The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 26 19 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 34.21% 24.68% 63.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 68.42% 54.29% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 32
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,200 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
.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 Walsall region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38 35 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 50.00% 45.45% 64.91%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 33
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

.NET
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

.NET Salary Trend in Walsall

.NET
Salary Histogram in Walsall

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Walsall region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

.NET Salary Histogram in Walsall

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 37 (77.08%) SQL
2 34 (70.83%) C#
3 33 (68.75%) SQL Server
4 24 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 19 (39.58%) VB.NET
6 15 (31.25%) T-SQL
6 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
8 12 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 11 (22.92%) CSS
9 11 (22.92%) jQuery
10 10 (20.83%) OO
10 10 (20.83%) OOD
11 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (16.67%) WCF
12 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 8 (16.67%) Web Services
12 8 (16.67%) HTML
13 7 (14.58%) MVC
13 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
13 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (14.58%) QA
14 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (12.50%) Time Management
14 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
15 5 (10.42%) XML
15 5 (10.42%) HND

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 5 (10.42%) IIS
2 4 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (10.42%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.08%) OLAP
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) QlikView
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.25%) Back Office
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (68.75%) Developer
2 21 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Analyst
4 9 (18.75%) Software Developer
5 7 (14.58%) C# Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 6 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (10.42%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) UAT Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
9 3 (6.25%) .NET Programmer
9 3 (6.25%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.25%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 3 (6.25%) UAT Tester
9 3 (6.25%) Development Manager
9 3 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (6.25%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (22.92%) CSS
2 11 (22.92%) jQuery
3 8 (16.67%) WCF
3 8 (16.67%) Web Services
3 8 (16.67%) HTML
4 5 (10.42%) XML
4 5 (10.42%) JSON
5 4 (8.33%) WPF
5 4 (8.33%) CSLA
6 2 (4.17%) HTML5
7 1 (2.08%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) AS400
4 1 (2.08%) FMCG
4 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.83%) OOD
2 10 (20.83%) OO
3 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 7 (14.58%) MVC
6 6 (12.50%) Time Management
7 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.42%) Manual Testing
8 4 (8.33%) CRM
9 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Software Deployment
10 2 (4.17%) Line Management
10 2 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
10 2 (4.17%) Migration
11 1 (2.08%) ERP
11 1 (2.08%) ETL
11 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) SQL
2 34 (70.83%) C#
3 19 (39.58%) VB.NET
4 15 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.17%) Java
6 2 (4.17%) VB
6 2 (4.17%) VBA
7 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) HND
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.08%) Tableau
3 1 (2.08%) Pega