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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 21 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 7 9 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 117 65 113
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 17.33% 16.84% 23.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.56% 30.37% 53.30%
Number of salaries quoted 61 42 52
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £24,425
25th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £35,000 £42,250
Median % change year-on-year +50.00% -17.16% +1.81%
75th Percentile £58,750 £47,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £59,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -

.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 246 214 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 36.44% 55.44% 44.82%
Number of salaries quoted 120 126 106
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £29,500
25th Percentile £38,250 £31,000 £33,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,250 £40,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.63% -11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £70,125 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £63,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.91% - +4.76%

.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 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim +9 115 £52,500 +50.00% 29
County Londonderry -7 2 £40,250 +23.85% 1
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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.

1 106 (90.60%) C#
2 57 (48.72%) SQL
2 57 (48.72%) Agile
3 56 (47.86%) Software Engineering
4 48 (41.03%) Git (software)
5 43 (36.75%) Microsoft
6 40 (34.19%) .NET Framework
7 38 (32.48%) .NET Core
8 37 (31.62%) Full Stack Development
8 37 (31.62%) SQL Server
9 35 (29.91%) Azure
10 33 (28.21%) AngularJS
11 31 (26.50%) JavaScript
12 30 (25.64%) ASP.NET
13 25 (21.37%) Oracle
14 24 (20.51%) Public Sector
15 23 (19.66%) Docker
15 23 (19.66%) DevOps
15 23 (19.66%) Kubernetes
15 23 (19.66%) Open Source
15 23 (19.66%) Subversion
15 23 (19.66%) Civica
16 22 (18.80%) Fintech
17 21 (17.95%) jQuery
18 20 (17.09%) SaaS
18 20 (17.09%) Entity Framework
18 20 (17.09%) WCF
18 20 (17.09%) MVC
19 19 (16.24%) AWS
20 18 (15.38%) Linux

.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 10 (8.55%) Kentico
1 10 (8.55%) Umbraco
2 9 (7.69%) CMS
3 2 (1.71%) IIS
3 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 35 (29.91%) Azure
2 20 (17.09%) SaaS
3 19 (16.24%) AWS
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (41.03%) Git (software)
2 23 (19.66%) Subversion
3 10 (8.55%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.56%) JIRA
5 2 (1.71%) NUnit
6 1 (0.85%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.85%) GitLab
6 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.85%) JUnit
6 1 (0.85%) Maven
6 1 (0.85%) Moq
6 1 (0.85%) MSTest
6 1 (0.85%) SonarQube
General
1 24 (20.51%) Public Sector
2 17 (14.53%) Finance
3 7 (5.98%) Social Skills
4 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.56%) Local Government
4 3 (2.56%) Social Housing
5 2 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.71%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (1.71%) Tech for Good
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 108 (92.31%) Developer
2 56 (47.86%) .NET Developer
3 33 (28.21%) C# Developer
3 33 (28.21%) Software Developer
4 16 (13.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (12.82%) .NET Software Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (1.71%) Architect
10 2 (1.71%) Business Analyst
10 2 (1.71%) Software Architect
10 2 (1.71%) Software Engineer
11 1 (0.85%) Java Developer
11 1 (0.85%) Junior
11 1 (0.85%) Project Manager
11 1 (0.85%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (34.19%) .NET Framework
2 38 (32.48%) .NET Core
3 33 (28.21%) AngularJS
4 30 (25.64%) ASP.NET
5 21 (17.95%) jQuery
6 20 (17.09%) Entity Framework
6 20 (17.09%) WCF
7 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 17 (14.53%) Hibernate
8 11 (9.40%) Vue.js
9 10 (8.55%) React
10 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (5.98%) CSS
10 7 (5.98%) HTML
11 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (4.27%) REST
11 5 (4.27%) RESTful
12 4 (3.42%) Blazor
12 4 (3.42%) JSON
12 4 (3.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Tandem
2 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.71%) Educational Technology
4 2 (1.71%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.85%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.85%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.38%) Linux
2 5 (4.27%) Android
2 5 (4.27%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.27%) Windows
3 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (48.72%) Agile
2 56 (47.86%) Software Engineering
3 37 (31.62%) Full Stack Development
4 23 (19.66%) DevOps
4 23 (19.66%) Open Source
5 22 (18.80%) Fintech
6 20 (17.09%) MVC
7 18 (15.38%) CI/CD
7 18 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (13.68%) Information Management
8 16 (13.68%) Infrastructure as Code
8 16 (13.68%) Scrum
8 16 (13.68%) Software Testing
9 14 (11.97%) Web Development
10 12 (10.26%) Mentoring
11 10 (8.55%) Customer Requirements
12 8 (6.84%) API Integration
12 8 (6.84%) BDD
12 8 (6.84%) Clean Code
12 8 (6.84%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 106 (90.60%) C#
2 57 (48.72%) SQL
3 31 (26.50%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.68%) T-SQL
5 11 (9.40%) Java
6 9 (7.69%) Python
7 7 (5.98%) TypeScript
8 5 (4.27%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.56%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.56%) R
9 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.71%) Bash
10 2 (1.71%) Ruby
11 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) Accessibility
System Software
1 23 (19.66%) Docker
2 16 (13.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 16 (13.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (19.66%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 43 (36.75%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.37%) Oracle
3 23 (19.66%) Civica
4 2 (1.71%) ABBYY
4 2 (1.71%) Automation Anywhere
4 2 (1.71%) Citrix
4 2 (1.71%) SAP
4 2 (1.71%) UiPath
5 1 (0.85%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.85%) CyberArk
5 1 (0.85%) Google
5 1 (0.85%) Snow