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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 110 135 85
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -50
Permanent jobs citing WCF 30 32 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.26% 1.04% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.37% 2.99% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 73
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
889 1072 1313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.37% 34.98% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 583 683 941
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +16 12 £39,250 -1.87% 1
Edinburgh +7 8 £37,500 +11.11% 2
Aberdeen +6 4 £39,000 -
West Lothian - 4 £40,000 - 1
Midlothian - 1 £32,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 61 (95.31%) .NET
2 60 (93.75%) C#
3 53 (82.81%) ASP.NET
4 49 (76.56%) SQL Server
5 44 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (62.50%) MVC
7 38 (59.38%) Microsoft
8 36 (56.25%) JavaScript
9 29 (45.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (43.75%) HTML
11 27 (42.19%) CSS
11 27 (42.19%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (34.38%) MS Excel
13 21 (32.81%) OO
14 19 (29.69%) Xamarin
14 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
14 19 (29.69%) WPF
15 18 (28.13%) jQuery
15 18 (28.13%) SQL
16 17 (26.56%) VB.NET
16 17 (26.56%) .NET Framework
16 17 (26.56%) TDD
17 15 (23.44%) Degree
18 14 (21.88%) Oracle
18 14 (21.88%) Mobile Development
19 13 (20.31%) MySQL
19 13 (20.31%) Web Development
19 13 (20.31%) Software Engineering
19 13 (20.31%) Ajax
20 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio

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 3 (4.69%) CMS
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.56%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) GitHub
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (76.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.31%) MySQL
3 11 (17.19%) NoSQL
4 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (4.69%) ArangoDB
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.13%) Big Data
8 2 (3.13%) Data Lake
8 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.81%) Subversion
4 4 (6.25%) Bugzilla
4 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.25%) Trac
5 3 (4.69%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.13%) JIRA
6 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.56%) Selenium
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.13%) Automotive
3 2 (3.13%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (93.75%) Developer
2 44 (68.75%) .NET Developer
3 27 (42.19%) C# Developer
4 21 (32.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (21.88%) Senior Developer
6 13 (20.31%) Software Developer
7 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (18.75%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (15.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 8 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (10.94%) .NET Software Developer
10 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 6 (9.38%) Applications Developer
11 6 (9.38%) C# Application Developer
12 5 (7.81%) .NET Applications Developer
12 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
12 5 (7.81%) Web Developer
13 4 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
13 4 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (95.31%) .NET
2 53 (82.81%) ASP.NET
3 29 (45.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (43.75%) HTML
5 27 (42.19%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (42.19%) CSS
6 19 (29.69%) WPF
7 18 (28.13%) jQuery
8 17 (26.56%) .NET Framework
9 13 (20.31%) Ajax
10 12 (18.75%) Web Services
11 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 10 (15.63%) RESTful
13 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
13 7 (10.94%) Entity Framework
13 7 (10.94%) Node.js
13 7 (10.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (10.94%) XML
14 6 (9.38%) Code First Entity Framework
15 5 (7.81%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.25%) User Experience
5 3 (4.69%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.69%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Android
3 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (62.50%) MVC
3 21 (32.81%) OO
4 17 (26.56%) TDD
5 14 (21.88%) Mobile Development
6 13 (20.31%) Software Engineering
6 13 (20.31%) Web Development
7 10 (15.63%) BDD
8 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.94%) OOP
8 7 (10.94%) Scrum
8 7 (10.94%) Web Application Development
9 5 (7.81%) Android Development
10 4 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (6.25%) Refactoring
11 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.69%) SDLC
12 2 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 60 (93.75%) C#
2 36 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 18 (28.13%) SQL
4 17 (26.56%) VB.NET
5 7 (10.94%) Ruby
6 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.13%) XAML
7 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) HND
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 38 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 19 (29.69%) Xamarin
3 14 (21.88%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Telerik
4 1 (1.56%) Twitter
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