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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1305 1063 1235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.39% 21.55% 24.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 60.47% 61.16% 61.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1190 892 1122
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
2158 1738 1999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 40.33% 35.23% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 1492 1783
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 1 May 2015.

.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 1 May 2015. 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 +4 390 £37,500 +7.14% 61
Staffordshire +1 251 £40,000 +6.66% 22
Coventry +6 188 £40,000 -4.47% 18
Warwickshire 0 183 £36,250 -3.33% 24
Worcestershire +1 88 £35,000 - 22
Solihull 0 73 £38,750 -5.48% 20
Shropshire +12 50 £40,000 +5.96% 5
Walsall 0 25 £32,500 +2.36% 2
Wolverhampton -2 18 £35,000 - 2
Herefordshire 0 16 £35,000 -4.76% 2
West Bromwich - 10 £40,000 -
Sutton Coldfield 0 8 £36,250 +2.83% 3
Dudley -17 3 £35,000 -
Halesowen 0 2 £25,000 -
Bilston - 1 £28,000 -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 1889 (78.32%) C#
2 1345 (55.76%) ASP.NET
3 1292 (53.57%) SQL Server
4 1146 (47.51%) SQL
5 1020 (42.29%) HTML
6 979 (40.59%) JavaScript
7 870 (36.07%) MVC
8 868 (35.99%) CSS
9 809 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
10 773 (32.05%) Microsoft
11 618 (25.62%) VB.NET
12 581 (24.09%) jQuery
13 479 (19.86%) .NET Framework
14 468 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
15 450 (18.66%) WCF
16 409 (16.96%) Visual Studio
16 409 (16.96%) XML
17 396 (16.42%) Windows
18 377 (15.63%) TDD
19 369 (15.30%) HTML5
20 366 (15.17%) T-SQL
21 344 (14.26%) OO
22 316 (13.10%) Web Services
23 309 (12.81%) Software Engineering
24 305 (12.65%) Java
25 302 (12.52%) Scrum
26 297 (12.31%) VB
27 286 (11.86%) MS Excel
28 285 (11.82%) Degree
29 257 (10.66%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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
1 224 (9.29%) SharePoint
2 139 (5.76%) IIS
3 118 (4.89%) Node.js
4 84 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
5 82 (3.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 76 (3.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 74 (3.07%) CMS
8 54 (2.24%) JBoss
9 51 (2.11%) Umbraco
10 26 (1.08%) Tomcat
11 24 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
12 15 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
12 15 (0.62%) WordPress
13 14 (0.58%) Apache
13 14 (0.58%) NServiceBus
14 11 (0.46%) Joomla!
14 11 (0.46%) Drupal
15 9 (0.37%) concrete5
16 8 (0.33%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.33%) DNN
Applications
1 286 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 63 (2.61%) MS Office
3 22 (0.91%) InfoPath
4 15 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.17%) SPSS
6 2 (0.083%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.083%) Simulink
6 2 (0.083%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.083%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.041%) InDesign
7 1 (0.041%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.041%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 73 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.25%) Magento
5 5 (0.21%) Cordys
6 3 (0.12%) Line 500
7 2 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.083%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.041%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.041%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 70 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (2.32%) Office 365
3 40 (1.66%) SaaS
4 31 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (0.83%) Google Analytics
6 10 (0.41%) GitHub
7 9 (0.37%) Heroku
7 9 (0.37%) IaaS
8 7 (0.29%) Joyent
8 7 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.25%) Trello
10 4 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.083%) PaaS
11 2 (0.083%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.041%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.041%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 41 (1.70%) Internet
3 32 (1.33%) HTTP
3 32 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.58%) LAN
4 14 (0.58%) WAN
5 13 (0.54%) Broadband
6 11 (0.46%) SSL
7 6 (0.25%) Intranet
7 6 (0.25%) NetScaler
8 5 (0.21%) FTP
9 4 (0.17%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.12%) 4G
10 3 (0.12%) Extranet
10 3 (0.12%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.083%) LDAP
11 2 (0.083%) VPN
11 2 (0.083%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.083%) VoIP
11 2 (0.083%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1292 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 257 (10.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 169 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 165 (6.84%) Relational Database
5 119 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 117 (4.85%) MySQL
7 104 (4.31%) NoSQL
8 94 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 80 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 79 (3.28%) RDBMS
11 65 (2.69%) Crystal Reports
12 38 (1.58%) MS Access
12 38 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
13 30 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 24 (1.00%) MongoDB
15 22 (0.91%) Oracle Database
16 20 (0.83%) DTS
17 16 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
18 15 (0.62%) RavenDB
18 15 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 409 (16.96%) Visual Studio
2 165 (6.84%) Git (software)
3 127 (5.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 109 (4.52%) NUnit
5 73 (3.03%) MSTest
5 73 (3.03%) Subversion
6 68 (2.82%) Moq
7 64 (2.65%) Rhino Mocks
8 31 (1.29%) ReSharper
9 28 (1.16%) JIRA
10 20 (0.83%) Maven
10 20 (0.83%) Jenkins
11 16 (0.66%) Ant
12 13 (0.54%) Selenium
13 12 (0.50%) AccuRev
13 12 (0.50%) Hudson
14 10 (0.41%) Mercurial
15 7 (0.29%) Gradle
15 7 (0.29%) Xcode
15 7 (0.29%) CruiseControl
General
1 198 (8.21%) Finance
2 66 (2.74%) Marketing
3 62 (2.57%) Retail
4 56 (2.32%) Advertising
5 43 (1.78%) Back Office
6 36 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 32 (1.33%) Automotive
8 21 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 17 (0.70%) Legal
10 11 (0.46%) Law
11 8 (0.33%) Games
12 5 (0.21%) Local Government
12 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.17%) Banking
13 4 (0.17%) Electronics
14 3 (0.12%) Billing
15 2 (0.083%) Front Office
16 1 (0.041%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.041%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1841 (76.33%) Developer
2 894 (37.06%) .NET Developer
3 487 (20.19%) C# Developer
4 376 (15.59%) Software Developer
5 361 (14.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 249 (10.32%) ASP.NET Developer
7 246 (10.20%) Senior Developer
8 204 (8.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 185 (7.67%) Web Developer
10 146 (6.05%) Junior
11 127 (5.27%) Senior .NET Developer
12 117 (4.85%) Junior Developer
13 110 (4.56%) Software Engineer
14 108 (4.48%) Analyst
14 108 (4.48%) Architect
15 98 (4.06%) .NET Software Developer
16 90 (3.73%) Graduate
16 90 (3.73%) Applications Support
17 82 (3.40%) .NET Web Developer
18 80 (3.32%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1345 (55.76%) ASP.NET
2 1020 (42.29%) HTML
3 868 (35.99%) CSS
4 581 (24.09%) jQuery
5 479 (19.86%) .NET Framework
6 468 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 450 (18.66%) WCF
8 409 (16.96%) XML
9 369 (15.30%) HTML5
10 316 (13.10%) Web Services
11 231 (9.58%) Ajax
12 205 (8.50%) Entity Framework
13 189 (7.84%) WPF
14 180 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 179 (7.42%) CSS3
16 151 (6.26%) LINQ
17 146 (6.05%) WinForms
18 143 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web API
19 112 (4.64%) RESTful
20 108 (4.48%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 136 (5.64%) Computer Science
2 125 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (4.15%) User Experience
4 86 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 85 (3.52%) Mobile App
6 61 (2.53%) Inversion of Control
7 57 (2.36%) N-Tier
8 43 (1.78%) Management Information System
9 38 (1.58%) Open Source
10 35 (1.45%) Semantic Web
11 27 (1.12%) Mathematics
11 27 (1.12%) Client/Server
12 23 (0.95%) Social Media
12 23 (0.95%) BBC
13 21 (0.87%) New Media
14 19 (0.79%) iPhone
15 13 (0.54%) NHS
16 12 (0.50%) Social Network
17 11 (0.46%) GIS
17 11 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 396 (16.42%) Windows
2 66 (2.74%) Android
2 66 (2.74%) Linux
3 45 (1.87%) Apple iOS
4 36 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (0.79%) Solaris
6 15 (0.62%) UNIX
6 15 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.37%) Windows 8
9 9 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.041%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.041%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.041%) zOS
10 1 (0.041%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.041%) OS/400
10 1 (0.041%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 870 (36.07%) MVC
2 809 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
3 377 (15.63%) TDD
4 344 (14.26%) OO
5 309 (12.81%) Software Engineering
6 302 (12.52%) Scrum
7 193 (8.00%) Web Development
8 191 (7.92%) Web Application Development
9 165 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
10 160 (6.63%) E-Commerce
11 146 (6.05%) Mentoring
12 144 (5.97%) Unit Testing
13 141 (5.85%) CRM
14 134 (5.56%) Project Management
15 110 (4.56%) SOA
16 108 (4.48%) BDD
17 103 (4.27%) OOP
18 87 (3.61%) Mobile Development
19 85 (3.52%) Dependency Injection
20 84 (3.48%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1889 (78.32%) C#
2 1146 (47.51%) SQL
3 979 (40.59%) JavaScript
4 618 (25.62%) VB.NET
5 366 (15.17%) T-SQL
6 305 (12.65%) Java
7 297 (12.31%) VB
8 130 (5.39%) PHP
9 119 (4.93%) VB6
10 90 (3.73%) Ruby
11 81 (3.36%) C++
12 69 (2.86%) PL/SQL
13 56 (2.32%) VBA
13 56 (2.32%) VBScript
14 47 (1.95%) Python
15 44 (1.82%) PowerShell
16 43 (1.78%) C
17 29 (1.20%) Perl
18 24 (1.00%) Objective-C
19 17 (0.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 285 (11.82%) Degree
2 77 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 40 (1.66%) MCSD
5 25 (1.04%) MCP
6 24 (1.00%) MCTS
6 24 (1.00%) SC Cleared
7 19 (0.79%) MCAD
8 18 (0.75%) ISEB
9 14 (0.58%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.37%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.29%) HND
11 7 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.17%) PMP
13 4 (0.17%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.12%) MCPD
15 2 (0.083%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.083%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 1 (0.041%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.28%) QA
2 37 (1.53%) SLA
3 8 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.17%) HL7
5 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 39 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.41%) Docker
4 5 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.17%) vSphere
5 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.041%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (0.91%) Ansible
2 18 (0.75%) Puppet
3 17 (0.70%) Vagrant
4 15 (0.62%) BladeLogic
4 15 (0.62%) Unicenter
4 15 (0.62%) Tivoli
4 15 (0.62%) Nagios
5 12 (0.50%) Control-M
6 9 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.21%) MOM
8 2 (0.083%) Nessus
8 2 (0.083%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.041%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.041%) Plesk
9 1 (0.041%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 773 (32.05%) Microsoft
2 245 (10.16%) Oracle
3 60 (2.49%) Google
4 48 (1.99%) Cisco
5 46 (1.91%) Facebook
6 40 (1.66%) Apple
7 30 (1.24%) Adobe
8 29 (1.20%) Sybase
8 29 (1.20%) Cognos
9 26 (1.08%) Sitecore
10 24 (1.00%) Business Objects
11 23 (0.95%) Twitter
11 23 (0.95%) Sony
11 23 (0.95%) VMware
11 23 (0.95%) Yahoo!
12 21 (0.87%) Telerik
13 17 (0.70%) SAP
14 12 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (0.46%) Rackspace
15 11 (0.46%) Metastorm
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warwickshire
Trinity IT Consulting
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Barclay Anderson Limited
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, Benefits, travel expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits - shares etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + profit share, other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago