The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in St Albans 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Hertfordshire / St Albans
Rank 31 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -22 +3  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 15 29 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 8.52% 29.90% 27.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.81% 45.31% 47.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 42
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
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 St Albans with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
St Albans
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 127 64 88
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 72.16% 65.98% 57.52%
Number of salaries quoted 114 63 86
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
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 St Albans

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in St Albans 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 St Albans

WCF
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Salary trend for WCF in St Albans

WCF
Salary Histogram in St Albans

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in St Albans over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in St Albans

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 27 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 St Albans region with a requirement for WCF.

1 35 (100.00%) C#
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
1 35 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 35 (100.00%) MVC
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (100.00%) TDD
1 35 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 35 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 34 (97.14%) RESTful
2 34 (97.14%) BDD
2 34 (97.14%) SQL Server
3 33 (94.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 32 (91.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 32 (91.43%) Web Application Development
4 32 (91.43%) NoSQL
4 32 (91.43%) Node.js
4 32 (91.43%) Ruby
4 32 (91.43%) Git (software)
5 27 (77.14%) Social Media
5 27 (77.14%) Sony
5 27 (77.14%) Apple
5 27 (77.14%) OO
5 27 (77.14%) Yahoo!
5 27 (77.14%) Google
5 27 (77.14%) BBC
5 27 (77.14%) Facebook
6 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (17.14%) Degree
8 5 (14.29%) Code First Entity Framework
8 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans 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 2 (5.71%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (97.14%) SQL Server
2 32 (91.43%) NoSQL
2 32 (91.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (91.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) NUnit
2 3 (8.57%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.71%) Fiddler
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 35 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 35 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (77.14%) Social Media Developer
3 6 (17.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (17.14%) C# Developer
4 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Graduate
4 5 (14.29%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Graduate C# Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Junior
4 5 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
1 35 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 35 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 35 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 34 (97.14%) RESTful
3 33 (94.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 32 (91.43%) Node.js
5 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (14.29%) Code First Entity Framework
6 5 (14.29%) Entity Framework
7 3 (8.57%) Ajax
7 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.57%) CSS
7 3 (8.57%) HTML
7 3 (8.57%) HTML5
7 3 (8.57%) jQuery
8 2 (5.71%) JSON
8 2 (5.71%) Ninject
8 2 (5.71%) REST
8 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (77.14%) BBC
1 27 (77.14%) Social Media
2 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (100.00%) MVC
1 35 (100.00%) TDD
2 34 (97.14%) BDD
3 32 (91.43%) Web Application Development
4 27 (77.14%) OO
5 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
5 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) API Design
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.71%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.86%) CQRS
7 1 (2.86%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.86%) OOD
7 1 (2.86%) Open Source
7 1 (2.86%) Open Source Development
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (91.43%) Ruby
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Apple
1 27 (77.14%) Facebook
1 27 (77.14%) Google
1 27 (77.14%) Sony
1 27 (77.14%) Yahoo!
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
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