The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 14 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 3.64% 7.43% 4.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 12.87% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 8
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £32,600 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WCF
Northern Ireland

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 County Antrim region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
18 101 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 32.73% 57.71% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14 69 33
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

WCF
Salary Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the County Antrim region.

WCF Salary Trend in County Antrim

WCF
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +7 2 £34,500 -13.75%
WCF
Northern Ireland

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 10 (90.91%) WPF
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 6 (54.55%) WF
5 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
6 3 (27.27%) HNC
6 3 (27.27%) HND
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
6 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 1 (9.09%) HTML5
7 1 (9.09%) Kentico
7 1 (9.09%) High Availability

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Kentico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) OLTP
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Senior Software Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Software Developer
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) WPF
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) WF
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (9.09%) HTML5
7 1 (9.09%) CSS3
7 1 (9.09%) Web Services
7 1 (9.09%) jQuery
7 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) HNC
1 3 (27.27%) HND
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) EPiServer
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore