The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 91 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 20 34 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.58% 2.72% 3.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.61% 6.38% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 42
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
554 533 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 43.86% 42.61% 49.32%
Number of salaries quoted 306 332 462
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

WCF
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

WCF Salary Trend in Glasgow

WCF
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Glasgow

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (93.75%) C#
3 29 (90.63%) SQL Server
4 28 (87.50%) ASP.NET
5 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (62.50%) MVC
7 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
8 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
10 13 (40.63%) SQL
10 13 (40.63%) jQuery
11 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (34.38%) XML
12 10 (31.25%) CSS
12 10 (31.25%) HTML
12 10 (31.25%) NoSQL
13 9 (28.13%) RESTful
13 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
13 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 9 (28.13%) TDD
13 9 (28.13%) Web Services
14 8 (25.00%) Ruby
14 8 (25.00%) Finance
14 8 (25.00%) Node.js
14 8 (25.00%) Web Application Development
14 8 (25.00%) Web Development
14 8 (25.00%) BDD
14 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
15 7 (21.88%) Xamarin

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (25.00%) Node.js
2 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 5 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) InfoPath
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (90.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) NoSQL
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 24 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 9 (28.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (18.75%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (18.75%) C# WCF Developer
6 6 (18.75%) WCF Developer
6 6 (18.75%) Web Developer
7 5 (15.63%) C# Web Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Social Media Developer
8 4 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (12.50%) Programmer
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
11 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (40.63%) jQuery
5 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (34.38%) XML
6 10 (31.25%) CSS
6 10 (31.25%) HTML
7 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
7 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 9 (28.13%) RESTful
7 9 (28.13%) Web Services
8 6 (18.75%) HTML5
9 5 (15.63%) CSS3
9 5 (15.63%) WPF
10 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
10 4 (12.50%) REST
10 4 (12.50%) Silverlight
10 4 (12.50%) SOAP
11 3 (9.38%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) BBC
1 5 (15.63%) Social Media
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Android
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) MVC
3 9 (28.13%) TDD
4 8 (25.00%) BDD
4 8 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 8 (25.00%) Web Development
5 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
5 7 (21.88%) OO
6 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 5 (15.63%) DSDM
7 5 (15.63%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (12.50%) Android Development
8 4 (12.50%) Change Control
8 4 (12.50%) Facilities Management
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 4 (12.50%) ITSM
8 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 8 (25.00%) Ruby
5 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
6 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Xamarin
3 5 (15.63%) Apple
3 5 (15.63%) Facebook
3 5 (15.63%) Google
3 5 (15.63%) Sony
3 5 (15.63%) Yahoo!
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
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