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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 53 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 69 54 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.75% 3.39% 3.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.56% 7.74% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 65 51 70
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
806 698 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.78% 43.84% 52.01%
Number of salaries quoted 652 657 898
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 22 August 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 145 (100.00%) C#
2 143 (98.62%) .NET
3 94 (64.83%) ASP.NET
4 89 (61.38%) NUnit
5 88 (60.69%) SQL Server
5 88 (60.69%) MVC
6 83 (57.24%) TDD
6 83 (57.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 81 (55.86%) SQL
8 61 (42.07%) Scrum
8 61 (42.07%) Rhino Mocks
9 59 (40.69%) Moq
10 56 (38.62%) MSTest
11 55 (37.93%) Razor View Engine
12 50 (34.48%) WPF
12 50 (34.48%) Web Application Development
13 48 (33.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 48 (33.10%) .NET Framework
13 48 (33.10%) VB
14 47 (32.41%) VB.NET
15 44 (30.34%) Kanban
16 43 (29.66%) LINQ
17 40 (27.59%) Computer Science
18 35 (24.14%) Software Engineering
19 32 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
19 32 (22.07%) XML
20 31 (21.38%) Windows
21 30 (20.69%) Multithreading
21 30 (20.69%) MVVM
22 29 (20.00%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (4.14%) IIS
2 1 (0.69%) NServiceBus
2 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (5.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.21%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.76%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (2.76%) CloudFront
2 4 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.76%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.10%) Internet
2 16 (11.03%) SMS
3 11 (7.59%) SMPP
3 11 (7.59%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (60.69%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 24 (16.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.83%) MySQL
4 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.07%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.69%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 89 (61.38%) NUnit
2 61 (42.07%) Rhino Mocks
3 59 (40.69%) Moq
4 56 (38.62%) MSTest
5 29 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 17 (11.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (11.03%) ReSharper
8 15 (10.34%) CppUnit
8 15 (10.34%) MbUnit
8 15 (10.34%) MSBuild
8 15 (10.34%) xUnit.net
9 11 (7.59%) WiX
10 5 (3.45%) JIRA
11 4 (2.76%) Subversion
11 4 (2.76%) CruiseControl
11 4 (2.76%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.69%) Hudson
12 1 (0.69%) NSubstitute
General
1 28 (19.31%) Finance
2 25 (17.24%) Music Industry
3 17 (11.72%) Banking
4 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 137 (94.48%) Developer
2 93 (64.14%) .NET Developer
3 52 (35.86%) C# Developer
4 33 (22.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (17.93%) Senior Developer
6 23 (15.86%) Graduate
7 22 (15.17%) Graduate Developer
8 20 (13.79%) Software Developer
9 19 (13.10%) Junior
9 19 (13.10%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 19 (13.10%) Junior .NET Developer
9 19 (13.10%) Junior Developer
10 18 (12.41%) Senior C# Developer
10 18 (12.41%) ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (12.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (11.72%) Senior .NET Developer
12 16 (11.03%) Software Engineer
13 13 (8.97%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (6.90%) .NET Software Engineer
15 9 (6.21%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (98.62%) .NET
2 94 (64.83%) ASP.NET
3 83 (57.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 55 (37.93%) Razor View Engine
5 50 (34.48%) WPF
6 48 (33.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 48 (33.10%) .NET Framework
7 43 (29.66%) LINQ
8 32 (22.07%) XML
9 25 (17.24%) NHibernate
10 21 (14.48%) WinForms
11 20 (13.79%) Castle Windsor
11 20 (13.79%) Unity DI Container
12 19 (13.10%) HTML
12 19 (13.10%) Spring.NET
12 19 (13.10%) Ninject
13 16 (11.03%) Web Services
14 13 (8.97%) XSLT
15 12 (8.28%) Java ME
15 12 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.59%) Computer Science
2 19 (13.10%) Inversion of Control
3 12 (8.28%) Blackberry
4 10 (6.90%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.38%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.38%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.69%) iDTV
7 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.69%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.38%) Windows
2 16 (11.03%) Android
3 13 (8.97%) Apple iOS
4 12 (8.28%) Windows Phone
5 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (60.69%) MVC
2 83 (57.24%) TDD
3 61 (42.07%) Scrum
4 50 (34.48%) Web Application Development
5 44 (30.34%) Kanban
6 35 (24.14%) Software Engineering
7 32 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (20.69%) Multithreading
8 30 (20.69%) MVVM
9 26 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (17.24%) BDD
11 24 (16.55%) Unit Testing
12 21 (14.48%) Dependency Injection
13 11 (7.59%) Regression Testing
14 6 (4.14%) Web Development
15 5 (3.45%) Usability Testing
16 4 (2.76%) Workflow
16 4 (2.76%) SOA
16 4 (2.76%) OO
16 4 (2.76%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 145 (100.00%) C#
2 81 (55.86%) SQL
3 48 (33.10%) VB
4 47 (32.41%) VB.NET
5 22 (15.17%) C++
6 20 (13.79%) Java
7 18 (12.41%) PowerShell
7 18 (12.41%) JavaScript
8 11 (7.59%) XAML
9 7 (4.83%) Delphi
10 3 (2.07%) PHP
11 2 (1.38%) VBA
11 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (16.55%) MCTS
1 24 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (16.55%) MCP
1 24 (16.55%) MCAD
1 24 (16.55%) MCSD
2 21 (14.48%) Degree
3 1 (0.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.59%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 15 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.59%) Telerik
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle
3 1 (0.69%) Cognizant
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