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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 23 13 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.84% 19.12% 21.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.94% 41.94% 45.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 13
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
.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
64 31 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 41.29% 45.59% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 49 28 28
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

.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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +1 23 £40,000 +14.28% 3
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 28 (58.33%) C#
2 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (47.92%) Degree
3 21 (43.75%) SharePoint
4 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 15 (31.25%) SQL
5 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
9 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
10 9 (18.75%) WCF
10 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (18.75%) QA
10 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
10 9 (18.75%) Migration
10 9 (18.75%) HTML
10 9 (18.75%) CSS
10 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
11 8 (16.67%) Software Architecture
11 8 (16.67%) Office 365
11 8 (16.67%) Web Services
11 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 8 (16.67%) EDRMS
11 8 (16.67%) Data Migration
11 8 (16.67%) Integration Testing
11 8 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010

.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 21 (43.75%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (10.42%) Confluence
4 4 (8.33%) CMS
5 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Maximo
2 2 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (4.17%) Sage 200
2 2 (4.17%) Sage 50
2 2 (4.17%) SAP Business One
2 2 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (16.67%) Office 365
3 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Intranet
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) EDRMS
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) OLAP
4 1 (2.08%) OLTP
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.42%) JIRA
3 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.42%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 8 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) .NET Software Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Principal Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Security Researcher
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Specialist
8 1 (2.08%) Application Support Team Leader
8 1 (2.08%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 9 (18.75%) CSS
2 9 (18.75%) HTML
2 9 (18.75%) WCF
3 8 (16.67%) Web Services
4 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
5 5 (10.42%) HTML5
6 4 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (8.33%) jQuery
6 4 (8.33%) XML
7 3 (6.25%) WinForms
7 3 (6.25%) WPF
8 1 (2.08%) ADO.NET
8 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.08%) CSS3
8 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.08%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.08%) iPhone
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
3 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 9 (18.75%) Migration
4 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 8 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 8 (16.67%) Information Management
4 8 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 8 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 8 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 6 (12.50%) MVC
6 4 (8.33%) Presales
7 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.25%) ERP
7 3 (6.25%) OOP
7 3 (6.25%) SOA
7 3 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) C#
2 15 (31.25%) SQL
3 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) Java
6 3 (6.25%) C++
6 3 (6.25%) Perl
6 3 (6.25%) PHP
6 3 (6.25%) VB
7 2 (4.17%) Python
7 2 (4.17%) Ruby
7 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (47.92%) Degree
2 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
1 1 (2.08%) SCOM
1 1 (2.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Apple
3 2 (4.17%) Epicor
3 2 (4.17%) Infor
3 2 (4.17%) Pegasus
3 2 (4.17%) Sage
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
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