Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 10 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +9
Permanent jobs citing .NET 82 77 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 19.62% 16.89% 14.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.27% 37.02% 41.53%
Number of salaries quoted 68 41 45
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -15.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,750 £29,950
90th Percentile £62,500 £43,750 £51,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

.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 194 208 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 46.41% 45.61% 35.65%
Number of salaries quoted 158 130 99
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,000 £19,725 £28,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%

.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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018. 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 +3 70 £37,500 +10.29% 23
County Londonderry - 8 £37,500 - 1
County Tyrone - 3 £27,500 - 1
County Armagh - 1 £45,000 -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 76 (92.68%) C#
2 46 (56.10%) JavaScript
3 40 (48.78%) ASP.NET
4 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (42.68%) Microsoft
6 34 (41.46%) CSS
7 31 (37.80%) HTML
8 28 (34.15%) MVC
8 28 (34.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (26.83%) SQL Server
9 22 (26.83%) jQuery
10 21 (25.61%) SQL
11 17 (20.73%) Scrum
12 16 (19.51%) AngularJS
13 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (18.29%) Web Development
13 15 (18.29%) Refactoring
14 14 (17.07%) .NET Framework
14 14 (17.07%) Degree
14 14 (17.07%) OO
15 12 (14.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (14.63%) Software Engineering
16 11 (13.41%) WCF
16 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (13.41%) Continuous Delivery
17 10 (12.20%) Git (software)
17 10 (12.20%) BDD
17 10 (12.20%) SOA
17 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
18 9 (10.98%) Project Management

.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 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.44%) CMS
2 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.22%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.22%) Documentum
3 1 (1.22%) Drupal
3 1 (1.22%) FileNet
3 1 (1.22%) Kentico
3 1 (1.22%) Liferay
3 1 (1.22%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.22%) LiveLink
3 1 (1.22%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.88%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.76%) Office 365
3 6 (7.32%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (4.88%) PaaS
4 4 (4.88%) SaaS
5 1 (1.22%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.22%) IaaS
5 1 (1.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) PuTTY
2 4 (4.88%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.10%) MariaDB
4 5 (6.10%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.88%) Power BI
6 3 (3.66%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.10%) Bitbucket
2 5 (6.10%) JIRA
3 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.22%) Ant
5 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.22%) Subversion
5 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.22%) Xcode
General
1 4 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Advertising
2 1 (1.22%) Banking
2 1 (1.22%) Legal
2 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (78.05%) Developer
2 47 (57.32%) Software Developer
3 43 (52.44%) .NET Developer
4 28 (34.15%) .NET Software Developer
5 23 (28.05%) C# Developer
6 20 (24.39%) C# Software Developer
7 14 (17.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (10.98%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (9.76%) Architect
10 5 (6.10%) .NET Software Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) C# Software Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Software Architect
10 5 (6.10%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Java Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Principal Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Scala Software Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (48.78%) ASP.NET
2 34 (41.46%) CSS
3 31 (37.80%) HTML
4 28 (34.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (26.83%) jQuery
6 16 (19.51%) AngularJS
7 14 (17.07%) .NET Framework
8 12 (14.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (13.41%) WCF
10 9 (10.98%) Entity Framework
11 8 (9.76%) Web Services
12 7 (8.54%) Node.js
12 7 (8.54%) XML
13 6 (7.32%) WinForms
14 5 (6.10%) .NET Core
14 5 (6.10%) Express
14 5 (6.10%) Socket.IO
14 5 (6.10%) WPF
14 5 (6.10%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.10%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.66%) User Experience
5 2 (2.44%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Linux
2 1 (1.22%) Android
2 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.15%) MVC
3 17 (20.73%) Scrum
4 15 (18.29%) Refactoring
4 15 (18.29%) Web Development
5 14 (17.07%) OO
6 12 (14.63%) Software Engineering
7 11 (13.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (12.20%) BDD
8 10 (12.20%) SOA
9 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (10.98%) Project Management
10 8 (9.76%) TDD
11 7 (8.54%) Kanban
12 6 (7.32%) CRM
13 5 (6.10%) Analytics
13 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (6.10%) OOD
13 5 (6.10%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 76 (92.68%) C#
2 46 (56.10%) JavaScript
3 21 (25.61%) SQL
4 7 (8.54%) Java
5 4 (4.88%) Scala
6 3 (3.66%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.44%) C++
7 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.22%) PHP
8 1 (1.22%) Python
8 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Degree
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.22%) MCP
4 1 (1.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.44%) Docker
3 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (42.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) Twitter
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle
4 3 (3.66%) Nintex
5 2 (2.44%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe
6 1 (1.22%) FatWire
6 1 (1.22%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.22%) OpenText
6 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.22%) Sencha
6 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.22%) Vignette
6 1 (1.22%) Xerox