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

Location
3 months to
2 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 1124 997 1133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.96% 18.88% 23.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 56.09% 55.11% 58.74%
Number of salaries quoted 967 903 1005
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
.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
2004 1809 1929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.58% 34.25% 40.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1755 1615 1669
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
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 2 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 2 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 -2 322 £40,000 +6.66% 44
Staffordshire 0 235 £35,000 - 38
Warwickshire -6 144 £35,000 - 19
Coventry -3 93 £40,000 +14.28% 25
Worcestershire 0 85 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Solihull 0 80 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Shropshire +12 29 £42,250 +5.62% 12
Herefordshire +1 19 £31,250 -16.66% 1
Walsall 0 14 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Wolverhampton -3 14 £32,500 +47.72% 8
Dudley 0 7 £30,000 +20.00%
Sutton Coldfield 0 5 £33,000 +10.00% 2
Halesowen +2 1 £40,000 +60.00%
Wednesbury 0 1 £21,500 -14.00% 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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 1759 (74.95%) C#
2 1373 (58.50%) ASP.NET
3 1288 (54.88%) SQL Server
4 1122 (47.81%) SQL
5 919 (39.16%) HTML
6 790 (33.66%) Microsoft
7 784 (33.40%) JavaScript
8 772 (32.89%) CSS
9 731 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
10 725 (30.89%) VB.NET
11 621 (26.46%) MVC
12 499 (21.26%) .NET Framework
13 491 (20.92%) jQuery
14 388 (16.53%) XML
15 349 (14.87%) Windows
16 348 (14.83%) Degree
17 347 (14.78%) Web Services
18 335 (14.27%) WCF
19 334 (14.23%) T-SQL
20 311 (13.25%) Web Development
21 310 (13.21%) Ajax
22 307 (13.08%) Visual Studio
23 293 (12.48%) MS Excel
24 286 (12.19%) ASP.NET MVC
25 284 (12.10%) Scrum
26 282 (12.02%) TDD
27 276 (11.76%) HTML5
28 259 (11.04%) Software Engineering
29 256 (10.91%) SharePoint
30 253 (10.78%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 256 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 127 (5.41%) IIS
3 52 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
4 41 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 40 (1.70%) Node.js
6 29 (1.24%) CMS
7 28 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 26 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
9 24 (1.02%) Umbraco
10 16 (0.68%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.64%) Apache
11 15 (0.64%) MS Exchange
12 14 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
13 12 (0.51%) Tomcat
14 10 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (0.38%) IBM Notes
16 8 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
16 8 (0.34%) Sitefinity
17 7 (0.30%) OpenEdge
17 7 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 293 (12.48%) MS Excel
2 65 (2.77%) MS Office
3 14 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.47%) InfoPath
4 11 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.13%) S-PLUS
6 3 (0.13%) MS Project
7 2 (0.085%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.043%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 150 (6.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 17 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.47%) Magento
6 11 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
7 10 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
8 8 (0.34%) Agresso
9 7 (0.30%) Line 500
9 7 (0.30%) Summit
10 5 (0.21%) e-Work
10 5 (0.21%) Servitor
11 3 (0.13%) Pivotal CRM
12 2 (0.085%) Epicor Vantage
13 1 (0.043%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 1 (0.043%) Lawson
13 1 (0.043%) MFGPRO
13 1 (0.043%) Maximo
13 1 (0.043%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (1.28%) SaaS
3 16 (0.68%) Office 365
4 2 (0.085%) GitHub
5 1 (0.043%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.043%) Heroku
5 1 (0.043%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (3.88%) Internet
2 53 (2.26%) Intranet
3 21 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.64%) SAN
4 15 (0.64%) Wireshark
5 12 (0.51%) HTTP
6 9 (0.38%) LAN
6 9 (0.38%) WAN
7 8 (0.34%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.30%) ATM
9 3 (0.13%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.13%) Extranet
9 3 (0.13%) iBeacon
10 2 (0.085%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (0.085%) Firewall
10 2 (0.085%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.085%) VLAN
10 2 (0.085%) DNS
10 2 (0.085%) DHCP
11 1 (0.043%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1288 (54.88%) SQL Server
2 231 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 194 (8.27%) Relational Database
4 189 (8.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 121 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 116 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 115 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 87 (3.71%) RDBMS
9 74 (3.15%) Crystal Reports
10 60 (2.56%) Oracle Database
11 43 (1.83%) MySQL
12 39 (1.66%) MS Access
13 32 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 32 (1.36%) NoSQL
14 25 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (0.89%) Cognos Analysis Studio
15 21 (0.89%) Cognos Report Studio
15 21 (0.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
16 15 (0.64%) OLAP
16 15 (0.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 307 (13.08%) Visual Studio
2 150 (6.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 91 (3.88%) Subversion
4 76 (3.24%) Git (software)
5 48 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
6 46 (1.96%) NUnit
7 38 (1.62%) MSTest
8 35 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
9 34 (1.45%) Moq
9 34 (1.45%) JIRA
10 22 (0.94%) ReSharper
11 10 (0.43%) Mercurial
12 9 (0.38%) Selenium
12 9 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
13 7 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (0.30%) Jenkins
14 6 (0.26%) Eclipse
15 5 (0.21%) Maven
15 5 (0.21%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.21%) Hudson
General
1 190 (8.10%) Finance
2 82 (3.49%) Automotive
3 78 (3.32%) Advertising
4 76 (3.24%) Retail
5 57 (2.43%) Manufacturing
6 47 (2.00%) Games
7 34 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.15%) Law
9 25 (1.07%) Legal
10 22 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 22 (0.94%) Marketing
11 18 (0.77%) Aerospace
12 15 (0.64%) Banking
13 8 (0.34%) Back Office
13 8 (0.34%) Billing
14 6 (0.26%) Military
15 3 (0.13%) Electronics
15 3 (0.13%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.13%) Local Government
16 2 (0.085%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1793 (76.40%) Developer
2 948 (40.39%) .NET Developer
3 476 (20.28%) C# Developer
4 357 (15.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 327 (13.93%) ASP.NET Developer
6 324 (13.80%) Software Developer
7 298 (12.70%) Senior Developer
8 195 (8.31%) Web Developer
9 183 (7.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 170 (7.24%) Analyst
11 145 (6.18%) VB.NET Developer
12 138 (5.88%) Junior
13 122 (5.20%) Senior .NET Developer
14 118 (5.03%) Junior Developer
15 116 (4.94%) Software Engineer
16 97 (4.13%) .NET Software Developer
17 95 (4.05%) Graduate
18 93 (3.96%) Programmer
19 80 (3.41%) .NET Web Developer
20 78 (3.32%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1373 (58.50%) ASP.NET
2 919 (39.16%) HTML
3 772 (32.89%) CSS
4 499 (21.26%) .NET Framework
5 491 (20.92%) jQuery
6 388 (16.53%) XML
7 347 (14.78%) Web Services
8 335 (14.27%) WCF
9 310 (13.21%) Ajax
10 286 (12.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 276 (11.76%) HTML5
12 234 (9.97%) WPF
13 173 (7.37%) WinForms
14 170 (7.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 148 (6.31%) LINQ
16 147 (6.26%) CSS3
17 122 (5.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 81 (3.45%) XSLT
19 71 (3.03%) Silverlight
20 66 (2.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 177 (7.54%) Computer Science
2 96 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (3.88%) N-Tier
4 81 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 59 (2.51%) Mathematics
6 44 (1.87%) Algorithms
7 41 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 35 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
9 28 (1.19%) Client/Server
10 24 (1.02%) Management Information System
11 19 (0.81%) Smartcard
11 19 (0.81%) Physics
12 18 (0.77%) User Experience
13 17 (0.72%) iPhone
14 16 (0.68%) Semantic Web
15 15 (0.64%) Open Source
16 14 (0.60%) iPad
17 13 (0.55%) Data Structures
17 13 (0.55%) Visualisation
18 12 (0.51%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 349 (14.87%) Windows
2 39 (1.66%) Android
3 31 (1.32%) UNIX
4 30 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.07%) Linux
7 23 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (0.94%) Windows 8
8 22 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (0.34%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.13%) Solaris
12 2 (0.085%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.085%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.043%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.043%) AIX
13 1 (0.043%) HPUX
13 1 (0.043%) Debian
13 1 (0.043%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.043%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 731 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
2 621 (26.46%) MVC
3 311 (13.25%) Web Development
4 284 (12.10%) Scrum
5 282 (12.02%) TDD
6 259 (11.04%) Software Engineering
7 253 (10.78%) OO
8 230 (9.80%) CRM
9 158 (6.73%) E-Commerce
10 152 (6.48%) Unit Testing
11 128 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
12 119 (5.07%) Mentoring
13 106 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
14 104 (4.43%) BDD
15 99 (4.22%) OOP
16 91 (3.88%) SOA
16 91 (3.88%) Web Application Development
17 77 (3.28%) ERP
18 70 (2.98%) OOD
18 70 (2.98%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1759 (74.95%) C#
2 1122 (47.81%) SQL
3 784 (33.40%) JavaScript
4 725 (30.89%) VB.NET
5 334 (14.23%) T-SQL
6 245 (10.44%) VB
7 147 (6.26%) Java
8 103 (4.39%) C++
9 87 (3.71%) PHP
10 85 (3.62%) XAML
11 83 (3.54%) VB6
12 43 (1.83%) Ruby
13 41 (1.75%) VBA
14 32 (1.36%) C
15 29 (1.24%) PL/SQL
16 23 (0.98%) Python
17 15 (0.64%) VC++
17 15 (0.64%) PowerShell
18 12 (0.51%) VBScript
18 12 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 348 (14.83%) Degree
2 100 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (1.92%) MCSD
4 32 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 23 (0.98%) MCP
6 20 (0.85%) MCTS
7 16 (0.68%) MCAD
8 14 (0.60%) SC Cleared
9 11 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (0.47%) ISEB
10 9 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (0.34%) MCITP
11 8 (0.34%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.26%) PhD
12 6 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.17%) HND
14 2 (0.085%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.043%) CEH
15 1 (0.043%) MCPD
15 1 (0.043%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.39%) QA
2 41 (1.75%) SLA
3 19 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.30%) ISO 9000
4 7 (0.30%) TickIT
5 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.043%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.34%) XenApp
3 7 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.26%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.085%) Nmap
5 2 (0.085%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.043%) IAG
6 1 (0.043%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (0.43%) Data Guard
2 8 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (0.26%) MAILsweeper
4 4 (0.17%) SCOM
5 3 (0.13%) SCCM
5 3 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.085%) Nessus
7 1 (0.043%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.043%) Puppet
Vendors
1 790 (33.66%) Microsoft
2 186 (7.93%) Oracle
3 38 (1.62%) IBM
4 36 (1.53%) Cognos
5 31 (1.32%) Apple
5 31 (1.32%) AccuRev
6 30 (1.28%) Sitecore
6 30 (1.28%) Business Objects
7 25 (1.07%) Facebook
8 21 (0.89%) SAP
9 18 (0.77%) HP
10 16 (0.68%) Sybase
11 14 (0.60%) Adobe
11 14 (0.60%) VMware
12 13 (0.55%) Citrix
13 11 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (0.38%) Lotus
14 9 (0.38%) Talend
14 9 (0.38%) DevExpress
14 9 (0.38%) Netezza
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £35000 per annum + benefits - pension etc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, relaxed environment
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Cannock, Staffordshire
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
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Warwick, Warwickshire
Roc Search
Posted: 17 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: 26,000 to £42,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Work from home option
Posted: 18 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + h/c, pension etc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
Code Red Associates
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - Plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday