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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 100 100 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 -40
Permanent jobs citing WCF 73 57 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.02% 1.88% 3.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 5.19% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 64 47 68
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,900 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1387 1099 1219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.31% 36.18% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 932 757 831
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -2 40 £40,000 - 6
Glasgow +2 29 £41,250 +3.12% 4
West Lothian - 4 £41,250 - 2
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 165 (99.40%) .NET
2 149 (89.76%) C#
3 124 (74.70%) ASP.NET
4 105 (63.25%) JavaScript
5 103 (62.05%) MVC
6 102 (61.45%) SQL Server
7 92 (55.42%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (45.18%) HTML
9 73 (43.98%) .NET Framework
10 71 (42.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 69 (41.57%) jQuery
12 68 (40.96%) SQL
13 63 (37.95%) CSS
14 62 (37.35%) TDD
15 57 (34.34%) Microsoft
16 56 (33.73%) Windows
17 42 (25.30%) WPF
18 38 (22.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 37 (22.29%) Visual Studio
20 36 (21.69%) Software Engineering
21 34 (20.48%) SQL Server 2008
21 34 (20.48%) Team Foundation Server
22 33 (19.88%) NHibernate
23 31 (18.67%) Scrum
24 29 (17.47%) WinForms
24 29 (17.47%) Relational Database
25 27 (16.27%) Silverlight
25 27 (16.27%) LINQ
26 26 (15.66%) XML
27 25 (15.06%) OO

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (12.65%) Node.js
2 12 (7.23%) NServiceBus
3 11 (6.63%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (6.02%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.22%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (3.61%) IIS
7 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.20%) Apache
8 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.60%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.60%) CMS
9 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (15.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) Intranet
1 1 (0.60%) Internet
1 1 (0.60%) X.509
1 1 (0.60%) Firewall
1 1 (0.60%) SSL
1 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (61.45%) SQL Server
2 34 (20.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (17.47%) Relational Database
4 22 (13.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (10.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (8.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (7.83%) NoSQL
8 7 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.81%) DTS
10 3 (1.81%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.20%) MySQL
11 2 (1.20%) Big Data
12 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.60%) QlikView
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 37 (22.29%) Visual Studio
2 34 (20.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (10.24%) Git (software)
4 12 (7.23%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.41%) Moq
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.20%) NUnit
6 2 (1.20%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.20%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (14.46%) Finance
2 11 (6.63%) Games
3 7 (4.22%) Retail
4 4 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.81%) Banking
5 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.81%) Advertising
6 2 (1.20%) Law
6 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Front Office
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 112 (67.47%) Developer
2 47 (28.31%) .NET Developer
3 37 (22.29%) Software Developer
4 26 (15.66%) Software Engineer
5 24 (14.46%) C# Developer
6 23 (13.86%) Senior Software Engineer
7 22 (13.25%) Senior Developer
8 20 (12.05%) Programmer
9 15 (9.04%) Analyst Programmer
9 15 (9.04%) Analyst
10 12 (7.23%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (7.23%) .NET Programmer
10 12 (7.23%) .NET Analyst Programmer
11 9 (5.42%) Senior Software Developer
11 9 (5.42%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (4.22%) C# Programmer
12 7 (4.22%) Senior C# Developer
13 6 (3.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 4 (2.41%) SQL Developer
14 4 (2.41%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (99.40%) .NET
2 124 (74.70%) ASP.NET
3 75 (45.18%) HTML
4 73 (43.98%) .NET Framework
5 71 (42.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 69 (41.57%) jQuery
7 63 (37.95%) CSS
8 42 (25.30%) WPF
9 38 (22.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 33 (19.88%) NHibernate
11 29 (17.47%) WinForms
12 27 (16.27%) Silverlight
12 27 (16.27%) LINQ
13 26 (15.66%) XML
14 24 (14.46%) Ajax
14 24 (14.46%) HTML5
14 24 (14.46%) AngularJS
15 22 (13.25%) Castle Windsor
16 18 (10.84%) Web Services
17 16 (9.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.63%) iPhone
1 11 (6.63%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.02%) BBC
2 10 (6.02%) Social Media
3 8 (4.82%) N-Tier
3 8 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.81%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.81%) EPoS
6 2 (1.20%) GIS
6 2 (1.20%) NHS
6 2 (1.20%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.20%) User Experience
7 1 (0.60%) Derivative
7 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.60%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 56 (33.73%) Windows
2 13 (7.83%) Android
3 4 (2.41%) UNIX
4 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.20%) Linux
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (62.05%) MVC
2 92 (55.42%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (37.35%) TDD
4 36 (21.69%) Software Engineering
5 31 (18.67%) Scrum
6 25 (15.06%) OO
7 22 (13.25%) Web Application Development
8 21 (12.65%) Dependency Injection
9 18 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (10.84%) Mentoring
10 17 (10.24%) Unit Testing
11 16 (9.64%) BDD
12 12 (7.23%) OOD
13 11 (6.63%) Domain-Driven Design
14 10 (6.02%) AOP
15 9 (5.42%) Data Management
15 9 (5.42%) Multithreading
15 9 (5.42%) CRM
15 9 (5.42%) Workflow
16 8 (4.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 149 (89.76%) C#
2 105 (63.25%) JavaScript
3 68 (40.96%) SQL
4 24 (14.46%) T-SQL
5 10 (6.02%) Ruby
6 9 (5.42%) F#
7 7 (4.22%) VBScript
8 5 (3.01%) C++
8 5 (3.01%) Java
8 5 (3.01%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.81%) XPath
9 3 (1.81%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.81%) XQuery
10 2 (1.20%) PHP
10 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.60%) R
11 1 (0.60%) C
11 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (13.25%) Degree
2 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.60%) OCP
3 1 (0.60%) OCA
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.83%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (0.60%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 57 (34.34%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.25%) Google
3 15 (9.04%) Twitter
3 15 (9.04%) Oracle
4 11 (6.63%) Facebook
5 10 (6.02%) Apple
5 10 (6.02%) Sony
5 10 (6.02%) Yahoo!
6 4 (2.41%) Sybase
7 2 (1.20%) ESRI
8 1 (0.60%) Vertica
8 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.60%) Informatica
8 1 (0.60%) SAP
8 1 (0.60%) Business Objects
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Livingston
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago