Period
to 21 May 2019

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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 983 1,350 1,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.66% 14.50% 18.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.77% 42.76% 48.49%
Number of salaries quoted 856 1,127 1,674
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £26,075
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,411 3,157 3,613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.04% 33.91% 37.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,978 2,562 3,186
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +5.26% -

.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 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 -10 274 £45,000 -5.26% 70
Staffordshire 0 187 £40,000 - 42
Warwickshire +6 143 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Coventry -1 133 £45,750 +1.67% 14
Worcestershire -13 75 £35,000 -9.51% 21
Solihull -7 61 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Herefordshire -5 31 £42,500 +14.86% 6
Sutton Coldfield +5 25 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Shropshire -29 12 £52,500 +31.25% 6
Walsall -1 10 £37,500 -25.00% 13
Wolverhampton +4 8 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Stourbridge - 5 £25,500 -
Halesowen +17 1 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Dudley -1 1 - - 3
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 778 (79.15%) C#
2 460 (46.80%) ASP.NET
3 450 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
4 439 (44.66%) SQL
5 427 (43.44%) SQL Server
6 380 (38.66%) JavaScript
7 373 (37.95%) Microsoft
8 313 (31.84%) MVC
9 309 (31.43%) HTML
10 291 (29.60%) Microsoft Azure
11 270 (27.47%) CSS
12 193 (19.63%) AngularJS
13 175 (17.80%) Visual Studio
14 170 (17.29%) Web Services
15 169 (17.19%) Software Engineering
16 166 (16.89%) Scrum
17 163 (16.58%) ASP.NET MVC
18 150 (15.26%) ASP.NET Web API
19 149 (15.16%) .NET Framework
20 140 (14.24%) HTML5
21 137 (13.94%) Amazon AWS
22 135 (13.73%) jQuery
22 135 (13.73%) TDD
23 131 (13.33%) VB.NET
24 129 (13.12%) Windows
25 121 (12.31%) Web Development
26 115 (11.70%) DevOps
27 114 (11.60%) OO
28 110 (11.19%) T-SQL
29 104 (10.58%) OOP

.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 40 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.05%) Umbraco
3 29 (2.95%) CMS
4 25 (2.54%) IIS
5 18 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 14 (1.42%) Confluence
8 9 (0.92%) Drupal
8 9 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.51%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.51%) WordPress
11 4 (0.41%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.31%) Sitefinity
13 2 (0.20%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.10%) Captiva
14 1 (0.10%) Oracle Spatial
14 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.31%) ArchiCAD
3 3 (0.31%) AutoCAD
3 3 (0.31%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.31%) MicroStation
3 3 (0.31%) Moqups
3 3 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.31%) Revit
4 1 (0.10%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 35 (3.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.71%) Sage CRM
4 5 (0.51%) Magento
5 3 (0.31%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.10%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 291 (29.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 137 (13.94%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (4.48%) Serverless
4 41 (4.17%) SaaS
5 31 (3.15%) PaaS
6 27 (2.75%) Dynamics 365
6 27 (2.75%) Office 365
7 24 (2.44%) GitHub
8 22 (2.24%) Power Platform
9 15 (1.53%) Amazon SQS
9 15 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
10 14 (1.42%) PowerApps
11 13 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (1.22%) IaaS
13 11 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
13 11 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (1.12%) npm
14 10 (1.02%) NuGet
15 7 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.46%) Internet
2 15 (1.53%) SMTP
3 12 (1.22%) HTTP
4 11 (1.12%) FTP
5 8 (0.81%) MQTT
5 8 (0.81%) SSH
6 7 (0.71%) Network Security
7 4 (0.41%) SNMP
8 3 (0.31%) DHCP
8 3 (0.31%) DNS
8 3 (0.31%) Intranet
8 3 (0.31%) VoIP
9 2 (0.20%) Broadband
9 2 (0.20%) Firewall
9 2 (0.20%) VLAN
9 2 (0.20%) VPN
10 1 (0.10%) LAN
10 1 (0.10%) SSL
10 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (43.44%) SQL Server
2 90 (9.16%) Relational Database
3 49 (4.98%) NoSQL
4 47 (4.78%) MySQL
5 41 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 34 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (2.95%) SQL Server 2014
10 24 (2.44%) Big Data
11 22 (2.24%) MongoDB
12 20 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
12 20 (2.03%) OLAP
12 20 (2.03%) SQLite
13 17 (1.73%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.63%) DTS
15 15 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
16 14 (1.42%) GIS
17 13 (1.32%) Redis
18 11 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 175 (17.80%) Visual Studio
2 98 (9.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 86 (8.75%) Git (software)
4 45 (4.58%) JIRA
5 40 (4.07%) Visual Studio Team System
6 32 (3.26%) Selenium
7 21 (2.14%) Subversion
8 20 (2.03%) NUnit
9 15 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 14 (1.42%) ReSharper
11 12 (1.22%) Ranorex
12 11 (1.12%) Moq
13 9 (0.92%) Jenkins
14 8 (0.81%) Visual Studio Code
15 7 (0.71%) Bitbucket
15 7 (0.71%) Gatling
15 7 (0.71%) JMeter
15 7 (0.71%) SpecFlow
16 5 (0.51%) Cucumber
16 5 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 82 (8.34%) Finance
2 51 (5.19%) Marketing
3 48 (4.88%) Retail
4 24 (2.44%) Games
4 24 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.12%) Legal
6 8 (0.81%) Advertising
6 8 (0.81%) Automotive
7 5 (0.51%) Banking
7 5 (0.51%) Law
7 5 (0.51%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.20%) Local Government
8 2 (0.20%) Military
8 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.10%) Back Office
9 1 (0.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 704 (71.62%) Developer
2 396 (40.28%) .NET Developer
3 245 (24.92%) C# Developer
4 204 (20.75%) Software Developer
5 187 (19.02%) C# .NET Developer
6 96 (9.77%) Senior Developer
7 95 (9.66%) .NET Software Developer
8 92 (9.36%) C# Software Developer
9 91 (9.26%) ASP.NET Developer
10 88 (8.95%) Software Engineer
11 68 (6.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 62 (6.31%) Senior .NET Developer
13 61 (6.21%) Architect
14 55 (5.60%) Full Stack Developer
15 54 (5.49%) VB.NET Developer
16 41 (4.17%) Lead Developer
17 40 (4.07%) Web Developer
18 37 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
19 36 (3.66%) .NET Software Engineer
19 36 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (46.80%) ASP.NET
2 309 (31.43%) HTML
3 270 (27.47%) CSS
4 193 (19.63%) AngularJS
5 170 (17.29%) Web Services
6 163 (16.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 150 (15.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 149 (15.16%) .NET Framework
9 140 (14.24%) HTML5
10 135 (13.73%) jQuery
11 100 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 94 (9.56%) .NET Core
13 87 (8.85%) React
14 78 (7.93%) KnockoutJS
15 75 (7.63%) Entity Framework
15 75 (7.63%) XML
16 67 (6.82%) CSS3
17 63 (6.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 62 (6.31%) REST
18 62 (6.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 98 (9.97%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (4.48%) User Experience
4 25 (2.54%) Mobile App
5 22 (2.24%) Driving Licence
6 19 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (1.73%) Fintech
7 17 (1.73%) Public Cloud
8 16 (1.63%) CCTV
9 13 (1.32%) Algorithms
9 13 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.02%) Robotics
11 9 (0.92%) Smart Home
12 8 (0.81%) New Media
13 7 (0.71%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.71%) Xbox
14 6 (0.61%) Internet of Things
15 5 (0.51%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.51%) SCADA
16 4 (0.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 129 (13.12%) Windows
2 44 (4.48%) Android
3 39 (3.97%) Linux
4 26 (2.64%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.92%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.61%) Mac OS
7 6 (0.61%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.41%) Solaris
8 4 (0.41%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.20%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.10%) CentOS
10 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.10%) Unix
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (31.84%) MVC
3 169 (17.19%) Software Engineering
4 166 (16.89%) Scrum
5 135 (13.73%) TDD
6 121 (12.31%) Web Development
7 115 (11.70%) DevOps
8 114 (11.60%) OO
9 104 (10.58%) OOP
9 104 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
10 101 (10.27%) SDLC
11 98 (9.97%) SOA
12 97 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
13 73 (7.43%) Mentoring
14 70 (7.12%) Test Automation
15 65 (6.61%) Unit Testing
16 60 (6.10%) SOLID
17 51 (5.19%) CRM
18 49 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
19 47 (4.78%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 778 (79.15%) C#
2 439 (44.66%) SQL
3 380 (38.66%) JavaScript
4 131 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 110 (11.19%) T-SQL
6 91 (9.26%) Java
7 66 (6.71%) Python
8 54 (5.49%) VB
9 48 (4.88%) VB6
10 42 (4.27%) C
11 38 (3.87%) C++
12 34 (3.46%) TypeScript
13 28 (2.85%) Scala
14 22 (2.24%) PL/SQL
14 22 (2.24%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.63%) Ruby
16 15 (1.53%) R
16 15 (1.53%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.32%) PHP
18 11 (1.12%) X++
Qualifications
1 98 (9.97%) Degree
2 48 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 40 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (2.24%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.22%) DBS Check
7 10 (1.02%) HND
8 9 (0.92%) MCSE
9 7 (0.71%) MCSA
10 6 (0.61%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.61%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.31%) ISEB
11 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.31%) MCSD
12 2 (0.20%) MCP
12 2 (0.20%) RHCA
12 2 (0.20%) RHCE
12 2 (0.20%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.10%) IIBA
13 1 (0.10%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.07%) QA
2 29 (2.95%) GDPR
3 3 (0.31%) SLA
4 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 46 (4.68%) Docker
2 22 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.10%) vSphere
6 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (0.61%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.51%) Puppet
3 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.31%) Ansible
5 2 (0.20%) SCOM
5 2 (0.20%) Terraform
5 2 (0.20%) WSUS
6 1 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.10%) Packer
6 1 (0.10%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 373 (37.95%) Microsoft
2 48 (4.88%) Oracle
3 33 (3.36%) Xamarin
4 17 (1.73%) UiPath
5 15 (1.53%) ServiceNow
6 13 (1.32%) Google
7 12 (1.22%) SAP
8 11 (1.12%) Blue Prism
8 11 (1.12%) Sitecore
9 8 (0.81%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.71%) Sage
10 7 (0.71%) VMware
11 6 (0.61%) BT
11 6 (0.61%) DevExpress
11 6 (0.61%) Remedy
12 5 (0.51%) ESRI
12 5 (0.51%) Hitachi
12 5 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.51%) Tableau
13 4 (0.41%) Syclo