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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing .NET 12 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 16.44% 18.79% 13.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.38% 36.36% 33.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 26
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,500 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
29 77 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 39.73% 51.68% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 22 55 55
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 March 2015.

.NET Salary Histogram in Belfast

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 20 (86.96%) C#
2 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
3 13 (56.52%) HTML
3 13 (56.52%) CSS
4 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
5 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
5 10 (43.48%) WCF
5 10 (43.48%) WPF
6 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
6 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
6 8 (34.78%) MVC
6 8 (34.78%) Oracle
6 8 (34.78%) SQL
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (30.43%) HTML5
7 7 (30.43%) Web Services
8 6 (26.09%) TDD
8 6 (26.09%) WF
8 6 (26.09%) Degree
8 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
9 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
9 5 (21.74%) BDD
9 5 (21.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (21.74%) Open Source
9 5 (21.74%) NUnit
9 5 (21.74%) Subversion
9 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Kentico
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Force.com
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) NUnit
1 5 (21.74%) Subversion
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Software Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Software Developer
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) AWS Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Implementation Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Test Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Principal Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) CMS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Implementation Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
1 13 (56.52%) CSS
2 10 (43.48%) WCF
2 10 (43.48%) WPF
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
3 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (30.43%) HTML5
4 7 (30.43%) Web Services
5 6 (26.09%) WF
6 5 (21.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (13.04%) Silverlight
7 3 (13.04%) jQuery
8 2 (8.70%) XML
9 1 (4.35%) J2EE
9 1 (4.35%) CSS3
9 1 (4.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Open Source
3 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
2 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
2 8 (34.78%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (21.74%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Coaching
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.35%) User Stories
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) C#
2 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
5 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Apex Code
6 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) HNC
2 3 (13.04%) HND
3 2 (8.70%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
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