The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 89 86 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Permanent jobs citing WCF 8 23 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.66% 1.55% 2.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.20% 4.67% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 38
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
363 492 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.90% 33.22% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 246 341 410
Median salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 July 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for WCF.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (88.89%) .NET
3 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 13 (72.22%) ASP.NET
5 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
5 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
6 7 (38.89%) MVC
6 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (38.89%) Windows
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 7 (38.89%) SOAP
6 7 (38.89%) Web Services
6 7 (38.89%) REST
7 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (33.33%) Sage
7 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 6 (33.33%) TDD
7 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) Degree
8 5 (27.78%) WPF
8 5 (27.78%) XML
9 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
9 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) ArangoDB
4 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 2 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.56%) JUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Maven
5 1 (5.56%) NSubstitute
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Programmer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Programmer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Support Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Support
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) REST
3 7 (38.89%) SOAP
3 7 (38.89%) Web Services
4 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (27.78%) WPF
5 5 (27.78%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
8 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 2 (11.11%) CSS
8 2 (11.11%) HTML
9 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (5.56%) XML Schema
9 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) MVC
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Android Development
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 2 (11.11%) ITSM
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) Process Management
6 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Sage
3 2 (11.11%) Xamarin
4 1 (5.56%) MuleSoft