The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 18 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.58% 2.94% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.25% 6.45% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Median salary £25,500 £31,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.68% -9.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
WCF
UK

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 Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
64 31 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 41.29% 45.59% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 49 28 28
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland 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 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
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -5 4 £25,500 -19.68%
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for WCF.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (44.44%) Apache Cordova
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) OOP
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) High Availability

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) OLAP
2 1 (11.11%) OLTP
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Software Developer
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Cordova
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) OOP
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft