Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 8 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing .NET 95 82 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 17.15% 19.66% 16.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.31% 44.32% 36.70%
Number of salaries quoted 68 68 40
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.29% -15.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,000 £25,650
90th Percentile £58,875 £62,500 £43,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 248 185 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 44.77% 44.36% 43.93%
Number of salaries quoted 169 153 119
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.59% -8.75%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,050 £21,650
90th Percentile £67,750 £65,000 £68,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET 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 in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for .NET in Northern Ireland

.NET
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 -2 81 £37,500 - 31
County Londonderry -1 7 £75,000 +100.00% 1
County Down - 3 £31,500 - 1
Newry - 1 - -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 82 (86.32%) C#
2 46 (48.42%) ASP.NET
3 39 (41.05%) MVC
4 35 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 35 (36.84%) Azure
5 33 (34.74%) JavaScript
5 33 (34.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (29.47%) .NET Framework
8 27 (28.42%) SQL
8 27 (28.42%) .NET Core
9 26 (27.37%) AngularJS
9 26 (27.37%) CSS
10 24 (25.26%) SQL Server
10 24 (25.26%) HTML
11 22 (23.16%) jQuery
11 22 (23.16%) Entity Framework
11 22 (23.16%) DevOps
12 17 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (17.89%) AWS
12 17 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (15.79%) Degree
14 14 (14.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (13.68%) Web Development
15 13 (13.68%) Test Automation
15 13 (13.68%) Scrum
16 12 (12.63%) Software Engineering
16 12 (12.63%) KnockoutJS
16 12 (12.63%) Relational Database
17 11 (11.58%) REST

.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 4 (4.21%) IIS
1 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) Apache
2 1 (1.05%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 35 (36.84%) Azure
2 17 (17.89%) AWS
3 6 (6.32%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (5.26%) Office 365
5 3 (3.16%) Azure Functions
5 3 (3.16%) PaaS
5 3 (3.16%) Power Platform
5 3 (3.16%) Serverless
6 1 (1.05%) GCP
6 1 (1.05%) npm
6 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.63%) Relational Database
3 11 (11.58%) RDBMS
4 9 (9.47%) NoSQL
5 8 (8.42%) Cosmos DB
5 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (6.32%) GIS
7 4 (4.21%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (3.16%) Power BI
9 1 (1.05%) Big Data
9 1 (1.05%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.05%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.37%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (7.37%) TeamCity
2 7 (7.37%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (4.21%) GitLab
3 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.05%) JIRA
5 1 (1.05%) JSUnit
5 1 (1.05%) Maven
5 1 (1.05%) Moq
5 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (7.37%) Banking
2 6 (6.32%) Legal
3 4 (4.21%) Finance
4 3 (3.16%) Advertising
4 3 (3.16%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Front Office
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (78.95%) Developer
2 37 (38.95%) .NET Developer
3 34 (35.79%) Software Developer
4 13 (13.68%) C# Developer
4 13 (13.68%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.42%) .NET Software Developer
5 8 (8.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Architect
7 5 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Lead .NET Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.16%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.16%) QA Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Senior Applications Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Software QA Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Trainee
9 3 (3.16%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (48.42%) ASP.NET
2 33 (34.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 28 (29.47%) .NET Framework
4 27 (28.42%) .NET Core
5 26 (27.37%) AngularJS
5 26 (27.37%) CSS
6 24 (25.26%) HTML
7 22 (23.16%) Entity Framework
7 22 (23.16%) jQuery
8 14 (14.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (12.63%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (11.58%) REST
11 8 (8.42%) Web Services
12 7 (7.37%) Angular 2
12 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (7.37%) React
12 7 (7.37%) RESTful
13 6 (6.32%) Backbone.js
13 6 (6.32%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Cloud Native
2 8 (8.42%) User Experience
3 6 (6.32%) Derivative
3 6 (6.32%) OTC Derivatives
4 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.11%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.42%) Linux
2 4 (4.21%) Windows
3 3 (3.16%) Unix
4 1 (1.05%) Android
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.05%) MVC
2 32 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.16%) DevOps
4 17 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (13.68%) Scrum
5 13 (13.68%) Test Automation
5 13 (13.68%) Web Development
6 12 (12.63%) Software Engineering
7 10 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 9 (9.47%) TDD
9 7 (7.37%) Analytics
9 7 (7.37%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (7.37%) CQRS
9 7 (7.37%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (7.37%) Integration Testing
9 7 (7.37%) Refactoring
9 7 (7.37%) Service Delivery
9 7 (7.37%) System Testing
10 6 (6.32%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (6.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 82 (86.32%) C#
2 33 (34.74%) JavaScript
3 27 (28.42%) SQL
4 9 (9.47%) Java
5 8 (8.42%) Python
5 8 (8.42%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.21%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.16%) PHP
7 3 (3.16%) VB
8 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.05%) Go
9 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.05%) R
9 1 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (15.79%) Degree
3 3 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.16%) ISEB
4 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.05%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 35 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle
3 4 (4.21%) Google
4 2 (2.11%) Telerik
4 2 (2.11%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.05%) SAP