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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 68 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 33 49 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.10% 3.33% 3.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.73% 8.06% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 32 49 54
Median salary £57,500 £51,350 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.97% +28.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
427 608 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.17% 41.30% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 376 559 564
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 £30,000 £32,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 7 December 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 53 (100.00%) C#
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (81.13%) MVC
3 39 (73.58%) ASP.NET Web API
4 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (54.72%) SQL Server
5 29 (54.72%) .NET Framework
6 27 (50.94%) HTML
6 27 (50.94%) ASP.NET
7 26 (49.06%) CSS
8 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
8 25 (47.17%) SQL
9 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (41.51%) LINQ
11 21 (39.62%) TDD
12 20 (37.74%) XML
13 19 (35.85%) Software Engineering
14 18 (33.96%) jQuery
14 18 (33.96%) Entity Framework
14 18 (33.96%) Razor View Engine
15 17 (32.08%) Automated Testing
15 17 (32.08%) NUnit
16 16 (30.19%) Web Services
16 16 (30.19%) VB.NET
16 16 (30.19%) QA
16 16 (30.19%) Selenium
16 16 (30.19%) REST
17 15 (28.30%) HTML5
17 15 (28.30%) WPF
17 15 (28.30%) XSLT

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 6 (11.32%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (11.32%) NServiceBus
2 3 (5.66%) Drupal
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Internet
2 5 (9.43%) HTTP
3 4 (7.55%) NFC
3 4 (7.55%) SMPP
3 4 (7.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (54.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (11.32%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) NUnit
2 16 (30.19%) Selenium
3 8 (15.09%) MSTest
4 7 (13.21%) MSBuild
4 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (11.32%) PhantomJS
6 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
6 5 (9.43%) JIRA
7 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
8 3 (5.66%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.77%) Moq
9 2 (3.77%) Subversion
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (73.58%) Developer
2 30 (56.60%) C# Developer
3 15 (28.30%) Software Engineer
4 12 (22.64%) .NET Developer
4 12 (22.64%) Senior Developer
5 11 (20.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (18.87%) C# Software Engineer
7 9 (16.98%) .NET Software Engineer
7 9 (16.98%) Software Developer
8 7 (13.21%) C# Programmer
8 7 (13.21%) C# Software Developer
8 7 (13.21%) Programmer
9 6 (11.32%) C# WPF Developer
9 6 (11.32%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
9 6 (11.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (11.32%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (11.32%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 6 (11.32%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (11.32%) WPF Developer
10 5 (9.43%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (73.58%) ASP.NET Web API
3 29 (54.72%) .NET Framework
4 27 (50.94%) ASP.NET
4 27 (50.94%) HTML
5 26 (49.06%) CSS
6 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (41.51%) LINQ
8 20 (37.74%) XML
9 18 (33.96%) Entity Framework
9 18 (33.96%) jQuery
9 18 (33.96%) Razor View Engine
10 16 (30.19%) REST
10 16 (30.19%) Web Services
11 15 (28.30%) Ajax
11 15 (28.30%) HTML5
11 15 (28.30%) WPF
11 15 (28.30%) XSLT
12 14 (26.42%) AngularJS
12 14 (26.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (16.98%) Mobile App
3 8 (15.09%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (13.21%) Mobile Payment
5 6 (11.32%) Clustering
5 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
5 6 (11.32%) Fintech
5 6 (11.32%) NHS
5 6 (11.32%) Social Media
5 6 (11.32%) Social Network
5 6 (11.32%) Visualisation
6 3 (5.66%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (5.66%) User Experience
7 1 (1.89%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (81.13%) MVC
2 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (39.62%) TDD
4 19 (35.85%) Software Engineering
5 17 (32.08%) Automated Testing
6 15 (28.30%) Scrum
7 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (22.64%) Front End Development
8 11 (20.75%) Kanban
9 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
10 7 (13.21%) Data Modelling
10 7 (13.21%) SDLC
11 6 (11.32%) Analytics
11 6 (11.32%) Asset Management
11 6 (11.32%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (11.32%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (11.32%) MVVM
11 6 (11.32%) Wealth Management
11 6 (11.32%) Web Development
11 6 (11.32%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
2 25 (47.17%) SQL
3 16 (30.19%) VB.NET
4 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.66%) C++
6 3 (5.66%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.77%) PHP
7 2 (3.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.19%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
1 3 (5.66%) XenServer
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle
2 1 (1.89%) webMethods
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