The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 58 86 74
Rank change year-on-year +28 -12  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 83 73 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.84% 2.88% 3.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.13% 9.96% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 83 71 76
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% +6.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 819 733 873
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 37.88% 28.95% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 703 595 712
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

WCF
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for WCF in Hertfordshire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Hertfordshire

WCF
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +16 23 £40,000 -17.94% 2
Hemel Hempstead +19 16 £52,500 +13.51% 2
St Albans -18 15 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Harpenden -4 11 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £34,000 - 2
Hoddesdon - 5 £30,000 - 1
Waltham Cross - 4 £70,000 -
Broxbourne -8 1 £45,000 - 2
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 134 (100.00%) C#
2 128 (95.52%) .NET
3 125 (93.28%) ASP.NET
4 123 (91.79%) MVC
5 115 (85.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 96 (71.64%) SQL Server
7 89 (66.42%) TDD
8 87 (64.93%) ASP.NET Web API
9 83 (61.94%) NoSQL
10 80 (59.70%) RESTful
11 79 (58.96%) Agile Software Development
12 78 (58.21%) BDD
12 78 (58.21%) Web Application Development
13 76 (56.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 69 (51.49%) Ruby
15 67 (50.00%) .NET Framework
15 67 (50.00%) Node.js
16 66 (49.25%) JavaScript
17 65 (48.51%) Git (software)
18 57 (42.54%) SQL Server 2014
19 54 (40.30%) AngularJS
19 54 (40.30%) Entity Framework
20 46 (34.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 41 (30.60%) HTML
22 37 (27.61%) OO
22 37 (27.61%) KnockoutJS
23 36 (26.87%) SQL
24 34 (25.37%) Multithreading
25 32 (23.88%) HTML5
25 32 (23.88%) Google

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 8 (5.97%) Umbraco
2 6 (4.48%) IIS
3 5 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.24%) CMS
6 1 (0.75%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (7.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.72%) Internet
2 5 (3.73%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (71.64%) SQL Server
2 83 (61.94%) NoSQL
3 57 (42.54%) SQL Server 2014
4 28 (20.90%) MongoDB
5 19 (14.18%) RavenDB
6 13 (9.70%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.75%) Redis
9 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 65 (48.51%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.19%) NUnit
3 11 (8.21%) TeamCity
4 10 (7.46%) Moq
5 9 (6.72%) MSTest
5 9 (6.72%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (5.97%) Subversion
7 6 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (3.73%) Fiddler
8 5 (3.73%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.99%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.49%) JIRA
11 1 (0.75%) FxCop
11 1 (0.75%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.75%) Selenium
11 1 (0.75%) StyleCop
General
1 15 (11.19%) Music Industry
2 9 (6.72%) Games
3 3 (2.24%) Electronics
4 1 (0.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 130 (97.01%) Developer
2 120 (89.55%) .NET Developer
3 47 (35.07%) C# Developer
4 37 (27.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (24.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 32 (23.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (20.15%) Social Media Developer
8 26 (19.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (14.93%) Graduate
9 20 (14.93%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 20 (14.93%) Graduate Developer
9 20 (14.93%) Junior
9 20 (14.93%) Junior .NET Developer
9 20 (14.93%) Junior Developer
10 15 (11.19%) SQL Developer
11 11 (8.21%) .NET Software Developer
12 10 (7.46%) C# Web Developer
12 10 (7.46%) Web Developer
13 9 (6.72%) SQL Server Developer
14 8 (5.97%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (95.52%) .NET
2 125 (93.28%) ASP.NET
3 115 (85.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 87 (64.93%) ASP.NET Web API
5 80 (59.70%) RESTful
6 76 (56.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 67 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 67 (50.00%) Node.js
8 54 (40.30%) AngularJS
8 54 (40.30%) Entity Framework
9 46 (34.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 41 (30.60%) HTML
11 37 (27.61%) KnockoutJS
12 32 (23.88%) HTML5
12 32 (23.88%) jQuery
13 31 (23.13%) SignalR
14 28 (20.90%) Ajax
14 28 (20.90%) Code First Entity Framework
15 24 (17.91%) RabbitMQ
16 20 (14.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.15%) BBC
1 27 (20.15%) Social Media
2 14 (10.45%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (91.79%) MVC
2 89 (66.42%) TDD
3 79 (58.96%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (58.21%) BDD
4 78 (58.21%) Web Application Development
5 37 (27.61%) OO
6 34 (25.37%) Multithreading
7 20 (14.93%) Dependency Injection
8 19 (14.18%) Web Development
9 16 (11.94%) Scrum
10 15 (11.19%) High Availability
11 14 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (10.45%) Kanban
12 10 (7.46%) Unit Testing
13 9 (6.72%) Inversion of Control
13 9 (6.72%) MVVM
14 5 (3.73%) API Design
14 5 (3.73%) DevOps
14 5 (3.73%) Re-Platforming
15 3 (2.24%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 134 (100.00%) C#
2 69 (51.49%) Ruby
3 66 (49.25%) JavaScript
4 36 (26.87%) SQL
5 32 (23.88%) T-SQL
6 20 (14.93%) TypeScript
7 17 (12.69%) VB.NET
8 12 (8.96%) VB
9 5 (3.73%) F#
9 5 (3.73%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.73%) VBA
10 3 (2.24%) XAML
11 1 (0.75%) R
11 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) Kibana
Vendors
1 32 (23.88%) Google
2 27 (20.15%) Apple
2 27 (20.15%) Facebook
2 27 (20.15%) Sony
2 27 (20.15%) Yahoo!
3 11 (8.21%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.24%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-35K DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
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Salary: 40-50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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