The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 80 86 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Permanent jobs citing WCF 19 28 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.61% 1.92% 3.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.48% 4.55% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 55
Median salary £52,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,100 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
546 615 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.27% 42.07% 42.61%
Number of salaries quoted 443 573 607
Median salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for WCF.

1 55 (100.00%) C#
2 54 (98.18%) .NET
3 47 (85.45%) MVC
4 42 (76.36%) HTML
5 41 (74.55%) JavaScript
5 41 (74.55%) CSS
6 37 (67.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 34 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (61.82%) SQL
8 33 (60.00%) .NET Framework
9 31 (56.36%) Entity Framework
9 31 (56.36%) VB.NET
10 30 (54.55%) QA
10 30 (54.55%) jQuery
11 28 (50.91%) REST
11 28 (50.91%) Automated Testing
12 27 (49.09%) LINQ
13 25 (45.45%) Selenium
13 25 (45.45%) Software Engineering
13 25 (45.45%) XML
14 23 (41.82%) Ajax
15 22 (40.00%) JSON
16 21 (38.18%) Razor View Engine
16 21 (38.18%) XSLT
16 21 (38.18%) Front End Development
17 20 (36.36%) SDLC
17 20 (36.36%) TDD
18 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET
18 18 (32.73%) HTML5
19 16 (29.09%) Continuous Deployment

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.91%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (10.91%) NServiceBus
2 4 (7.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) HTTP
2 6 (10.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.91%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (45.45%) Selenium
2 15 (27.27%) JIRA
3 6 (10.91%) Hudson
3 6 (10.91%) PhantomJS
4 2 (3.64%) NUnit
5 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.82%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.82%) MSTest
5 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (83.64%) Developer
2 36 (65.45%) C# Developer
3 24 (43.64%) Senior Developer
4 17 (30.91%) .NET Developer
4 17 (30.91%) C# WCF Developer
4 17 (30.91%) Senior C# Developer
4 17 (30.91%) WCF Developer
5 16 (29.09%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 16 (29.09%) Software Developer
6 15 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (25.45%) Senior Software Developer
8 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 10 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (16.36%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (16.36%) Senior C# Software Developer
10 9 (16.36%) Software Engineer
11 8 (14.55%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 7 (12.73%) Agile .NET Developer
12 7 (12.73%) Agile C# Developer
12 7 (12.73%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (98.18%) .NET
2 42 (76.36%) HTML
3 41 (74.55%) CSS
4 37 (67.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 33 (60.00%) .NET Framework
6 31 (56.36%) Entity Framework
7 30 (54.55%) jQuery
8 28 (50.91%) REST
9 27 (49.09%) LINQ
10 25 (45.45%) XML
11 23 (41.82%) Ajax
12 22 (40.00%) JSON
13 21 (38.18%) Razor View Engine
13 21 (38.18%) XSLT
14 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET
14 18 (32.73%) HTML5
15 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (20.00%) ADO
17 10 (18.18%) Web Services
18 8 (14.55%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Clustering
1 6 (10.91%) Social Media
1 6 (10.91%) Social Network
1 6 (10.91%) Visualisation
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.64%) NHS
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (85.45%) MVC
2 34 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (50.91%) Automated Testing
4 25 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 21 (38.18%) Front End Development
6 20 (36.36%) SDLC
6 20 (36.36%) TDD
7 16 (29.09%) Continuous Deployment
8 15 (27.27%) Kanban
9 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
10 9 (16.36%) DevOps
10 9 (16.36%) User Stories
11 8 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (12.73%) Analytics
13 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (9.09%) Pair Programming
15 4 (7.27%) Code Coverage
15 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling
15 4 (7.27%) Data Protection
15 4 (7.27%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) C#
2 41 (74.55%) JavaScript
3 34 (61.82%) SQL
4 31 (56.36%) VB.NET
5 12 (21.82%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.27%) PHP
7 2 (3.64%) C++
7 2 (3.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (54.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.64%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) Google
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) webMethods
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