The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 31 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.43% 3.83% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.17% 11.24% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 5
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
WCF
Scotland

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 Aberdeen region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
46 89 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 19.57% 34.10% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 74 59
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 October 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) GIS
3 2 (50.00%) ESRI
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) GIS
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ESRI
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft