Period
to 21 October 2017

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 6 months to 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 30 33
Rank change year-on-year -31 +3 +12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.54% 3.21% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 8.04% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 3
Belfast median annual salary £15,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -57.14% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £12,500 £25,400 £27,400
90th Percentile £17,500 £39,500 £40,000
County Antrim median annual salary £15,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -57.14% - +6.06%

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Belfast
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 189 112 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 50.67% 40.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 119 94 53
Belfast median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +1.45%
10th Percentile £20,950 £28,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £55,000 £53,500
County Antrim median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +7.69%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

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 21 October 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#