The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 59 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 62 50 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.53% 3.20% 3.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.37% 7.42% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 57 47 70
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
Cambridgeshire

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
741 674 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 42.15% 43.09% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 597 624 906
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 140 (100.00%) C#
2 138 (98.57%) .NET
3 92 (65.71%) ASP.NET
4 89 (63.57%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (60.71%) MVC
6 83 (59.29%) SQL Server
6 83 (59.29%) NUnit
7 82 (58.57%) TDD
8 81 (57.86%) SQL
8 81 (57.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 63 (45.00%) Rhino Mocks
10 58 (41.43%) Moq
11 52 (37.14%) Scrum
12 50 (35.71%) MSTest
12 50 (35.71%) Razor View Engine
13 48 (34.29%) Web Application Development
13 48 (34.29%) VB
14 45 (32.14%) VB.NET
14 45 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 42 (30.00%) WPF
15 42 (30.00%) Kanban
16 40 (28.57%) .NET Framework
16 40 (28.57%) Software Engineering
17 39 (27.86%) Computer Science
18 37 (26.43%) LINQ
19 36 (25.71%) Finance
20 29 (20.71%) Windows
21 28 (20.00%) MVVM
22 26 (18.57%) BDD
22 26 (18.57%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.29%) IIS
2 1 (0.71%) CMS
2 1 (0.71%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.43%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.86%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (2.86%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.71%) GitHub
3 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.43%) Internet
2 9 (6.43%) SMS
3 6 (4.29%) SMPP
3 6 (4.29%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (59.29%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (7.14%) MySQL
5 8 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.14%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.71%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 83 (59.29%) NUnit
2 63 (45.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 58 (41.43%) Moq
4 50 (35.71%) MSTest
5 25 (17.86%) Visual Studio
6 17 (12.14%) ReSharper
7 16 (11.43%) CppUnit
7 16 (11.43%) MbUnit
7 16 (11.43%) xUnit.net
8 14 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (7.14%) MSBuild
10 6 (4.29%) WiX
11 5 (3.57%) JIRA
12 4 (2.86%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.86%) CruiseControl
12 4 (2.86%) Subversion
13 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.71%) Hudson
13 1 (0.71%) NSubstitute
General
1 36 (25.71%) Finance
2 26 (18.57%) Music Industry
3 12 (8.57%) Banking
4 4 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 133 (95.00%) Developer
2 82 (58.57%) .NET Developer
3 45 (32.14%) C# Developer
4 31 (22.14%) Senior Developer
5 27 (19.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (17.14%) Software Developer
7 21 (15.00%) Graduate
7 21 (15.00%) Graduate Developer
8 17 (12.14%) Senior C# Developer
9 16 (11.43%) Senior .NET Developer
9 16 (11.43%) Junior .NET Developer
9 16 (11.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (11.43%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 16 (11.43%) ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (11.43%) Junior Developer
9 16 (11.43%) Junior
9 16 (11.43%) Software Engineer
10 12 (8.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (7.86%) Senior Software Developer
12 10 (7.14%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (98.57%) .NET
2 92 (65.71%) ASP.NET
3 81 (57.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 50 (35.71%) Razor View Engine
5 45 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 42 (30.00%) WPF
7 40 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 37 (26.43%) LINQ
9 26 (18.57%) XML
9 26 (18.57%) NHibernate
10 24 (17.14%) HTML
11 17 (12.14%) WinForms
11 17 (12.14%) Castle Windsor
11 17 (12.14%) Unity DI Container
12 16 (11.43%) Ninject
12 16 (11.43%) Spring.NET
12 16 (11.43%) Web Services
13 14 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
14 13 (9.29%) jQuery
14 13 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.86%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.43%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 7 (5.00%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.14%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.43%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.71%) Physics
8 1 (0.71%) iDTV
8 1 (0.71%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.71%) Windows
2 11 (7.86%) Android
3 8 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.00%) Windows Phone
5 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (63.57%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (60.71%) MVC
3 82 (58.57%) TDD
4 52 (37.14%) Scrum
5 48 (34.29%) Web Application Development
6 42 (30.00%) Kanban
7 40 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 28 (20.00%) MVVM
9 26 (18.57%) BDD
10 25 (17.86%) Multithreading
11 24 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (16.43%) Unit Testing
13 20 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
14 17 (12.14%) Mentoring
15 7 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
15 7 (5.00%) Workflow
16 6 (4.29%) Regression Testing
16 6 (4.29%) Web Development
17 5 (3.57%) OOP
18 4 (2.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 140 (100.00%) C#
2 81 (57.86%) SQL
3 48 (34.29%) VB
4 45 (32.14%) VB.NET
5 24 (17.14%) JavaScript
6 23 (16.43%) C++
7 15 (10.71%) Java
8 13 (9.29%) PowerShell
9 7 (5.00%) Delphi
10 6 (4.29%) XAML
11 5 (3.57%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.14%) PHP
13 2 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (15.00%) MCP
1 21 (15.00%) MCAD
1 21 (15.00%) MCSD
1 21 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (15.00%) MCTS
1 21 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 14 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.29%) Telerik
3 1 (0.71%) Facebook
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle
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