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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 100 80 77
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 56 97 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.80% 2.62% 2.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.58% 6.72% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 42 74 55
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,850 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
1222 1443 1153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.32% 39.02% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 765 962 694
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 -12 36 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Edinburgh -1 14 £40,000 -5.88% 5
West Lothian +2 5 £36,250 -9.37%
Aberdeen +10 1 £44,000 +10.00%
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 134 (97.81%) .NET
2 132 (96.35%) C#
3 118 (86.13%) ASP.NET
4 112 (81.75%) SQL Server
5 93 (67.88%) MVC
6 91 (66.42%) JavaScript
7 88 (64.23%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (49.64%) HTML
9 66 (48.18%) CSS
10 61 (44.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 60 (43.80%) jQuery
12 58 (42.34%) TDD
13 54 (39.42%) .NET Framework
14 44 (32.12%) Microsoft
15 42 (30.66%) SQL
16 37 (27.01%) Web Services
16 37 (27.01%) WPF
16 37 (27.01%) SQL Server 2008
17 35 (25.55%) Relational Database
18 34 (24.82%) Degree
18 34 (24.82%) Windows
18 34 (24.82%) OO
19 33 (24.09%) Software Engineering
20 32 (23.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 30 (21.90%) Finance
22 26 (18.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 24 (17.52%) MS Excel
23 24 (17.52%) XML
23 24 (17.52%) Oracle
23 24 (17.52%) NHibernate

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 13 (9.49%) Node.js
2 9 (6.57%) IIS
3 8 (5.84%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.84%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.46%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (17.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (9.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (5.84%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (81.75%) SQL Server
2 37 (27.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (25.55%) Relational Database
4 19 (13.87%) NoSQL
5 15 (10.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (10.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (10.22%) RDBMS
7 11 (8.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (7.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (5.84%) MySQL
10 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database
10 7 (5.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.92%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.92%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.73%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 19 (13.87%) Visual Studio
1 19 (13.87%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.57%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (2.92%) NUnit
4 4 (2.92%) Selenium
5 3 (2.19%) Moq
5 3 (2.19%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.46%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (21.90%) Finance
2 5 (3.65%) Back Office
2 5 (3.65%) Marketing
3 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.19%) Advertising
4 2 (1.46%) Local Government
5 1 (0.73%) Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 116 (84.67%) Developer
2 44 (32.12%) .NET Developer
3 28 (20.44%) Senior Developer
4 24 (17.52%) Software Developer
5 23 (16.79%) C# Developer
6 10 (7.30%) Programmer
6 10 (7.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (6.57%) AWS Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.84%) Web Developer
9 7 (5.11%) CRM Developer
10 6 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.38%) .NET Web Developer
10 6 (4.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Analyst Programmer
11 5 (3.65%) Analyst
12 4 (2.92%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (2.92%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (97.81%) .NET
2 118 (86.13%) ASP.NET
3 68 (49.64%) HTML
4 66 (48.18%) CSS
5 61 (44.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 60 (43.80%) jQuery
7 54 (39.42%) .NET Framework
8 37 (27.01%) WPF
8 37 (27.01%) Web Services
9 32 (23.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 26 (18.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 24 (17.52%) NHibernate
11 24 (17.52%) XML
12 22 (16.06%) WinForms
12 22 (16.06%) HTML5
13 21 (15.33%) LINQ
14 16 (11.68%) Castle Windsor
15 15 (10.95%) Silverlight
15 15 (10.95%) XSLT
16 14 (10.22%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.87%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.41%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (9.49%) Social Media
4 13 (9.49%) BBC
5 12 (8.76%) User Experience
6 11 (8.03%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.92%) iPad
7 4 (2.92%) SWIFT
8 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.73%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (67.88%) MVC
2 88 (64.23%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (42.34%) TDD
4 34 (24.82%) OO
5 33 (24.09%) Software Engineering
6 22 (16.06%) Web Development
6 22 (16.06%) Scrum
7 21 (15.33%) Unit Testing
8 20 (14.60%) BDD
9 19 (13.87%) Dependency Injection
9 19 (13.87%) AOP
10 18 (13.14%) CRM
11 17 (12.41%) Data Management
12 15 (10.95%) Multithreading
13 13 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (9.49%) Web Application Development
13 13 (9.49%) Coaching
14 11 (8.03%) Mentoring
14 11 (8.03%) OOP
15 8 (5.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 132 (96.35%) C#
2 91 (66.42%) JavaScript
3 42 (30.66%) SQL
4 13 (9.49%) Ruby
5 7 (5.11%) F#
6 6 (4.38%) XPath
6 6 (4.38%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.38%) XQuery
7 5 (3.65%) Java
8 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.19%) PHP
8 3 (2.19%) C++
9 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (24.82%) Degree
2 11 (8.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) QA
Vendors
1 44 (32.12%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.52%) Oracle
3 13 (9.49%) Facebook
3 13 (9.49%) Apple
3 13 (9.49%) Sony
3 13 (9.49%) Yahoo!
3 13 (9.49%) Google
4 12 (8.76%) Sybase
5 4 (2.92%) IBM
6 3 (2.19%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.46%) Twitter
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