Period
to 8 July 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 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 9 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 541 1,106 1,412
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.42% 13.78% 14.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.90% 43.68% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 519 1,062 1,379
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,466 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

.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 1,205 2,532 3,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.90% 31.54% 33.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,056 2,106 2,715
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +7.59%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,223 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.50% +9.00% +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 8 July 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 8 July 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 +7 190 £50,000 +11.11% 29
Staffordshire -2 87 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Warwickshire -9 49 £47,500 +5.56% 14
Worcestershire +11 42 £38,500 +10.00% 6
Solihull -11 33 £52,500 - 4
Coventry -15 31 £45,000 -5.26% 17
Shropshire +23 17 £35,500 -21.11% 1
Herefordshire -5 17 £45,000 - 4
Walsall -3 11 £37,500 - 1
Wolverhampton +2 7 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Sutton Coldfield 0 6 £45,000 +20.00% 1
West Bromwich - 3 £40,000 - 1
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 8 July 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.

1 406 (75.05%) C#
2 248 (45.84%) SQL
3 233 (43.07%) Agile Software Development
4 224 (41.40%) ASP.NET
5 213 (39.37%) Azure
6 206 (38.08%) JavaScript
7 196 (36.23%) HTML
7 196 (36.23%) SQL Server
8 191 (35.30%) Microsoft
9 180 (33.27%) CSS
10 175 (32.35%) MVC
11 154 (28.47%) .NET Framework
12 134 (24.77%) AngularJS
13 131 (24.21%) DevOps
14 117 (21.63%) .NET Core
15 104 (19.22%) Software Engineering
15 104 (19.22%) ASP.NET Web API
16 102 (18.85%) Git (software)
16 102 (18.85%) jQuery
17 89 (16.45%) TDD
18 84 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC
19 81 (14.97%) Mentoring
20 72 (13.31%) Microservices
21 66 (12.20%) Web Development
22 63 (11.65%) React
23 61 (11.28%) Finance
23 61 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
24 58 (10.72%) T-SQL
25 57 (10.54%) Scrum
26 53 (9.80%) REST

.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 19 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.14%) IIS
3 15 (2.77%) Umbraco
4 14 (2.59%) CMS
5 11 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.29%) NetWeaver
7 6 (1.11%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.92%) Confluence
8 5 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.55%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.37%) WordPress
11 1 (0.18%) Apache
11 1 (0.18%) Kentico
11 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.55%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 213 (39.37%) Azure
2 52 (9.61%) AWS
3 33 (6.10%) Power Platform
4 21 (3.88%) npm
5 17 (3.14%) PaaS
6 13 (2.40%) Serverless
7 12 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (1.48%) SaaS
9 7 (1.29%) GitHub
9 7 (1.29%) IaaS
10 5 (0.92%) Office 365
11 3 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.55%) GCP
12 2 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.18%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.18%) Heroku
13 1 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.40%) Internet
2 5 (0.92%) Skype
3 4 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.37%) FTP
5 1 (0.18%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (36.23%) SQL Server
2 52 (9.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (7.95%) Relational Database
4 40 (7.39%) MySQL
5 33 (6.10%) Power BI
6 29 (5.36%) MongoDB
7 27 (4.99%) NoSQL
7 27 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (4.44%) Big Data
10 23 (4.25%) Data Lake
11 18 (3.33%) Snowflake Schema
12 14 (2.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 12 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.85%) Redis
15 9 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
16 6 (1.11%) Hadoop
16 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
17 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
18 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 102 (18.85%) Git (software)
2 49 (9.06%) Visual Studio
3 21 (3.88%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.88%) SpecFlow
4 19 (3.51%) JIRA
4 19 (3.51%) NUnit
4 19 (3.51%) Selenium
5 16 (2.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 15 (2.77%) webpack
7 13 (2.40%) Cypress.io
7 13 (2.40%) Moq
7 13 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (1.85%) MSTest
10 8 (1.48%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.11%) Maven
11 6 (1.11%) Subversion
11 6 (1.11%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.92%) gulp
12 5 (0.92%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 61 (11.28%) Finance
2 16 (2.96%) Retail
3 15 (2.77%) Law
4 11 (2.03%) Public Sector
5 10 (1.85%) Digital Economy
5 10 (1.85%) Games
6 9 (1.66%) Legal
7 8 (1.48%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.29%) Automotive
9 6 (1.11%) Banking
10 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.37%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Marketing
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 327 (60.44%) Developer
2 129 (23.84%) .NET Developer
3 86 (15.90%) C# Developer
3 86 (15.90%) Software Developer
4 78 (14.42%) Senior Developer
5 55 (10.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 53 (9.80%) Software Engineer
7 50 (9.24%) Full Stack Developer
8 42 (7.76%) Senior .NET Developer
9 29 (5.36%) Senior C# Developer
10 26 (4.81%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 25 (4.62%) Web Developer
12 24 (4.44%) .NET Software Developer
12 24 (4.44%) .NET Software Engineer
12 24 (4.44%) Analyst
12 24 (4.44%) C# Software Developer
13 19 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
13 19 (3.51%) Technical Leader
14 17 (3.14%) Data Engineer
14 17 (3.14%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (41.40%) ASP.NET
2 196 (36.23%) HTML
3 180 (33.27%) CSS
4 154 (28.47%) .NET Framework
5 134 (24.77%) AngularJS
6 117 (21.63%) .NET Core
7 104 (19.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 102 (18.85%) jQuery
9 84 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 63 (11.65%) React
11 53 (9.80%) REST
12 52 (9.61%) HTML5
13 50 (9.24%) Entity Framework
14 46 (8.50%) Web Services
15 33 (6.10%) Node.js
16 32 (5.91%) Ajax
16 32 (5.91%) WCF
17 30 (5.55%) WinForms
18 29 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 25 (4.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.84%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (5.91%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (3.33%) User Experience
5 16 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.22%) Public Cloud
7 9 (1.66%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.92%) Robotics
11 4 (0.74%) Life Science
12 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.37%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.37%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.37%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (0.37%) SCADA
13 2 (0.37%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.37%) VLE
14 1 (0.18%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.87%) Windows
2 9 (1.66%) Windows Server
3 8 (1.48%) Linux
4 4 (0.74%) Android
4 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.74%) HPUX
5 2 (0.37%) Unix
6 1 (0.18%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (43.07%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (32.35%) MVC
3 131 (24.21%) DevOps
4 104 (19.22%) Software Engineering
5 89 (16.45%) TDD
6 81 (14.97%) Mentoring
7 72 (13.31%) Microservices
8 66 (12.20%) Web Development
9 61 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
10 57 (10.54%) Scrum
11 51 (9.43%) Unit Testing
12 46 (8.50%) SOLID
13 42 (7.76%) OO
14 40 (7.39%) BDD
15 34 (6.28%) E-Commerce
16 32 (5.91%) Test Automation
17 31 (5.73%) OOP
17 31 (5.73%) Requirements Gathering
17 31 (5.73%) SDLC
18 30 (5.55%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 406 (75.05%) C#
2 248 (45.84%) SQL
3 206 (38.08%) JavaScript
4 58 (10.72%) T-SQL
5 52 (9.61%) TypeScript
6 48 (8.87%) VB.NET
7 37 (6.84%) Java
8 21 (3.88%) PowerShell
9 18 (3.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 17 (3.14%) C++
11 14 (2.59%) PHP
12 13 (2.40%) C
12 13 (2.40%) Python
13 7 (1.29%) VBA
14 6 (1.11%) Go
15 4 (0.74%) Erlang
15 4 (0.74%) VB
16 3 (0.55%) ES6
17 2 (0.37%) Scala
17 2 (0.37%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (7.02%) Degree
2 13 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.37%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.73%) QA
2 18 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 16 (2.96%) GDPR
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.37%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) GxP
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (3.70%) Docker
2 8 (1.48%) vSphere
3 7 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (1.66%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.55%) Terraform
3 2 (0.37%) Ansible
3 2 (0.37%) Packer
4 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.18%) Grafana
4 1 (0.18%) MIIS
Vendors
1 191 (35.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.22%) Oracle
3 8 (1.48%) Blue Prism
3 8 (1.48%) UiPath
3 8 (1.48%) Xamarin
4 7 (1.29%) VMware
5 5 (0.92%) Automation Anywhere
6 4 (0.74%) Google
6 4 (0.74%) Telerik
7 3 (0.55%) Databricks
7 3 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.37%) Apple
8 2 (0.37%) Sage
9 1 (0.18%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.18%) Capita
9 1 (0.18%) Facebook
9 1 (0.18%) HP
9 1 (0.18%) HubSpot
9 1 (0.18%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.18%) Twitter