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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 77 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 27 70 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.94% 3.86% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.86% 8.74% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 27 66 49
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £25,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £52,000
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
556 801 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.91% 44.13% 44.28%
Number of salaries quoted 503 649 656
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 28 August 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 60 (100.00%) C#
2 57 (95.00%) .NET
3 50 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 47 (78.33%) SQL Server
5 37 (61.67%) MVC
6 36 (60.00%) JavaScript
7 31 (51.67%) HTML
8 28 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (45.00%) CSS
10 24 (40.00%) SQL
11 21 (35.00%) LINQ
12 18 (30.00%) XML
13 17 (28.33%) WPF
13 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (25.00%) HTML5
14 15 (25.00%) Web Services
15 14 (23.33%) Finance
16 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
17 12 (20.00%) Node.js
17 12 (20.00%) REST
17 12 (20.00%) Internet
17 12 (20.00%) CRM
18 11 (18.33%) XSLT
18 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
18 11 (18.33%) TDD
18 11 (18.33%) NoSQL
18 11 (18.33%) jQuery
19 10 (16.67%) Multithreading
19 10 (16.67%) .NET Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (20.00%) Node.js
2 9 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.00%) Drupal
5 1 (1.67%) WordPress
5 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) Firewall
2 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) SMS
3 2 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (78.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) NoSQL
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.67%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 9 (15.00%) NUnit
3 8 (13.33%) MSTest
4 7 (11.67%) Selenium
5 5 (8.33%) Grunt
5 5 (8.33%) PhantomJS
5 5 (8.33%) Bower
5 5 (8.33%) gulp
5 5 (8.33%) Moq
6 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.33%) Hudson
8 1 (1.67%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.00%) Law
4 5 (8.33%) Banking
4 5 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Publishing
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 51 (85.00%) Developer
2 19 (31.67%) Programmer
3 14 (23.33%) Software Developer
4 13 (21.67%) Senior Developer
4 13 (21.67%) AWS Developer
5 11 (18.33%) C# Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Web Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Software Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.67%) CRM Developer
8 4 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Software Programmer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Programmer
10 2 (3.33%) .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (95.00%) .NET
2 50 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 31 (51.67%) HTML
4 28 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (45.00%) CSS
6 21 (35.00%) LINQ
7 18 (30.00%) XML
8 17 (28.33%) WPF
8 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (25.00%) Web Services
9 15 (25.00%) HTML5
10 12 (20.00%) REST
11 11 (18.33%) jQuery
11 11 (18.33%) XSLT
12 10 (16.67%) .NET Framework
12 10 (16.67%) CSS3
12 10 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (13.33%) SignalR
14 6 (10.00%) D3.js
15 5 (8.33%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Clustering
1 7 (11.67%) Social Network
1 7 (11.67%) Visualisation
1 7 (11.67%) Social Media
2 6 (10.00%) Handset
3 5 (8.33%) User Experience
3 5 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
1 3 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) MVC
2 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
4 12 (20.00%) CRM
5 11 (18.33%) TDD
6 10 (16.67%) Workflow
6 10 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 9 (15.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (13.33%) Mobile Development
8 8 (13.33%) Web Design
9 7 (11.67%) OOP
9 7 (11.67%) OO
9 7 (11.67%) Analytics
10 6 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
10 6 (10.00%) Web Development
10 6 (10.00%) Automated Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (40.00%) SQL
4 9 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (11.67%) VB.NET
6 6 (10.00%) Python
7 5 (8.33%) PHP
8 4 (6.67%) C++
9 3 (5.00%) Java
9 3 (5.00%) VB
10 2 (3.33%) C
10 2 (3.33%) XAML
11 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Rackspace
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