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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing .NET 39 37 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 26.90% 25.00% 12.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 54.93% 47.44% 42.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 19
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,900 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,500 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
71 78 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 48.97% 52.70% 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
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 29 August 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Belfast

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 48 (77.42%) C#
2 45 (72.58%) SQL Server
3 38 (61.29%) SQL
4 37 (59.68%) ASP.NET
5 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (51.61%) Degree
6 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
7 30 (48.39%) MVC
8 27 (43.55%) HTML
9 24 (38.71%) Visual Studio
9 24 (38.71%) Web Services
9 24 (38.71%) Web Development
9 24 (38.71%) Software Engineering
10 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (35.48%) XML
12 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
12 18 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (27.42%) Silverlight
13 17 (27.42%) Unit Testing
13 17 (27.42%) CSS
14 15 (24.19%) OO
15 14 (22.58%) Use Case
16 13 (20.97%) Time Management
16 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
17 12 (19.35%) Java
17 12 (19.35%) SOA
17 12 (19.35%) jQuery
18 11 (17.74%) WCF
18 11 (17.74%) Computer Science
18 11 (17.74%) Oracle

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.06%) IIS
3 4 (6.45%) Kentico
3 4 (6.45%) CMS
3 4 (6.45%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) Intranet
1 9 (14.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (72.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.23%) OLAP
4 2 (3.23%) OLTP
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (38.71%) Visual Studio
2 18 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.06%) MSTest
3 5 (8.06%) Rational Rose
3 5 (8.06%) NUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (56.45%) Developer
2 17 (27.42%) Software Developer
3 13 (20.97%) Senior Developer
3 13 (20.97%) Software Engineer
4 11 (17.74%) Senior Software Developer
5 10 (16.13%) Analyst
6 9 (14.52%) Business Analyst
6 9 (14.52%) .NET Developer
7 7 (11.29%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) C# Developer
9 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
11 1 (1.61%) Team Leader
11 1 (1.61%) Graduate
11 1 (1.61%) Architect
11 1 (1.61%) Web Developer
11 1 (1.61%) Software Architect
11 1 (1.61%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (59.68%) ASP.NET
2 27 (43.55%) HTML
3 24 (38.71%) Web Services
4 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (35.48%) XML
6 17 (27.42%) CSS
6 17 (27.42%) Silverlight
7 12 (19.35%) jQuery
8 11 (17.74%) WCF
9 10 (16.13%) .NET Framework
10 7 (11.29%) WPF
11 6 (9.68%) Ajax
12 5 (8.06%) JSON
12 5 (8.06%) XSLT
12 5 (8.06%) COM+
13 4 (6.45%) ADO.NET
14 1 (1.61%) LINQ
14 1 (1.61%) J2EE
14 1 (1.61%) Lucene
14 1 (1.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.52%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.06%) GIS
3 5 (8.06%) Open Source
3 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.61%) Physics
5 1 (1.61%) Equities
5 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.61%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (48.39%) MVC
3 24 (38.71%) Software Engineering
3 24 (38.71%) Web Development
4 17 (27.42%) Unit Testing
5 15 (24.19%) OO
6 14 (22.58%) Use Case
7 13 (20.97%) Time Management
8 12 (19.35%) SOA
9 9 (14.52%) Project Management
9 9 (14.52%) Business Analysis
9 9 (14.52%) User Stories
10 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (9.68%) Integration Testing
12 5 (8.06%) UML
12 5 (8.06%) OOP
13 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
13 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (4.84%) Refactoring
14 2 (3.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 48 (77.42%) C#
2 38 (61.29%) SQL
3 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.35%) Java
5 9 (14.52%) C++
6 8 (12.90%) VB.NET
7 5 (8.06%) C
7 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.61%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) VBA
9 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (51.61%) Degree
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.06%) BC Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) CTC Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) MCAD
3 5 (8.06%) MCSD
4 3 (4.84%) HNC
4 3 (4.84%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) ESRI
3 5 (8.06%) Northgate
4 4 (6.45%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.61%) KANA
5 1 (1.61%) Sybase
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Belfast
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago