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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing .NET 30 9 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 29.13% 13.43% 21.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 58.82% 31.03% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 22
Average salary £36,000 £37,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.63% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
.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
51 29 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 49.51% 43.28% 55.49%
Number of salaries quoted 34 13 64
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

.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 8 February 2016.

.NET Salary Histogram in Belfast

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 45 (93.75%) C#
2 33 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 32 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 32 (66.67%) CSS
4 31 (64.58%) HTML
5 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
6 24 (50.00%) WCF
7 22 (45.83%) .NET Framework
8 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
9 20 (41.67%) HTML5
10 19 (39.58%) SQL
11 17 (35.42%) MVC
12 16 (33.33%) Unit Testing
13 14 (29.17%) SharePoint
13 14 (29.17%) XML
13 14 (29.17%) CSS3
14 12 (25.00%) Web Services
15 11 (22.92%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (22.92%) jQuery
16 10 (20.83%) WPF
16 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
16 10 (20.83%) VB.NET
16 10 (20.83%) Apache Cordova
17 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (18.75%) Windows
17 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
18 8 (16.67%) Configuration Management
19 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
19 7 (14.58%) Multithreading
20 6 (12.50%) Entity Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 11 (22.92%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) MySQL
3 4 (8.33%) OLAP
3 4 (8.33%) OLTP
3 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Maven
3 1 (2.08%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (12.50%) Advertising
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (75.00%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 13 (27.08%) C# Developer
4 10 (20.83%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Software Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Software Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Web Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 32 (66.67%) CSS
2 31 (64.58%) HTML
3 24 (50.00%) WCF
4 22 (45.83%) .NET Framework
5 20 (41.67%) HTML5
6 14 (29.17%) CSS3
6 14 (29.17%) XML
7 12 (25.00%) Web Services
8 11 (22.92%) jQuery
9 10 (20.83%) Apache Cordova
9 10 (20.83%) WPF
10 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (12.50%) ADO.NET
11 6 (12.50%) Ajax
11 6 (12.50%) Entity Framework
11 6 (12.50%) LINQ
12 5 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (8.33%) XSLT
14 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) MVC
2 16 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
4 8 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 7 (14.58%) Multithreading
6 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.33%) Web Development
7 4 (8.33%) Workflow
8 3 (6.25%) BDD
8 3 (6.25%) SOA
8 3 (6.25%) TDD
9 2 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (4.17%) Coaching
9 2 (4.17%) OO
9 2 (4.17%) OOP
9 2 (4.17%) Project Management
9 2 (4.17%) Re-Platforming
9 2 (4.17%) UML
9 2 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 45 (93.75%) C#
2 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 19 (39.58%) SQL
4 10 (20.83%) VB.NET
5 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.33%) VB
7 3 (6.25%) Java
7 3 (6.25%) PHP
8 2 (4.17%) Ruby
8 2 (4.17%) VB6
9 1 (2.08%) C++
9 1 (2.08%) VBA
9 1 (2.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) BMC
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
3 1 (2.08%) Remedy
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Salary: £27000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: €50000 - €65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Belfast
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Flexitime
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago