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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1108 971 1316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.69% 20.01% 27.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 61.86% 53.82% 64.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1014 852 1202
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 £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,250 £50,000
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
1791 1804 2056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.45% 37.18% 43.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1654 1578 1871
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +4 373 £37,500 +7.14% 50
Staffordshire +1 191 £39,500 +1.28% 26
Warwickshire -4 164 £40,000 +6.66% 22
Coventry +2 128 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Solihull +3 86 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Worcestershire -2 52 £35,000 - 4
Shropshire +21 32 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Walsall +5 21 £37,500 +11.94% 2
Wolverhampton -8 13 £34,000 -1.44% 6
Herefordshire +1 12 £35,000 +2.18% 1
Sutton Coldfield +2 7 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Dudley -5 6 £35,000 -6.66%
Halesowen -1 2 £40,000 +53.84%
West Bromwich +4 1 - - 1
Stourbridge +1 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Wednesbury - 1 £21,500 -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1696 (76.05%) C#
2 1320 (59.19%) ASP.NET
3 1266 (56.77%) SQL Server
4 1062 (47.62%) SQL
5 971 (43.54%) HTML
6 893 (40.04%) JavaScript
7 816 (36.59%) CSS
8 765 (34.30%) MVC
9 727 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
10 716 (32.11%) Microsoft
11 701 (31.43%) VB.NET
12 564 (25.29%) jQuery
13 520 (23.32%) .NET Framework
14 370 (16.59%) T-SQL
15 351 (15.74%) XML
16 345 (15.47%) Visual Studio
17 343 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
18 341 (15.29%) Windows
19 323 (14.48%) WCF
20 320 (14.35%) Ajax
21 319 (14.30%) Web Services
22 312 (13.99%) Scrum
23 308 (13.81%) TDD
24 305 (13.68%) OO
25 304 (13.63%) Degree
26 288 (12.91%) HTML5
27 286 (12.83%) SQL Server 2008
28 280 (12.56%) MS Excel
29 269 (12.06%) Software Engineering
30 252 (11.30%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 247 (11.08%) SharePoint
2 126 (5.65%) IIS
3 77 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 70 (3.14%) BizTalk Server
5 57 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 50 (2.24%) CMS
7 45 (2.02%) Node.js
8 40 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
9 36 (1.61%) Umbraco
10 25 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
11 17 (0.76%) Drupal
12 15 (0.67%) Tomcat
13 14 (0.63%) Apache
14 13 (0.58%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.49%) MS Exchange
15 11 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (0.40%) WordPress
17 8 (0.36%) Joomla!
17 8 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
18 6 (0.27%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 280 (12.56%) MS Excel
2 77 (3.45%) MS Office
3 14 (0.63%) InfoPath
4 13 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.13%) SPSS
8 2 (0.090%) MS Project
9 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 125 (5.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 14 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.40%) Line 500
8 8 (0.36%) Magento
9 5 (0.22%) Servitor
10 4 (0.18%) Summit
11 3 (0.13%) Epicor Vantage
12 2 (0.090%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.045%) JDE EnterpriseOne
13 1 (0.045%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 1 (0.045%) e-Work
13 1 (0.045%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 38 (1.70%) Office 365
2 28 (1.26%) SaaS
3 12 (0.54%) GitHub
4 1 (0.045%) Trello
4 1 (0.045%) PaaS
4 1 (0.045%) Heroku
4 1 (0.045%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.83%) Internet
2 46 (2.06%) Intranet
3 19 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.63%) LAN
4 14 (0.63%) WAN
5 11 (0.49%) HTTP
6 10 (0.45%) SAN
7 8 (0.36%) HTTPS
7 8 (0.36%) Broadband
8 4 (0.18%) ATM
8 4 (0.18%) DHCP
8 4 (0.18%) DNS
9 3 (0.13%) BIG-IP
9 3 (0.13%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.090%) Firewall
10 2 (0.090%) FTP
10 2 (0.090%) VoIP
11 1 (0.045%) GPRS
11 1 (0.045%) CTI
11 1 (0.045%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1266 (56.77%) SQL Server
2 286 (12.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 180 (8.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 171 (7.67%) Relational Database
5 132 (5.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 131 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 109 (4.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 87 (3.90%) MySQL
9 86 (3.86%) RDBMS
10 65 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
11 41 (1.84%) MS Access
12 39 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 32 (1.43%) Oracle Database
14 31 (1.39%) NoSQL
15 18 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (0.81%) Cognos Analysis Studio
15 18 (0.81%) Cognos Report Studio
15 18 (0.81%) Cognos Framework Manager
16 15 (0.67%) Big Data
17 14 (0.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 345 (15.47%) Visual Studio
2 162 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 79 (3.54%) Git (software)
4 75 (3.36%) Subversion
5 74 (3.32%) NUnit
6 56 (2.51%) MSTest
7 50 (2.24%) Moq
8 49 (2.20%) Rhino Mocks
9 45 (2.02%) ReSharper
10 28 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
11 13 (0.58%) Jenkins
12 12 (0.54%) JIRA
13 11 (0.49%) QUnit
13 11 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
14 9 (0.40%) LLBLGen Pro
14 9 (0.40%) NetAdvantage
14 9 (0.40%) Grunt
14 9 (0.40%) Yeoman
15 7 (0.31%) CruiseControl
15 7 (0.31%) Maven
General
1 175 (7.85%) Finance
2 84 (3.77%) Advertising
3 54 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 50 (2.24%) Retail
5 43 (1.93%) Automotive
5 43 (1.93%) Marketing
6 27 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 25 (1.12%) Legal
8 16 (0.72%) Banking
9 14 (0.63%) Law
10 10 (0.45%) Back Office
11 9 (0.40%) Games
12 4 (0.18%) Billing
13 3 (0.13%) Local Government
13 3 (0.13%) Electronics
13 3 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.090%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.090%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.090%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1691 (75.83%) Developer
2 862 (38.65%) .NET Developer
3 411 (18.43%) C# Developer
4 319 (14.30%) Software Developer
4 319 (14.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 275 (12.33%) Senior Developer
6 263 (11.79%) ASP.NET Developer
7 190 (8.52%) Web Developer
8 177 (7.94%) Analyst
9 170 (7.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 117 (5.25%) Junior
11 108 (4.84%) .NET Web Developer
12 106 (4.75%) Junior Developer
12 106 (4.75%) Senior .NET Developer
13 103 (4.62%) Software Engineer
14 97 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
15 88 (3.95%) .NET Software Developer
16 85 (3.81%) Graduate
17 82 (3.68%) Programmer
18 68 (3.05%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1320 (59.19%) ASP.NET
2 971 (43.54%) HTML
3 816 (36.59%) CSS
4 564 (25.29%) jQuery
5 520 (23.32%) .NET Framework
6 351 (15.74%) XML
7 343 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 323 (14.48%) WCF
9 320 (14.35%) Ajax
10 319 (14.30%) Web Services
11 288 (12.91%) HTML5
12 251 (11.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 213 (9.55%) WPF
14 160 (7.17%) LINQ
15 141 (6.32%) CSS3
16 138 (6.19%) WinForms
17 131 (5.87%) KnockoutJS
18 126 (5.65%) AngularJS
18 126 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 101 (4.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 125 (5.61%) Computer Science
2 95 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (2.96%) Mobile App
4 59 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
5 52 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
6 44 (1.97%) Mathematics
6 44 (1.97%) N-Tier
7 40 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 35 (1.57%) User Experience
9 32 (1.43%) Semantic Web
10 25 (1.12%) Client/Server
11 22 (0.99%) iPhone
12 18 (0.81%) Open Source
12 18 (0.81%) Algorithms
12 18 (0.81%) Smartcard
13 17 (0.76%) Visualisation
14 16 (0.72%) iPad
15 11 (0.49%) Artificial Intelligence
16 10 (0.45%) Physics
16 10 (0.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 341 (15.29%) Windows
2 39 (1.75%) Linux
3 34 (1.52%) Android
4 31 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (1.21%) UNIX
6 24 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 22 (0.99%) Windows 8
7 22 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.18%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.090%) Solaris
13 1 (0.045%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.045%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 765 (34.30%) MVC
2 727 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
3 312 (13.99%) Scrum
4 308 (13.81%) TDD
5 305 (13.68%) OO
6 269 (12.06%) Software Engineering
7 234 (10.49%) Web Development
8 219 (9.82%) CRM
9 147 (6.59%) E-Commerce
10 118 (5.29%) Unit Testing
11 115 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
11 115 (5.16%) Mentoring
12 113 (5.07%) OOP
12 113 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
13 99 (4.44%) Web Application Development
14 97 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
15 95 (4.26%) Project Management
16 90 (4.04%) Dependency Injection
17 87 (3.90%) BDD
18 73 (3.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1696 (76.05%) C#
2 1062 (47.62%) SQL
3 893 (40.04%) JavaScript
4 701 (31.43%) VB.NET
5 370 (16.59%) T-SQL
6 252 (11.30%) VB
7 162 (7.26%) Java
8 115 (5.16%) PHP
9 92 (4.13%) VB6
10 71 (3.18%) C++
11 60 (2.69%) XAML
12 59 (2.65%) VBA
13 43 (1.93%) Ruby
14 40 (1.79%) PL/SQL
15 22 (0.99%) C
15 22 (0.99%) Python
16 18 (0.81%) VBScript
17 13 (0.58%) PowerShell
18 12 (0.54%) Perl
19 11 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 304 (13.63%) Degree
2 103 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (2.20%) MCSD
4 37 (1.66%) MCP
4 37 (1.66%) MCTS
5 23 (1.03%) MCAD
6 20 (0.90%) Security Cleared
7 17 (0.76%) ISEB
8 15 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (0.54%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.36%) SC Cleared
11 7 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.13%) MCSE
13 3 (0.13%) MCSA
14 2 (0.090%) HND
14 2 (0.090%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.090%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.090%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.51%) QA
2 34 (1.52%) SLA
3 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.045%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.045%) TickIT
System Software
1 34 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.40%) XenApp
3 7 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.13%) vSphere
4 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.13%) Docker
5 2 (0.090%) Nmap
6 1 (0.045%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.045%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.045%) IAG
Systems Management
1 12 (0.54%) Data Guard
2 8 (0.36%) Puppet
3 6 (0.27%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.22%) MAILsweeper
4 5 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.13%) SCCM
6 2 (0.090%) Nessus
6 2 (0.090%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.045%) Plesk
7 1 (0.045%) SCOM
7 1 (0.045%) MOM
Vendors
1 716 (32.11%) Microsoft
2 168 (7.53%) Oracle
3 39 (1.75%) Sitecore
4 35 (1.57%) IBM
5 34 (1.52%) Cognos
6 33 (1.48%) Apple
7 32 (1.43%) Sybase
8 24 (1.08%) Facebook
9 20 (0.90%) Twitter
10 19 (0.85%) Adobe
11 17 (0.76%) SAP
11 17 (0.76%) Google
11 17 (0.76%) VMware
12 13 (0.58%) Sage
13 12 (0.54%) Informatica
13 12 (0.54%) HP
14 11 (0.49%) Citrix
14 11 (0.49%) Business Objects
14 11 (0.49%) Infragistics
15 10 (0.45%) EPiServer
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Connex Education
Salary: Excellent Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + travel, great benefits
Posted: Yesterday