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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 12 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 19 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 18.45% 5.97% 7.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.25% 13.79% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 13
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,250 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,550 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
51 29 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 49.51% 43.28% 55.49%
Number of salaries quoted 34 13 64
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Belfast

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 17 (70.83%) HTML
2 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
2 17 (70.83%) CSS
3 14 (58.33%) Unit Testing
4 11 (45.83%) HTML5
4 11 (45.83%) CSS3
4 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
5 10 (41.67%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 10 (41.67%) Apache Cordova
5 10 (41.67%) .NET Framework
6 9 (37.50%) WPF
7 7 (29.17%) Multithreading
7 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
8 6 (25.00%) ADO.NET
8 6 (25.00%) MVC
8 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (25.00%) XML
9 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
9 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
9 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
9 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
9 5 (20.83%) LINQ
9 5 (20.83%) jQuery
9 5 (20.83%) Advertising
10 4 (16.67%) Workflow
10 4 (16.67%) Finance

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (41.67%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) OLAP
2 4 (16.67%) OLTP
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.83%) Advertising
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 10 (41.67%) C# Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
2 17 (70.83%) CSS
2 17 (70.83%) HTML
3 11 (45.83%) CSS3
3 11 (45.83%) HTML5
4 10 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 10 (41.67%) Apache Cordova
5 9 (37.50%) WPF
6 6 (25.00%) ADO.NET
6 6 (25.00%) XML
7 5 (20.83%) jQuery
7 5 (20.83%) LINQ
8 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 1 (4.17%) Ajax
9 1 (4.17%) WF
9 1 (4.17%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Unit Testing
2 7 (29.17%) Multithreading
3 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (25.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.67%) Workflow
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) BDD
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) Coaching
7 1 (4.17%) Content Management
7 1 (4.17%) CRUD
7 1 (4.17%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
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