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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 23 39 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 15.97% 22.67% 16.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.51% 48.15% 43.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 33 41
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,950 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
.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
73 81 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 50.69% 47.09% 38.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 71 73
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 £24,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,550 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram 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 24 October 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 -9 18 £37,500 - 8
County Londonderry -5 4 £60,000 -
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 58 (79.45%) C#
2 45 (61.64%) SQL Server
3 40 (54.79%) ASP.NET
4 38 (52.05%) Degree
5 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (47.95%) SQL
7 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
8 29 (39.73%) HTML
8 29 (39.73%) MVC
8 29 (39.73%) Web Development
9 25 (34.25%) Software Engineering
9 25 (34.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (32.88%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (30.14%) Visual Studio
11 22 (30.14%) XML
12 20 (27.40%) JavaScript
13 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
13 19 (26.03%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (24.66%) Web Services
15 16 (21.92%) Java
15 16 (21.92%) jQuery
16 15 (20.55%) CSS
17 14 (19.18%) Use Case
17 14 (19.18%) Time Management
18 13 (17.81%) Unit Testing
18 13 (17.81%) Silverlight
19 12 (16.44%) WCF
20 11 (15.07%) .NET Framework
21 10 (13.70%) Business Analysis
21 10 (13.70%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 9 (12.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.96%) CMS
2 8 (10.96%) Umbraco
2 8 (10.96%) Kentico
3 6 (8.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (6.85%) IIS
5 4 (5.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.37%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) SaaS
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) Intranet
1 9 (12.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (61.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.11%) OLAP
4 3 (4.11%) OLTP
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (30.14%) Visual Studio
2 19 (26.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.85%) MSTest
3 5 (6.85%) Rational Rose
3 5 (6.85%) NUnit
4 1 (1.37%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (1.37%) JIRA
4 1 (1.37%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.37%) JMeter
4 1 (1.37%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.37%) Law
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (58.90%) Developer
2 20 (27.40%) Software Developer
3 14 (19.18%) Software Engineer
4 13 (17.81%) Senior Developer
5 10 (13.70%) C# Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Analyst
5 10 (13.70%) Senior Software Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Business Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (9.59%) .NET Developer
9 6 (8.22%) Graduate
10 5 (6.85%) Web Developer
10 5 (6.85%) Graduate Software Developer
10 5 (6.85%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (2.74%) Architect
12 2 (2.74%) Senior C# Developer
12 2 (2.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (2.74%) C# .NET Developer
13 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (54.79%) ASP.NET
2 29 (39.73%) HTML
3 25 (34.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (30.14%) XML
5 18 (24.66%) Web Services
6 16 (21.92%) jQuery
7 15 (20.55%) CSS
8 13 (17.81%) Silverlight
9 12 (16.44%) WCF
10 11 (15.07%) .NET Framework
11 10 (13.70%) WPF
12 6 (8.22%) Ajax
13 5 (6.85%) JSON
13 5 (6.85%) COM+
13 5 (6.85%) XSLT
14 3 (4.11%) J2EE
14 3 (4.11%) ADO.NET
15 2 (2.74%) WF
16 1 (1.37%) LINQ
16 1 (1.37%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.88%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.70%) User Experience
3 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.33%) Client/Server
3 9 (12.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.37%) Physics
6 1 (1.37%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.37%) Biology
6 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.37%) Statistics
6 1 (1.37%) Open Source
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.74%) UNIX
4 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.73%) MVC
2 29 (39.73%) Web Development
3 25 (34.25%) Software Engineering
4 14 (19.18%) Use Case
4 14 (19.18%) Time Management
5 13 (17.81%) Unit Testing
6 10 (13.70%) Business Analysis
6 10 (13.70%) Project Management
7 9 (12.33%) User Stories
8 8 (10.96%) OO
9 7 (9.59%) SOA
10 5 (6.85%) UML
10 5 (6.85%) OOP
10 5 (6.85%) Integration Testing
11 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.48%) Validation
11 4 (5.48%) Line Management
11 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
12 3 (4.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 58 (79.45%) C#
2 35 (47.95%) SQL
3 20 (27.40%) JavaScript
4 16 (21.92%) Java
5 8 (10.96%) VB.NET
6 7 (9.59%) C++
7 6 (8.22%) PL/SQL
8 5 (6.85%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.85%) C
9 1 (1.37%) VB
9 1 (1.37%) Python
9 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (52.05%) Degree
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.85%) MCAD
3 5 (6.85%) MCSD
4 4 (5.48%) HNC
4 4 (5.48%) HND
4 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) EPiServer
3 7 (9.59%) Oracle
4 5 (6.85%) Northgate
5 1 (1.37%) IBM
5 1 (1.37%) HP
5 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.37%) KANA
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