Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,372 1,901 2,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.62% 18.92% 16.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.25% 48.71% 46.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,191 1,824 1,845
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £29,375 £25,875 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 3,172 3,903 4,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.80% 38.84% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,666 3,432 3,640
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,162 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.52% +4.43% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -6 466 £45,000 +5.88% 76
Staffordshire -2 239 £40,000 +2.56% 51
Coventry -6 169 £47,500 +18.75% 19
Warwickshire -7 111 £40,000 +6.67% 17
Worcestershire -2 101 £43,086 +14.89% 30
Solihull +3 88 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Shropshire -9 34 £40,000 - 9
Wolverhampton +7 31 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Sutton Coldfield -3 23 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Walsall +10 17 £35,000 -10.26% 5
Herefordshire -1 13 £55,000 +46.67% 4
Brierley Hill +1 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Dudley -12 3 £30,000 -24.05%
Tipton - 3 £35,500 -
Halesowen +9 1 £45,000 +95.65%
Smethwick +2 1 £34,000 -
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 1,205 (87.83%) C#
2 749 (54.59%) JavaScript
3 648 (47.23%) Agile Software Development
4 639 (46.57%) ASP.NET
5 629 (45.85%) SQL Server
6 584 (42.57%) MVC
7 569 (41.47%) SQL
8 525 (38.27%) HTML
9 484 (35.28%) CSS
10 482 (35.13%) Microsoft
11 372 (27.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 335 (24.42%) AngularJS
13 323 (23.54%) ASP.NET Web API
14 293 (21.36%) Microsoft Azure
15 292 (21.28%) TDD
16 266 (19.39%) .NET Framework
17 256 (18.66%) Web Development
18 214 (15.60%) Scrum
19 211 (15.38%) jQuery
20 187 (13.63%) T-SQL
21 179 (13.05%) Visual Studio
21 179 (13.05%) Entity Framework
22 177 (12.90%) Finance
23 175 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
24 166 (12.10%) HTML5
25 160 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
26 157 (11.44%) KnockoutJS
27 155 (11.30%) Degree
28 150 (10.93%) VB.NET
29 149 (10.86%) Software Engineering

.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 76 (5.54%) SharePoint
2 64 (4.66%) CMS
3 47 (3.43%) IIS
4 36 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
5 24 (1.75%) Umbraco
6 21 (1.53%) Confluence
7 19 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.66%) Apache
8 9 (0.66%) NServiceBus
9 6 (0.44%) Anypoint
9 6 (0.44%) JBoss
10 5 (0.36%) MTS
10 5 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.29%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.22%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.22%) Sonic ESB
12 3 (0.22%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (1.31%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.22%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.22%) Moqups
7 1 (0.073%) Simulink
7 1 (0.073%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 98 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.073%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.073%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.073%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.073%) Sage 500
4 1 (0.073%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.073%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.073%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 293 (21.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (6.78%) PaaS
3 67 (4.88%) SaaS
4 60 (4.37%) IaaS
5 49 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
6 48 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
7 45 (3.28%) Office 365
8 37 (2.70%) Serverless
9 16 (1.17%) GitHub
10 9 (0.66%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
12 7 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.22%) NuGet
14 2 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.15%) npm
14 2 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.48%) Internet
2 12 (0.87%) Skype
3 10 (0.73%) SSL
4 7 (0.51%) SMS
4 7 (0.51%) Wireshark
5 6 (0.44%) Firewall
5 6 (0.44%) FTP
5 6 (0.44%) Telnet
6 5 (0.36%) HTTP
7 4 (0.29%) Broadband
7 4 (0.29%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.22%) Intranet
9 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.15%) Modbus
9 2 (0.15%) Network Security
9 2 (0.15%) SMTP
10 1 (0.073%) DHCP
10 1 (0.073%) DNS
10 1 (0.073%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.073%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 629 (45.85%) SQL Server
2 99 (7.22%) NoSQL
3 86 (6.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (5.69%) SQL Server 2016
5 57 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 54 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 52 (3.79%) MongoDB
8 51 (3.72%) Relational Database
9 42 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 40 (2.92%) Cosmos DB
11 33 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 28 (2.04%) MySQL
13 22 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
14 20 (1.46%) Power BI
15 19 (1.38%) RavenDB
16 18 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
17 17 (1.24%) Big Data
17 17 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
18 14 (1.02%) Data Lake
19 10 (0.73%) DTS
Development Applications
1 179 (13.05%) Visual Studio
2 148 (10.79%) Git (software)
3 99 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 53 (3.86%) JIRA
5 49 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
6 41 (2.99%) Selenium
6 41 (2.99%) SpecFlow
7 32 (2.33%) Subversion
8 31 (2.26%) NUnit
8 31 (2.26%) TeamCity
9 28 (2.04%) Jenkins
10 15 (1.09%) Bitbucket
10 15 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (0.95%) Moq
12 12 (0.87%) Android Studio
13 11 (0.80%) MSTest
14 10 (0.73%) MSI
14 10 (0.73%) WebDriver
14 10 (0.73%) WiX
15 8 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 177 (12.90%) Finance
2 69 (5.03%) Retail
3 65 (4.74%) Advertising
4 62 (4.52%) Marketing
5 41 (2.99%) Legal
6 33 (2.41%) Automotive
7 24 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.31%) Games
9 12 (0.87%) Law
10 11 (0.80%) Banking
11 10 (0.73%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.29%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.22%) Billing
14 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.15%) Back Office
15 1 (0.073%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,013 (73.83%) Developer
2 546 (39.80%) .NET Developer
3 415 (30.25%) C# Developer
4 288 (20.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 199 (14.50%) Software Developer
6 180 (13.12%) ASP.NET Developer
7 163 (11.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 120 (8.75%) Senior Developer
9 110 (8.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 96 (7.00%) Full Stack Developer
11 95 (6.92%) C# Software Developer
12 89 (6.49%) Web Developer
13 86 (6.27%) .NET Software Developer
14 70 (5.10%) Software Engineer
15 62 (4.52%) SQL Developer
16 60 (4.37%) .NET Web Developer
16 60 (4.37%) Architect
17 58 (4.23%) Analyst
18 56 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
18 56 (4.08%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 639 (46.57%) ASP.NET
2 525 (38.27%) HTML
3 484 (35.28%) CSS
4 372 (27.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 335 (24.42%) AngularJS
6 323 (23.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 266 (19.39%) .NET Framework
8 211 (15.38%) jQuery
9 179 (13.05%) Entity Framework
10 166 (12.10%) HTML5
11 157 (11.44%) KnockoutJS
12 143 (10.42%) WCF
13 139 (10.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 131 (9.55%) Web Services
15 117 (8.53%) CSS3
16 116 (8.45%) JSON
17 103 (7.51%) Node.js
18 96 (7.00%) RESTful
19 95 (6.92%) .NET Core
20 90 (6.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 93 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
2 71 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 58 (4.23%) Mobile App
5 53 (3.86%) User Experience
6 52 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
7 44 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (1.75%) Driving Licence
9 23 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 23 (1.68%) Music Streaming
10 21 (1.53%) Digital TV
11 20 (1.46%) Graphic Design
12 16 (1.17%) Public Cloud
13 15 (1.09%) Client/Server
14 13 (0.95%) Fintech
15 11 (0.80%) Replication
16 9 (0.66%) NHS
17 8 (0.58%) 3D Graphics
18 6 (0.44%) Algorithms
19 5 (0.36%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 124 (9.04%) Windows
2 39 (2.84%) Android
3 25 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 19 (1.38%) Linux
5 18 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.87%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.15%) Unix
8 2 (0.15%) VMS
8 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.073%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.073%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 648 (47.23%) Agile Software Development
2 584 (42.57%) MVC
3 292 (21.28%) TDD
4 256 (18.66%) Web Development
5 214 (15.60%) Scrum
6 175 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
7 160 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
8 149 (10.86%) Software Engineering
9 146 (10.64%) BDD
10 135 (9.84%) CRM
11 126 (9.18%) OO
12 115 (8.38%) SDLC
13 94 (6.85%) Unit Testing
14 93 (6.78%) Test Automation
15 86 (6.27%) Continuous Deployment
16 81 (5.90%) Web Application Development
17 77 (5.61%) Mentoring
18 76 (5.54%) Microservices
19 63 (4.59%) Front End Development
20 55 (4.01%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1,205 (87.83%) C#
2 749 (54.59%) JavaScript
3 569 (41.47%) SQL
4 187 (13.63%) T-SQL
5 150 (10.93%) VB.NET
6 105 (7.65%) Java
7 54 (3.94%) VB
8 52 (3.79%) TypeScript
9 50 (3.64%) C++
9 50 (3.64%) PowerShell
10 28 (2.04%) Python
11 27 (1.97%) PHP
12 16 (1.17%) Scala
13 15 (1.09%) VBA
14 14 (1.02%) C
15 13 (0.95%) Ruby
16 12 (0.87%) X++
17 11 (0.80%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.73%) Erlang
19 8 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 155 (11.30%) Degree
2 50 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (2.77%) Security Cleared
4 34 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (1.53%) SC Cleared
6 20 (1.46%) ISEB
7 14 (1.02%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.36%) PMP
10 4 (0.29%) MCSD
11 3 (0.22%) MCTS
12 2 (0.15%) GNVQ
12 2 (0.15%) HND
12 2 (0.15%) MCPD
12 2 (0.15%) MCSA
12 2 (0.15%) MCSE
13 1 (0.073%) APMP
13 1 (0.073%) CISSP
13 1 (0.073%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.073%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.11%) QA
2 13 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.87%) SLA
4 9 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.073%) GDPR
6 1 (0.073%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.073%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.073%) TickIT
6 1 (0.073%) WCAG
System Software
1 44 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.41%) Docker
3 10 (0.73%) Hyper-V
3 10 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.073%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (1.17%) Ansible
3 15 (1.09%) Puppet
4 10 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
4 10 (0.73%) SCCM
4 10 (0.73%) Terraform
4 10 (0.73%) vCenter Server
5 4 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.073%) CASB
7 1 (0.073%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.073%) Nmap
7 1 (0.073%) SCOM
7 1 (0.073%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.073%) WSUS
Vendors
1 482 (35.13%) Microsoft
2 113 (8.24%) Xamarin
3 24 (1.75%) Oracle
4 21 (1.53%) Google
5 19 (1.38%) VMware
6 13 (0.95%) Capita
7 12 (0.87%) Remedy
8 11 (0.80%) Twitter
9 10 (0.73%) Sitecore
10 9 (0.66%) LexisNexis
11 8 (0.58%) Facebook
11 8 (0.58%) IBM
12 7 (0.51%) SAP
13 6 (0.44%) Applogic
13 6 (0.44%) IDERA
13 6 (0.44%) Informatica
13 6 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.44%) Tableau
13 6 (0.44%) UiPath
13 6 (0.44%) webMethods