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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.29% 0.81% 4.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.00% 2.27% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 6
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
50 44 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 35.71% 35.48% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 45 23 32
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,750 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 June 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 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 22 (81.48%) C#
4 21 (77.78%) HTML
4 21 (77.78%) CSS
5 20 (74.07%) ASP.NET
5 20 (74.07%) Unit Testing
6 18 (66.67%) HTML5
7 17 (62.96%) CSS3
8 16 (59.26%) Apache Cordova
8 16 (59.26%) .NET Framework
9 15 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
11 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
11 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
12 7 (25.93%) MVC
13 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (14.81%) Finance
15 3 (11.11%) SQL
15 3 (11.11%) XML
15 3 (11.11%) WPF
16 2 (7.41%) LINQ
16 2 (7.41%) jQuery
16 2 (7.41%) Retail
16 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
16 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
16 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
16 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
16 2 (7.41%) VB.NET

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 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) Sitefinity
3 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (81.48%) .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Web Applications Developer
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (77.78%) CSS
2 21 (77.78%) HTML
3 20 (74.07%) ASP.NET
4 18 (66.67%) HTML5
5 17 (62.96%) CSS3
6 16 (59.26%) .NET Framework
6 16 (59.26%) Apache Cordova
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (11.11%) WPF
8 3 (11.11%) XML
9 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET
9 2 (7.41%) jQuery
9 2 (7.41%) LINQ
9 2 (7.41%) Web Services
10 1 (3.70%) Ajax
10 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Unit Testing
2 7 (25.93%) MVC
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Content Management
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) OOD
5 1 (3.70%) OOP
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) SOA
5 1 (3.70%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) EPiServer