Period
to 3 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 74 125 83
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 20.11% 20.00% 20.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.54% 46.64% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 103 66
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £35,875 £24,000 £24,375
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 159 268 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 43.21% 42.88% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 48 187 137
Median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,950 £26,050 £25,600
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing .NET as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Northern Ireland

.NET
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for .NET in Northern Ireland

.NET
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Salary histogram for .NET 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 6 months to 3 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -1 68 £50,000 +19.05% 14
County Londonderry -1 4 £33,500 -16.25%
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, IT jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for .NET.

1 63 (85.14%) C#
2 44 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (52.70%) Microsoft
4 33 (44.59%) ASP.NET
4 33 (44.59%) Azure
5 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
6 28 (37.84%) Software Engineering
6 28 (37.84%) .NET Framework
7 27 (36.49%) Scrum
8 24 (32.43%) AngularJS
9 23 (31.08%) SQL Server
10 22 (29.73%) AWS
11 21 (28.38%) RESTful
12 20 (27.03%) MVC
13 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (25.68%) Entity Framework
14 16 (21.62%) Oracle
15 14 (18.92%) HTML
16 11 (14.86%) Google
16 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (14.86%) DevOps
16 11 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
17 10 (13.51%) CSS
17 10 (13.51%) jQuery
17 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (12.16%) QA
18 9 (12.16%) SQL
18 9 (12.16%) TDD
18 9 (12.16%) API Development
19 8 (10.81%) Technical Analysis

.NET
Co-occurring 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 8 (10.81%) Kentico
2 3 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.05%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.35%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 33 (44.59%) Azure
2 22 (29.73%) AWS
3 4 (5.41%) Azure Stack
3 4 (5.41%) Logic Apps
4 3 (4.05%) G Suite
4 3 (4.05%) GCP
5 2 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.05%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.35%) GitLab
3 1 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 60 (81.08%) Developer
2 39 (52.70%) Software Developer
3 28 (37.84%) .NET Developer
4 13 (17.57%) Senior Developer
5 12 (16.22%) .NET Software Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (9.46%) C# Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Azure Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (6.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Technical Leader
11 3 (4.05%) Lead Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
12 2 (2.70%) C# Software Developer
12 2 (2.70%) Lead Software Developer
12 2 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
12 2 (2.70%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (44.59%) ASP.NET
2 28 (37.84%) .NET Framework
3 24 (32.43%) AngularJS
4 21 (28.38%) RESTful
5 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (25.68%) Entity Framework
6 14 (18.92%) HTML
7 10 (13.51%) CSS
7 10 (13.51%) jQuery
8 8 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (9.46%) .NET Core
9 7 (9.46%) Vue.js
10 6 (8.11%) REST
11 5 (6.76%) COM
12 4 (5.41%) Angular 2
12 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (5.41%) Material Design
12 4 (5.41%) Web Services
13 3 (4.05%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.41%) User Experience
2 4 (5.41%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.05%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.05%) Robotics
4 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.35%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.84%) Software Engineering
3 27 (36.49%) Scrum
4 20 (27.03%) MVC
5 11 (14.86%) DevOps
5 11 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.16%) API Development
7 9 (12.16%) TDD
8 8 (10.81%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (9.46%) Architectural Design
10 6 (8.11%) Line Management
10 6 (8.11%) System Testing
11 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.76%) Requirements Gathering
11 5 (6.76%) Unit Testing
12 4 (5.41%) Design Sprint
12 4 (5.41%) DevSecOps
12 4 (5.41%) Investment Management
12 4 (5.41%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 63 (85.14%) C#
2 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.16%) SQL
4 7 (9.46%) Java
4 7 (9.46%) Python
5 6 (8.11%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.41%) VBA
7 3 (4.05%) Google Apps Script
7 3 (4.05%) VB
8 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.70%) VB6
9 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.35%) Ruby
9 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.05%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.70%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Kibana
Vendors
1 39 (52.70%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.62%) Oracle
3 11 (14.86%) Google
4 6 (8.11%) Databricks
5 4 (5.41%) UiPath
6 3 (4.05%) Automation Anywhere
6 3 (4.05%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.35%) SAP
7 1 (1.35%) Telerik