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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 63 67 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 44 35 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.13% 2.42% 3.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.40% 6.60% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 28
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £26,109 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £43,000 £44,125
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
524 530 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.30% 36.58% 35.65%
Number of salaries quoted 414 374 276
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 22 December 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 85 (100.00%) C#
1 85 (100.00%) .NET
2 73 (85.88%) ASP.NET
3 68 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 50 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (54.12%) JavaScript
6 45 (52.94%) MVC
7 39 (45.88%) jQuery
8 38 (44.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (42.35%) TDD
9 36 (42.35%) Microsoft
10 33 (38.82%) .NET Framework
11 31 (36.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 31 (36.47%) SQL
12 30 (35.29%) Finance
13 29 (34.12%) HTML
13 29 (34.12%) OO
14 27 (31.76%) MS Excel
14 27 (31.76%) CSS
15 26 (30.59%) Windows
16 19 (22.35%) Visual Studio
16 19 (22.35%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (22.35%) NHibernate
16 19 (22.35%) BDD
17 18 (21.18%) NoSQL
17 18 (21.18%) AngularJS
17 18 (21.18%) WPF
17 18 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (21.18%) Scrum
18 17 (20.00%) Git (software)

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 16 (18.82%) Node.js
2 13 (15.29%) NServiceBus
3 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.06%) IIS
5 2 (2.35%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.18%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.18%) Apache
6 1 (1.18%) CMS
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 27 (31.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (9.41%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (36.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (21.18%) NoSQL
4 13 (15.29%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (22.35%) Visual Studio
1 19 (22.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (15.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.18%) NUnit
4 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Back Office
2 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (2.35%) Law
3 2 (2.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (75.29%) Developer
2 26 (30.59%) .NET Developer
3 15 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 14 (16.47%) Analyst Programmer
4 14 (16.47%) Programmer
4 14 (16.47%) Analyst
5 13 (15.29%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 13 (15.29%) .NET Programmer
6 12 (14.12%) Software Developer
7 8 (9.41%) Senior Developer
8 7 (8.24%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (7.06%) CRM Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Software Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.71%) C# Software Developer
12 2 (2.35%) Development Manager
13 1 (1.18%) Senior Manager
13 1 (1.18%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (100.00%) .NET
2 73 (85.88%) ASP.NET
3 39 (45.88%) jQuery
4 38 (44.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (38.82%) .NET Framework
6 29 (34.12%) HTML
7 27 (31.76%) CSS
8 19 (22.35%) NHibernate
9 18 (21.18%) AngularJS
9 18 (21.18%) WPF
10 16 (18.82%) RESTful
10 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (17.65%) Silverlight
12 14 (16.47%) Castle Windsor
12 14 (16.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (16.47%) Sass
13 12 (14.12%) Web Services
14 9 (10.59%) XML
14 9 (10.59%) LINQ
14 9 (10.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) BBC
1 16 (18.82%) Social Media
2 5 (5.88%) User Experience
3 4 (4.71%) SWIFT
4 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.53%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.35%) iPad
5 2 (2.35%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.59%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (52.94%) MVC
3 36 (42.35%) TDD
4 29 (34.12%) OO
5 19 (22.35%) BDD
6 18 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (21.18%) Scrum
7 16 (18.82%) Web Application Development
8 13 (15.29%) CRM
9 12 (14.12%) Data Management
9 12 (14.12%) Mentoring
10 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.41%) Enterprise Data Management
11 8 (9.41%) Investment Management
11 8 (9.41%) Asset Management
12 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
13 5 (5.88%) Web Development
13 5 (5.88%) Multithreading
13 5 (5.88%) Release Management
13 5 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) C#
2 46 (54.12%) JavaScript
3 31 (36.47%) SQL
4 16 (18.82%) Ruby
5 6 (7.06%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.71%) XPath
6 4 (4.71%) F#
6 4 (4.71%) XQuery
7 3 (3.53%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Degree
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 36 (42.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.00%) Google
2 17 (20.00%) Facebook
3 16 (18.82%) Apple
3 16 (18.82%) Sony
3 16 (18.82%) Yahoo!
4 15 (17.65%) Twitter
5 14 (16.47%) Oracle
6 10 (11.76%) Sybase
7 4 (4.71%) IBM
8 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Edinburgh
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Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
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