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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 96 95 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -41
Permanent jobs citing WCF 75 60 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.01% 1.97% 3.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.38% 5.40% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 66 53 79
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1395 1111 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.35% 36.46% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 927 769 840
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 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
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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 -1 42 £40,000 - 4
Glasgow +9 30 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Aberdeen +2 1 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Fife - 1 £41,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £55,000 - 1
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 168 (98.82%) .NET
2 148 (87.06%) C#
3 124 (72.94%) ASP.NET
4 106 (62.35%) JavaScript
5 102 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 101 (59.41%) MVC
7 75 (44.12%) HTML
8 72 (42.35%) SQL
9 71 (41.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 66 (38.82%) jQuery
11 64 (37.65%) .NET Framework
11 64 (37.65%) CSS
12 58 (34.12%) TDD
13 57 (33.53%) Windows
14 55 (32.35%) Microsoft
15 46 (27.06%) WPF
16 36 (21.18%) SQL Server 2008
17 35 (20.59%) Visual Studio
18 34 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 33 (19.41%) Team Foundation Server
19 33 (19.41%) Software Engineering
20 32 (18.82%) LINQ
20 32 (18.82%) WinForms
21 30 (17.65%) Scrum
22 28 (16.47%) Relational Database
23 27 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
23 27 (15.88%) SQL Server 2012
24 26 (15.29%) Silverlight
25 25 (14.71%) NHibernate
26 24 (14.12%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (11.76%) Node.js
2 11 (6.47%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.47%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (5.88%) NServiceBus
4 8 (4.71%) IIS
5 6 (3.53%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.18%) Apache
8 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.59%) CMS
8 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.59%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 20 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (5.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) Intranet
1 2 (1.18%) Internet
2 1 (0.59%) X.509
2 1 (0.59%) Firewall
2 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.59%) DNS
2 1 (0.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (21.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (16.47%) Relational Database
4 27 (15.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (6.47%) NoSQL
8 9 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (2.35%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.76%) DTS
13 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.59%) Big Data
14 1 (0.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 35 (20.59%) Visual Studio
2 33 (19.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.88%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.76%) Moq
5 3 (1.76%) NUnit
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.59%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.59%) MSTest
7 1 (0.59%) Subversion
7 1 (0.59%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.59%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (12.94%) Finance
2 11 (6.47%) Games
3 7 (4.12%) Banking
4 6 (3.53%) Retail
4 6 (3.53%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.94%) Advertising
6 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.18%) Front Office
8 1 (0.59%) Electronics
8 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 118 (69.41%) Developer
2 49 (28.82%) .NET Developer
3 37 (21.76%) Software Developer
4 30 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 25 (14.71%) Software Engineer
6 21 (12.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 21 (12.35%) Programmer
7 19 (11.18%) Senior Developer
8 17 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (9.41%) Analyst Programmer
9 16 (9.41%) Analyst
10 10 (5.88%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 10 (5.88%) .NET Programmer
11 9 (5.29%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (5.29%) C# Programmer
12 8 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (4.12%) Senior C# Developer
13 7 (4.12%) Senior Software Developer
14 6 (3.53%) WPF Developer
15 5 (2.94%) C# Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (98.82%) .NET
2 124 (72.94%) ASP.NET
3 75 (44.12%) HTML
4 71 (41.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 66 (38.82%) jQuery
6 64 (37.65%) CSS
6 64 (37.65%) .NET Framework
7 46 (27.06%) WPF
8 34 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 32 (18.82%) LINQ
9 32 (18.82%) WinForms
10 26 (15.29%) Silverlight
11 25 (14.71%) NHibernate
12 24 (14.12%) HTML5
12 24 (14.12%) XML
13 23 (13.53%) AngularJS
14 22 (12.94%) Ajax
15 20 (11.76%) Web Services
15 20 (11.76%) Castle Windsor
16 15 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.06%) Mobile App
2 11 (6.47%) N-Tier
2 11 (6.47%) iPhone
3 9 (5.29%) BBC
3 9 (5.29%) Social Media
4 3 (1.76%) EPoS
5 2 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.18%) Derivative
5 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.18%) GIS
5 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.59%) NHS
6 1 (0.59%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 57 (33.53%) Windows
2 14 (8.24%) Android
3 8 (4.71%) UNIX
4 3 (1.76%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (59.41%) MVC
2 58 (34.12%) TDD
3 33 (19.41%) Software Engineering
4 30 (17.65%) Scrum
5 27 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (12.94%) OO
7 21 (12.35%) Dependency Injection
7 21 (12.35%) Web Application Development
8 19 (11.18%) Unit Testing
8 19 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (7.06%) BDD
9 12 (7.06%) CRM
10 11 (6.47%) OOD
10 11 (6.47%) Domain-Driven Design
11 10 (5.88%) Multithreading
11 10 (5.88%) AOP
12 9 (5.29%) Data Management
12 9 (5.29%) Workflow
13 7 (4.12%) OOP
13 7 (4.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 148 (87.06%) C#
2 106 (62.35%) JavaScript
3 72 (42.35%) SQL
4 21 (12.35%) T-SQL
5 10 (5.88%) F#
6 9 (5.29%) Ruby
6 9 (5.29%) VBScript
7 7 (4.12%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.12%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.53%) C++
8 6 (3.53%) Java
9 3 (1.76%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.18%) PHP
11 1 (0.59%) VB
11 1 (0.59%) C
11 1 (0.59%) XQuery
11 1 (0.59%) XPath
11 1 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (8.82%) Degree
2 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.18%) OCP
3 2 (1.18%) OCA
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.24%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (0.59%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 55 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.35%) Google
3 14 (8.24%) Oracle
4 13 (7.65%) Twitter
5 10 (5.88%) Facebook
6 9 (5.29%) Yahoo!
6 9 (5.29%) Apple
6 9 (5.29%) Sony
7 4 (2.35%) Sybase
8 2 (1.18%) ESRI
9 1 (0.59%) Informatica
9 1 (0.59%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.59%) SAP
9 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.59%) Vertica
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland
EMIS
Salary: up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £38500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
West Lothian
DP Connect
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 25 days ago
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + an incredible benefits package
Posted: 27 days ago