The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 77 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 37 42 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.44% 2.97% 3.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.39% 8.54% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35 36 18
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £28,506 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,500 £42,200
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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
579 492 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.24% 34.84% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 460 338 304
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £47,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WCF
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

WCF Salary Trend in Edinburgh

WCF
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 72 (92.31%) C#
3 61 (78.21%) ASP.NET
4 56 (71.79%) JavaScript
5 50 (64.10%) MVC
6 48 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (55.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (52.56%) SQL Server
9 40 (51.28%) .NET Framework
10 37 (47.44%) jQuery
11 35 (44.87%) TDD
12 33 (42.31%) HTML
13 31 (39.74%) CSS
14 29 (37.18%) Microsoft
15 27 (34.62%) SQL
16 25 (32.05%) NHibernate
17 23 (29.49%) Windows
18 22 (28.21%) AngularJS
19 21 (26.92%) Castle Windsor
19 21 (26.92%) Finance
20 20 (25.64%) Visual Studio
20 20 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
21 18 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
21 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
21 18 (23.08%) Scrum
22 17 (21.79%) Software Engineering
22 17 (21.79%) Twitter
23 16 (20.51%) Sass
23 16 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
23 16 (20.51%) WPF

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 15 (19.23%) NServiceBus
2 10 (12.82%) Node.js
3 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.28%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.28%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) CMS
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (52.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 10 (12.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (25.64%) Visual Studio
1 20 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (19.23%) SpecFlow
3 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.28%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (26.92%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.85%) Advertising
3 2 (2.56%) Law
3 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (53.85%) Developer
2 20 (25.64%) Software Developer
3 18 (23.08%) Analyst
3 18 (23.08%) Analyst Programmer
3 18 (23.08%) Programmer
4 15 (19.23%) .NET Programmer
4 15 (19.23%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 11 (14.10%) .NET Developer
5 11 (14.10%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (14.10%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.41%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.13%) CRM Developer
8 3 (3.85%) C# Programmer
8 3 (3.85%) C# Analyst Programmer
9 2 (2.56%) Junior
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Consultant
9 2 (2.56%) Development Manager
9 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 61 (78.21%) ASP.NET
3 43 (55.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (51.28%) .NET Framework
5 37 (47.44%) jQuery
6 33 (42.31%) HTML
7 31 (39.74%) CSS
8 25 (32.05%) NHibernate
9 22 (28.21%) AngularJS
10 21 (26.92%) Castle Windsor
11 16 (20.51%) Sass
11 16 (20.51%) WPF
11 16 (20.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (17.95%) Ajax
13 13 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 11 (14.10%) Silverlight
15 10 (12.82%) RESTful
15 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 7 (8.97%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Social Media
1 10 (12.82%) BBC
2 3 (3.85%) Visualisation
2 3 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.56%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.10%) MVC
2 48 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (44.87%) TDD
4 18 (23.08%) Scrum
5 17 (21.79%) Software Engineering
6 16 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 12 (15.38%) BDD
8 12 (15.38%) OO
9 11 (14.10%) Web Application Development
10 8 (10.26%) Unit Testing
11 7 (8.97%) CRM
12 6 (7.69%) AOP
12 6 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (6.41%) Coaching
13 5 (6.41%) Multithreading
14 3 (3.85%) Release Management
14 3 (3.85%) Workflow
15 2 (2.56%) OOP
15 2 (2.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 72 (92.31%) C#
2 56 (71.79%) JavaScript
3 27 (34.62%) SQL
4 10 (12.82%) Ruby
5 7 (8.97%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.41%) F#
7 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.85%) PHP
8 2 (2.56%) Java
9 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 29 (37.18%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.79%) Twitter
3 11 (14.10%) Facebook
3 11 (14.10%) Google
4 10 (12.82%) Yahoo!
4 10 (12.82%) Sony
4 10 (12.82%) Apple
5 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle
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