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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 81 86 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -29
Permanent jobs citing WCF 20 16 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.48% 1.14% 3.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.88% 3.00% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 27
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,750 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
516 533 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.17% 37.99% 36.12%
Number of salaries quoted 362 353 300
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 69 (100.00%) .NET
2 68 (98.55%) C#
3 58 (84.06%) ASP.NET
4 55 (79.71%) SQL Server
5 42 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (47.83%) MVC
7 31 (44.93%) jQuery
8 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
8 30 (43.48%) SQL
9 27 (39.13%) OO
9 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
9 27 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (36.23%) TDD
11 22 (31.88%) Finance
12 21 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (30.43%) .NET Framework
13 20 (28.99%) HTML
14 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
15 18 (26.09%) CSS
16 17 (24.64%) BDD
17 16 (23.19%) Windows
17 16 (23.19%) WPF
17 16 (23.19%) NoSQL
18 14 (20.29%) BBC
18 14 (20.29%) Apple
18 14 (20.29%) Sony
18 14 (20.29%) Oracle
18 14 (20.29%) Social Media
18 14 (20.29%) RESTful
18 14 (20.29%) Git (software)

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 14 (20.29%) Node.js
2 6 (8.70%) IIS
2 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.25%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (11.59%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (79.71%) SQL Server
2 21 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (23.19%) NoSQL
4 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
5 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.90%) MySQL
7 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (14.49%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.25%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.45%) NUnit
4 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (31.88%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Back Office
2 5 (7.25%) Marketing
3 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.35%) Advertising
5 2 (2.90%) Law
6 1 (1.45%) Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (85.51%) Developer
2 24 (34.78%) .NET Developer
3 15 (21.74%) C# Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.14%) CRM Developer
6 7 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (7.25%) Programmer
8 5 (7.25%) Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 5 (7.25%) .NET Programmer
8 5 (7.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.80%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 2 (2.90%) .NET Software Engineer
11 1 (1.45%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (100.00%) .NET
2 58 (84.06%) ASP.NET
3 31 (44.93%) jQuery
4 27 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (30.43%) .NET Framework
6 20 (28.99%) HTML
7 18 (26.09%) CSS
8 16 (23.19%) WPF
9 14 (20.29%) RESTful
9 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (18.84%) Silverlight
10 13 (18.84%) Web Services
11 12 (17.39%) NHibernate
12 11 (15.94%) AngularJS
13 8 (11.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (11.59%) LINQ
13 8 (11.59%) XML
14 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (10.14%) HTML5
15 6 (8.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) BBC
1 14 (20.29%) Social Media
2 5 (7.25%) User Experience
3 4 (5.80%) SWIFT
3 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.35%) Cryptography
4 3 (4.35%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.90%) iPad
6 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.83%) MVC
3 27 (39.13%) OO
4 25 (36.23%) TDD
5 17 (24.64%) BDD
6 14 (20.29%) Web Application Development
7 13 (18.84%) Data Management
7 13 (18.84%) CRM
8 12 (17.39%) Scrum
9 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
10 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
11 8 (11.59%) Investment Management
11 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Data Management
11 8 (11.59%) Asset Management
12 6 (8.70%) Web Development
13 5 (7.25%) Multithreading
13 5 (7.25%) Release Management
13 5 (7.25%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (7.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 68 (98.55%) C#
2 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 30 (43.48%) SQL
3 14 (20.29%) Ruby
4 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.80%) XPath
5 4 (5.80%) XQuery
6 3 (4.35%) F#
6 3 (4.35%) PHP
7 2 (2.90%) Java
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) VCP4
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.29%) Apple
2 14 (20.29%) Sony
2 14 (20.29%) Yahoo!
2 14 (20.29%) Google
2 14 (20.29%) Facebook
2 14 (20.29%) Oracle
3 10 (14.49%) Sybase
4 5 (7.25%) Twitter
5 4 (5.80%) IBM
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