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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 119 118 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 27 52 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.07% 1.59% 2.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.75% 4.52% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 25 40 64
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £34,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
WCF
UK

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
981 1150 1401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.79% 35.07% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 653 732 939
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow +1 13 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Edinburgh -3 8 £45,000 +20.00%
West Lothian +7 5 £40,000 +26.98% 3
Aberdeen +2 1 £39,000 -22.00%
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 68 (97.14%) .NET
2 67 (95.71%) C#
3 61 (87.14%) SQL Server
4 58 (82.86%) ASP.NET
5 53 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (61.43%) MVC
7 41 (58.57%) JavaScript
8 38 (54.29%) Microsoft
9 34 (48.57%) HTML
10 33 (47.14%) CSS
10 33 (47.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (44.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 27 (38.57%) jQuery
13 25 (35.71%) .NET Framework
14 24 (34.29%) TDD
14 24 (34.29%) MS Excel
15 20 (28.57%) Xamarin
16 19 (27.14%) Web Development
16 19 (27.14%) Git (software)
17 18 (25.71%) WPF
17 18 (25.71%) Degree
18 17 (24.29%) OO
18 17 (24.29%) SQL
18 17 (24.29%) Finance
19 15 (21.43%) Web Services
19 15 (21.43%) Computer Science
19 15 (21.43%) RESTful
19 15 (21.43%) BDD
19 15 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
20 14 (20.00%) XML

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 7 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.86%) CMS
2 2 (2.86%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (34.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.43%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (87.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (17.14%) MySQL
3 12 (17.14%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) ArangoDB
5 2 (2.86%) Big Data
5 2 (2.86%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (27.14%) Git (software)
2 14 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 12 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.71%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.29%) Selenium
5 3 (4.29%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.86%) JIRA
7 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.43%) JUnit
7 1 (1.43%) Maven
7 1 (1.43%) NSubstitute
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.86%) Automotive
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (90.00%) Developer
2 47 (67.14%) .NET Developer
3 32 (45.71%) C# Developer
4 26 (37.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (15.71%) .NET Web Developer
8 11 (15.71%) Web Developer
9 9 (12.86%) Software Developer
10 8 (11.43%) C# WCF Developer
10 8 (11.43%) C# Web Developer
10 8 (11.43%) Programmer
10 8 (11.43%) Senior Developer
10 8 (11.43%) WCF Developer
11 7 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
12 6 (8.57%) Senior .NET Developer
13 4 (5.71%) .NET Software Engineer
13 4 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
13 4 (5.71%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (97.14%) .NET
2 58 (82.86%) ASP.NET
3 34 (48.57%) HTML
4 33 (47.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (47.14%) CSS
5 31 (44.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 27 (38.57%) jQuery
7 25 (35.71%) .NET Framework
8 18 (25.71%) WPF
9 15 (21.43%) RESTful
9 15 (21.43%) Web Services
10 14 (20.00%) XML
11 13 (18.57%) Entity Framework
12 12 (17.14%) Ajax
12 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 12 (17.14%) Code First Entity Framework
12 12 (17.14%) Node.js
13 11 (15.71%) HTML5
14 8 (11.43%) CSS3
15 7 (10.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 15 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.71%) User Experience
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Android
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (61.43%) MVC
3 24 (34.29%) TDD
4 19 (27.14%) Web Development
5 17 (24.29%) OO
6 15 (21.43%) BDD
7 13 (18.57%) Mobile Development
8 12 (17.14%) Web Application Development
9 11 (15.71%) Scrum
10 10 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
12 7 (10.00%) Android Development
12 7 (10.00%) DSDM
12 7 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
13 4 (5.71%) Domain-Driven Design
13 4 (5.71%) SDLC
14 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
14 3 (4.29%) OOP
15 2 (2.86%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (95.71%) C#
2 41 (58.57%) JavaScript
3 17 (24.29%) SQL
4 14 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 12 (17.14%) Ruby
6 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.86%) XAML
8 1 (1.43%) Java
8 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) HND
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 38 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.57%) Xamarin
3 12 (17.14%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.43%) Sage
4 1 (1.43%) Telerik
4 1 (1.43%) Twitter
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