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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
UK / Scotland
Rank 89 132 78
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -54
Permanent jobs citing WCF 41 24 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.83% 0.82% 2.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.75% 2.22% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 69
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,250 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,350 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
864 1083 1172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.64% 37.10% 38.67%
Number of salaries quoted 532 699 851
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +17 21 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Glasgow +23 10 £40,000 - 1
Renfrewshire +1 5 £45,000 +25.00%
Aberdeen +3 2 £37,500 -25.00%
Midlothian - 1 £32,500 -
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 (95.31%) C#
1 61 (95.31%) .NET
2 55 (85.94%) ASP.NET
3 48 (75.00%) MVC
4 41 (64.06%) SQL Server
4 41 (64.06%) JavaScript
5 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (51.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 30 (46.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 24 (37.50%) Git (software)
10 22 (34.38%) SQL
10 22 (34.38%) HTML
11 21 (32.81%) CSS
11 21 (32.81%) NoSQL
12 20 (31.25%) .NET Framework
12 20 (31.25%) AngularJS
13 18 (28.13%) MS Excel
14 17 (26.56%) TDD
15 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 15 (23.44%) Software Engineering
17 14 (21.88%) RESTful
17 14 (21.88%) OO
17 14 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 13 (20.31%) SQL Server 2014
18 13 (20.31%) VB.NET
18 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
19 12 (18.75%) jQuery
19 12 (18.75%) BDD
19 12 (18.75%) Node.js

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 3 (4.69%) CMS
2 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.38%) GitHub
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (64.06%) SQL Server
2 21 (32.81%) NoSQL
3 13 (20.31%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (14.06%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (14.06%) MySQL
5 6 (9.38%) ArangoDB
6 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.56%) Big Data
8 1 (1.56%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (1.56%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (1.56%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 24 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.81%) Subversion
3 4 (6.25%) Bugzilla
3 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.25%) Trac
3 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (17.19%) Games
2 7 (10.94%) Finance
3 5 (7.81%) German Language
3 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.25%) Local Government
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (93.75%) Developer
2 49 (76.56%) .NET Developer
3 19 (29.69%) Software Developer
4 16 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 16 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 14 (21.88%) .NET Software Developer
6 13 (20.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (20.31%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Applications Developer
8 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.38%) C# Application Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (7.81%) .NET Applications Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 4 (6.25%) .NET Web Applications Developer
10 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
10 4 (6.25%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 4 (6.25%) C# Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (95.31%) .NET
2 55 (85.94%) ASP.NET
3 33 (51.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (46.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (34.38%) HTML
6 21 (32.81%) CSS
7 20 (31.25%) .NET Framework
7 20 (31.25%) AngularJS
8 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 14 (21.88%) RESTful
9 14 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (18.75%) Entity Framework
10 12 (18.75%) jQuery
10 12 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (18.75%) Node.js
11 11 (17.19%) Code First Entity Framework
12 10 (15.63%) Ajax
13 8 (12.50%) WPF
13 8 (12.50%) XML
14 6 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Algorithms
1 7 (10.94%) Data Structures
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) W3C
4 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Android
1 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (75.00%) MVC
2 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.56%) TDD
4 15 (23.44%) Software Engineering
5 14 (21.88%) OO
6 12 (18.75%) BDD
6 12 (18.75%) Web Application Development
7 11 (17.19%) Web Development
8 9 (14.06%) Mobile Development
9 7 (10.94%) Scrum
10 4 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (6.25%) OOP
10 4 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (6.25%) Refactoring
11 3 (4.69%) SDLC
12 2 (3.13%) Android Development
12 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (3.13%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (95.31%) C#
2 41 (64.06%) JavaScript
3 22 (34.38%) SQL
4 13 (20.31%) VB.NET
5 12 (18.75%) Ruby
6 5 (7.81%) VB
7 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.56%) C
8 1 (1.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.56%) MCP
Vendors
1 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle
2 10 (15.63%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.69%) Twitter
4 2 (3.13%) Telerik
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe
5 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.56%) Nintex
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