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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 118 117 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -34
Permanent jobs citing WCF 36 39 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 1.28% 2.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.48% 3.58% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 78
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
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
1033 1089 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.33% 35.86% 38.49%
Number of salaries quoted 571 682 1063
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -3 28 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Edinburgh -8 6 £28,000 -30.00%
Aberdeen +11 1 £40,000 +19.40%
Fife - 1 - -
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 61 (98.39%) .NET
2 60 (96.77%) C#
3 52 (83.87%) SQL Server
4 49 (79.03%) ASP.NET
5 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (54.84%) MVC
7 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
8 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
9 25 (40.32%) SQL
9 25 (40.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (38.71%) .NET Framework
11 22 (35.48%) HTML
11 22 (35.48%) CSS
12 20 (32.26%) XML
13 19 (30.65%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (29.03%) Web Services
14 18 (29.03%) Degree
14 18 (29.03%) jQuery
15 17 (27.42%) MS Excel
16 16 (25.81%) Entity Framework
17 15 (24.19%) VB.NET
17 15 (24.19%) Team Foundation Server
18 14 (22.58%) Finance
19 13 (20.97%) Computer Science
19 13 (20.97%) Web Development
19 13 (20.97%) Xamarin
20 12 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
20 12 (19.35%) NoSQL
20 12 (19.35%) REST
20 12 (19.35%) TDD

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 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
2 10 (16.13%) Node.js
3 8 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (8.06%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (27.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) InfoPath
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (83.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.35%) NoSQL
3 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (12.90%) MySQL
5 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.84%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) JUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Maven
5 1 (1.61%) MSTest
5 1 (1.61%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.61%) NUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (77.42%) Developer
2 43 (69.35%) .NET Developer
3 22 (35.48%) C# Developer
4 20 (32.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 11 (17.74%) .NET Web Developer
6 11 (17.74%) Web Developer
7 9 (14.52%) C# WCF Developer
7 9 (14.52%) WCF Developer
8 8 (12.90%) .NET Programmer
8 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (12.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (12.90%) C# Web Developer
8 8 (12.90%) Programmer
9 7 (11.29%) Applications Support
10 6 (9.68%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Applications Developer
11 3 (4.84%) C# Application Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (98.39%) .NET
2 49 (79.03%) ASP.NET
3 25 (40.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (38.71%) .NET Framework
5 22 (35.48%) CSS
5 22 (35.48%) HTML
6 20 (32.26%) XML
7 19 (30.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (29.03%) jQuery
8 18 (29.03%) Web Services
9 16 (25.81%) Entity Framework
10 12 (19.35%) REST
11 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 11 (17.74%) RESTful
11 11 (17.74%) SOAP
12 10 (16.13%) HTML5
12 10 (16.13%) WPF
13 9 (14.52%) CSS3
14 8 (12.90%) Ajax
14 8 (12.90%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Computer Science
2 12 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) BBC
4 2 (3.23%) Social Media
5 1 (1.61%) iPad
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.06%) Android
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (54.84%) MVC
3 13 (20.97%) Web Development
4 12 (19.35%) Scrum
4 12 (19.35%) TDD
5 10 (16.13%) BDD
5 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
5 10 (16.13%) OO
5 10 (16.13%) Software Engineering
5 10 (16.13%) Web Application Development
6 8 (12.90%) DSDM
6 8 (12.90%) Extreme Programming
7 7 (11.29%) Mobile Development
8 6 (9.68%) ITSM
8 6 (9.68%) SDLC
8 6 (9.68%) Service Management
9 5 (8.06%) Android Development
10 4 (6.45%) Change Control
10 4 (6.45%) ITIL
10 4 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (96.77%) C#
2 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 25 (40.32%) SQL
4 15 (24.19%) VB.NET
5 10 (16.13%) Ruby
6 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.61%) Java
9 1 (1.61%) PHP
9 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.97%) Xamarin
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle
4 6 (9.68%) Sage
5 2 (3.23%) Apple
5 2 (3.23%) Facebook
5 2 (3.23%) Google
5 2 (3.23%) Sony
5 2 (3.23%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.61%) MuleSoft
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