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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 4 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing .NET 36 39 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 25.53% 25.83% 12.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 51.43% 48.75% 42.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 19
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £35,500
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
70 80 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 49.65% 52.98% 29.24%
Number of salaries quoted 24 64 39
Average salary £34,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.21% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £33,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 2 September 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Belfast

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 48 (77.42%) C#
2 45 (72.58%) SQL Server
3 38 (61.29%) SQL
4 37 (59.68%) ASP.NET
5 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (53.23%) Degree
7 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
8 30 (48.39%) MVC
9 26 (41.94%) HTML
10 25 (40.32%) Web Development
10 25 (40.32%) Software Engineering
11 24 (38.71%) Visual Studio
11 24 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (37.10%) Web Services
13 21 (33.87%) XML
14 19 (30.65%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
16 16 (25.81%) CSS
16 16 (25.81%) Silverlight
16 16 (25.81%) Unit Testing
17 14 (22.58%) Use Case
17 14 (22.58%) Time Management
17 14 (22.58%) OO
18 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
19 12 (19.35%) Java
19 12 (19.35%) jQuery
20 11 (17.74%) WCF
20 11 (17.74%) Computer Science
20 11 (17.74%) Windows
20 11 (17.74%) SOA

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.06%) IIS
3 4 (6.45%) Kentico
3 4 (6.45%) CMS
3 4 (6.45%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) Intranet
1 9 (14.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (72.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) OLAP
3 2 (3.23%) OLTP
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (38.71%) Visual Studio
2 19 (30.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.06%) MSTest
3 5 (8.06%) Rational Rose
3 5 (8.06%) NUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 34 (54.84%) Developer
2 17 (27.42%) Software Developer
3 14 (22.58%) Software Engineer
4 13 (20.97%) Senior Developer
5 11 (17.74%) Senior Software Developer
6 10 (16.13%) Analyst
7 9 (14.52%) Business Analyst
8 8 (12.90%) .NET Developer
8 8 (12.90%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (9.68%) C# Developer
10 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
11 2 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
12 1 (1.61%) Team Leader
12 1 (1.61%) Graduate
12 1 (1.61%) Architect
12 1 (1.61%) Web Developer
12 1 (1.61%) Software Architect
12 1 (1.61%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (59.68%) ASP.NET
2 26 (41.94%) HTML
3 24 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (37.10%) Web Services
5 21 (33.87%) XML
6 16 (25.81%) CSS
6 16 (25.81%) Silverlight
7 12 (19.35%) jQuery
8 11 (17.74%) WCF
9 10 (16.13%) .NET Framework
10 7 (11.29%) WPF
11 6 (9.68%) Ajax
12 5 (8.06%) JSON
12 5 (8.06%) XSLT
12 5 (8.06%) COM+
13 4 (6.45%) ADO.NET
14 1 (1.61%) LINQ
14 1 (1.61%) J2EE
14 1 (1.61%) Lucene
14 1 (1.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.52%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.45%) Open Source
4 4 (6.45%) GIS
5 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.61%) Physics
6 1 (1.61%) Equities
6 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.61%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (48.39%) MVC
3 25 (40.32%) Software Engineering
3 25 (40.32%) Web Development
4 16 (25.81%) Unit Testing
5 14 (22.58%) Use Case
5 14 (22.58%) Time Management
5 14 (22.58%) OO
6 11 (17.74%) SOA
7 9 (14.52%) Project Management
7 9 (14.52%) Business Analysis
7 9 (14.52%) User Stories
8 6 (9.68%) Integration Testing
8 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.06%) UML
9 5 (8.06%) OOP
10 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.84%) Refactoring
11 2 (3.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 48 (77.42%) C#
2 38 (61.29%) SQL
3 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.35%) Java
5 9 (14.52%) C++
6 8 (12.90%) VB.NET
7 5 (8.06%) C
7 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.61%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) VBA
9 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (53.23%) Degree
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.06%) MCAD
3 5 (8.06%) MCSD
4 4 (6.45%) BC Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) HNC
5 3 (4.84%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) Northgate
4 4 (6.45%) EPiServer
4 4 (6.45%) ESRI
5 1 (1.61%) KANA
5 1 (1.61%) Sybase
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Belfast
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Belfast
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 19 days ago