Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 6 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 -5
Permanent jobs citing .NET 77 48 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 16.92% 14.59% 14.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.75% 41.03% 32.18%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 20
Northern Ireland median annual salary £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £22,175 £29,900 £22,225
90th Percentile £43,575 £48,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

.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 204 117 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 44.84% 35.56% 46.28%
Number of salaries quoted 126 97 59
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +0.72%
10th Percentile £19,625 £28,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £55,000 £54,000
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -5 71 £34,000 -15.00% 3
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 47 (61.04%) Microsoft
2 46 (59.74%) C#
3 41 (53.25%) ASP.NET
4 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (38.96%) AngularJS
6 29 (37.66%) Oracle
7 28 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
8 26 (33.77%) Finance
9 25 (32.47%) MVC
9 25 (32.47%) .NET Framework
10 24 (31.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (31.17%) JavaScript
11 22 (28.57%) SQL Server
12 21 (27.27%) Scrum
12 21 (27.27%) SDLC
13 19 (24.68%) DevOps
13 19 (24.68%) Legal
13 19 (24.68%) TDD
13 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (23.38%) CSS
14 18 (23.38%) HTML
14 18 (23.38%) Python
14 18 (23.38%) Jenkins
15 17 (22.08%) User Experience
15 17 (22.08%) Node.js
16 16 (20.78%) SharePoint
16 16 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (20.78%) jQuery
17 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (19.48%) SaaS

.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 (20.78%) SharePoint
2 14 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (15.58%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.90%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (31.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (19.48%) PaaS
3 15 (19.48%) SaaS
4 12 (15.58%) iPaaS
5 6 (7.79%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) SSH
1 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
1 6 (7.79%) VPN
2 3 (3.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.09%) DocumentDB
3 7 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (23.38%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.58%) Bitbucket
2 12 (15.58%) GitLab
3 7 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 6 (7.79%) Robot Framework
5 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (33.77%) Finance
2 19 (24.68%) Legal
3 4 (5.19%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Prime Brokerage
4 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (66.23%) Developer
2 39 (50.65%) .NET Developer
3 22 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 14 (18.18%) Architect
5 13 (16.88%) .NET Software Developer
6 12 (15.58%) Technical Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Test Automation Specialist
7 6 (7.79%) Test Scripter
7 6 (7.79%) Test Specialist
8 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.19%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.19%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Senior .NET Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
11 1 (1.30%) Lead Software Developer
11 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.25%) ASP.NET
2 30 (38.96%) AngularJS
3 25 (32.47%) .NET Framework
4 18 (23.38%) CSS
4 18 (23.38%) HTML
5 17 (22.08%) Node.js
6 16 (20.78%) jQuery
7 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (18.18%) Web Services
9 13 (16.88%) Entity Framework
10 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (12.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (11.69%) RESTful
12 7 (9.09%) Angular 2
12 7 (9.09%) Backbone.js
12 7 (9.09%) Classic ASP
12 7 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (7.79%) React
14 4 (5.19%) HTML5
15 3 (3.90%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) User Experience
2 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.90%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Windows
2 6 (7.79%) Linux
3 3 (3.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.47%) MVC
3 21 (27.27%) Scrum
3 21 (27.27%) SDLC
4 19 (24.68%) DevOps
4 19 (24.68%) TDD
5 16 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (18.18%) CRM
6 14 (18.18%) Kanban
6 14 (18.18%) Microservices
6 14 (18.18%) Migration
6 14 (18.18%) SOA
7 13 (16.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (16.88%) Unit Testing
8 12 (15.58%) ArchiMate
8 12 (15.58%) Data Migration
8 12 (15.58%) Open Source
8 12 (15.58%) Open Source Development
8 12 (15.58%) Software Architecture
8 12 (15.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (59.74%) C#
2 24 (31.17%) JavaScript
3 18 (23.38%) Python
4 13 (16.88%) SQL
5 12 (15.58%) PHP
5 12 (15.58%) Ruby
6 10 (12.99%) Java
7 9 (11.69%) VB.NET
8 8 (10.39%) C++
9 7 (9.09%) PowerShell
10 6 (7.79%) Groovy
11 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
12 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
13 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
14 2 (2.60%) VB
15 1 (1.30%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (15.58%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (15.58%) Degree
3 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.90%) HNC
4 3 (3.90%) HND
System Software
1 12 (15.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) Kubernetes
1 12 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (15.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (61.04%) Microsoft
2 29 (37.66%) Oracle
3 2 (2.60%) SAP