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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1118 1022 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.45% 19.22% 23.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 56.07% 53.45% 58.26%
Number of salaries quoted 981 926 983
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
.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
1994 1912 1883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.69% 35.95% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1768 1710 1659
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 October 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 October 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 -2 323 £37,500 +1.35% 47
Staffordshire 0 223 £35,000 - 25
Warwickshire -6 162 £37,500 +7.14% 25
Coventry 0 110 £40,000 +9.58% 22
Solihull +1 83 £37,500 - 6
Worcestershire -2 68 £35,000 -4.10% 9
Shropshire +17 24 £35,250 +17.50% 7
Walsall +7 19 £37,500 +9.48% 4
Herefordshire +1 17 £31,000 -17.33% 3
Wolverhampton 0 17 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Sutton Coldfield +1 9 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Dudley -3 5 £30,000 +20.00%
Halesowen 0 1 £40,000 +60.00%
Wednesbury 0 1 £21,500 -14.00%
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1754 (75.54%) C#
2 1367 (58.87%) ASP.NET
3 1292 (55.64%) SQL Server
4 1098 (47.29%) SQL
5 944 (40.65%) HTML
6 827 (35.62%) JavaScript
7 792 (34.11%) Microsoft
8 779 (33.55%) CSS
9 728 (31.35%) VB.NET
10 725 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
11 683 (29.41%) MVC
12 524 (22.57%) jQuery
13 506 (21.79%) .NET Framework
14 379 (16.32%) XML
15 362 (15.59%) Web Services
16 349 (15.03%) Degree
17 344 (14.81%) Windows
17 344 (14.81%) T-SQL
18 332 (14.30%) WCF
19 322 (13.87%) Visual Studio
20 318 (13.70%) Ajax
21 307 (13.22%) ASP.NET MVC
22 303 (13.05%) MS Excel
23 293 (12.62%) Scrum
24 291 (12.53%) Web Development
25 281 (12.10%) TDD
26 278 (11.97%) SharePoint
27 276 (11.89%) HTML5
28 271 (11.67%) OO
29 264 (11.37%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 278 (11.97%) SharePoint
2 133 (5.73%) IIS
3 59 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
4 50 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 38 (1.64%) Node.js
6 32 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 32 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
7 30 (1.29%) CMS
8 22 (0.95%) Umbraco
9 16 (0.69%) WebSphere
10 15 (0.65%) Apache
11 14 (0.60%) MS Exchange
12 13 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (0.47%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.39%) IBM Notes
14 9 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (0.39%) Drupal
14 9 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (0.34%) Sitefinity
15 8 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 303 (13.05%) MS Excel
2 71 (3.06%) MS Office
3 15 (0.65%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.56%) InfoPath
5 11 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.13%) MS Project
7 3 (0.13%) SPSS
8 2 (0.086%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.086%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.043%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 152 (6.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 17 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.47%) Magento
7 9 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
8 8 (0.34%) Agresso
8 8 (0.34%) Line 500
9 7 (0.30%) Summit
10 5 (0.22%) e-Work
10 5 (0.22%) Servitor
11 3 (0.13%) Epicor Vantage
11 3 (0.13%) Pivotal CRM
12 1 (0.043%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 1 (0.043%) MFGPRO
12 1 (0.043%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (1.08%) SaaS
3 19 (0.82%) Office 365
4 5 (0.22%) GitHub
5 1 (0.043%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.043%) PaaS
5 1 (0.043%) Heroku
5 1 (0.043%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (3.53%) Internet
2 55 (2.37%) Intranet
3 17 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.52%) SAN
5 11 (0.47%) HTTP
6 10 (0.43%) Wireshark
7 9 (0.39%) HTTPS
8 8 (0.34%) LAN
8 8 (0.34%) WAN
9 7 (0.30%) ATM
10 3 (0.13%) DHCP
10 3 (0.13%) DNS
11 2 (0.086%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.086%) Firewall
11 2 (0.086%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.086%) VLAN
11 2 (0.086%) iBeacon
12 1 (0.043%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.043%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.043%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1292 (55.64%) SQL Server
2 251 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 190 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 189 (8.14%) Relational Database
5 124 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 116 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 114 (4.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 82 (3.53%) RDBMS
9 72 (3.10%) Crystal Reports
10 56 (2.41%) Oracle Database
11 49 (2.11%) MySQL
12 45 (1.94%) MS Access
13 34 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 25 (1.08%) NoSQL
14 25 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (0.90%) Cognos Analysis Studio
15 21 (0.90%) Cognos Report Studio
15 21 (0.90%) Cognos Framework Manager
16 18 (0.78%) OLAP
17 14 (0.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 322 (13.87%) Visual Studio
2 171 (7.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 98 (4.22%) Subversion
4 70 (3.01%) Git (software)
5 50 (2.15%) NUnit
6 44 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
7 40 (1.72%) MSTest
8 37 (1.59%) Moq
9 35 (1.51%) Rhino Mocks
10 30 (1.29%) ReSharper
11 24 (1.03%) JIRA
12 10 (0.43%) Mercurial
13 8 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
13 8 (0.34%) Jenkins
14 7 (0.30%) QUnit
15 6 (0.26%) Eclipse
16 5 (0.22%) Selenium
16 5 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 5 (0.22%) MSBuild
General
1 191 (8.23%) Finance
2 88 (3.79%) Advertising
3 80 (3.45%) Automotive
4 70 (3.01%) Retail
5 54 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 40 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 36 (1.55%) Games
8 27 (1.16%) Legal
8 27 (1.16%) Marketing
9 26 (1.12%) Law
10 18 (0.78%) Banking
11 16 (0.69%) Aerospace
12 13 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.47%) Back Office
14 8 (0.34%) Billing
15 5 (0.22%) Military
16 4 (0.17%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.13%) Local Government
18 2 (0.086%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.086%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1758 (75.71%) Developer
2 908 (39.10%) .NET Developer
3 471 (20.28%) C# Developer
4 351 (15.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 322 (13.87%) Software Developer
6 307 (13.22%) ASP.NET Developer
7 294 (12.66%) Senior Developer
8 191 (8.23%) Web Developer
9 180 (7.75%) Analyst
9 180 (7.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 140 (6.03%) Junior
11 130 (5.60%) VB.NET Developer
12 120 (5.17%) Junior Developer
13 113 (4.87%) Senior .NET Developer
14 106 (4.57%) Software Engineer
15 91 (3.92%) Graduate
16 90 (3.88%) .NET Web Developer
17 88 (3.79%) .NET Software Developer
18 87 (3.75%) Programmer
19 71 (3.06%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1367 (58.87%) ASP.NET
2 944 (40.65%) HTML
3 779 (33.55%) CSS
4 524 (22.57%) jQuery
5 506 (21.79%) .NET Framework
6 379 (16.32%) XML
7 362 (15.59%) Web Services
8 332 (14.30%) WCF
9 318 (13.70%) Ajax
10 307 (13.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 276 (11.89%) HTML5
12 237 (10.21%) WPF
13 215 (9.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 161 (6.93%) WinForms
15 155 (6.68%) LINQ
16 146 (6.29%) CSS3
17 125 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 82 (3.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 80 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
20 77 (3.32%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 174 (7.49%) Computer Science
2 86 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (2.89%) Mobile App
4 65 (2.80%) N-Tier
5 55 (2.37%) Mathematics
6 43 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 37 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
8 34 (1.46%) Algorithms
9 29 (1.25%) Client/Server
10 24 (1.03%) Management Information System
11 22 (0.95%) User Experience
12 21 (0.90%) Smartcard
13 18 (0.78%) Semantic Web
14 17 (0.73%) Visualisation
15 15 (0.65%) iPhone
16 14 (0.60%) Physics
17 13 (0.56%) iPad
17 13 (0.56%) Data Structures
17 13 (0.56%) Open Source
18 11 (0.47%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 344 (14.81%) Windows
2 38 (1.64%) Android
3 28 (1.21%) UNIX
4 27 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (1.16%) Linux
5 26 (1.12%) Windows 8
6 25 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 22 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (0.34%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.17%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.086%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.043%) HPUX
13 1 (0.043%) Solaris
13 1 (0.043%) Debian
13 1 (0.043%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 725 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
2 683 (29.41%) MVC
3 293 (12.62%) Scrum
4 291 (12.53%) Web Development
5 281 (12.10%) TDD
6 271 (11.67%) OO
7 264 (11.37%) Software Engineering
8 241 (10.38%) CRM
9 150 (6.46%) E-Commerce
10 140 (6.03%) Unit Testing
11 118 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
12 113 (4.87%) Mentoring
13 108 (4.65%) OOP
13 108 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
14 101 (4.35%) BDD
15 88 (3.79%) Web Application Development
16 82 (3.53%) SOA
17 77 (3.32%) Project Management
18 75 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
19 72 (3.10%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1754 (75.54%) C#
2 1098 (47.29%) SQL
3 827 (35.62%) JavaScript
4 728 (31.35%) VB.NET
5 344 (14.81%) T-SQL
6 253 (10.90%) VB
7 137 (5.90%) Java
8 95 (4.09%) PHP
9 91 (3.92%) C++
10 87 (3.75%) XAML
11 78 (3.36%) VB6
12 51 (2.20%) VBA
13 40 (1.72%) Ruby
14 34 (1.46%) PL/SQL
15 27 (1.16%) C
16 21 (0.90%) Python
17 17 (0.73%) PowerShell
18 15 (0.65%) VBScript
19 13 (0.56%) VC++
20 12 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 349 (15.03%) Degree
2 103 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (1.85%) MCSD
4 29 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 27 (1.16%) MCP
6 24 (1.03%) MCTS
7 17 (0.73%) MCAD
8 13 (0.56%) SC Cleared
9 11 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 11 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (0.47%) ISEB
10 8 (0.34%) MCITP
10 8 (0.34%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.26%) PhD
12 5 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.13%) MCSE
13 3 (0.13%) MCSA
14 2 (0.086%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.043%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.043%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (2.50%) QA
2 40 (1.72%) SLA
3 15 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.22%) TickIT
5 5 (0.22%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.043%) COBIT
System Software
1 29 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.34%) XenApp
3 5 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.086%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.043%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.043%) Nmap
5 1 (0.043%) IAG
Systems Management
1 12 (0.52%) Data Guard
2 5 (0.22%) MAILsweeper
2 5 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.17%) SCCM
4 3 (0.13%) SCOM
5 2 (0.086%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.043%) Puppet
6 1 (0.043%) Nessus
Vendors
1 792 (34.11%) Microsoft
2 180 (7.75%) Oracle
3 37 (1.59%) IBM
4 36 (1.55%) Cognos
5 30 (1.29%) Apple
5 30 (1.29%) Sitecore
6 27 (1.16%) Business Objects
7 25 (1.08%) Facebook
8 20 (0.86%) AccuRev
9 18 (0.78%) Sybase
10 17 (0.73%) SAP
11 14 (0.60%) Adobe
11 14 (0.60%) HP
12 13 (0.56%) Twitter
13 11 (0.47%) VMware
14 10 (0.43%) Sage
14 10 (0.43%) Citrix
15 9 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (0.39%) Lotus
16 8 (0.34%) Infragistics
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: 26,000 to £42,000
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Worcestershire
ISL
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + care scheme, bonus etc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Fuel, Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £350000.00 - £400000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, flexitime, pension etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55K to 65 + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday