Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 +4
Permanent jobs citing .NET 55 127 219
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 14.55% 23.18% 28.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.58% 50.20% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37 73 154
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,290 £26,250
25th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £30,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
75th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

.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 215 253 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 56.88% 46.17% 52.84%
Number of salaries quoted 134 163 268
10th Percentile £27,575 £29,500 £27,275
25th Percentile £31,750 £33,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £54,375 £56,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £59,625 £60,000 £57,875
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

.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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 2021. 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 -10 50 £35,000 -17.65% 29
County Londonderry +2 2 £32,500 -11.56% 2
County Armagh -2 1 £35,000 -12.50%
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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 37 (67.27%) C#
2 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
3 20 (36.36%) MVC
4 19 (34.55%) SQL
5 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
5 16 (29.09%) Azure
6 15 (27.27%) React
7 14 (25.45%) .NET Framework
7 14 (25.45%) Degree
7 14 (25.45%) Computer Science
8 13 (23.64%) Node.js
8 13 (23.64%) REST
8 13 (23.64%) AngularJS
8 13 (23.64%) HTML
9 12 (21.82%) CSS
9 12 (21.82%) Web Development
10 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 11 (20.00%) Scrum
11 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 10 (18.18%) Java
12 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
12 9 (16.36%) SDLC
13 8 (14.55%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
13 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
13 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
14 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
14 7 (12.73%) User Stories
14 7 (12.73%) jQuery

.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 (7.27%) CMS
2 2 (3.64%) Headless CMS
2 2 (3.64%) Kentico
2 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.09%) Azure
2 3 (5.45%) AWS
2 3 (5.45%) GitHub
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) GCP
4 1 (1.82%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (1.82%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.82%) PaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) Power BI
4 1 (1.82%) QlikView
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.82%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) Selenium
2 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.64%) JIRA
5 1 (1.82%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.82%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (12.73%) Public Sector
2 5 (9.09%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Developer
2 27 (49.09%) Software Developer
3 12 (21.82%) Software Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Architect
6 3 (5.45%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Lead Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Azure Developer
8 1 (1.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) React
2 14 (25.45%) .NET Framework
3 13 (23.64%) AngularJS
3 13 (23.64%) HTML
3 13 (23.64%) Node.js
3 13 (23.64%) REST
4 12 (21.82%) CSS
5 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
6 7 (12.73%) .NET Core
6 7 (12.73%) jQuery
7 6 (10.91%) Entity Framework
7 6 (10.91%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (9.09%) Ajax
8 5 (9.09%) JSON
8 5 (9.09%) LESS
8 5 (9.09%) Material Design
8 5 (9.09%) Sass
8 5 (9.09%) Vue.js
8 5 (9.09%) Web Services
9 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.09%) Smart City
3 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.82%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.82%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.82%) Robotics
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) MVC
2 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
3 14 (25.45%) Computer Science
4 12 (21.82%) Web Development
5 11 (20.00%) Scrum
6 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
6 9 (16.36%) SDLC
7 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
8 7 (12.73%) Front End Development
8 7 (12.73%) User Stories
9 6 (10.91%) DevOps
10 5 (9.09%) API Development
10 5 (9.09%) Business Transformation
10 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.09%) OO
10 5 (9.09%) Open Source
10 5 (9.09%) Prototyping
10 5 (9.09%) Regression Testing
10 5 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (67.27%) C#
2 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
3 19 (34.55%) SQL
4 10 (18.18%) Java
5 7 (12.73%) TypeScript
6 5 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.64%) C++
8 2 (3.64%) Python
9 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (12.73%) HNC
3 7 (12.73%) HND
4 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Google
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Black Duck
4 1 (1.82%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) Xamarin