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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 97 73 73
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 69 93 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.01% 2.93% 2.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.16% 7.60% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 58 67 60
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1338 1224 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.94% 38.58% 36.42%
Number of salaries quoted 899 810 797
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -19 38 £40,000 - 5
Glasgow -12 22 £40,000 - 6
West Lothian +3 5 £37,500 +25.00% 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Dundee +16 1 - -
Aberdeen -1 1 £33,000 -17.50% 1
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 156 (100.00%) .NET
2 146 (93.59%) C#
3 124 (79.49%) ASP.NET
4 103 (66.03%) SQL Server
4 103 (66.03%) JavaScript
5 100 (64.10%) MVC
6 88 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (50.64%) .NET Framework
8 71 (45.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 71 (45.51%) HTML
9 66 (42.31%) jQuery
10 64 (41.03%) TDD
11 62 (39.74%) Microsoft
12 61 (39.10%) CSS
13 60 (38.46%) SQL
14 58 (37.18%) Windows
15 43 (27.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 40 (25.64%) NHibernate
17 39 (25.00%) Visual Studio
18 36 (23.08%) WPF
19 35 (22.44%) SQL Server 2008
19 35 (22.44%) Team Foundation Server
19 35 (22.44%) Relational Database
20 34 (21.79%) Scrum
21 33 (21.15%) Software Engineering
22 29 (18.59%) XML
22 29 (18.59%) MS Excel
23 28 (17.95%) Finance
23 28 (17.95%) Castle Windsor
24 25 (16.03%) AngularJS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 19 (12.18%) Node.js
2 15 (9.62%) NServiceBus
3 12 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (7.05%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.85%) IIS
6 5 (3.21%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.28%) Apache
8 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.64%) CMS
8 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.64%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 29 (18.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.64%) DNS
1 1 (0.64%) SSL
1 1 (0.64%) Intranet
1 1 (0.64%) Internet
1 1 (0.64%) X.509
1 1 (0.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (66.03%) SQL Server
2 35 (22.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 35 (22.44%) Relational Database
3 18 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (8.33%) NoSQL
7 11 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (4.49%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.85%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.28%) Big Data
10 2 (1.28%) MySQL
11 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.64%) QlikView
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 39 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 35 (22.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (10.26%) Git (software)
4 15 (9.62%) SpecFlow
5 7 (4.49%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.56%) Moq
7 2 (1.28%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.28%) NUnit
7 2 (1.28%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.64%) Mercurial
General
1 28 (17.95%) Finance
2 9 (5.77%) Games
3 6 (3.85%) Retail
4 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.92%) Advertising
6 2 (1.28%) Law
6 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.64%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 105 (67.31%) Developer
2 42 (26.92%) .NET Developer
3 35 (22.44%) Software Developer
4 22 (14.10%) Senior Developer
4 22 (14.10%) Programmer
5 21 (13.46%) Software Engineer
6 19 (12.18%) Senior Software Engineer
7 18 (11.54%) Analyst
7 18 (11.54%) Analyst Programmer
8 16 (10.26%) C# Developer
9 15 (9.62%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 15 (9.62%) .NET Programmer
10 7 (4.49%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (4.49%) Senior Software Developer
11 6 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
12 5 (3.21%) Senior C# Developer
13 4 (2.56%) Development Manager
13 4 (2.56%) C# Programmer
13 4 (2.56%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (100.00%) .NET
2 124 (79.49%) ASP.NET
3 79 (50.64%) .NET Framework
4 71 (45.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 71 (45.51%) HTML
5 66 (42.31%) jQuery
6 61 (39.10%) CSS
7 43 (27.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 40 (25.64%) NHibernate
9 36 (23.08%) WPF
10 29 (18.59%) XML
11 28 (17.95%) Castle Windsor
12 25 (16.03%) Silverlight
12 25 (16.03%) AngularJS
13 23 (14.74%) Web Services
13 23 (14.74%) WinForms
14 22 (14.10%) HTML5
15 21 (13.46%) LINQ
15 21 (13.46%) Ajax
16 18 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.05%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.41%) Social Media
2 10 (6.41%) BBC
3 9 (5.77%) iPhone
4 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.21%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.92%) EPoS
5 3 (1.92%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.28%) User Experience
6 2 (1.28%) NHS
6 2 (1.28%) GIS
6 2 (1.28%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 58 (37.18%) Windows
2 11 (7.05%) Android
3 3 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.64%) Linux
5 1 (0.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (64.10%) MVC
2 88 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (41.03%) TDD
4 34 (21.79%) Scrum
5 33 (21.15%) Software Engineering
6 24 (15.38%) OO
7 22 (14.10%) Dependency Injection
8 20 (12.82%) Web Application Development
8 20 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (10.26%) BDD
10 15 (9.62%) Mentoring
11 14 (8.97%) Unit Testing
12 13 (8.33%) AOP
13 12 (7.69%) OOD
14 10 (6.41%) CRM
15 9 (5.77%) Domain-Driven Design
16 8 (5.13%) Workflow
16 8 (5.13%) Data Management
17 7 (4.49%) E-Commerce
17 7 (4.49%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 146 (93.59%) C#
2 103 (66.03%) JavaScript
3 60 (38.46%) SQL
4 19 (12.18%) T-SQL
5 10 (6.41%) Ruby
6 8 (5.13%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.85%) F#
7 6 (3.85%) VBScript
8 4 (2.56%) XQuery
8 4 (2.56%) XPath
9 3 (1.92%) PHP
9 3 (1.92%) C++
10 2 (1.28%) Java
10 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.64%) VB
11 1 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (14.10%) Degree
2 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.64%) OCP
3 1 (0.64%) OCA
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (0.64%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 62 (39.74%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.82%) Google
3 19 (12.18%) Oracle
4 18 (11.54%) Twitter
5 11 (7.05%) Facebook
6 10 (6.41%) Yahoo!
6 10 (6.41%) Apple
6 10 (6.41%) Sony
7 4 (2.56%) Sybase
8 2 (1.28%) ESRI
9 1 (0.64%) Informatica
9 1 (0.64%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.64%) SAP
9 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.64%) Vertica
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago