Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 46 126 161
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 14.38% 22.54% 26.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.87% 44.21% 47.63%
Number of salaries quoted 16 104 118
Median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,598 £26,175
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +11.11%

.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 149 285 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 46.56% 50.98% 54.87%
Number of salaries quoted 76 240 210
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.08% +9.04% +6.41%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

.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 16 January 2021.

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 16 January 2021. 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 43 £42,500 +13.33% 21
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 33 (71.74%) C#
2 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
3 22 (47.83%) Azure
4 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (43.48%) Scrum
6 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
7 15 (32.61%) AngularJS
8 12 (26.09%) RESTful
8 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
9 11 (23.91%) Oracle
9 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
9 11 (23.91%) MVC
10 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
10 10 (21.74%) Investment Management
11 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (19.57%) React
11 9 (19.57%) SQL
12 8 (17.39%) Google
12 8 (17.39%) .NET Core
12 8 (17.39%) AWS
13 7 (15.22%) REST
13 7 (15.22%) Java
14 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
14 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (13.04%) Entity Framework
14 6 (13.04%) Kentico
14 6 (13.04%) Material Design
14 6 (13.04%) Business Transformation
14 6 (13.04%) Technical Analysis

.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 6 (13.04%) Kentico
2 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (47.83%) Azure
2 8 (17.39%) AWS
3 4 (8.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (8.70%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Developer
2 20 (43.48%) Software Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Software Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Applications Support
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Software Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) AngularJS
2 12 (26.09%) RESTful
3 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
4 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
5 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (19.57%) React
6 8 (17.39%) .NET Core
7 7 (15.22%) REST
8 6 (13.04%) Entity Framework
8 6 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (13.04%) Material Design
8 6 (13.04%) Vue.js
9 4 (8.70%) WinForms
10 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (6.52%) WCF
11 2 (4.35%) Angular 2
11 2 (4.35%) jQuery
11 2 (4.35%) JSON
11 2 (4.35%) Node.js
11 2 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (4.35%) Smart City
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Native
2 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) Scrum
3 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
4 11 (23.91%) MVC
5 10 (21.74%) Investment Management
6 6 (13.04%) API Development
6 6 (13.04%) Business Transformation
6 6 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (10.87%) BDD
7 5 (10.87%) TDD
8 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
9 3 (6.52%) Creative Thinking
9 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.52%) SOA
9 3 (6.52%) SOLID
9 3 (6.52%) Web Development
10 2 (4.35%) Change Control
10 2 (4.35%) Coaching
10 2 (4.35%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) C#
2 9 (19.57%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) Java
4 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.70%) VBA
6 2 (4.35%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.52%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) HNC
3 2 (4.35%) HND
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle
3 8 (17.39%) Google
4 4 (8.70%) SAP