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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 33 20 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.38% 9.35% 3.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.29% 17.33% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 7
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
70 75 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 55.56% 53.96% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19 62 36
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
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 22 September 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
3 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
4 6 (54.55%) WPF
4 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
6 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
6 4 (36.36%) MVC
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) C++
6 4 (36.36%) ADO.NET
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
7 3 (27.27%) OLAP
7 3 (27.27%) Web Services
7 3 (27.27%) HNC
7 3 (27.27%) HND
7 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
7 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
7 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 3 (27.27%) Workflow
7 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) OLAP
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Software Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) WPF
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 4 (36.36%) ADO.NET
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (9.09%) LINQ
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
3 1 (9.09%) Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Workflow
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 3 (27.27%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) DNA
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) VBA
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) HNC
2 3 (27.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago