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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing .NET 25 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 21.93% 12.59% 15.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 54.35% 38.30% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 20
Median salary £36,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £27,100 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,500 £45,550
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
.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
46 47 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 40.35% 32.87% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 32 37 58
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

.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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +13 22 £35,500 -6.57% 6
County Londonderry - 1 £33,500 - 2
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for .NET.

1 47 (85.45%) C#
2 42 (76.36%) SQL Server
3 38 (69.09%) ASP.NET
4 37 (67.27%) CSS
5 34 (61.82%) HTML
6 30 (54.55%) WCF
7 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
8 26 (47.27%) .NET Framework
9 24 (43.64%) HTML5
10 21 (38.18%) CSS3
10 21 (38.18%) Unit Testing
11 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
12 18 (32.73%) SQL
12 18 (32.73%) BizTalk Server
12 18 (32.73%) Security Cleared
13 17 (30.91%) SC Cleared
14 15 (27.27%) Apache Cordova
15 14 (25.45%) MVC
16 13 (23.64%) XML
17 11 (20.00%) Windows
18 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
19 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
19 9 (16.36%) WPF
19 9 (16.36%) jQuery
20 8 (14.55%) Degree
20 8 (14.55%) Web Services
21 7 (12.73%) VB.NET
21 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
21 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
21 7 (12.73%) Advertising

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (32.73%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.27%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) CMS
5 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.82%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (76.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.45%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) OLAP
4 3 (5.45%) OLTP
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.82%) Maven
1 1 (1.82%) NetBeans
1 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.73%) Advertising
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (76.36%) Developer
2 27 (49.09%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.36%) C# Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.27%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Web Applications Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Web Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (69.09%) ASP.NET
2 37 (67.27%) CSS
3 34 (61.82%) HTML
4 30 (54.55%) WCF
5 26 (47.27%) .NET Framework
6 24 (43.64%) HTML5
7 21 (38.18%) CSS3
8 15 (27.27%) Apache Cordova
9 13 (23.64%) XML
10 9 (16.36%) jQuery
10 9 (16.36%) WPF
11 8 (14.55%) Web Services
12 6 (10.91%) LINQ
13 5 (9.09%) ADO.NET
14 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (5.45%) Ajax
15 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
15 3 (5.45%) Entity Framework
16 2 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Unit Testing
2 14 (25.45%) MVC
3 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
4 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
5 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL
5 4 (7.27%) TDD
5 4 (7.27%) Web Development
6 3 (5.45%) BDD
6 3 (5.45%) Coaching
6 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.45%) Workflow
7 2 (3.64%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (3.64%) Open Source
7 2 (3.64%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (3.64%) SOA
7 2 (3.64%) Threat Modelling
7 2 (3.64%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) C#
2 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 18 (32.73%) SQL
4 7 (12.73%) VB.NET
5 6 (10.91%) Java
5 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.27%) Ruby
7 3 (5.45%) VB
8 2 (3.64%) C++
8 2 (3.64%) Perl
8 2 (3.64%) PHP
8 2 (3.64%) Python
9 1 (1.82%) VB6
9 1 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Security Cleared
2 17 (30.91%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.55%) Degree
4 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.64%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) BMC
2 4 (7.27%) Remedy
3 2 (3.64%) BT
3 2 (3.64%) IBM
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) EPiServer
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