Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 9 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 150 61 99
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 19.95% 18.94% 18.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.98% 40.40% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 78 11 69
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £24,800
25th Percentile £28,750 £35,000 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.71% +5.00% +6.67%
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,625 £55,000
90th Percentile £57,125 £67,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

.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 349 151 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 46.41% 46.89% 46.78%
Number of salaries quoted 197 52 181
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £64,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +6.80%

.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 25 October 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 25 October 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 +1 126 £45,000 +6.51% 21
County Londonderry +3 15 £32,500 -
County Down - 4 - -
County Tyrone - 3 £32,500 -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 142 (94.67%) C#
2 91 (60.67%) Java
3 76 (50.67%) SQL
3 76 (50.67%) BDD
4 75 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (46.00%) Scrum
6 66 (44.00%) Software Engineering
7 59 (39.33%) TDD
8 57 (38.00%) AngularJS
9 54 (36.00%) Spring
10 52 (34.67%) Hibernate
10 52 (34.67%) Node.js
10 52 (34.67%) Public Sector
11 50 (33.33%) MongoDB
12 49 (32.67%) Fintech
13 48 (32.00%) Change Control
13 48 (32.00%) SC Cleared
13 48 (32.00%) Security Cleared
13 48 (32.00%) Mentoring
14 36 (24.00%) OO
14 36 (24.00%) Python
15 28 (18.67%) JavaScript
16 25 (16.67%) MVC
16 25 (16.67%) Coaching
16 25 (16.67%) User Stories
17 22 (14.67%) SDLC
18 21 (14.00%) ASP.NET
18 21 (14.00%) Microsoft
19 19 (12.67%) Computer Science
20 16 (10.67%) Web Development

.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 15 (10.00%) Kentico
2 14 (9.33%) CMS
2 14 (9.33%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.33%) WordPress
4 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.33%) Azure
2 4 (2.67%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.67%) AWS
2 4 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (2.67%) Serverless
3 3 (2.00%) SaaS
4 2 (1.33%) Amazon Alexa
4 2 (1.33%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (0.67%) Power Automate
5 1 (0.67%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 13 (8.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.00%) MySQL
4 4 (2.67%) Amazon Athena
4 4 (2.67%) Amazon Aurora
4 4 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (2.67%) Amazon QuickSight
4 4 (2.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (7.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.33%) Subversion
3 1 (0.67%) JIRA
3 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (34.67%) Public Sector
2 13 (8.67%) Finance
3 4 (2.67%) Social Skills
4 2 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 89 (59.33%) Developer
2 73 (48.67%) Software Developer
3 44 (29.33%) Software Engineer
4 31 (20.67%) Senior Developer
4 31 (20.67%) Senior Software Developer
5 25 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 18 (12.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (2.67%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (2.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (2.67%) Lead Developer
7 4 (2.67%) Lead Software Developer
7 4 (2.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 4 (2.67%) Software Team Leader
7 4 (2.67%) Team Leader
8 3 (2.00%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (2.00%) Web Developer
9 2 (1.33%) C# Developer
9 2 (1.33%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (1.33%) Java Developer
9 2 (1.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (38.00%) AngularJS
2 54 (36.00%) Spring
3 52 (34.67%) Hibernate
3 52 (34.67%) Node.js
4 21 (14.00%) ASP.NET
5 16 (10.67%) .NET Framework
6 14 (9.33%) Web Services
7 10 (6.67%) CSS
8 7 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (4.67%) Entity Framework
8 7 (4.67%) HTML
8 7 (4.67%) WCF
9 6 (4.00%) .NET Core
9 6 (4.00%) REST
10 5 (3.33%) jQuery
11 4 (2.67%) Apollo GraphQL
11 4 (2.67%) GraphQL
11 4 (2.67%) Spring Boot
12 3 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.67%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.67%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.67%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.67%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.67%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.00%) User Experience
6 2 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.67%) Linux
1 13 (8.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (50.67%) BDD
2 75 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (46.00%) Scrum
4 66 (44.00%) Software Engineering
5 59 (39.33%) TDD
6 49 (32.67%) Fintech
7 48 (32.00%) Change Control
7 48 (32.00%) Mentoring
8 36 (24.00%) OO
9 25 (16.67%) Coaching
9 25 (16.67%) MVC
9 25 (16.67%) User Stories
10 22 (14.67%) SDLC
11 19 (12.67%) Computer Science
12 16 (10.67%) Web Development
13 15 (10.00%) Refactoring
13 15 (10.00%) Software Deployment
14 14 (9.33%) SOA
15 10 (6.67%) Clean Code
16 9 (6.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 142 (94.67%) C#
2 91 (60.67%) Java
3 76 (50.67%) SQL
4 36 (24.00%) Python
5 28 (18.67%) JavaScript
6 12 (8.00%) Ruby
7 6 (4.00%) Go
8 4 (2.67%) Scala
9 2 (1.33%) PHP
9 2 (1.33%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (32.00%) SC Cleared
1 48 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.67%) AWS Certification
3 4 (2.67%) Degree
3 4 (2.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.67%) Terraform
2 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.00%) Oracle
3 2 (1.33%) Civica
3 2 (1.33%) Google
3 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.67%) Xamarin