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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 117 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 45 89 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.43% 2.38% 1.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.95% 5.94% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 35 74 53
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £49,250 £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
1139 1498 1257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.17% 40.11% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 734 1002 864
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,500
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 July 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 July 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 -18 23 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Glasgow -10 19 £40,000 -3.03% 5
West Lothian - 2 £35,750 -
Aberdeen +18 1 £33,500 -15.18%
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 94 (100.00%) .NET
2 85 (90.43%) C#
3 78 (82.98%) MVC
4 74 (78.72%) SQL Server
5 71 (75.53%) ASP.NET
6 60 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (54.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (52.13%) JavaScript
9 43 (45.74%) .NET Framework
10 42 (44.68%) TDD
11 37 (39.36%) HTML
12 34 (36.17%) CSS
13 33 (35.11%) jQuery
14 30 (31.91%) Microsoft
15 28 (29.79%) Entity Framework
15 28 (29.79%) ASP.NET Web API
16 27 (28.72%) SQL
17 24 (25.53%) NoSQL
18 23 (24.47%) BDD
18 23 (24.47%) Web Services
18 23 (24.47%) Git (software)
19 20 (21.28%) RESTful
19 20 (21.28%) Software Engineering
20 19 (20.21%) Ruby
20 19 (20.21%) Node.js
20 19 (20.21%) Web Application Development
21 18 (19.15%) OO
22 16 (17.02%) XML
23 15 (15.96%) WPF
23 15 (15.96%) Relational Database

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (20.21%) Node.js
2 3 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) Intranet
1 2 (2.13%) Internet
1 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (78.72%) SQL Server
2 24 (25.53%) NoSQL
3 15 (15.96%) Relational Database
4 9 (9.57%) RDBMS
4 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.06%) MySQL
9 1 (1.06%) OLAP
9 1 (1.06%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 23 (24.47%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (9.57%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.32%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.06%) MSI
General
1 14 (14.89%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Marketing
3 2 (2.13%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.13%) Billing
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (89.36%) Developer
2 46 (48.94%) .NET Developer
3 19 (20.21%) Software Developer
4 16 (17.02%) Senior Developer
5 14 (14.89%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Programmer
6 7 (7.45%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (5.32%) .NET Web Developer
8 5 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.26%) AWS Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (3.19%) .NET Programmer
10 3 (3.19%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.19%) .NET Software Developer
11 2 (2.13%) C# Web Developer
11 2 (2.13%) Designer
11 2 (2.13%) Senior Designer
11 2 (2.13%) C# Software Developer
11 2 (2.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (100.00%) .NET
2 71 (75.53%) ASP.NET
3 51 (54.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (45.74%) .NET Framework
5 37 (39.36%) HTML
6 34 (36.17%) CSS
7 33 (35.11%) jQuery
8 28 (29.79%) Entity Framework
8 28 (29.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (24.47%) Web Services
10 20 (21.28%) RESTful
11 16 (17.02%) XML
12 15 (15.96%) WPF
13 13 (13.83%) NHibernate
14 12 (12.77%) WinForms
15 9 (9.57%) XSLT
15 9 (9.57%) LINQ
15 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (8.51%) Castle Windsor
16 8 (8.51%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.70%) BBC
2 11 (11.70%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.70%) Social Media
3 3 (3.19%) User Experience
4 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.06%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.06%) iPad
5 1 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) Windows
2 3 (3.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (82.98%) MVC
2 60 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (44.68%) TDD
4 23 (24.47%) BDD
5 20 (21.28%) Software Engineering
6 19 (20.21%) Web Application Development
7 18 (19.15%) OO
8 14 (14.89%) SDLC
9 13 (13.83%) Unit Testing
10 12 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (10.64%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (10.64%) AOP
11 10 (10.64%) Web Development
11 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.45%) Scrum
13 6 (6.38%) Multithreading
14 5 (5.32%) Microservices
15 4 (4.26%) API Development
15 4 (4.26%) Cyber Security
15 4 (4.26%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 85 (90.43%) C#
2 49 (52.13%) JavaScript
3 27 (28.72%) SQL
4 19 (20.21%) Ruby
5 4 (4.26%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.13%) Java
7 2 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (1.06%) XQuery
8 1 (1.06%) F#
8 1 (1.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 30 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.70%) Sony
2 11 (11.70%) Apple
2 11 (11.70%) Yahoo!
2 11 (11.70%) Google
2 11 (11.70%) Facebook
3 4 (4.26%) DevExpress
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle
4 3 (3.19%) Xamarin
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