The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 23 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.26% 1.75% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.05% 4.50% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 3
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +7.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
83 111 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 43.68% 38.95% 43.92%
Number of salaries quoted 67 71 60
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
UK

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

WCF
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

WCF Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

WCF
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

WCF
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +16 10 £45,000 +16.12% 3
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (96.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 15 (60.00%) Degree
4 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
4 14 (56.00%) CSS
4 14 (56.00%) MVC
5 13 (52.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (52.00%) Visual Studio
5 13 (52.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (52.00%) LINQ
5 13 (52.00%) jQuery
5 13 (52.00%) Ajax
5 13 (52.00%) .NET Framework
6 12 (48.00%) Time Management
7 9 (36.00%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (32.00%) Finance
8 8 (32.00%) ADO.NET
8 8 (32.00%) WPF
9 7 (28.00%) Banking
10 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
11 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (12.00%) Web Services
11 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
11 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
12 2 (8.00%) QA
12 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (96.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) OLAP
2 2 (8.00%) OLTP
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 13 (52.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) NUnit
2 1 (4.00%) MSTest
2 1 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (4.00%) Moq
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (84.00%) C# Developer
3 14 (56.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (52.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (36.00%) Senior Developer
6 6 (24.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
10 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
2 14 (56.00%) CSS
2 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (52.00%) Ajax
3 13 (52.00%) .NET Framework
3 13 (52.00%) LINQ
3 13 (52.00%) jQuery
3 13 (52.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 8 (32.00%) WPF
4 8 (32.00%) ADO.NET
5 3 (12.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) XML
6 1 (4.00%) JSON
6 1 (4.00%) SOAP
6 1 (4.00%) HTML
6 1 (4.00%) RESTful
6 1 (4.00%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (4.00%) CSS3
6 1 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) MVC
2 12 (48.00%) Time Management
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.00%) Kanban
5 1 (4.00%) BDD
5 1 (4.00%) High Availability
5 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.00%) OO
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Workflow
5 1 (4.00%) Scrum
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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