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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 119 82 83
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 41 100 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.31% 2.47% 2.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.59% 6.50% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 30 82 59
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1142 1538 1297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.63% 38.01% 41.06%
Number of salaries quoted 711 1094 780
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,540
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 7 May 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 7 May 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
Glasgow -17 28 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Edinburgh -3 12 £40,000 -5.88% 2
West Lothian - 2 £50,000 -
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 126 (98.44%) .NET
2 123 (96.09%) C#
3 113 (88.28%) ASP.NET
4 110 (85.94%) SQL Server
5 99 (77.34%) MVC
6 84 (65.63%) JavaScript
7 82 (64.06%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (53.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 62 (48.44%) HTML
10 59 (46.09%) CSS
11 58 (45.31%) TDD
12 55 (42.97%) .NET Framework
13 49 (38.28%) jQuery
14 38 (29.69%) Entity Framework
15 36 (28.13%) Microsoft
16 34 (26.56%) Software Engineering
17 32 (25.00%) OO
18 31 (24.22%) SQL
18 31 (24.22%) WPF
19 30 (23.44%) Web Services
20 27 (21.09%) Relational Database
21 26 (20.31%) SQL Server 2008
21 26 (20.31%) Git (software)
21 26 (20.31%) Finance
21 26 (20.31%) Degree
22 25 (19.53%) BDD
23 24 (18.75%) NoSQL
23 24 (18.75%) Windows
24 23 (17.97%) ASP.NET Web API
25 22 (17.19%) NHibernate

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 20 (15.63%) Node.js
2 7 (5.47%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.69%) IIS
4 4 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.56%) Intranet
1 2 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (85.94%) SQL Server
2 27 (21.09%) Relational Database
3 26 (20.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (18.75%) NoSQL
5 14 (10.94%) RDBMS
6 11 (8.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (8.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (6.25%) MySQL
9 7 (5.47%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.56%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.78%) OLAP
13 1 (0.78%) SSDT
13 1 (0.78%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 26 (20.31%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.28%) Visual Studio
3 12 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.91%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (3.13%) Selenium
5 4 (3.13%) NUnit
6 3 (2.34%) Moq
6 3 (2.34%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (20.31%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Marketing
3 2 (1.56%) Advertising
3 2 (1.56%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.56%) Back Office
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 108 (84.38%) Developer
2 49 (38.28%) .NET Developer
3 31 (24.22%) Senior Developer
4 17 (13.28%) C# Developer
4 17 (13.28%) Software Developer
5 8 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 8 (6.25%) Programmer
6 7 (5.47%) Web Developer
6 7 (5.47%) AWS Developer
7 6 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (4.69%) .NET Web Developer
8 5 (3.91%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (3.91%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (3.91%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.13%) CRM Developer
9 4 (3.13%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (2.34%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.34%) C# Analyst Programmer
10 3 (2.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (98.44%) .NET
2 113 (88.28%) ASP.NET
3 69 (53.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 62 (48.44%) HTML
5 59 (46.09%) CSS
6 55 (42.97%) .NET Framework
7 49 (38.28%) jQuery
8 38 (29.69%) Entity Framework
9 31 (24.22%) WPF
10 30 (23.44%) Web Services
11 23 (17.97%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (17.19%) NHibernate
13 21 (16.41%) XML
13 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 20 (15.63%) HTML5
14 20 (15.63%) RESTful
15 17 (13.28%) WinForms
16 15 (11.72%) LINQ
17 13 (10.16%) Castle Windsor
17 13 (10.16%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.28%) Computer Science
2 16 (12.50%) BBC
2 16 (12.50%) Social Media
3 14 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (7.03%) User Experience
5 9 (7.03%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.13%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.34%) iPad
8 2 (1.56%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.78%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (77.34%) MVC
2 82 (64.06%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (45.31%) TDD
4 34 (26.56%) Software Engineering
5 32 (25.00%) OO
6 25 (19.53%) BDD
7 22 (17.19%) Unit Testing
8 20 (15.63%) Web Application Development
9 18 (14.06%) AOP
9 18 (14.06%) Scrum
9 18 (14.06%) Dependency Injection
10 17 (13.28%) Web Development
11 13 (10.16%) Data Management
12 12 (9.38%) Multithreading
12 12 (9.38%) CRM
13 11 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (7.81%) Mentoring
14 10 (7.81%) Coaching
15 9 (7.03%) OOP
16 8 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 123 (96.09%) C#
2 84 (65.63%) JavaScript
3 31 (24.22%) SQL
4 20 (15.63%) Ruby
5 6 (4.69%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.91%) XPath
6 5 (3.91%) XQuery
6 5 (3.91%) F#
7 4 (3.13%) Java
8 3 (2.34%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.56%) PHP
9 2 (1.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (20.31%) Degree
2 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.50%) Apple
2 16 (12.50%) Sony
2 16 (12.50%) Yahoo!
2 16 (12.50%) Google
2 16 (12.50%) Facebook
3 15 (11.72%) Oracle
4 6 (4.69%) Sybase
5 4 (3.13%) IBM
6 3 (2.34%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.78%) Xamarin
Glasgow
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Net Talent
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago