Period
to 21 April 2018

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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,398 1,754 1,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.38% 17.91% 16.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.28% 48.75% 48.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,188 1,667 1,763
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £29,175 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,323 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

.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 3,387 3,598 3,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 34.85% 36.74% 33.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,761 3,171 3,388
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 April 2018.

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 April 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
Birmingham -12 368 £47,500 +11.76% 71
Coventry -5 220 £44,000 +3.53% 26
Staffordshire -3 217 £38,000 -2.56% 59
Warwickshire +2 183 £42,000 +5.00% 8
Solihull +3 113 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Worcestershire -4 93 £38,094 +1.58% 22
Wolverhampton +5 50 £41,000 -20.00% 4
Shropshire -1 35 £37,500 - 18
Herefordshire +1 27 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Walsall +5 16 £50,000 +28.21% 3
Sutton Coldfield -9 7 £40,000 -2.44% 1
Smethwick +2 3 £50,000 +47.06%
Dudley -4 3 £30,000 -26.38% 1
Tipton 0 1 £27,500 -26.67%
Halesowen -34 1 £45,000 +83.67%
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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 1,184 (84.69%) C#
2 698 (49.93%) ASP.NET
3 694 (49.64%) SQL Server
4 685 (49.00%) JavaScript
5 598 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
6 592 (42.35%) MVC
7 560 (40.06%) SQL
8 548 (39.20%) HTML
9 501 (35.84%) CSS
9 501 (35.84%) Microsoft
10 375 (26.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 333 (23.82%) ASP.NET Web API
12 321 (22.96%) AngularJS
13 298 (21.32%) .NET Framework
14 274 (19.60%) Web Development
15 270 (19.31%) TDD
16 228 (16.31%) jQuery
17 219 (15.67%) Entity Framework
18 213 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
19 188 (13.45%) Scrum
20 170 (12.16%) Visual Studio
21 162 (11.59%) Finance
21 162 (11.59%) CRM
22 160 (11.44%) T-SQL
23 156 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
24 153 (10.94%) KnockoutJS
25 151 (10.80%) Web Services
26 147 (10.52%) WCF
26 147 (10.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 146 (10.44%) BDD

.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
1 117 (8.37%) SharePoint
2 59 (4.22%) CMS
3 54 (3.86%) BizTalk Server
4 39 (2.79%) IIS
5 32 (2.29%) Umbraco
6 23 (1.65%) Confluence
7 15 (1.07%) Apache Solr
8 12 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.50%) Apache
11 6 (0.43%) Anypoint
11 6 (0.43%) JBoss
11 6 (0.43%) NServiceBus
11 6 (0.43%) OpenEdge
11 6 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.36%) MTS
12 5 (0.36%) Sonic ESB
13 4 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.21%) SAS
14 3 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (0.29%) Doxygen
7 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 127 (9.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.21%) Sage 1000
4 3 (0.21%) Sage 500
5 2 (0.14%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.072%) Magento
6 1 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.072%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.072%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.072%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 213 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (5.65%) PaaS
3 62 (4.43%) IaaS
4 57 (4.08%) Dynamics 365
5 44 (3.15%) Office 365
6 41 (2.93%) SaaS
7 33 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
8 31 (2.22%) Serverless
9 12 (0.86%) Bluemix
9 12 (0.86%) GitHub
9 12 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.36%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.14%) NuGet
12 2 (0.14%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.072%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.072%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.072%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.58%) Internet
2 21 (1.50%) Hyperconnected
3 11 (0.79%) Intranet
4 9 (0.64%) Firewall
5 8 (0.57%) Broadband
5 8 (0.57%) SMS
6 6 (0.43%) Extranet
6 6 (0.43%) Telnet
6 6 (0.43%) Wireshark
7 5 (0.36%) FTP
7 5 (0.36%) HTTP
8 3 (0.21%) SSL
9 2 (0.14%) AMQP
9 2 (0.14%) SAN
10 1 (0.072%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.072%) CTI
10 1 (0.072%) Modbus
10 1 (0.072%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.072%) VPN
10 1 (0.072%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 694 (49.64%) SQL Server
2 100 (7.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 96 (6.87%) SQL Server 2016
4 87 (6.22%) NoSQL
5 82 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 50 (3.58%) MongoDB
7 46 (3.29%) MySQL
7 46 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 44 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 39 (2.79%) Relational Database
10 35 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 35 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
11 30 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (2.15%) Power BI
12 22 (1.57%) Cosmos DB
13 14 (1.00%) Data Lake
14 13 (0.93%) DTS
15 12 (0.86%) Big Data
15 12 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (0.79%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 170 (12.16%) Visual Studio
2 122 (8.73%) Git (software)
3 84 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 56 (4.01%) JIRA
5 49 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
6 35 (2.50%) Selenium
7 34 (2.43%) Subversion
8 29 (2.07%) SpecFlow
9 26 (1.86%) Jenkins
9 26 (1.86%) NUnit
9 26 (1.86%) TeamCity
10 17 (1.22%) Moq
11 14 (1.00%) MSTest
12 12 (0.86%) Android Studio
12 12 (0.86%) MSI
12 12 (0.86%) Rhino Mocks
12 12 (0.86%) WiX
13 11 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
14 10 (0.72%) JSUnit
15 9 (0.64%) WebDriver
General
1 162 (11.59%) Finance
2 88 (6.29%) Advertising
3 77 (5.51%) Retail
4 62 (4.43%) Marketing
5 35 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 26 (1.86%) Legal
7 23 (1.65%) Automotive
8 12 (0.86%) Games
9 6 (0.43%) Banking
9 6 (0.43%) Electronics
9 6 (0.43%) Law
10 5 (0.36%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.21%) Billing
12 2 (0.14%) Back Office
12 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.14%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.072%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.072%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,050 (75.11%) Developer
2 542 (38.77%) .NET Developer
3 386 (27.61%) C# Developer
4 272 (19.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 199 (14.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 172 (12.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 167 (11.95%) Software Developer
8 126 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 113 (8.08%) Senior Developer
10 100 (7.15%) SQL Developer
11 89 (6.37%) Web Developer
12 83 (5.94%) Analyst
13 67 (4.79%) .NET Software Developer
14 66 (4.72%) Full Stack Developer
15 63 (4.51%) C# Software Developer
16 60 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
17 57 (4.08%) Junior
18 53 (3.79%) Junior Developer
19 49 (3.51%) .NET Web Developer
20 47 (3.36%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 698 (49.93%) ASP.NET
2 548 (39.20%) HTML
3 501 (35.84%) CSS
4 375 (26.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 333 (23.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 321 (22.96%) AngularJS
7 298 (21.32%) .NET Framework
8 228 (16.31%) jQuery
9 219 (15.67%) Entity Framework
10 153 (10.94%) KnockoutJS
11 151 (10.80%) Web Services
12 147 (10.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 147 (10.52%) WCF
13 140 (10.01%) HTML5
14 135 (9.66%) RESTful
15 113 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 102 (7.30%) CSS3
17 97 (6.94%) Node.js
18 80 (5.72%) XML
19 79 (5.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 76 (5.44%) Greenfield Project
2 61 (4.36%) Computer Science
3 60 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
5 47 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (3.15%) User Experience
7 37 (2.65%) Mobile App
8 34 (2.43%) Digital TV
9 23 (1.65%) Music Streaming
10 22 (1.57%) Graphic Design
11 20 (1.43%) Driving Licence
11 20 (1.43%) Fintech
12 18 (1.29%) Management Information System
13 12 (0.86%) iPad
14 10 (0.72%) Replication
15 7 (0.50%) Client/Server
16 4 (0.29%) EPoS
16 4 (0.29%) N-Tier
17 3 (0.21%) Embedded Systems
18 2 (0.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 99 (7.08%) Windows
2 39 (2.79%) Android
3 31 (2.22%) Linux
4 29 (2.07%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.50%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.86%) Unix
7 8 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 4 (0.29%) FreeRTOS
9 4 (0.29%) SafeRTOS
9 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.072%) HPUX
12 1 (0.072%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 598 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
2 592 (42.35%) MVC
3 274 (19.60%) Web Development
4 270 (19.31%) TDD
5 188 (13.45%) Scrum
6 162 (11.59%) CRM
7 156 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
8 146 (10.44%) BDD
9 139 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
10 127 (9.08%) Software Engineering
11 126 (9.01%) SDLC
12 106 (7.58%) Web Application Development
13 102 (7.30%) Test Automation
14 100 (7.15%) OO
15 74 (5.29%) Unit Testing
16 70 (5.01%) Mentoring
17 68 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
17 68 (4.86%) Dependency Injection
18 61 (4.36%) E-Commerce
18 61 (4.36%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,184 (84.69%) C#
2 685 (49.00%) JavaScript
3 560 (40.06%) SQL
4 160 (11.44%) T-SQL
5 124 (8.87%) VB.NET
6 117 (8.37%) Java
7 55 (3.93%) VB
8 52 (3.72%) PowerShell
9 50 (3.58%) C++
10 44 (3.15%) PHP
10 44 (3.15%) TypeScript
11 32 (2.29%) Python
12 29 (2.07%) Ruby
13 28 (2.00%) PL/SQL
14 12 (0.86%) C
14 12 (0.86%) X++
15 11 (0.79%) VB6
16 10 (0.72%) Delphi
16 10 (0.72%) Erlang
16 10 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 145 (10.37%) Degree
2 51 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 28 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (1.29%) ISEB
6 14 (1.00%) SC Cleared
7 13 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.50%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.43%) PMP
10 4 (0.29%) MCSD
10 4 (0.29%) MCTS
11 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.14%) GNVQ
12 2 (0.14%) HND
12 2 (0.14%) MCSE
13 1 (0.072%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.00%) QA
2 11 (0.79%) PCI DSS
2 11 (0.79%) SLA
3 8 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.29%) ISO 13485
5 4 (0.29%) MISRA
5 4 (0.29%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.14%) GDPR
6 2 (0.14%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.072%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.072%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.072%) PMO
7 1 (0.072%) TickIT
System Software
1 49 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.50%) Docker
3 13 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.072%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.072%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (0.93%) Puppet
1 13 (0.93%) SCCM
2 12 (0.86%) vCenter Server
3 10 (0.72%) Terraform
4 7 (0.50%) Ansible
5 6 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.14%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.14%) Packer
9 1 (0.072%) Kibana
9 1 (0.072%) logstash
Vendors
1 501 (35.84%) Microsoft
2 62 (4.43%) Xamarin
3 31 (2.22%) Oracle
4 26 (1.86%) Google
5 23 (1.65%) VMware
6 19 (1.36%) Telerik
7 17 (1.22%) Sitecore
8 13 (0.93%) IBM
9 12 (0.86%) SAP
10 11 (0.79%) IFS
11 10 (0.72%) Adobe
11 10 (0.72%) Twitter
12 9 (0.64%) Capita
12 9 (0.64%) Progress
13 7 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.43%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.43%) webMethods
15 5 (0.36%) DevExpress
16 4 (0.29%) Epicor
16 4 (0.29%) IDERA