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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 72 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 35 58 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.40% 3.46% 4.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.77% 7.85% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35 55 81
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
607 739 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.69% 44.07% 41.68%
Number of salaries quoted 517 652 735
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 March 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 89 (100.00%) C#
2 84 (94.38%) .NET
3 67 (75.28%) SQL Server
4 51 (57.30%) MVC
5 50 (56.18%) ASP.NET
6 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (42.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (40.45%) Software Engineering
8 36 (40.45%) SQL
9 34 (38.20%) JavaScript
9 34 (38.20%) TDD
10 30 (33.71%) HTML
11 29 (32.58%) WPF
12 28 (31.46%) XML
13 27 (30.34%) SQL Server 2008
14 26 (29.21%) LINQ
15 23 (25.84%) jQuery
15 23 (25.84%) NUnit
16 22 (24.72%) CSS
16 22 (24.72%) Finance
17 21 (23.60%) Visual Studio
18 20 (22.47%) OO
18 20 (22.47%) HTML5
19 19 (21.35%) VB.NET
19 19 (21.35%) .NET Framework
20 17 (19.10%) Web Services
20 17 (19.10%) Scrum
21 16 (17.98%) T-SQL
21 16 (17.98%) Banking
22 15 (16.85%) Degree

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (4.49%) Drupal
2 3 (3.37%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) HTTP
2 7 (7.87%) SMS
3 5 (5.62%) NFC
3 5 (5.62%) SMPP
4 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.37%) Firewall
6 2 (2.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (75.28%) SQL Server
2 27 (30.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.37%) Big Data
7 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.25%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (25.84%) NUnit
2 21 (23.60%) Visual Studio
3 14 (15.73%) MSTest
4 12 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (10.11%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (10.11%) Moq
6 8 (8.99%) MSBuild
7 7 (7.87%) WiX
8 3 (3.37%) QARun
8 3 (3.37%) Selenium
8 3 (3.37%) WinRunner
9 2 (2.25%) ReSharper
10 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.12%) dotTrace
10 1 (1.12%) AQtime
General
1 22 (24.72%) Finance
2 16 (17.98%) Banking
3 9 (10.11%) Music Industry
4 7 (7.87%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.62%) Law
6 3 (3.37%) Publishing
7 2 (2.25%) Automotive
7 2 (2.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (86.52%) Developer
2 23 (25.84%) C# Developer
3 17 (19.10%) Programmer
3 17 (19.10%) .NET Developer
4 16 (17.98%) Senior Developer
5 15 (16.85%) AWS Developer
6 12 (13.48%) Software Developer
7 10 (11.24%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (10.11%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Applications Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Senior Programmer
10 5 (5.62%) Analyst
11 4 (4.49%) Graduate
11 4 (4.49%) Graduate Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Database Engineer
12 3 (3.37%) Test Analyst
12 3 (3.37%) C# Software Engineer
12 3 (3.37%) Systems Developer
13 2 (2.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (94.38%) .NET
2 50 (56.18%) ASP.NET
3 38 (42.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (33.71%) HTML
5 29 (32.58%) WPF
6 28 (31.46%) XML
7 26 (29.21%) LINQ
8 23 (25.84%) jQuery
9 22 (24.72%) CSS
10 20 (22.47%) HTML5
11 19 (21.35%) .NET Framework
12 17 (19.10%) Web Services
13 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 12 (13.48%) CSS3
15 11 (12.36%) SOAP
16 10 (11.24%) XSLT
16 10 (11.24%) REST
17 9 (10.11%) NHibernate
17 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET Web API
18 8 (8.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.11%) Client/Server
3 8 (8.99%) User Experience
4 5 (5.62%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (5.62%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.25%) Handset
6 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.73%) Windows
2 8 (8.99%) Android
3 6 (6.74%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Phone
5 3 (3.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (57.30%) MVC
2 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (40.45%) Software Engineering
4 34 (38.20%) TDD
5 20 (22.47%) OO
6 17 (19.10%) Scrum
7 15 (16.85%) Multithreading
8 11 (12.36%) MVVM
9 10 (11.24%) Web Design
9 10 (11.24%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (10.11%) Web Application Development
10 9 (10.11%) BDD
10 9 (10.11%) Kanban
11 8 (8.99%) Data Analysis
12 7 (7.87%) UML
12 7 (7.87%) SOA
13 6 (6.74%) Workflow
13 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
13 6 (6.74%) Domain-Driven Design
13 6 (6.74%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (40.45%) SQL
3 34 (38.20%) JavaScript
4 19 (21.35%) VB.NET
5 16 (17.98%) T-SQL
6 14 (15.73%) VB
6 14 (15.73%) Java
7 13 (14.61%) XAML
8 8 (8.99%) PHP
8 8 (8.99%) PowerShell
8 8 (8.99%) C++
9 3 (3.37%) C
9 3 (3.37%) Perl
9 3 (3.37%) Python
9 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.12%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) QA
2 5 (5.62%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.62%) Telerik
3 4 (4.49%) Rackspace
4 3 (3.37%) Google
5 2 (2.25%) Facebook
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