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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 91 87 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -36
Permanent jobs citing WCF 15 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.09% 1.49% 3.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.91% 4.06% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 23
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £36,750 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
516 567 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.45% 36.84% 35.82%
Number of salaries quoted 339 386 267
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £49,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 56 (98.25%) C#
3 49 (85.96%) SQL Server
4 48 (84.21%) ASP.NET
5 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (45.61%) MVC
6 26 (45.61%) OO
7 25 (43.86%) SQL
8 24 (42.11%) jQuery
9 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
9 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
10 19 (33.33%) TDD
10 19 (33.33%) Finance
11 18 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (26.32%) NoSQL
12 15 (26.32%) BDD
12 15 (26.32%) HTML
13 14 (24.56%) CSS
13 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
13 14 (24.56%) .NET Framework
14 13 (22.81%) Dynamics CRM
14 13 (22.81%) Ruby
14 13 (22.81%) Yahoo!
14 13 (22.81%) Google
14 13 (22.81%) Node.js
14 13 (22.81%) Social Media
14 13 (22.81%) Git (software)
14 13 (22.81%) RESTful
14 13 (22.81%) CRM

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 13 (22.81%) Node.js
2 6 (10.53%) IIS
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (14.04%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (85.96%) SQL Server
2 18 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (26.32%) NoSQL
4 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
5 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.51%) MySQL
7 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.51%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.75%) NUnit
4 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Back Office
2 5 (8.77%) Marketing
3 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (91.23%) Developer
2 24 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 13 (22.81%) C# Developer
4 7 (12.28%) CRM Developer
4 7 (12.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) AWS Developer
7 3 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.51%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.51%) Programmer
8 2 (3.51%) Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (3.51%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (84.21%) ASP.NET
3 24 (42.11%) jQuery
4 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (26.32%) HTML
6 14 (24.56%) .NET Framework
6 14 (24.56%) CSS
7 13 (22.81%) RESTful
7 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (21.05%) WPF
8 12 (21.05%) Web Services
9 10 (17.54%) Silverlight
10 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
11 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (12.28%) HTML5
12 6 (10.53%) LINQ
12 6 (10.53%) NHibernate
12 6 (10.53%) LAMP
13 5 (8.77%) XML
14 4 (7.02%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) BBC
1 13 (22.81%) Social Media
2 5 (8.77%) User Experience
3 4 (7.02%) SWIFT
3 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.51%) iPad
6 1 (1.75%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) MVC
2 26 (45.61%) OO
3 19 (33.33%) TDD
4 15 (26.32%) BDD
5 13 (22.81%) Web Application Development
5 13 (22.81%) Data Management
5 13 (22.81%) CRM
6 9 (15.79%) Scrum
7 8 (14.04%) Asset Management
7 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
7 8 (14.04%) Investment Management
7 8 (14.04%) Enterprise Data Management
7 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
9 6 (10.53%) Web Development
10 5 (8.77%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (8.77%) OOD
10 5 (8.77%) B2B
10 5 (8.77%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 56 (98.25%) C#
2 25 (43.86%) SQL
3 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.81%) Ruby
5 4 (7.02%) XPath
5 4 (7.02%) XQuery
6 2 (3.51%) F#
6 2 (3.51%) PHP
6 2 (3.51%) Java
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.81%) Apple
2 13 (22.81%) Sony
2 13 (22.81%) Yahoo!
2 13 (22.81%) Google
2 13 (22.81%) Facebook
2 13 (22.81%) Oracle
3 10 (17.54%) Sybase
4 4 (7.02%) IBM
5 2 (3.51%) Twitter
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