Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 61 98 83
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 19.43% 18.22% 20.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.50% 40.33% 42.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 73 72
Median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +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 147 243 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 46.82% 45.17% 47.22%
Number of salaries quoted 48 172 159
Median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,375 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,750 £68,625 £65,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,273
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.27% +2.55%

.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 21 October 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 21 October 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 56 £42,250 +2.42% 9
County Londonderry -2 1 - - 1
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 46 (75.41%) C#
2 42 (68.85%) Microsoft
3 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (45.90%) Azure
5 25 (40.98%) Scrum
6 24 (39.34%) Software Engineering
7 22 (36.07%) ASP.NET
8 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
8 21 (34.43%) AngularJS
9 20 (32.79%) .NET Framework
10 19 (31.15%) RESTful
11 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (27.87%) MVC
12 14 (22.95%) Oracle
12 14 (22.95%) Investment Management
12 14 (22.95%) Entity Framework
13 13 (21.31%) Kentico
13 13 (21.31%) AWS
13 13 (21.31%) Technical Analysis
13 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (18.03%) Google
15 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
15 10 (16.39%) Vue.js
16 9 (14.75%) React
16 9 (14.75%) SQL
17 8 (13.11%) REST
17 8 (13.11%) .NET Core
18 7 (11.48%) Material Design
18 7 (11.48%) API Development
18 7 (11.48%) KnockoutJS

.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 13 (21.31%) Kentico
2 4 (6.56%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (6.56%) IIS
3 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 28 (45.90%) Azure
2 13 (21.31%) AWS
3 3 (4.92%) G Suite
3 3 (4.92%) GCP
3 3 (4.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.20%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Electronics
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (70.49%) Developer
2 36 (59.02%) Software Developer
3 14 (22.95%) .NET Developer
4 11 (18.03%) Senior Developer
5 9 (14.75%) .NET Software Developer
6 8 (13.11%) Senior Software Developer
6 8 (13.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Software Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) C# Developer
8 5 (8.20%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Applications Support
9 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Azure Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Applications Support
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Support Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) ASP.NET
2 21 (34.43%) AngularJS
3 20 (32.79%) .NET Framework
4 19 (31.15%) RESTful
5 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (22.95%) Entity Framework
7 10 (16.39%) Vue.js
8 9 (14.75%) React
9 8 (13.11%) .NET Core
9 8 (13.11%) REST
10 7 (11.48%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (11.48%) Material Design
11 5 (8.20%) COM
12 4 (6.56%) HTML
12 4 (6.56%) WinForms
13 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (4.92%) Elastic Stack
13 3 (4.92%) jQuery
13 3 (4.92%) Natural Language Processing
13 3 (4.92%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.28%) Robotics
3 1 (1.64%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.98%) Scrum
3 24 (39.34%) Software Engineering
4 17 (27.87%) MVC
5 14 (22.95%) Investment Management
6 13 (21.31%) Technical Analysis
7 7 (11.48%) API Development
7 7 (11.48%) Business Transformation
8 6 (9.84%) TDD
9 4 (6.56%) DevOps
9 4 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (6.56%) SOA
10 3 (4.92%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (4.92%) Creative Thinking
10 3 (4.92%) Machine Learning
10 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.92%) Project Delivery
10 3 (4.92%) Robotic Process Automation
10 3 (4.92%) SOLID
10 3 (4.92%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 46 (75.41%) C#
2 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.75%) SQL
4 7 (11.48%) Java
4 7 (11.48%) VBA
5 4 (6.56%) Python
6 3 (4.92%) Google Apps Script
6 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Kibana
Vendors
1 42 (68.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.95%) Oracle
3 11 (18.03%) Google
4 5 (8.20%) SAP
5 3 (4.92%) Automation Anywhere
5 3 (4.92%) Blue Prism
5 3 (4.92%) UiPath