The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 21 20 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.35% 6.85% 2.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.45% 13.51% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 5
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +23.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
29 74 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 39.19% 50.68% 39.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22 55 54
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) WPF
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) WF
4 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) HNC
6 3 (30.00%) HND
6 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
6 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (10.00%) HTML5
7 1 (10.00%) Kentico
7 1 (10.00%) CSS3
7 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
7 1 (10.00%) EPiServer

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Kentico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) WPF
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) WF
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
6 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (10.00%) HTML5
7 1 (10.00%) CSS3
7 1 (10.00%) jQuery
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) HNC
1 3 (30.00%) HND
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £240.00 - £290.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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