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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 78 66 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Permanent jobs citing WCF 33 45 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.22% 2.98% 4.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 6.79% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 33 41 71
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
627 663 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 42.11% 43.91% 41.16%
Number of salaries quoted 528 589 663
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 5 March 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 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 93 (100.00%) C#
2 91 (97.85%) .NET
3 70 (75.27%) SQL Server
4 52 (55.91%) ASP.NET
4 52 (55.91%) MVC
5 44 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (47.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 43 (46.24%) SQL
7 41 (44.09%) TDD
8 39 (41.94%) Software Engineering
9 35 (37.63%) JavaScript
10 32 (34.41%) HTML
11 30 (32.26%) NUnit
11 30 (32.26%) WPF
12 27 (29.03%) LINQ
12 27 (29.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 27 (29.03%) XML
13 26 (27.96%) Visual Studio
13 26 (27.96%) jQuery
14 25 (26.88%) CSS
15 22 (23.66%) Finance
15 22 (23.66%) Scrum
16 20 (21.51%) .NET Framework
17 19 (20.43%) VB.NET
17 19 (20.43%) Web Services
17 19 (20.43%) OO
17 19 (20.43%) Java
17 19 (20.43%) HTML5
18 17 (18.28%) MSTest
19 16 (17.20%) T-SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 3 (3.23%) Drupal
1 3 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) GitHub
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) HTTP
2 8 (8.60%) SMPP
2 8 (8.60%) SMS
2 8 (8.60%) NFC
3 3 (3.23%) Firewall
4 2 (2.15%) Internet
5 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (75.27%) SQL Server
2 27 (29.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (15.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (8.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.23%) Big Data
8 2 (2.15%) MySQL
8 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.15%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (32.26%) NUnit
2 26 (27.96%) Visual Studio
3 17 (18.28%) MSTest
4 15 (16.13%) Rhino Mocks
5 13 (13.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (13.98%) Moq
6 11 (11.83%) MSBuild
7 10 (10.75%) WiX
8 3 (3.23%) QARun
8 3 (3.23%) Selenium
8 3 (3.23%) ReSharper
8 3 (3.23%) WinRunner
9 1 (1.08%) MbUnit
9 1 (1.08%) AQtime
9 1 (1.08%) dotTrace
9 1 (1.08%) xUnit.net
9 1 (1.08%) CppUnit
9 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (23.66%) Finance
2 15 (16.13%) Banking
3 12 (12.90%) Music Industry
4 3 (3.23%) Law
4 3 (3.23%) Publishing
5 2 (2.15%) Automotive
5 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (87.10%) Developer
2 20 (21.51%) .NET Developer
2 20 (21.51%) C# Developer
3 15 (16.13%) Senior Developer
4 14 (15.05%) Software Developer
5 13 (13.98%) Programmer
6 9 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.53%) Applications Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Graduate
9 4 (4.30%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Software Team Leader
10 3 (3.23%) Database Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Programmer
10 3 (3.23%) Systems Developer
10 3 (3.23%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (97.85%) .NET
2 52 (55.91%) ASP.NET
3 44 (47.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (34.41%) HTML
5 30 (32.26%) WPF
6 27 (29.03%) LINQ
6 27 (29.03%) XML
7 26 (27.96%) jQuery
8 25 (26.88%) CSS
9 20 (21.51%) .NET Framework
10 19 (20.43%) Web Services
10 19 (20.43%) HTML5
11 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 12 (12.90%) SOAP
12 12 (12.90%) NHibernate
13 11 (11.83%) CSS3
13 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (10.75%) XSLT
14 10 (10.75%) Java ME
15 8 (8.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.60%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.45%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.30%) User Experience
4 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.15%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.08%) Physics
7 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.13%) Windows
2 10 (10.75%) Android
3 8 (8.60%) Windows Phone
3 8 (8.60%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (55.91%) MVC
2 44 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (44.09%) TDD
4 39 (41.94%) Software Engineering
5 22 (23.66%) Scrum
6 19 (20.43%) OO
7 16 (17.20%) Multithreading
8 12 (12.90%) BDD
8 12 (12.90%) Web Application Development
8 12 (12.90%) Kanban
9 10 (10.75%) MVVM
10 9 (9.68%) Web Design
10 9 (9.68%) SOA
10 9 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
11 8 (8.60%) Regression Testing
11 8 (8.60%) Domain-Driven Design
12 7 (7.53%) Unit Testing
12 7 (7.53%) Data Analysis
12 7 (7.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) C#
2 43 (46.24%) SQL
3 35 (37.63%) JavaScript
4 19 (20.43%) VB.NET
4 19 (20.43%) Java
5 16 (17.20%) T-SQL
5 16 (17.20%) VB
6 15 (16.13%) XAML
7 11 (11.83%) PowerShell
8 9 (9.68%) PHP
9 6 (6.45%) C++
10 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.23%) Python
10 3 (3.23%) C
10 3 (3.23%) Perl
11 1 (1.08%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) ISO 8583
2 6 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.60%) Telerik
3 4 (4.30%) Facebook
3 4 (4.30%) Rackspace
4 3 (3.23%) Google
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