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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 23 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Permanent jobs citing .NET 16 29 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 10.96% 20.86% 14.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.57% 55.77% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 30
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £28,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £45,550 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
56 52 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 38.36% 37.41% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 76
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
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 26 May 2015.

.NET Salary Histogram in Belfast

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 21 (91.30%) C#
2 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
3 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
4 14 (60.87%) HTML
5 13 (56.52%) CSS
6 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
6 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
6 12 (52.17%) Oracle
7 10 (43.48%) Project Management
7 10 (43.48%) HTML5
8 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
8 9 (39.13%) Java
9 8 (34.78%) SQL
9 8 (34.78%) Web Services
9 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
9 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
9 8 (34.78%) MVC
9 8 (34.78%) TDD
9 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
9 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
10 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
10 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
11 6 (26.09%) NUnit
11 6 (26.09%) Scrum
11 6 (26.09%) Subversion
11 6 (26.09%) Python
11 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) SAS
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Kentico
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Force.com
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) QlikView
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) OLAP
4 1 (4.35%) OLTP
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) NUnit
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Xcode
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) AWS Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Graduate
3 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) CMS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) CSS
3 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
4 10 (43.48%) HTML5
5 8 (34.78%) Web Services
5 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
5 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
7 4 (17.39%) WPF
8 3 (13.04%) WCF
8 3 (13.04%) jQuery
9 1 (4.35%) Silverlight
9 1 (4.35%) CSS3
9 1 (4.35%) D3.js
9 1 (4.35%) Java EE
9 1 (4.35%) J2EE
9 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
9 1 (4.35%) XML
9 1 (4.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
3 4 (17.39%) Physics
3 4 (17.39%) Chemistry
3 4 (17.39%) Psychology
3 4 (17.39%) GIS
3 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 4 (17.39%) Economics
3 4 (17.39%) Statistics
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.35%) User Experience
5 1 (4.35%) iPhone
5 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.35%) iPad
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
2 10 (43.48%) Project Management
3 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
4 8 (34.78%) MVC
4 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
4 8 (34.78%) TDD
5 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (26.09%) Open Source
6 6 (26.09%) BDD
6 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Scrum
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) Operations Research
8 2 (8.70%) OO
8 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.70%) Coaching
9 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) Java
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Python
6 5 (21.74%) C++
7 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
8 1 (4.35%) Apex Code
8 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.35%) VB
8 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Postgraduate
3 1 (4.35%) HNC
3 1 (4.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Business Objects
3 4 (17.39%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
5 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.35%) Tableau
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