The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 10 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 2.44% - 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% - 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £41,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Fife region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
11 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 26.83% 39.22% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 16
Average salary £41,500 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £34,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

WCF
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Fife region.

WCF Salary Trend in Fife

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) WPF
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) WinForms
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) DTS
4 3 (50.00%) ETL
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) Qt
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) UML
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) DTS
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) WPF
3 3 (50.00%) WinForms
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Qt
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft