Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 114 126
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12 -45
Permanent jobs citing WCF 34 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.28% 0.87% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.43% 2.47% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 23
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.59% +11.84% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,500 £55,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 991 809 960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 37.37% 35.37% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 649 571 651
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £64,400 £60,000 £57,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -

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 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 34 (100.00%) C#
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (85.29%) SQL Server
4 18 (52.94%) MVC
5 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 17 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (44.12%) Windows
7 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 12 (35.29%) TDD
7 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2016
8 11 (32.35%) .NET Framework
8 11 (32.35%) RESTful
9 10 (29.41%) Entity Framework
9 10 (29.41%) Node.js
10 9 (26.47%) BDD
10 9 (26.47%) NoSQL
10 9 (26.47%) Web Application Development
10 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (26.47%) Code First Entity Framework
10 9 (26.47%) Finance
10 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
10 9 (26.47%) Ruby
11 8 (23.53%) Selenium
11 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (23.53%) Unix
11 8 (23.53%) Scrum

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 1 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (85.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (26.47%) NoSQL
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (23.53%) Selenium
3 8 (23.53%) SpecFlow
3 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
4 5 (14.71%) Babel
4 5 (14.71%) Moq
4 5 (14.71%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (14.71%) webpack
5 4 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Financial Institution
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
2 19 (55.88%) .NET Developer
3 11 (32.35%) C# Developer
4 9 (26.47%) Analyst
4 9 (26.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (23.53%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 8 (23.53%) .NET Programmer
5 8 (23.53%) Analyst Programmer
5 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 8 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (23.53%) Programmer
6 5 (14.71%) Lead Developer
7 4 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 11 (32.35%) .NET Framework
4 11 (32.35%) RESTful
5 10 (29.41%) Entity Framework
5 10 (29.41%) Node.js
6 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (26.47%) Code First Entity Framework
7 7 (20.59%) CSS
7 7 (20.59%) HTML
8 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
8 6 (17.65%) React
9 5 (14.71%) Enzyme
9 5 (14.71%) Jest
9 5 (14.71%) jQuery
9 5 (14.71%) Redux
10 4 (11.76%) HTML5
11 3 (8.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) MVC
3 12 (35.29%) TDD
4 9 (26.47%) BDD
4 9 (26.47%) Web Application Development
5 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (23.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 8 (23.53%) Scrum
6 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 5 (14.71%) OOP
8 4 (11.76%) Front End Development
9 3 (8.82%) CRM
9 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.82%) SDLC
10 1 (2.94%) OO
10 1 (2.94%) OOD
10 1 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.94%) SOLID
10 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
2 9 (26.47%) Ruby
3 8 (23.53%) Python
4 7 (20.59%) SQL
5 5 (14.71%) ES6
5 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.82%) VB
7 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft