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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 45 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 80 40 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.31% 2.41% 3.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.33% 5.74% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 74 39 45
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
706 697 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.85% 42.06% 41.36%
Number of salaries quoted 596 576 535
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £53,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 9 February 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 85 (73.91%) .NET
2 83 (72.17%) C#
3 76 (66.09%) MVC
4 69 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 66 (57.39%) HTML
6 62 (53.91%) CSS
7 57 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (46.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 49 (42.61%) .NET Framework
9 49 (42.61%) SQL Server
9 49 (42.61%) SQL
10 47 (40.87%) ASP.NET
11 46 (40.00%) jQuery
11 46 (40.00%) REST
12 44 (38.26%) Software Engineering
13 43 (37.39%) Entity Framework
14 40 (34.78%) LINQ
15 38 (33.04%) QA
15 38 (33.04%) VB.NET
16 36 (31.30%) XML
16 36 (31.30%) ASP.NET MVC
17 33 (28.70%) Automated Testing
18 32 (27.83%) Selenium
18 32 (27.83%) HTML5
19 30 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
20 28 (24.35%) SDLC
21 27 (23.48%) XSLT
22 25 (21.74%) KnockoutJS
23 23 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
23 23 (20.00%) Front End Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 30 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (8.70%) Drupal
3 9 (7.83%) NServiceBus
4 8 (6.96%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (6.96%) WebSphere
5 7 (6.09%) Node.js
6 2 (1.74%) IIS
7 1 (0.87%) CMS
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.43%) Internet
2 9 (7.83%) HTTP
3 2 (1.74%) NFC
3 2 (1.74%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (42.61%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (16.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.96%) Neo4j
6 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (27.83%) Selenium
2 16 (13.91%) JIRA
3 8 (6.96%) PhantomJS
3 8 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.96%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.22%) Hudson
5 5 (4.35%) NUnit
6 4 (3.48%) MSTest
7 2 (1.74%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.87%) JMeter
8 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (6.96%) Finance
2 2 (1.74%) Banking
2 2 (1.74%) Financial Institution
2 2 (1.74%) Front Office
2 2 (1.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (77.39%) Developer
2 63 (54.78%) C# Developer
3 43 (37.39%) Senior Developer
4 41 (35.65%) .NET Developer
4 41 (35.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 29 (25.22%) Senior .NET Developer
6 29 (25.22%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 29 (25.22%) Senior C# Developer
6 29 (25.22%) Software Developer
7 25 (21.74%) Senior Software Developer
8 22 (19.13%) C# Software Developer
9 20 (17.39%) .NET Software Developer
9 20 (17.39%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 19 (16.52%) C# Programmer
10 19 (16.52%) Programmer
11 18 (15.65%) Agile .NET Developer
11 18 (15.65%) Agile C# Developer
11 18 (15.65%) Agile Developer
11 18 (15.65%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (73.91%) .NET
2 66 (57.39%) HTML
3 62 (53.91%) CSS
4 53 (46.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 49 (42.61%) .NET Framework
6 47 (40.87%) ASP.NET
7 46 (40.00%) jQuery
7 46 (40.00%) REST
8 43 (37.39%) Entity Framework
9 40 (34.78%) LINQ
10 36 (31.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (31.30%) XML
11 32 (27.83%) HTML5
12 27 (23.48%) XSLT
13 25 (21.74%) KnockoutJS
14 23 (20.00%) Ajax
14 23 (20.00%) JSON
14 23 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
15 20 (17.39%) CSS3
16 19 (16.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) Social Media
1 8 (6.96%) Visualisation
2 7 (6.09%) Clustering
2 7 (6.09%) Social Network
3 5 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (66.09%) MVC
2 57 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (38.26%) Software Engineering
4 33 (28.70%) Automated Testing
5 28 (24.35%) SDLC
6 23 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 16 (13.91%) Kanban
7 16 (13.91%) Unit Testing
8 15 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
9 14 (12.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (12.17%) DevOps
9 14 (12.17%) OO
9 14 (12.17%) User Stories
10 13 (11.30%) Mobile Development
10 13 (11.30%) Process Improvement
10 13 (11.30%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (11.30%) Web Design
11 12 (10.43%) TDD
12 11 (9.57%) SOA
13 9 (7.83%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 83 (72.17%) C#
2 69 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 49 (42.61%) SQL
4 38 (33.04%) VB.NET
5 15 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 12 (10.43%) PHP
7 6 (5.22%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.74%) XAML
9 1 (0.87%) Java
9 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (33.04%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (12.17%) SCOM
2 2 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (18.26%) IBM
2 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.09%) VMware
4 1 (0.87%) Progress
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £58k DOE + fantasticbenefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £57700.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
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