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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 40 58 53
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 23 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.11% 0.68% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.98% 3.25% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 8
Median salary £40,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.94% +2.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £45,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £55,250 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 192 123 210
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 34.29% 20.99% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 157 92 152
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £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 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 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Watford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Watford region with a requirement for WCF.

1 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
1 32 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 31 (96.88%) MVC
3 28 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 28 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (84.38%) SQL Server
5 26 (81.25%) AngularJS
6 24 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
7 21 (65.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (65.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 19 (59.38%) Web Application Development
8 19 (59.38%) TDD
8 19 (59.38%) .NET Framework
9 16 (50.00%) RESTful
10 15 (46.88%) BDD
10 15 (46.88%) NoSQL
10 15 (46.88%) Entity Framework
10 15 (46.88%) Node.js
10 15 (46.88%) High Availability
10 15 (46.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (46.88%) Code First Entity Framework
10 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
10 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (46.88%) Ruby
10 15 (46.88%) Music Industry
11 12 (37.50%) Web Development
11 12 (37.50%) VB.NET
12 11 (34.38%) VB
12 11 (34.38%) HTML

WCF
Top Related 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 8 (25.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (9.38%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (84.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (46.88%) NoSQL
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Moq
2 4 (12.50%) MSTest
2 4 (12.50%) NUnit
2 4 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (46.88%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 29 (90.63%) .NET Developer
3 12 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 10 (31.25%) C# Web Developer
4 10 (31.25%) Web Developer
5 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 9 (28.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (28.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (28.13%) SQL Developer
6 8 (25.00%) Mid-Level C# Developer
7 7 (21.88%) .NET Web Developer
7 7 (21.88%) HTML Developer
7 7 (21.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (18.75%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
8 6 (18.75%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
9 4 (12.50%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
1 32 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 28 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (81.25%) AngularJS
4 24 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
5 21 (65.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 21 (65.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (59.38%) .NET Framework
7 16 (50.00%) RESTful
8 15 (46.88%) Code First Entity Framework
8 15 (46.88%) Entity Framework
8 15 (46.88%) Node.js
8 15 (46.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (34.38%) HTML
10 7 (21.88%) SignalR
11 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Core
11 6 (18.75%) HTML5
12 4 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
12 4 (12.50%) Ninject
12 4 (12.50%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) MVC
2 19 (59.38%) TDD
2 19 (59.38%) Web Application Development
3 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) BDD
3 15 (46.88%) High Availability
4 12 (37.50%) Web Development
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (12.50%) Kanban
5 4 (12.50%) MVVM
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 15 (46.88%) Ruby
4 12 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 11 (34.38%) VB
6 6 (18.75%) SQL
7 1 (3.13%) R
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago