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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 111 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 41 97 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.39% 2.53% 2.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.90% 6.63% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 32 78 64
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1050 1463 1315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.56% 38.19% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 660 1032 799
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,250
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 22 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 22 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 -18 25 £42,500 - 1
Edinburgh -2 13 £40,000 -5.88% 5
West Lothian - 3 £50,000 -
Aberdeen +17 1 £33,500 -18.78% 1
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 114 (98.28%) .NET
2 110 (94.83%) C#
3 100 (86.21%) ASP.NET
4 98 (84.48%) SQL Server
5 97 (83.62%) MVC
6 78 (67.24%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (62.07%) JavaScript
8 66 (56.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 57 (49.14%) .NET Framework
10 54 (46.55%) TDD
11 52 (44.83%) HTML
12 49 (42.24%) CSS
13 44 (37.93%) jQuery
14 40 (34.48%) Entity Framework
15 32 (27.59%) Microsoft
16 30 (25.86%) Software Engineering
17 28 (24.14%) Git (software)
17 28 (24.14%) SQL
18 27 (23.28%) Web Services
19 25 (21.55%) BDD
20 24 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
20 24 (20.69%) OO
21 23 (19.83%) Finance
21 23 (19.83%) Degree
21 23 (19.83%) NoSQL
22 22 (18.97%) Relational Database
22 22 (18.97%) Windows
23 21 (18.10%) NHibernate
23 21 (18.10%) Ruby
23 21 (18.10%) RESTful

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 21 (18.10%) Node.js
2 7 (6.03%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.59%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.72%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) Intranet
1 2 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (84.48%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.83%) NoSQL
3 22 (18.97%) Relational Database
4 20 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (10.34%) RDBMS
6 11 (9.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (9.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (6.90%) MySQL
9 6 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.86%) OLAP
11 1 (0.86%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 28 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.79%) Visual Studio
3 11 (9.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (3.45%) Selenium
5 4 (3.45%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.86%) NUnit
6 1 (0.86%) Moq
General
1 23 (19.83%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Marketing
3 2 (1.72%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 101 (87.07%) Developer
2 47 (40.52%) .NET Developer
3 30 (25.86%) Senior Developer
4 19 (16.38%) Software Developer
5 16 (13.79%) C# Developer
6 7 (6.03%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) AWS Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Programmer
7 6 (5.17%) .NET Web Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (2.59%) .NET Software Developer
11 2 (1.72%) Designer
11 2 (1.72%) Senior Designer
11 2 (1.72%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (98.28%) .NET
2 100 (86.21%) ASP.NET
3 66 (56.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 57 (49.14%) .NET Framework
5 52 (44.83%) HTML
6 49 (42.24%) CSS
7 44 (37.93%) jQuery
8 40 (34.48%) Entity Framework
9 27 (23.28%) Web Services
10 24 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (18.10%) NHibernate
11 21 (18.10%) RESTful
11 21 (18.10%) WPF
12 19 (16.38%) XML
12 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 16 (13.79%) HTML5
14 13 (11.21%) WinForms
15 11 (9.48%) Castle Windsor
15 11 (9.48%) XSLT
15 11 (9.48%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Computer Science
2 14 (12.07%) BBC
2 14 (12.07%) Social Media
3 12 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.76%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (6.03%) User Experience
6 5 (4.31%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.59%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.86%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.97%) Windows
2 1 (0.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (83.62%) MVC
2 78 (67.24%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (46.55%) TDD
4 30 (25.86%) Software Engineering
5 25 (21.55%) BDD
6 24 (20.69%) OO
7 21 (18.10%) Web Application Development
8 20 (17.24%) Unit Testing
9 16 (13.79%) AOP
9 16 (13.79%) Dependency Injection
10 15 (12.93%) Scrum
10 15 (12.93%) Web Development
11 10 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (8.62%) Data Management
12 9 (7.76%) Multithreading
13 8 (6.90%) E-Commerce
14 7 (6.03%) CRM
14 7 (6.03%) Mentoring
15 6 (5.17%) Coaching
15 6 (5.17%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 110 (94.83%) C#
2 72 (62.07%) JavaScript
3 28 (24.14%) SQL
4 21 (18.10%) Ruby
5 6 (5.17%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.45%) XPath
6 4 (3.45%) XQuery
6 4 (3.45%) Java
7 2 (1.72%) C++
7 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.72%) PHP
8 1 (0.86%) F#
Qualifications
1 23 (19.83%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.07%) Yahoo!
2 14 (12.07%) Google
2 14 (12.07%) Sony
2 14 (12.07%) Apple
2 14 (12.07%) Facebook
3 11 (9.48%) Oracle
4 4 (3.45%) DevExpress
5 3 (2.59%) IBM
6 2 (1.72%) Sybase
7 1 (0.86%) Xamarin
Edinburgh
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago