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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 15 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 11 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 10.78% - 6.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.21% - 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 9
Median salary £35,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +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
39 35 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 38.24% 30.97% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 42
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 May 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 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (96.67%) C#
3 25 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 23 (76.67%) HTML
4 23 (76.67%) ASP.NET
4 23 (76.67%) CSS
5 20 (66.67%) Unit Testing
6 17 (56.67%) HTML5
6 17 (56.67%) CSS3
7 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
8 15 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (50.00%) .NET Framework
8 15 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
9 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 8 (26.67%) SQL
11 7 (23.33%) MVC
11 7 (23.33%) WPF
12 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
12 6 (20.00%) XML
12 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
13 5 (16.67%) ADO.NET
13 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
13 5 (16.67%) VB.NET
13 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 5 (16.67%) Advertising
13 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
13 5 (16.67%) LINQ
14 4 (13.33%) jQuery
14 4 (13.33%) TDD

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 15 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Sitefinity
3 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) OLAP
2 3 (10.00%) OLTP
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Advertising
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (73.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 5 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (76.67%) ASP.NET
2 23 (76.67%) CSS
2 23 (76.67%) HTML
3 17 (56.67%) CSS3
3 17 (56.67%) HTML5
4 15 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 15 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
5 7 (23.33%) WPF
6 6 (20.00%) XML
7 5 (16.67%) ADO.NET
7 5 (16.67%) LINQ
8 4 (13.33%) jQuery
9 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.33%) Ajax
10 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 7 (23.33%) MVC
3 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.33%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) BDD
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.00%) Workflow
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) Content Management
7 2 (6.67%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) Coaching
8 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Content Management
8 1 (3.33%) OO
8 1 (3.33%) OOD
8 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) C#
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) EPiServer