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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 47 63
Rank change year-on-year -14 +16  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.11% 2.29% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.11% 7.91% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 12
Median salary £38,000 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.90% +46.66%  
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 Watford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 193 139 236
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 35.74% 28.90% 43.07%
Number of salaries quoted 159 114 169
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Watford region with a requirement for WCF.

1 30 (100.00%) C#
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (96.67%) SQL Server
2 29 (96.67%) ASP.NET
3 27 (90.00%) MVC
4 26 (86.67%) JavaScript
5 24 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
6 23 (76.67%) AngularJS
7 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (46.67%) TDD
9 14 (46.67%) Web Application Development
9 14 (46.67%) Node.js
10 13 (43.33%) Web Development
10 13 (43.33%) RESTful
11 12 (40.00%) HTML
12 11 (36.67%) Music Industry
12 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
12 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
12 11 (36.67%) Ruby
12 11 (36.67%) BDD
12 11 (36.67%) NoSQL
12 11 (36.67%) High Availability
12 11 (36.67%) Entity Framework
12 11 (36.67%) Code First Entity Framework
12 11 (36.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
13 9 (30.00%) Umbraco

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (30.00%) Umbraco
2 4 (13.33%) CMS
3 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Google Play
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (96.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (36.67%) NoSQL
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (36.67%) Music Industry
2 3 (10.00%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (86.67%) .NET Developer
3 14 (46.67%) C# Developer
4 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 10 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
4 10 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 10 (33.33%) Web Developer
5 8 (26.67%) Mid-Level C# Developer
6 7 (23.33%) .NET Web Developer
6 7 (23.33%) HTML Developer
6 7 (23.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (20.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
7 6 (20.00%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
8 3 (10.00%) C# WCF Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Digital Developer
8 3 (10.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (96.67%) ASP.NET
3 24 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 24 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
4 23 (76.67%) AngularJS
5 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (46.67%) Node.js
7 13 (43.33%) RESTful
8 12 (40.00%) HTML
9 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
9 11 (36.67%) Code First Entity Framework
9 11 (36.67%) Entity Framework
9 11 (36.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (23.33%) SignalR
11 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Core
11 6 (20.00%) HTML5
12 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (10.00%) CSS
12 3 (10.00%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (10.00%) iPad
1 3 (10.00%) iPhone
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) MVC
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (46.67%) TDD
3 14 (46.67%) Web Application Development
4 13 (43.33%) Web Development
5 11 (36.67%) BDD
5 11 (36.67%) High Availability
6 3 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
8 1 (3.33%) Front End Development
8 1 (3.33%) Kanban
8 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.33%) Scrum
8 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (36.67%) Ruby
4 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (23.33%) SQL
5 7 (23.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) R
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Google
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago