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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 23 6
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Permanent jobs citing .NET 25 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 16.13% 11.59% 19.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.30% 30.77% 50.70%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 22
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £44,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
.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
54 52 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 34.84% 37.68% 37.57%
Number of salaries quoted 50 29 53
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

.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 June 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 June 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 +14 22 £40,000 +11.11% 10
County Londonderry - 1 £33,500 -
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 49 (75.38%) C#
2 43 (66.15%) SQL Server
3 39 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 34 (52.31%) ASP.NET
5 31 (47.69%) CSS
6 28 (43.08%) HTML
7 27 (41.54%) Security Cleared
8 26 (40.00%) .NET Framework
8 26 (40.00%) WCF
9 23 (35.38%) SC Cleared
9 23 (35.38%) HTML5
10 21 (32.31%) CSS3
10 21 (32.31%) Unit Testing
11 19 (29.23%) SharePoint
12 18 (27.69%) BizTalk Server
13 17 (26.15%) Degree
14 15 (23.08%) Apache Cordova
15 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
15 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
16 12 (18.46%) SQL
16 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (18.46%) MVC
17 11 (16.92%) Computer Science
18 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
18 9 (13.85%) XML
18 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
18 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
19 8 (12.31%) Web Services
19 8 (12.31%) Windows
19 8 (12.31%) QA

.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 19 (29.23%) SharePoint
2 18 (27.69%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (6.15%) IIS
5 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.54%) CMS
6 1 (1.54%) Confluence
6 1 (1.54%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.54%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (4.62%) Maximo
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.54%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.54%) Sage 50
3 1 (1.54%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.23%) Office 365
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (66.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) EDRMS
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.62%) MySQL
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) Maven
2 1 (1.54%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Advertising
2 3 (4.62%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (56.92%) Developer
2 26 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Software Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Architect
7 4 (6.15%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.15%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (4.62%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Applications Support Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (52.31%) ASP.NET
2 31 (47.69%) CSS
3 28 (43.08%) HTML
4 26 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 26 (40.00%) WCF
5 23 (35.38%) HTML5
6 21 (32.31%) CSS3
7 15 (23.08%) Apache Cordova
8 9 (13.85%) XML
9 8 (12.31%) Web Services
10 5 (7.69%) jQuery
11 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (6.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (6.15%) WPF
12 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (3.08%) Ajax
13 2 (3.08%) Entity Framework
13 2 (3.08%) Java EE
13 2 (3.08%) LINQ
13 2 (3.08%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
2 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Unit Testing
2 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.46%) MVC
3 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
3 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
4 6 (9.23%) Automated Testing
4 6 (9.23%) Data Migration
4 6 (9.23%) Information Management
4 6 (9.23%) Integration Testing
4 6 (9.23%) Migration
4 6 (9.23%) Refactoring
4 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.23%) Software Architecture
5 4 (6.15%) ITIL
5 4 (6.15%) Web Development
6 3 (4.62%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.08%) SOA
7 2 (3.08%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 49 (75.38%) C#
2 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.46%) SQL
4 6 (9.23%) Java
4 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.15%) Ruby
6 3 (4.62%) VB
6 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.08%) C++
7 2 (3.08%) Perl
7 2 (3.08%) PHP
7 2 (3.08%) Python
7 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.54%) VB6
8 1 (1.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (41.54%) Security Cleared
2 23 (35.38%) SC Cleared
3 17 (26.15%) Degree
4 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.08%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
Vendors
1 39 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle
3 4 (6.15%) BMC
3 4 (6.15%) Remedy
4 2 (3.08%) BT
4 2 (3.08%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) Apple
5 1 (1.54%) Epicor
5 1 (1.54%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.54%) Infor
5 1 (1.54%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.54%) Sage
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
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