The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 26 17 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.33% 3.92% 2.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.08% 7.14% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Median salary £25,500 £31,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.68% -9.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
WCF
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
59 28 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 45.74% 54.90% 55.73%
Number of salaries quoted 47 25 19
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

WCF
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

WCF Salary Trend in Belfast

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for WCF.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (44.44%) Apache Cordova
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) OOP
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) High Availability

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) OLAP
2 1 (11.11%) OLTP
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Software Developer
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Cordova
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) OOP
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft