Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 132 114
Rank change year-on-year +46 -18 -17
Permanent jobs citing WCF 52 18 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.10% 0.71% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.51% 2.37% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 46 13 30
Edinburgh median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,350 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 944 760 986
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.17% 30.05% 34.80%
Number of salaries quoted 611 506 654
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,125 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.59% +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 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for WCF.

1 52 (100.00%) C#
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (98.08%) SQL Server
3 48 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (84.62%) ASP.NET
4 44 (84.62%) MVC
5 42 (80.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 40 (76.92%) Entity Framework
6 40 (76.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 40 (76.92%) .NET Framework
7 38 (73.08%) Git (software)
8 34 (65.38%) NoSQL
8 34 (65.38%) TDD
9 33 (63.46%) Ruby
9 33 (63.46%) Node.js
9 33 (63.46%) Web Application Development
9 33 (63.46%) RESTful
9 33 (63.46%) BDD
9 33 (63.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 33 (63.46%) Code First Entity Framework
10 32 (61.54%) SQL Server 2016
11 20 (38.46%) Marketing
12 16 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
14 11 (21.15%) SQL
14 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
15 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
15 10 (19.23%) Finance
16 9 (17.31%) Visual Studio
16 9 (17.31%) XML

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) iPaaS
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (9.62%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (98.08%) SQL Server
2 34 (65.38%) NoSQL
3 32 (61.54%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (9.62%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.92%) ArangoDB
8 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (73.08%) Git (software)
2 9 (17.31%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.62%) Eclipse
3 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.62%) JUnit
3 5 (9.62%) Maven
3 5 (9.62%) NSubstitute
4 4 (7.69%) Moq
4 4 (7.69%) NUnit
4 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (5.77%) Selenium
5 3 (5.77%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.92%) JIRA
6 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 20 (38.46%) Marketing
2 10 (19.23%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (90.38%) Developer
2 40 (76.92%) .NET Developer
3 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET Developer
3 20 (38.46%) C# Developer
4 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 19 (36.54%) C# .NET Developer
4 19 (36.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (34.62%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.77%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 3 (5.77%) .NET Programmer
7 3 (5.77%) Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (5.77%) Programmer
7 3 (5.77%) SQL Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (84.62%) ASP.NET
3 42 (80.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (76.92%) .NET Framework
4 40 (76.92%) ASP.NET Web API
4 40 (76.92%) Entity Framework
5 33 (63.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 33 (63.46%) Code First Entity Framework
5 33 (63.46%) Node.js
5 33 (63.46%) RESTful
6 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (17.31%) jQuery
7 9 (17.31%) REST
7 9 (17.31%) XML
8 8 (15.38%) CSS
8 8 (15.38%) HTML
9 7 (13.46%) Web Services
10 6 (11.54%) XML Schema
10 6 (11.54%) XSLT
11 5 (9.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.92%) Fintech
2 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (84.62%) MVC
3 34 (65.38%) TDD
4 33 (63.46%) BDD
4 33 (63.46%) Web Application Development
5 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.69%) SDLC
8 3 (5.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 3 (5.77%) Scrum
8 3 (5.77%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.85%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.85%) DSDM
9 2 (3.85%) PRINCE
9 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.85%) Project Management
9 2 (3.85%) Release Management
9 2 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.85%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (63.46%) Ruby
3 11 (21.15%) SQL
4 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.62%) Java
5 5 (9.62%) XPath
6 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.77%) Python
7 3 (5.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) MuleSoft
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