7.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dartford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Dartford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 27 29 29
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dartford 67.50% 61.70% 64.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 29
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Dartford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dartford citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Dartford

WCF
Salary Trend in Dartford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Dartford.

Salary trend for WCF in Dartford

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Dartford region with a requirement for WCF.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
3 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (81.82%) TDD
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 9 (81.82%) MVC
3 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (81.82%) Web Application Development
3 9 (81.82%) Node.js
3 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
4 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Ruby
4 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (45.45%) RESTful
5 4 (36.36%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (36.36%) Advertising
5 4 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (36.36%) Ninject
6 2 (18.18%) WPF
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Image Processing
7 1 (9.09%) Logistics

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dartford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (36.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (90.91%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 9 (81.82%) Node.js
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (45.45%) RESTful
4 4 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (36.36%) Ninject
5 2 (18.18%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) MVC
1 9 (81.82%) TDD
1 9 (81.82%) Web Application Development
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (36.36%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (9.09%) Image Processing
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft