The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 132 78 83
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 25 87 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 2.81% 2.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.29% 7.35% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 23 68 64
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1090 1183 1363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.77% 38.17% 41.48%
Number of salaries quoted 710 831 883
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 £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Scotland

WCF
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -41 13 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh -22 8 £40,000 - 1
Aberdeen +18 2 £50,000 +20.48%
Dundee - 1 £35,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £36,000 -
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 60 (98.36%) .NET
2 56 (91.80%) C#
3 54 (88.52%) SQL Server
4 51 (83.61%) ASP.NET
5 42 (68.85%) MVC
6 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (57.38%) Microsoft
8 26 (42.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (42.62%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
10 24 (39.34%) OO
10 24 (39.34%) .NET Framework
11 21 (34.43%) Degree
12 19 (31.15%) TDD
13 18 (29.51%) jQuery
13 18 (29.51%) Web Services
13 18 (29.51%) SQL
13 18 (29.51%) SQL Server 2014
14 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 17 (27.87%) HTML
14 17 (27.87%) CSS
14 17 (27.87%) RESTful
14 17 (27.87%) Git (software)
15 16 (26.23%) Social Media
15 16 (26.23%) BDD
15 16 (26.23%) NoSQL
15 16 (26.23%) Node.js
15 16 (26.23%) Ruby
15 16 (26.23%) WPF
15 16 (26.23%) Yahoo!

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (26.23%) Node.js
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.92%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (22.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) InfoPath
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.92%) SaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (88.52%) SQL Server
2 18 (29.51%) SQL Server 2014
3 16 (26.23%) NoSQL
4 7 (11.48%) MySQL
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (18.03%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) MSTest
4 1 (1.64%) NUnit
4 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (88.52%) Developer
2 48 (78.69%) .NET Developer
3 16 (26.23%) Social Media Developer
4 12 (19.67%) C# Developer
5 9 (14.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (11.48%) .NET Programmer
6 7 (11.48%) Programmer
6 7 (11.48%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.20%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.56%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (4.92%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (98.36%) .NET
2 51 (83.61%) ASP.NET
3 26 (42.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (42.62%) ASP.NET Web API
4 24 (39.34%) .NET Framework
5 18 (29.51%) jQuery
5 18 (29.51%) Web Services
6 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 17 (27.87%) CSS
6 17 (27.87%) HTML
6 17 (27.87%) RESTful
7 16 (26.23%) WPF
8 12 (19.67%) Entity Framework
9 11 (18.03%) Ajax
10 8 (13.11%) Silverlight
11 7 (11.48%) AngularJS
11 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (11.48%) REST
11 7 (11.48%) XML
12 6 (9.84%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) BBC
1 16 (26.23%) Social Media
2 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) Cryptography
3 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) iPad
5 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Android
1 7 (11.48%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (68.85%) MVC
2 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (39.34%) OO
4 19 (31.15%) TDD
5 16 (26.23%) BDD
5 16 (26.23%) Web Application Development
6 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.48%) Android Development
8 6 (9.84%) Mobile Development
8 6 (9.84%) Scrum
8 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.20%) SDLC
10 3 (4.92%) Defect Tracking
10 3 (4.92%) Process Management
10 3 (4.92%) Resource Management
11 2 (3.28%) Facilities Management
11 2 (3.28%) ITSM
11 2 (3.28%) Problem Management
11 2 (3.28%) Service Management
11 2 (3.28%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (91.80%) C#
2 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
3 18 (29.51%) SQL
4 16 (26.23%) Ruby
5 11 (18.03%) VB.NET
6 7 (11.48%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.56%) PHP
7 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.92%) Java
9 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (34.43%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (57.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (26.23%) Apple
2 16 (26.23%) Facebook
2 16 (26.23%) Google
2 16 (26.23%) Sony
2 16 (26.23%) Yahoo!
3 15 (24.59%) Xamarin
4 7 (11.48%) Oracle
Highlands & Islands
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh
Oho Group
Salary: £30k - 60k per year
Posted: 26 days ago