The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1173 1132 1089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.64% 20.29% 22.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 58.04% 58.02% 56.96%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1033 971
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2021 1951 1912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.29% 34.96% 39.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1718 1734 1663
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

.NET
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

.NET Salary Trend in the West Midlands

.NET
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

.NET
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 320 £39,750 -0.62% 30
Staffordshire 0 276 £35,000 -6.66% 18
Warwickshire -3 117 £37,500 +7.14% 14
Solihull 0 106 £41,000 +9.33% 8
Worcestershire 0 104 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Coventry -2 85 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Shropshire +1 23 £42,250 -3.42% 2
Walsall -3 14 £35,500 +26.78% 2
Herefordshire -3 13 £31,500 -16.00% 2
Wolverhampton -4 13 £32,500 +47.72% 3
Dudley +7 6 £35,000 +4.47%
Sutton Coldfield -5 2 £36,250 +64.77% 2
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 1756 (74.50%) C#
2 1396 (59.23%) ASP.NET
3 1248 (52.95%) SQL Server
4 1138 (48.28%) SQL
5 889 (37.72%) HTML
6 774 (32.84%) Microsoft
7 750 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 746 (31.65%) CSS
9 688 (29.19%) VB.NET
10 601 (25.50%) MVC
11 495 (21.00%) jQuery
12 473 (20.07%) .NET Framework
13 373 (15.83%) XML
14 356 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
15 345 (14.64%) Windows
16 340 (14.43%) Web Services
17 339 (14.38%) WCF
18 338 (14.34%) Degree
19 329 (13.96%) Web Development
20 322 (13.66%) T-SQL
21 317 (13.45%) HTML5
22 298 (12.64%) TDD
23 292 (12.39%) MS Excel
24 288 (12.22%) Ajax
25 286 (12.13%) Visual Studio
26 283 (12.01%) ASP.NET MVC
27 266 (11.29%) Scrum
28 245 (10.39%) Software Engineering
29 238 (10.10%) OO
30 232 (9.84%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the West 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
1 228 (9.67%) SharePoint
2 135 (5.73%) IIS
3 56 (2.38%) Node.js
4 42 (1.78%) CMS
5 35 (1.48%) Umbraco
6 33 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
7 23 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
8 17 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
8 17 (0.72%) Apache
9 16 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 15 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
11 12 (0.51%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.42%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.34%) IBM Notes
13 8 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
13 8 (0.34%) MS Exchange
14 7 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (0.30%) Sitefinity
15 6 (0.25%) SAS
16 5 (0.21%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 292 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 47 (1.99%) MS Office
3 22 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.42%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.21%) MS Project
7 3 (0.13%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.085%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.085%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.042%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 139 (5.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 16 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
5 11 (0.47%) Magento
6 8 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.34%) Agresso
6 8 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.30%) Summit
8 6 (0.25%) e-Work
8 6 (0.25%) Line 500
8 6 (0.25%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.13%) Lawson
9 3 (0.13%) Pivotal CRM
9 3 (0.13%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.042%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.042%) SalesLogix
10 1 (0.042%) Tridion
10 1 (0.042%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 35 (1.48%) SaaS
2 30 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.51%) Amazon S3
4 12 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
4 12 (0.51%) ElastiCache
4 12 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (0.21%) Office 365
6 3 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.042%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.042%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 88 (3.73%) Internet
2 41 (1.74%) Intranet
3 22 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.76%) HTTP
5 17 (0.72%) Wireshark
6 12 (0.51%) HTTPS
7 8 (0.34%) SAN
7 8 (0.34%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.30%) Extranet
8 7 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (0.30%) ATM
9 6 (0.25%) Firewall
10 4 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (0.17%) LAN
10 4 (0.17%) WAN
11 3 (0.13%) VoIP
11 3 (0.13%) iBeacon
12 2 (0.085%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (0.085%) VLAN
13 1 (0.042%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1248 (52.95%) SQL Server
2 210 (8.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 195 (8.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 165 (7.00%) Relational Database
5 121 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 119 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 117 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 76 (3.22%) Crystal Reports
9 71 (3.01%) RDBMS
10 59 (2.50%) Oracle Database
11 48 (2.04%) MySQL
12 40 (1.70%) MS Access
13 39 (1.65%) NoSQL
14 29 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
15 26 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 24 (1.02%) MongoDB
17 20 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
18 19 (0.81%) QlikView
19 15 (0.64%) OLAP
20 12 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 286 (12.13%) Visual Studio
2 151 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 92 (3.90%) Subversion
4 73 (3.10%) Git (software)
5 43 (1.82%) NUnit
6 39 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
7 36 (1.53%) JIRA
8 26 (1.10%) MSTest
9 25 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
10 24 (1.02%) Moq
11 16 (0.68%) ReSharper
12 11 (0.47%) Selenium
13 10 (0.42%) TeamCity
13 10 (0.42%) Mercurial
14 9 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 7 (0.30%) PVCS
16 6 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
17 5 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
17 5 (0.21%) Maven
17 5 (0.21%) WebDriver
General
1 187 (7.93%) Finance
2 95 (4.03%) Automotive
3 83 (3.52%) Retail
4 78 (3.31%) Advertising
5 59 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 56 (2.38%) Games
7 39 (1.65%) Law
8 31 (1.32%) Legal
9 29 (1.23%) Marketing
10 28 (1.19%) Telecoms
11 24 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
12 20 (0.85%) Banking
13 17 (0.72%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.47%) Military
15 7 (0.30%) Back Office
15 7 (0.30%) Electronics
16 6 (0.25%) Billing
17 3 (0.13%) Financial Institution
18 2 (0.085%) Local Government
18 2 (0.085%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1853 (78.62%) Developer
2 966 (40.98%) .NET Developer
3 526 (22.32%) C# Developer
4 375 (15.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 337 (14.30%) ASP.NET Developer
6 324 (13.75%) Software Developer
7 320 (13.58%) Senior Developer
8 202 (8.57%) Web Developer
9 196 (8.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 145 (6.15%) VB.NET Developer
11 140 (5.94%) Analyst
12 131 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
13 125 (5.30%) Software Engineer
14 124 (5.26%) Junior
15 112 (4.75%) .NET Software Developer
16 105 (4.45%) Junior Developer
17 101 (4.29%) Graduate
18 93 (3.95%) Senior C# Developer
19 90 (3.82%) Programmer
20 79 (3.35%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1396 (59.23%) ASP.NET
2 889 (37.72%) HTML
3 746 (31.65%) CSS
4 495 (21.00%) jQuery
5 473 (20.07%) .NET Framework
6 373 (15.83%) XML
7 340 (14.43%) Web Services
8 339 (14.38%) WCF
9 317 (13.45%) HTML5
10 288 (12.22%) Ajax
11 283 (12.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 232 (9.84%) WPF
13 188 (7.98%) WinForms
14 170 (7.21%) CSS3
15 154 (6.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 138 (5.85%) LINQ
17 133 (5.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 87 (3.69%) XSLT
19 76 (3.22%) Silverlight
20 52 (2.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 161 (6.83%) Computer Science
2 109 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 88 (3.73%) N-Tier
4 55 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 35 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 24 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 24 (1.02%) Social Media
8 22 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
8 22 (0.93%) iPhone
9 16 (0.68%) iPad
10 15 (0.64%) Physics
11 13 (0.55%) Online Games
11 13 (0.55%) Smartcard
11 13 (0.55%) Open Source
12 11 (0.47%) Semantic Web
13 10 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (0.42%) Artificial Intelligence
14 9 (0.38%) Replication
15 8 (0.34%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 345 (14.64%) Windows
2 58 (2.46%) Android
3 44 (1.87%) Linux
4 39 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 26 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (1.10%) UNIX
6 18 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (0.76%) Windows 8
7 16 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (0.34%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.13%) Solaris
10 2 (0.085%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.085%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.042%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.042%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.042%) AIX
11 1 (0.042%) HPUX
11 1 (0.042%) Debian
11 1 (0.042%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (25.50%) MVC
2 356 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
3 329 (13.96%) Web Development
4 298 (12.64%) TDD
5 266 (11.29%) Scrum
6 245 (10.39%) Software Engineering
7 238 (10.10%) OO
8 207 (8.78%) CRM
9 185 (7.85%) E-Commerce
10 154 (6.53%) Unit Testing
11 117 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
12 101 (4.29%) BDD
13 95 (4.03%) Web Application Development
14 93 (3.95%) SOA
15 85 (3.61%) OOP
16 81 (3.44%) Business Intelligence
17 78 (3.31%) ERP
18 75 (3.18%) Multithreading
19 66 (2.80%) OOD
20 64 (2.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1756 (74.50%) C#
2 1138 (48.28%) SQL
3 750 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 688 (29.19%) VB.NET
5 322 (13.66%) T-SQL
6 225 (9.55%) VB
7 141 (5.98%) Java
8 120 (5.09%) C++
9 84 (3.56%) PHP
9 84 (3.56%) XAML
10 76 (3.22%) VB6
11 53 (2.25%) C
12 49 (2.08%) VBA
13 42 (1.78%) Ruby
14 24 (1.02%) PL/SQL
15 23 (0.98%) Python
16 18 (0.76%) VC++
17 15 (0.64%) Objective-C
18 12 (0.51%) FoxPro (VFP)
18 12 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 338 (14.34%) Degree
2 91 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (1.57%) MCSD
4 24 (1.02%) Security Cleared
5 18 (0.76%) MCP
6 10 (0.42%) MCTS
7 9 (0.38%) PhD
7 9 (0.38%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.38%) MCAD
8 8 (0.34%) MCITP
8 8 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (0.30%) ISEB
10 5 (0.21%) HND
10 5 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.13%) MCSE
11 3 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.13%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.085%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.042%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.25%) QA
2 29 (1.23%) SLA
3 25 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.47%) ISO 9000
4 11 (0.47%) TickIT
4 11 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.085%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.042%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.25%) Terminal Server
3 5 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.17%) vSphere
5 2 (0.085%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.042%) XenServer
6 1 (0.042%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.042%) Nmap
6 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.25%) Data Guard
2 5 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.17%) SCOM
4 3 (0.13%) SCCM
4 3 (0.13%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.042%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.042%) Puppet
5 1 (0.042%) Nessus
Vendors
1 774 (32.84%) Microsoft
2 168 (7.13%) Oracle
3 43 (1.82%) Apple
4 33 (1.40%) Business Objects
4 33 (1.40%) Sitecore
4 33 (1.40%) AccuRev
5 30 (1.27%) Facebook
6 28 (1.19%) SAP
7 23 (0.98%) Cognos
7 23 (0.98%) IBM
8 17 (0.72%) Google
9 16 (0.68%) Adobe
10 13 (0.55%) Twitter
11 12 (0.51%) VMware
11 12 (0.51%) Sybase
12 11 (0.47%) HP
12 11 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.42%) Perforce
13 10 (0.42%) Logi Analytics
13 10 (0.42%) LexisNexis
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Non contrib Pension,
Posted: 1 hour ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum and benefits.
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staffordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Jumar
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Salt
Salary: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: highly negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: highly negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: negotiable with Car, Bonus, Benefits, Re Location etc
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago