Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 74 72
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +28
Permanent jobs citing WCF 13 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.31% 2.02% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.90% 6.15% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 19
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -15.79% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £22,500 £29,300
90th Percentile £67,500 £45,000 £60,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% -16.67% +4.08%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 448 358 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 45.03% 32.81% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 404 316 210
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £25,975
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.70% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Watford

WCF
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for WCF in Watford

WCF
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Watford over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for WCF.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (76.92%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 8 (61.54%) TDD
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 7 (53.85%) WPF
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 6 (46.15%) Google Play
6 6 (46.15%) Android
6 6 (46.15%) iPhone
6 6 (46.15%) Google
6 6 (46.15%) Domain-Driven Design
6 6 (46.15%) Node.js
6 6 (46.15%) Ninject
6 6 (46.15%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (46.15%) Web Application Development
6 6 (46.15%) Games
7 5 (38.46%) OOP
8 4 (30.77%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (30.77%) Innovative Thinking
8 4 (30.77%) User Experience
8 4 (30.77%) UX Design
8 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Google Play
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
4 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) .NET Developer
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Digital Developer
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Agile .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Agile C# Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Azure Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Agile Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
5 3 (23.08%) MongoDB Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) C# WCF Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (7.69%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (53.85%) WPF
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 6 (46.15%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (46.15%) Ninject
3 6 (46.15%) Node.js
4 4 (30.77%) SOAP
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) LINQ
5 1 (7.69%) WF
5 1 (7.69%) WinForms
5 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) iPhone
1 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
2 4 (30.77%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 10 (76.92%) Dependency Injection
3 8 (61.54%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (46.15%) Web Application Development
5 5 (38.46%) OOP
6 4 (30.77%) Creative Thinking
6 4 (30.77%) Innovative Thinking
6 4 (30.77%) UX Design
7 2 (15.38%) SDLC
7 2 (15.38%) SOLID
8 1 (7.69%) Coaching
8 1 (7.69%) Line Management
8 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.69%) Parallel Programming
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
8 1 (7.69%) Strategic Thinking
8 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Xamarin