The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 16 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing .NET 4 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.13% 7.66% 17.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.81% 41.67% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 16
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £33,900 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
England

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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 48 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 21.09% 18.39% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 34 26
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

.NET
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

.NET Salary Trend in the Midlands

.NET
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in the Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Automotive
6 3 (25.00%) Web Development
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (16.67%) XPath
7 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
7 2 (16.67%) WCF
7 2 (16.67%) LINQ
7 2 (16.67%) Subversion
7 2 (16.67%) Spring
7 2 (16.67%) Logistics
7 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) VB
7 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (16.67%) J2EE
7 2 (16.67%) XSLT
7 2 (16.67%) JSP
7 2 (16.67%) Servlets

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (8.33%) VB Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) VB Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (16.67%) XSLT
4 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) LINQ
4 2 (16.67%) JSP
4 2 (16.67%) Servlets
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) VB
5 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (16.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) IBM