Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 9 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 407 1,028 1,196
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.68% 13.72% 13.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.53% 46.08% 43.35%
Number of salaries quoted 410 1,014 1,205
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £64,775 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +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 935 2,231 2,759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.02% 29.79% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 764 1,903 2,336
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £30,900 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% +3.00%

.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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +9 169 £55,000 +22.22% 39
Staffordshire 0 69 £46,250 +8.82% 21
Warwickshire -4 52 £42,500 -5.56% 14
Coventry -1 41 £45,000 -8.84% 18
Solihull -1 27 £51,000 -0.49% 6
Worcestershire -6 14 £50,000 +18.34% 8
Shropshire +7 11 £45,000 - 2
Walsall -1 4 £23,500 -37.33% 2
Wolverhampton +2 3 - - 2
Herefordshire -9 2 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Sutton Coldfield -3 1 £40,000 -
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 297 (72.97%) C#
2 204 (50.12%) SQL
3 181 (44.47%) JavaScript
3 181 (44.47%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (43.24%) Azure
5 170 (41.77%) SQL Server
6 155 (38.08%) Microsoft
7 153 (37.59%) ASP.NET
8 150 (36.86%) HTML
9 142 (34.89%) CSS
10 141 (34.64%) MVC
11 130 (31.94%) DevOps
12 120 (29.48%) .NET Framework
13 106 (26.04%) AngularJS
14 98 (24.08%) .NET Core
15 94 (23.10%) jQuery
16 88 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
17 85 (20.88%) ASP.NET MVC
18 79 (19.41%) Git (software)
18 79 (19.41%) Software Engineering
19 67 (16.46%) Mentoring
20 63 (15.48%) Microservices
20 63 (15.48%) TDD
21 56 (13.76%) REST
22 51 (12.53%) React
22 51 (12.53%) TypeScript
23 50 (12.29%) Entity Framework
24 46 (11.30%) T-SQL
25 45 (11.06%) HTML5
26 44 (10.81%) Web Development

.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 32 (7.86%) IIS
2 17 (4.18%) CMS
2 17 (4.18%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (2.95%) Umbraco
5 7 (1.72%) Confluence
6 5 (1.23%) Sitefinity
6 5 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.74%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.74%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.49%) Kentico
8 2 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.49%) WordPress
9 1 (0.25%) Apache
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.49%) Magento
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.49%) SAP MII
3 2 (0.49%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.49%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.49%) SAP PP-PI
4 1 (0.25%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 176 (43.24%) Azure
2 37 (9.09%) Power Platform
3 35 (8.60%) AWS
4 17 (4.18%) GitHub
4 17 (4.18%) PaaS
5 16 (3.93%) npm
6 11 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
6 11 (2.70%) IaaS
7 10 (2.46%) Serverless
8 9 (2.21%) SaaS
9 8 (1.97%) Office 365
10 6 (1.47%) GCP
11 5 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.23%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.98%) Power Automate
13 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.49%) Force.com
13 2 (0.49%) Logic Apps
13 2 (0.49%) PowerApps
14 1 (0.25%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.19%) Internet
2 5 (1.23%) AMQP
2 5 (1.23%) Skype
3 2 (0.49%) Intranet
4 1 (0.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (41.77%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (8.11%) MongoDB
4 31 (7.62%) Power BI
5 29 (7.13%) NoSQL
6 21 (5.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (4.67%) Data Lake
7 19 (4.67%) MySQL
7 19 (4.67%) Relational Database
7 19 (4.67%) Snowflake Schema
8 18 (4.42%) Big Data
8 18 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (4.18%) Redis
10 9 (2.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.97%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (1.97%) Cosmos DB
11 8 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 79 (19.41%) Git (software)
2 38 (9.34%) Visual Studio
3 25 (6.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 19 (4.67%) Jenkins
5 16 (3.93%) Selenium
6 15 (3.69%) NUnit
7 14 (3.44%) SpecFlow
8 11 (2.70%) JIRA
9 9 (2.21%) Cypress.io
9 9 (2.21%) gulp
9 9 (2.21%) jspm
10 8 (1.97%) Moq
10 8 (1.97%) MSTest
10 8 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.97%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (1.47%) Postman
11 6 (1.47%) Visual Studio Code
12 3 (0.74%) webpack
13 2 (0.49%) Bitbucket
General
1 43 (10.57%) Finance
2 18 (4.42%) Law
3 14 (3.44%) Digital Economy
4 12 (2.95%) Public Sector
5 11 (2.70%) Games
5 11 (2.70%) Marketing
6 9 (2.21%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.97%) Retail
8 3 (0.74%) Banking
8 3 (0.74%) Legal
8 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.49%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 233 (57.25%) Developer
2 106 (26.04%) .NET Developer
3 75 (18.43%) Software Developer
4 62 (15.23%) C# Developer
5 54 (13.27%) Full Stack Developer
6 50 (12.29%) Senior Developer
7 37 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 32 (7.86%) Software Engineer
9 30 (7.37%) .NET Software Developer
10 27 (6.63%) C# Software Developer
11 24 (5.90%) Senior .NET Developer
12 22 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
13 19 (4.67%) Senior Full Stack Developer
14 18 (4.42%) Web Developer
15 16 (3.93%) .NET Software Engineer
15 16 (3.93%) Analyst
15 16 (3.93%) Lead Developer
16 15 (3.69%) Angular Developer
17 14 (3.44%) Data Engineer
17 14 (3.44%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (37.59%) ASP.NET
2 150 (36.86%) HTML
3 142 (34.89%) CSS
4 120 (29.48%) .NET Framework
5 106 (26.04%) AngularJS
6 98 (24.08%) .NET Core
7 94 (23.10%) jQuery
8 88 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
9 85 (20.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 56 (13.76%) REST
11 51 (12.53%) React
12 50 (12.29%) Entity Framework
13 45 (11.06%) HTML5
14 43 (10.57%) Web Services
15 29 (7.13%) JSON
15 29 (7.13%) WCF
16 28 (6.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 26 (6.39%) Ajax
18 24 (5.90%) RESTful
19 22 (5.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (5.41%) User Experience
4 15 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (2.95%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (1.72%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.47%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.47%) Robotics
9 5 (1.23%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.23%) Life Science
9 5 (1.23%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.98%) AS400
11 3 (0.74%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.49%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.49%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.49%) PlayStation
12 2 (0.49%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.58%) Windows
2 10 (2.46%) Windows Server
3 8 (1.97%) Linux
4 7 (1.72%) Android
5 5 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.98%) HPUX
7 2 (0.49%) Unix
8 1 (0.25%) MVS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (44.47%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (34.64%) MVC
3 130 (31.94%) DevOps
4 79 (19.41%) Software Engineering
5 67 (16.46%) Mentoring
6 63 (15.48%) Microservices
6 63 (15.48%) TDD
7 44 (10.81%) Web Development
8 36 (8.85%) SOLID
9 34 (8.35%) Problem-Solving
10 33 (8.11%) Scrum
11 28 (6.88%) Test Automation
11 28 (6.88%) Unit Testing
12 27 (6.63%) User Stories
13 26 (6.39%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (6.39%) SDLC
14 25 (6.14%) BDD
14 25 (6.14%) OO
15 23 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (5.16%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 297 (72.97%) C#
2 204 (50.12%) SQL
3 181 (44.47%) JavaScript
4 51 (12.53%) TypeScript
5 46 (11.30%) T-SQL
6 31 (7.62%) VB.NET
7 29 (7.13%) Java
8 28 (6.88%) PowerShell
9 18 (4.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 11 (2.70%) PHP
11 10 (2.46%) C++
12 9 (2.21%) Python
13 7 (1.72%) VB
14 4 (0.98%) C
14 4 (0.98%) VB6
15 3 (0.74%) Erlang
15 3 (0.74%) ES6
15 3 (0.74%) Go
16 2 (0.49%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (5.41%) Degree
2 11 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 11 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.74%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.49%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.65%) QA
2 18 (4.42%) Data Quality
3 14 (3.44%) GDPR
4 3 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (9.34%) Docker
2 8 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.97%) vSphere
3 4 (0.98%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (4.91%) Kubernetes
2 14 (3.44%) Terraform
3 8 (1.97%) MIIS
3 8 (1.97%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (1.72%) Ansible
5 2 (0.49%) Grafana
5 2 (0.49%) Kibana
5 2 (0.49%) logstash
5 2 (0.49%) Packer
6 1 (0.25%) SCCM
6 1 (0.25%) Simpana
Vendors
1 155 (38.08%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.44%) Oracle
3 9 (2.21%) Xamarin
4 8 (1.97%) VMware
5 7 (1.72%) ServiceNow
5 7 (1.72%) UiPath
6 6 (1.47%) Blue Prism
7 5 (1.23%) ABBYY
7 5 (1.23%) Automation Anywhere
7 5 (1.23%) HubSpot
7 5 (1.23%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.98%) Telerik
9 3 (0.74%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.74%) IBM
10 2 (0.49%) HP
10 2 (0.49%) jBASE
10 2 (0.49%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.49%) SAP
10 2 (0.49%) Sitecore