Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 5 19
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14 -12
Permanent jobs citing .NET 64 51 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 16.12% 17.59% 13.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.36% 49.51% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 46 43 23
Northern Ireland median annual salary £34,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £23,050
90th Percentile £48,750 £51,250 £53,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 176 103 90
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 44.33% 35.52% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 126 87 59
Northern Ireland median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £22,125 £28,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £52,500 £52,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

.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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -3 61 £34,000 -15.00% 2
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 46 (71.88%) C#
2 39 (60.94%) ASP.NET
3 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
4 28 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 27 (42.19%) JavaScript
6 19 (29.69%) SQL
7 18 (28.13%) HTML
7 18 (28.13%) MVC
8 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (26.56%) .NET Framework
8 17 (26.56%) AngularJS
9 14 (21.88%) CSS
10 12 (18.75%) Windows
10 12 (18.75%) Degree
10 12 (18.75%) Software Engineering
11 11 (17.19%) WPF
11 11 (17.19%) jQuery
12 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (15.63%) Java
12 10 (15.63%) TDD
12 10 (15.63%) Finance
13 9 (14.06%) Web Services
13 9 (14.06%) Oracle
13 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
13 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
14 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
15 7 (10.94%) WCF
15 7 (10.94%) Silverlight
15 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
15 7 (10.94%) React

.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 3 (4.69%) ArcGIS
2 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) SSH
1 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.69%) VPN
2 2 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.69%) CruiseControl
3 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.69%) NUnit
3 3 (4.69%) Robot Framework
4 2 (3.13%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Prime Brokerage
4 2 (3.13%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (85.94%) Developer
2 43 (67.19%) .NET Developer
3 23 (35.94%) Software Developer
4 16 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.81%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Test Automation Specialist
8 3 (4.69%) Test Scripter
8 3 (4.69%) Test Specialist
9 2 (3.13%) Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (60.94%) ASP.NET
2 18 (28.13%) HTML
3 17 (26.56%) .NET Framework
3 17 (26.56%) AngularJS
4 14 (21.88%) CSS
5 11 (17.19%) jQuery
5 11 (17.19%) WPF
6 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (14.06%) Web Services
8 7 (10.94%) React
8 7 (10.94%) Silverlight
8 7 (10.94%) WCF
9 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (7.81%) WinForms
11 4 (6.25%) Ember.js
11 4 (6.25%) Entity Framework
11 4 (6.25%) JSON
11 4 (6.25%) LINQ
11 4 (6.25%) Node.js
11 4 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) User Experience
4 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Android
3 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) MVC
2 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 10 (15.63%) TDD
5 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
6 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.38%) Front End Development
6 6 (9.38%) SDLC
7 5 (7.81%) MVVM
8 4 (6.25%) API Development
8 4 (6.25%) Information Management
8 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.69%) Change Control
9 3 (4.69%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (4.69%) Test Strategy
9 3 (4.69%) User Stories
9 3 (4.69%) Web Application Development
9 3 (4.69%) Web Development
10 2 (3.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 46 (71.88%) C#
2 27 (42.19%) JavaScript
3 19 (29.69%) SQL
4 10 (15.63%) Java
5 6 (9.38%) C++
5 6 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.38%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.69%) Groovy
7 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.69%) Python
7 3 (4.69%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.69%) VB
8 1 (1.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Degree
2 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.25%) HNC
5 4 (6.25%) HND
Vendors
1 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) ESRI
4 2 (3.13%) SAP
4 2 (3.13%) Xamarin