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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 22 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Permanent jobs citing .NET 2 13 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.69% 5.14% 18.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.41% 32.50% 61.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 22
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £37,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
.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 40 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 22.88% 15.81% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 37
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 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Automotive
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (12.50%) CSS3
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) J2EE
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) XSLT
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) VB Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) VB Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
1 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) OOD
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM