Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 86 43 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 19.03% 12.57% 17.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.35% 36.44% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 21
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £21,750 £29,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,250 £42,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

.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 208 118 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 46.02% 34.50% 47.47%
Number of salaries quoted 130 92 55
Northern Ireland median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £12,500 £28,250 £22,700
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

.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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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 -2 71 £35,000 -12.50% 5
County Down - 7 £40,000 -
County Tyrone +4 2 £26,000 -20.00%
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for .NET.

1 56 (65.12%) C#
2 54 (62.79%) Microsoft
3 52 (60.47%) ASP.NET
4 43 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (43.02%) MVC
6 33 (38.37%) Oracle
7 32 (37.21%) Finance
7 32 (37.21%) AngularJS
8 31 (36.05%) SQL Server
9 28 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
10 26 (30.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (27.91%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
11 24 (27.91%) TDD
11 24 (27.91%) .NET Framework
12 22 (25.58%) Python
13 21 (24.42%) Scrum
14 20 (23.26%) SDLC
15 19 (22.09%) DevOps
15 19 (22.09%) Legal
15 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (22.09%) CSS
15 19 (22.09%) HTML
16 18 (20.93%) SQL
16 18 (20.93%) Jenkins
17 17 (19.77%) Node.js
17 17 (19.77%) jQuery
18 16 (18.60%) Degree
18 16 (18.60%) SharePoint
18 16 (18.60%) Twitter Bootstrap

.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 16 (18.60%) SharePoint
2 14 (16.28%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (16.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (13.95%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.49%) IIS
5 1 (1.16%) CMS
5 1 (1.16%) Confluence
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (27.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (17.44%) PaaS
3 15 (17.44%) SaaS
4 12 (13.95%) iPaaS
5 6 (6.98%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) SSH
1 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
1 6 (6.98%) VPN
2 3 (3.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.30%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.14%) DocumentDB
3 7 (8.14%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.14%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (20.93%) Jenkins
2 12 (13.95%) Bitbucket
2 12 (13.95%) GitLab
3 7 (8.14%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (8.14%) TeamCity
4 6 (6.98%) Robot Framework
5 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 32 (37.21%) Finance
2 19 (22.09%) Legal
3 8 (9.30%) Banking
4 6 (6.98%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.98%) Prime Brokerage
5 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.33%) Marketing
7 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (66.28%) Developer
2 41 (47.67%) .NET Developer
3 18 (20.93%) Software Developer
4 14 (16.28%) Architect
5 12 (13.95%) Technical Architect
6 8 (9.30%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.98%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (6.98%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Test Automation Specialist
7 6 (6.98%) Test Scripter
7 6 (6.98%) Test Specialist
8 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Technical Leader
9 4 (4.65%) Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Senior .NET Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Consultant
11 2 (2.33%) Java Software Developer
11 2 (2.33%) Junior Python Developer
11 2 (2.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (60.47%) ASP.NET
2 32 (37.21%) AngularJS
3 26 (30.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (27.91%) .NET Framework
5 19 (22.09%) CSS
5 19 (22.09%) HTML
6 17 (19.77%) jQuery
6 17 (19.77%) Node.js
7 16 (18.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (16.28%) RESTful
8 14 (16.28%) Web Services
9 13 (15.12%) Entity Framework
10 12 (13.95%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (8.14%) Angular 2
11 7 (8.14%) Backbone.js
11 7 (8.14%) Classic ASP
12 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 5 (5.81%) WCF
13 3 (3.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) User Experience
2 13 (15.12%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.14%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.81%) Tandem
5 3 (3.49%) Raspberry Pi
6 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.16%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Linux
2 6 (6.98%) Windows
3 3 (3.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (43.02%) MVC
3 24 (27.91%) TDD
4 21 (24.42%) Scrum
5 20 (23.26%) SDLC
6 19 (22.09%) DevOps
7 16 (18.60%) Microservices
8 15 (17.44%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (16.28%) CRM
9 14 (16.28%) Open Source
9 14 (16.28%) SOA
10 13 (15.12%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (15.12%) Kanban
10 13 (15.12%) Migration
11 12 (13.95%) ArchiMate
11 12 (13.95%) Data Migration
11 12 (13.95%) Data Security
11 12 (13.95%) Open Source Development
11 12 (13.95%) Software Architecture
11 12 (13.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (65.12%) C#
2 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 22 (25.58%) Python
4 18 (20.93%) SQL
5 14 (16.28%) Java
5 14 (16.28%) PHP
5 14 (16.28%) Ruby
6 10 (11.63%) PowerShell
7 7 (8.14%) T-SQL
7 7 (8.14%) VB.NET
8 6 (6.98%) C++
8 6 (6.98%) Groovy
8 6 (6.98%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.33%) Perl
9 2 (2.33%) VBA
10 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (18.60%) Degree
3 14 (16.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (5.81%) HNC
4 5 (5.81%) HND
4 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (16.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (13.95%) Kubernetes
2 12 (13.95%) Puppet
3 2 (2.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 54 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 33 (38.37%) Oracle
3 2 (2.33%) IBM
3 2 (2.33%) SAP