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

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 +16
Permanent jobs citing .NET 77 67 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 19.40% 16.18% 17.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.53% 36.02% 49.51%
Number of salaries quoted 61 49 43
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,400 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £48,750 £51,250
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 162 186 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 40.81% 44.93% 35.52%
Number of salaries quoted 131 134 87
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,175 £28,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,750 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 August 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 August 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 0 66 £37,500 +10.29% 18
County Londonderry - 7 £37,500 - 2
County Armagh - 3 £37,500 -
County Tyrone - 1 £27,500 -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 69 (89.61%) C#
2 33 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (40.26%) JavaScript
4 31 (40.26%) ASP.NET
5 21 (27.27%) MVC
5 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
7 17 (22.08%) SQL
8 16 (20.78%) CSS
9 15 (19.48%) HTML
9 15 (19.48%) Software Engineering
10 14 (18.18%) OO
10 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (15.58%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (14.29%) Java
12 11 (14.29%) SOA
12 11 (14.29%) Web Development
12 11 (14.29%) Refactoring
13 10 (12.99%) Scrum
13 10 (12.99%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (12.99%) AngularJS
13 10 (12.99%) BDD
14 9 (11.69%) jQuery
14 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
14 9 (11.69%) Degree
15 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
15 8 (10.39%) WCF

.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 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) CMS
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.30%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.30%) Documentum
3 1 (1.30%) Drupal
3 1 (1.30%) FileNet
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) Kentico
3 1 (1.30%) Liferay
3 1 (1.30%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.30%) LiveLink
3 1 (1.30%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.19%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.49%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (6.49%) Office 365
4 4 (5.19%) PaaS
4 4 (5.19%) SaaS
5 1 (1.30%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.30%) IaaS
5 1 (1.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) PuTTY
1 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.90%) Power BI
4 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.60%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.90%) Subversion
5 2 (2.60%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.60%) JIRA
5 2 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.30%) Ant
6 1 (1.30%) RStudio
6 1 (1.30%) Xcode
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Advertising
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (75.32%) Developer
2 37 (48.05%) .NET Developer
2 37 (48.05%) Software Developer
3 18 (23.38%) .NET Software Developer
3 18 (23.38%) C# Developer
4 14 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
5 11 (14.29%) Architect
5 11 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (7.79%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Software Architect
7 5 (6.49%) .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Principal .NET Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Principal Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Java Scala Software Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.26%) ASP.NET
2 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (20.78%) CSS
4 15 (19.48%) HTML
5 10 (12.99%) AngularJS
5 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (11.69%) jQuery
7 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
7 8 (10.39%) WCF
8 7 (9.09%) Entity Framework
9 6 (7.79%) WPF
10 4 (5.19%) Node.js
10 4 (5.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (5.19%) Web Services
11 3 (3.90%) Classic ASP
11 3 (3.90%) WinForms
11 3 (3.90%) XML
12 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (2.60%) Express
12 2 (2.60%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.19%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) User Experience
6 1 (1.30%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.30%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Android
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.27%) MVC
3 15 (19.48%) Software Engineering
4 14 (18.18%) OO
5 12 (15.58%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (14.29%) Refactoring
6 11 (14.29%) SOA
6 11 (14.29%) Web Development
7 10 (12.99%) BDD
7 10 (12.99%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (12.99%) Scrum
8 8 (10.39%) Project Management
8 8 (10.39%) TDD
9 7 (9.09%) CRM
10 6 (7.79%) Migration
11 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (6.49%) Presales
11 5 (6.49%) SDLC
11 5 (6.49%) SOLID
12 4 (5.19%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 69 (89.61%) C#
2 31 (40.26%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.08%) SQL
4 11 (14.29%) Java
5 6 (7.79%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.49%) C++
7 4 (5.19%) Python
7 4 (5.19%) Scala
8 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.30%) PHP
10 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.30%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Docker
Vendors
1 33 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) Nintex
4 2 (2.60%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.60%) Twitter
5 1 (1.30%) Adobe
5 1 (1.30%) FatWire
5 1 (1.30%) IBM
5 1 (1.30%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.30%) OpenText
5 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.30%) Sencha
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.30%) Vignette
5 1 (1.30%) Xerox