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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 13 31 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 12.87% 24.80% 16.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.21% 48.44% 42.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 43
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £50,000 £42,100
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
56 64 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 55.45% 51.20% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 18 50 82
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £45,000 £50,000
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 18 December 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Belfast

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 36 (81.82%) C#
2 31 (70.45%) SQL Server
3 27 (61.36%) SQL
4 25 (56.82%) ASP.NET
5 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (50.00%) MVC
6 22 (50.00%) HTML
7 21 (47.73%) Degree
8 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
9 19 (43.18%) Software Engineering
10 16 (36.36%) Web Development
10 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
11 15 (34.09%) Visual Studio
11 15 (34.09%) XML
11 15 (34.09%) CSS
12 14 (31.82%) Web Services
12 14 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (29.55%) WCF
13 13 (29.55%) Unit Testing
13 13 (29.55%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (27.27%) WPF
15 10 (22.73%) Use Case
15 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
16 9 (20.45%) Java
16 9 (20.45%) jQuery
16 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
17 8 (18.18%) Silverlight
17 8 (18.18%) Time Management
18 7 (15.91%) Computer Science

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (13.64%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.27%) Kentico
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Intranet
1 5 (11.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (70.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) OLAP
3 2 (4.55%) OLTP
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Visual Studio
2 13 (29.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.36%) MSTest
3 5 (11.36%) Rational Rose
3 5 (11.36%) NUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
1 3 (6.82%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 15 (34.09%) Software Developer
4 13 (29.55%) Senior Software Developer
5 9 (20.45%) Software Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Business Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) C# Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Consultant
10 2 (4.55%) Implementation Consultant
10 2 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Technical Implementation Consultant
10 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
11 1 (2.27%) CMS Developer
11 1 (2.27%) Software Architect
11 1 (2.27%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (56.82%) ASP.NET
2 22 (50.00%) HTML
3 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (34.09%) CSS
4 15 (34.09%) XML
5 14 (31.82%) Web Services
6 13 (29.55%) WCF
7 12 (27.27%) WPF
8 9 (20.45%) jQuery
8 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
9 8 (18.18%) Silverlight
10 6 (13.64%) WF
11 5 (11.36%) JSON
11 5 (11.36%) Ajax
11 5 (11.36%) XSLT
11 5 (11.36%) COM+
12 2 (4.55%) ADO.NET
13 1 (2.27%) J2EE
13 1 (2.27%) Lucene
13 1 (2.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.36%) User Experience
3 5 (11.36%) Client/Server
3 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.55%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.27%) Physics
6 1 (2.27%) Chemistry
6 1 (2.27%) Biology
6 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (50.00%) MVC
3 19 (43.18%) Software Engineering
4 16 (36.36%) Web Development
5 13 (29.55%) Unit Testing
6 10 (22.73%) Use Case
7 8 (18.18%) Time Management
8 7 (15.91%) SOA
8 7 (15.91%) OO
9 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
9 6 (13.64%) Project Management
10 5 (11.36%) User Stories
10 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing
10 5 (11.36%) UML
10 5 (11.36%) OOP
11 2 (4.55%) OOD
11 2 (4.55%) Workflow
11 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
11 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) C#
2 27 (61.36%) SQL
3 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.45%) Java
5 6 (13.64%) C++
5 6 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 5 (11.36%) C
7 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.27%) VB
8 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) Degree
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.36%) MCAD
3 5 (11.36%) MCSD
4 3 (6.82%) HNC
4 3 (6.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Northgate
4 1 (2.27%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.27%) KANA
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