Period
to 18 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 141 123
Rank change year-on-year +15 -18 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 14 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.48% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.58% 1.19% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 21
Edinburgh median annual salary £35,000 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.68% -8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £43,500 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £38,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -22.50% +11.11% +12.50%

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 887 1,007 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 41.03% 39.88% 36.47%
Number of salaries quoted 479 630 631
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,500 £68,875 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Edinburgh

WCF
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for WCF in Edinburgh

WCF
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Salary histogram for WCF in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for WCF.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 11 (78.57%) WPF
4 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
5 8 (57.14%) CSS
5 8 (57.14%) HTML
6 7 (50.00%) SQL
7 6 (42.86%) C
7 6 (42.86%) C++
7 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
8 4 (28.57%) TDD
8 4 (28.57%) Subversion
8 4 (28.57%) REST
8 4 (28.57%) SDLC
8 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
8 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
8 4 (28.57%) SOAP
8 4 (28.57%) Automotive
8 4 (28.57%) Scrum
8 4 (28.57%) OO
8 4 (28.57%) Python
8 4 (28.57%) .NET Core
9 3 (21.43%) Asynchronous Programming
9 3 (21.43%) WinForms
9 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
9 3 (21.43%) SOLID
9 3 (21.43%) MSTest
9 3 (21.43%) Xamarin

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) MSTest
2 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (28.57%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) .NET Developer
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Android Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Android Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Junior
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Xamarin Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Junior C# Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) WPF
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Core
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) REST
4 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 3 (21.43%) WinForms
6 2 (14.29%) WebSockets
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Asynchronous Programming
3 3 (21.43%) Microservices
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Development
3 3 (21.43%) SOLID
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) CQRS
5 1 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) C
4 6 (42.86%) C++
5 4 (28.57%) Python
5 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Xamarin