Period
to 21 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 8 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 201 95 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 29.26% 19.87% 12.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 51.15% 42.04% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 136 66 54
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,500 £35,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.08% +2.14% -1.41%
10th Percentile £26,000 £19,000 £25,275
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,625 £48,225
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 393 226 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 57.21% 47.28% 34.01%
Number of salaries quoted 257 157 127
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +8.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,050 £26,400
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 21 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +2 188 £41,500 +16.90% 52
County Londonderry +3 10 - - 4
County Tyrone +2 2 £27,500 +5.77% 1
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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.

1 191 (95.02%) C#
2 114 (56.72%) ASP.NET
3 113 (56.22%) JavaScript
4 105 (52.24%) MVC
5 103 (51.24%) CSS
6 96 (47.76%) Microsoft
7 95 (47.26%) HTML
8 86 (42.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 79 (39.30%) Agile Software Development
10 76 (37.81%) jQuery
11 73 (36.32%) Microsoft Azure
12 61 (30.35%) AngularJS
12 61 (30.35%) SQL
13 46 (22.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 46 (22.89%) Degree
14 45 (22.39%) .NET Framework
15 41 (20.40%) NoSQL
16 39 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (18.41%) .NET Core
18 36 (17.91%) SQL Server
19 34 (16.92%) Unit Testing
19 34 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
20 33 (16.42%) DevOps
21 31 (15.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 30 (14.93%) Refactoring
23 29 (14.43%) Entity Framework
24 27 (13.43%) Web Development
25 26 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
25 26 (12.94%) Analytics
26 25 (12.44%) ASP.NET Web API

.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 19 (9.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.49%) IIS
3 3 (1.49%) CMS
3 3 (1.49%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.50%) Hyperledger
4 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.50%) MultiChain
Cloud Services
1 73 (36.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (7.96%) Dynamics 365
4 14 (6.97%) Office 365
4 14 (6.97%) SaaS
5 13 (6.47%) PaaS
6 6 (2.99%) Serverless
7 5 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.99%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.98%) Internet
2 6 (2.99%) PuTTY
3 2 (1.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.40%) NoSQL
2 36 (17.91%) SQL Server
3 17 (8.46%) Azure SQL Database
4 11 (5.47%) RDBMS
4 11 (5.47%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.98%) Power BI
6 8 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.99%) MariaDB
8 4 (1.99%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.00%) MySQL
10 1 (0.50%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.50%) GIS
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (7.96%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.48%) JIRA
3 8 (3.98%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (3.48%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.99%) Bitbucket
5 6 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.99%) Selenium
7 3 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.49%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (9.45%) Finance
2 6 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.99%) Games
4 3 (1.49%) Legal
4 3 (1.49%) Marketing
5 2 (1.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 178 (88.56%) Developer
2 113 (56.22%) Software Developer
3 97 (48.26%) .NET Developer
4 45 (22.39%) C# Developer
5 44 (21.89%) .NET Software Developer
6 37 (18.41%) C# Software Developer
7 16 (7.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (5.97%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.48%) Architect
10 8 (3.98%) Principal Developer
11 6 (2.99%) CRM Architect
11 6 (2.99%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (2.49%) Senior Software Developer
13 4 (1.99%) Applications Developer
13 4 (1.99%) C# Application Developer
13 4 (1.99%) JavaScript Developer
13 4 (1.99%) Principal .NET Developer
13 4 (1.99%) Principal Software Developer
13 4 (1.99%) Technical Leader
14 3 (1.49%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (56.72%) ASP.NET
2 103 (51.24%) CSS
3 95 (47.26%) HTML
4 86 (42.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 76 (37.81%) jQuery
6 61 (30.35%) AngularJS
7 45 (22.39%) .NET Framework
8 37 (18.41%) .NET Core
9 31 (15.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 29 (14.43%) Entity Framework
11 25 (12.44%) ASP.NET Web API
12 24 (11.94%) REST
12 24 (11.94%) Web Services
13 23 (11.44%) HTML5
13 23 (11.44%) WCF
14 17 (8.46%) Swagger
15 13 (6.47%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (5.47%) WPF
17 10 (4.98%) JSON
18 9 (4.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
1 24 (11.94%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (8.46%) Cloud Native
3 16 (7.96%) Mobile App
4 13 (6.47%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.98%) Enterprise Cloud
5 8 (3.98%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.49%) User Experience
7 4 (1.99%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 2 (1.00%) Derivative
8 2 (1.00%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.48%) Linux
2 6 (2.99%) Android
2 6 (2.99%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.00%) Windows
3 2 (1.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (52.24%) MVC
2 79 (39.30%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (16.92%) Unit Testing
5 33 (16.42%) DevOps
6 30 (14.93%) Refactoring
7 27 (13.43%) Web Development
8 26 (12.94%) Analytics
8 26 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (11.44%) OO
10 20 (9.95%) Sprint Planning
10 20 (9.95%) Test Automation
11 18 (8.96%) Scrum
12 17 (8.46%) Microservices
13 16 (7.96%) Artificial Intelligence
13 16 (7.96%) CRM
13 16 (7.96%) WFM
14 15 (7.46%) SOA
15 14 (6.97%) Continuous Deployment
15 14 (6.97%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 191 (95.02%) C#
2 113 (56.22%) JavaScript
3 61 (30.35%) SQL
4 6 (2.99%) Java
5 5 (2.49%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.00%) Ruby
6 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.00%) VBA
7 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (22.89%) Degree
1 46 (22.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) ISEB
4 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.99%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (8.96%) Docker
2 6 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 96 (47.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.99%) Twitter
3 5 (2.49%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.99%) Oracle
5 3 (1.49%) Verint
6 1 (0.50%) ESRI
6 1 (0.50%) Google