Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +16
Permanent jobs citing .NET 65 79 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 17.43% 15.67% 20.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.05% 39.90% 52.88%
Number of salaries quoted 53 70 37
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £18,000 £26,325 £28,450
90th Percentile £52,250 £48,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

.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 151 198 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 40.48% 39.29% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 126 162 77
Northern Ireland median annual salary £38,250 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +4.17% -10.00%
10th Percentile £22,250 £26,500 £28,550
90th Percentile £52,500 £59,300 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

.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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 2018. 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 -4 53 £32,500 -9.72% 27
County Londonderry - 6 £37,500 - 4
County Armagh +6 3 £37,500 +66.67%
County Tyrone - 1 £32,500 - 1
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 47 (72.31%) C#
2 30 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET
4 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
5 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
6 16 (24.62%) SQL
6 16 (24.62%) MVC
7 14 (21.54%) Java
7 14 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
8 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
10 9 (13.85%) WCF
10 9 (13.85%) Python
11 8 (12.31%) SOA
11 8 (12.31%) VB.NET
11 8 (12.31%) Degree
11 8 (12.31%) Web Development
11 8 (12.31%) TDD
11 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (12.31%) SDLC
12 7 (10.77%) SOLID
12 7 (10.77%) Customer Requirements
12 7 (10.77%) Test Automation
12 7 (10.77%) BDD
12 7 (10.77%) HTML
13 6 (9.23%) C++
13 6 (9.23%) Oracle

.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 2 (3.08%) IIS
1 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
2 1 (1.54%) Confluence
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.54%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (4.62%) Office 365
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.54%) IaaS
4 1 (1.54%) PaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Power BI
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.62%) Subversion
3 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
4 1 (1.54%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.54%) RStudio
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
1 3 (4.62%) Legal
2 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Back Office
3 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (80.00%) Developer
2 31 (47.69%) .NET Developer
3 27 (41.54%) Software Developer
4 10 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (13.85%) C# Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Architect
7 6 (9.23%) Applications Developer
7 6 (9.23%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Graduate
8 5 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (6.15%) Graduate Applications Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Graduate Software Developer
10 3 (4.62%) CRM Architect
10 3 (4.62%) Principal .NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Principal Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Applications Architect
11 2 (3.08%) CRM Consultant
11 2 (3.08%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET
2 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
3 9 (13.85%) WCF
4 7 (10.77%) HTML
5 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (9.23%) CSS
5 6 (9.23%) Web Services
6 5 (7.69%) WPF
7 4 (6.15%) .NET Core
7 4 (6.15%) Entity Framework
7 4 (6.15%) React
8 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.62%) Classic ASP
9 2 (3.08%) jQuery
9 2 (3.08%) RESTful
9 2 (3.08%) Xamarin.iOS
10 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.54%) LINQ
10 1 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.54%) Robotics
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Android
2 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.62%) MVC
3 14 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.31%) SDLC
5 8 (12.31%) SOA
5 8 (12.31%) TDD
5 8 (12.31%) Web Development
6 7 (10.77%) BDD
6 7 (10.77%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (10.77%) SOLID
6 7 (10.77%) Test Automation
7 6 (9.23%) CRM
7 6 (9.23%) Migration
7 6 (9.23%) Project Management
7 6 (9.23%) Scrum
8 5 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.69%) OO
9 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 47 (72.31%) C#
2 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
3 16 (24.62%) SQL
4 14 (21.54%) Java
5 9 (13.85%) Python
6 8 (12.31%) VB.NET
7 6 (9.23%) C++
8 3 (4.62%) Ruby
9 1 (1.54%) Groovy
9 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.54%) MCSE
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) PMO
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.54%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 30 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) Nintex
3 2 (3.08%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.54%) Capita
4 1 (1.54%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com