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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 11 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 4 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.55% 3.03% 5.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.22% 5.26% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 11
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.10%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
18 95 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 33.96% 57.58% 32.88%
Number of salaries quoted 14 66 37
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

.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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) NUnit
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) WCF

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) NUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
2 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) HNC
1 3 (50.00%) HND
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft