The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 - 15
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 11.11% - 4.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.13% - 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Median salary £36,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 31 18 26
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 68.89% 41.86% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 23
Median salary £36,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.04% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £44,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

WCF
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for WCF in West Lothian

WCF
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston - 5 £36,500 -
WCF
Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for WCF.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) MVC
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 10 (76.92%) jQuery
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) T-SQL
2 10 (76.92%) SDLC
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (53.85%) VB
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (53.85%) Banking
3 7 (53.85%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Local Government
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) .NET Developer
2 10 (76.92%) C# Developer
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 7 (53.85%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (53.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (46.15%) Software Developer
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (23.08%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (76.92%) jQuery
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (53.85%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (76.92%) SDLC
2 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) T-SQL
3 7 (53.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft