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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 77 77 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 82 94 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.67% 2.87% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.79% 6.89% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 70 70 78
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1207 1364 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.24% 41.70% 37.16%
Number of salaries quoted 880 871 799
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Edinburgh +10 44 £40,000 - 4
Glasgow 0 32 £40,000 - 1
West Lothian +4 4 £41,250 +17.85% 1
Aberdeen +1 2 £36,000 -4.00% 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 154 (98.72%) C#
1 154 (98.72%) .NET
2 136 (87.18%) ASP.NET
3 124 (79.49%) SQL Server
4 102 (65.38%) JavaScript
5 95 (60.90%) MVC
6 91 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (44.87%) TDD
7 70 (44.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 69 (44.23%) CSS
9 68 (43.59%) HTML
9 68 (43.59%) jQuery
10 66 (42.31%) .NET Framework
11 65 (41.67%) Microsoft
12 52 (33.33%) SQL
12 52 (33.33%) Windows
13 46 (29.49%) SQL Server 2008
14 42 (26.92%) OO
15 41 (26.28%) MS Excel
16 39 (25.00%) NHibernate
17 38 (24.36%) Finance
18 37 (23.72%) WPF
19 36 (23.08%) Relational Database
20 35 (22.44%) Scrum
21 34 (21.79%) Web Services
22 32 (20.51%) Degree
22 32 (20.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 30 (19.23%) Visual Studio
24 27 (17.31%) Oracle
25 26 (16.67%) Software Engineering

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (13.46%) Node.js
2 14 (8.97%) IIS
3 13 (8.33%) NServiceBus
4 12 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.21%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.28%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.64%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.64%) Apache
7 1 (0.64%) CMS
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 41 (26.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (5.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (79.49%) SQL Server
2 46 (29.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 22 (14.10%) NoSQL
5 18 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (7.05%) RDBMS
8 10 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (4.49%) Oracle Database
11 5 (3.21%) MongoDB
11 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (2.56%) MySQL
12 4 (2.56%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.28%) Big Data
14 1 (0.64%) SSDT
14 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 26 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (14.10%) Git (software)
4 13 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 8 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (4.49%) Moq
7 6 (3.85%) NUnit
8 2 (1.28%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.28%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.64%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (24.36%) Finance
2 6 (3.85%) Retail
3 5 (3.21%) Games
3 5 (3.21%) Back Office
3 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.21%) Marketing
4 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.28%) Law
4 2 (1.28%) Advertising
5 1 (0.64%) Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 119 (76.28%) Developer
2 43 (27.56%) .NET Developer
3 26 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 26 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 21 (13.46%) Programmer
4 21 (13.46%) C# Developer
5 17 (10.90%) Analyst Programmer
5 17 (10.90%) Analyst
6 13 (8.33%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 13 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
7 10 (6.41%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (4.49%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) CRM Developer
10 5 (3.21%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.21%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (2.56%) C# Analyst Programmer
11 4 (2.56%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (98.72%) .NET
2 136 (87.18%) ASP.NET
3 70 (44.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 69 (44.23%) CSS
5 68 (43.59%) HTML
5 68 (43.59%) jQuery
6 66 (42.31%) .NET Framework
7 39 (25.00%) NHibernate
8 37 (23.72%) WPF
9 34 (21.79%) Web Services
10 32 (20.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 26 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
11 26 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 23 (14.74%) Silverlight
12 23 (14.74%) XML
12 23 (14.74%) WinForms
13 22 (14.10%) LINQ
13 22 (14.10%) HTML5
14 19 (12.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 17 (10.90%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.26%) BBC
1 16 (10.26%) Social Media
2 15 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.13%) N-Tier
4 8 (5.13%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.85%) User Experience
7 5 (3.21%) iPhone
8 4 (2.56%) iPad
8 4 (2.56%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.28%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.28%) NHS
10 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.64%) EPoS
10 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 52 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (4.49%) Android
3 3 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (60.90%) MVC
2 91 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (44.87%) TDD
4 42 (26.92%) OO
5 35 (22.44%) Scrum
6 26 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 25 (16.03%) BDD
8 24 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (13.46%) Web Application Development
10 18 (11.54%) Unit Testing
10 18 (11.54%) Dependency Injection
11 17 (10.90%) CRM
12 14 (8.97%) OOD
12 14 (8.97%) Web Development
13 13 (8.33%) AOP
13 13 (8.33%) Data Management
13 13 (8.33%) OOP
14 12 (7.69%) Mentoring
15 10 (6.41%) Coaching
15 10 (6.41%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 154 (98.72%) C#
2 102 (65.38%) JavaScript
3 52 (33.33%) SQL
4 16 (10.26%) Ruby
5 12 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 9 (5.77%) XQuery
6 9 (5.77%) XPath
6 9 (5.77%) F#
7 7 (4.49%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.56%) PHP
9 3 (1.92%) VBScript
10 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.28%) C++
10 2 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (20.51%) Degree
2 13 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 65 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (17.31%) Oracle
3 22 (14.10%) Google
4 17 (10.90%) Facebook
5 16 (10.26%) Twitter
5 16 (10.26%) Sybase
5 16 (10.26%) Apple
5 16 (10.26%) Sony
5 16 (10.26%) Yahoo!
6 4 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Livingston
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago