The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 79 77 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Permanent jobs citing WCF 102 88 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.50% 2.78% 3.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.61% 6.93% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 80 61 91
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1544 1269 1230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.80% 40.09% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 752 1007
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +9 61 £46,000 +2.22% 6
Edinburgh -30 30 £42,500 +30.76% 6
Fife +2 6 £32,500 -7.14%
Aberdeen -7 2 £40,000 +11.11%
Dundee - 1 £37,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £34,000 - 2
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 160 (89.89%) .NET
2 144 (80.90%) C#
3 120 (67.42%) ASP.NET
4 100 (56.18%) SQL Server
5 95 (53.37%) MVC
6 88 (49.44%) SQL
6 88 (49.44%) JavaScript
7 78 (43.82%) HTML
8 71 (39.89%) jQuery
9 66 (37.08%) WPF
10 64 (35.96%) CSS
11 62 (34.83%) Windows
11 62 (34.83%) LINQ
12 61 (34.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 57 (32.02%) .NET Framework
14 56 (31.46%) Microsoft
15 49 (27.53%) Unit Testing
16 47 (26.40%) WinForms
17 33 (18.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 32 (17.98%) TDD
19 31 (17.42%) Ajax
20 27 (15.17%) Team Foundation Server
20 27 (15.17%) Shell Script
20 27 (15.17%) UNIX
21 26 (14.61%) Software Engineering
22 25 (14.04%) SharePoint
23 24 (13.48%) VB.NET
23 24 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
23 24 (13.48%) SQL Server 2012
24 22 (12.36%) SQL Server Integration Services

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 25 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 17 (9.55%) IIS
3 8 (4.49%) Node.js
4 5 (2.81%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.69%) DNN
6 3 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.12%) Lync
7 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (6.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.49%) SaaS
2 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.06%) Intranet
2 7 (3.93%) SSL
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) Wireless
3 1 (0.56%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (56.18%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (12.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (12.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (10.11%) Relational Database
5 16 (8.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (8.99%) NoSQL
6 15 (8.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 15 (8.43%) Crystal Reports
7 14 (7.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (6.74%) Big Data
9 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.69%) DTS
11 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (15.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (10.67%) Visual Studio
3 17 (9.55%) NUnit
4 14 (7.87%) MSTest
5 10 (5.62%) Subversion
5 10 (5.62%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (2.81%) Moq
8 4 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (2.25%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (2.25%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.56%) CruiseControl
General
1 19 (10.67%) Investment Banking
1 19 (10.67%) Banking
2 17 (9.55%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.30%) Finance
4 10 (5.62%) Front Office
5 5 (2.81%) Advertising
6 4 (2.25%) Games
7 3 (1.69%) Retail
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 149 (83.71%) Developer
2 66 (37.08%) .NET Developer
3 51 (28.65%) C# Developer
4 34 (19.10%) Software Developer
5 25 (14.04%) WPF Developer
6 22 (12.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (10.67%) Senior Developer
8 16 (8.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (8.43%) Programmer
9 15 (8.43%) Analyst
10 13 (7.30%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (6.74%) Analyst Programmer
11 12 (6.74%) Web Developer
12 10 (5.62%) Front Office Developer
12 10 (5.62%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (5.62%) Senior Programmer
12 10 (5.62%) Senior Analyst Programmer
13 9 (5.06%) Software Engineer
14 8 (4.49%) .NET Web Developer
15 7 (3.93%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (89.89%) .NET
2 120 (67.42%) ASP.NET
3 78 (43.82%) HTML
4 71 (39.89%) jQuery
5 66 (37.08%) WPF
6 64 (35.96%) CSS
7 62 (34.83%) LINQ
8 61 (34.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 57 (32.02%) .NET Framework
10 47 (26.40%) WinForms
11 33 (18.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 31 (17.42%) Ajax
13 19 (10.67%) Web Services
14 18 (10.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (8.99%) XML
15 16 (8.99%) Silverlight
16 12 (6.74%) NHibernate
17 11 (6.18%) RESTful
17 11 (6.18%) WF
18 10 (5.62%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.87%) N-Tier
2 11 (6.18%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (5.62%) Derivative
4 6 (3.37%) Clustering
5 5 (2.81%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.25%) iPhone
7 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.12%) BBC
8 2 (1.12%) Social Media
9 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.56%) iPad
9 1 (0.56%) RIA
9 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.56%) EPoS
9 1 (0.56%) Firmware
9 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 62 (34.83%) Windows
2 27 (15.17%) UNIX
3 9 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.37%) Android
5 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.69%) Linux
7 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (53.37%) MVC
2 49 (27.53%) Unit Testing
3 32 (17.98%) TDD
4 26 (14.61%) Software Engineering
5 24 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (10.67%) Scrum
7 18 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (8.99%) OOD
8 16 (8.99%) SOA
9 15 (8.43%) MVVM
10 14 (7.87%) Workflow
10 14 (7.87%) OO
11 13 (7.30%) Software Testing
12 12 (6.74%) CRM
13 10 (5.62%) RAD
13 10 (5.62%) Electronic Trading
13 10 (5.62%) Low Latency
14 9 (5.06%) Web Application Development
14 9 (5.06%) Technical Architecture
14 9 (5.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 144 (80.90%) C#
2 88 (49.44%) SQL
2 88 (49.44%) JavaScript
3 27 (15.17%) Shell Script
4 24 (13.48%) VB.NET
5 18 (10.11%) Java
6 14 (7.87%) C++
7 12 (6.74%) T-SQL
8 11 (6.18%) VBScript
9 5 (2.81%) F#
9 5 (2.81%) Python
10 4 (2.25%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.25%) Ruby
11 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.12%) C
13 1 (0.56%) PHP
13 1 (0.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (7.87%) Degree
2 13 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.81%) MCTS
4 3 (1.69%) MCPD
5 2 (1.12%) MCP
5 2 (1.12%) MCAD
5 2 (1.12%) MCSD
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.56%) OCP
6 1 (0.56%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.37%) SCOM
2 5 (2.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (31.46%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.30%) Oracle
3 6 (3.37%) Google
4 4 (2.25%) Facebook
5 3 (1.69%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.12%) Apple
6 2 (1.12%) Sony
6 2 (1.12%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.56%) OpenLink
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Salary: £31,746 to £38,598
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Salary: £31,746 to £38,598
Posted: 15 days ago
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Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
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Salary: £27000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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