The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1044 1209 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.11% 24.14% 22.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 60.10% 62.00% 56.03%
Number of salaries quoted 867 1091 962
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1737 1950 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.13% 38.93% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1481 1733 1719
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
England

.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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire -1 266 £37,500 +7.14% 47
Birmingham -3 252 £36,000 -4.00% 62
Warwickshire -1 157 £37,500 +7.14% 19
Solihull -2 86 £41,000 +9.33% 7
Coventry 0 80 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Worcestershire -1 69 £35,000 - 25
Wolverhampton +2 38 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Walsall 0 30 £31,750 +2.41% 9
Herefordshire -1 25 £39,250 +30.83% 3
Shropshire -12 15 £37,750 +11.02% 2
Dudley +3 11 £35,000 -
Sutton Coldfield +9 4 £35,250 +0.71% 3
Halesowen +1 1 - -
Stourbridge 0 1 - -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1410 (73.02%) C#
2 1181 (61.16%) ASP.NET
3 1083 (56.08%) SQL Server
4 859 (44.48%) SQL
5 730 (37.80%) HTML
6 626 (32.42%) JavaScript
7 607 (31.43%) Microsoft
8 586 (30.35%) CSS
9 539 (27.91%) MVC
10 535 (27.71%) VB.NET
11 466 (24.13%) jQuery
12 377 (19.52%) .NET Framework
13 322 (16.68%) T-SQL
14 313 (16.21%) Windows
15 280 (14.50%) HTML5
16 279 (14.45%) ASP.NET MVC
17 277 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
18 263 (13.62%) Web Services
18 263 (13.62%) XML
19 256 (13.26%) Web Development
20 255 (13.21%) WCF
21 252 (13.05%) Visual Studio
21 252 (13.05%) MS Excel
22 241 (12.48%) TDD
23 237 (12.27%) Ajax
24 228 (11.81%) Software Engineering
25 215 (11.13%) Finance
26 214 (11.08%) Degree
27 202 (10.46%) OO
28 190 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 179 (9.27%) SharePoint
2 82 (4.25%) IIS
3 50 (2.59%) CMS
4 41 (2.12%) Node.js
5 38 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
6 35 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 28 (1.45%) Umbraco
8 27 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (0.47%) Apache
11 7 (0.36%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.31%) ColdFusion
13 5 (0.26%) WorkSite
13 5 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.21%) SAS
15 3 (0.16%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.16%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.16%) NetWeaver
15 3 (0.16%) FileNet
15 3 (0.16%) Papyrus
Applications
1 252 (13.05%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.61%) MS Office
3 30 (1.55%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.41%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.26%) Acrobat
5 5 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.21%) MS Project
6 4 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.16%) PrintSoft PReS
7 3 (0.16%) DOC1
8 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.10%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.052%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.052%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 58 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.83%) Google Analytics
3 11 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
6 4 (0.21%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.16%) Lawson
7 3 (0.16%) e-Work
7 3 (0.16%) Maximo
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.052%) Tridion
9 1 (0.052%) Agresso
9 1 (0.052%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.052%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.052%) LabWindows
9 1 (0.052%) assyst
9 1 (0.052%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.45%) SaaS
2 17 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.62%) Amazon S3
3 12 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (0.36%) Office 365
5 5 (0.26%) GitHub
6 2 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.10%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 78 (4.04%) Internet
2 41 (2.12%) HTTP
3 39 (2.02%) Intranet
4 19 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.57%) Ethernet
5 11 (0.57%) Firewall
5 11 (0.57%) Wireshark
6 10 (0.52%) Broadband
7 9 (0.47%) VPN
7 9 (0.47%) HTTPS
7 9 (0.47%) SAN
8 8 (0.41%) Extranet
9 7 (0.36%) MPLS
9 7 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.31%) LAN
10 6 (0.31%) VoIP
10 6 (0.31%) WAN
11 5 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.21%) DNS
13 3 (0.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1083 (56.08%) SQL Server
2 190 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 177 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 131 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 114 (5.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 104 (5.39%) Relational Database
7 83 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 52 (2.69%) MySQL
9 50 (2.59%) Crystal Reports
9 50 (2.59%) RDBMS
9 50 (2.59%) Oracle Database
10 41 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 27 (1.40%) MS Access
12 19 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (0.98%) MongoDB
13 17 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
14 14 (0.73%) NoSQL
14 14 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 252 (13.05%) Visual Studio
2 99 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 44 (2.28%) NUnit
4 44 (2.28%) Subversion
5 34 (1.76%) Selenium
6 24 (1.24%) TeamCity
7 22 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
8 17 (0.88%) JIRA
9 15 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 13 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
10 13 (0.67%) Moq
11 11 (0.57%) Eclipse
12 10 (0.52%) SoapUI
12 10 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
12 10 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
13 9 (0.47%) SpecFlow
13 9 (0.47%) MSTest
13 9 (0.47%) ReSharper
14 8 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 215 (11.13%) Finance
2 66 (3.42%) Automotive
3 45 (2.33%) Retail
4 42 (2.18%) Legal
4 42 (2.18%) Manufacturing
5 40 (2.07%) Banking
6 34 (1.76%) Advertising
7 33 (1.71%) Law
8 32 (1.66%) Marketing
9 31 (1.61%) Games
10 27 (1.40%) Back Office
11 20 (1.04%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.47%) Military
14 6 (0.31%) Electronics
15 5 (0.26%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.16%) Billing
18 2 (0.10%) Front Office
19 1 (0.052%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1487 (77.01%) Developer
2 723 (37.44%) .NET Developer
3 444 (22.99%) C# Developer
4 311 (16.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 283 (14.66%) ASP.NET Developer
6 267 (13.83%) Software Developer
7 258 (13.36%) Senior Developer
8 236 (12.22%) Web Developer
9 190 (9.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 119 (6.16%) Software Engineer
11 104 (5.39%) VB.NET Developer
12 100 (5.18%) Analyst
13 97 (5.02%) Senior .NET Developer
14 93 (4.82%) .NET Web Developer
15 89 (4.61%) Graduate
16 86 (4.45%) .NET Software Developer
17 81 (4.19%) Programmer
18 79 (4.09%) C# Software Developer
19 73 (3.78%) Graduate Developer
20 68 (3.52%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1181 (61.16%) ASP.NET
2 730 (37.80%) HTML
3 586 (30.35%) CSS
4 466 (24.13%) jQuery
5 377 (19.52%) .NET Framework
6 280 (14.50%) HTML5
7 279 (14.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 263 (13.62%) Web Services
8 263 (13.62%) XML
9 255 (13.21%) WCF
10 237 (12.27%) Ajax
11 179 (9.27%) WPF
12 171 (8.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 168 (8.70%) WinForms
14 152 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 130 (6.73%) CSS3
16 95 (4.92%) LINQ
17 65 (3.37%) Silverlight
18 62 (3.21%) XSLT
19 61 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 99 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 89 (4.61%) N-Tier
3 81 (4.19%) Mobile App
4 33 (1.71%) iPhone
5 28 (1.45%) Social Media
5 28 (1.45%) Mathematics
6 20 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
7 18 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
9 13 (0.67%) Graphic Design
9 13 (0.67%) Data Integration
10 11 (0.57%) Management Information System
11 9 (0.47%) Replication
11 9 (0.47%) iPad
12 8 (0.41%) Semantic Web
12 8 (0.41%) SCADA
12 8 (0.41%) Physics
12 8 (0.41%) E-Learning
13 7 (0.36%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 313 (16.21%) Windows
2 58 (3.00%) Android
3 53 (2.74%) Linux
4 38 (1.97%) Apple iOS
5 25 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
6 16 (0.83%) UNIX
7 13 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.31%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.21%) BlackBerry OS
11 3 (0.16%) HPUX
11 3 (0.16%) Solaris
12 2 (0.10%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.052%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.052%) AIX
13 1 (0.052%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.052%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.052%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (27.91%) MVC
2 277 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
3 256 (13.26%) Web Development
4 241 (12.48%) TDD
5 228 (11.81%) Software Engineering
6 202 (10.46%) OO
7 175 (9.06%) E-Commerce
8 156 (8.08%) Scrum
9 96 (4.97%) CRM
10 94 (4.87%) Unit Testing
11 92 (4.76%) SOA
12 72 (3.73%) OOP
13 68 (3.52%) Continuous Integration
14 62 (3.21%) Business Intelligence
15 59 (3.06%) Dependency Injection
16 54 (2.80%) OOD
17 52 (2.69%) Web Application Development
18 47 (2.43%) Automated Testing
19 46 (2.38%) UML
20 45 (2.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1410 (73.02%) C#
2 859 (44.48%) SQL
3 626 (32.42%) JavaScript
4 535 (27.71%) VB.NET
5 322 (16.68%) T-SQL
6 144 (7.46%) VB
7 136 (7.04%) C++
8 129 (6.68%) Java
9 110 (5.70%) PHP
10 64 (3.31%) C
11 36 (1.86%) VB6
12 34 (1.76%) VBA
13 29 (1.50%) XAML
14 22 (1.14%) Objective-C
15 19 (0.98%) PL/SQL
16 16 (0.83%) Ruby
16 16 (0.83%) VBScript
17 15 (0.78%) FoxPro (VFP)
18 14 (0.73%) XPath
19 12 (0.62%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 214 (11.08%) Degree
2 73 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (1.19%) Security Cleared
4 18 (0.93%) MCTS
4 18 (0.93%) MCP
5 17 (0.88%) MCSD
6 14 (0.73%) ISEB
7 10 (0.52%) MCAD
7 10 (0.52%) HND
8 9 (0.47%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.26%) PhD
9 5 (0.26%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.16%) MCSE
10 3 (0.16%) HNC
11 2 (0.10%) MCPD
11 2 (0.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.052%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.052%) MCITP
12 1 (0.052%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.64%) QA
2 27 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.73%) SLA
5 6 (0.31%) TickIT
5 6 (0.31%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.16%) Basel II
System Software
1 11 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.41%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.36%) Terminal Server
4 5 (0.26%) vSphere
5 3 (0.16%) IAG
6 2 (0.10%) XenApp
6 2 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.052%) Nmap
7 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.052%) Xen
7 1 (0.052%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (0.16%) SCCM
3 3 (0.16%) SCOM
4 2 (0.10%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.052%) Nessus
5 1 (0.052%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.052%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.052%) SCSM
5 1 (0.052%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 607 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 129 (6.68%) Oracle
3 34 (1.76%) Business Objects
4 32 (1.66%) Google
5 25 (1.29%) Apple
6 23 (1.19%) VMware
7 19 (0.98%) Cisco
7 19 (0.98%) SAP
8 18 (0.93%) Telerik
9 16 (0.83%) IBM
10 15 (0.78%) Sitecore
11 14 (0.73%) AccuRev
11 14 (0.73%) HP
12 13 (0.67%) Adobe
13 10 (0.52%) Sybase
14 9 (0.47%) Citrix
15 8 (0.41%) Facebook
15 8 (0.41%) Twitter
16 7 (0.36%) Remedy
16 7 (0.36%) Perforce
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