The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 2 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs citing .NET 5 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 25.00% 56.25% 13.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 71.43% 90.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 5
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £43,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dudley region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 35.00% 62.50% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 5
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £36,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

.NET
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

.NET Salary Trend in Dudley

.NET
Salary Histogram in Dudley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Dudley region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Dudley

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 13 (76.47%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) WCF
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Quality Management
6 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
6 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
6 4 (23.53%) QMS
6 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) PHP
6 4 (23.53%) User Experience
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) QA
7 2 (11.76%) C++
7 2 (11.76%) VC++
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Process Management
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (5.88%) Relational Database

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Dudley 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.

Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
1 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) Software Developer
3 5 (29.41%) FoxPro Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Quality Management
1 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
1 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
1 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
1 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
1 4 (23.53%) QMS
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
3 5 (29.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) VC++
6 1 (5.88%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft