Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 11 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 817 1,021 1,420
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.40% 12.82% 14.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.29% 41.32% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 797 946 1,333
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,850 £29,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

.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 1,765 2,471 3,461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.94% 31.02% 35.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,575 1,984 2,811
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% +5.26%

.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 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +9 287 £45,000 - 50
Staffordshire -3 114 £40,000 - 46
Worcestershire +17 110 £38,500 +16.67% 15
Coventry -7 59 £45,000 +2.27% 7
Warwickshire -25 54 £49,500 +10.00% 10
Solihull -11 34 £45,000 -18.92% 6
Walsall -5 32 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Herefordshire +4 25 £45,000 - 5
Shropshire +31 18 £33,500 -16.25% 9
Wolverhampton +1 12 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Sutton Coldfield +1 8 £45,000 +20.00% 3
West Bromwich - 3 £40,000 -
Halesowen +3 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Stourbridge 0 1 £55,000 +115.69%
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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.

1 680 (83.23%) C#
2 351 (42.96%) JavaScript
3 349 (42.72%) SQL
4 346 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
5 337 (41.25%) ASP.NET
6 301 (36.84%) Azure
7 278 (34.03%) SQL Server
8 262 (32.07%) CSS
9 255 (31.21%) HTML
10 253 (30.97%) MVC
11 218 (26.68%) Microsoft
12 194 (23.75%) .NET Framework
13 165 (20.20%) AngularJS
14 157 (19.22%) DevOps
15 153 (18.73%) Software Engineering
16 148 (18.12%) .NET Core
17 140 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
18 128 (15.67%) jQuery
19 123 (15.06%) REST
19 123 (15.06%) Git (software)
20 117 (14.32%) Microservices
21 116 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC
22 111 (13.59%) AWS
23 98 (12.00%) TDD
24 97 (11.87%) T-SQL
25 92 (11.26%) Web Development
26 91 (11.14%) VB.NET
27 90 (11.02%) Scrum
28 88 (10.77%) React
29 86 (10.53%) Mentoring

.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 27 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.82%) CMS
3 21 (2.57%) Umbraco
4 13 (1.59%) Confluence
5 12 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (1.35%) IIS
7 9 (1.10%) TPMS
8 8 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (0.98%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.73%) NetWeaver
10 6 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.49%) FileNet
11 4 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.24%) Appian
12 2 (0.24%) ThingWorx
12 2 (0.24%) WordPress
13 1 (0.12%) Apache
13 1 (0.12%) Kentico
13 1 (0.12%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.61%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.12%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 301 (36.84%) Azure
2 111 (13.59%) AWS
3 25 (3.06%) Dynamics 365
4 20 (2.45%) npm
5 14 (1.71%) SaaS
6 12 (1.47%) Office 365
6 12 (1.47%) PaaS
6 12 (1.47%) Power Platform
7 10 (1.22%) GitHub
8 9 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.86%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.86%) CloudFront
10 6 (0.73%) Serverless
11 5 (0.61%) GCP
12 4 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.37%) PowerApps
14 2 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.24%) Heroku
15 1 (0.12%) Azure Functions
15 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.28%) Internet
2 7 (0.86%) Skype
3 4 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.24%) FTP
4 2 (0.24%) Intranet
5 1 (0.12%) DHCP
5 1 (0.12%) DNS
5 1 (0.12%) MQTT
5 1 (0.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (34.03%) SQL Server
2 71 (8.69%) Relational Database
3 57 (6.98%) MySQL
4 42 (5.14%) NoSQL
5 34 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (3.30%) MongoDB
8 21 (2.57%) Azure SQL Database
9 12 (1.47%) SQLite
10 10 (1.22%) Power BI
11 9 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (1.10%) Big Data
11 9 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.98%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.98%) Redis
12 8 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 123 (15.06%) Git (software)
2 47 (5.75%) Visual Studio
3 39 (4.77%) JIRA
3 39 (4.77%) Octopus Deploy
4 37 (4.53%) MSTest
5 27 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (2.69%) Selenium
7 18 (2.20%) Jenkins
8 17 (2.08%) Moq
9 16 (1.96%) NUnit
9 16 (1.96%) SpecFlow
10 15 (1.84%) webpack
11 11 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 10 (1.22%) Cypress.io
12 10 (1.22%) Log4Net
12 10 (1.22%) WebDriver
13 9 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
14 8 (0.98%) Maven
14 8 (0.98%) Subversion
15 7 (0.86%) GitLab
General
1 83 (10.16%) Finance
2 30 (3.67%) Games
3 27 (3.30%) Retail
4 21 (2.57%) Public Sector
5 14 (1.71%) Automotive
6 10 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.98%) Aerospace
8 6 (0.73%) Legal
9 4 (0.49%) Back Office
9 4 (0.49%) Banking
9 4 (0.49%) Marketing
10 3 (0.37%) Law
10 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.24%) Billing
11 2 (0.24%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 558 (68.30%) Developer
2 238 (29.13%) .NET Developer
3 145 (17.75%) C# Developer
3 145 (17.75%) Senior Developer
4 130 (15.91%) Software Developer
5 97 (11.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 89 (10.89%) Senior .NET Developer
7 75 (9.18%) Software Engineer
8 67 (8.20%) Full Stack Developer
9 47 (5.75%) Senior C# Developer
10 46 (5.63%) Junior
11 42 (5.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 41 (5.02%) Junior Developer
13 35 (4.28%) C# Software Developer
14 34 (4.16%) Analyst
14 34 (4.16%) Graduate
15 33 (4.04%) .NET Software Developer
16 32 (3.92%) Graduate Developer
17 30 (3.67%) Web Developer
18 26 (3.18%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (41.25%) ASP.NET
2 262 (32.07%) CSS
3 255 (31.21%) HTML
4 194 (23.75%) .NET Framework
5 165 (20.20%) AngularJS
6 148 (18.12%) .NET Core
7 140 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 128 (15.67%) jQuery
9 123 (15.06%) REST
10 116 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 88 (10.77%) React
12 75 (9.18%) Web Services
13 67 (8.20%) Node.js
14 60 (7.34%) Entity Framework
15 54 (6.61%) WinForms
16 50 (6.12%) WCF
17 47 (5.75%) Ajax
18 44 (5.39%) KnockoutJS
19 43 (5.26%) WPF
20 42 (5.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.91%) Greenfield Project
2 68 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (3.79%) User Experience
5 23 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (1.96%) SCADA
7 15 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.35%) Data Structures
9 8 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 7 (0.86%) Public Cloud
10 7 (0.86%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.61%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.61%) Robotics
12 4 (0.49%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.49%) Clustering
12 4 (0.49%) DataPower
12 4 (0.49%) Replication
13 2 (0.24%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.24%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.24%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 79 (9.67%) Windows
2 14 (1.71%) Android
3 10 (1.22%) Windows Server
4 8 (0.98%) Linux
5 7 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.49%) Unix
7 4 (0.49%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.12%) HPUX
9 1 (0.12%) MVS
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (30.97%) MVC
3 157 (19.22%) DevOps
4 153 (18.73%) Software Engineering
5 117 (14.32%) Microservices
6 98 (12.00%) TDD
7 92 (11.26%) Web Development
8 90 (11.02%) Scrum
9 86 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 83 (10.16%) OO
11 65 (7.96%) E-Commerce
12 64 (7.83%) SDLC
13 62 (7.59%) Problem-Solving
14 58 (7.10%) OOP
15 52 (6.36%) Unit Testing
16 50 (6.12%) Computer Science
17 49 (6.00%) SOLID
18 48 (5.88%) Front End Development
19 46 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
20 45 (5.51%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 680 (83.23%) C#
2 351 (42.96%) JavaScript
3 349 (42.72%) SQL
4 97 (11.87%) T-SQL
5 91 (11.14%) VB.NET
6 63 (7.71%) Java
7 45 (5.51%) TypeScript
8 38 (4.65%) C++
9 27 (3.30%) PowerShell
10 25 (3.06%) C
11 14 (1.71%) Python
12 12 (1.47%) VB
13 11 (1.35%) PHP
14 8 (0.98%) VBA
15 6 (0.73%) Go
16 4 (0.49%) Groovy
16 4 (0.49%) VBScript
17 3 (0.37%) Erlang
18 2 (0.24%) F#
18 2 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 72 (8.81%) Degree
2 24 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (1.59%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.47%) HND
5 12 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.86%) ISEB
7 5 (0.61%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.49%) CBAP
8 4 (0.49%) IIBA
8 4 (0.49%) MCP
9 3 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.12%) AAT
10 1 (0.12%) ACCA
10 1 (0.12%) CIMA
10 1 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.04%) QA
2 8 (0.98%) GDPR
3 5 (0.61%) SLA
4 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.24%) GxP
5 2 (0.24%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 51 (6.24%) Docker
2 6 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (1.35%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.61%) Ansible
2 5 (0.61%) Terraform
3 4 (0.49%) Packer
4 3 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.24%) Grafana
6 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.12%) MIIS
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 218 (26.68%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.30%) Oracle
3 13 (1.59%) MuleSoft
3 13 (1.59%) UiPath
4 10 (1.22%) Blue Prism
4 10 (1.22%) Xamarin
5 8 (0.98%) Adobe
6 6 (0.73%) Google
6 6 (0.73%) Sitecore
7 5 (0.61%) Automation Anywhere
8 4 (0.49%) Cognos
8 4 (0.49%) IBM
8 4 (0.49%) Netezza
9 3 (0.37%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.37%) Databricks
10 2 (0.24%) Apple
10 2 (0.24%) Facebook
10 2 (0.24%) Sage
10 2 (0.24%) Telerik
11 1 (0.12%) TOWER Software