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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 15 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.52% 11.20% 4.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 21.88% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 14
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £36,750 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
60 64 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 57.14% 51.20% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 50 82
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 17 December 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) WPF
3 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
4 7 (53.85%) HTML
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (53.85%) CSS
5 6 (46.15%) WF
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
7 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
8 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
8 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
8 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
8 3 (23.08%) HNC
8 3 (23.08%) HND
8 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 3 (23.08%) MVC
8 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (23.08%) Silverlight
9 2 (15.38%) Oracle
9 2 (15.38%) OLAP
9 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET
9 2 (15.38%) Web Services
9 2 (15.38%) Windows
9 2 (15.38%) OLTP
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Kentico
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) OLTP
2 2 (15.38%) OLAP
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) Senior Developer
3 8 (61.54%) Software Developer
4 7 (53.85%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (7.69%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) WPF
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) WF
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 3 (23.08%) Silverlight
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET
7 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (7.69%) HTML5
8 1 (7.69%) jQuery
8 1 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
4 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) HNC
2 3 (23.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) EPiServer
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
Belfast
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Full Benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago