The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 25 11 36
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 9 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 6.29% 15.65% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.68% 29.49% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 1
Average salary £33,000 £38,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% +13.43%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET Framework
County Antrim

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 Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
71 78 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 49.65% 53.06% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 26 62 39
Average salary £34,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.21% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

.NET Framework
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Belfast region.

.NET Framework Salary Trend in Belfast

.NET Framework
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

.NET Framework Salary Histogram in Belfast

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing .NET Framework 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 .NET Framework.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) jQuery
4 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (60.00%) Web Development
4 6 (60.00%) Ajax
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (50.00%) MSTest
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (50.00%) SOA
5 5 (50.00%) Rational Rose
5 5 (50.00%) COM+
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) UML
5 5 (50.00%) OOP
5 5 (50.00%) OO
5 5 (50.00%) C
5 5 (50.00%) C++

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing .NET Framework 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 .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (50.00%) MSTest
2 5 (50.00%) Rational Rose
2 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (50.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Software Developer
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (70.00%) jQuery
3 6 (60.00%) Ajax
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (50.00%) COM+
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) XSLT
4 5 (50.00%) JSON
5 4 (40.00%) WCF
6 3 (30.00%) WPF
6 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
7 2 (20.00%) CSS
8 1 (10.00%) LINQ
8 1 (10.00%) Lucene
8 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Web Development
4 5 (50.00%) SOA
4 5 (50.00%) UML
4 5 (50.00%) OOP
4 5 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) Use Case
4 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Product Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (50.00%) MCAD
1 5 (50.00%) MCSD
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) HNC
2 3 (30.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Northgate
3 1 (10.00%) KANA