Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 104 110
Rank change year-on-year +24 +6 -6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 86 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.90% 1.83% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.81% 4.17% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 82 39 40
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £52,500 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £44,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.73% +11.88% -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 976 983 1,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 44.30% 43.98% 46.75%
Number of salaries quoted 707 615 534
Glasgow median annual salary £48,850 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.51% +4.32% +1.25%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Glasgow

WCF
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for WCF in Glasgow

WCF
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Glasgow over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for WCF.

1 80 (93.02%) C#
2 78 (90.70%) .NET
3 76 (88.37%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (72.09%) SQL Server
5 48 (55.81%) ASP.NET
5 48 (55.81%) MVC
5 48 (55.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 48 (55.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 46 (53.49%) SQL
7 39 (45.35%) TDD
8 32 (37.21%) Git (software)
9 31 (36.05%) Banking
10 30 (34.88%) NoSQL
10 30 (34.88%) Node.js
11 28 (32.56%) Web Services
12 27 (31.40%) HTML
12 27 (31.40%) JavaScript
13 26 (30.23%) Scrum
14 25 (29.07%) LINQ
15 23 (26.74%) RESTful
16 22 (25.58%) SQL Server 2016
16 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 22 (25.58%) Web Application Development
16 22 (25.58%) BDD
16 22 (25.58%) Ruby
16 22 (25.58%) WPF
17 20 (23.26%) AngularJS
18 19 (22.09%) CSS
19 16 (18.60%) OOP
19 16 (18.60%) WebSphere

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 16 (18.60%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.79%) SaaS
2 10 (11.63%) Dynamics 365
3 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.30%) npm
3 8 (9.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (72.09%) SQL Server
2 30 (34.88%) NoSQL
3 22 (25.58%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 32 (37.21%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.28%) Cucumber
3 10 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (9.30%) Babel
4 8 (9.30%) Log4Net
4 8 (9.30%) NUnit
4 8 (9.30%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (9.30%) webpack
5 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (1.16%) Moq
6 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (36.05%) Banking
2 14 (16.28%) Finance
3 13 (15.12%) Advertising
4 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (94.19%) Developer
2 62 (72.09%) .NET Developer
3 35 (40.70%) C# Developer
4 23 (26.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Senior C# Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (4.65%) SaaS Developer
8 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.33%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) Consultant
9 2 (2.33%) CRM Consultant
9 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Consultant
9 2 (2.33%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (2.33%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (90.70%) .NET
2 48 (55.81%) ASP.NET
2 48 (55.81%) ASP.NET MVC
2 48 (55.81%) ASP.NET Web API
3 30 (34.88%) Node.js
4 28 (32.56%) Web Services
5 27 (31.40%) HTML
6 25 (29.07%) LINQ
7 23 (26.74%) RESTful
8 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 22 (25.58%) WPF
9 20 (23.26%) AngularJS
10 19 (22.09%) CSS
11 14 (16.28%) Gherkin
12 13 (15.12%) .NET Framework
13 12 (13.95%) Entity Framework
14 11 (12.79%) Code First Entity Framework
14 11 (12.79%) Ember.js
14 11 (12.79%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (12.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.14%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.16%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (88.37%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (55.81%) MVC
3 39 (45.35%) TDD
4 26 (30.23%) Scrum
5 22 (25.58%) BDD
5 22 (25.58%) Web Application Development
6 16 (18.60%) OOP
7 11 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (11.63%) CRM
8 10 (11.63%) SDLC
9 9 (10.47%) Asset Management
9 9 (10.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (10.47%) Microservices
10 8 (9.30%) API Development
10 8 (9.30%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (9.30%) Open Source
11 7 (8.14%) Web Development
12 6 (6.98%) Data Modelling
12 6 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (4.65%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 80 (93.02%) C#
2 46 (53.49%) SQL
3 27 (31.40%) JavaScript
4 22 (25.58%) Ruby
5 11 (12.79%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.16%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.16%) VB
6 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.16%) VB6
6 1 (1.16%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (5.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) PMO
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.79%) Facebook