Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 6 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing .NET 146 82 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 23.14% 21.64% 14.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.17% 51.90% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 120 68 63
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,025 £22,625 £26,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,375 £48,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% -

.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 291 158 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 46.12% 41.69% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 213 135 149
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,250 £26,450
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,500 £59,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

.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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +1 132 £42,500 +13.33% 18
County Londonderry -2 12 £57,500 +53.33% 1
Newry - 1 - - 1
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 141 (96.58%) C#
2 82 (56.16%) ASP.NET
3 81 (55.48%) MVC
4 78 (53.42%) JavaScript
5 73 (50.00%) CSS
6 70 (47.95%) HTML
7 68 (46.58%) Microsoft
8 65 (44.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 62 (42.47%) Microsoft Azure
10 54 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (35.62%) AngularJS
12 49 (33.56%) jQuery
13 39 (26.71%) SQL
14 38 (26.03%) Microsoft Certification
15 36 (24.66%) DevOps
16 32 (21.92%) .NET Framework
17 30 (20.55%) NoSQL
18 29 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
19 28 (19.18%) Unit Testing
20 27 (18.49%) Amazon AWS
21 25 (17.12%) Entity Framework
21 25 (17.12%) SQL Server
22 24 (16.44%) Degree
23 23 (15.75%) ASP.NET Web API
24 22 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
24 22 (15.07%) .NET Core
25 17 (11.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 16 (10.96%) Test Automation
26 16 (10.96%) Visual Studio Team System
26 16 (10.96%) Java

.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 (8.90%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.16%) IIS
3 3 (2.05%) CMS
3 3 (2.05%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.68%) Hyperledger
4 1 (0.68%) nginx
4 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (8.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.68%) MultiChain
2 1 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 62 (42.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (18.49%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (10.27%) Dynamics 365
3 15 (10.27%) PaaS
4 12 (8.22%) Power Platform
5 11 (7.53%) Office 365
6 9 (6.16%) SaaS
7 5 (3.42%) Serverless
8 4 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.05%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Flow
10 2 (1.37%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.68%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.68%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.05%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.55%) NoSQL
2 25 (17.12%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (10.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (8.90%) Relational Database
5 12 (8.22%) Power BI
5 12 (8.22%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.79%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (2.05%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.37%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.37%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.37%) GIS
8 2 (1.37%) MySQL
9 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (10.96%) Visual Studio Team System
2 15 (10.27%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.79%) JIRA
4 6 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.42%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.74%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.74%) Selenium
7 2 (1.37%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.68%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.68%) Maven
8 1 (0.68%) Moq
8 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (8.90%) Finance
2 8 (5.48%) Banking
3 4 (2.74%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Back Office
4 1 (0.68%) Front Office
4 1 (0.68%) Games
4 1 (0.68%) Legal
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 128 (87.67%) Developer
2 70 (47.95%) .NET Developer
3 59 (40.41%) Software Developer
4 19 (13.01%) C# Developer
5 16 (10.96%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.90%) .NET Software Developer
7 12 (8.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (7.53%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (4.79%) C# Software Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Test Leader
10 4 (2.74%) Architect
10 4 (2.74%) Principal Developer
10 4 (2.74%) Principal Software Developer
11 3 (2.05%) Analyst
11 3 (2.05%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (2.05%) QA Analyst
11 3 (2.05%) Quality Analyst
11 3 (2.05%) Senior Software Developer
12 2 (1.37%) Technical Leader
12 2 (1.37%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (56.16%) ASP.NET
2 73 (50.00%) CSS
3 70 (47.95%) HTML
4 65 (44.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 52 (35.62%) AngularJS
6 49 (33.56%) jQuery
7 32 (21.92%) .NET Framework
8 25 (17.12%) Entity Framework
9 23 (15.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (15.07%) .NET Core
11 17 (11.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (10.27%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (8.90%) HTML5
13 13 (8.90%) REST
14 12 (8.22%) React
15 11 (7.53%) Web Services
16 8 (5.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (5.48%) Node.js
17 7 (4.79%) JSON
17 7 (4.79%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.85%) Enterprise Cloud
2 9 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.16%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.79%) Cloud Native
3 7 (4.79%) Derivative
3 7 (4.79%) OTC Derivatives
4 5 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.05%) User Experience
6 2 (1.37%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.68%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.48%) Linux
2 5 (3.42%) Android
2 5 (3.42%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.74%) Windows
4 3 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (55.48%) MVC
2 54 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (24.66%) DevOps
4 29 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (19.18%) Unit Testing
6 22 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (10.96%) Test Automation
8 15 (10.27%) Web Development
9 13 (8.90%) Analytics
9 13 (8.90%) SDLC
10 12 (8.22%) CRM
11 11 (7.53%) Refactoring
12 10 (6.85%) OO
12 10 (6.85%) Sprint Planning
13 8 (5.48%) Microservices
14 7 (4.79%) Infrastructure as Code
14 7 (4.79%) Mentoring
14 7 (4.79%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (4.79%) Test Strategy
14 7 (4.79%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 141 (96.58%) C#
2 78 (53.42%) JavaScript
3 39 (26.71%) SQL
4 16 (10.96%) Java
5 9 (6.16%) TypeScript
6 6 (4.11%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.42%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.42%) Python
8 4 (2.74%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.05%) Ruby
10 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.37%) VBA
11 1 (0.68%) Go
11 1 (0.68%) PHP
11 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (26.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (16.44%) Degree
3 7 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (4.11%) ISEB
4 6 (4.11%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (6.85%) Docker
2 3 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.37%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 68 (46.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.48%) Xamarin
3 7 (4.79%) Oracle
4 4 (2.74%) Google
5 3 (2.05%) HP
5 3 (2.05%) Twitter
6 1 (0.68%) ESRI