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 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 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1140 1018 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.35% 18.85% 23.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 55.91% 55.63% 58.40%
Number of salaries quoted 977 916 1013
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2039 1830 1947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.39% 33.89% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 1632 1690
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 0 320 £38,750 +1.97% 51
Staffordshire 0 239 £35,000 - 34
Warwickshire -5 143 £36,500 +4.28% 25
Coventry -2 95 £38,250 +3.37% 26
Worcestershire -1 86 £37,500 - 6
Solihull +1 85 £40,000 +6.66% 16
Shropshire +10 26 £42,250 +2.42% 9
Herefordshire -2 18 £31,500 -16.00% 1
Wolverhampton -2 17 £32,500 +47.72% 4
Walsall -2 15 £37,500 +9.48% 1
Dudley -1 7 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Sutton Coldfield -2 3 £35,000 +34.61% 3
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1782 (74.81%) C#
2 1392 (58.44%) ASP.NET
3 1291 (54.20%) SQL Server
4 1144 (48.03%) SQL
5 912 (38.29%) HTML
6 803 (33.71%) Microsoft
7 778 (32.66%) JavaScript
8 773 (32.45%) CSS
9 736 (30.90%) VB.NET
10 729 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
11 617 (25.90%) MVC
12 497 (20.86%) .NET Framework
13 489 (20.53%) jQuery
14 395 (16.58%) XML
15 351 (14.74%) Degree
15 351 (14.74%) Windows
16 344 (14.44%) Web Services
17 340 (14.27%) WCF
18 337 (14.15%) T-SQL
19 325 (13.64%) Web Development
20 313 (13.14%) Visual Studio
21 300 (12.59%) Ajax
22 297 (12.47%) MS Excel
23 289 (12.13%) ASP.NET MVC
24 287 (12.05%) HTML5
25 284 (11.92%) TDD
26 282 (11.84%) Scrum
27 256 (10.75%) Software Engineering
28 250 (10.50%) SharePoint
28 250 (10.50%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 250 (10.50%) SharePoint
2 130 (5.46%) IIS
3 46 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
4 40 (1.68%) Node.js
5 33 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 32 (1.34%) CMS
7 28 (1.18%) Umbraco
8 24 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
9 23 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (0.67%) WebSphere
11 14 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
12 13 (0.55%) Apache
12 13 (0.55%) MS Exchange
13 10 (0.42%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.34%) IBM Notes
14 8 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (0.34%) Sitefinity
15 7 (0.29%) Lotus Domino
15 7 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
16 6 (0.25%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 297 (12.47%) MS Excel
2 60 (2.52%) MS Office
3 17 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 9 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.13%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.084%) MS Project
7 2 (0.084%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.042%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 154 (6.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 19 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
6 11 (0.46%) Magento
6 11 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (0.34%) Agresso
8 7 (0.29%) Line 500
8 7 (0.29%) Summit
9 5 (0.21%) e-Work
9 5 (0.21%) Servitor
10 3 (0.13%) Lawson
10 3 (0.13%) Pivotal CRM
11 1 (0.042%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.042%) SalesLogix
11 1 (0.042%) MFGPRO
11 1 (0.042%) Maximo
11 1 (0.042%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.39%) SaaS
2 27 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.38%) Office 365
4 3 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.084%) GitHub
6 1 (0.042%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.042%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 93 (3.90%) Internet
2 51 (2.14%) Intranet
3 21 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.67%) Wireshark
5 13 (0.55%) SAN
6 10 (0.42%) HTTP
7 8 (0.34%) HTTPS
7 8 (0.34%) LAN
7 8 (0.34%) WAN
8 7 (0.29%) ATM
8 7 (0.29%) Extranet
9 4 (0.17%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.13%) iBeacon
11 2 (0.084%) Firewall
11 2 (0.084%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.084%) VLAN
12 1 (0.042%) MPLS
12 1 (0.042%) CTI
12 1 (0.042%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1291 (54.20%) SQL Server
2 231 (9.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 201 (8.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 190 (7.98%) Relational Database
5 128 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 123 (5.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 120 (5.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 83 (3.48%) RDBMS
9 77 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
10 60 (2.52%) Oracle Database
11 40 (1.68%) MS Access
12 39 (1.64%) MySQL
13 34 (1.43%) NoSQL
14 31 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 27 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (0.88%) Cognos Analysis Studio
16 21 (0.88%) Cognos Report Studio
16 21 (0.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
17 16 (0.67%) QlikView
18 15 (0.63%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 313 (13.14%) Visual Studio
2 152 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 94 (3.95%) Subversion
4 79 (3.32%) Git (software)
5 48 (2.02%) NUnit
6 46 (1.93%) Oracle Forms
7 36 (1.51%) MSTest
7 36 (1.51%) JIRA
8 34 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
9 32 (1.34%) Moq
10 20 (0.84%) ReSharper
11 10 (0.42%) Selenium
11 10 (0.42%) Mercurial
12 9 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
13 7 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (0.25%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.25%) Eclipse
15 5 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (0.21%) Maven
15 5 (0.21%) Hudson
General
1 199 (8.35%) Finance
2 86 (3.61%) Automotive
3 83 (3.48%) Advertising
4 81 (3.40%) Retail
5 59 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 49 (2.06%) Games
7 32 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 28 (1.18%) Law
9 26 (1.09%) Legal
10 23 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
10 23 (0.97%) Marketing
11 18 (0.76%) Aerospace
12 16 (0.67%) Banking
13 8 (0.34%) Back Office
13 8 (0.34%) Billing
14 7 (0.29%) Military
15 4 (0.17%) Electronics
16 3 (0.13%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.13%) Local Government
17 2 (0.084%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1836 (77.08%) Developer
2 966 (40.55%) .NET Developer
3 494 (20.74%) C# Developer
4 367 (15.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 337 (14.15%) Software Developer
6 336 (14.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 304 (12.76%) Senior Developer
8 198 (8.31%) Web Developer
9 187 (7.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 168 (7.05%) Analyst
11 151 (6.34%) VB.NET Developer
12 133 (5.58%) Junior
13 120 (5.04%) Senior .NET Developer
14 118 (4.95%) Software Engineer
15 114 (4.79%) Junior Developer
16 101 (4.24%) .NET Software Developer
17 97 (4.07%) Graduate
18 88 (3.69%) Programmer
19 82 (3.44%) Senior C# Developer
20 80 (3.36%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1392 (58.44%) ASP.NET
2 912 (38.29%) HTML
3 773 (32.45%) CSS
4 497 (20.86%) .NET Framework
5 489 (20.53%) jQuery
6 395 (16.58%) XML
7 344 (14.44%) Web Services
8 340 (14.27%) WCF
9 300 (12.59%) Ajax
10 289 (12.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 287 (12.05%) HTML5
12 233 (9.78%) WPF
13 178 (7.47%) WinForms
14 167 (7.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 156 (6.55%) CSS3
16 148 (6.21%) LINQ
17 117 (4.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 83 (3.48%) XSLT
19 72 (3.02%) Silverlight
20 65 (2.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 177 (7.43%) Computer Science
2 99 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (3.74%) Mobile App
3 89 (3.74%) N-Tier
4 57 (2.39%) Mathematics
5 43 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
6 33 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
7 27 (1.13%) Client/Server
8 25 (1.05%) Management Information System
9 18 (0.76%) Smartcard
9 18 (0.76%) Physics
9 18 (0.76%) User Experience
10 17 (0.71%) iPhone
11 15 (0.63%) Semantic Web
12 14 (0.59%) Open Source
12 14 (0.59%) iPad
13 13 (0.55%) Online Games
14 11 (0.46%) Data Integration
14 11 (0.46%) Artificial Intelligence
14 11 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 351 (14.74%) Windows
2 44 (1.85%) Android
3 32 (1.34%) Apple iOS
4 30 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (1.22%) UNIX
6 25 (1.05%) Linux
7 21 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (0.88%) Windows 8
8 19 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (0.34%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.13%) Solaris
12 2 (0.084%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.084%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.042%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.042%) AIX
13 1 (0.042%) HPUX
13 1 (0.042%) Debian
13 1 (0.042%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.042%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 729 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
2 617 (25.90%) MVC
3 325 (13.64%) Web Development
4 284 (11.92%) TDD
5 282 (11.84%) Scrum
6 256 (10.75%) Software Engineering
7 250 (10.50%) OO
8 232 (9.74%) CRM
9 167 (7.01%) E-Commerce
10 153 (6.42%) Unit Testing
11 126 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
12 121 (5.08%) Mentoring
13 105 (4.41%) BDD
14 104 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
15 93 (3.90%) SOA
16 92 (3.86%) OOP
16 92 (3.86%) Web Application Development
17 86 (3.61%) ERP
18 74 (3.11%) OOD
18 74 (3.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1782 (74.81%) C#
2 1144 (48.03%) SQL
3 778 (32.66%) JavaScript
4 736 (30.90%) VB.NET
5 337 (14.15%) T-SQL
6 247 (10.37%) VB
7 147 (6.17%) Java
8 105 (4.41%) C++
9 86 (3.61%) XAML
9 86 (3.61%) VB6
10 84 (3.53%) PHP
11 43 (1.81%) VBA
11 43 (1.81%) Ruby
12 38 (1.60%) C
13 29 (1.22%) PL/SQL
14 23 (0.97%) Python
15 15 (0.63%) VC++
16 13 (0.55%) X++
16 13 (0.55%) PowerShell
17 12 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 351 (14.74%) Degree
2 98 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (1.76%) MCSD
4 31 (1.30%) Security Cleared
5 18 (0.76%) MCP
6 14 (0.59%) SC Cleared
7 13 (0.55%) MCTS
8 12 (0.50%) MCAD
9 10 (0.42%) ISEB
9 10 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (0.34%) PhD
11 8 (0.34%) MCITP
12 7 (0.29%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.17%) HND
15 3 (0.13%) MCSE
16 2 (0.084%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 1 (0.042%) CEH
17 1 (0.042%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (2.43%) QA
2 42 (1.76%) SLA
3 21 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.29%) ISO 9000
4 7 (0.29%) TickIT
5 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.042%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.29%) Terminal Server
3 5 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.21%) XenApp
4 2 (0.084%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.042%) IAG
5 1 (0.042%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.042%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 9 (0.38%) Data Guard
2 8 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (0.25%) MAILsweeper
4 5 (0.21%) SCOM
5 4 (0.17%) SCCM
6 3 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.042%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.042%) Puppet
7 1 (0.042%) Nessus
Vendors
1 803 (33.71%) Microsoft
2 187 (7.85%) Oracle
3 38 (1.60%) IBM
4 36 (1.51%) Cognos
5 33 (1.39%) Apple
5 33 (1.39%) AccuRev
6 32 (1.34%) Sitecore
7 30 (1.26%) Business Objects
8 25 (1.05%) Facebook
9 24 (1.01%) SAP
10 16 (0.67%) HP
11 15 (0.63%) Sybase
12 14 (0.59%) Adobe
13 12 (0.50%) VMware
14 11 (0.46%) Citrix
14 11 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (0.38%) Talend
15 9 (0.38%) DevExpress
15 9 (0.38%) Netezza
16 8 (0.34%) Sage
Stourbridge, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Ludlow, Shropshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: attractive salary
Posted: 9 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55K to 65 + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wednesbury, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £19000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday