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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 78 67 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 85 104 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.67% 3.13% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.50% 7.77% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 71 74 78
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,500
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
1307 1339 1179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.04% 40.23% 37.37%
Number of salaries quoted 931 870 838
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 49 £40,000 - 7
Glasgow -22 27 £42,000 +5.00% 6
West Lothian +5 6 £38,750 +14.81% 2
North Lanarkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Aberdeen +1 1 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Dundee - 1 - -
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 161 (99.38%) .NET
2 156 (96.30%) C#
3 138 (85.19%) ASP.NET
4 119 (73.46%) SQL Server
5 110 (67.90%) JavaScript
6 98 (60.49%) MVC
7 90 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (45.68%) HTML
9 72 (44.44%) .NET Framework
10 70 (43.21%) jQuery
10 70 (43.21%) CSS
11 69 (42.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 67 (41.36%) TDD
13 64 (39.51%) Microsoft
14 58 (35.80%) SQL
15 56 (34.57%) Windows
16 45 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
17 41 (25.31%) NHibernate
18 40 (24.69%) WPF
19 39 (24.07%) Finance
19 39 (24.07%) Relational Database
20 38 (23.46%) MS Excel
21 36 (22.22%) OO
21 36 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 35 (21.60%) Visual Studio
23 33 (20.37%) Scrum
24 31 (19.14%) Web Services
25 30 (18.52%) Degree
26 29 (17.90%) Software Engineering
26 29 (17.90%) Silverlight

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 17 (10.49%) Node.js
2 14 (8.64%) NServiceBus
3 13 (8.02%) SharePoint
4 12 (7.41%) IIS
5 7 (4.32%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.23%) Apache
7 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.62%) CMS
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.62%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 38 (23.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.09%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (9.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.32%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.62%) DNS
1 1 (0.62%) SSL
1 1 (0.62%) Internet
1 1 (0.62%) X.509
1 1 (0.62%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (73.46%) SQL Server
2 45 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (24.07%) Relational Database
4 19 (11.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 11 (6.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (6.17%) RDBMS
7 10 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (3.70%) Oracle Database
10 5 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (3.09%) MongoDB
11 4 (2.47%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.85%) MySQL
13 2 (1.23%) Big Data
14 1 (0.62%) SSDT
14 1 (0.62%) QlikView
14 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 35 (21.60%) Visual Studio
2 29 (17.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 14 (8.64%) SpecFlow
5 7 (4.32%) Moq
6 6 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (3.70%) NUnit
7 2 (1.23%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.23%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 39 (24.07%) Finance
2 7 (4.32%) Retail
3 6 (3.70%) Marketing
3 6 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.09%) Back Office
4 5 (3.09%) Games
5 4 (2.47%) Advertising
6 2 (1.23%) Banking
6 2 (1.23%) Law
6 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.62%) Electronics
7 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 115 (70.99%) Developer
2 42 (25.93%) .NET Developer
3 29 (17.90%) Software Developer
4 23 (14.20%) Programmer
5 21 (12.96%) C# Developer
6 20 (12.35%) Analyst Programmer
6 20 (12.35%) Analyst
7 19 (11.73%) Senior Developer
8 14 (8.64%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 14 (8.64%) .NET Programmer
9 13 (8.02%) Software Engineer
10 10 (6.17%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) CRM Developer
11 8 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.70%) C# Programmer
12 6 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
12 6 (3.70%) C# Analyst Programmer
13 5 (3.09%) ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (3.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (3.09%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (99.38%) .NET
2 138 (85.19%) ASP.NET
3 74 (45.68%) HTML
4 72 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 70 (43.21%) jQuery
5 70 (43.21%) CSS
6 69 (42.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (25.31%) NHibernate
8 40 (24.69%) WPF
9 36 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 31 (19.14%) Web Services
11 29 (17.90%) Silverlight
11 29 (17.90%) AngularJS
12 28 (17.28%) Castle Windsor
13 26 (16.05%) XML
14 25 (15.43%) WinForms
14 25 (15.43%) LINQ
15 23 (14.20%) HTML5
16 19 (11.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 17 (10.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.41%) BBC
1 12 (7.41%) Social Media
2 11 (6.79%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (6.17%) N-Tier
4 8 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.94%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.70%) User Experience
6 5 (3.09%) iPhone
7 4 (2.47%) iPad
8 2 (1.23%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.23%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.23%) NHS
9 1 (0.62%) DTV
9 1 (0.62%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 56 (34.57%) Windows
2 7 (4.32%) Android
3 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.62%) Linux
5 1 (0.62%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (60.49%) MVC
2 90 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (41.36%) TDD
4 36 (22.22%) OO
5 33 (20.37%) Scrum
6 29 (17.90%) Software Engineering
7 24 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (13.58%) BDD
9 19 (11.73%) Dependency Injection
10 18 (11.11%) Web Application Development
10 18 (11.11%) CRM
11 17 (10.49%) Unit Testing
12 15 (9.26%) Mentoring
13 14 (8.64%) AOP
14 12 (7.41%) Data Management
14 12 (7.41%) OOD
14 12 (7.41%) Coaching
14 12 (7.41%) Multithreading
15 11 (6.79%) Web Development
16 10 (6.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 156 (96.30%) C#
2 110 (67.90%) JavaScript
3 58 (35.80%) SQL
4 15 (9.26%) T-SQL
5 12 (7.41%) Ruby
5 12 (7.41%) F#
6 9 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.32%) XQuery
7 7 (4.32%) XPath
8 4 (2.47%) VBScript
8 4 (2.47%) PHP
9 3 (1.85%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.23%) C++
10 2 (1.23%) Java
11 1 (0.62%) VB
11 1 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (18.52%) Degree
2 9 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.62%) OCP
3 1 (0.62%) OCA
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.62%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (0.62%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 64 (39.51%) Microsoft
2 25 (15.43%) Oracle
3 18 (11.11%) Google
4 17 (10.49%) Twitter
5 15 (9.26%) Sybase
6 13 (8.02%) Facebook
7 12 (7.41%) Apple
7 12 (7.41%) Sony
7 12 (7.41%) Yahoo!
8 2 (1.23%) IBM
9 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.62%) Vertica
9 1 (0.62%) Informatica
9 1 (0.62%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.62%) SAP
Glasgow
DP Connect
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Aberdeen
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + plus a brilliant benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago