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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1213 794 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.62% 18.96% 23.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 64.18% 55.72% 59.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1098 655 997
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
.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
1890 1425 1855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.80% 34.03% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1695 1196 1674
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

.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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +4 401 £37,500 - 70
Staffordshire +1 218 £38,750 +10.71% 54
Warwickshire +2 166 £40,000 +2.23% 28
Coventry +4 152 £40,000 +2.56% 20
Solihull +3 90 £37,500 -6.25% 18
Worcestershire +2 78 £34,750 -7.33% 22
Shropshire +12 36 £39,000 +4.00% 9
Walsall -1 23 £32,500 -2.98% 3
Herefordshire 0 19 £36,500 -5.19% 1
Wolverhampton -10 11 £32,500 -10.34% 6
Dudley -2 6 £35,000 +16.66%
West Bromwich +5 3 - - 1
Sutton Coldfield +1 3 £37,500 +11.94% 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1814 (77.13%) C#
2 1360 (57.82%) ASP.NET
3 1284 (54.59%) SQL Server
4 1114 (47.36%) SQL
5 1028 (43.71%) HTML
6 971 (41.28%) JavaScript
7 861 (36.61%) CSS
8 849 (36.10%) MVC
9 791 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
10 724 (30.78%) Microsoft
11 673 (28.61%) VB.NET
12 605 (25.72%) jQuery
13 504 (21.43%) .NET Framework
14 418 (17.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 380 (16.16%) Windows
16 371 (15.77%) WCF
17 364 (15.48%) Visual Studio
18 363 (15.43%) HTML5
19 361 (15.35%) T-SQL
20 357 (15.18%) TDD
21 351 (14.92%) XML
22 335 (14.24%) Scrum
23 329 (13.99%) OO
24 318 (13.52%) Web Services
25 300 (12.76%) Ajax
26 298 (12.67%) MS Excel
27 297 (12.63%) Software Engineering
28 292 (12.41%) VB
29 289 (12.29%) Degree
30 285 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 246 (10.46%) SharePoint
2 141 (5.99%) IIS
3 98 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 93 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
5 82 (3.49%) Node.js
6 80 (3.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 62 (2.64%) CMS
8 46 (1.96%) Umbraco
9 34 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
10 29 (1.23%) Tomcat
11 26 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
12 25 (1.06%) JBoss
13 16 (0.68%) Drupal
14 15 (0.64%) WordPress
15 14 (0.60%) Apache
16 11 (0.47%) MS Exchange
16 11 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (0.47%) Joomla!
17 9 (0.38%) NServiceBus
17 9 (0.38%) concrete5
Applications
1 298 (12.67%) MS Excel
2 87 (3.70%) MS Office
3 17 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.51%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.17%) SPSS
6 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.085%) MS Project
7 2 (0.085%) Simulink
7 2 (0.085%) Stateflow
7 2 (0.085%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 106 (4.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 8 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.34%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.30%) Magento
6 7 (0.30%) Line 500
7 5 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.17%) Servitor
9 3 (0.13%) Epicor Vantage
10 2 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.043%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.043%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 60 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (2.30%) Office 365
3 38 (1.62%) SaaS
4 16 (0.68%) GitHub
5 10 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.34%) Heroku
7 4 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
7 4 (0.17%) Trello
8 2 (0.085%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.085%) IaaS
8 2 (0.085%) Joyent
8 2 (0.085%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.043%) Force.com
9 1 (0.043%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.17%) Internet
2 32 (1.36%) TCP/IP
3 29 (1.23%) Intranet
4 21 (0.89%) HTTP
5 20 (0.85%) LAN
5 20 (0.85%) WAN
6 18 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (0.60%) Broadband
8 10 (0.43%) SAN
9 5 (0.21%) FTP
10 4 (0.17%) DHCP
10 4 (0.17%) SSL
10 4 (0.17%) DNS
10 4 (0.17%) Extranet
10 4 (0.17%) BIG-IP
10 4 (0.17%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.13%) 4G
11 3 (0.13%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.085%) VPN
12 2 (0.085%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1284 (54.59%) SQL Server
2 285 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 185 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 153 (6.51%) Relational Database
5 117 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 110 (4.68%) MySQL
7 106 (4.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 104 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 78 (3.32%) RDBMS
10 66 (2.81%) Crystal Reports
11 54 (2.30%) NoSQL
12 45 (1.91%) MS Access
13 38 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 25 (1.06%) Oracle Database
15 22 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (0.68%) MongoDB
17 12 (0.51%) Redis
17 12 (0.51%) Big Data
18 11 (0.47%) Cognos Analysis Studio
18 11 (0.47%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 364 (15.48%) Visual Studio
2 144 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 114 (4.85%) Git (software)
4 103 (4.38%) NUnit
5 67 (2.85%) MSTest
6 62 (2.64%) Rhino Mocks
6 62 (2.64%) Moq
7 56 (2.38%) Subversion
8 39 (1.66%) ReSharper
9 21 (0.89%) Jenkins
10 17 (0.72%) JIRA
11 15 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
12 11 (0.47%) AccuRev
12 11 (0.47%) Selenium
12 11 (0.47%) QUnit
13 10 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
13 10 (0.43%) Maven
14 9 (0.38%) Hudson
14 9 (0.38%) Grunt
14 9 (0.38%) Yeoman
General
1 190 (8.08%) Finance
2 69 (2.93%) Advertising
3 65 (2.76%) Marketing
4 54 (2.30%) Retail
4 54 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 42 (1.79%) Automotive
6 28 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 27 (1.15%) Back Office
8 13 (0.55%) Legal
9 12 (0.51%) Banking
10 6 (0.26%) Games
10 6 (0.26%) Law
11 5 (0.21%) Billing
11 5 (0.21%) Local Government
12 4 (0.17%) Electronics
13 2 (0.085%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.085%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.043%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.043%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1759 (74.79%) Developer
2 875 (37.20%) .NET Developer
3 442 (18.79%) C# Developer
4 352 (14.97%) Software Developer
5 336 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 272 (11.56%) Senior Developer
7 259 (11.01%) ASP.NET Developer
8 190 (8.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 182 (7.74%) Web Developer
10 155 (6.59%) Analyst
11 138 (5.87%) Junior
12 128 (5.44%) Senior .NET Developer
13 115 (4.89%) Junior Developer
14 98 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
14 98 (4.17%) Software Engineer
15 88 (3.74%) VB.NET Developer
16 87 (3.70%) Graduate
17 82 (3.49%) Architect
18 81 (3.44%) Applications Support
19 79 (3.36%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1360 (57.82%) ASP.NET
2 1028 (43.71%) HTML
3 861 (36.61%) CSS
4 605 (25.72%) jQuery
5 504 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 418 (17.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 371 (15.77%) WCF
8 363 (15.43%) HTML5
9 351 (14.92%) XML
10 318 (13.52%) Web Services
11 300 (12.76%) Ajax
12 257 (10.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 189 (8.04%) WPF
14 179 (7.61%) CSS3
15 156 (6.63%) LINQ
16 133 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 131 (5.57%) KnockoutJS
18 122 (5.19%) WinForms
19 116 (4.93%) ASP.NET Web API
20 115 (4.89%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 118 (5.02%) Computer Science
2 115 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (2.93%) User Experience
4 68 (2.89%) Mobile App
4 68 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
5 62 (2.64%) Inversion of Control
6 52 (2.21%) N-Tier
7 38 (1.62%) Management Information System
8 31 (1.32%) Mathematics
8 31 (1.32%) Semantic Web
9 25 (1.06%) Open Source
9 25 (1.06%) New Media
10 23 (0.98%) iPhone
10 23 (0.98%) Client/Server
11 16 (0.68%) Visualisation
12 15 (0.64%) Smartcard
13 14 (0.60%) BBC
13 14 (0.60%) Social Media
14 12 (0.51%) iPad
15 11 (0.47%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 380 (16.16%) Windows
2 62 (2.64%) Linux
3 59 (2.51%) Android
4 36 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 34 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (0.85%) Windows 8
7 19 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (0.77%) Windows 7
8 18 (0.77%) UNIX
9 17 (0.72%) Solaris
10 15 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.13%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.043%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.043%) AIX
13 1 (0.043%) OS/400
13 1 (0.043%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.043%) zOS
13 1 (0.043%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 849 (36.10%) MVC
2 791 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
3 357 (15.18%) TDD
4 335 (14.24%) Scrum
5 329 (13.99%) OO
6 297 (12.63%) Software Engineering
7 194 (8.25%) Web Development
8 184 (7.82%) CRM
9 152 (6.46%) E-Commerce
10 151 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
11 141 (5.99%) Web Application Development
12 135 (5.74%) Unit Testing
13 133 (5.65%) Mentoring
14 120 (5.10%) OOP
15 119 (5.06%) Project Management
16 104 (4.42%) Responsive Web Design
17 97 (4.12%) Dependency Injection
18 89 (3.78%) BDD
19 87 (3.70%) Kanban
20 82 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1814 (77.13%) C#
2 1114 (47.36%) SQL
3 971 (41.28%) JavaScript
4 673 (28.61%) VB.NET
5 361 (15.35%) T-SQL
6 292 (12.41%) VB
7 227 (9.65%) Java
8 136 (5.78%) PHP
9 107 (4.55%) VB6
10 70 (2.98%) C++
11 68 (2.89%) VBA
12 59 (2.51%) Ruby
13 55 (2.34%) PL/SQL
14 42 (1.79%) Python
15 38 (1.62%) XAML
16 31 (1.32%) PowerShell
17 30 (1.28%) VBScript
18 29 (1.23%) C
19 25 (1.06%) Perl
20 17 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 289 (12.29%) Degree
2 102 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 74 (3.15%) VCP4
4 46 (1.96%) MCSD
5 42 (1.79%) MCTS
6 41 (1.74%) MCP
7 34 (1.45%) Security Cleared
8 29 (1.23%) MCAD
9 15 (0.64%) ISEB
10 13 (0.55%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.47%) SC Cleared
12 10 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.30%) HND
14 5 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.13%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.13%) MCSE
15 3 (0.13%) MCSA
15 3 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (2.55%) QA
2 26 (1.11%) SLA
3 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.043%) TickIT
6 1 (0.043%) HL7
System Software
1 43 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.43%) Docker
4 9 (0.38%) XenApp
5 5 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.17%) vSphere
6 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.085%) Nmap
8 1 (0.043%) IAG
8 1 (0.043%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (0.68%) Ansible
2 14 (0.60%) Unicenter
2 14 (0.60%) Tivoli
2 14 (0.60%) Nagios
2 14 (0.60%) BladeLogic
3 12 (0.51%) Vagrant
4 11 (0.47%) Control-M
4 11 (0.47%) Puppet
5 5 (0.21%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (0.21%) MAILsweeper
6 3 (0.13%) Nessus
6 3 (0.13%) MOM
6 3 (0.13%) SCCM
7 2 (0.085%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.043%) Plesk
8 1 (0.043%) CORE IMPACT
8 1 (0.043%) SCOM
Vendors
1 724 (30.78%) Microsoft
2 199 (8.46%) Oracle
3 38 (1.62%) Apple
4 34 (1.45%) Sitecore
5 31 (1.32%) Google
5 31 (1.32%) Facebook
5 31 (1.32%) Sybase
6 29 (1.23%) VMware
7 24 (1.02%) Twitter
7 24 (1.02%) Cognos
8 21 (0.89%) Cisco
9 19 (0.81%) Adobe
10 15 (0.64%) Citrix
10 15 (0.64%) IBM
10 15 (0.64%) SAP
11 14 (0.60%) Sony
11 14 (0.60%) Yahoo!
12 12 (0.51%) Telerik
12 12 (0.51%) Business Objects
13 11 (0.47%) Sage
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