The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing .NET 49 35 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.14% 19.44% 13.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 53.26% 50.00% 44.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 25
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
92 70 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 45.32% 38.89% 31.16%
Number of salaries quoted 55 51 45
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
UK

.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 25 July 2014.

.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 25 July 2014. 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 +1 43 £35,000 -6.66% 9
County Londonderry -2 1 - - 1
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 58 (76.32%) C#
2 53 (69.74%) SQL Server
3 37 (48.68%) SQL
4 36 (47.37%) ASP.NET
5 32 (42.11%) Degree
6 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
7 29 (38.16%) HTML
8 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (34.21%) XML
10 24 (31.58%) Web Services
11 23 (30.26%) MVC
11 23 (30.26%) Web Development
12 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
12 22 (28.95%) Visual Studio
13 18 (23.68%) MS Excel
13 18 (23.68%) CSS
13 18 (23.68%) Silverlight
14 17 (22.37%) WCF
15 16 (21.05%) JavaScript
15 16 (21.05%) jQuery
16 15 (19.74%) Unit Testing
16 15 (19.74%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (19.74%) Java
16 15 (19.74%) Oracle
16 15 (19.74%) SharePoint
16 15 (19.74%) OO
17 14 (18.42%) Use Case
18 12 (15.79%) Computer Science
19 11 (14.47%) Finance

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 15 (19.74%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.53%) CMS
2 8 (10.53%) Umbraco
2 8 (10.53%) Kentico
3 6 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (6.58%) IIS
5 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.32%) SAS
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.16%) SaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) Intranet
1 9 (11.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (69.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.63%) OLTP
5 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.63%) OLAP
6 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.32%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.32%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (28.95%) Visual Studio
2 15 (19.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.58%) MSTest
3 5 (6.58%) Rational Rose
3 5 (6.58%) NUnit
4 1 (1.32%) Subversion
4 1 (1.32%) JIRA
4 1 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Games
4 1 (1.32%) Front Office
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (68.42%) Developer
2 21 (27.63%) Software Developer
3 12 (15.79%) Senior Developer
3 12 (15.79%) C# Developer
3 12 (15.79%) Senior Software Developer
4 11 (14.47%) .NET Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Software Engineer
5 10 (13.16%) Analyst
6 9 (11.84%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Graduate
9 3 (3.95%) Graduate Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Graduate Software Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Developer
11 1 (1.32%) Data Consultant
11 1 (1.32%) Data Analytics Consultant
11 1 (1.32%) Technical Leader
11 1 (1.32%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (47.37%) ASP.NET
2 29 (38.16%) HTML
3 26 (34.21%) XML
4 24 (31.58%) Web Services
5 18 (23.68%) CSS
5 18 (23.68%) Silverlight
6 17 (22.37%) WCF
7 16 (21.05%) jQuery
8 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (14.47%) WPF
10 10 (13.16%) .NET Framework
11 9 (11.84%) ADO.NET
12 6 (7.89%) Ajax
13 5 (6.58%) XSLT
13 5 (6.58%) JSON
13 5 (6.58%) COM+
14 1 (1.32%) SOAP
14 1 (1.32%) J2EE
14 1 (1.32%) COM
14 1 (1.32%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.84%) Client/Server
2 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (9.21%) Open Source
5 6 (7.89%) GIS
6 2 (2.63%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.32%) iSeries
7 1 (1.32%) Equities
7 1 (1.32%) Derivative
7 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.32%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Windows
2 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.26%) MVC
2 23 (30.26%) Web Development
3 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
4 15 (19.74%) Unit Testing
4 15 (19.74%) OO
5 14 (18.42%) Use Case
6 11 (14.47%) SOA
7 10 (13.16%) Project Management
7 10 (13.16%) Time Management
8 9 (11.84%) User Stories
8 9 (11.84%) Business Analysis
9 6 (7.89%) Integration Testing
9 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.58%) UML
10 5 (6.58%) OOP
11 4 (5.26%) Validation
12 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
12 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.95%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 58 (76.32%) C#
2 37 (48.68%) SQL
3 16 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 15 (19.74%) Java
5 10 (13.16%) VB.NET
6 9 (11.84%) C++
7 5 (6.58%) C
8 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.63%) VBA
10 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.32%) R
10 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (42.11%) Degree
2 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.89%) BC Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (6.58%) MCAD
4 5 (6.58%) MCSD
5 3 (3.95%) HNC
5 3 (3.95%) HND
6 1 (1.32%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.74%) Oracle
3 8 (10.53%) EPiServer
4 6 (7.89%) ESRI
5 5 (6.58%) Northgate
6 2 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (1.32%) Tableau
7 1 (1.32%) Talend
7 1 (1.32%) KANA
7 1 (1.32%) Informatica
7 1 (1.32%) Sybase
7 1 (1.32%) SAP
7 1 (1.32%) Cognos
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