Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 8 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1714 1944 2249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.37% 16.49% 20.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.97% 47.36% 56.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1610 1778 2182
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £53,700
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

.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 3898 4105 4011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 39.51% 34.82% 36.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3370 3473 3632
West Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for .NET in the West Midlands

.NET
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 +1 561 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Warwickshire +6 279 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Coventry -1 257 £40,000 - 16
Staffordshire -2 246 £40,000 +6.67% 23
Worcestershire +6 139 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Shropshire -3 72 £40,000 +23.08% 5
Solihull -3 68 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Herefordshire +17 45 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Sutton Coldfield +5 15 £45,000 +53.85% 2
Walsall +3 14 £40,000 +15.94%
Wolverhampton -16 13 £40,000 +26.98% 3
Dudley +8 3 £37,500 +40.19%
Brierley Hill +1 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Smethwick +1 1 - -
West Bromwich -5 1 £50,000 +44.93%
Halesowen - 1 £37,500 -
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for .NET.

1 1492 (87.05%) C#
2 992 (57.88%) ASP.NET
3 910 (53.09%) SQL Server
4 904 (52.74%) JavaScript
5 834 (48.66%) MVC
6 787 (45.92%) SQL
7 770 (44.92%) HTML
8 700 (40.84%) CSS
9 664 (38.74%) Agile Software Development
10 583 (34.01%) Microsoft
11 561 (32.73%) AngularJS
12 532 (31.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 386 (22.52%) jQuery
14 383 (22.35%) ASP.NET Web API
15 331 (19.31%) TDD
16 311 (18.14%) Web Development
17 307 (17.91%) .NET Framework
18 263 (15.34%) VB.NET
19 249 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
20 248 (14.47%) Visual Studio
21 231 (13.48%) HTML5
22 217 (12.66%) BDD
23 207 (12.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 203 (11.84%) Degree
25 199 (11.61%) KnockoutJS
26 188 (10.97%) T-SQL
27 185 (10.79%) Entity Framework
28 178 (10.39%) Finance
29 177 (10.33%) OO
30 170 (9.92%) Java

.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 85 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 81 (4.73%) CMS
3 56 (3.27%) IIS
4 41 (2.39%) Umbraco
5 23 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
6 18 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
7 15 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (0.64%) EPiServer
10 9 (0.53%) Confluence
11 8 (0.47%) Drupal
11 8 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.41%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.29%) ArcGIS
13 5 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.29%) WordPress
14 4 (0.23%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.23%) OpenEdge
14 4 (0.23%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 42 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.18%) Doxygen
3 3 (0.18%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 64 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.35%) Magento
3 6 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.12%) Exstream
6 2 (0.12%) iTrent
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.058%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 249 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (4.78%) SaaS
3 66 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (1.93%) GitHub
5 27 (1.58%) PaaS
6 18 (1.05%) Office 365
7 15 (0.88%) Bluemix
7 15 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
7 15 (0.88%) IaaS
7 15 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
8 11 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (0.47%) Force.com
9 8 (0.47%) npm
10 6 (0.35%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.058%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.75%) Internet
2 22 (1.28%) ATM
2 22 (1.28%) Hyperconnected
3 14 (0.82%) HTTP
3 14 (0.82%) Skype
4 13 (0.76%) Extranet
5 12 (0.70%) SMS
6 7 (0.41%) Broadband
7 6 (0.35%) DNS
7 6 (0.35%) Firewall
8 5 (0.29%) CTI
9 4 (0.23%) Intranet
10 3 (0.18%) SAN
10 3 (0.18%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.18%) VPN
11 2 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.12%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.12%) Softphone
11 2 (0.12%) WEP
11 2 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 910 (53.09%) SQL Server
2 139 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 120 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 109 (6.36%) MySQL
5 107 (6.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 88 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
7 86 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 73 (4.26%) MongoDB
9 55 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 50 (2.92%) SQL Server 2014
11 46 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 40 (2.33%) Power BI
12 40 (2.33%) Relational Database
13 38 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
14 35 (2.04%) Big Data
15 20 (1.17%) QlikView
16 17 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
17 15 (0.88%) CouchDB
18 14 (0.82%) DocumentDB
18 14 (0.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 248 (14.47%) Visual Studio
2 161 (9.39%) Git (software)
3 109 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 61 (3.56%) Selenium
5 59 (3.44%) JIRA
6 57 (3.33%) Jenkins
7 53 (3.09%) SpecFlow
8 27 (1.58%) Subversion
9 26 (1.52%) NUnit
10 25 (1.46%) TeamCity
11 18 (1.05%) Bitbucket
11 18 (1.05%) WebDriver
12 16 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
13 15 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (0.88%) JSUnit
14 14 (0.82%) Cucumber
15 11 (0.64%) git-flow
15 11 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
16 10 (0.58%) gulp
17 9 (0.53%) NuGet
General
1 178 (10.39%) Finance
2 132 (7.70%) Retail
3 84 (4.90%) Marketing
4 54 (3.15%) Advertising
5 49 (2.86%) Electronics
6 45 (2.63%) Legal
7 30 (1.75%) Automotive
8 22 (1.28%) Music Industry
9 20 (1.17%) Banking
10 17 (0.99%) Games
11 16 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (0.82%) Telecoms
13 11 (0.64%) Law
14 9 (0.53%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.35%) Back Office
16 1 (0.058%) Billing
16 1 (0.058%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.058%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1401 (81.74%) Developer
2 824 (48.07%) .NET Developer
3 596 (34.77%) C# Developer
4 426 (24.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 302 (17.62%) ASP.NET Developer
6 278 (16.22%) Software Developer
7 259 (15.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 254 (14.82%) Senior Developer
9 186 (10.85%) SQL Developer
10 175 (10.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 145 (8.46%) .NET Software Developer
11 145 (8.46%) Junior
12 142 (8.28%) Senior .NET Developer
13 141 (8.23%) Junior Developer
14 136 (7.93%) C# Software Developer
15 131 (7.64%) Web Developer
16 123 (7.18%) Graduate
17 122 (7.12%) Senior C# Developer
18 107 (6.24%) Full Stack Developer
19 106 (6.18%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 992 (57.88%) ASP.NET
2 770 (44.92%) HTML
3 700 (40.84%) CSS
4 561 (32.73%) AngularJS
5 532 (31.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 386 (22.52%) jQuery
7 383 (22.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 307 (17.91%) .NET Framework
9 231 (13.48%) HTML5
10 207 (12.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 199 (11.61%) KnockoutJS
12 185 (10.79%) Entity Framework
13 167 (9.74%) RESTful
14 162 (9.45%) Web Services
15 150 (8.75%) XML
16 137 (7.99%) WCF
17 132 (7.70%) Node.js
18 122 (7.12%) CSS3
19 121 (7.06%) WPF
20 108 (6.30%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 117 (6.83%) Greenfield Project
2 101 (5.89%) Computer Science
3 79 (4.61%) Mobile App
4 74 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (2.80%) User Experience
6 27 (1.58%) Algorithms
6 27 (1.58%) Fintech
7 25 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (1.40%) Digital TV
9 17 (0.99%) NHS
10 16 (0.93%) Data Centre
11 15 (0.88%) Replication
12 14 (0.82%) iPad
13 13 (0.76%) Management Information System
14 12 (0.70%) Mainframe
14 12 (0.70%) Public Cloud
15 10 (0.58%) Data Structures
16 8 (0.47%) Client/Server
16 8 (0.47%) N-Tier
17 7 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 126 (7.35%) Windows
2 70 (4.08%) Android
3 66 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 41 (2.39%) Linux
5 24 (1.40%) Windows Server
6 18 (1.05%) Unix
7 13 (0.76%) Windows Phone
8 7 (0.41%) Windows Phone 8
8 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 4 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.058%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.058%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 834 (48.66%) MVC
2 664 (38.74%) Agile Software Development
3 331 (19.31%) TDD
4 311 (18.14%) Web Development
5 217 (12.66%) BDD
6 177 (10.33%) OO
7 163 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
8 158 (9.22%) Scrum
9 148 (8.63%) Software Engineering
10 147 (8.58%) SDLC
11 146 (8.52%) Web Application Development
12 131 (7.64%) Test Automation
13 125 (7.29%) Mentoring
14 114 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
15 107 (6.24%) Unit Testing
16 101 (5.89%) Microservices
17 99 (5.78%) E-Commerce
18 82 (4.78%) CRM
19 80 (4.67%) SOLID
20 66 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1492 (87.05%) C#
2 904 (52.74%) JavaScript
3 787 (45.92%) SQL
4 263 (15.34%) VB.NET
5 188 (10.97%) T-SQL
6 170 (9.92%) Java
7 101 (5.89%) Ruby
8 76 (4.43%) PHP
9 74 (4.32%) Python
10 70 (4.08%) C
10 70 (4.08%) C++
11 69 (4.03%) VB
12 53 (3.09%) TypeScript
13 34 (1.98%) PL/SQL
14 32 (1.87%) VB6
15 27 (1.58%) F#
16 23 (1.34%) PowerShell
17 22 (1.28%) Perl
18 19 (1.11%) R
19 16 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 203 (11.84%) Degree
2 64 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (0.70%) HND
5 11 (0.64%) GNVQ
6 10 (0.58%) MCSD
7 6 (0.35%) ISEB
8 5 (0.29%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.29%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.29%) MCPD
9 3 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.18%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.12%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.058%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.058%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.79%) QA
2 21 (1.23%) SLA
3 8 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.23%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.23%) MISRA
4 4 (0.23%) MISRA C
4 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.12%) IEC 62304
5 2 (0.12%) ISO 13485
5 2 (0.12%) TickIT
6 1 (0.058%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (1.75%) Docker
2 18 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.58%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.35%) vSphere
6 5 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.23%) XenApp
8 3 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (1.05%) Puppet
2 13 (0.76%) Ansible
3 11 (0.64%) Salt
3 11 (0.64%) SCVMM
4 9 (0.53%) SCCM
5 5 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 5 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.29%) SCOM
6 4 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.18%) Kibana
8 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.12%) Nagios
9 1 (0.058%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.058%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.058%) Nessus
9 1 (0.058%) Nmap
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 583 (34.01%) Microsoft
2 75 (4.38%) Xamarin
3 74 (4.32%) Oracle
4 35 (2.04%) Google
4 35 (2.04%) Sitecore
5 21 (1.23%) IBM
6 18 (1.05%) VMware
7 16 (0.93%) Tableau
8 14 (0.82%) Citrix
9 12 (0.70%) BMC
10 11 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.47%) Apple
11 8 (0.47%) Telerik
12 6 (0.35%) Dell
12 6 (0.35%) HP
12 6 (0.35%) Progress
12 6 (0.35%) Symantec
13 5 (0.29%) iManage
13 5 (0.29%) McAfee
13 5 (0.29%) ServiceNow