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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 58 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 55 40 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.18% 2.71% 3.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.25% 6.58% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 71
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
667 608 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.58% 41.22% 45.18%
Number of salaries quoted 558 512 735
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) C#
2 113 (97.41%) .NET
3 74 (63.79%) SQL Server
4 69 (59.48%) MVC
5 67 (57.76%) ASP.NET
6 65 (56.03%) TDD
7 64 (55.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 63 (54.31%) SQL
9 62 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (43.97%) NUnit
11 45 (38.79%) Software Engineering
12 37 (31.90%) Scrum
12 37 (31.90%) Rhino Mocks
13 35 (30.17%) Finance
14 34 (29.31%) LINQ
15 33 (28.45%) JavaScript
16 32 (27.59%) Moq
17 31 (26.72%) HTML
17 31 (26.72%) VB
17 31 (26.72%) VB.NET
17 31 (26.72%) WPF
18 26 (22.41%) .NET Framework
18 26 (22.41%) Kanban
18 26 (22.41%) MSTest
18 26 (22.41%) Web Application Development
19 25 (21.55%) Visual Studio
19 25 (21.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 24 (20.69%) Computer Science
20 24 (20.69%) jQuery
21 23 (19.83%) CSS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (2.59%) Drupal
2 2 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.03%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.72%) CloudFront
3 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.72%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) SMS
1 8 (6.90%) HTTP
1 8 (6.90%) SMPP
1 8 (6.90%) NFC
2 6 (5.17%) Internet
3 2 (1.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (63.79%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (12.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (7.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (6.90%) MySQL
7 6 (5.17%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.86%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.86%) Big Data
10 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 51 (43.97%) NUnit
2 37 (31.90%) Rhino Mocks
3 32 (27.59%) Moq
4 26 (22.41%) MSTest
5 25 (21.55%) Visual Studio
6 15 (12.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (11.21%) MSBuild
8 10 (8.62%) WiX
9 7 (6.03%) ReSharper
10 6 (5.17%) CppUnit
10 6 (5.17%) MbUnit
10 6 (5.17%) xUnit.net
11 2 (1.72%) QARun
11 2 (1.72%) Selenium
11 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.72%) WinRunner
11 2 (1.72%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.72%) Subversion
11 2 (1.72%) JIRA
12 1 (0.86%) AQtime
General
1 35 (30.17%) Finance
2 22 (18.97%) Music Industry
3 11 (9.48%) Banking
4 3 (2.59%) Publishing
5 2 (1.72%) Automotive
5 2 (1.72%) Law
5 2 (1.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 106 (91.38%) Developer
2 46 (39.66%) .NET Developer
3 25 (21.55%) C# Developer
4 23 (19.83%) Senior Developer
5 20 (17.24%) Software Developer
6 12 (10.34%) Software Engineer
6 12 (10.34%) Programmer
7 11 (9.48%) Graduate
7 11 (9.48%) Graduate Developer
8 10 (8.62%) Senior Software Developer
8 10 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (6.90%) Applications Developer
9 8 (6.90%) .NET Programmer
10 7 (6.03%) .NET Software Engineer
11 6 (5.17%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (4.31%) Junior Developer
12 5 (4.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.31%) Junior
12 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (97.41%) .NET
2 67 (57.76%) ASP.NET
3 64 (55.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (29.31%) LINQ
5 31 (26.72%) WPF
5 31 (26.72%) HTML
6 26 (22.41%) .NET Framework
7 25 (21.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 24 (20.69%) jQuery
9 23 (19.83%) CSS
10 22 (18.97%) NHibernate
11 21 (18.10%) XML
12 19 (16.38%) Web Services
13 17 (14.66%) Razor View Engine
14 14 (12.07%) HTML5
15 12 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (9.48%) XSLT
17 10 (8.62%) Java ME
17 10 (8.62%) LINQ to SQL
18 9 (7.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 7 (6.03%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.17%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.59%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.59%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.59%) User Experience
7 1 (0.86%) Physics
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.52%) Windows
2 10 (8.62%) Android
3 8 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.90%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (59.48%) MVC
2 65 (56.03%) TDD
3 62 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (38.79%) Software Engineering
5 37 (31.90%) Scrum
6 26 (22.41%) Kanban
6 26 (22.41%) Web Application Development
7 22 (18.97%) BDD
8 17 (14.66%) Multithreading
9 14 (12.07%) OO
9 14 (12.07%) Mentoring
10 13 (11.21%) MVVM
11 10 (8.62%) Unit Testing
12 9 (7.76%) Domain-Driven Design
12 9 (7.76%) Dependency Injection
12 9 (7.76%) SOA
13 8 (6.90%) Regression Testing
13 8 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (5.17%) Systems Analysis
14 6 (5.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 116 (100.00%) C#
2 63 (54.31%) SQL
3 33 (28.45%) JavaScript
4 31 (26.72%) VB
4 31 (26.72%) VB.NET
5 21 (18.10%) Java
6 13 (11.21%) T-SQL
6 13 (11.21%) PowerShell
7 10 (8.62%) XAML
8 9 (7.76%) PHP
8 9 (7.76%) C++
9 2 (1.72%) C
9 2 (1.72%) Perl
9 2 (1.72%) Python
9 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.86%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 19 (16.38%) Degree
2 8 (6.90%) MCP
2 8 (6.90%) MCAD
2 8 (6.90%) MCSD
2 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.90%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) ISO 8583
2 5 (4.31%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.90%) Telerik
3 4 (3.45%) Facebook
4 2 (1.72%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.86%) Google
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle
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