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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 18 35 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 15.65% 24.14% 17.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.27% 44.87% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9 32 33
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £30,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
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
66 78 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 57.39% 53.79% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 69 60
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
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 21 October 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Belfast

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 42 (75.00%) C#
2 39 (69.64%) SQL Server
3 36 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (62.50%) SQL
5 34 (60.71%) ASP.NET
6 33 (58.93%) Degree
7 28 (50.00%) MVC
7 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 25 (44.64%) Web Development
9 24 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (41.07%) Software Engineering
10 23 (41.07%) HTML
11 20 (35.71%) Visual Studio
12 19 (33.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (32.14%) Web Services
13 18 (32.14%) XML
14 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
15 14 (25.00%) Java
15 14 (25.00%) Use Case
15 14 (25.00%) Time Management
16 13 (23.21%) Unit Testing
16 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
16 13 (23.21%) CSS
17 12 (21.43%) jQuery
17 12 (21.43%) Silverlight
18 10 (17.86%) Project Management
18 10 (17.86%) Windows
18 10 (17.86%) WCF
18 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 5 (8.93%) IIS
1 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) Kentico
2 4 (7.14%) Umbraco
2 4 (7.14%) CMS
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Intranet
1 9 (16.07%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (69.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.36%) OLAP
3 3 (5.36%) OLTP
3 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 19 (33.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.93%) NUnit
3 5 (8.93%) Rational Rose
3 5 (8.93%) MSTest
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Front Office
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 14 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Senior Developer
4 10 (17.86%) Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Business Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (10.71%) C# Developer
8 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
9 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Graduate
10 2 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
11 1 (1.79%) Graduate Software Developer
11 1 (1.79%) Developer Analyst
11 1 (1.79%) Graduate Developer
11 1 (1.79%) Team Leader
11 1 (1.79%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (60.71%) ASP.NET
2 24 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 23 (41.07%) HTML
4 18 (32.14%) Web Services
4 18 (32.14%) XML
5 13 (23.21%) CSS
6 12 (21.43%) jQuery
6 12 (21.43%) Silverlight
7 10 (17.86%) WCF
7 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
8 7 (12.50%) WPF
9 6 (10.71%) Ajax
10 5 (8.93%) JSON
10 5 (8.93%) COM+
10 5 (8.93%) XSLT
11 4 (7.14%) ADO.NET
12 2 (3.57%) J2EE
13 1 (1.79%) Lucene
13 1 (1.79%) LINQ
13 1 (1.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.86%) User Experience
3 9 (16.07%) Computer Science
3 9 (16.07%) Client/Server
3 9 (16.07%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.36%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.57%) Physics
7 1 (1.79%) Equities
7 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.79%) Derivative
7 1 (1.79%) Statistics
7 1 (1.79%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.79%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) MVC
3 25 (44.64%) Web Development
4 23 (41.07%) Software Engineering
5 14 (25.00%) Use Case
5 14 (25.00%) Time Management
6 13 (23.21%) Unit Testing
7 10 (17.86%) Project Management
7 10 (17.86%) Business Analysis
8 9 (16.07%) User Stories
9 8 (14.29%) OO
10 7 (12.50%) SOA
11 5 (8.93%) Integration Testing
11 5 (8.93%) UML
11 5 (8.93%) OOP
12 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
12 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (5.36%) Workflow
13 3 (5.36%) Multithreading
13 3 (5.36%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 42 (75.00%) C#
2 35 (62.50%) SQL
3 14 (25.00%) Java
4 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.29%) C++
6 7 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 5 (8.93%) C
7 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
8 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.79%) VBA
9 1 (1.79%) VB
9 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (58.93%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.93%) MCAD
3 5 (8.93%) MCSD
4 3 (5.36%) HNC
4 3 (5.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle
3 5 (8.93%) Northgate
4 4 (7.14%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.79%) KANA
5 1 (1.79%) Sybase
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