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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 70 89 59
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -30
Permanent jobs citing WCF 88 80 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.83% 2.42% 3.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.32% 5.85% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 71 62 73
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,748 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
1203 1368 1078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.72% 41.45% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 860 873 738
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 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 +25 39 £40,000 - 4
Glasgow -5 39 £40,000 -11.11% 9
West Lothian 0 8 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Aberdeen -3 2 £41,500 +18.57%
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 155 (99.36%) C#
2 153 (98.08%) .NET
3 136 (87.18%) ASP.NET
4 123 (78.85%) SQL Server
5 104 (66.67%) JavaScript
6 99 (63.46%) MVC
7 96 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (46.79%) jQuery
9 69 (44.23%) HTML
9 69 (44.23%) CSS
10 68 (43.59%) .NET Framework
11 66 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 66 (42.31%) TDD
12 60 (38.46%) Microsoft
13 49 (31.41%) SQL
14 45 (28.85%) Windows
15 41 (26.28%) SQL Server 2008
16 40 (25.64%) WPF
17 38 (24.36%) Degree
17 38 (24.36%) OO
18 37 (23.72%) Web Services
19 36 (23.08%) NHibernate
19 36 (23.08%) Finance
19 36 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 36 (23.08%) Relational Database
20 35 (22.44%) MS Excel
21 34 (21.79%) Scrum
22 31 (19.87%) Software Engineering
23 28 (17.95%) Visual Studio
24 27 (17.31%) Oracle

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 18 (11.54%) Node.js
2 12 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.05%) IIS
4 9 (5.77%) NServiceBus
5 6 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.64%) Apache
Applications
1 35 (22.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (8.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (5.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (78.85%) SQL Server
2 41 (26.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 22 (14.10%) NoSQL
5 14 (8.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (7.69%) RDBMS
8 10 (6.41%) MySQL
9 9 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (3.85%) Oracle Database
12 5 (3.21%) MongoDB
13 4 (2.56%) Hadoop
14 2 (1.28%) Big Data
15 1 (0.64%) SSDT
15 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (17.95%) Visual Studio
2 23 (14.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (12.18%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.77%) SpecFlow
5 8 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (3.85%) Moq
7 5 (3.21%) NUnit
8 4 (2.56%) Selenium
9 2 (1.28%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.28%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (3.21%) Back Office
2 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.21%) Marketing
3 4 (2.56%) Retail
4 3 (1.92%) Advertising
4 3 (1.92%) Games
5 2 (1.28%) Local Government
5 2 (1.28%) Law
5 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (80.77%) Developer
2 44 (28.21%) .NET Developer
3 32 (20.51%) Senior Developer
4 28 (17.95%) Software Developer
5 24 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 15 (9.62%) Programmer
7 12 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
7 12 (7.69%) Analyst
8 9 (5.77%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 9 (5.77%) .NET Programmer
8 9 (5.77%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.49%) CRM Developer
10 6 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (3.21%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (2.56%) Web Developer
12 4 (2.56%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (98.08%) .NET
2 136 (87.18%) ASP.NET
3 73 (46.79%) jQuery
4 69 (44.23%) CSS
4 69 (44.23%) HTML
5 68 (43.59%) .NET Framework
6 66 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (25.64%) WPF
8 37 (23.72%) Web Services
9 36 (23.08%) NHibernate
9 36 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 26 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 24 (15.38%) XML
12 22 (14.10%) WinForms
12 22 (14.10%) HTML5
13 21 (13.46%) LINQ
13 21 (13.46%) AngularJS
14 20 (12.82%) Castle Windsor
14 20 (12.82%) Silverlight
15 15 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.26%) Computer Science
1 16 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (9.62%) Social Media
2 15 (9.62%) BBC
3 9 (5.77%) N-Tier
3 9 (5.77%) User Experience
4 8 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.56%) iPad
6 4 (2.56%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.92%) iPhone
7 3 (1.92%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.28%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.28%) NHS
9 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 45 (28.85%) Windows
2 3 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (63.46%) MVC
2 96 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (42.31%) TDD
4 38 (24.36%) OO
5 34 (21.79%) Scrum
6 31 (19.87%) Software Engineering
7 23 (14.74%) BDD
8 22 (14.10%) Unit Testing
9 20 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (11.54%) Web Development
10 18 (11.54%) Web Application Development
11 17 (10.90%) Dependency Injection
11 17 (10.90%) CRM
12 14 (8.97%) AOP
12 14 (8.97%) Data Management
13 13 (8.33%) OOP
14 12 (7.69%) Mentoring
15 11 (7.05%) Coaching
15 11 (7.05%) Multithreading
16 10 (6.41%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 155 (99.36%) C#
2 104 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 49 (31.41%) SQL
4 15 (9.62%) Ruby
5 10 (6.41%) T-SQL
6 9 (5.77%) XPath
6 9 (5.77%) XQuery
7 8 (5.13%) F#
7 8 (5.13%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.56%) Java
8 4 (2.56%) PHP
9 3 (1.92%) C++
10 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (24.36%) Degree
2 14 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 60 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 27 (17.31%) Oracle
3 18 (11.54%) Google
4 15 (9.62%) Facebook
4 15 (9.62%) Apple
4 15 (9.62%) Sony
4 15 (9.62%) Yahoo!
5 13 (8.33%) Sybase
6 9 (5.77%) Twitter
7 4 (2.56%) IBM
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