The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 25 38
Permanent jobs citing WCF 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast - 3.68% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 11.11% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Median salary - £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 81 45 49
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 53.29% 33.09% 36.03%
Number of salaries quoted 59 41 25
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Belfast

WCF
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Belfast.

Salary trend for WCF in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) WPF
4 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (37.50%) LINQ
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

WCF
Co-occurring 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSBuild
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) WPF
4 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) LINQ
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle