Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 159 154
Rank change year-on-year +48 -5 -47
Permanent jobs citing WCF 116 76 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.21% 1.30% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.55% 3.46% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 108 68 74
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,250 £27,500 £32,875
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £50,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2091 2198 2366
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.84% 37.69% 37.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1328 1278 1495
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Scotland

WCF
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for WCF in Scotland

WCF
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Scotland over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Scotland

WCF
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +37 54 £39,000 -2.50% 4
Glasgow +8 43 £45,000 +12.50% 3
West Lothian 0 12 £36,500 -27.00%
Lothian - 5 £43,000 -
Aberdeen -1 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Renfrewshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
WCF
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region with a requirement for WCF.

1 116 (100.00%) C#
1 116 (100.00%) .NET
2 103 (88.79%) ASP.NET
3 101 (87.07%) MVC
4 94 (81.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 89 (76.72%) SQL Server
6 82 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (65.52%) .NET Framework
8 56 (48.28%) ASP.NET Web API
9 55 (47.41%) Entity Framework
10 53 (45.69%) Git (software)
11 52 (44.83%) NoSQL
12 48 (41.38%) TDD
13 47 (40.52%) Ruby
13 47 (40.52%) BDD
13 47 (40.52%) Node.js
13 47 (40.52%) RESTful
13 47 (40.52%) Web Application Development
13 47 (40.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 47 (40.52%) Code First Entity Framework
14 46 (39.66%) SQL Server 2016
15 36 (31.03%) SQL
16 35 (30.17%) AngularJS
17 34 (29.31%) JavaScript
18 32 (27.59%) HTML
18 32 (27.59%) CSS
19 29 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
20 27 (23.28%) jQuery
21 23 (19.83%) Microsoft
22 22 (18.97%) XML

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.31%) iPaaS
2 5 (4.31%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (76.72%) SQL Server
2 52 (44.83%) NoSQL
3 46 (39.66%) SQL Server 2016
4 19 (16.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (14.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (14.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (7.76%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.86%) ArangoDB
7 1 (0.86%) Big Data
7 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.86%) MySQL
7 1 (0.86%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 53 (45.69%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.76%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.31%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.31%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.31%) JUnit
4 5 (4.31%) Maven
4 5 (4.31%) NSubstitute
5 4 (3.45%) Moq
5 4 (3.45%) NUnit
6 3 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.59%) Selenium
6 3 (2.59%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.59%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.72%) Subversion
8 1 (0.86%) JIRA
General
1 21 (18.10%) Marketing
2 20 (17.24%) Finance
3 15 (12.93%) Banking
4 12 (10.34%) Advertising
5 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.86%) Games
6 1 (0.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 110 (94.83%) Developer
2 79 (68.10%) .NET Developer
3 60 (51.72%) C# Developer
4 36 (31.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (29.31%) ASP.NET Developer
5 34 (29.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 33 (28.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 30 (25.86%) .NET Software Developer
8 26 (22.41%) Senior C# Developer
8 26 (22.41%) Senior Developer
9 21 (18.10%) Software Developer
10 20 (17.24%) Full Stack Developer
10 20 (17.24%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 11 (9.48%) SQL Developer
12 7 (6.03%) C# Software Developer
13 6 (5.17%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (5.17%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 5 (4.31%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (4.31%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 5 (4.31%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (100.00%) .NET
2 103 (88.79%) ASP.NET
3 94 (81.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 76 (65.52%) .NET Framework
5 56 (48.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 55 (47.41%) Entity Framework
7 47 (40.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 47 (40.52%) Code First Entity Framework
7 47 (40.52%) Node.js
7 47 (40.52%) RESTful
8 35 (30.17%) AngularJS
9 32 (27.59%) CSS
9 32 (27.59%) HTML
10 27 (23.28%) jQuery
11 22 (18.97%) XML
12 21 (18.10%) CSS3
12 21 (18.10%) Ember.js
12 21 (18.10%) React
13 20 (17.24%) Dojo
13 20 (17.24%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.86%) Fintech
2 1 (0.86%) Smart City
2 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.03%) Windows
2 3 (2.59%) Unix
3 1 (0.86%) Android
3 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (87.07%) MVC
2 82 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (41.38%) TDD
4 47 (40.52%) BDD
4 47 (40.52%) Web Application Development
5 20 (17.24%) SDLC
6 9 (7.76%) Software Engineering
7 8 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.31%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.45%) Scrum
10 3 (2.59%) API Development
10 3 (2.59%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (2.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 3 (2.59%) OO
10 3 (2.59%) Test Strategy
11 2 (1.72%) DSDM
11 2 (1.72%) PRINCE
11 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2
11 2 (1.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 116 (100.00%) C#
2 47 (40.52%) Ruby
3 36 (31.03%) SQL
4 34 (29.31%) JavaScript
5 21 (18.10%) T-SQL
6 17 (14.66%) VB
7 6 (5.17%) Java
8 5 (4.31%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.31%) XPath
9 3 (2.59%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.59%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.59%) Python
10 1 (0.86%) C
10 1 (0.86%) C++
10 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (5.17%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 23 (19.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.34%) Facebook
3 5 (4.31%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.72%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle
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