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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 124 94 101
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 41 75 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.24% 2.04% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.47% 5.43% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 32 66 53
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £55,000 £45,000
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
1183 1382 1111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.77% 37.56% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 724 907 768
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -26 21 £40,000 - 4
Glasgow -7 17 £40,000 - 2
Aberdeen +13 1 £50,000 +36.98% 1
West Lothian -3 1 £31,500 -42.72%
Renfrewshire - 1 £35,000 -
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 80 (100.00%) .NET
2 72 (90.00%) C#
3 64 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 61 (76.25%) MVC
5 58 (72.50%) ASP.NET
6 51 (63.75%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (48.75%) JavaScript
7 39 (48.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (46.25%) .NET Framework
9 33 (41.25%) TDD
10 31 (38.75%) Microsoft
11 30 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 27 (33.75%) SQL
13 25 (31.25%) jQuery
14 24 (30.00%) HTML
14 24 (30.00%) CSS
15 23 (28.75%) NoSQL
15 23 (28.75%) Entity Framework
16 22 (27.50%) Web Services
17 21 (26.25%) BDD
17 21 (26.25%) Git (software)
18 19 (23.75%) RESTful
19 18 (22.50%) Node.js
19 18 (22.50%) Ruby
19 18 (22.50%) OO
19 18 (22.50%) Web Application Development
20 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
21 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
22 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
22 11 (13.75%) WPF

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (22.50%) Node.js
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.50%) Intranet
1 2 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (28.75%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.00%) MySQL
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.25%) OLAP
6 1 (1.25%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 21 (26.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.50%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.25%) MSI
5 1 (1.25%) Subversion
5 1 (1.25%) MSBuild
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (90.00%) Developer
2 42 (52.50%) .NET Developer
3 16 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 12 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.00%) Programmer
7 6 (7.50%) .NET Programmer
8 5 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.75%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (3.75%) AWS Developer
10 3 (3.75%) .NET Web Developer
11 2 (2.50%) C# Web Developer
11 2 (2.50%) C# Software Developer
11 2 (2.50%) Designer
11 2 (2.50%) Senior Designer
12 1 (1.25%) C# Programmer
12 1 (1.25%) Senior Programmer
12 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (100.00%) .NET
2 58 (72.50%) ASP.NET
3 39 (48.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 37 (46.25%) .NET Framework
5 30 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (31.25%) jQuery
7 24 (30.00%) HTML
7 24 (30.00%) CSS
8 23 (28.75%) Entity Framework
9 22 (27.50%) Web Services
10 19 (23.75%) RESTful
11 11 (13.75%) WPF
12 10 (12.50%) NHibernate
13 9 (11.25%) WinForms
14 7 (8.75%) XML
15 6 (7.50%) Silverlight
16 5 (6.25%) LINQ
16 5 (6.25%) Spring.NET
16 5 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
16 5 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) BBC
1 10 (12.50%) Social Media
2 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.25%) EPoS
4 1 (1.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Windows
2 6 (7.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (76.25%) MVC
2 51 (63.75%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (41.25%) TDD
4 21 (26.25%) BDD
5 18 (22.50%) Web Application Development
5 18 (22.50%) OO
6 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
7 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.25%) SDLC
9 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 8 (10.00%) Scrum
10 6 (7.50%) Android Development
11 5 (6.25%) Microservices
11 5 (6.25%) AOP
11 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (6.25%) Web Development
12 4 (5.00%) OWASP
12 4 (5.00%) Cyber Security
13 3 (3.75%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (90.00%) C#
2 39 (48.75%) JavaScript
3 27 (33.75%) SQL
4 18 (22.50%) Ruby
5 7 (8.75%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (1.25%) Java
8 1 (1.25%) F#
8 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 31 (38.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) Apple
2 10 (12.50%) Sony
2 10 (12.50%) Yahoo!
2 10 (12.50%) Google
2 10 (12.50%) Facebook
3 8 (10.00%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) DevExpress
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
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Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 days ago