Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 87 58
Rank change year-on-year -47 -29 +18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 47 133 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.49% 3.16% 4.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.20% 7.88% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 35 136 138
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,344
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +4.75% -9.31%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £35,175
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -15.00%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,120 1,687 1,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 35.61% 40.07% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 857 1,334 1,165
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,053 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,100 £70,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Cambridgeshire

WCF
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for WCF in Cambridgeshire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for WCF in Cambridgeshire

WCF
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +14 44 £52,500 +2.44% 6
Peterborough -71 3 £55,000 +29.41% 2
WCF
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 47 (100.00%) C#
2 44 (93.62%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (91.49%) .NET
4 36 (76.60%) SQL
5 31 (65.96%) JavaScript
6 30 (63.83%) Software Engineering
7 27 (57.45%) MVC
8 25 (53.19%) ASP.NET
8 25 (53.19%) Test Automation
8 25 (53.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (51.06%) WPF
10 23 (48.94%) Visual Studio
10 23 (48.94%) OO
11 22 (46.81%) Scrum
11 22 (46.81%) Unit Testing
12 20 (42.55%) Git (software)
12 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Azure
12 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
13 18 (38.30%) SDLC
14 16 (34.04%) Finance
14 16 (34.04%) NUnit
14 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
14 16 (34.04%) REST
15 15 (31.91%) Risk Analytics
15 15 (31.91%) Analytics
15 15 (31.91%) Algorithms
15 15 (31.91%) Financial Modelling
15 15 (31.91%) Mathematics
15 15 (31.91%) Statistics
15 15 (31.91%) Risk Management

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (2.13%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (48.94%) Visual Studio
2 20 (42.55%) Git (software)
3 16 (34.04%) NUnit
4 8 (17.02%) JIRA
5 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) gulp
6 1 (2.13%) jspm
6 1 (2.13%) Moq
6 1 (2.13%) MSTest
6 1 (2.13%) Selenium
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Developer
2 31 (65.96%) C# Developer
3 20 (42.55%) .NET Developer
4 19 (40.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (36.17%) Software Developer
6 14 (29.79%) C# Software Developer
7 13 (27.66%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (14.89%) Python Engineer
8 7 (14.89%) QA Engineer
8 7 (14.89%) QA Leader
9 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
10 4 (8.51%) .NET Software Engineer
10 4 (8.51%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (8.51%) QA Automation Engineer
11 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 2 (4.26%) Agile .NET Developer
12 2 (4.26%) Agile C# Developer
12 2 (4.26%) Agile Developer
13 1 (2.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 1 (2.13%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (91.49%) .NET
2 25 (53.19%) ASP.NET
2 25 (53.19%) ASP.NET MVC
3 24 (51.06%) WPF
4 16 (34.04%) REST
5 15 (31.91%) WinForms
6 14 (29.79%) Velocity
7 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (23.40%) SOAP
9 10 (21.28%) Web Services
10 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
10 8 (17.02%) Entity Framework
11 6 (12.77%) CSS
11 6 (12.77%) HTML
12 5 (10.64%) LINQ
12 5 (10.64%) RESTful
12 5 (10.64%) XML
13 4 (8.51%) CSS3
13 4 (8.51%) HTML5
13 4 (8.51%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Algorithms
2 8 (17.02%) Client/Server
3 7 (14.89%) Animation
3 7 (14.89%) Photography
4 4 (8.51%) Reinsurance
5 3 (6.38%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.13%) BBC
7 1 (2.13%) Fintech
7 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (93.62%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (63.83%) Software Engineering
3 27 (57.45%) MVC
4 25 (53.19%) Test Automation
5 23 (48.94%) OO
6 22 (46.81%) Scrum
6 22 (46.81%) Unit Testing
7 18 (38.30%) SDLC
8 15 (31.91%) Analytics
8 15 (31.91%) Financial Modelling
8 15 (31.91%) Mathematics
8 15 (31.91%) Risk Analytics
8 15 (31.91%) Risk Management
8 15 (31.91%) Statistics
9 14 (29.79%) Acceptance Criteria
9 14 (29.79%) Mentoring
9 14 (29.79%) Multithreading
9 14 (29.79%) Refactoring
9 14 (29.79%) Requirements Analysis
9 14 (29.79%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (76.60%) SQL
3 31 (65.96%) JavaScript
4 10 (21.28%) Python
5 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.38%) C
6 3 (6.38%) C++
6 3 (6.38%) Java
7 2 (4.26%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
2 9 (19.15%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Google
3 2 (4.26%) Samsung
4 1 (2.13%) Apple
4 1 (2.13%) Facebook
4 1 (2.13%) Sony
4 1 (2.13%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.13%) Yahoo!