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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 70 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 42 30 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.80% 2.24% 3.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.28% 6.68% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 40 25 22
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,925 £37,700 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,864 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +6.30%
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
577 449 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.47% 33.56% 36.92%
Number of salaries quoted 460 299 327
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,400 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,400
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 1 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 74 (89.16%) C#
3 65 (78.31%) ASP.NET
4 64 (77.11%) JavaScript
5 55 (66.27%) MVC
6 50 (60.24%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (56.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (53.01%) SQL Server
9 41 (49.40%) jQuery
10 40 (48.19%) .NET Framework
11 39 (46.99%) HTML
12 38 (45.78%) TDD
13 37 (44.58%) CSS
14 31 (37.35%) SQL
15 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
16 24 (28.92%) NHibernate
16 24 (28.92%) AngularJS
17 22 (26.51%) Windows
18 21 (25.30%) Team Foundation Server
19 20 (24.10%) Castle Windsor
19 20 (24.10%) Finance
20 19 (22.89%) Visual Studio
21 18 (21.69%) Software Engineering
21 18 (21.69%) WPF
22 17 (20.48%) SQL Server 2008
22 17 (20.48%) Scrum
23 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
23 16 (19.28%) Ajax
23 16 (19.28%) Twitter
24 15 (18.07%) Sass

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (16.87%) 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%) Apache
6 1 (1.20%) CMS
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.20%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (53.01%) SQL Server
2 17 (20.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (14.46%) NoSQL
4 9 (10.84%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (25.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (22.89%) Visual Studio
3 14 (16.87%) SpecFlow
4 11 (13.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (24.10%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Law
2 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.41%) Advertising
2 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (55.42%) Developer
2 23 (27.71%) Software Developer
3 20 (24.10%) Programmer
4 17 (20.48%) Analyst
4 17 (20.48%) Analyst Programmer
5 14 (16.87%) .NET Programmer
5 14 (16.87%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 13 (15.66%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (15.66%) Software Engineer
7 11 (13.25%) .NET Developer
8 6 (7.23%) C# Programmer
8 6 (7.23%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.23%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.61%) CRM Developer
9 3 (3.61%) C# Analyst Programmer
9 3 (3.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Junior
10 2 (2.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (78.31%) ASP.NET
3 47 (56.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 41 (49.40%) jQuery
5 40 (48.19%) .NET Framework
6 39 (46.99%) HTML
7 37 (44.58%) CSS
8 24 (28.92%) NHibernate
8 24 (28.92%) AngularJS
9 20 (24.10%) Castle Windsor
10 18 (21.69%) WPF
11 16 (19.28%) Ajax
12 15 (18.07%) Sass
12 15 (18.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (15.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 13 (15.66%) Silverlight
14 11 (13.25%) RESTful
14 11 (13.25%) WinForms
15 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) BBC
1 10 (12.05%) Social Media
2 6 (7.23%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.61%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.51%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.41%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (66.27%) MVC
2 50 (60.24%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (45.78%) TDD
4 18 (21.69%) Software Engineering
5 17 (20.48%) Scrum
6 15 (18.07%) Mentoring
6 15 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (15.66%) OO
8 12 (14.46%) BDD
9 11 (13.25%) Web Application Development
10 8 (9.64%) Unit Testing
11 7 (8.43%) Multithreading
12 6 (7.23%) AOP
12 6 (7.23%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (7.23%) CRM
13 5 (6.02%) Coaching
14 3 (3.61%) SOA
14 3 (3.61%) Workflow
15 2 (2.41%) Release Management
15 2 (2.41%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 74 (89.16%) C#
2 64 (77.11%) JavaScript
3 31 (37.35%) SQL
4 10 (12.05%) Ruby
5 9 (10.84%) T-SQL
6 8 (9.64%) F#
7 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.61%) Java
7 3 (3.61%) PHP
8 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.28%) Twitter
3 11 (13.25%) Facebook
3 11 (13.25%) Google
4 10 (12.05%) Sony
4 10 (12.05%) Apple
4 10 (12.05%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle
5 1 (1.20%) Sitecore
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Posted: 2 days ago
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