Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,430 1,840 1,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.49% 17.86% 17.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.66% 49.46% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,224 1,694 1,873
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,625 £58,750 £55,000
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 3,606 3,720 3,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.55% 36.10% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,973 3,240 3,336
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,150 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

.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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -12 358 £47,500 +18.75% 59
Warwickshire +4 239 £38,500 -3.75% 21
Coventry -3 233 £42,500 - 37
Staffordshire -3 218 £40,000 - 57
Solihull +1 111 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Worcestershire -2 90 £35,000 -6.67% 20
Wolverhampton -5 43 £41,500 +10.67% 6
Shropshire -3 41 £37,500 +2.74% 4
Herefordshire +2 32 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Walsall +4 17 £50,000 +28.21% 1
Sutton Coldfield -5 9 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Dudley +7 2 £32,000 - 1
Smethwick -1 2 £50,000 +47.06%
Tipton +1 1 £27,500 -26.67% 1
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 1,208 (84.48%) C#
2 771 (53.92%) ASP.NET
3 737 (51.54%) SQL Server
4 669 (46.78%) JavaScript
5 623 (43.57%) MVC
6 582 (40.70%) HTML
7 578 (40.42%) Agile Software Development
8 566 (39.58%) SQL
9 526 (36.78%) CSS
10 510 (35.66%) Microsoft
11 394 (27.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 363 (25.38%) AngularJS
13 311 (21.75%) ASP.NET Web API
14 283 (19.79%) .NET Framework
15 270 (18.88%) jQuery
16 268 (18.74%) Web Development
17 247 (17.27%) TDD
18 211 (14.76%) Entity Framework
19 195 (13.64%) Visual Studio
20 182 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
21 166 (11.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 161 (11.26%) HTML5
22 161 (11.26%) Scrum
23 159 (11.12%) VB.NET
24 152 (10.63%) Web Services
24 152 (10.63%) Finance
24 152 (10.63%) KnockoutJS
25 148 (10.35%) RESTful
26 141 (9.86%) CRM
27 139 (9.72%) Degree

.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
1 120 (8.39%) SharePoint
2 49 (3.43%) CMS
3 47 (3.29%) BizTalk Server
4 41 (2.87%) Umbraco
5 34 (2.38%) IIS
6 20 (1.40%) Confluence
7 15 (1.05%) Apache Solr
8 13 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.42%) OpenEdge
12 5 (0.35%) SAS
13 4 (0.28%) Apache
13 4 (0.28%) Sonic ESB
14 3 (0.21%) Drupal
14 3 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.21%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.14%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.14%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 16 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.42%) Doxygen
5 6 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 98 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.21%) Sage 1000
5 3 (0.21%) Sage 500
6 2 (0.14%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.14%) iTrent
6 2 (0.14%) Magento
6 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 182 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (4.20%) PaaS
3 48 (3.36%) IaaS
4 38 (2.66%) SaaS
5 34 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
5 34 (2.38%) Office 365
6 25 (1.75%) GitHub
7 18 (1.26%) Serverless
8 12 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (0.84%) Bluemix
8 12 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
9 7 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.42%) npm
11 4 (0.28%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.070%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.070%) Force.com
13 1 (0.070%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.17%) Internet
2 25 (1.75%) Hyperconnected
3 12 (0.84%) Extranet
3 12 (0.84%) Intranet
4 10 (0.70%) SMS
5 9 (0.63%) HTTP
6 8 (0.56%) Broadband
6 8 (0.56%) Firewall
7 5 (0.35%) CTI
8 3 (0.21%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.14%) AMQP
9 2 (0.14%) DHCP
9 2 (0.14%) DNS
9 2 (0.14%) SAN
10 1 (0.070%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.070%) IPv6
10 1 (0.070%) SMTP
10 1 (0.070%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.070%) VoIP
10 1 (0.070%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 737 (51.54%) SQL Server
2 103 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 91 (6.36%) NoSQL
4 89 (6.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 79 (5.52%) SQL Server 2016
6 67 (4.69%) MySQL
7 46 (3.22%) MongoDB
7 46 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 41 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 36 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
9 36 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 33 (2.31%) Power BI
11 29 (2.03%) Big Data
11 29 (2.03%) Relational Database
12 27 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (0.77%) CouchDB
14 11 (0.77%) DTS
15 10 (0.70%) MS Access
15 10 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 195 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 129 (9.02%) Git (software)
3 85 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 67 (4.69%) JIRA
5 35 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 30 (2.10%) Jenkins
6 30 (2.10%) Selenium
7 27 (1.89%) TeamCity
8 25 (1.75%) Subversion
9 21 (1.47%) SpecFlow
10 18 (1.26%) NUnit
11 16 (1.12%) Bitbucket
12 12 (0.84%) Android Studio
12 12 (0.84%) JSUnit
13 11 (0.77%) git-flow
13 11 (0.77%) NuGet
14 10 (0.70%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.70%) Moq
14 10 (0.70%) MSTest
15 9 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 152 (10.63%) Finance
2 86 (6.01%) Retail
3 81 (5.66%) Advertising
4 80 (5.59%) Marketing
5 30 (2.10%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.19%) Banking
6 17 (1.19%) Electronics
7 15 (1.05%) Automotive
7 15 (1.05%) Games
8 12 (0.84%) Legal
9 8 (0.56%) Music Industry
10 7 (0.49%) Back Office
10 7 (0.49%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.14%) Billing
12 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.070%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,080 (75.52%) Developer
2 572 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 422 (29.51%) C# Developer
4 292 (20.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 215 (15.03%) ASP.NET Developer
6 191 (13.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 171 (11.96%) Software Developer
8 131 (9.16%) Senior Developer
9 129 (9.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 122 (8.53%) SQL Developer
11 101 (7.06%) Web Developer
12 89 (6.22%) Analyst
13 87 (6.08%) Junior
14 86 (6.01%) .NET Software Developer
15 83 (5.80%) Junior Developer
16 74 (5.17%) C# Software Developer
17 72 (5.03%) Full Stack Developer
18 66 (4.62%) Senior C# Developer
19 63 (4.41%) Senior .NET Developer
20 59 (4.13%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 771 (53.92%) ASP.NET
2 582 (40.70%) HTML
3 526 (36.78%) CSS
4 394 (27.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 363 (25.38%) AngularJS
6 311 (21.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 283 (19.79%) .NET Framework
8 270 (18.88%) jQuery
9 211 (14.76%) Entity Framework
10 166 (11.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 161 (11.26%) HTML5
12 152 (10.63%) KnockoutJS
12 152 (10.63%) Web Services
13 148 (10.35%) RESTful
14 123 (8.60%) WCF
15 120 (8.39%) XML
16 110 (7.69%) CSS3
17 102 (7.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 94 (6.57%) Node.js
19 67 (4.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 73 (5.10%) Computer Science
2 64 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (2.66%) User Experience
5 37 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (2.45%) Mobile App
7 28 (1.96%) Digital TV
8 22 (1.54%) Fintech
9 15 (1.05%) Graphic Design
10 14 (0.98%) Management Information System
11 13 (0.91%) Algorithms
12 12 (0.84%) Client/Server
12 12 (0.84%) Music Streaming
13 11 (0.77%) iPad
14 10 (0.70%) Replication
15 9 (0.63%) EPoS
15 9 (0.63%) Public Cloud
16 8 (0.56%) Data Centre
17 5 (0.35%) iSeries
17 5 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 103 (7.20%) Windows
2 51 (3.57%) Android
3 33 (2.31%) Apple iOS
3 33 (2.31%) Linux
4 24 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.12%) Unix
6 9 (0.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 7 (0.49%) FreeRTOS
7 7 (0.49%) SafeRTOS
8 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.070%) HPUX
11 1 (0.070%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 623 (43.57%) MVC
2 578 (40.42%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (18.74%) Web Development
4 247 (17.27%) TDD
5 161 (11.26%) Scrum
6 141 (9.86%) CRM
7 139 (9.72%) BDD
8 138 (9.65%) Software Engineering
9 129 (9.02%) SDLC
10 115 (8.04%) Test Automation
11 105 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
12 97 (6.78%) Web Application Development
13 93 (6.50%) Mentoring
14 90 (6.29%) OO
15 80 (5.59%) Unit Testing
16 77 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
17 75 (5.24%) E-Commerce
18 59 (4.13%) Dependency Injection
19 54 (3.78%) Migration
20 52 (3.64%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,208 (84.48%) C#
2 669 (46.78%) JavaScript
3 566 (39.58%) SQL
4 159 (11.12%) VB.NET
5 130 (9.09%) Java
6 127 (8.88%) T-SQL
7 71 (4.97%) PHP
8 66 (4.62%) C++
9 51 (3.57%) Ruby
10 45 (3.15%) TypeScript
10 45 (3.15%) VB
11 43 (3.01%) C
11 43 (3.01%) Python
12 42 (2.94%) PowerShell
13 34 (2.38%) PL/SQL
14 21 (1.47%) Perl
14 21 (1.47%) VB6
15 12 (0.84%) VBScript
16 10 (0.70%) Delphi
16 10 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 139 (9.72%) Degree
2 48 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (1.19%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.12%) ISTQB
6 11 (0.77%) ISEB
7 6 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.35%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.28%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.28%) MCSD
10 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.21%) MCTS
11 2 (0.14%) GNVQ
11 2 (0.14%) HND
11 2 (0.14%) MCSE
11 2 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.070%) MCP
12 1 (0.070%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.71%) QA
2 13 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.56%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.56%) SLA
4 7 (0.49%) MISRA
4 7 (0.49%) MISRA C
5 5 (0.35%) ISO 13485
5 5 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.21%) IEC 62304
7 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.14%) TickIT
8 1 (0.070%) GDPR
8 1 (0.070%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (2.66%) Docker
2 32 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 10 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.070%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (1.26%) Puppet
2 16 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.98%) Ansible
4 10 (0.70%) SCCM
5 8 (0.56%) Terraform
6 7 (0.49%) Salt
6 7 (0.49%) SCVMM
7 6 (0.42%) vCenter Server
8 5 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.21%) SCOM
10 2 (0.14%) Packer
10 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.070%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.070%) Kibana
11 1 (0.070%) logstash
11 1 (0.070%) Nessus
11 1 (0.070%) Nmap
Vendors
1 510 (35.66%) Microsoft
2 42 (2.94%) Oracle
3 36 (2.52%) Xamarin
4 34 (2.38%) Google
5 25 (1.75%) Sitecore
6 21 (1.47%) Telerik
7 18 (1.26%) IBM
8 17 (1.19%) VMware
9 14 (0.98%) Progress
10 12 (0.84%) SAP
11 11 (0.77%) IFS
11 11 (0.77%) ServiceNow
12 10 (0.70%) Citrix
13 9 (0.63%) Adobe
14 8 (0.56%) Capita
15 7 (0.49%) BMC
16 6 (0.42%) DevExpress
17 5 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
17 5 (0.35%) Siebel
18 4 (0.28%) IDERA