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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing .NET 30 9 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 20.55% 8.18% 19.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 49.18% 24.32% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 24
Average salary £36,000 £37,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.63% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
61 37 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 41.78% 33.64% 53.40%
Number of salaries quoted 41 25 74
Average salary £36,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

.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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +10 30 £36,000 -4.63% 9
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 43 (91.49%) C#
2 35 (74.47%) SQL Server
3 33 (70.21%) ASP.NET
4 32 (68.09%) CSS
5 31 (65.96%) HTML
6 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
7 23 (48.94%) .NET Framework
7 23 (48.94%) WCF
8 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
9 20 (42.55%) HTML5
10 18 (38.30%) SQL
11 16 (34.04%) Unit Testing
12 15 (31.91%) MVC
12 15 (31.91%) CSS3
13 13 (27.66%) XML
14 12 (25.53%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (25.53%) SharePoint
15 11 (23.40%) Web Services
15 11 (23.40%) VB.NET
15 11 (23.40%) Apache Cordova
16 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
16 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
16 10 (21.28%) jQuery
16 10 (21.28%) Windows
17 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
18 8 (17.02%) WPF
18 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
19 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
19 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
20 6 (12.77%) MS Excel

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (25.53%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (25.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (74.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) MySQL
3 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.38%) OLAP
4 3 (6.38%) OLTP
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) Maven
3 1 (2.13%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (12.77%) Advertising
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Developer
2 22 (46.81%) .NET Developer
3 11 (23.40%) C# Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Software Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Software Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Developer
11 1 (2.13%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (70.21%) ASP.NET
2 32 (68.09%) CSS
3 31 (65.96%) HTML
4 23 (48.94%) .NET Framework
4 23 (48.94%) WCF
5 20 (42.55%) HTML5
6 15 (31.91%) CSS3
7 13 (27.66%) XML
8 11 (23.40%) Apache Cordova
8 11 (23.40%) Web Services
9 10 (21.28%) jQuery
10 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (17.02%) WPF
11 6 (12.77%) LINQ
12 5 (10.64%) ADO.NET
12 5 (10.64%) Ajax
12 5 (10.64%) Entity Framework
12 5 (10.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (8.51%) XSLT
14 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Unit Testing
2 15 (31.91%) MVC
3 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
4 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
5 6 (12.77%) Multithreading
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) Web Development
7 3 (6.38%) BDD
7 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.38%) SOA
7 3 (6.38%) TDD
7 3 (6.38%) Workflow
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) Coaching
8 2 (4.26%) ITIL
8 2 (4.26%) OO
8 2 (4.26%) OOP
8 2 (4.26%) Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) Re-Platforming
8 2 (4.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 43 (91.49%) C#
2 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
3 18 (38.30%) SQL
4 11 (23.40%) VB.NET
5 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.51%) VB
7 3 (6.38%) Java
8 2 (4.26%) PHP
8 2 (4.26%) Ruby
8 2 (4.26%) VB6
9 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.13%) VBA
9 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) BMC
3 2 (4.26%) Remedy
4 1 (2.13%) BT
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
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