Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 65 90
Rank change year-on-year -29 +25 -30
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 270 377 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.88% 3.91% 2.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.44% 10.34% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 228 362 327
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

.NET Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,198 3,646 4,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 34.15% 37.83% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,609 3,214 3,491
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in the West Midlands

.NET Framework
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET Framework in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for .NET Framework in the West Midlands

.NET Framework
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET Framework in the West Midlands

.NET Framework
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +18 53 £42,500 +13.33% 15
Birmingham -70 48 £41,750 -7.22% 17
Coventry -33 46 £52,500 +16.67% 7
Warwickshire +27 41 £35,000 -14.63% 4
Solihull +9 26 £30,000 -33.33%
Worcestershire -5 18 £35,000 -17.65% 6
Wolverhampton -8 13 - -
Herefordshire +12 4 £38,500 -0.65%
Shropshire +5 2 £40,000 +48.15% 3
Walsall - 2 £27,500 -
Sutton Coldfield -9 1 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Halesowen - 1 £45,000 -
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 270 (100.00%) .NET
2 231 (85.56%) C#
3 187 (69.26%) Entity Framework
4 178 (65.93%) ASP.NET
5 176 (65.19%) JavaScript
6 171 (63.33%) MVC
7 154 (57.04%) SQL Server
8 148 (54.81%) SQL
9 141 (52.22%) HTML
9 141 (52.22%) CSS
10 137 (50.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 128 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
12 114 (42.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 111 (41.11%) Microsoft
14 100 (37.04%) Web Development
15 94 (34.81%) Microsoft Azure
16 87 (32.22%) WCF
17 84 (31.11%) AngularJS
18 79 (29.26%) jQuery
19 76 (28.15%) Visual Studio
20 66 (24.44%) Git (software)
21 65 (24.07%) Problem-Solving
22 54 (20.00%) PaaS
23 51 (18.89%) Software Engineering
23 51 (18.89%) SharePoint
24 50 (18.52%) T-SQL
24 50 (18.52%) TDD
25 49 (18.15%) Web Services
26 48 (17.78%) IaaS
27 47 (17.41%) SDLC

.NET Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (18.89%) SharePoint
2 34 (12.59%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (8.89%) CMS
4 16 (5.93%) IIS
5 5 (1.85%) Sonic ESB
6 3 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.74%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (2.96%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (2.96%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 35 (12.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 94 (34.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (20.00%) PaaS
3 48 (17.78%) IaaS
4 42 (15.56%) Office 365
5 20 (7.41%) SaaS
5 20 (7.41%) Serverless
6 5 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.74%) NuGet
8 1 (0.37%) GitHub
8 1 (0.37%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.33%) Intranet
2 8 (2.96%) Broadband
2 8 (2.96%) Firewall
3 7 (2.59%) SSL
4 5 (1.85%) Extranet
5 4 (1.48%) Internet
6 3 (1.11%) Hyperconnected
7 1 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (57.04%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.48%) NoSQL
3 20 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 18 (6.67%) Cosmos DB
4 18 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (5.56%) Data Lake
7 14 (5.19%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (3.33%) MySQL
9 9 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.48%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.74%) Redis
12 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.37%) GIS
13 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.37%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 76 (28.15%) Visual Studio
2 66 (24.44%) Git (software)
3 45 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 22 (8.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (4.81%) MSI
5 13 (4.81%) WiX
6 12 (4.44%) Android Studio
7 11 (4.07%) NUnit
8 9 (3.33%) Selenium
9 5 (1.85%) Moq
9 5 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.48%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.48%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.48%) Subversion
11 3 (1.11%) MSTest
11 3 (1.11%) NSubstitute
11 3 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (1.11%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.11%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 44 (16.30%) Finance
2 34 (12.59%) Marketing
3 13 (4.81%) Legal
4 8 (2.96%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.59%) Banking
5 7 (2.59%) Law
6 6 (2.22%) Retail
7 4 (1.48%) Games
8 3 (1.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 236 (87.41%) Developer
2 129 (47.78%) .NET Developer
3 66 (24.44%) C# Developer
4 63 (23.33%) Software Developer
5 57 (21.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 56 (20.74%) C# .NET Developer
7 44 (16.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 35 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 31 (11.48%) .NET Software Developer
10 26 (9.63%) Web Developer
11 22 (8.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 22 (8.15%) Lead Developer
12 21 (7.78%) C# Software Developer
12 21 (7.78%) SQL Developer
13 20 (7.41%) Lead .NET Developer
14 17 (6.30%) .NET Web Developer
14 17 (6.30%) C# WCF Developer
14 17 (6.30%) WCF Developer
15 14 (5.19%) Full Stack Developer
16 12 (4.44%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (100.00%) .NET
2 187 (69.26%) Entity Framework
3 178 (65.93%) ASP.NET
4 141 (52.22%) CSS
4 141 (52.22%) HTML
5 137 (50.74%) ASP.NET Web API
6 114 (42.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 87 (32.22%) WCF
8 84 (31.11%) AngularJS
9 79 (29.26%) jQuery
10 49 (18.15%) Web Services
11 32 (11.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 30 (11.11%) Node.js
13 28 (10.37%) WPF
14 27 (10.00%) Angular 2
14 27 (10.00%) HTML5
14 27 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
15 24 (8.89%) LINQ
16 23 (8.52%) RESTful
17 22 (8.15%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.48%) User Experience
2 30 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (8.52%) Graphic Design
5 20 (7.41%) Mobile App
6 15 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (5.19%) Computer Science
8 13 (4.81%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.48%) Replication
10 1 (0.37%) New Media
10 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.41%) Windows
2 16 (5.93%) Android
3 6 (2.22%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.11%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.74%) Linux
5 2 (0.74%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 2 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (63.33%) MVC
2 128 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (37.04%) Web Development
4 65 (24.07%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (18.89%) Software Engineering
6 50 (18.52%) TDD
7 47 (17.41%) SDLC
8 44 (16.30%) CRM
9 42 (15.56%) Migration
10 39 (14.44%) Analytics
11 33 (12.22%) OO
12 32 (11.85%) Scrum
13 26 (9.63%) Waterfall
14 25 (9.26%) Unit Testing
15 24 (8.89%) Front End Development
16 23 (8.52%) BDD
16 23 (8.52%) OOD
16 23 (8.52%) OOP
17 22 (8.15%) Dependency Injection
17 22 (8.15%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 231 (85.56%) C#
2 176 (65.19%) JavaScript
3 148 (54.81%) SQL
4 50 (18.52%) T-SQL
5 30 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 22 (8.15%) Ruby
7 20 (7.41%) TypeScript
8 19 (7.04%) VB.NET
9 15 (5.56%) Java
10 11 (4.07%) PHP
10 11 (4.07%) VB
11 8 (2.96%) Python
12 3 (1.11%) XAML
13 1 (0.37%) C++
13 1 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (14.07%) Degree
2 17 (6.30%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.22%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.48%) MCSD
6 4 (1.48%) MCTS
7 2 (0.74%) GNVQ
7 2 (0.74%) HND
8 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.59%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.85%) SLA
4 3 (1.11%) QA
5 1 (0.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 38 (14.07%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.81%) Hyper-V
2 13 (4.81%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.48%) Docker
4 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (4.81%) SCCM
1 13 (4.81%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.37%) Puppet
2 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 111 (41.11%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.67%) Xamarin
3 13 (4.81%) VMware
4 10 (3.70%) Sitecore
5 9 (3.33%) Capita
6 8 (2.96%) Adobe
7 7 (2.59%) LexisNexis
8 6 (2.22%) Remedy
9 3 (1.11%) IDERA
10 2 (0.74%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.74%) Google
11 1 (0.37%) Altova
11 1 (0.37%) Facebook
11 1 (0.37%) New Relic
11 1 (0.37%) PayPal
11 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.37%) Stackify
11 1 (0.37%) Telerik