Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 66 75
Rank change year-on-year -21 +9 +11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 7 32 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.75% 3.02% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 8.79% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 32 14
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -27.27% +46.67%
10th Percentile £39,250 £32,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £51,750 £45,000 £59,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £50,250
% change year-on-year +2.86% -12.94% +1.52%

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 405 364 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 43.18% 34.34% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 362 306 208
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £29,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

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 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
4 4 (57.14%) Ruby
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) RESTful
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
4 4 (57.14%) Node.js
4 4 (57.14%) Web Application Development
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (57.14%) Code First Entity Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) LINQ
5 2 (28.57%) Xamarin
5 2 (28.57%) WPF
5 2 (28.57%) WinForms
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C# Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (57.14%) Code First Entity Framework
4 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
4 4 (57.14%) Node.js
4 4 (57.14%) RESTful
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) LINQ
5 2 (28.57%) WinForms
5 2 (28.57%) WPF
6 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) Web Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
5 1 (14.29%) MVVM
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) Parallel Programming
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) SOLID
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Xamarin