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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 8 51 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.56% 25.00% 24.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.36% 52.58% 48.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 30
Average salary £31,750 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £45,250
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
22 97 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 37.29% 47.55% 51.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19 49 66
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £49,000
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -2 8 £31,750 -15.33% 4
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 24 (85.71%) C#
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 15 (53.57%) HTML
3 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
4 14 (50.00%) CSS
4 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
5 11 (39.29%) Web Services
5 11 (39.29%) Java
6 10 (35.71%) SQL
7 9 (32.14%) C++
7 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
7 9 (32.14%) Oracle
7 9 (32.14%) Python
7 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
7 9 (32.14%) Project Management
7 9 (32.14%) HTML5
8 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
8 8 (28.57%) GIS
8 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
9 7 (25.00%) Degree
10 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
10 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
10 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
10 6 (21.43%) MVC
11 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
11 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (17.86%) SAS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.86%) SAS
3 3 (10.71%) ArcGIS
3 3 (10.71%) ArcSDE
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (10.71%) Big Data
3 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) OLAP
4 2 (7.14%) OLTP
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) QlikView
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) NUnit
1 3 (10.71%) Subversion
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Graduate
4 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) AWS Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) HTML
2 14 (50.00%) CSS
3 11 (39.29%) Web Services
3 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
4 9 (32.14%) HTML5
5 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 5 (17.86%) Entity Framework
6 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (14.29%) WPF
7 4 (14.29%) XML
8 3 (10.71%) Ajax
8 3 (10.71%) ArcObjects
8 3 (10.71%) WCF
9 2 (7.14%) jQuery
9 2 (7.14%) XHTML
9 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET
9 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (3.57%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 1 (3.57%) D3.js
10 1 (3.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) GIS
1 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 5 (17.86%) Physics
3 5 (17.86%) Chemistry
3 5 (17.86%) Psychology
3 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 5 (17.86%) Economics
3 5 (17.86%) Statistics
4 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.57%) User Experience
6 1 (3.57%) iPhone
6 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.57%) iPad
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (32.14%) Project Management
3 6 (21.43%) MVC
3 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) Operations Research
5 4 (14.29%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Workflow
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.71%) Open Source
6 3 (10.71%) BDD
6 3 (10.71%) User Stories
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) C#
2 11 (39.29%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 9 (32.14%) C++
4 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 9 (32.14%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) VB
5 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.14%) VB6
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) SAP
4 3 (10.71%) ESRI
5 2 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) Tableau
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago