The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 32 11 38
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +27
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 7 25 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.87% 15.72% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.05% 30.86% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 1
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +11.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET Framework
UK

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 Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
87 81 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 48.07% 50.94% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 32 65 39
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £24,000
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 Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

.NET Framework
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Northern Ireland region.

.NET Framework Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

.NET Framework
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

.NET Framework Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

.NET Framework
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -14 7 £41,500 +10.66%
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) jQuery
4 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (60.00%) Web Development
4 6 (60.00%) Ajax
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (50.00%) MSTest
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (50.00%) SOA
5 5 (50.00%) Rational Rose
5 5 (50.00%) COM+
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) UML
5 5 (50.00%) OOP
5 5 (50.00%) OO
5 5 (50.00%) C
5 5 (50.00%) C++

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (50.00%) MSTest
2 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (50.00%) Rational Rose
2 5 (50.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Software Developer
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (70.00%) jQuery
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (60.00%) Ajax
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) JSON
4 5 (50.00%) COM+
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) XSLT
5 4 (40.00%) WCF
6 3 (30.00%) WPF
6 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
7 2 (20.00%) CSS
8 1 (10.00%) Lucene
8 1 (10.00%) LINQ
8 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Web Development
3 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Use Case
4 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) UML
4 5 (50.00%) OOP
4 5 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Product Management
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCAD
1 5 (50.00%) MCSD
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) HNC
2 3 (30.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Northgate
3 1 (10.00%) KANA