The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 23 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Permanent jobs citing .NET 15 9 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.85% 4.27% 13.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.42% 22.50% 58.06%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 22
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
59 40 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 30.89% 18.96% 22.55%
Number of salaries quoted 45 25 45
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
England

.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 18 April 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in the Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (64.71%) C#
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) MVC
4 7 (41.18%) CSS
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) WCF
5 6 (35.29%) jQuery
5 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
5 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
6 5 (29.41%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
7 4 (23.53%) C
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) OO
7 4 (23.53%) N-Tier
7 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) SystemC
8 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (17.65%) Automotive
8 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (17.65%) SOA
8 3 (17.65%) SOAP
8 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
9 2 (11.76%) JSP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 3 (17.65%) Automotive
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (5.88%) CRM Developer
6 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
2 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) WCF
4 6 (35.29%) jQuery
4 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
5 5 (29.41%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (17.65%) SOAP
8 2 (11.76%) JSP
8 2 (11.76%) Servlets
8 2 (11.76%) J2EE
8 2 (11.76%) XSLT
8 2 (11.76%) WSDL
8 2 (11.76%) WinForms
8 2 (11.76%) Spring
8 2 (11.76%) REST
8 2 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) N-Tier
1 4 (23.53%) SystemC
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) OO
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Logistics
4 2 (11.76%) MVVM
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.88%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) BPEL
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
3 4 (23.53%) C
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) XPath
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
1 2 (11.76%) QA
1 2 (11.76%) HL7
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.88%) Basel II
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) DevExpress
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) Cognizant
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects