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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing .NET 25 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 25.51% 12.61% 19.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 64.10% 38.89% 46.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 19
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,700 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £42,000 £46,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
.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
39 36 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 39.80% 32.43% 41.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 43
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

.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 April 2016.

.NET Salary Histogram in Belfast

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 45 (90.00%) C#
2 39 (78.00%) SQL Server
3 36 (72.00%) ASP.NET
3 36 (72.00%) CSS
4 33 (66.00%) HTML
5 29 (58.00%) WCF
6 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
7 26 (52.00%) .NET Framework
8 24 (48.00%) HTML5
9 21 (42.00%) Unit Testing
9 21 (42.00%) CSS3
10 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
10 18 (36.00%) BizTalk Server
10 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
11 17 (34.00%) SC Cleared
12 16 (32.00%) SQL
13 15 (30.00%) Apache Cordova
14 12 (24.00%) XML
14 12 (24.00%) MVC
15 10 (20.00%) Windows
15 10 (20.00%) SharePoint
16 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
17 8 (16.00%) jQuery
17 8 (16.00%) WPF
17 8 (16.00%) Web Services
18 7 (14.00%) VB.NET
18 7 (14.00%) Advertising
18 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
19 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
19 6 (12.00%) Multithreading

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 18 (36.00%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.00%) IIS
4 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.00%) CMS
5 1 (2.00%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.00%) Sitefinity
5 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (78.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.00%) MySQL
4 3 (6.00%) OLAP
4 3 (6.00%) OLTP
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.00%) Maven
1 1 (2.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.00%) Advertising
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (78.00%) Developer
2 26 (52.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Web Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (72.00%) ASP.NET
1 36 (72.00%) CSS
2 33 (66.00%) HTML
3 29 (58.00%) WCF
4 26 (52.00%) .NET Framework
5 24 (48.00%) HTML5
6 21 (42.00%) CSS3
7 15 (30.00%) Apache Cordova
8 12 (24.00%) XML
9 8 (16.00%) jQuery
9 8 (16.00%) Web Services
9 8 (16.00%) WPF
10 6 (12.00%) LINQ
11 5 (10.00%) ADO.NET
12 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (6.00%) Ajax
13 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
13 3 (6.00%) Entity Framework
14 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Unit Testing
2 12 (24.00%) MVC
3 6 (12.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.00%) ITIL
5 4 (8.00%) TDD
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.00%) BDD
6 3 (6.00%) Coaching
6 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.00%) Web Development
6 3 (6.00%) Workflow
7 2 (4.00%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) Content Management
7 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.00%) Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 45 (90.00%) C#
2 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.00%) SQL
4 7 (14.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.00%) Java
7 3 (6.00%) VB
8 2 (4.00%) PHP
8 2 (4.00%) Ruby
9 1 (2.00%) VB6
9 1 (2.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (34.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) Degree
4 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) BMC
2 4 (8.00%) Remedy
3 2 (4.00%) BT
3 2 (4.00%) IBM
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) EPiServer
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Lisburn/Belfast, Northern Ireland
Precious Packaging
Salary: 35-55k depending on experience
Posted: 16 days ago