Period
to 23 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 111 117
Rank change year-on-year -31 +6 +10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 12 41 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.47% 1.51% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% 4.17% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 32 14
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,750 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.64% -2.50% +1.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,275 £27,750
90th Percentile £43,500 £55,000 £56,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,008 984 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 39.78% 36.34% 31.80%
Number of salaries quoted 632 634 503
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,375 £63,750 £59,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) jQuery
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) MVC
4 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (58.33%) Web Services
6 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
7 5 (41.67%) IIS
7 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (41.67%) Software Delivery
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
8 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (25.00%) CSS
8 3 (25.00%) HTML
8 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) OO
8 3 (25.00%) Refactoring
8 3 (25.00%) TDD
8 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
9 2 (16.67%) REST
9 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (16.67%) Degree
9 2 (16.67%) Ajax
9 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering

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 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Trac
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Games
1 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) jQuery
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 7 (58.33%) Web Services
5 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) Ajax
7 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (16.67%) REST
7 2 (16.67%) SOAP
7 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (8.33%) WinForms
8 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Fintech
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Software Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) Case Management
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) CQRS
6 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft