Period
to 16 November 2018

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

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 145 156
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 90 89 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.67% 1.58% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.15% 4.10% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 74 74 58
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £55,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,169 2,173 1,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.15% 38.65% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,437 1,393 1,238
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,942 £28,300 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £58,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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
Glasgow +23 71 £50,000 - 5
Edinburgh -7 12 £38,750 -8.82% 2
West Lothian -21 3 £21,000 - 1
Aberdeen -5 2 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Renfrewshire -4 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
WCF
UK

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

1 88 (97.78%) C#
2 86 (95.56%) .NET
3 79 (87.78%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (80.00%) SQL Server
5 50 (55.56%) SQL
6 46 (51.11%) ASP.NET
7 44 (48.89%) MVC
8 41 (45.56%) Web Services
9 40 (44.44%) TDD
10 35 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (36.67%) Banking
12 32 (35.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (34.44%) LINQ
13 31 (34.44%) Scrum
14 28 (31.11%) Git (software)
15 21 (23.33%) NoSQL
15 21 (23.33%) .NET Framework
15 21 (23.33%) WPF
15 21 (23.33%) JavaScript
15 21 (23.33%) HTML
15 21 (23.33%) OOP
16 20 (22.22%) WebSphere
17 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
17 19 (21.11%) Node.js
17 19 (21.11%) Web Application Development
18 18 (20.00%) Gherkin
18 18 (20.00%) Cucumber
18 18 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
18 18 (20.00%) Finance
18 18 (20.00%) CSS

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 20 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.78%) IIS
3 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) SaaS
2 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (3.33%) npm
4 3 (3.33%) Office 365
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) HTTP
1 2 (2.22%) Internet
1 2 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.33%) NoSQL
3 18 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (18.89%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.22%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (2.22%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 28 (31.11%) Git (software)
2 18 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.33%) Babel
4 3 (3.33%) Log4Net
4 3 (3.33%) NUnit
4 3 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (3.33%) webpack
5 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.22%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.11%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (1.11%) Moq
6 1 (1.11%) Subversion
6 1 (1.11%) Trac
6 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (36.67%) Banking
2 18 (20.00%) Finance
3 10 (11.11%) Advertising
4 2 (2.22%) Games
5 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Law
5 1 (1.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 82 (91.11%) Developer
2 67 (74.44%) .NET Developer
3 34 (37.78%) C# Developer
4 26 (28.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (21.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 19 (21.11%) Senior Developer
6 13 (14.44%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 13 (14.44%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Graduate
8 4 (4.44%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Consultant
9 3 (3.33%) CRM Consultant
9 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 3 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Consultant
9 3 (3.33%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
10 2 (2.22%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (95.56%) .NET
2 46 (51.11%) ASP.NET
3 41 (45.56%) Web Services
4 35 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 32 (35.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (34.44%) LINQ
7 21 (23.33%) .NET Framework
7 21 (23.33%) HTML
7 21 (23.33%) WPF
8 19 (21.11%) Node.js
9 18 (20.00%) CSS
9 18 (20.00%) Gherkin
10 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 17 (18.89%) RESTful
11 15 (16.67%) AngularJS
11 15 (16.67%) jQuery
12 13 (14.44%) REST
13 12 (13.33%) Entity Framework
14 9 (10.00%) Ember.js
14 9 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.56%) Fintech
2 5 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.22%) User Experience
4 2 (2.22%) W3C
5 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.11%) LIMS
5 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (87.78%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (48.89%) MVC
3 40 (44.44%) TDD
4 31 (34.44%) Scrum
5 21 (23.33%) OOP
6 19 (21.11%) Web Application Development
7 17 (18.89%) BDD
8 11 (12.22%) Asset Management
8 11 (12.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (8.89%) SDLC
11 7 (7.78%) Business Analysis
12 6 (6.67%) CRM
12 6 (6.67%) Microservices
13 5 (5.56%) Software Delivery
14 4 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (4.44%) Software Engineering
15 3 (3.33%) OO
15 3 (3.33%) SOA
15 3 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 88 (97.78%) C#
2 50 (55.56%) SQL
3 21 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 16 (17.78%) Ruby
5 9 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.22%) Java
6 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.11%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.11%) VB
7 1 (1.11%) VB6
7 1 (1.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.11%) HND
3 1 (1.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.78%) Facebook
3 2 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (1.11%) Xamarin