Period
to 14 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 11 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 600 642 998
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.39% 12.90% 12.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.94% 45.18% 41.10%
Number of salaries quoted 510 578 874
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,675 £29,430
25th Percentile £37,500 £32,813 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £73,875 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +6.64%

.NET 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 1,717 1,421 2,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.60% 28.55% 31.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,400 1,270 2,002
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,750 £35,063 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.47% +3.61%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +4.55% +2.33% +7.50%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in the West Midlands

.NET
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for .NET in the West Midlands

.NET
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

Salary histogram for .NET in the West Midlands

.NET
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 May 2021. 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
Birmingham +3 283 £52,500 +10.53% 80
Warwickshire +27 64 £45,500 -9.00% 17
Coventry +14 50 £37,500 -16.67% 22
Staffordshire -11 42 £40,000 - 22
Worcestershire -17 40 £40,000 +3.90% 10
Solihull +10 29 £42,500 -22.73% 8
Herefordshire +6 16 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Wolverhampton -19 11 £45,000 -16.28% 3
Dudley - 10 £45,500 -
Walsall -2 6 £33,500 -16.25% 1
Shropshire -16 6 £34,250 +2.24% 2
West Bromwich +5 2 - -
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, IT jobs citing .NET 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.

1 469 (78.17%) C#
2 323 (53.83%) SQL
3 308 (51.33%) Azure
4 302 (50.33%) JavaScript
5 296 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
6 231 (38.50%) CSS
7 226 (37.67%) HTML
8 225 (37.50%) Microsoft
9 213 (35.50%) ASP.NET
10 198 (33.00%) SQL Server
11 182 (30.33%) .NET Core
12 177 (29.50%) AngularJS
13 173 (28.83%) DevOps
14 161 (26.83%) MVC
15 160 (26.67%) .NET Framework
16 119 (19.83%) jQuery
17 103 (17.17%) React
18 102 (17.00%) SDLC
19 101 (16.83%) REST
20 97 (16.17%) Greenfield Project
21 95 (15.83%) Social Skills
22 94 (15.67%) Microservices
23 88 (14.67%) Software Engineering
24 87 (14.50%) ASP.NET MVC
25 85 (14.17%) T-SQL
26 83 (13.83%) TDD
27 76 (12.67%) Docker
28 75 (12.50%) Entity Framework
29 71 (11.83%) Scrum
30 67 (11.17%) Web Services

.NET
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 37 (6.17%) Umbraco
2 27 (4.50%) CMS
3 17 (2.83%) Confluence
4 13 (2.17%) IIS
5 7 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.67%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.50%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.33%) Apache
9 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.17%) Liferay
10 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (1.67%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.67%) Bond Adapt
5 4 (0.67%) Magento
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.33%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 308 (51.33%) Azure
2 57 (9.50%) AWS
3 38 (6.33%) SaaS
4 34 (5.67%) Dynamics 365
4 34 (5.67%) Power Platform
5 25 (4.17%) PowerApps
6 21 (3.50%) Azure Logic Apps
7 20 (3.33%) PaaS
8 18 (3.00%) Azure Key Vault
8 18 (3.00%) Azure Service Bus
8 18 (3.00%) Power Automate
9 16 (2.67%) GitHub
10 15 (2.50%) IaaS
11 14 (2.33%) OpenShift
12 11 (1.83%) GCP
12 11 (1.83%) Microsoft 365
12 11 (1.83%) Serverless
13 10 (1.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 8 (1.33%) Azure Stack
15 7 (1.17%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.83%) Skype
2 10 (1.67%) AMQP
3 8 (1.33%) Firewall
4 5 (0.83%) DNS
5 4 (0.67%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.67%) VPN
6 3 (0.50%) HTTP
7 2 (0.33%) Network Security
7 2 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.17%) DHCP
8 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.17%) Internet
8 1 (0.17%) Modbus
8 1 (0.17%) SMTP
8 1 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (33.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.83%) NoSQL
3 16 (2.67%) Power BI
4 14 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 14 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 14 (2.33%) Redis
5 13 (2.17%) Big Data
6 12 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.00%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.33%) QlikView
10 8 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.00%) GIS
12 6 (1.00%) MySQL
13 5 (0.83%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 41 (6.83%) Visual Studio
2 29 (4.83%) Visual Studio Team System
3 24 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 23 (3.83%) Git (software)
5 21 (3.50%) JIRA
6 14 (2.33%) Selenium
6 14 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (1.67%) SpecFlow
8 9 (1.50%) NUnit
9 8 (1.33%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.17%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (1.00%) GitLab
11 6 (1.00%) Visual Studio Code
12 5 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.83%) MSTest
13 4 (0.67%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.50%) Moq
14 3 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 95 (15.83%) Social Skills
2 63 (10.50%) Finance
3 34 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.33%) Back Office
4 14 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 14 (2.33%) Public Sector
5 9 (1.50%) Marketing
6 7 (1.17%) Digital Economy
6 7 (1.17%) Legal
6 7 (1.17%) Publishing
7 6 (1.00%) Retail
8 5 (0.83%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.83%) Games
9 4 (0.67%) Front Office
9 4 (0.67%) Influencing Skills
9 4 (0.67%) Local Government
9 4 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.67%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (0.50%) Police
11 2 (0.33%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 431 (71.83%) Developer
2 142 (23.67%) .NET Developer
3 129 (21.50%) Software Developer
4 109 (18.17%) C# Developer
5 93 (15.50%) Senior Developer
6 63 (10.50%) Full Stack Developer
7 48 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 35 (5.83%) C# Software Developer
9 33 (5.50%) .NET Software Developer
9 33 (5.50%) Senior .NET Developer
10 27 (4.50%) Angular Developer
10 27 (4.50%) Architect
11 26 (4.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 25 (4.17%) Software Engineer
13 22 (3.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 21 (3.50%) DevOps Engineer
15 19 (3.17%) Technical Leader
16 18 (3.00%) React Developer
17 17 (2.83%) Web Developer
18 16 (2.67%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (38.50%) CSS
2 226 (37.67%) HTML
3 213 (35.50%) ASP.NET
4 182 (30.33%) .NET Core
5 177 (29.50%) AngularJS
6 160 (26.67%) .NET Framework
7 119 (19.83%) jQuery
8 103 (17.17%) React
9 101 (16.83%) REST
10 87 (14.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 75 (12.50%) Entity Framework
12 67 (11.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 67 (11.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 67 (11.17%) Web Services
13 56 (9.33%) HTML5
14 41 (6.83%) Ajax
15 35 (5.83%) CSS3
16 32 (5.33%) RESTful
17 28 (4.67%) Vue.js
18 25 (4.17%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 97 (16.17%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (6.67%) User Experience
3 20 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 20 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (3.00%) Cloud Native
5 11 (1.83%) N-Tier
6 10 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.67%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (0.83%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.50%) AS400
9 3 (0.50%) Photography
9 3 (0.50%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.50%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.50%) Wiki
10 2 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.17%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.17%) RIA
11 1 (0.17%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.17%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.67%) Windows
2 22 (3.67%) Linux
3 8 (1.33%) Unix
4 4 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (0.67%) SUSE
4 4 (0.67%) Windows 10
4 4 (0.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.50%) Android
5 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.17%) Alpine Linux
6 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.17%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (28.83%) DevOps
3 161 (26.83%) MVC
4 102 (17.00%) SDLC
5 94 (15.67%) Microservices
6 88 (14.67%) Software Engineering
7 83 (13.83%) TDD
8 71 (11.83%) Scrum
9 55 (9.17%) Web Development
10 53 (8.83%) Front End Development
11 51 (8.50%) Mentoring
12 38 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 35 (5.83%) Analytics
13 35 (5.83%) Problem-Solving
14 34 (5.67%) BDD
14 34 (5.67%) Test Automation
15 32 (5.33%) SOLID
16 31 (5.17%) Unit Testing
17 27 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
18 22 (3.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 469 (78.17%) C#
2 323 (53.83%) SQL
3 302 (50.33%) JavaScript
4 85 (14.17%) T-SQL
5 62 (10.33%) TypeScript
6 43 (7.17%) Java
7 42 (7.00%) PowerShell
8 40 (6.67%) Python
9 33 (5.50%) VB.NET
10 18 (3.00%) PHP
11 17 (2.83%) Ruby
11 17 (2.83%) VB
12 9 (1.50%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.17%) C++
14 5 (0.83%) R
14 5 (0.83%) VB6
15 4 (0.67%) C
15 4 (0.67%) ES6
15 4 (0.67%) Perl
16 3 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 29 (4.83%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.00%) Degree
4 4 (0.67%) CISA
4 4 (0.67%) CISM
4 4 (0.67%) CISSP
4 4 (0.67%) ISSAP
4 4 (0.67%) ISSEP
4 4 (0.67%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.50%) HNC
5 3 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.17%) HND
6 1 (0.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.17%) QA
2 10 (1.67%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.67%) GDPR
3 6 (1.00%) SLA
4 4 (0.67%) COBIT
4 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.67%) NIST
5 2 (0.33%) SOC 2
6 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 76 (12.67%) Docker
2 5 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
2 5 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (7.00%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.67%) Ansible
3 15 (2.50%) Terraform
4 7 (1.17%) Grafana
4 7 (1.17%) MIIS
4 7 (1.17%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.33%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.33%) Puppet
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 225 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 41 (6.83%) Oracle
3 14 (2.33%) Xamarin
4 10 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 9 (1.50%) Google
6 7 (1.17%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.17%) MuleSoft
7 5 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.67%) IBM
8 4 (0.67%) Lotus
9 3 (0.50%) Adobe
10 2 (0.33%) Databricks
11 1 (0.17%) BEA
11 1 (0.17%) Blue Prism
11 1 (0.17%) Perforce
11 1 (0.17%) RedGate
11 1 (0.17%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.17%) Splunk
11 1 (0.17%) VMware