The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 56 43 77
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +34
Permanent jobs citing WCF 53 79 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.49% 5.26% 2.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.41% 11.11% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 53 73 35
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
509 711 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.10% 47.34% 43.29%
Number of salaries quoted 425 599 566
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

WCF
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

WCF Salary Trend in Cambridge

WCF
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for WCF.

1 80 (97.56%) C#
1 80 (97.56%) .NET
2 70 (85.37%) ASP.NET Web API
3 64 (78.05%) MVC
4 61 (74.39%) SQL Server
5 55 (67.07%) ASP.NET
6 50 (60.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 49 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (47.56%) TDD
9 38 (46.34%) .NET Framework
10 33 (40.24%) Web Services
11 31 (37.80%) Windows
12 30 (36.59%) HTML
12 30 (36.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 29 (35.37%) CSS
13 29 (35.37%) Microsoft
14 28 (34.15%) AngularJS
15 27 (32.93%) Enterprise Software
16 25 (30.49%) SQL Server 2014
16 25 (30.49%) SQL
16 25 (30.49%) NUnit
16 25 (30.49%) RESTful
17 24 (29.27%) JavaScript
17 24 (29.27%) Entity Framework
17 24 (29.27%) Razor View Engine
18 23 (28.05%) LINQ
19 22 (26.83%) XML
20 21 (25.61%) WPF
20 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Azure
20 21 (25.61%) Git (software)

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (4.88%) NServiceBus
2 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.44%) Drupal
3 2 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.98%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) Internet
1 4 (4.88%) NFC
1 4 (4.88%) SMPP
1 4 (4.88%) SMS
2 3 (3.66%) DNS
3 2 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (74.39%) SQL Server
2 25 (30.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 19 (23.17%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.88%) Neo4j
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (30.49%) NUnit
2 21 (25.61%) Git (software)
3 14 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (12.20%) MSBuild
5 9 (10.98%) MSTest
5 9 (10.98%) Selenium
6 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio
7 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
7 6 (7.32%) Moq
7 6 (7.32%) Subversion
7 6 (7.32%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.88%) PhantomJS
General
1 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 12 (14.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (85.37%) Developer
2 56 (68.29%) C# Developer
3 34 (41.46%) .NET Developer
3 34 (41.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 21 (25.61%) ASP.NET Developer
4 21 (25.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (24.39%) Programmer
6 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 18 (21.95%) C# Programmer
8 14 (17.07%) Software Engineer
9 12 (14.63%) .NET Software Engineer
9 12 (14.63%) C# Software Engineer
10 11 (13.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 11 (13.41%) Senior Developer
10 11 (13.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 10 (12.20%) C# WPF Developer
11 10 (12.20%) WPF Developer
12 7 (8.54%) Angular Developer
12 7 (8.54%) HTML CSS Developer
12 7 (8.54%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (97.56%) .NET
2 70 (85.37%) ASP.NET Web API
3 55 (67.07%) ASP.NET
4 50 (60.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (46.34%) .NET Framework
6 33 (40.24%) Web Services
7 30 (36.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 30 (36.59%) HTML
8 29 (35.37%) CSS
9 28 (34.15%) AngularJS
10 25 (30.49%) RESTful
11 24 (29.27%) Entity Framework
11 24 (29.27%) Razor View Engine
12 23 (28.05%) LINQ
13 22 (26.83%) XML
14 21 (25.61%) HTML5
14 21 (25.61%) WPF
15 19 (23.17%) jQuery
15 19 (23.17%) Node.js
15 19 (23.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.93%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (18.29%) NHS
3 13 (15.85%) Fintech
4 12 (14.63%) Mobile Payment
5 11 (13.41%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.88%) Clustering
6 4 (4.88%) Social Media
6 4 (4.88%) Social Network
7 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.66%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (37.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (78.05%) MVC
2 49 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (47.56%) TDD
4 18 (21.95%) Workflow
5 17 (20.73%) Scrum
6 16 (19.51%) Inversion of Control
7 15 (18.29%) BDD
7 15 (18.29%) Web Application Development
8 14 (17.07%) Software Engineering
9 13 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (14.63%) Unit Testing
11 11 (13.41%) Automated Testing
11 11 (13.41%) Front End Development
12 10 (12.20%) Asset Management
12 10 (12.20%) Dependency Injection
12 10 (12.20%) Kanban
12 10 (12.20%) MVVM
12 10 (12.20%) Wealth Management
13 9 (10.98%) Data Modelling
14 8 (9.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (97.56%) C#
2 25 (30.49%) SQL
3 24 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.29%) Ruby
5 12 (14.63%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.44%) C++
8 2 (2.44%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.44%) XAML
9 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.44%) XenServer
Vendors
1 29 (35.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.66%) JD Edwards
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