The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
UK / Scotland
Rank 87 130 91
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -39
Permanent jobs citing WCF 51 29 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.24% 1.00% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.61% 2.72% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 41 27 54
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
909 1067 1185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.96% 36.78% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 576 684 802
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WCF
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

WCF Salary Trend in Scotland

WCF
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

WCF Salary Histogram in Scotland

WCF
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +19 29 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Glasgow +24 11 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Renfrewshire +1 5 £45,000 +25.00%
West Lothian +1 4 £35,250 -29.50% 1
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for WCF.

1 76 (97.44%) C#
2 75 (96.15%) .NET
3 68 (87.18%) ASP.NET
4 61 (78.21%) MVC
5 58 (74.36%) SQL Server
6 53 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (55.13%) JavaScript
8 42 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 36 (46.15%) Microsoft
10 35 (44.87%) .NET Framework
11 32 (41.03%) Git (software)
12 31 (39.74%) NoSQL
13 26 (33.33%) Entity Framework
13 26 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 26 (33.33%) TDD
13 26 (33.33%) SQL
14 23 (29.49%) HTML
14 23 (29.49%) CSS
14 23 (29.49%) RESTful
14 23 (29.49%) AngularJS
15 22 (28.21%) Web Application Development
15 22 (28.21%) Node.js
15 22 (28.21%) BDD
15 22 (28.21%) Ruby
16 21 (26.92%) Code First Entity Framework
17 19 (24.36%) MS Excel
18 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
18 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
19 14 (17.95%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.56%) CMS
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (24.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.69%) GitHub
3 3 (3.85%) iPaaS
3 3 (3.85%) PaaS
4 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (74.36%) SQL Server
2 31 (39.74%) NoSQL
3 13 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (11.54%) MySQL
4 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (6.41%) ArangoDB
7 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.28%) Big Data
9 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (1.28%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.28%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 32 (41.03%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.41%) Subversion
2 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.13%) Bugzilla
3 4 (5.13%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.13%) JUnit
3 4 (5.13%) Maven
3 4 (5.13%) NSubstitute
3 4 (5.13%) Trac
4 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.56%) Moq
5 2 (2.56%) NUnit
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Games
3 6 (7.69%) Local Government
4 5 (6.41%) German Language
4 5 (6.41%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.13%) Marketing
6 3 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (92.31%) Developer
2 57 (73.08%) .NET Developer
3 25 (32.05%) Software Developer
4 21 (26.92%) C# Developer
5 19 (24.36%) .NET Software Developer
6 16 (20.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (20.51%) Senior Developer
7 12 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (8.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (8.97%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 7 (8.97%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (7.69%) Applications Developer
10 6 (7.69%) C# Application Developer
10 6 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (6.41%) .NET Applications Developer
11 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 5 (6.41%) Senior .NET Software Developer
12 4 (5.13%) .NET Web Applications Developer
12 4 (5.13%) C# VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (96.15%) .NET
2 68 (87.18%) ASP.NET
3 42 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 42 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 35 (44.87%) .NET Framework
5 26 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 26 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 23 (29.49%) AngularJS
6 23 (29.49%) CSS
6 23 (29.49%) HTML
6 23 (29.49%) RESTful
7 22 (28.21%) Node.js
8 21 (26.92%) Code First Entity Framework
9 14 (17.95%) jQuery
10 13 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (16.67%) XML
11 12 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (14.10%) Ajax
12 11 (14.10%) Web Services
13 10 (12.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Algorithms
1 6 (7.69%) Data Structures
1 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Android
1 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (78.21%) MVC
2 53 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (33.33%) TDD
4 22 (28.21%) BDD
4 22 (28.21%) Web Application Development
5 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
6 14 (17.95%) OO
7 9 (11.54%) Mobile Development
8 8 (10.26%) Web Development
9 7 (8.97%) Scrum
10 6 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (7.69%) SDLC
11 4 (5.13%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (5.13%) DSDM
11 4 (5.13%) OOP
11 4 (5.13%) Performance Optimisation
11 4 (5.13%) Refactoring
12 3 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
13 2 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 76 (97.44%) C#
2 43 (55.13%) JavaScript
3 26 (33.33%) SQL
4 22 (28.21%) Ruby
5 12 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.41%) Java
6 5 (6.41%) VB
7 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.13%) XPath
8 1 (1.28%) C
8 1 (1.28%) PHP
8 1 (1.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.28%) MCP
Vendors
1 36 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) Oracle
2 10 (12.82%) Xamarin
3 4 (5.13%) MuleSoft
4 3 (3.85%) Facebook
5 2 (2.56%) Nintex
5 2 (2.56%) Twitter
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe
6 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.28%) Telerik
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