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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 48 80
Rank change year-on-year -18 +32  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 49 62 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.60% 4.48% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.48% 9.27% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 49 58 32
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 578 669 621
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 42.47% 48.34% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 437 582 542
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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.

1 107 (98.17%) C#
2 105 (96.33%) .NET
3 89 (81.65%) MVC
4 87 (79.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 83 (76.15%) ASP.NET
6 71 (65.14%) SQL Server
7 69 (63.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 64 (58.72%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (53.21%) TDD
10 49 (44.95%) .NET Framework
11 45 (41.28%) Git (software)
12 40 (36.70%) NUnit
12 40 (36.70%) HTML
12 40 (36.70%) CSS
13 39 (35.78%) Web Services
13 39 (35.78%) RESTful
13 39 (35.78%) AngularJS
14 37 (33.94%) Microsoft
15 35 (32.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 34 (31.19%) Enterprise Software
17 33 (30.28%) SQL Server 2014
18 31 (28.44%) HTML5
19 29 (26.61%) NoSQL
19 29 (26.61%) Entity Framework
19 29 (26.61%) REST
20 28 (25.69%) Node.js
20 28 (25.69%) Inversion of Control
20 28 (25.69%) Windows
21 27 (24.77%) JavaScript
21 27 (24.77%) jQuery

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 9 (8.26%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.42%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.59%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.92%) Drupal
4 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.75%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (11.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) Internet
2 4 (3.67%) NFC
2 4 (3.67%) SMPP
2 4 (3.67%) SMS
3 3 (2.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (65.14%) SQL Server
2 33 (30.28%) SQL Server 2014
3 29 (26.61%) NoSQL
4 18 (16.51%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.59%) Neo4j
7 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (41.28%) Git (software)
2 40 (36.70%) NUnit
3 25 (22.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (20.18%) MSBuild
5 18 (16.51%) Jenkins
5 18 (16.51%) Moq
5 18 (16.51%) Subversion
5 18 (16.51%) TeamCity
6 12 (11.01%) MSTest
7 7 (6.42%) Selenium
7 7 (6.42%) Visual Studio
8 5 (4.59%) PhantomJS
9 4 (3.67%) JIRA
10 2 (1.83%) LabVIEW
General
1 17 (15.60%) Finance
2 15 (13.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (84.40%) Developer
2 77 (70.64%) C# Developer
3 49 (44.95%) .NET Developer
3 49 (44.95%) C# .NET Developer
4 35 (32.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 35 (32.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 27 (24.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 20 (18.35%) Programmer
7 18 (16.51%) C# Programmer
8 17 (15.60%) .NET Software Engineer
8 17 (15.60%) C# Software Engineer
8 17 (15.60%) Software Engineer
9 12 (11.01%) .NET Software Developer
9 12 (11.01%) C# Software Developer
9 12 (11.01%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 12 (11.01%) Software Developer
10 11 (10.09%) C# WCF Developer
10 11 (10.09%) C# WPF Developer
10 11 (10.09%) WCF Developer
10 11 (10.09%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (96.33%) .NET
2 87 (79.82%) ASP.NET Web API
3 83 (76.15%) ASP.NET
4 69 (63.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 49 (44.95%) .NET Framework
6 40 (36.70%) CSS
6 40 (36.70%) HTML
7 39 (35.78%) AngularJS
7 39 (35.78%) RESTful
7 39 (35.78%) Web Services
8 35 (32.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 31 (28.44%) HTML5
10 29 (26.61%) Entity Framework
10 29 (26.61%) REST
11 28 (25.69%) Node.js
12 27 (24.77%) jQuery
12 27 (24.77%) WPF
13 26 (23.85%) CSS3
14 24 (22.02%) LINQ
14 24 (22.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.19%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (14.68%) Mobile App
3 15 (13.76%) Mobile Payment
4 13 (11.93%) Fintech
5 12 (11.01%) NHS
6 5 (4.59%) Clustering
6 5 (4.59%) Social Media
6 5 (4.59%) Social Network
7 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.69%) Windows
2 8 (7.34%) Android
2 8 (7.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (81.65%) MVC
2 64 (58.72%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (53.21%) TDD
4 28 (25.69%) Inversion of Control
5 24 (22.02%) BDD
5 24 (22.02%) Unit Testing
6 23 (21.10%) Software Engineering
6 23 (21.10%) Web Application Development
7 19 (17.43%) OO
8 18 (16.51%) OOD
8 18 (16.51%) Waterfall
9 15 (13.76%) Scrum
9 15 (13.76%) Systems Analysis
9 15 (13.76%) Workflow
10 13 (11.93%) Release Management
11 11 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (9.17%) Asset Management
12 10 (9.17%) Dependency Injection
12 10 (9.17%) Kanban
12 10 (9.17%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (98.17%) C#
2 27 (24.77%) JavaScript
3 25 (22.94%) SQL
4 23 (21.10%) Ruby
5 9 (8.26%) VB.NET
6 8 (7.34%) PHP
7 7 (6.42%) XAML
8 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.83%) C++
10 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (33.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.75%) JD Edwards
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