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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 83 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 23 43 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.55% 2.90% 2.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.67% 7.43% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 38 28
Average salary £40,000 £40,250 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
492 579 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.15% 39.02% 37.71%
Number of salaries quoted 336 404 306
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (91.67%) C#
3 32 (88.89%) MVC
4 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (72.22%) SQL Server
4 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET
5 22 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (44.44%) NoSQL
7 16 (44.44%) TDD
8 13 (36.11%) jQuery
9 12 (33.33%) RESTful
9 12 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 12 (33.33%) OO
10 11 (30.56%) Apple
10 11 (30.56%) Sony
10 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
10 11 (30.56%) Ruby
10 11 (30.56%) Yahoo!
10 11 (30.56%) Google
10 11 (30.56%) BBC
10 11 (30.56%) Social Media
10 11 (30.56%) BDD
10 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
10 11 (30.56%) Node.js
10 11 (30.56%) Facebook
10 11 (30.56%) Web Application Development
11 10 (27.78%) Web Services
12 8 (22.22%) SQL
12 8 (22.22%) Microsoft

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (30.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 16 (44.44%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Billing
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (88.89%) Developer
2 19 (52.78%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 22 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (36.11%) jQuery
6 12 (33.33%) RESTful
6 12 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 10 (27.78%) Web Services
8 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
9 6 (16.67%) Entity Framework
9 6 (16.67%) CSS
9 6 (16.67%) HTML
10 5 (13.89%) LINQ
10 5 (13.89%) WinForms
10 5 (13.89%) NHibernate
11 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (5.56%) Dapper ORM
13 2 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) BBC
1 11 (30.56%) Social Media
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) MVC
2 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (44.44%) TDD
4 12 (33.33%) OO
5 11 (30.56%) BDD
5 11 (30.56%) Web Application Development
6 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
7 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.89%) Scrum
8 5 (13.89%) Microservices
8 5 (13.89%) SDLC
9 4 (11.11%) Cyber Security
9 4 (11.11%) Release Management
9 4 (11.11%) OWASP
10 2 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (5.56%) Web Design
10 2 (5.56%) CRM
10 2 (5.56%) DNA
11 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
2 11 (30.56%) Ruby
3 8 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Apple
1 11 (30.56%) Sony
1 11 (30.56%) Yahoo!
1 11 (30.56%) Google
1 11 (30.56%) Facebook
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
Edinburgh
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago