The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs citing .NET 8 44 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.70% 21.57% 13.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.67% 38.94% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 25
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
.NET
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
30 113 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 32.61% 55.39% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 26 81 39
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

.NET
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

.NET Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

.NET
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 within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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 -3 7 £38,000 +8.57% 7
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 20 (80.00%) C#
2 15 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (48.00%) WPF
5 11 (44.00%) WCF
5 11 (44.00%) SQL
5 11 (44.00%) HTML
5 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (44.00%) CSS
6 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (28.00%) Degree
7 7 (28.00%) MVC
7 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
7 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (24.00%) WF
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle
8 6 (24.00%) Java
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
10 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (16.00%) Project Management
10 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
10 4 (16.00%) Web Services
10 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.00%) TDD
10 4 (16.00%) Silverlight
10 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (16.00%) HTML5

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Kentico
2 1 (4.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) TIBCO iProcess
1 1 (4.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Force.com
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) OLTP
2 1 (4.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) NUnit
1 3 (12.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Implementation Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Implementation Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) CMS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) TIBCO Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) TIBCO Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) WPF
2 11 (44.00%) WCF
2 11 (44.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) CSS
3 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (24.00%) WF
6 4 (16.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.00%) Silverlight
6 4 (16.00%) HTML5
7 3 (12.00%) jQuery
7 3 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (12.00%) J2EE
8 2 (8.00%) XML
9 1 (4.00%) CSS3
9 1 (4.00%) WinForms
9 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Open Source
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) Physics
4 1 (4.00%) Chemistry
4 1 (4.00%) Biology
4 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) MVC
2 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) TDD
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.00%) BDD
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Coaching
6 1 (4.00%) High Availability
6 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.00%) User Stories
6 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Apex Code
7 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) VB
7 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) HNC
2 3 (12.00%) HND
3 1 (4.00%) VCP4
3 1 (4.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
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