Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 9 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 142 93 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 23.63% 19.62% 13.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.51% 40.61% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 93 57 38
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,750 £28,550
90th Percentile £59,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 312 229 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 51.91% 48.31% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 198 151 92
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £19,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £60,375 £52,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +3 133 £37,500 +7.14% 22
County Londonderry -1 5 - - 1
County Tyrone +4 3 £27,500 +5.77%
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 131 (92.25%) C#
2 82 (57.75%) JavaScript
3 79 (55.63%) ASP.NET
4 66 (46.48%) MVC
4 66 (46.48%) CSS
5 61 (42.96%) Microsoft
6 60 (42.25%) HTML
7 58 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (40.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 51 (35.92%) jQuery
9 45 (31.69%) SQL
10 39 (27.46%) Microsoft Azure
11 38 (26.76%) AngularJS
12 34 (23.94%) Degree
13 31 (21.83%) Refactoring
14 29 (20.42%) SQL Server
15 28 (19.72%) .NET Framework
16 27 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (19.01%) .NET Core
17 24 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
18 23 (16.20%) WCF
18 23 (16.20%) Web Development
18 23 (16.20%) Scrum
18 23 (16.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 22 (15.49%) NoSQL
20 21 (14.79%) Amazon AWS
20 21 (14.79%) OO
21 20 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (14.08%) Greenfield Project
22 17 (11.97%) Unit Testing

.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 11 (7.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.70%) CMS
2 1 (0.70%) Kentico
2 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 39 (27.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (14.79%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (7.04%) Office 365
4 7 (4.93%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (4.23%) SaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.70%) PaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.52%) Internet
2 4 (2.82%) PuTTY
3 3 (2.11%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.42%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.49%) NoSQL
3 12 (8.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (4.23%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.82%) MariaDB
5 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.11%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (2.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.52%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.82%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.82%) JIRA
4 3 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.11%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (6.34%) Finance
2 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.11%) Games
3 3 (2.11%) Legal
4 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 121 (85.21%) Developer
2 88 (61.97%) Software Developer
3 69 (48.59%) .NET Developer
4 41 (28.87%) .NET Software Developer
5 34 (23.94%) C# Developer
6 30 (21.13%) C# Software Developer
7 13 (9.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (6.34%) Architect
9 7 (4.93%) Principal Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Principal .NET Developer
11 5 (3.52%) CRM Architect
11 5 (3.52%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.82%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (2.82%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (2.82%) Software Architect
12 4 (2.82%) Software Tester
12 4 (2.82%) Tester
13 3 (2.11%) Applications Developer
13 3 (2.11%) Graduate
13 3 (2.11%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (55.63%) ASP.NET
2 66 (46.48%) CSS
3 60 (42.25%) HTML
4 58 (40.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 51 (35.92%) jQuery
6 38 (26.76%) AngularJS
7 28 (19.72%) .NET Framework
8 27 (19.01%) .NET Core
9 23 (16.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 23 (16.20%) WCF
10 15 (10.56%) REST
10 15 (10.56%) Web Services
11 14 (9.86%) Entity Framework
12 12 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (8.45%) Swagger
12 12 (8.45%) XML
13 11 (7.75%) HTML5
13 11 (7.75%) XSL
14 8 (5.63%) WPF
15 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (14.08%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (9.15%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (8.45%) Cloud Native
4 10 (7.04%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.52%) Internet of Things
5 5 (3.52%) User Experience
6 3 (2.11%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.41%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.82%) Linux
2 3 (2.11%) Android
2 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (46.48%) MVC
2 58 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (21.83%) Refactoring
4 27 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (16.20%) Scrum
5 23 (16.20%) Web Development
6 21 (14.79%) OO
7 17 (11.97%) Unit Testing
8 16 (11.27%) DevOps
8 16 (11.27%) Software Engineering
9 15 (10.56%) Analytics
9 15 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (9.15%) Computer Science
10 13 (9.15%) SOA
10 13 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (9.15%) Test Automation
11 12 (8.45%) Kanban
11 12 (8.45%) Microservices
12 11 (7.75%) Continuous Deployment
13 10 (7.04%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 131 (92.25%) C#
2 82 (57.75%) JavaScript
3 45 (31.69%) SQL
4 3 (2.11%) Java
4 3 (2.11%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.70%) PHP
5 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.70%) VB
5 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (23.94%) Degree
2 24 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (8.45%) Docker
2 4 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.11%) Firmware
4 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 61 (42.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.82%) Twitter
3 3 (2.11%) Verint
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle
5 1 (0.70%) Nintex
5 1 (0.70%) Xamarin