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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 15 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.75% 0.91% 2.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 3.41% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 8
Average salary £33,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.18% -1.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
19 88 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 33.33% 26.75% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 75 73
Average salary £36,750 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.25% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,850 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 20 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) IIS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft