Period
to 16 September 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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 9 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,051 1,200 1,798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.92% 13.78% 18.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.24% 43.54% 45.69%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1,056 1,705
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £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 2,273 2,756 3,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.11% 31.65% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,933 2,333 3,423
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -8 257 £45,000 +3.45% 72
Staffordshire +1 174 £42,500 +6.25% 32
Coventry +8 140 £49,362 +3.92% 17
Warwickshire +9 134 £45,000 - 24
Herefordshire +11 83 £42,500 -22.73% 12
Worcestershire -9 80 £40,000 -10.91% 49
Solihull +3 70 £50,000 - 10
Sutton Coldfield +1 33 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Shropshire -10 19 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Halesowen - 7 £41,000 - 2
Walsall -6 6 £28,500 -18.57% 3
Smethwick - 5 £22,500 - 1
Wolverhampton +9 4 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Kingswinford - 1 £45,000 -
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 852 (81.07%) C#
2 512 (48.72%) ASP.NET
3 479 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
4 433 (41.20%) SQL
5 406 (38.63%) JavaScript
6 379 (36.06%) SQL Server
7 369 (35.11%) Microsoft
8 306 (29.12%) HTML
8 306 (29.12%) MVC
9 289 (27.50%) Azure
10 279 (26.55%) CSS
11 205 (19.51%) Scrum
12 190 (18.08%) .NET Framework
13 184 (17.51%) AngularJS
14 167 (15.89%) Web Development
15 161 (15.32%) ASP.NET Web API
16 159 (15.13%) Software Engineering
16 159 (15.13%) Web Services
17 142 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
18 141 (13.42%) .NET Core
19 139 (13.23%) DevOps
20 138 (13.13%) jQuery
21 132 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
22 130 (12.37%) AWS
23 124 (11.80%) HTML5
24 121 (11.51%) Visual Studio
24 121 (11.51%) SDLC
25 118 (11.23%) VB.NET
26 117 (11.13%) TDD
27 105 (9.99%) Greenfield Project

.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 36 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 32 (3.04%) CMS
3 31 (2.95%) Umbraco
4 21 (2.00%) Confluence
4 21 (2.00%) IIS
5 12 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (0.86%) WordPress
7 4 (0.38%) ArcGIS
7 4 (0.38%) Drupal
7 4 (0.38%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.38%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.29%) FileNet
8 3 (0.29%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.29%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.19%) Apache
9 2 (0.19%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (1.52%) S-PLUS
2 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.38%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.38%) Moqups
4 4 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 46 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.67%) Sage CRM
4 6 (0.57%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 4 (0.38%) Magento
6 3 (0.29%) OPENHousing
7 2 (0.19%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.095%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.095%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 289 (27.50%) Azure
2 130 (12.37%) AWS
3 43 (4.09%) Dynamics 365
4 38 (3.62%) Serverless
5 32 (3.04%) GCP
6 27 (2.57%) GitHub
7 25 (2.38%) Power Platform
8 23 (2.19%) Office 365
9 20 (1.90%) PaaS
10 15 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
11 14 (1.33%) AWS IoT
11 14 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
12 13 (1.24%) SaaS
13 11 (1.05%) Azure Functions
14 8 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (0.76%) npm
14 8 (0.76%) PowerApps
15 7 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
16 6 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
16 6 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.66%) Internet
2 20 (1.90%) FTP
2 20 (1.90%) SMTP
3 15 (1.43%) HTTP
4 14 (1.33%) MQTT
4 14 (1.33%) SSH
5 2 (0.19%) Skype
6 1 (0.095%) DHCP
6 1 (0.095%) DNS
6 1 (0.095%) Intranet
6 1 (0.095%) LAN
6 1 (0.095%) Modbus
6 1 (0.095%) RS-232
6 1 (0.095%) RS-485
6 1 (0.095%) RTP
6 1 (0.095%) SAN
6 1 (0.095%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.095%) VoIP
6 1 (0.095%) WAN
6 1 (0.095%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 379 (36.06%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.52%) Relational Database
3 55 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (4.09%) MySQL
5 36 (3.43%) MongoDB
6 35 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 26 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
8 22 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (1.71%) Redis
10 17 (1.62%) Power BI
11 16 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
12 15 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (1.33%) Amazon Aurora
13 14 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 14 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
14 11 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.05%) OLAP
15 10 (0.95%) SQLite
16 8 (0.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 121 (11.51%) Visual Studio
2 95 (9.04%) Git (software)
3 65 (6.18%) JIRA
4 51 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 49 (4.66%) Visual Studio Team System
6 28 (2.66%) Selenium
7 24 (2.28%) Subversion
8 18 (1.71%) Jenkins
9 14 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (0.76%) ReSharper
11 7 (0.67%) NUnit
11 7 (0.67%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (0.57%) Ranorex
13 5 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (0.38%) JSUnit
14 4 (0.38%) Moq
14 4 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (0.38%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.38%) webpack
General
1 78 (7.42%) Finance
2 75 (7.14%) Retail
3 41 (3.90%) Marketing
4 34 (3.24%) Public Sector
5 29 (2.76%) Games
6 15 (1.43%) Automotive
7 11 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.76%) Banking
8 8 (0.76%) Local Government
9 6 (0.57%) Advertising
10 4 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.38%) Law
10 4 (0.38%) Legal
10 4 (0.38%) Social Housing
10 4 (0.38%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.29%) Back Office
11 3 (0.29%) Military
12 1 (0.095%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 795 (75.64%) Developer
2 425 (40.44%) .NET Developer
3 208 (19.79%) C# Developer
4 198 (18.84%) Software Developer
5 152 (14.46%) Senior Developer
6 149 (14.18%) C# .NET Developer
7 99 (9.42%) Senior .NET Developer
8 97 (9.23%) Software Engineer
9 83 (7.90%) Full Stack Developer
10 76 (7.23%) .NET Software Developer
11 63 (5.99%) C# Software Developer
12 60 (5.71%) Web Developer
13 41 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
14 40 (3.81%) Lead Developer
15 39 (3.71%) Junior
15 39 (3.71%) Senior Software Developer
16 38 (3.62%) Junior Developer
17 37 (3.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 32 (3.04%) Architect
19 29 (2.76%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 512 (48.72%) ASP.NET
2 306 (29.12%) HTML
3 279 (26.55%) CSS
4 190 (18.08%) .NET Framework
5 184 (17.51%) AngularJS
6 161 (15.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 159 (15.13%) Web Services
8 142 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 141 (13.42%) .NET Core
10 138 (13.13%) jQuery
11 124 (11.80%) HTML5
12 93 (8.85%) React
13 69 (6.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 68 (6.47%) CSS3
15 61 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 60 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
17 58 (5.52%) WCF
17 58 (5.52%) XML
18 55 (5.23%) Entity Framework
19 52 (4.95%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 105 (9.99%) Greenfield Project
2 71 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (2.57%) Mobile App
5 21 (2.00%) User Experience
6 19 (1.81%) Algorithms
7 17 (1.62%) Robotics
8 16 (1.52%) Xbox
9 15 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.43%) Smart Home
10 11 (1.05%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.05%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.76%) SCADA
12 7 (0.67%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.57%) CCTV
14 5 (0.48%) Smart City
14 5 (0.48%) Social Media
15 4 (0.38%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.38%) Tandem
16 3 (0.29%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 83 (7.90%) Windows
2 42 (4.00%) Linux
3 25 (2.38%) Android
4 16 (1.52%) Unix
5 13 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.19%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.095%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.095%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (29.12%) MVC
3 205 (19.51%) Scrum
4 167 (15.89%) Web Development
5 159 (15.13%) Software Engineering
6 139 (13.23%) DevOps
7 132 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
8 121 (11.51%) SDLC
9 117 (11.13%) TDD
10 103 (9.80%) Mentoring
11 96 (9.13%) OO
12 82 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
13 75 (7.14%) Test Automation
14 67 (6.37%) Computer Science
15 64 (6.09%) Unit Testing
16 62 (5.90%) Coaching
17 59 (5.61%) CRM
18 57 (5.42%) SOLID
19 53 (5.04%) OOP
20 50 (4.76%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 852 (81.07%) C#
2 433 (41.20%) SQL
3 406 (38.63%) JavaScript
4 118 (11.23%) VB.NET
5 96 (9.13%) T-SQL
6 74 (7.04%) Java
7 54 (5.14%) Python
8 37 (3.52%) TypeScript
9 36 (3.43%) C++
9 36 (3.43%) VB
10 33 (3.14%) C
11 27 (2.57%) VB6
12 21 (2.00%) PHP
13 16 (1.52%) X++
14 14 (1.33%) PL/SQL
14 14 (1.33%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.76%) Scala
16 7 (0.67%) R
16 7 (0.67%) Ruby
16 7 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (8.47%) Degree
2 36 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (2.00%) HND
4 19 (1.81%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (1.05%) MCP
8 6 (0.57%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.48%) MCSD
10 3 (0.29%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.19%) MCPD
11 2 (0.19%) MCSA
11 2 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.095%) IIBA
12 1 (0.095%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.71%) QA
2 7 (0.67%) GDPR
3 2 (0.19%) PMO
3 2 (0.19%) SLA
4 1 (0.095%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (4.00%) Docker
2 21 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.095%) Firmware
4 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.095%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.095%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.095%) vSphere
4 1 (0.095%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (1.05%) Terraform
2 7 (0.67%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.57%) Ansible
4 3 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.19%) Puppet
5 2 (0.19%) SCCM
5 2 (0.19%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.095%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 369 (35.11%) Microsoft
2 41 (3.90%) Oracle
3 34 (3.24%) Google
4 17 (1.62%) UiPath
4 17 (1.62%) Xamarin
5 9 (0.86%) SAP
6 7 (0.67%) Sage
6 7 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (0.57%) Sparx
8 5 (0.48%) DevExpress
8 5 (0.48%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.38%) Blue Prism
9 4 (0.38%) ESRI
9 4 (0.38%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.29%) Adobe
10 3 (0.29%) Capita
10 3 (0.29%) Cognos
10 3 (0.29%) IBM
10 3 (0.29%) Netezza
10 3 (0.29%) Spotify