Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 74 70
Rank change year-on-year -37 -4 +3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 69 78 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.17% 3.52% 3.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.23% 8.12% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 72 77 102
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £63,500 £59,800
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,344 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.75% -9.31% +11.11%

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,319 961 1,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 41.49% 43.33% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,020 852 1,134
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £42,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.96% +0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,750 £62,500 £58,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +11.11% +1.25%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Cambridge

WCF
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Cambridge.

Salary trend for WCF in Cambridge

WCF
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for WCF.

1 69 (100.00%) C#
2 57 (82.61%) .NET
3 56 (81.16%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (60.87%) WPF
5 34 (49.28%) Software Engineering
6 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
7 30 (43.48%) MVC
7 30 (43.48%) Computer Science
7 30 (43.48%) Degree
8 29 (42.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (42.03%) ASP.NET
9 28 (40.58%) Git (software)
9 28 (40.58%) Mathematics
10 27 (39.13%) SQL Server
10 27 (39.13%) OO
11 26 (37.68%) Visual Studio
12 25 (36.23%) Finance
13 22 (31.88%) C++
14 21 (30.43%) SQL
14 21 (30.43%) Web Services
14 21 (30.43%) Scrum
14 21 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (30.43%) SDLC
15 20 (28.99%) Unit Testing
16 19 (27.54%) NUnit
16 19 (27.54%) JavaScript
17 17 (24.64%) TDD
18 16 (23.19%) Statistics
19 15 (21.74%) HTML
19 15 (21.74%) CSS

WCF
Co-occurring 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 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.45%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) HTTP
2 3 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.70%) Big Data
3 6 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.45%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (40.58%) Git (software)
2 26 (37.68%) Visual Studio
3 19 (27.54%) NUnit
4 9 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (11.59%) Jenkins
5 8 (11.59%) Moq
5 8 (11.59%) MSBuild
5 8 (11.59%) Subversion
5 8 (11.59%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.80%) Selenium
7 1 (1.45%) PhantomJS
General
1 25 (36.23%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Games
3 3 (4.35%) Advertising
3 3 (4.35%) Law
3 3 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (92.75%) Developer
2 51 (73.91%) C# Developer
3 32 (46.38%) Senior Developer
4 26 (37.68%) .NET Developer
4 26 (37.68%) Software Developer
5 25 (36.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
7 18 (26.09%) C# Software Developer
8 17 (24.64%) .NET Software Developer
9 16 (23.19%) Senior Software Developer
10 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (14.49%) Software Engineer
11 9 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (11.59%) .NET Software Engineer
12 8 (11.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 8 (11.59%) Senior C# Software Developer
13 7 (10.14%) Senior .NET Developer
13 7 (10.14%) Senior .NET Software Developer
13 7 (10.14%) Systems Developer
14 6 (8.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (82.61%) .NET
2 42 (60.87%) WPF
3 29 (42.03%) ASP.NET
3 29 (42.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (30.43%) Web Services
5 15 (21.74%) CSS
5 15 (21.74%) HTML
6 14 (20.29%) .NET Framework
7 13 (18.84%) jQuery
8 12 (17.39%) AngularJS
9 11 (15.94%) Ajax
9 11 (15.94%) HTML5
9 11 (15.94%) JSON
9 11 (15.94%) REST
9 11 (15.94%) WinForms
9 11 (15.94%) XML
10 10 (14.49%) CSS3
10 10 (14.49%) Entity Framework
11 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.94%) Algorithms
3 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.14%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (8.70%) User Experience
6 5 (7.25%) Reinsurance
7 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
7 4 (5.80%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (5.80%) Smartphone
8 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.45%) Clustering
9 1 (1.45%) Social Media
9 1 (1.45%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (81.16%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (49.28%) Software Engineering
3 30 (43.48%) MVC
4 28 (40.58%) Mathematics
5 27 (39.13%) OO
6 21 (30.43%) Scrum
6 21 (30.43%) SDLC
7 20 (28.99%) Unit Testing
8 17 (24.64%) TDD
9 16 (23.19%) Statistics
10 15 (21.74%) Acceptance Criteria
10 15 (21.74%) Mentoring
11 14 (20.29%) OOD
11 14 (20.29%) Test Automation
12 12 (17.39%) Analytics
13 11 (15.94%) Financial Modelling
13 11 (15.94%) Risk Analytics
14 10 (14.49%) Refactoring
14 10 (14.49%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (14.49%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (31.88%) C++
3 21 (30.43%) SQL
4 19 (27.54%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.35%) Ruby
6 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.45%) Java
7 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (43.48%) Degree
2 9 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Google
2 4 (5.80%) Samsung
3 3 (4.35%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.45%) Facebook