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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 82 80 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Permanent jobs citing WCF 13 34 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.00% 2.16% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.11% 5.61% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 26
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
418 606 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.13% 38.53% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 282 440 274
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £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 22 May 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (97.22%) C#
3 31 (86.11%) ASP.NET
4 30 (83.33%) SQL Server
5 28 (77.78%) MVC
5 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (50.00%) OO
8 17 (47.22%) TDD
9 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
10 14 (38.89%) RESTful
10 14 (38.89%) Social Media
10 14 (38.89%) BDD
10 14 (38.89%) NoSQL
10 14 (38.89%) Node.js
10 14 (38.89%) Facebook
10 14 (38.89%) Web Application Development
10 14 (38.89%) Sony
10 14 (38.89%) BBC
10 14 (38.89%) Ruby
10 14 (38.89%) Yahoo!
10 14 (38.89%) Google
10 14 (38.89%) Apple
11 12 (33.33%) SQL
11 12 (33.33%) jQuery
12 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
12 11 (30.56%) .NET Framework
13 10 (27.78%) Finance
13 10 (27.78%) Microsoft

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (38.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (38.89%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (91.67%) Developer
2 18 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (8.33%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (2.78%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (86.11%) ASP.NET
3 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (38.89%) RESTful
6 12 (33.33%) jQuery
7 11 (30.56%) .NET Framework
8 7 (19.44%) Web Services
9 6 (16.67%) HTML
9 6 (16.67%) CSS
10 5 (13.89%) NHibernate
10 5 (13.89%) Entity Framework
11 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
12 3 (8.33%) XML
12 3 (8.33%) WPF
12 3 (8.33%) Regular Expression
12 3 (8.33%) HTML5
13 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (5.56%) REST
13 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Social Media
1 14 (38.89%) BBC
2 3 (8.33%) SWIFT
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) MVC
1 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) OO
3 17 (47.22%) TDD
4 14 (38.89%) BDD
4 14 (38.89%) Web Application Development
5 6 (16.67%) Scrum
5 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (16.67%) Data Management
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.33%) CRM
8 3 (8.33%) OOD
8 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Investment Management
9 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Management
10 1 (2.78%) OOP
10 1 (2.78%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) Ruby
3 12 (33.33%) SQL
4 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) XQuery
5 3 (8.33%) XPath
6 2 (5.56%) Java
6 2 (5.56%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Facebook
1 14 (38.89%) Sony
1 14 (38.89%) Yahoo!
1 14 (38.89%) Google
1 14 (38.89%) Apple
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) Sybase
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago