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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 68 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 40 28 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.69% 2.27% 3.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.96% 6.81% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 38 24 22
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,425 £37,650 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
575 411 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.72% 33.39% 37.49%
Number of salaries quoted 456 273 330
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 18 September 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 83 (100.00%) .NET
2 71 (85.54%) C#
3 64 (77.11%) JavaScript
4 63 (75.90%) ASP.NET
5 54 (65.06%) MVC
6 49 (59.04%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (54.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (50.60%) SQL Server
9 41 (49.40%) HTML
9 41 (49.40%) jQuery
10 39 (46.99%) CSS
11 38 (45.78%) .NET Framework
12 36 (43.37%) TDD
13 34 (40.96%) SQL
14 25 (30.12%) Microsoft
15 22 (26.51%) AngularJS
16 21 (25.30%) NHibernate
17 20 (24.10%) Windows
18 18 (21.69%) Software Engineering
18 18 (21.69%) WPF
18 18 (21.69%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (21.69%) Castle Windsor
19 17 (20.48%) Finance
20 16 (19.28%) Visual Studio
20 16 (19.28%) Ajax
21 15 (18.07%) SQL Server 2008
21 15 (18.07%) Mentoring
22 14 (16.87%) Twitter
22 14 (16.87%) Scrum
22 14 (16.87%) MS Excel

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 12 (14.46%) NServiceBus
2 10 (12.05%) Node.js
3 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.20%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.20%) Apache
6 1 (1.20%) CMS
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (16.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (50.60%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (14.46%) NoSQL
4 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (21.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (19.28%) Visual Studio
3 12 (14.46%) SpecFlow
4 11 (13.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
General
1 17 (20.48%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Advertising
3 2 (2.41%) Law
3 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (56.63%) Developer
2 26 (31.33%) Software Developer
3 19 (22.89%) Programmer
4 15 (18.07%) Analyst Programmer
4 15 (18.07%) Analyst
5 13 (15.66%) Senior Software Engineer
5 13 (15.66%) Software Engineer
6 12 (14.46%) .NET Programmer
6 12 (14.46%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 11 (13.25%) .NET Developer
8 7 (8.43%) C# Programmer
8 7 (8.43%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (4.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (3.61%) C# Analyst Programmer
12 2 (2.41%) Consultant
12 2 (2.41%) Junior
12 2 (2.41%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (75.90%) ASP.NET
3 45 (54.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 41 (49.40%) HTML
4 41 (49.40%) jQuery
5 39 (46.99%) CSS
6 38 (45.78%) .NET Framework
7 22 (26.51%) AngularJS
8 21 (25.30%) NHibernate
9 18 (21.69%) WPF
9 18 (21.69%) Castle Windsor
10 16 (19.28%) Ajax
11 13 (15.66%) WinForms
11 13 (15.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 13 (15.66%) Silverlight
11 13 (15.66%) Sass
12 12 (14.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (14.46%) RESTful
13 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Social Media
1 10 (12.05%) BBC
2 7 (8.43%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.61%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.41%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.10%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.41%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (65.06%) MVC
2 49 (59.04%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (43.37%) TDD
4 18 (21.69%) Software Engineering
5 15 (18.07%) Mentoring
6 14 (16.87%) Scrum
6 14 (16.87%) OO
7 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (14.46%) BDD
8 11 (13.25%) Web Application Development
9 8 (9.64%) Unit Testing
9 8 (9.64%) Multithreading
10 6 (7.23%) CRM
10 6 (7.23%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (7.23%) AOP
11 5 (6.02%) Coaching
12 4 (4.82%) SOA
13 2 (2.41%) Workflow
13 2 (2.41%) OOP
13 2 (2.41%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 71 (85.54%) C#
2 64 (77.11%) JavaScript
3 34 (40.96%) SQL
4 10 (12.05%) Ruby
5 9 (10.84%) T-SQL
5 9 (10.84%) F#
6 4 (4.82%) Java
7 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.41%) PHP
9 1 (1.20%) C
9 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 25 (30.12%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.87%) Twitter
3 11 (13.25%) Facebook
3 11 (13.25%) Google
4 10 (12.05%) Yahoo!
4 10 (12.05%) Sony
4 10 (12.05%) Apple
5 1 (1.20%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 12 days ago