The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs citing .NET 31 35 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 24.03% 24.31% 13.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.29% 46.05% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 30 20
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £34,750 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
.NET
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
70 76 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 54.26% 52.78% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 63 34
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

.NET
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

.NET Salary Trend in Belfast

.NET
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Belfast

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing .NET 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.

1 46 (76.67%) C#
2 43 (71.67%) SQL Server
3 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (60.00%) SQL
4 36 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 34 (56.67%) Degree
6 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
7 28 (46.67%) MVC
8 26 (43.33%) Software Engineering
9 25 (41.67%) Web Development
9 25 (41.67%) HTML
10 24 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (36.67%) Visual Studio
12 21 (35.00%) Web Services
13 19 (31.67%) XML
13 19 (31.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (28.33%) MS Excel
15 15 (25.00%) CSS
16 14 (23.33%) Silverlight
16 14 (23.33%) Use Case
16 14 (23.33%) Unit Testing
16 14 (23.33%) Time Management
17 13 (21.67%) Java
17 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
18 12 (20.00%) OO
18 12 (20.00%) jQuery
18 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
19 11 (18.33%) Windows
20 10 (16.67%) Project Management

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.33%) IIS
3 4 (6.67%) Kentico
3 4 (6.67%) CMS
3 4 (6.67%) Umbraco
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (28.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) Intranet
1 9 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (71.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.33%) OLAP
4 2 (3.33%) OLTP
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (36.67%) Visual Studio
2 19 (31.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.33%) MSTest
3 5 (8.33%) Rational Rose
3 5 (8.33%) NUnit
4 1 (1.67%) Subversion
4 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Games
2 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Law
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 31 (51.67%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) Software Developer
3 14 (23.33%) Software Engineer
4 13 (21.67%) Senior Developer
5 11 (18.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 10 (16.67%) Analyst
7 9 (15.00%) Business Analyst
8 8 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
10 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
11 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
12 2 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
12 2 (3.33%) Graduate
13 1 (1.67%) Architect
13 1 (1.67%) Web Developer
13 1 (1.67%) Software Architect
13 1 (1.67%) Senior C# Developer
13 1 (1.67%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 25 (41.67%) HTML
3 24 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (35.00%) Web Services
5 19 (31.67%) XML
6 15 (25.00%) CSS
7 14 (23.33%) Silverlight
8 12 (20.00%) jQuery
9 10 (16.67%) WCF
9 10 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 6 (10.00%) WPF
10 6 (10.00%) Ajax
11 5 (8.33%) JSON
11 5 (8.33%) XSLT
11 5 (8.33%) COM+
12 3 (5.00%) ADO.NET
13 2 (3.33%) J2EE
14 1 (1.67%) Lucene
14 1 (1.67%) LINQ
14 1 (1.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (16.67%) User Experience
4 9 (15.00%) Client/Server
4 9 (15.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.33%) Physics
7 2 (3.33%) GIS
7 2 (3.33%) Open Source
8 1 (1.67%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.67%) Biology
8 1 (1.67%) Equities
8 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.67%) Derivative
8 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (46.67%) MVC
3 26 (43.33%) Software Engineering
4 25 (41.67%) Web Development
5 14 (23.33%) Use Case
5 14 (23.33%) Unit Testing
5 14 (23.33%) Time Management
6 12 (20.00%) OO
7 10 (16.67%) Project Management
7 10 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 9 (15.00%) SOA
8 9 (15.00%) User Stories
9 6 (10.00%) Integration Testing
10 5 (8.33%) UML
10 5 (8.33%) OOP
11 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
12 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.00%) Refactoring
13 2 (3.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 46 (76.67%) C#
2 36 (60.00%) SQL
3 13 (21.67%) Java
3 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.00%) C++
4 9 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.33%) C
6 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.67%) VB
7 1 (1.67%) VBA
7 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (56.67%) Degree
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.33%) MCAD
3 5 (8.33%) MCSD
4 3 (5.00%) HNC
4 3 (5.00%) HND
5 2 (3.33%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) Northgate
4 4 (6.67%) EPiServer
5 2 (3.33%) ESRI
6 1 (1.67%) KANA
6 1 (1.67%) Sybase
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Posted: 14 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago