Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 87 62
Rank change year-on-year +22 -25 +25
Permanent jobs citing WCF 193 135 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.38% 3.03% 4.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.56% 8.52% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 190 132 216
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% -10.42% +6.67%

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1827 1584 1857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 41.50% 35.59% 34.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1600 1411 1625
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +35 47 £52,500 +90.91% 5
St Albans -10 38 £65,000 +30.00%
Watford +19 33 £37,500 +15.38%
Waltham Cross - 24 £35,000 - 1
Broxbourne +5 8 £45,000 -5.26%
Hertford - 7 £47,500 -
Letchworth +5 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Harpenden -4 6 £50,000 +17.65%
Hoddesdon - 6 £30,000 -
Radlett - 3 £42,500 -
Borehamwood - 2 £55,000 -
Hitchin - 2 £35,000 - 1
Hatfield +2 1 - -
Stevenage -2 1 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City -21 1 £50,000 +25.00%
WCF
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 190 (98.45%) C#
2 187 (96.89%) .NET
3 180 (93.26%) MVC
4 164 (84.97%) ASP.NET
5 163 (84.46%) Agile Software Development
6 162 (83.94%) SQL Server
7 156 (80.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 150 (77.72%) TDD
9 140 (72.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 136 (70.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 133 (68.91%) Node.js
12 131 (67.88%) Web Application Development
13 116 (60.10%) RESTful
14 115 (59.59%) BDD
15 112 (58.03%) Git (software)
16 105 (54.40%) NoSQL
17 102 (52.85%) Ruby
18 92 (47.67%) SQL Server 2016
19 86 (44.56%) OO
20 61 (31.61%) .NET Framework
21 55 (28.50%) Entity Framework
22 50 (25.91%) Google
23 41 (21.24%) JavaScript
24 40 (20.73%) Dependency Injection
25 38 (19.69%) AngularJS
25 38 (19.69%) HTML
26 35 (18.13%) SQL Server 2014
27 34 (17.62%) Web Services
27 34 (17.62%) CSS
28 33 (17.10%) Code First Entity Framework

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 7 (3.63%) IIS
2 6 (3.11%) CMS
2 6 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.11%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.07%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.55%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (10.36%) Google Play
3 11 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.55%) Office 365
5 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.63%) Internet
2 6 (3.11%) Hyperconnected
3 4 (2.07%) HTTP
3 4 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.52%) DNS
4 1 (0.52%) IMAP
4 1 (0.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (83.94%) SQL Server
2 105 (54.40%) NoSQL
3 92 (47.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 35 (18.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 16 (8.29%) MongoDB
6 11 (5.70%) Relational Database
7 10 (5.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (3.11%) Redis
10 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.04%) MySQL
12 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.04%) SQLite
13 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.52%) Big Data
13 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.52%) MS Access
13 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 112 (58.03%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.74%) NUnit
3 11 (5.70%) Moq
4 10 (5.18%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.11%) JIRA
6 6 (3.11%) MSTest
6 6 (3.11%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.59%) FxCop
7 5 (2.59%) ReSharper
7 5 (2.59%) StyleCop
8 3 (1.55%) Grunt
9 2 (1.04%) Subversion
9 2 (1.04%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.52%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.52%) Log4Net
10 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (15.03%) Games
2 11 (5.70%) Finance
3 8 (4.15%) Electronics
4 4 (2.07%) Retail
5 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 183 (94.82%) Developer
2 170 (88.08%) .NET Developer
3 40 (20.73%) C# Developer
4 35 (18.13%) .NET Software Developer
5 30 (15.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (15.54%) Social Media Developer
6 22 (11.40%) Senior Developer
7 20 (10.36%) Digital Developer
7 20 (10.36%) Senior C# Developer
8 19 (9.84%) Senior .NET Developer
9 17 (8.81%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 15 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 11 (5.70%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (5.18%) Azure Developer
12 10 (5.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (4.66%) Agile .NET Developer
13 9 (4.66%) Agile C# Developer
13 9 (4.66%) Agile Developer
14 7 (3.63%) Senior Agile Developer
15 6 (3.11%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (96.89%) .NET
2 164 (84.97%) ASP.NET
3 156 (80.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 140 (72.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 136 (70.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 133 (68.91%) Node.js
7 116 (60.10%) RESTful
8 61 (31.61%) .NET Framework
9 55 (28.50%) Entity Framework
10 38 (19.69%) AngularJS
10 38 (19.69%) HTML
11 34 (17.62%) CSS
11 34 (17.62%) Web Services
12 33 (17.10%) Code First Entity Framework
13 30 (15.54%) KnockoutJS
13 30 (15.54%) WPF
14 26 (13.47%) Ninject
15 24 (12.44%) jQuery
16 19 (9.84%) SOAP
17 17 (8.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.54%) BBC
1 30 (15.54%) Social Media
2 24 (12.44%) Social Network
3 20 (10.36%) iPhone
3 20 (10.36%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.18%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (4.66%) User Experience
6 6 (3.11%) Fintech
7 3 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.55%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.55%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.40%) Android
2 14 (7.25%) Windows
3 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (93.26%) MVC
2 163 (84.46%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (77.72%) TDD
4 131 (67.88%) Web Application Development
5 115 (59.59%) BDD
6 86 (44.56%) OO
7 40 (20.73%) Dependency Injection
8 28 (14.51%) SDLC
9 22 (11.40%) Web Development
10 21 (10.88%) Scrum
11 20 (10.36%) Domain-Driven Design
12 15 (7.77%) Multithreading
12 15 (7.77%) OOP
13 13 (6.74%) Unit Testing
14 9 (4.66%) Creative Thinking
14 9 (4.66%) Innovative Thinking
14 9 (4.66%) UX Design
15 7 (3.63%) Kanban
15 7 (3.63%) Low Latency
15 7 (3.63%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 190 (98.45%) C#
2 102 (52.85%) Ruby
3 41 (21.24%) JavaScript
4 26 (13.47%) SQL
5 24 (12.44%) TypeScript
6 15 (7.77%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.15%) XAML
8 7 (3.63%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.11%) VBScript
10 2 (1.04%) VB
10 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.52%) ES6
11 1 (0.52%) Java
11 1 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (6.22%) Degree
2 3 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.55%) DBS Check
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.52%) MBA
3 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.11%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (25.91%) Google
2 30 (15.54%) Apple
2 30 (15.54%) Facebook
2 30 (15.54%) Sony
2 30 (15.54%) Yahoo!
3 24 (12.44%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.15%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.59%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.04%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.52%) Telerik