The first table below looks at the demand for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 252 312 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.89% 17.94% 17.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.20% 52.61% 55.46%
Number of salaries quoted 215 286 243
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
502 593 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.67% 34.10% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 438 530 439
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

.NET
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the Birmingham region.

.NET Salary Trend in Birmingham

.NET
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Birmingham

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 391 (76.07%) C#
2 329 (64.01%) ASP.NET
3 262 (50.97%) SQL Server
4 228 (44.36%) SQL
5 216 (42.02%) Microsoft
6 203 (39.49%) HTML
7 171 (33.27%) JavaScript
8 157 (30.54%) CSS
9 133 (25.88%) MVC
10 128 (24.90%) VB.NET
11 121 (23.54%) jQuery
12 97 (18.87%) .NET Framework
13 95 (18.48%) HTML5
14 93 (18.09%) Visual Studio
15 92 (17.90%) WCF
16 86 (16.73%) SharePoint
17 82 (15.95%) Windows
18 77 (14.98%) T-SQL
18 77 (14.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 70 (13.62%) MS Excel
20 69 (13.42%) Web Development
21 67 (13.04%) Web Services
22 65 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
23 62 (12.06%) Finance
24 61 (11.87%) ASP.NET MVC
25 59 (11.48%) CSS3
26 50 (9.73%) OO
27 49 (9.53%) Software Engineering
28 47 (9.14%) WPF
28 47 (9.14%) Degree

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 86 (16.73%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (3.70%) IIS
4 13 (2.53%) CMS
4 13 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (0.78%) Apache
7 4 (0.78%) Node.js
8 3 (0.58%) WordPress
8 3 (0.58%) ExpressionEngine
8 3 (0.58%) FileNet
8 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.58%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.19%) nginx
10 1 (0.19%) Sonic ESB
10 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 70 (13.62%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.31%) MS Office
3 14 (2.72%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.97%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.58%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.39%) MS Project
7 1 (0.19%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.19%) DOC1
7 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (4.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.78%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.39%) Maximo
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.19%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (1.95%) SaaS
2 4 (0.78%) Office 365
3 3 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (0.58%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.89%) Internet
2 11 (2.14%) HTTP
3 6 (1.17%) Extranet
4 5 (0.97%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.58%) Firewall
6 2 (0.39%) VPN
6 2 (0.39%) Intranet
7 1 (0.19%) VLAN
7 1 (0.19%) MPLS
7 1 (0.19%) SAN
7 1 (0.19%) CTI
7 1 (0.19%) PPP
7 1 (0.19%) DNS
7 1 (0.19%) LAN
7 1 (0.19%) WAN
7 1 (0.19%) DHCP
7 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (50.97%) SQL Server
2 77 (14.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (8.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 34 (6.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (6.42%) Crystal Reports
6 30 (5.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (4.09%) Relational Database
8 20 (3.89%) MS Access
9 12 (2.33%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.95%) MySQL
10 10 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.56%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.78%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.58%) DTS
15 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 93 (18.09%) Visual Studio
2 29 (5.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (4.86%) Subversion
4 16 (3.11%) Selenium
5 12 (2.33%) NUnit
6 10 (1.95%) SoapUI
7 8 (1.56%) Cucumber
7 8 (1.56%) WebDriver
8 7 (1.36%) SpecFlow
8 7 (1.36%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (1.17%) Dreamweaver
10 5 (0.97%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (0.78%) Git (software)
12 3 (0.58%) MSTest
12 3 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.58%) Toad
13 2 (0.39%) Maven
13 2 (0.39%) MSBuild
14 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
14 1 (0.19%) TestNG
General
1 62 (12.06%) Finance
2 26 (5.06%) Banking
3 21 (4.09%) Legal
4 16 (3.11%) Law
5 13 (2.53%) Advertising
6 12 (2.33%) Automotive
7 8 (1.56%) Retail
8 7 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.97%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.78%) Back Office
10 4 (0.78%) Games
10 4 (0.78%) Marketing
11 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.58%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.19%) Billing
13 1 (0.19%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 403 (78.40%) Developer
2 206 (40.08%) .NET Developer
3 147 (28.60%) C# Developer
4 97 (18.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 86 (16.73%) ASP.NET Developer
6 74 (14.40%) Software Developer
7 62 (12.06%) Senior Developer
8 56 (10.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 48 (9.34%) Web Developer
10 32 (6.23%) VB.NET Developer
11 31 (6.03%) Analyst
12 29 (5.64%) .NET Software Developer
13 24 (4.67%) Software Engineer
14 23 (4.47%) .NET Web Developer
14 23 (4.47%) Graduate
15 22 (4.28%) Graduate Developer
16 21 (4.09%) C# Software Developer
17 17 (3.31%) SharePoint Developer
17 17 (3.31%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
18 16 (3.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (64.01%) ASP.NET
2 203 (39.49%) HTML
3 157 (30.54%) CSS
4 121 (23.54%) jQuery
5 97 (18.87%) .NET Framework
6 95 (18.48%) HTML5
7 92 (17.90%) WCF
8 67 (13.04%) Web Services
9 61 (11.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 59 (11.48%) CSS3
11 47 (9.14%) WPF
12 45 (8.75%) WinForms
13 44 (8.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 39 (7.59%) Ajax
15 38 (7.39%) XML
16 33 (6.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 30 (5.84%) LINQ
18 22 (4.28%) Silverlight
19 16 (3.11%) SOAP
20 15 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (3.89%) iPhone
3 19 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 13 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.95%) Social Media
6 8 (1.56%) Replication
6 8 (1.56%) iPad
6 8 (1.56%) Semantic Web
7 6 (1.17%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (0.97%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.78%) Physics
10 3 (0.58%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.39%) GIS
11 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.39%) FMCG
11 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.19%) Xbox
12 1 (0.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 82 (15.95%) Windows
2 18 (3.50%) Linux
3 14 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (1.95%) UNIX
5 7 (1.36%) Android
6 5 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.19%) AIX
9 1 (0.19%) HPUX
9 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (25.88%) MVC
2 69 (13.42%) Web Development
3 65 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (9.73%) OO
5 49 (9.53%) Software Engineering
6 45 (8.75%) TDD
7 40 (7.78%) Scrum
8 37 (7.20%) CRM
9 35 (6.81%) E-Commerce
10 21 (4.09%) MVVM
11 20 (3.89%) Dependency Injection
12 19 (3.70%) Unit Testing
13 18 (3.50%) SOA
13 18 (3.50%) Test Scripting
13 18 (3.50%) Automated Testing
14 17 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (3.11%) Data Analysis
16 15 (2.92%) UML
16 15 (2.92%) OOD
17 14 (2.72%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 391 (76.07%) C#
2 228 (44.36%) SQL
3 171 (33.27%) JavaScript
4 128 (24.90%) VB.NET
5 77 (14.98%) T-SQL
6 38 (7.39%) VB
7 37 (7.20%) Java
8 24 (4.67%) C++
9 23 (4.47%) PHP
10 21 (4.09%) VBA
11 12 (2.33%) Objective-C
12 10 (1.95%) C
13 8 (1.56%) VB6
14 7 (1.36%) Python
15 6 (1.17%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.17%) PHP5
16 5 (0.97%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.58%) VC++
17 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (9.14%) Degree
2 25 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.14%) MCP
4 6 (1.17%) MCSD
4 6 (1.17%) MCTS
4 6 (1.17%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.97%) ISEB
6 3 (0.58%) MCAD
6 3 (0.58%) MCSE
7 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.86%) QA
2 11 (2.14%) SLA
3 4 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.58%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (0.58%) IAG
1 3 (0.58%) Terminal Server
2 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.39%) XenApp
2 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (0.19%) SCSM
1 1 (0.19%) SCCM
1 1 (0.19%) SCOM
1 1 (0.19%) Ganglia
1 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.19%) CORE IMPACT
1 1 (0.19%) Nessus
Vendors
1 216 (42.02%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.84%) Oracle
3 19 (3.70%) Business Objects
4 13 (2.53%) IBM
5 9 (1.75%) Sybase
6 8 (1.56%) Apple
6 8 (1.56%) Google
7 6 (1.17%) Adobe
8 4 (0.78%) Citrix
8 4 (0.78%) SAP
8 4 (0.78%) Twitter
9 3 (0.58%) Telerik
9 3 (0.58%) Remedy
9 3 (0.58%) Kofax
9 3 (0.58%) HP
10 2 (0.39%) Mapinfo
10 2 (0.39%) Borland
10 2 (0.39%) VMware
10 2 (0.39%) BT
10 2 (0.39%) ESRI
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