The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 40 35 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.54% 3.45% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.67% 13.10% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 3
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.46%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
75 84 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 20.38% 26.33% 25.11%
Number of salaries quoted 63 65 100
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
Scotland

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

WCF
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

WCF Salary Trend in Aberdeen

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen 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 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (55.56%) NUnit
4 5 (55.56%) Subversion
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (55.56%) WPF
4 5 (55.56%) Silverlight
4 5 (55.56%) MSTest
4 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (44.44%) Web Development
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) Ajax
5 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (33.33%) LINQ
6 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (55.56%) NUnit
1 5 (55.56%) Subversion
1 5 (55.56%) MSTest
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) WPF
3 5 (55.56%) Silverlight
4 4 (44.44%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) LINQ
5 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Web Development
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
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