Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 9 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +14
Permanent jobs citing .NET 95 54 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 19.87% 12.39% 23.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.67% 36.99% 49.55%
Number of salaries quoted 66 54 36
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,750 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.14% -1.41% -5.33%
10th Percentile £19,000 £25,275 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,625 £48,225 £50,625
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 228 146 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 47.70% 33.49% 47.44%
Number of salaries quoted 158 125 78
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £19,400 £26,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,875
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -2 77 £35,500 -1.39% 26
County Down - 9 £40,000 -
County Tyrone +9 3 £26,000 -20.00%
County Londonderry - 1 £50,000 -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 60 (63.16%) C#
2 51 (53.68%) Microsoft
3 46 (48.42%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (43.16%) ASP.NET
5 36 (37.89%) MVC
6 32 (33.68%) AngularJS
7 30 (31.58%) Oracle
8 28 (29.47%) SQL Server
8 28 (29.47%) Finance
9 27 (28.42%) Python
10 26 (27.37%) JavaScript
10 26 (27.37%) TDD
10 26 (27.37%) Microsoft Azure
11 25 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
11 25 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (25.26%) SDLC
13 23 (24.21%) Java
14 22 (23.16%) HTML
15 21 (22.11%) CSS
15 21 (22.11%) SQL
15 21 (22.11%) Scrum
16 20 (21.05%) .NET Framework
16 20 (21.05%) Legal
16 20 (21.05%) DevOps
17 19 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (17.89%) Ruby
18 17 (17.89%) RESTful
18 17 (17.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 16 (16.84%) Degree
19 16 (16.84%) SharePoint

.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 (16.84%) SharePoint
2 12 (12.63%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (12.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (12.63%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (4.21%) IIS
4 2 (2.11%) Confluence
5 1 (1.05%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (27.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (15.79%) PaaS
3 15 (15.79%) SaaS
4 12 (12.63%) iPaaS
5 3 (3.16%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.16%) Office 365
6 1 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) SSH
1 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.16%) VPN
2 1 (1.05%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) Cosmos DB
2 7 (7.37%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.37%) RDBMS
2 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.11%) Power BI
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.05%) MySQL
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 12 (12.63%) Bitbucket
2 12 (12.63%) GitLab
3 7 (7.37%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (7.37%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.21%) Robot Framework
4 4 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.11%) JIRA
7 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.05%) Subversion
7 1 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (29.47%) Finance
2 20 (21.05%) Legal
3 8 (8.42%) Banking
4 5 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.21%) Prime Brokerage
5 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.16%) Marketing
7 1 (1.05%) Advertising
7 1 (1.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 66 (69.47%) Developer
2 43 (45.26%) .NET Developer
3 24 (25.26%) Software Developer
4 15 (15.79%) Architect
5 12 (12.63%) C# Developer
5 12 (12.63%) Technical Architect
6 8 (8.42%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (6.32%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Graduate
7 6 (6.32%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) Graduate C# Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Graduate Java Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Technical Leader
10 3 (3.16%) .NET Architect
10 3 (3.16%) Python Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Senior .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (43.16%) ASP.NET
2 32 (33.68%) AngularJS
3 25 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (23.16%) HTML
5 21 (22.11%) CSS
6 20 (21.05%) .NET Framework
7 17 (17.89%) RESTful
7 17 (17.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (16.84%) Web Services
9 15 (15.79%) jQuery
10 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (13.68%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (13.68%) Node.js
12 12 (12.63%) Entity Framework
13 8 (8.42%) Classic ASP
13 8 (8.42%) WCF
14 7 (7.37%) Angular 2
14 7 (7.37%) Backbone.js
15 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 6 (6.32%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) User Experience
2 10 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.32%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.32%) Tandem
5 3 (3.16%) Raspberry Pi
6 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.05%) Fintech
7 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.05%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Android
1 6 (6.32%) Linux
2 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.16%) Windows
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (48.42%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.89%) MVC
3 26 (27.37%) TDD
4 24 (25.26%) SDLC
5 21 (22.11%) Scrum
6 20 (21.05%) DevOps
7 15 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (15.79%) Microservices
7 15 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 14 (14.74%) BDD
8 14 (14.74%) Open Source
8 14 (14.74%) Test Automation
9 13 (13.68%) CRM
9 13 (13.68%) Migration
9 13 (13.68%) SOA
9 13 (13.68%) Unit Testing
10 12 (12.63%) Data Migration
10 12 (12.63%) Data Security
10 12 (12.63%) Kanban
10 12 (12.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 60 (63.16%) C#
2 27 (28.42%) Python
3 26 (27.37%) JavaScript
4 23 (24.21%) Java
5 21 (22.11%) SQL
6 17 (17.89%) Ruby
7 14 (14.74%) PHP
8 8 (8.42%) PowerShell
8 8 (8.42%) VB.NET
9 7 (7.37%) C++
9 7 (7.37%) T-SQL
10 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.21%) Groovy
12 3 (3.16%) VBA
13 2 (2.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (16.84%) Degree
3 10 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.21%) HNC
4 4 (4.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) PMO
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (12.63%) Kubernetes
2 12 (12.63%) Puppet
3 3 (3.16%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 51 (53.68%) Microsoft
2 30 (31.58%) Oracle
3 2 (2.11%) IBM
3 2 (2.11%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.05%) Capita