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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 74 97
Rank change year-on-year +2 +23  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 78 71 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.77% 3.11% 2.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 10.01% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 76 69 77
Median salary £51,250 £44,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.47% -12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 780 709 1054
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 37.70% 31.03% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 682 617 896
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 24 June 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 24 June 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
St Albans -6 18 £65,000 - 3
Hemel Hempstead +13 14 £52,500 +75.00% 2
Harpenden -1 12 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Broxbourne +9 11 £45,000 +5.88%
Watford -16 6 £38,000 -30.90% 2
Welwyn Garden City +1 4 £36,250 -48.21%
Letchworth -13 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Hertford - 3 £47,500 - 1
Borehamwood - 2 £55,000 -
Hoddesdon +2 1 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Waltham Cross - 1 £35,000 - 1
WCF
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 158 (97.53%) C#
2 153 (94.44%) .NET
3 141 (87.04%) MVC
4 137 (84.57%) ASP.NET
5 122 (75.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 119 (73.46%) SQL Server
7 102 (62.96%) TDD
7 102 (62.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 93 (57.41%) RESTful
9 92 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
10 86 (53.09%) BDD
10 86 (53.09%) Node.js
11 84 (51.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 81 (50.00%) Web Application Development
13 75 (46.30%) NoSQL
14 74 (45.68%) Git (software)
15 72 (44.44%) Ruby
16 66 (40.74%) AngularJS
17 63 (38.89%) JavaScript
18 52 (32.10%) OO
19 47 (29.01%) HTML
20 45 (27.78%) .NET Framework
21 44 (27.16%) SQL Server 2014
22 39 (24.07%) Entity Framework
23 37 (22.84%) KnockoutJS
24 35 (21.60%) SignalR
24 35 (21.60%) HTML5
24 35 (21.60%) Web Development
25 34 (20.99%) Multithreading
25 34 (20.99%) Google

WCF
Co-occurring 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 9 (5.56%) Umbraco
2 8 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.47%) CMS
3 4 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.85%) IIS
4 3 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.85%) Google Play
3 3 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.62%) HTTP
2 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (73.46%) SQL Server
2 75 (46.30%) NoSQL
3 44 (27.16%) SQL Server 2014
4 33 (20.37%) SQL Server 2016
5 27 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.32%) RavenDB
7 5 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.23%) Redis
10 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 74 (45.68%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.79%) NUnit
3 10 (6.17%) TeamCity
4 8 (4.94%) Moq
4 8 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.32%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.70%) MSTest
6 6 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (2.47%) Subversion
8 3 (1.85%) Grunt
9 2 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.23%) FxCop
9 2 (1.23%) JIRA
9 2 (1.23%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.23%) StyleCop
10 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.62%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (8.64%) Games
2 12 (7.41%) Electronics
3 11 (6.79%) Music Industry
4 4 (2.47%) Finance
5 3 (1.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 154 (95.06%) Developer
2 138 (85.19%) .NET Developer
3 56 (34.57%) C# Developer
4 43 (26.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (20.99%) ASP.NET Developer
6 33 (20.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 30 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 27 (16.67%) Social Media Developer
9 24 (14.81%) .NET Software Developer
10 20 (12.35%) SQL Developer
11 12 (7.41%) Web Developer
12 11 (6.79%) C# Web Developer
12 11 (6.79%) Junior
12 11 (6.79%) Junior .NET Developer
12 11 (6.79%) Junior Developer
12 11 (6.79%) SQL Server Developer
13 10 (6.17%) Graduate
13 10 (6.17%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 10 (6.17%) Graduate Developer
14 9 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (94.44%) .NET
2 137 (84.57%) ASP.NET
3 122 (75.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 102 (62.96%) ASP.NET Web API
5 93 (57.41%) RESTful
6 86 (53.09%) Node.js
7 84 (51.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 66 (40.74%) AngularJS
9 47 (29.01%) HTML
10 45 (27.78%) .NET Framework
11 39 (24.07%) Entity Framework
12 37 (22.84%) KnockoutJS
13 35 (21.60%) HTML5
13 35 (21.60%) SignalR
14 33 (20.37%) jQuery
14 33 (20.37%) Web Services
15 32 (19.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 29 (17.90%) CSS
17 28 (17.28%) RabbitMQ
17 28 (17.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.67%) BBC
1 27 (16.67%) Social Media
2 13 (8.02%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.85%) e-Learning
4 3 (1.85%) iPad
4 3 (1.85%) iPhone
4 3 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.62%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.02%) Windows
2 3 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (87.04%) MVC
2 102 (62.96%) TDD
3 92 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (53.09%) BDD
5 81 (50.00%) Web Application Development
6 52 (32.10%) OO
7 35 (21.60%) Web Development
8 34 (20.99%) Multithreading
9 17 (10.49%) Scrum
10 15 (9.26%) Dependency Injection
10 15 (9.26%) Unit Testing
11 11 (6.79%) High Availability
11 11 (6.79%) Kanban
12 8 (4.94%) Re-Platforming
13 6 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
13 6 (3.70%) MVVM
14 5 (3.09%) Low Latency
14 5 (3.09%) OOD
15 4 (2.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 158 (97.53%) C#
2 72 (44.44%) Ruby
3 63 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 32 (19.75%) SQL
5 31 (19.14%) TypeScript
6 30 (18.52%) T-SQL
7 15 (9.26%) VB.NET
8 12 (7.41%) XAML
9 9 (5.56%) VB
10 8 (4.94%) VBA
11 7 (4.32%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.47%) F#
13 2 (1.23%) VBScript
14 1 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (6.79%) Degree
2 3 (1.85%) DBS Check
2 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.09%) SLA
2 3 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.47%) Kibana
2 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (20.99%) Google
2 27 (16.67%) Apple
2 27 (16.67%) Facebook
2 27 (16.67%) Sony
2 27 (16.67%) Yahoo!
3 16 (9.88%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.41%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.23%) Atlassian
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