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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 75 58 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 33 65 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.22% 3.62% 4.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.37% 8.29% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 33 64 88
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £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
614 784 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.32% 43.70% 43.26%
Number of salaries quoted 536 692 799
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,950
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 17 April 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 80 (100.00%) C#
2 75 (93.75%) .NET
3 60 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 46 (57.50%) MVC
5 45 (56.25%) ASP.NET
6 35 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 33 (41.25%) SQL
7 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (40.00%) Software Engineering
9 31 (38.75%) HTML
10 30 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (30.00%) TDD
11 24 (30.00%) XML
12 23 (28.75%) WPF
13 22 (27.50%) jQuery
13 22 (27.50%) CSS
14 21 (26.25%) LINQ
14 21 (26.25%) HTML5
15 20 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (22.50%) OO
17 17 (21.25%) VB.NET
17 17 (21.25%) Web Services
17 17 (21.25%) NUnit
18 16 (20.00%) .NET Framework
18 16 (20.00%) T-SQL
18 16 (20.00%) Finance
19 15 (18.75%) Degree
20 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
20 13 (16.25%) Windows
20 13 (16.25%) CSS3

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (6.25%) Drupal
2 3 (3.75%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) HTTP
2 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.75%) Internet
3 3 (3.75%) Firewall
4 2 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.75%) Big Data
5 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.50%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (21.25%) NUnit
2 12 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 10 (12.50%) MSTest
4 6 (7.50%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (7.50%) Moq
5 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.75%) QARun
6 3 (3.75%) Selenium
6 3 (3.75%) WinRunner
7 2 (2.50%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.25%) dotTrace
8 1 (1.25%) AQtime
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.00%) Banking
4 6 (7.50%) Music Industry
4 6 (7.50%) Law
5 4 (5.00%) Publishing
6 2 (2.50%) Automotive
7 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (87.50%) Developer
2 19 (23.75%) C# Developer
2 19 (23.75%) Programmer
3 16 (20.00%) AWS Developer
4 15 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 13 (16.25%) Software Developer
5 13 (16.25%) .NET Developer
6 10 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (10.00%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Applications Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Programmer
9 4 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Graduate
10 3 (3.75%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Systems Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (93.75%) .NET
2 45 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 31 (38.75%) HTML
4 30 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (30.00%) XML
6 23 (28.75%) WPF
7 22 (27.50%) CSS
7 22 (27.50%) jQuery
8 21 (26.25%) HTML5
8 21 (26.25%) LINQ
9 17 (21.25%) Web Services
10 16 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 13 (16.25%) CSS3
11 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 11 (13.75%) REST
12 11 (13.75%) SOAP
13 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (11.25%) Entity Framework
15 6 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Client/Server
1 9 (11.25%) Computer Science
1 9 (11.25%) User Experience
2 6 (7.50%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.75%) Handset
6 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Android
3 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (57.50%) MVC
2 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 24 (30.00%) TDD
5 18 (22.50%) OO
6 10 (12.50%) Scrum
6 10 (12.50%) Web Design
6 10 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 10 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (11.25%) MVVM
8 8 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 7 (8.75%) UML
10 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.50%) Web Application Development
10 6 (7.50%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (7.50%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (7.50%) Kanban
10 6 (7.50%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.50%) BDD
10 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) C#
2 35 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 33 (41.25%) SQL
4 17 (21.25%) VB.NET
5 16 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 11 (13.75%) VB
7 9 (11.25%) PHP
8 8 (10.00%) C++
8 8 (10.00%) XAML
9 6 (7.50%) Java
10 3 (3.75%) Perl
10 3 (3.75%) C
10 3 (3.75%) Python
10 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.25%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) Rackspace
3 3 (3.75%) Google
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