Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 10 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,063 1,124 1,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.45% 13.17% 16.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 48.78% 42.56% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1,004 1,569
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

.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 2,179 2,641 3,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.62% 30.94% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,894 2,215 3,418
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 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +2 310 £45,000 - 77
Staffordshire -1 148 £42,500 +6.25% 53
Coventry +9 131 £49,362 +3.92% 17
Worcestershire +2 121 £40,000 - 54
Warwickshire +5 100 £45,000 - 25
Herefordshire +23 80 £42,500 -22.73% 19
Solihull +3 53 £50,000 - 18
Sutton Coldfield +4 27 £40,000 - 2
Walsall -8 19 £45,000 +38.46% 6
Shropshire +5 16 £43,000 +17.01% 8
Halesowen - 9 £45,000 - 1
Smethwick - 5 £22,500 -
Wolverhampton +4 3 £38,750 -8.82% 4
Stourbridge -1 1 £55,000 +69.23%
Kingswinford - 1 £45,000 - 1
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 873 (82.13%) C#
2 519 (48.82%) ASP.NET
3 494 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
4 448 (42.14%) JavaScript
5 427 (40.17%) SQL
6 383 (36.03%) SQL Server
7 350 (32.93%) Azure
8 337 (31.70%) HTML
9 332 (31.23%) CSS
10 329 (30.95%) MVC
11 312 (29.35%) Microsoft
12 220 (20.70%) .NET Framework
13 190 (17.87%) ASP.NET Web API
14 187 (17.59%) AngularJS
15 185 (17.40%) Scrum
16 177 (16.65%) .NET Core
17 166 (15.62%) Software Engineering
18 159 (14.96%) DevOps
19 158 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC
20 154 (14.49%) AWS
20 154 (14.49%) jQuery
21 148 (13.92%) Web Services
22 147 (13.83%) Web Development
23 123 (11.57%) Greenfield Project
24 121 (11.38%) Git (software)
25 120 (11.29%) SDLC
26 109 (10.25%) TDD
27 106 (9.97%) Mentoring
28 105 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
28 105 (9.88%) VB.NET

.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 (3.76%) CMS
2 38 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 29 (2.73%) Confluence
3 29 (2.73%) Umbraco
4 24 (2.26%) IIS
5 13 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
6 10 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (0.85%) TPMS
8 8 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (0.66%) FileNet
10 6 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.47%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.47%) WordPress
12 4 (0.38%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.38%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.28%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.19%) Apache
14 2 (0.19%) GeoServer
14 2 (0.19%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 16 (1.51%) S-PLUS
2 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.38%) Fireworks
3 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.38%) Moqups
3 4 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 40 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.28%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.28%) OPENHousing
4 2 (0.19%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.094%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.094%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.094%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 350 (32.93%) Azure
2 154 (14.49%) AWS
3 39 (3.67%) Dynamics 365
4 30 (2.82%) GCP
5 24 (2.26%) Office 365
6 21 (1.98%) Power Platform
7 19 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (1.79%) GitHub
7 19 (1.79%) Serverless
8 15 (1.41%) SaaS
9 14 (1.32%) PaaS
10 9 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (0.75%) AWS IoT
11 8 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.75%) Azure Functions
12 7 (0.66%) PowerApps
13 4 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.38%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.38%) IaaS
13 4 (0.38%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.48%) Internet
2 12 (1.13%) FTP
2 12 (1.13%) SMTP
3 9 (0.85%) HTTP
4 8 (0.75%) MQTT
4 8 (0.75%) SSH
5 5 (0.47%) DHCP
5 5 (0.47%) DNS
5 5 (0.47%) Intranet
5 5 (0.47%) SAN
6 1 (0.094%) LAN
6 1 (0.094%) Modbus
6 1 (0.094%) RS-232
6 1 (0.094%) RS-485
6 1 (0.094%) Skype
6 1 (0.094%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.094%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (36.03%) SQL Server
2 66 (6.21%) Relational Database
3 53 (4.99%) MySQL
4 51 (4.80%) NoSQL
5 49 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (3.57%) MongoDB
7 27 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
8 25 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
9 20 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (1.41%) Power BI
11 14 (1.32%) SQLite
12 11 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (1.03%) RavenDB
13 9 (0.85%) Redis
13 9 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
14 8 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
14 8 (0.75%) Big Data
14 8 (0.75%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 121 (11.38%) Git (software)
2 90 (8.47%) Visual Studio
3 61 (5.74%) JIRA
4 43 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 37 (3.48%) Visual Studio Team System
6 25 (2.35%) Jenkins
7 24 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
7 24 (2.26%) Subversion
8 21 (1.98%) MSTest
9 20 (1.88%) Selenium
10 10 (0.94%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.66%) ReSharper
13 6 (0.56%) GitLab
13 6 (0.56%) Log4Net
13 6 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (0.47%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.47%) NUnit
14 5 (0.47%) SonarQube
General
1 80 (7.53%) Finance
2 58 (5.46%) Retail
3 37 (3.48%) Games
4 34 (3.20%) Public Sector
5 25 (2.35%) Marketing
6 17 (1.60%) Automotive
7 10 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.66%) Local Government
9 4 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.28%) Advertising
10 3 (0.28%) Back Office
10 3 (0.28%) Banking
10 3 (0.28%) Law
10 3 (0.28%) Social Housing
11 2 (0.19%) Legal
11 2 (0.19%) Military
11 2 (0.19%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.094%) Billing
12 1 (0.094%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 801 (75.35%) Developer
2 429 (40.36%) .NET Developer
3 198 (18.63%) Senior Developer
4 174 (16.37%) C# Developer
5 173 (16.27%) Software Developer
6 136 (12.79%) Senior .NET Developer
7 123 (11.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 108 (10.16%) Full Stack Developer
9 81 (7.62%) Software Engineer
10 60 (5.64%) Junior
11 59 (5.55%) .NET Software Developer
12 55 (5.17%) Junior Developer
13 54 (5.08%) Web Developer
14 47 (4.42%) C# Software Developer
15 42 (3.95%) Senior Software Developer
16 33 (3.10%) Senior C# Developer
17 32 (3.01%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 27 (2.54%) Lead Developer
19 26 (2.45%) Architect
19 26 (2.45%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 519 (48.82%) ASP.NET
2 337 (31.70%) HTML
3 332 (31.23%) CSS
4 220 (20.70%) .NET Framework
5 190 (17.87%) ASP.NET Web API
6 187 (17.59%) AngularJS
7 177 (16.65%) .NET Core
8 158 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 154 (14.49%) jQuery
10 148 (13.92%) Web Services
11 96 (9.03%) REST
12 92 (8.65%) HTML5
13 91 (8.56%) React
14 76 (7.15%) KnockoutJS
15 62 (5.83%) Entity Framework
16 61 (5.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 58 (5.46%) Node.js
18 57 (5.36%) WPF
19 56 (5.27%) ASP.NET Core
19 56 (5.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 123 (11.57%) Greenfield Project
2 63 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (4.89%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (2.73%) Mobile App
5 24 (2.26%) User Experience
6 16 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.41%) Robotics
8 13 (1.22%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.22%) SCADA
9 12 (1.13%) Algorithms
10 10 (0.94%) Xbox
11 9 (0.85%) Smart Home
12 7 (0.66%) DataPower
13 5 (0.47%) Smart City
14 4 (0.38%) CCTV
14 4 (0.38%) Clustering
14 4 (0.38%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.38%) Tandem
15 3 (0.28%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 100 (9.41%) Windows
2 33 (3.10%) Linux
3 21 (1.98%) Android
4 19 (1.79%) Unix
4 19 (1.79%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.13%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.094%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (30.95%) MVC
3 185 (17.40%) Scrum
4 166 (15.62%) Software Engineering
5 159 (14.96%) DevOps
6 147 (13.83%) Web Development
7 120 (11.29%) SDLC
8 109 (10.25%) TDD
9 106 (9.97%) Mentoring
10 105 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
11 93 (8.75%) OO
12 81 (7.62%) Microservices
13 76 (7.15%) Continuous Integration
14 64 (6.02%) Front End Development
15 63 (5.93%) Computer Science
16 62 (5.83%) Test Automation
17 59 (5.55%) Coaching
18 58 (5.46%) E-Commerce
19 53 (4.99%) SOLID
20 49 (4.61%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 873 (82.13%) C#
2 448 (42.14%) JavaScript
3 427 (40.17%) SQL
4 105 (9.88%) VB.NET
5 101 (9.50%) T-SQL
6 76 (7.15%) Java
7 47 (4.42%) TypeScript
8 36 (3.39%) Python
9 28 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 27 (2.54%) C
10 27 (2.54%) C++
11 21 (1.98%) PHP
12 20 (1.88%) VB
13 14 (1.32%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.22%) X++
15 8 (0.75%) Groovy
16 7 (0.66%) VB6
16 7 (0.66%) XAML
17 6 (0.56%) Ruby
18 5 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 94 (8.84%) Degree
2 33 (3.10%) HND
3 30 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.13%) MCP
6 11 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.38%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.38%) ISEB
7 4 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.28%) MCSD
9 2 (0.19%) MCPD
9 2 (0.19%) MCSA
10 1 (0.094%) AAT
10 1 (0.094%) CBAP
10 1 (0.094%) IIBA
10 1 (0.094%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.094%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.094%) PMP
10 1 (0.094%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.80%) QA
2 7 (0.66%) GDPR
3 4 (0.38%) SLA
4 2 (0.19%) PMO
5 1 (0.094%) Data Quality
System Software
1 53 (4.99%) Docker
2 22 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.47%) XenApp
4 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.094%) Firmware
5 1 (0.094%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.094%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (1.41%) Terraform
2 11 (1.03%) Kubernetes
3 10 (0.94%) Ansible
4 7 (0.66%) SCCM
5 4 (0.38%) Packer
6 3 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.19%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.094%) Grafana
8 1 (0.094%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.094%) Puppet
Vendors
1 312 (29.35%) Microsoft
2 47 (4.42%) Oracle
3 32 (3.01%) Google
4 21 (1.98%) Xamarin
5 16 (1.51%) UiPath
6 10 (0.94%) Sitecore
7 8 (0.75%) Adobe
8 7 (0.66%) Cognos
8 7 (0.66%) IBM
8 7 (0.66%) Netezza
9 6 (0.56%) Citrix
9 6 (0.56%) MuleSoft
9 6 (0.56%) VMware
10 5 (0.47%) HP
11 4 (0.38%) ESRI
12 3 (0.28%) Capita
12 3 (0.28%) DevExpress
12 3 (0.28%) SAP
12 3 (0.28%) Spotify
13 2 (0.19%) Sparx