Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 4 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 113 166 69
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 24.84% 24.63% 18.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 54.85% 51.55% 44.81%
Number of salaries quoted 52 133 58
Median annual salary £41,500 £41,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.73% -2.08%
10th Percentile £24,425 £26,350 £18,000
90th Percentile £59,750 £53,700 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

.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 206 322 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 45.27% 47.77% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 95 225 129
Median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £29,050 £27,050 £22,400
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Northern Ireland

.NET
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for .NET in Northern Ireland

.NET
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +1 101 £42,500 +2.41% 8
County Londonderry 0 8 £33,500 -16.25%
County Down - 2 £33,250 -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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.

1 101 (89.38%) C#
2 68 (60.18%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (47.79%) ASP.NET
4 49 (43.36%) JavaScript
5 39 (34.51%) Microsoft
6 36 (31.86%) MVC
6 36 (31.86%) .NET Framework
7 34 (30.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (30.09%) SQL Server
8 33 (29.20%) Azure
9 28 (24.78%) AWS
10 23 (20.35%) Web Development
10 23 (20.35%) Scrum
10 23 (20.35%) AngularJS
11 22 (19.47%) HTML
11 22 (19.47%) Software Engineering
11 22 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (18.58%) Oracle
13 20 (17.70%) Entity Framework
14 19 (16.81%) DevOps
15 18 (15.93%) RESTful
15 18 (15.93%) jQuery
16 16 (14.16%) CSS
17 15 (13.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 13 (11.50%) SQL
19 12 (10.62%) TDD
20 11 (9.73%) Google
20 11 (9.73%) .NET Core
21 10 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
21 10 (8.85%) Requirements Gathering

.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 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.54%) Kentico
3 3 (2.65%) IIS
4 2 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 33 (29.20%) Azure
2 28 (24.78%) AWS
3 5 (4.42%) PaaS
4 4 (3.54%) Azure Stack
4 4 (3.54%) Logic Apps
5 2 (1.77%) G Suite
5 2 (1.77%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) Internet
1 2 (1.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.31%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.31%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.88%) MySQL
5 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (5.31%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.88%) GitLab
4 1 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 10 (8.85%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Retail
3 4 (3.54%) Legal
4 3 (2.65%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.77%) Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Local Government
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 84 (74.34%) Developer
2 47 (41.59%) .NET Developer
3 33 (29.20%) Software Developer
4 13 (11.50%) C# Developer
5 11 (9.73%) .NET Software Developer
5 11 (9.73%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.08%) Team Leader
6 8 (7.08%) Technical Leader
7 7 (6.19%) C# Web Developer
7 7 (6.19%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Azure Developer
8 6 (5.31%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (5.31%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Technical Team Leader
10 3 (2.65%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (47.79%) ASP.NET
2 36 (31.86%) .NET Framework
3 34 (30.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (20.35%) AngularJS
5 22 (19.47%) HTML
6 20 (17.70%) Entity Framework
7 18 (15.93%) jQuery
7 18 (15.93%) RESTful
8 16 (14.16%) CSS
9 15 (13.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (9.73%) .NET Core
11 9 (7.96%) REST
12 7 (6.19%) JSON
12 7 (6.19%) Vue.js
13 6 (5.31%) Web Services
14 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (4.42%) COM
14 5 (4.42%) HTML5
14 5 (4.42%) Node.js
15 4 (3.54%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.31%) User Experience
2 6 (5.31%) Virtual Team
3 5 (4.42%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.65%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.77%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.77%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.77%) Robotics
6 2 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.88%) Derivative
7 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.54%) Windows
2 2 (1.77%) Linux
2 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (60.18%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.86%) MVC
3 23 (20.35%) Scrum
3 23 (20.35%) Web Development
4 22 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (19.47%) Software Engineering
5 19 (16.81%) DevOps
6 12 (10.62%) TDD
7 10 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (8.85%) Requirements Gathering
7 10 (8.85%) Unit Testing
8 9 (7.96%) API Development
8 9 (7.96%) System Testing
9 8 (7.08%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (6.19%) Architectural Design
11 6 (5.31%) CQRS
11 6 (5.31%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (5.31%) Integration Testing
11 6 (5.31%) Line Management
12 5 (4.42%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 101 (89.38%) C#
2 49 (43.36%) JavaScript
3 13 (11.50%) SQL
4 9 (7.96%) VB.NET
5 8 (7.08%) Java
6 7 (6.19%) Python
7 5 (4.42%) VB
8 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.65%) VBA
9 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.77%) Google Apps Script
9 2 (1.77%) Ruby
9 2 (1.77%) VB6
10 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.88%) Perl
10 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.65%) Degree
3 2 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.77%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.77%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Kibana
Vendors
1 39 (34.51%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.58%) Oracle
3 11 (9.73%) Google
4 6 (5.31%) Databricks
5 3 (2.65%) UiPath
6 2 (1.77%) Automation Anywhere
6 2 (1.77%) Blue Prism
6 2 (1.77%) NEC
6 2 (1.77%) Northgate
7 1 (0.88%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.88%) Telerik