Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Hertfordshire > St Albans
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 23 15
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8 -3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 38 57 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 11.34% 14.18% 29.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.17% 23.17% 42.58%
Number of salaries quoted 36 57 89
St Albans median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -16.67% +26.32%
10th Percentile £55,000 £31,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% -15.00% +5.26%

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 St Albans with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
St Albans
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 235 246 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 70.15% 61.19% 69.44%
Number of salaries quoted 205 230 201
St Albans median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

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

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in St Albans

For the 6 months to 23 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 St Albans region with a requirement for WCF.

1 38 (100.00%) C#
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
1 38 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 37 (97.37%) MVC
2 37 (97.37%) TDD
2 37 (97.37%) ASP.NET MVC
2 37 (97.37%) ASP.NET Web API
2 37 (97.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 31 (81.58%) SQL Server
3 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (81.58%) Git (software)
4 30 (78.95%) Ruby
4 30 (78.95%) Yahoo!
4 30 (78.95%) Google
4 30 (78.95%) RESTful
4 30 (78.95%) Social Media
4 30 (78.95%) BDD
4 30 (78.95%) NoSQL
4 30 (78.95%) Node.js
4 30 (78.95%) OO
4 30 (78.95%) Sony
4 30 (78.95%) Apple
4 30 (78.95%) BBC
4 30 (78.95%) SQL Server 2014
4 30 (78.95%) Web Application Development
4 30 (78.95%) Facebook
5 7 (18.42%) SignalR
5 7 (18.42%) Kafka
5 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
5 7 (18.42%) Low Latency

WCF
Co-occurring 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 6 (15.79%) CMS
1 6 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (15.79%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (81.58%) SQL Server
2 30 (78.95%) NoSQL
2 30 (78.95%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (15.79%) Redis
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 31 (81.58%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.42%) NUnit
3 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (97.37%) Developer
2 35 (92.11%) .NET Developer
3 30 (78.95%) Social Media Developer
4 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Systems Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
1 38 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 37 (97.37%) ASP.NET MVC
2 37 (97.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 37 (97.37%) ASP.NET Web API
3 30 (78.95%) Node.js
3 30 (78.95%) RESTful
4 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
4 7 (18.42%) CSS
4 7 (18.42%) HTML
4 7 (18.42%) Kafka
4 7 (18.42%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (18.42%) SignalR
5 1 (2.63%) Ajax
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.63%) CSS3
5 1 (2.63%) HTML5
5 1 (2.63%) jQuery
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
5 1 (2.63%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 30 (78.95%) BBC
1 30 (78.95%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) MVC
1 37 (97.37%) TDD
2 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (78.95%) BDD
3 30 (78.95%) OO
3 30 (78.95%) Web Application Development
4 7 (18.42%) Low Latency
4 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
5 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
5 6 (15.79%) Mobile Development
5 6 (15.79%) Web Development
6 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.89%) CQRS
7 3 (7.89%) Open Source
7 3 (7.89%) Open Source Development
8 2 (5.26%) High Availability
9 1 (2.63%) Coaching
9 1 (2.63%) DevOps
9 1 (2.63%) OOD
9 1 (2.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (78.95%) Ruby
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.79%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) Apple
1 30 (78.95%) Facebook
1 30 (78.95%) Google
1 30 (78.95%) Sony
1 30 (78.95%) Yahoo!
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft