Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 8 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1591 1940 2165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.71% 16.97% 19.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.08% 48.12% 56.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1483 1790 2088
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
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 3873 4032 3856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.24% 35.28% 35.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3333 3443 3468
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £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 24 November 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 24 November 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 -4 482 £45,000 +12.50% 35
Warwickshire +6 277 £37,500 - 14
Staffordshire -3 259 £40,000 +6.67% 17
Coventry -1 227 £40,000 - 17
Worcestershire +3 119 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Solihull -3 68 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Shropshire -7 51 £38,750 +19.23% 5
Herefordshire +8 45 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Wolverhampton -8 21 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Walsall +6 15 £40,750 +18.12% 1
Sutton Coldfield +4 12 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Dudley +8 3 £37,500 +40.19%
Smethwick +2 1 - -
Brierley Hill -1 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Bromwich -1 1 £50,000 +44.93%
Halesowen -39 1 £37,500 +50.00%
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1387 (87.18%) C#
2 911 (57.26%) ASP.NET
3 854 (53.68%) SQL Server
4 789 (49.59%) JavaScript
5 756 (47.52%) MVC
6 699 (43.93%) SQL
7 671 (42.17%) HTML
8 650 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
9 603 (37.90%) CSS
10 527 (33.12%) Microsoft
11 495 (31.11%) AngularJS
12 468 (29.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 346 (21.75%) jQuery
14 345 (21.68%) ASP.NET Web API
15 298 (18.73%) TDD
16 270 (16.97%) .NET Framework
17 265 (16.66%) Web Development
18 237 (14.90%) VB.NET
19 213 (13.39%) Visual Studio
20 212 (13.32%) HTML5
21 208 (13.07%) Microsoft Azure
22 193 (12.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 184 (11.57%) BDD
24 180 (11.31%) Degree
25 179 (11.25%) KnockoutJS
26 176 (11.06%) Entity Framework
27 170 (10.69%) Scrum
28 159 (9.99%) Finance
29 158 (9.93%) RESTful
30 156 (9.81%) T-SQL

.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 79 (4.97%) CMS
2 76 (4.78%) SharePoint
3 39 (2.45%) IIS
4 35 (2.20%) Umbraco
5 21 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
6 20 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (0.82%) Apache Solr
9 11 (0.69%) Confluence
9 11 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (0.50%) Drupal
11 7 (0.44%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.31%) OpenEdge
12 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.25%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.25%) Orchard CMS
14 3 (0.19%) SAS
14 3 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.44%) Doxygen
4 4 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.063%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.063%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 59 (3.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.38%) Magento
5 5 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.13%) Exstream
7 2 (0.13%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.13%) iTrent
7 2 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.063%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 208 (13.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (4.21%) SaaS
3 60 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (2.14%) GitHub
5 28 (1.76%) PaaS
6 18 (1.13%) IaaS
7 16 (1.01%) Bluemix
7 16 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
7 16 (1.01%) IBM Cloud
8 15 (0.94%) Office 365
9 12 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.38%) Force.com
12 6 (0.38%) npm
13 4 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.01%) Internet
2 27 (1.70%) Hyperconnected
3 14 (0.88%) ATM
3 14 (0.88%) Extranet
4 13 (0.82%) Skype
4 13 (0.82%) SMS
5 10 (0.63%) HTTP
6 6 (0.38%) Firewall
7 5 (0.31%) CTI
8 4 (0.25%) Broadband
8 4 (0.25%) DNS
9 3 (0.19%) Intranet
9 3 (0.19%) SAN
9 3 (0.19%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.19%) VPN
10 2 (0.13%) LAN
10 2 (0.13%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.13%) Softphone
10 2 (0.13%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 854 (53.68%) SQL Server
2 125 (7.86%) NoSQL
3 111 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 96 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 91 (5.72%) MySQL
6 85 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 80 (5.03%) SQL Server 2016
8 68 (4.27%) MongoDB
9 48 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 47 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 46 (2.89%) SQL Server 2014
12 35 (2.20%) Power BI
12 35 (2.20%) Relational Database
13 33 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
14 32 (2.01%) Big Data
15 16 (1.01%) CouchDB
16 14 (0.88%) QlikView
17 11 (0.69%) DocumentDB
17 11 (0.69%) RavenDB
17 11 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 213 (13.39%) Visual Studio
2 132 (8.30%) Git (software)
3 94 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 71 (4.46%) JIRA
5 47 (2.95%) Selenium
6 42 (2.64%) Jenkins
7 36 (2.26%) SpecFlow
8 28 (1.76%) TeamCity
9 21 (1.32%) Subversion
10 20 (1.26%) Bitbucket
11 17 (1.07%) NUnit
12 16 (1.01%) JSUnit
13 15 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (0.94%) Cucumber
13 15 (0.94%) WebDriver
14 12 (0.75%) git-flow
14 12 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
15 11 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
16 9 (0.57%) NuGet
17 8 (0.50%) Protractor
General
1 159 (9.99%) Finance
2 122 (7.67%) Retail
3 78 (4.90%) Marketing
4 61 (3.83%) Advertising
5 42 (2.64%) Electronics
6 31 (1.95%) Legal
7 25 (1.57%) Automotive
8 24 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.19%) Music Industry
10 18 (1.13%) Banking
11 17 (1.07%) Games
12 16 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.82%) Telecoms
14 9 (0.57%) Law
15 7 (0.44%) Back Office
16 1 (0.063%) Billing
16 1 (0.063%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.063%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1268 (79.70%) Developer
2 727 (45.69%) .NET Developer
3 540 (33.94%) C# Developer
4 381 (23.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 271 (17.03%) ASP.NET Developer
6 243 (15.27%) Software Developer
7 242 (15.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 213 (13.39%) Senior Developer
9 158 (9.93%) SQL Developer
10 153 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 135 (8.49%) Junior
12 131 (8.23%) Junior Developer
13 123 (7.73%) .NET Software Developer
14 122 (7.67%) C# Software Developer
15 120 (7.54%) Senior .NET Developer
16 108 (6.79%) Web Developer
17 107 (6.73%) Graduate
18 104 (6.54%) Senior C# Developer
19 92 (5.78%) Full Stack Developer
19 92 (5.78%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 911 (57.26%) ASP.NET
2 671 (42.17%) HTML
3 603 (37.90%) CSS
4 495 (31.11%) AngularJS
5 468 (29.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 346 (21.75%) jQuery
7 345 (21.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 270 (16.97%) .NET Framework
9 212 (13.32%) HTML5
10 193 (12.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 179 (11.25%) KnockoutJS
12 176 (11.06%) Entity Framework
13 158 (9.93%) RESTful
14 156 (9.81%) Web Services
15 143 (8.99%) XML
16 110 (6.91%) CSS3
17 109 (6.85%) WCF
18 108 (6.79%) WPF
19 101 (6.35%) Node.js
20 100 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 98 (6.16%) Computer Science
2 96 (6.03%) Greenfield Project
3 69 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 36 (2.26%) User Experience
6 27 (1.70%) Digital TV
7 26 (1.63%) Fintech
8 25 (1.57%) Algorithms
8 25 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.51%) iPad
10 15 (0.94%) Management Information System
10 15 (0.94%) Replication
11 14 (0.88%) NHS
11 14 (0.88%) Public Cloud
12 13 (0.82%) Client/Server
12 13 (0.82%) Data Centre
13 9 (0.57%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.57%) EPoS
14 7 (0.44%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 103 (6.47%) Windows
2 56 (3.52%) Android
3 52 (3.27%) Apple iOS
4 42 (2.64%) Linux
5 18 (1.13%) Windows Server
6 14 (0.88%) Unix
7 10 (0.63%) Windows Phone
8 8 (0.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 8 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
10 4 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.19%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.063%) HPUX
13 1 (0.063%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.063%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.063%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 756 (47.52%) MVC
2 650 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (18.73%) TDD
4 265 (16.66%) Web Development
5 184 (11.57%) BDD
6 170 (10.69%) Scrum
7 155 (9.74%) OO
8 154 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 139 (8.74%) Software Engineering
10 137 (8.61%) SDLC
11 125 (7.86%) Test Automation
11 125 (7.86%) Web Application Development
12 117 (7.35%) Mentoring
13 102 (6.41%) E-Commerce
14 99 (6.22%) Unit Testing
15 96 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
16 88 (5.53%) Microservices
17 82 (5.15%) CRM
18 71 (4.46%) SOLID
19 60 (3.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1387 (87.18%) C#
2 789 (49.59%) JavaScript
3 699 (43.93%) SQL
4 237 (14.90%) VB.NET
5 156 (9.81%) T-SQL
6 154 (9.68%) Java
7 86 (5.41%) Ruby
8 74 (4.65%) C++
9 72 (4.53%) PHP
10 69 (4.34%) Python
11 61 (3.83%) C
12 58 (3.65%) VB
13 45 (2.83%) PL/SQL
14 40 (2.51%) TypeScript
15 28 (1.76%) VB6
16 25 (1.57%) PowerShell
17 23 (1.45%) F#
17 23 (1.45%) Perl
18 16 (1.01%) R
19 12 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 180 (11.31%) Degree
2 64 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (0.57%) HND
5 8 (0.50%) GNVQ
5 8 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.44%) ISEB
7 6 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.31%) MCSD
9 3 (0.19%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.19%) MCPD
10 2 (0.13%) MCSE
10 2 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.063%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.063%) MCP
11 1 (0.063%) PMP
11 1 (0.063%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.09%) QA
2 16 (1.01%) SLA
3 11 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.50%) MISRA
4 8 (0.50%) MISRA C
5 7 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.38%) ISO 13485
7 4 (0.25%) IEC 62304
7 4 (0.25%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.13%) TickIT
9 1 (0.063%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.063%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (2.07%) Docker
2 19 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (0.57%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.38%) vSphere
6 4 (0.25%) XenApp
7 3 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.19%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.063%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (1.19%) Puppet
2 14 (0.88%) Ansible
3 11 (0.69%) Salt
3 11 (0.69%) SCVMM
4 8 (0.50%) SCCM
5 5 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 5 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.31%) SCOM
5 5 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.25%) Kibana
6 4 (0.25%) Terraform
7 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.13%) Nagios
7 2 (0.13%) Packer
8 1 (0.063%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.063%) Nessus
8 1 (0.063%) Nmap
Vendors
1 527 (33.12%) Microsoft
2 60 (3.77%) Oracle
3 56 (3.52%) Xamarin
4 45 (2.83%) Google
5 25 (1.57%) Sitecore
6 21 (1.32%) IBM
6 21 (1.32%) Telerik
7 19 (1.19%) VMware
8 15 (0.94%) Citrix
9 12 (0.75%) BMC
10 10 (0.63%) Progress
10 10 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.50%) IFS
11 8 (0.50%) ServiceNow
11 8 (0.50%) Tableau
12 7 (0.44%) DevExpress
13 6 (0.38%) Apple
13 6 (0.38%) Dell
13 6 (0.38%) HP
13 6 (0.38%) Symantec