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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 85 88
Rank change year-on-year +28 +3  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 32 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.89% 0.76% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.10% 2.57% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 12
Median salary £42,500 £28,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.12% -28.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 451 389 487
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 40.78% 29.45% 35.52%
Number of salaries quoted 294 254 306
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,705 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 53 (100.00%) C#
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (94.34%) ASP.NET
2 50 (94.34%) MVC
3 47 (88.68%) SQL Server
4 46 (86.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 43 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (81.13%) .NET Framework
6 41 (77.36%) Git (software)
7 39 (73.58%) Entity Framework
8 38 (71.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (62.26%) BDD
9 33 (62.26%) NoSQL
9 33 (62.26%) RESTful
9 33 (62.26%) TDD
9 33 (62.26%) Ruby
9 33 (62.26%) Node.js
9 33 (62.26%) Web Application Development
9 33 (62.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 33 (62.26%) Code First Entity Framework
10 25 (47.17%) AngularJS
10 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
11 22 (41.51%) SQL Server 2016
12 14 (26.42%) Marketing
13 13 (24.53%) SQL
14 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (20.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (20.75%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (20.75%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (20.75%) Games

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) GitHub
2 5 (9.43%) iPaaS
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.43%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (88.68%) SQL Server
2 33 (62.26%) NoSQL
3 22 (41.51%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (9.43%) ArangoDB
5 5 (9.43%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (77.36%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.43%) Eclipse
3 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.43%) JUnit
3 5 (9.43%) Maven
3 5 (9.43%) NSubstitute
4 4 (7.55%) Moq
4 4 (7.55%) NUnit
5 2 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (26.42%) Marketing
2 11 (20.75%) Games
3 10 (18.87%) Finance
4 5 (9.43%) German Language
5 4 (7.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (94.34%) Developer
2 45 (84.91%) .NET Developer
3 17 (32.08%) .NET Software Developer
4 14 (26.42%) C# Developer
5 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (22.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (20.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (16.98%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (94.34%) ASP.NET
3 46 (86.79%) ASP.NET Web API
4 43 (81.13%) .NET Framework
5 39 (73.58%) Entity Framework
6 38 (71.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (62.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 33 (62.26%) Code First Entity Framework
7 33 (62.26%) Node.js
7 33 (62.26%) RESTful
8 25 (47.17%) AngularJS
9 11 (20.75%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (20.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (13.21%) CSS
10 7 (13.21%) HTML
10 7 (13.21%) REST
10 7 (13.21%) Web Services
11 6 (11.32%) XML
11 6 (11.32%) XML Schema
11 6 (11.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (11.32%) Algorithms
2 6 (11.32%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.89%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (94.34%) MVC
2 43 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (62.26%) BDD
3 33 (62.26%) TDD
3 33 (62.26%) Web Application Development
4 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
5 6 (11.32%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.77%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.77%) DSDM
8 2 (3.77%) PRINCE
8 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.77%) Project Management
8 2 (3.77%) Release Management
8 2 (3.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.77%) Use Case
9 1 (1.89%) OO
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (62.26%) Ruby
3 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
4 13 (24.53%) SQL
5 5 (9.43%) Java
5 5 (9.43%) XPath
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) MuleSoft
3 2 (3.77%) Twitter
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Xamarin
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