Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 39 24
Rank change year-on-year -15 -15 +16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 1.36% 1.33% 6.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.67% 3.54% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
County Antrim median annual salary £32,500 £25,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.45% -27.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £12,500 £20,900 £27,850
90th Percentile £50,000 £31,700 £41,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £32,500 £25,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +27.45% -27.14% +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 County Antrim with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
County Antrim
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 187 113 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 50.68% 37.54% 50.35%
Number of salaries quoted 117 91 51
County Antrim median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% +14.29% +6.87%
10th Percentile £12,500 £28,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% +14.29% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF 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 in County Antrim.

Salary trend for WCF in County Antrim

WCF
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in County Antrim over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in County Antrim

WCF
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -15 4 £32,500 +27.45%
Newtownabbey - 1 - -
WCF
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for WCF.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Docker
4 2 (40.00%) Microservices
4 2 (40.00%) SOLID
4 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (40.00%) Prometheus
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (40.00%) WCF Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) SOLID
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft