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

Location
3 months to
22 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 1201 1152 1250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.77% 22.45% 24.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 58.19% 62.41% 61.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 988 1144
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,750 £51,000
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
2064 1846 2030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 39.13% 35.97% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1881 1593 1813
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,780
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 22 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 22 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 +3 372 £39,000 +11.42% 54
Staffordshire +1 205 £40,000 +6.66% 20
Warwickshire -1 173 £35,000 -6.66% 36
Coventry +6 172 £40,000 -2.43% 22
Worcestershire +1 92 £35,000 - 19
Solihull 0 65 £37,500 -8.53% 13
Shropshire +8 45 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton +1 19 £35,000 +6.06%
Walsall +1 15 £31,250 -0.79% 3
Herefordshire -5 12 £42,500 +10.38% 3
West Bromwich +16 9 £40,000 +40.35%
Sutton Coldfield +4 9 £37,500 +16.27% 2
Halesowen +2 2 £25,000 -
Dudley -16 2 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Bilston - 2 £28,000 -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 (79.17%) C#
2 1316 (55.16%) ASP.NET
3 1290 (54.07%) SQL Server
4 1085 (45.47%) SQL
5 998 (41.83%) HTML
6 967 (40.53%) JavaScript
7 858 (35.96%) MVC
8 836 (35.04%) CSS
9 794 (33.28%) Agile Software Development
10 774 (32.44%) Microsoft
11 579 (24.27%) VB.NET
12 556 (23.30%) jQuery
13 475 (19.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 466 (19.53%) WCF
15 453 (18.99%) .NET Framework
16 395 (16.55%) Visual Studio
17 387 (16.22%) XML
18 386 (16.18%) Windows
19 372 (15.59%) TDD
20 368 (15.42%) HTML5
21 353 (14.79%) T-SQL
22 335 (14.04%) OO
23 318 (13.33%) Web Services
24 305 (12.78%) Java
25 304 (12.74%) Software Engineering
26 290 (12.15%) Scrum
27 284 (11.90%) Degree
28 283 (11.86%) VB
29 282 (11.82%) MS Excel
30 236 (9.89%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 220 (9.22%) SharePoint
2 136 (5.70%) IIS
3 124 (5.20%) Node.js
4 80 (3.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 77 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
6 75 (3.14%) CMS
6 75 (3.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 57 (2.39%) JBoss
8 47 (1.97%) Umbraco
9 23 (0.96%) Tomcat
10 19 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
11 14 (0.59%) WordPress
12 13 (0.54%) NServiceBus
12 13 (0.54%) Apache
13 10 (0.42%) Joomla!
14 8 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (0.34%) DNN
14 8 (0.34%) Drupal
14 8 (0.34%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.34%) concrete5
Applications
1 282 (11.82%) MS Excel
2 57 (2.39%) MS Office
3 26 (1.09%) InfoPath
4 15 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.17%) SPSS
6 3 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.084%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.084%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.084%) Simulink
7 2 (0.084%) Stateflow
7 2 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.042%) InDesign
8 1 (0.042%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 67 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.21%) Magento
4 5 (0.21%) Cordys
5 4 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.084%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.042%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.042%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 70 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (2.47%) Office 365
3 38 (1.59%) SaaS
4 35 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (0.84%) Google Analytics
6 10 (0.42%) Heroku
7 9 (0.38%) IaaS
7 9 (0.38%) GitHub
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 (0.084%) PaaS
11 2 (0.084%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.042%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.042%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.84%) Cisco Nexus
2 42 (1.76%) Internet
3 35 (1.47%) HTTP
4 30 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.59%) Broadband
6 12 (0.50%) LAN
6 12 (0.50%) WAN
7 11 (0.46%) SSL
8 6 (0.25%) Kerberos
8 6 (0.25%) NetScaler
9 5 (0.21%) FTP
10 4 (0.17%) Intranet
10 4 (0.17%) BIG-IP
11 3 (0.13%) 4G
11 3 (0.13%) Extranet
12 2 (0.084%) LDAP
12 2 (0.084%) VPN
12 2 (0.084%) VoIP
12 2 (0.084%) Modbus
12 2 (0.084%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1290 (54.07%) SQL Server
2 236 (9.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 174 (7.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 167 (7.00%) Relational Database
5 114 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 111 (4.65%) MySQL
6 111 (4.65%) NoSQL
7 93 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 90 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 75 (3.14%) RDBMS
10 56 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
11 43 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
12 39 (1.63%) MS Access
13 37 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 28 (1.17%) MongoDB
15 24 (1.01%) DTS
16 22 (0.92%) Oracle Database
17 20 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
18 16 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
19 15 (0.63%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 395 (16.55%) Visual Studio
2 173 (7.25%) Git (software)
3 112 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 112 (4.69%) NUnit
4 82 (3.44%) Subversion
5 74 (3.10%) MSTest
6 71 (2.98%) Moq
7 65 (2.72%) Rhino Mocks
8 27 (1.13%) JIRA
9 24 (1.01%) ReSharper
10 22 (0.92%) Jenkins
11 20 (0.84%) Maven
12 17 (0.71%) Ant
13 13 (0.54%) Hudson
14 11 (0.46%) Mercurial
14 11 (0.46%) Selenium
15 9 (0.38%) AccuRev
16 8 (0.34%) CruiseControl
16 8 (0.34%) TeamCity
17 7 (0.29%) Gradle
General
1 197 (8.26%) Finance
2 61 (2.56%) Retail
3 56 (2.35%) Marketing
4 51 (2.14%) Advertising
5 47 (1.97%) Back Office
6 33 (1.38%) Automotive
7 30 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 19 (0.80%) Games
10 17 (0.71%) Legal
11 12 (0.50%) Law
12 6 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.21%) Local Government
13 5 (0.21%) Banking
13 5 (0.21%) Electronics
14 3 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.13%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.13%) Billing
15 2 (0.084%) Front Office
16 1 (0.042%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1817 (76.15%) Developer
2 873 (36.59%) .NET Developer
3 482 (20.20%) C# Developer
4 353 (14.79%) C# .NET Developer
4 353 (14.79%) Software Developer
5 235 (9.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 225 (9.43%) Senior Developer
7 202 (8.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 178 (7.46%) Web Developer
9 148 (6.20%) Junior
10 120 (5.03%) Senior .NET Developer
11 116 (4.86%) Junior Developer
12 108 (4.53%) Software Engineer
13 102 (4.27%) Analyst
13 102 (4.27%) Architect
14 95 (3.98%) Graduate
15 91 (3.81%) Applications Support
16 90 (3.77%) .NET Software Developer
17 76 (3.19%) Applications Developer
18 73 (3.06%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1316 (55.16%) ASP.NET
2 998 (41.83%) HTML
3 836 (35.04%) CSS
4 556 (23.30%) jQuery
5 475 (19.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 466 (19.53%) WCF
7 453 (18.99%) .NET Framework
8 387 (16.22%) XML
9 368 (15.42%) HTML5
10 318 (13.33%) Web Services
11 195 (8.17%) Ajax
12 192 (8.05%) WPF
13 181 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 179 (7.50%) Entity Framework
15 168 (7.04%) CSS3
16 151 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
17 149 (6.24%) WinForms
18 138 (5.78%) LINQ
19 116 (4.86%) AngularJS
19 116 (4.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 152 (6.37%) Computer Science
2 124 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (4.27%) User Experience
4 85 (3.56%) Mobile App
5 78 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
6 61 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
7 54 (2.26%) N-Tier
8 38 (1.59%) Open Source
9 34 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 29 (1.22%) Client/Server
11 28 (1.17%) Mathematics
11 28 (1.17%) Semantic Web
12 26 (1.09%) Social Media
13 24 (1.01%) BBC
14 23 (0.96%) New Media
15 14 (0.59%) NHS
16 13 (0.54%) iPhone
17 12 (0.50%) Social Network
17 12 (0.50%) Algorithms
18 11 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 386 (16.18%) Windows
2 74 (3.10%) Android
3 61 (2.56%) Linux
4 44 (1.84%) Apple iOS
5 39 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (0.75%) Solaris
7 17 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 15 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (0.54%) UNIX
10 11 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (0.29%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.084%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.042%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.042%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.042%) zOS
14 1 (0.042%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.042%) OS/400
14 1 (0.042%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 858 (35.96%) MVC
2 794 (33.28%) Agile Software Development
3 372 (15.59%) TDD
4 335 (14.04%) OO
5 304 (12.74%) Software Engineering
6 290 (12.15%) Scrum
7 210 (8.80%) Web Application Development
8 194 (8.13%) Web Development
9 168 (7.04%) E-Commerce
10 162 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
11 150 (6.29%) Mentoring
12 142 (5.95%) Unit Testing
13 137 (5.74%) CRM
14 136 (5.70%) Project Management
15 122 (5.11%) BDD
16 107 (4.48%) SOA
17 94 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
18 92 (3.86%) OOP
19 89 (3.73%) Dependency Injection
20 86 (3.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1889 (79.17%) C#
2 1085 (45.47%) SQL
3 967 (40.53%) JavaScript
4 579 (24.27%) VB.NET
5 353 (14.79%) T-SQL
6 305 (12.78%) Java
7 283 (11.86%) VB
8 122 (5.11%) PHP
9 107 (4.48%) VB6
10 93 (3.90%) Ruby
11 89 (3.73%) C++
12 66 (2.77%) VBScript
13 59 (2.47%) PL/SQL
14 53 (2.22%) VBA
15 51 (2.14%) PowerShell
16 45 (1.89%) C
17 40 (1.68%) Python
18 28 (1.17%) Perl
19 17 (0.71%) Objective-C
20 11 (0.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 284 (11.90%) Degree
2 64 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 37 (1.55%) MCSD
5 30 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 22 (0.92%) MCP
7 21 (0.88%) MCTS
8 19 (0.80%) MCAD
9 16 (0.67%) ISEB
10 13 (0.54%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.50%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.29%) HND
13 6 (0.25%) PMP
13 6 (0.25%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.13%) MCPD
15 2 (0.084%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.084%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 1 (0.042%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (2.26%) QA
2 43 (1.80%) SLA
3 10 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.21%) HL7
5 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.13%) TickIT
6 1 (0.042%) GAMP
System Software
1 39 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.42%) Docker
4 5 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.17%) vSphere
5 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (0.92%) Ansible
2 18 (0.75%) Puppet
3 16 (0.67%) Vagrant
4 15 (0.63%) BladeLogic
4 15 (0.63%) Unicenter
4 15 (0.63%) Tivoli
4 15 (0.63%) Nagios
5 12 (0.50%) Control-M
6 9 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.21%) MOM
8 2 (0.084%) Nessus
8 2 (0.084%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.042%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.042%) Plesk
Vendors
1 774 (32.44%) Microsoft
2 234 (9.81%) Oracle
3 61 (2.56%) Google
4 48 (2.01%) Cisco
5 47 (1.97%) Facebook
6 39 (1.63%) Apple
7 34 (1.42%) Cognos
8 27 (1.13%) Adobe
9 24 (1.01%) Sybase
9 24 (1.01%) Sony
9 24 (1.01%) Yahoo!
9 24 (1.01%) Telerik
10 23 (0.96%) Business Objects
11 22 (0.92%) VMware
12 21 (0.88%) Sitecore
13 20 (0.84%) Twitter
14 18 (0.75%) SAP
15 12 (0.50%) Rackspace
15 12 (0.50%) Xamarin
16 11 (0.46%) Metastorm
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwickshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwickshire
JM
Salary: £22000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £60k - 70k per year + 12k bonus, 25 days and free lunch
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 per annum + flexi working, health, parking
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, Benefits, travel expenses
Posted: Yesterday