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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 18 27 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.74% 14.44% 14.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.86% 33.33% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 33
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
.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
43 81 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 32.82% 43.32% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 35 65 75
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 £28,950 £22,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 21 April 2015.

.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 21 April 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 -4 15 £38,000 +8.57% 12
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 25 (80.65%) C#
2 20 (64.52%) Software Engineering
3 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
4 16 (51.61%) HTML
5 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
5 15 (48.39%) CSS
6 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
7 11 (35.48%) SQL
7 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
7 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
7 11 (35.48%) Degree
7 11 (35.48%) WPF
8 10 (32.26%) MVC
8 10 (32.26%) Oracle
8 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
8 10 (32.26%) WCF
8 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (32.26%) HTML5
9 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
10 8 (25.81%) Web Services
10 8 (25.81%) Java
10 8 (25.81%) TDD
11 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
11 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
11 7 (22.58%) Entity Framework
12 6 (19.35%) BDD
12 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
12 6 (19.35%) Open Source
12 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Kentico
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Force.com
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) QlikView
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) NUnit
1 6 (19.35%) Subversion
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Software Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
3 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Software Developer
3 6 (19.35%) AWS Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Automation Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Test Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Test Automation Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Implementation Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Implementation Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Principal Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) CMS Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) HTML
2 15 (48.39%) CSS
3 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
4 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
4 11 (35.48%) WPF
5 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (32.26%) HTML5
5 10 (32.26%) WCF
6 8 (25.81%) Web Services
7 7 (22.58%) Entity Framework
8 6 (19.35%) WF
9 4 (12.90%) Silverlight
9 4 (12.90%) jQuery
10 2 (6.45%) XML
11 1 (3.23%) Flash
11 1 (3.23%) WinForms
11 1 (3.23%) Java EE
11 1 (3.23%) J2EE
11 1 (3.23%) CSS3
11 1 (3.23%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 6 (19.35%) Open Source
3 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (3.23%) iPad
5 1 (3.23%) iPhone
5 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Software Engineering
2 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
2 10 (32.26%) MVC
3 8 (25.81%) TDD
4 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
5 6 (19.35%) Project Management
5 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (19.35%) BDD
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
7 4 (12.90%) User Stories
8 2 (6.45%) OO
8 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.45%) Coaching
9 1 (3.23%) OOD
9 1 (3.23%) SOA
9 1 (3.23%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) C#
2 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) Java
5 5 (16.13%) Python
6 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
6 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
6 4 (12.90%) C++
7 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.45%) VB
9 1 (3.23%) Apex Code
9 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) HNC
2 3 (9.68%) HND
3 2 (6.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.23%) Tableau
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