The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 120 118 95
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Permanent jobs citing WCF 42 47 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.47% 1.47% 2.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.81% 4.02% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 38 35 73
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,500 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1103 1169 1478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.50% 36.65% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 618 752 995
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Scotland

WCF
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +9 34 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Edinburgh -9 8 £42,500 +6.25% 2
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for WCF.

1 74 (97.37%) .NET
2 73 (96.05%) C#
3 66 (86.84%) SQL Server
4 63 (82.89%) ASP.NET
5 48 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (53.95%) MVC
7 39 (51.32%) JavaScript
8 38 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 32 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (36.84%) HTML
11 27 (35.53%) CSS
11 27 (35.53%) .NET Framework
11 27 (35.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 25 (32.89%) jQuery
12 25 (32.89%) SQL
13 23 (30.26%) Degree
14 20 (26.32%) Xamarin
14 20 (26.32%) Web Services
15 19 (25.00%) Finance
15 19 (25.00%) Computer Science
15 19 (25.00%) TDD
16 18 (23.68%) WPF
16 18 (23.68%) MS Excel
16 18 (23.68%) XML
16 18 (23.68%) VB.NET
17 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
18 16 (21.05%) Web Development
18 16 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
18 16 (21.05%) Entity Framework
19 15 (19.74%) BDD

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.95%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) CMS
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (86.84%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.42%) NoSQL
3 12 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (14.47%) MySQL
5 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.95%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.32%) ArangoDB
9 1 (1.32%) Big Data
9 1 (1.32%) Data Lake
9 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (15.79%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.95%) Selenium
4 3 (3.95%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.95%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.63%) JIRA
6 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.32%) JUnit
6 1 (1.32%) Maven
6 1 (1.32%) NSubstitute
General
1 19 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Automotive
2 2 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 62 (81.58%) Developer
2 52 (68.42%) .NET Developer
3 33 (43.42%) C# Developer
4 28 (36.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (18.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (17.11%) .NET Web Developer
8 13 (17.11%) Web Developer
9 12 (15.79%) Programmer
10 11 (14.47%) .NET Programmer
11 9 (11.84%) C# WCF Developer
11 9 (11.84%) C# Web Developer
11 9 (11.84%) WCF Developer
12 7 (9.21%) Applications Support
12 7 (9.21%) Software Developer
13 5 (6.58%) Senior .NET Developer
13 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
14 4 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
14 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (97.37%) .NET
2 63 (82.89%) ASP.NET
3 32 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (36.84%) HTML
5 27 (35.53%) .NET Framework
5 27 (35.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (35.53%) CSS
6 25 (32.89%) jQuery
7 20 (26.32%) Web Services
8 18 (23.68%) WPF
8 18 (23.68%) XML
9 16 (21.05%) Entity Framework
10 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 13 (17.11%) RESTful
11 12 (15.79%) Code First Entity Framework
11 12 (15.79%) Node.js
12 11 (14.47%) Ajax
12 11 (14.47%) HTML5
13 9 (11.84%) Silverlight
13 9 (11.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) User Experience
4 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.42%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) Android
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (53.95%) MVC
3 19 (25.00%) TDD
4 16 (21.05%) Web Development
5 15 (19.74%) BDD
5 15 (19.74%) OO
6 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
7 12 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 12 (15.79%) Mobile Development
7 12 (15.79%) Web Application Development
8 11 (14.47%) Scrum
9 9 (11.84%) Android Development
10 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (10.53%) DSDM
10 8 (10.53%) Extreme Programming
11 6 (7.89%) SDLC
12 4 (5.26%) ITSM
12 4 (5.26%) Service Management
13 3 (3.95%) CRM
13 3 (3.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (96.05%) C#
2 39 (51.32%) JavaScript
3 25 (32.89%) SQL
4 18 (23.68%) VB.NET
5 12 (15.79%) Ruby
6 9 (11.84%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.32%) Java
8 1 (1.32%) XAML
8 1 (1.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (30.26%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.32%) HND
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (26.32%) Xamarin
3 11 (14.47%) Oracle
4 6 (7.89%) Sage
5 1 (1.32%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.32%) Telerik
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